Movies like The Little Mermaid 1992

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The Little Mermaid (1992)
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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 and has everything she could ever need, but she longs for only one thing; to explore the world of humans. Dermined to marry Prins Stefan, whom she sees when a whirlpool takes her to the surface, Princess Lena must turn to the evil sea witch Cassandra and pay a heavy price for her promise of help.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, uplifting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mermaid, underwater, underwater scene, love and romance, fall in love, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, imaginary, princess, cinderella story, ocean, family, ocean or sea, romance, family relations, misfit, hopes, witch, king, prince, dolphins, human ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Little Mermaid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and fairy tale films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, imaginary, friends, danger and friendship mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Little Mermaid: Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006), Barbie as Rapunzel (2002), Tangled (2010), The Scarecrow (2000), Happily N'Ever After (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: touching, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, misfit, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
93%
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 ⇓
84%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
83%
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 ⇓
82%
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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 ⇓
50%
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 ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sweet, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, mermaid, disney, good versus evil, true love, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, underwater, underwater scene, rivalry, adventure, follow your dream ...
Time: 1820s, 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Scarecrow (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Animated musical fantasy about a scarecrow that saves an orphaned girl from the evil clutches of a maniacal count. Brought to life through magic and love, and aided by his two sidekicks -- a cantankerous mouse and a flying broom -- he's willing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fall in love, rescue, romance, danger, escapades, orphan, disorder, fish out of water, wizards and magicians, scarecrow, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: fairy tale, not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, imaginary, friends, cinderella story, heroes, computer animation, prince, disorder, parody, danger ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
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: feel good, fairy tale, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, cinderella story, prince, family, human becomes animal, fall in love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, transformation, magical, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
73%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, parallel world, unlikely partners, mischievous children, escapades, anti hero, good versus evil, anti heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Blessed Are Those Who Thirst (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Belle, the Beast, Lumiere, Cogsworth and the rest of those zany castle residents use their imaginations to embark on three magical, storybook adventures. This direct-to-video anthology serves as a "sequel" to Disney's animated hit ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, anthology
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, princess, imaginary kingdom, family life, love and romance, imaginary, family, palaces castles and temples, friends, show tunes, beast, teamwork ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Romeo & Juliet: Sealed With a Kiss is a fully animated feature fantasy about two star crossed seals from warring families that fall in love against their parents' wishes. When Juliet's father gives her hand in marriage to the ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, fall in love, forbidden love, young heroes, adventure, romance, love and romance, escapades, rescue, life turned upside down, disorder, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, mischievous children, heroes, danger, disorder, friends, curses spells and rituals, adventure, human ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Ponyo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary ...
Style: touching, sweet, scenic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, friendship, magical, fish, transformation, adventure, princess, ocean or sea, ocean, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA, Germany
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A young man's life is turned around with the help of a genie inside a lamp.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: genie, magic, coming of age, family, young heroes, love and romance, escapades, rivalry, young lovers, adventure, gang, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, talking cat, cat, adventure, rescue, human animal relationship, friendship, mischievous children, disorder, family relations, magic ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
69%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, disorder, family relations, rescue, escapades, imaginary, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Saban's Adventures of the Little Mermaid (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Adventures of the Little Mermaid is an animated series produced by Fuji Television in the early 1990s, based on upon the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid. This 26-episode TV series was originally a Japanese/French co-production ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids
Plot: mermaid, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, ocean or sea, underwater, wizards and magicians, underwater scene, ocean, love and romance, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: semi serious, touching, humorous, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, miraculous event, wish come true, wizards and magicians, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they fought and loved each other as brothers do. As grown ups, they ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, genie, family, obsessive quest, imaginary, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, heroes, orphan, friends, siblings relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, prince, fairy godmother, true love, magic, love and romance, romance, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, imaginary, rivalry, fairy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
65%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the mysterious Toy Taker grabs all of Santa's toys, it looks like the children will miss out on Christmas. But everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, comes to the rescue with his lovable friends: Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius the ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: obnoxious boss, adventure, misfit, escapades, imaginary, friends, disorder, imaginary kingdom, contests and competitions, family, partners, friendship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, friendship, heroes, danger, escapades, rescue, on the run, love and romance, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his pals set off in search of a "stone of cold fire" that fell from the night sky. Since he's the only one who has seen it though, nobody really believes him. Littlefoot's uncle Pterano offers support only because ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, dinosaur, family relations, best friends, adventure, danger, imaginary, misfit, heroes, family, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%