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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
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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, captivating, sweet, colourful, semi serious, fairy tale, touching, whimsical, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: princess, mermaid, disney, good versus evil, true love, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, underwater, underwater scene, rivalry, adventure, follow your dream, friends, wish come true, escapades, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, siblings relations, fish out of water, rescue, ocean, ocean or sea, danger, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s

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

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and fairy tale films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, friends and imaginary mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning: The Little Mermaid (1989), Mulan (1998), The Little Mermaid (1992), Pocahontas (1995), Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, prince, mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water, king ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
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100%
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, France, Japan, China
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, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, ocean, wish come true, danger, good versus evil, coming of age, family relations, crab, family, adventure ...
Time: 1830s, 1850s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA, China
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, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, princess, adventure, dragon, cross dressing, friendship, good versus evil, human spirit, woman dressed as man, hidden identity, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, 5th century
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Mermaid (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, underwater scene, fish, imaginary kingdom, princess, imaginary, youth, escapades, family, young heroes, friendship ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, native american, interracial romance, disney, romance, forbidden love, culture clash, tribe, tragic love, adventure, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, sweet, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mermaid, barbie, true love, best friends, adventure, escapades, rescue, danger, friends, fall in love, ocean, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, barbie, kingdom, youth, best friends, rivalry, teenage life, ocean, young lovers, contests and competitions, rescue, ocean or sea ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, not serious, exciting, captivating, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: fish, cons and scams, fall in love, destiny, friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, disorder, bait, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, date night
Plot: barbie, royal family, princess, friendship, love and romance, switching roles, mistaken identity, wig, daring rescue, imaginary kingdom, true love, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sofia the First (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Becoming royalty overnight is every girl's dream, and Sofia is eager to prove she can be a true princess. Visit an enchanted circus, meet a pet dragon and soar through desert skies with Sofia and Amber on a magic carpet ride! But when their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, queen, friendship, family, school, prince, palaces castles and temples, female protagonist, imaginary kingdom, family relations, royal court, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes, disorder, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, tiger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, romantic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: disney, adventure, love and romance, family, culture clash, native american, americana, friendship, parents and children, starting over, tragic love, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: winnie the pooh, disney, friendship, happy ending, talking animals, family, elephant, beautiful scenery, children, adventure, childhood, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, winnie the pooh, imaginary kingdom, rabbit, christmas, tiger, mischievous children, goofy hero, young heroes, escapades, best friends, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary, friends, disorder, family relations, siblings relations, escapades, pirate ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Little Mermaid (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This charming, lively tale based on Hans Christian Anderson's beloved children's story comes to splendid life in an enchanting animated film. The beautiful anda dventurous mermaid, Princess Lena, lives with her family in a watery castle ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mermaid, underwater scene, underwater, danger, love and romance, escapades, disorder, fall in love, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, princess ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Wysteria is beaming with pride! Her gardens are in bloom, her little Breezie friends are in town, and it's time for Ponyville's fanciest spring parade, the ultimate celebration of flowers, flowers, flowers! But things don't go ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, animal life, friends, good versus evil, imaginary, partners, rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Barbie as Rapunzel (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long, long ago, in a time of magic and dragons, there lived a girl named Rapunzel who had the most beautiful radiant hair the world had ever seen. But Rapunzel's life was far from wonderful. She lived as a servant to Gothel, a jealous, scheming ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: cinderella story, barbie, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, love and romance, imaginary ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, pirate, fairy, friendship, kidnapping, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, heroes, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 50s ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure (1998)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The royal couple Odette and Derek face yet another evil magician, this time a woman named Zelda. Lusting for the treasure of the Forbidden Arts, which will give her absolute power, Zelda kidnaps Odette as ransom. Derek and several animal friends ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, serious, sinister
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: princess, rescue, good versus evil, kingdom, sorceress, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, royal family, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ 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: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dragon, sword, adventure, knight, royal family, king arthur, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, blindness, folk hero, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, kidnapping, fairy, family, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, hopes, danger, love and romance, getting home, friends ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: rescue, lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, goofy hero, danger, young heroes, orphan, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2001)
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: anthology, fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, magic, princess, family, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, fairy godmother, fairy, race against time, adventure, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, imaginary kingdom, genie, rescue, good versus evil, aladdin, revenge, family, adventure, vengeance, show tunes, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Shortly after the Royal Family adopts a young girl named Alise, she is taken away into the forest. Princess Odette, Derek and their woodland friends, must work together to find a way to bring her home to the castle.
Style: serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: prince, turtle, chase, good versus evil, chases and races, adventurer, adventure, imaginary, rescue, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, palaces castles and temples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, donkey, rabbit, christmas, tiger, kangaroo, buddies, family, adventure, youth, escapades, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Tangled (2010)
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, feel good, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, romance, adventure, horse, family, follow your dream, unlikely couple, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Nutcracker and The Mouseking (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany, Croatia, UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The fairytale story revolves around a young prince who - along with his entourage - is turned into a nutcracker through his own ungrateful and selfish behaviour, and awaits a kindly soul who'll release him from the spell. The mouse-king seeks ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, wish come true, imaginary, rescue, danger, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, child as adult, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, including the sisters favorite pastime: dancing.Thinking all ...
Style: feel good, colourful, touching, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: princess, ballet, barbie, dancing, imaginary, save the day, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, magic, happy ending, follow your dream, young heroes ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%