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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
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 outlaws all singing. Along with pals Flounder and Sebastian, Ariel sets off in hopes of changing her father's decision to ban music from the kingdom.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, colourful, fairy tale, sweet, melancholic, romantic, breathtaking, sexy
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, young heroes, underwater, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, family, ocean or sea, follow your dream, children, parents and children, fish out of water, escapades, disney, imaginary, family relations, disorder, friends, rescue, siblings relations, true love, legends and myths, royal family, wish come true ...
Time: 1820s, 1830s, 19th century

Most similar movies to The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about family, escapades, friends, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure and friendship mostly in Family, Animation and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning: The Little Mermaid (1989), The Little Mermaid (1992), Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010), The Tigger Movie (2000), Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, good versus evil, coming of age, danger, adventure, ocean or sea, family, parents and children, dream ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Mermaid (1989)
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: prince, mermaid, princess, witch, imaginary kingdom, impossible love, good versus evil, father daughter relationship, spell, first love, family, fish out of water ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Little Mermaid (1992)
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, underwater, ocean or sea, fish, friendship, family, imaginary, youth, escapades, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When news of John Smith's death reaches America, Pocahontas is devastated. She sets off to London with John Rolfe, to meet with the King of England on a diplomatic mission: to create peace and respect between the two great lands. However, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, love and romance, family, interracial relations, heroic mission, racism, americana, culture clash, danger, escapades, family relations, disney ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In her first animated musical featuring seven original songs, Barbie comes to life in this modern re-telling of a classic tale of mistaken identity and the power of friendship. Based on the story by Mark Twain,
Style: feel good, exciting, disturbing, touching, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: princess, friendship, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, switching roles, barbie, rivalry, royal family, young heroes, daring rescue, wig, mistaken identity ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: It's Halloween in the 100 Acre Wood, and Roo's best new friend, Lumpy, is looking forward to his first time trick-or-treating. That is, until Tigger warns them about the scary Gobloon, who'll turn them into jack-o'-lanterns if he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: winnie the pooh, halloween, best friends, young heroes, family, rescue, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, animal life, fish out of water, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: It's Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus - except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, rabbit, tiger, christmas, winnie the pooh, friendship, mischievous children, oldies, rescue, family, when the parents are away, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Barbie stars as Merliah, a surfer who learns a shocking secret: she's a mermaid! She and her dolphin friend set out for an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mermaid, barbie, underwater, young heroes, young lovers, ocean or sea, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, rescue, teenage life, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Tigger Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As it happens, everybody - Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Roo, Rabbit, Owl - is busy preparing a suitable winter home for Eeyore. When everything they do seems to get undone by Tigger's exuberant bouncing, Rabbit suggest Tigger go outside and find other ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, bear, owl, donkey, rabbit, tiger, rescue, family, adventure, best friends, young heroes, piglet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, the music-filled movie follows Sofia, an average girl whose life suddenly changes when her mother marries the king and she is whisked off to live in a castle with her mom, new step-father, King Roland II, and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: princess, imaginary kingdom, palaces castles and temples, family, royal family, imaginary, youth, young heroes, parents and children, wizards and magicians, escapades, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
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: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family, winnie the pooh, elephant, forest, talking animals, disney, children, adventure, happy ending, childhood, storytelling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: village, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, escapades, family, adventure, imaginary, misfit, disorder, friends, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The little ponies send out a search party for Lickity Split and Spike, while the witch Hydia decides to make the Smooze, an unstoppable purple ooze that will eat and destroy everything in its path.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, anthropomorphism, family, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroes, imaginary, youth, unlikely partners, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fairy, adventure, young heroes, imaginary, mischievous children, good versus evil, magic, small town, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, pinocchio, adventure, miraculous event, wish come true, family, escapades, hopes, imaginary, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A collection of Winnie the Pooh's memorable holiday adventures, as Winnie, Piglet, and Tigger set out to find the right ingredients for Winter, Rabbit learns how to manage a complicated Thanksgiving dinner, and everyone gets a special visit ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: donkey, rabbit, tiger, kangaroo, christmas, winnie the pooh, friendship, babies and infants, best friends, family, piglet, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Balto: Wolf Quest (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, young heroes, adventure, daring rescue, family, getting home, rescue, save the day, friendship, parents and children, heroic mission, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: preschoolers, toddlers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, cloud, good versus evil, adventure, orphan, family, mischievous children, young heroes, spirit, child, rescue, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Shark Bait (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After losing everything, a young fish, Pi, goes to live with his family on the Reef. There he meets the love of his life but finds that she already has the unwanted affections of a bully shark. He must follow his destiny to save her and rid the Reef ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fish, shark, pirate, martial arts, young heroes, family, ocean or sea, rescue, adventure, treasure hunt, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A full length animated film for all the family to enjoy. Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: school, friendship, adventure, rescue, babies and infants, island, family, best friends, mischievous children, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: island, kidnapping, adventure, pirate, friendship, mermaid, fairy, family, young heroes, daring rescue, imaginary kingdom, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina (1994)
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: kidnapping, family, fairy, supernatural ability, adventure, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This animated adventure goes back in time to the Care Bears' first-ever Caring Mission, when True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse touch down on Earth to boost the spirits of some unhappy kids at summer camp. But the evil Dark Heart has other ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, dark, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: rescue, kids and family, good versus evil, orphan, summer camp, family, buddies, mischievous children, friendship, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Surf's up for Barbie as she returns as Merliah, the fun and fashionable surfing champion who's also a magical mermaid princess! In this exciting sea-quel, Merliah makes a splash when she heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing ...
Style: semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mermaid, save the day, underwater, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, family, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, contests and competitions, ambition, danger ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, master villain, young heroes, family, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, daring rescue, imaginary kingdom, friendship, in the woods, heroic mission, family, lake or river, animal life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: revenge, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, genie, family, young heroes, animal, magical object, friendship, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dragon, king arthur, camelot, sword, creature, adventure, good versus evil, knight, folk hero, family, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, santa claus, christmas, young heroes, sibling relationship, family, rescue, friendship, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this animated follow-up to Fairytopia, Elina (played by Barbie) enlists the help of a mermaid, Nori, to save her friend Nalu, a merman prince who has been captured by the wicked Laverna.
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: barbie, kidnapping, mermaid, rescue, adventure, ocean or sea, imaginary kingdom, escapades, heroes, family, imaginary, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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