Mermaid movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mermaid movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, exciting and captivating films and TV shows about / with mermaid, underwater scene, danger, ocean, escapades, underwater, family, imaginary, love and romance and transformation plots mostly in Fantasy, Family and Romance genres shot in USA, Australia, Japan and other countries.
mermaid movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mermaid: H2O: Just Add Water (2006), Mako Mermaids (2013), The Thirteenth Year (1999), Aquamarine (2006), Siren (2018), Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010), The Little Mermaid (1989), Fishtales (2007), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), Splash (1984).

List of mermaid movies

H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, youth, teenage life, friends, teenage girl, supernatural, adventure, transformation, best friends, supernatural ability, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Mako Mermaids (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life mermaids, Sirena, Nixie and Lyla are part of a mermaid pod, which lives in the waters of Mako Island. As young members of the pod, it is their job to protect the Moon Pool and guard it from trespassers. But on the night of a full moon, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, supernatural romance, island, friends, supernatural ability, teenage life, superhuman powers, friendship, imaginary, supernatural power, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Thirteenth Year (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, family, rivalry, coming of age, misfit, danger, escapades, disorder, friends, parent child relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, youth, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: mermaid, siren, polyamory, sea, boat, legend, small town, investigation, danger, myth, fisherman, mystery ...
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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
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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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Fishtales (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Greek History Professor & his daughter travel to a Greek Island for one last chance to finish his thesis on ancient love spells before he loses his research grant. His daughter attempts to match her father with the local women without ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat
Plot: mermaid, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural, unlikely couple, couples, one last chance, romance, curses spells and rituals, caught in a net, looking for love, widower ...
Place: greece
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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 ...
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
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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
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The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son ...
Style: visually appealing, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic
Plot: mermaid, past life, erased memory, sea, star crossed lovers, rebirth, con artists, reincarnation, destiny, underwater, crimes, challenge ...
Place: korea
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Splash (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, fish out of water, fall in love, rescue, romance, scientist, impossible love, couples, disorder, longing, transformation, drowning ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, battle, adventurer, captain, swashbuckler, mythical creature, adventure, immortality, expedition ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, spain, caribbean, london
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The Little Mermaid (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, colourful, emotional, gothic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mermaid, magic, fall in love, falling in love, singing, circus, circus performer, evil sorcerer, witch, kidnapping, warning, escape ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
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Blue My Mind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful ...
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, suspenseful, neurotic
Plot: mermaid, puberty, teenager, transformation, coming of age, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, underage sex, family relations, beach, school, party ...
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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
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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 ...
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The Mermaid (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A playboy business tycoon, Liu Xuan, purchases the Green Gulf, a wildlife reserve, for a sea reclamation project, and uses sonar technology to get rid of the sea life in the area. Unknown to him, the Green Gulf is the home of merpeople, and the ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, humorous, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: mermaid, environmental issue, wealth, underwater scene, amusement park, hopes, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, friends, adventure, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Mermaids: The Body Found (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story that imagines how these real-world phenomena may be related. In this story, startling amateur video and photographic evidence, as well as additional audio recordings, suggests whales weren’t the only creatures affected by the Navy’s ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: mermaid, legends and myths, science and technology, investigation, inventions and discoveries, escapades, obsessive quest, underwater, underwater scene, uncover truth, conspiracy, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Mermaid in Paris (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man rescues a mermaid in Paris and slowly falls in love with her.
Style: sweet, unusual plot structure, light, captivating, disturbing
Plot: mermaid, love, impossible love, rebelliousness, interspecies romance, fish out of water, fall in love, mysterious girl, power of love, curiosity, danger, magic ...
Place: paris france
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Mermaids (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mermaid sisters hunt down their father's human killer... and deal with their own personal relationships with the humans.
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, love, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, magic, supernatural power, male female relationship, love triangle, father daughter relationship, revenge, underwater scene, underwater ...
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Nymph (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Serbia, Montenegro, Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young American women go on a Mediterranean vacation and uncover the watery lair of a killer mermaid hidden beneath an abandoned military fortress.
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: mermaid, deadly creature, island, supernatural, danger, isolation, woman in danger, confined, group of friends, vacation, graphic violence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montenegro, europe, serbia
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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 ...
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
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Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, captivating, fairy tale, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, childhood, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, adventure, first love, imaginary, pirate, children, magic, captain, mermaid ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
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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
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Tidelands (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-con Cal McTeer's return to her hometown of Orphelin Bay blows the lid off a generations-long conspiracy of silence around murder, drugs and Sirens.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: mermaid, sea creature, superhuman powers, supernatural power, clan, fisherman, drug dealing, fishing village, murder, blood, corruption, female nudity ...
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, demi god, atlantis, mythology, underwater, super powers, superhuman powers, mermaid, power, ocean, creature ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985, 90s, 80s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, sahara desert ...
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Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two carnies (Sewell and Gugino) abduct a mermaid in Ireland, circa 1900, and decide to transport her to America. As their ship loses its way and heads towards the mythical Forbidden Islands, the mermaid begins to display its deadly side.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ship, mermaid, dangerous animal, countryside, danger, deadly, escapades, rescue, creature, metamorphosis, creature feature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland
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Princess (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A reclusive princess and a directionless young man embark on a quest to save the world's mythical creatures from becoming extinct.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, rescue, fall in love, direction and purpose, mistaken identity, disorder, danger, love and romance, escapades, charity, imaginary, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mermaid: The Lake of the Dead (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An evil Mermaid falls in love with Marina's fiancé Roman and aims to keep him away from Marina in her Kingdom of Death under water. The Mermaid is a young woman who drowned a few centuries ago. Marina only has one week to overcome her fear of ...
Style: rough, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, lake, water, mythical creature, love, summer house, tombstone, comb, engaged, headstone, romance, couples ...
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