Movies like The Little Mermaid

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 7.6
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The Little Mermaid
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, light, feel good, emotional, semi serious, romantic, humorous, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, good versus evil, friendship, witch, family, disney, romance, underwater, love, prince, magic, follow your dream, father daughter relationship, spell, imaginary kingdom, transformation, rescue, music, happy ending, ocean, sacrifice, fish out of water, heroine, princess, betrayal ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark

Most similar movies to The Little Mermaid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family, catastrophe, animals, dialogue, storytelling, disney and adventure mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Little Mermaid: Frozen (2013), Aladdin (1992), Beauty and the Beast (1991), The Princess and the Frog (2009), Hercules (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 492K
Frozen
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, family, magic, good versus evil, princess, snowman, sisters, reindeer, curses spells and rituals, music, beautiful scenery, supernatural ability ...
Place: europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   77%
 
 8.0
 304K
Aladdin
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, magic, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, rags to riches, genie, unlikely couple, unlikely friendships, love, desert, chase ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: underwater, family, adventure, disney, fish, young heroes, mother daughter relationship, music, follow your dream, ocean or sea, good versus evil, sisters ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   87%
 
Beauty and the Beast
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: romance, family, heroine, transformation, disney, magic, beast, good versus evil, opposites attract, village, young lovers, kids and family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   100%
 
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The Princess and the Frog
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Style: stylized, fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jazz, firefly, voodoo, adventure, family, dreams, transformation, princess, cinderella story, talking animals, disney, sacrifice ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
 172K
Hercules
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, touching, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, hercules, good versus evil, adventure, disney, heroic mission, friendship, transformation, superhuman powers, fall in love, rescue, prophecy ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   71%
 
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Australia, Taiwan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: adventure, family, disney, mother daughter relationship, ocean, mermaid, underwater, shark, revenge, ocean or sea, young heroes, transformation ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   100%
 
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, adventure, kidnapping, supernatural ability, rescue, talking animals, friendship, disney, animals, love, love story, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   62%
 
 7.8
 346K
Tangled
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, family, magic, romance, mother daughter relationship, long hair, follow your dream, princess, unlikely couple, horse, imaginary kingdom, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   100%
 
The Swan Princess
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, romance, love, rescue, animals, magic, friendship, talking animals, love story, disney, transformation, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
The Little Mermaid
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Disney's The Little Mermaid is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation based on the 1989 Disney film of the same name. It features the adventures of Ariel as a mermaid prior to the events of the film. ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: mermaid, ocean or sea, underwater, imaginary, youth, friendship, family, escapades, young heroes, fish, crab, best friend ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 99K
Anastasia
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, factual, exciting, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: royal family, adventure, family, disney, princess, runaway, hopes, destiny, childhood, magic, happy ending, music ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   100%
 
 7.6
 209K
Mulan
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, friendship, good versus evil, talking animals, human spirit, heroine, female warrior, courage, impersonating, martial arts, cross dressing, animals ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
 7.6
 201K
Moana
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: fairy tale, clever, sweet, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, ocean, mythology, disney, destiny, storytelling, adventure, magic, voyage, quest, family, runaway ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   67%
 
 7.2
 362K
Shrek 2
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, odd couple, talking animals, family, animals, good versus evil, friendship, transformation, magic, teamwork, ogre, parody ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: As a newly crowned princess, Cinderella quickly learns that life at the Palace - and her royal responsibilities - are more challenging than she had imagined. In three heartwarming tales, Cinderella calls on her animal friends and her Fairy Godmother ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, harsh ...
Audience: teens, family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, magic, romance, storytelling, young heroes, disney, changing the past or future, race against time, true love, adventure, kids and family, cinderella story ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
The King and I
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Animated version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about when the King of Siam meets a head strong English school mistress.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, culture clash, head of state, animals, jungle, intrigue, opposites attract, stereotypes, happy ending, teachers and students, catastrophe, disney ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1930s, 1860s
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, jungle, family, father daughter relationship, good versus evil, culture clash, friendship, vengeance, parents and children, destiny, disney, redemption ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
Barbie in the Nutcracker
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: "Barbie" stars as Clara in this animated retelling of the classic Christmas ballet, complete with Tchaikovsky soundtrack and ballet choreography.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing
Plot: family, young heroes, ballet, rescue, friendship, adventure, finnish, mentor, cinderella story, childhood, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Place: london, england, europe, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
The Book of Life
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must ...
Style: colourful, stylized, exciting, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, destiny, fall in love, friendship, romance, true love, escapades, hopes, danger, serenade, creativity, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
Aladdin and the King of Thieves
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, family, adventure, genie, desert, rescue, disney, transformation, magic, island, friendship, animals ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
Pooh's Heffalump Movie
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: sweet, touching, feel good, talky, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, friendship, talking animals, disney, children, elephant, family, forest, happy ending, adventure, childhood, storytelling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: exciting, sweet, sentimental, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, fairy, young heroes, fantasy world, in the woods, dangerous animal, rescue, good versus evil, love, tomboy, family ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
The Return of Jafar
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, revenge, family, disney, vengeance, rescue, young heroes, transformation, friendship, animals, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 160K
Enchanted
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, fantasy world, destiny, good versus evil, magic, witch, single father, transformation, disney, true love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   29%
 
 7.2
 172K
Tarzan
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, adventure, family, friendship, adoption, culture clash, good versus evil, disney, daring rescue, animals, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1910s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 8.5
 784K
The Lion King
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, lion, disney, adventure, unlikely friendships, betrayal, righting the wronged, love, jungle, family, redemption ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
The Sword in the Stone
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, king arthur, family, destiny, disney, magic, witch, knight, young heroes, transformation, friendship, children ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together ...
Style: humorous, sweet, light, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, winnie the pooh, talking animals, goofy hero, family, childhood, disorder, goodhearted, respect, treehouse, toy comes to life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
The Emperor's New Groove
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: humorous, funny, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: emperor, friendship, adventure, family, unlikely friendships, llama, good versus evil, disney, chase, talking animals, transformation, rescue ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, south america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
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