Merman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant merman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, touching, exciting and feel good films and TV shows about / with merman, mermaid, underwater scene, danger, underwater, teenager, youth, female protagonist, escapades and family plots mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Family genres shot in USA, Australia, Canada and other countries.
merman movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as merman: Cold Skin (2017), Mako Mermaids (2013), Gravity Falls (2012), Aquaman (2018), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia (2006), The Little Mermaid (1976), Skins (2017), Big Fish (2003).

List of merman movies

Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lighthouse, creature, lighthouse keeper, island, loneliness, beast, interspecies sex, survival, sea, weatherman, merman, world war one ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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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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Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, Australia, UK, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
Style: exciting, offbeat, captivating, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: supernatural, small town, friendship, twins, monster, imaginary, adventure, family relations, youth, mysterious place, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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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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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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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, dark humor, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, supernatural, monster, death, zombie, deathtrap, cabin in the woods, creature, survival, in the woods, fear, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 2009 ...
Place: usa
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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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How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as a servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But the house is to be demolished. They have to stop it. ...
Style: folk tale, absurd, dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: new love, underwater, german abroad, tape recorder, diver, magic wand, amulet, student, antique shop, best friend, scheme, death by drowning ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic, prague
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The Little Mermaid (1976)
Genre: Family, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems to work at first, the prince is enchanted with her lovely ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: grief, mythology, tragedy, sea, multiverse, merman, love, female nudity, female protagonist, prince, mermaid, male female relationship
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Skins (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A story about four spanish people who see themselves as freaks and seldom go outside...
Style: tragicomedy, sincere, disturbing, semi serious, absurd
Plot: handicapped, loneliness, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, surrealism, deformity, psychiatrist, absurdism, self mutilation, violent sex, overweight woman, sitting on a toilet ...
Time: year 2000, year 2017, 2000s
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, human spirit, journey, fish, mermaid, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, texas, russia, morocco, miami ...
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Selkie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Jamie moves with his mother, sister and grandfather to an island off the South Australian coast where mum has a job running a marine research station. To his discomfort, Jamie discovers he`s a "selkie" - half human, half seal - ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: island, teenage girl, half human, rescue, teen angst, teenage boy, female scientist, sea creature, fishing village, swimming, loner, legend ...
Place: south australia, scotland, adelaide south australia
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The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother ...
Style: touching, sentimental, scenic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, legend, family, friendship, young heroes, adventure, danger, social relations, seal the animal, fishing boat ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1946
Place: ireland, europe, scotland
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Man from Atlantis (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Man from Atlantis is a short-lived American science fiction television series that ran for 13 episodes on the NBC network during the 1977–1978 season, following four successful television films that had aired earlier in 1977. NBC commissioned ...
Plot: atlantis, superhuman, lost civilization, government agency, superhero, underwater, amnesia, spy, submarine, merman, superhuman powers, dolphins ...
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: biting, touching, fairy tale, disturbing, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interspecies sex, female full frontal nudity, sign language, laboratory, cold war, escape, healing power, creature, supernatural, love story, water, interracial friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, pittsburgh, united states, usa, maryland ...
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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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Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed! (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield's third ABC special.
Plot: female scientist, newspaper, clothes, party, seal, musical number, auto mechanic, lottery winner, stand up, stand up comedian, merman
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Triton of the Sea (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 5,000 years ago, the Triton Family was living peacefully in Atlantis until the Poseidon Family destroyed them all. Triton, of the Triton Family line, embarks on an adventurous life in the sea fighting the Poseidon Family.
Plot: mythology, sea, monster, dagger, greek mythology, sea monster, revenge, boy, sole survivor, red cape, superhero, merman ...
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Ang Panday 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ang Panday 2 begins with Flavio/Panday (Revilla) and Maria settling in the peaceful and quiet town of Matandang Kahoy. All is well until Lizardo returns and captures Maria. On his quest to save his lady love, Flavio crosses paths with Ariana whose ...
Plot: magic, good versus evil, blacksmith, swordsman, horse, elephant, owl, horse riding, engagement, lake, mermaid, fire ...
Place: the philippines
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Little from the Fish Shop (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Deep underneath the sea surface, accompanied by a fish orchestra, the voice of the ocean is telling a story of Little -- the Sea King's daughter. They left the plundered waters of their home to live among humans. They now lead a strenuous life ...
Style: puppet animation, fairy tale, captivating, sincere, psychotronic
Plot: first love, teenage girl, prophecy, magic, supernatural power, mermaid, love, train conductor, urban fantasy, parallel worlds, modern day adaptation, merman ...
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Milfs vs. Zombies (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of moms celebrating ladys night are forced to fight for their lives when their quiet town is overrun by a ravenous horde of flesh eating corpses. Will they be able to meet up with their husbands, save their children who are away at summer ...
Plot: monster rape, night, merman, tent, camping, sexploitation, bra, lesbian incest, husband wife relationship, blood, lesbian sex, female nudity ...
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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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Sea People (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At 14, Amanda is a perfect swimmer and a great student. When the factory where his father works closes and he must go to work in another city, she feels very sad. One morning she meets the McRea, a very nice elderly couple who, like her, cannot live ...
Style: cult film
Plot: swimming pool, swimming, swimsuit, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, merman, mermaid
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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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Sabrina, Down Under (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina and her friend Gwen, while on vacation at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, try to save a secret mermaid colony who's habitat is threatened by ocean pollution.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, wizards and magicians, disorder, friends, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, teenage love, teenage life, ocean, ocean or sea, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
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Bubble Guppies (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of six fish-tailed kids- Molly, Gil, Oona, Deema, Nonny, and Goby.
Style: sweet, exciting, humorous, semi serious, intellectual ...
Audience: toddlers, kids
Plot: underwater, friendship, family, fish, underwater scene, mermaid, school, teachers and students, mathematics, computer animation, friends, getting along ...
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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 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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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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