The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid (1989)

Somewhere under the sea and beyond your imagination is an adventure in fantasy.

  • Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 1989-11-17
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 7592 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 23min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements.
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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 villainous sea witch Ursula.

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  • Jodi Benson

    as Ariel / Vanessa (voice)
  • Samuel E. Wright

    as Sebastian (voice)
  • Pat Carroll

    as Ursula (voice)
  • Christopher Daniel Barnes

    as Prince Eric (voice)
  • Kenneth Mars

    as King Triton (voice)
  • Buddy Hackett

    as Scuttle (voice)
  • Jason Marin

    as Flounder (voice)
  • René Auberjonois

    as Louis (voice)
  • Paddi Edwards

    as Flotsam & Jetsam (voice)
  • Ben Wright

    as Grimsby (voice)
  • Edie McClurg

    as Carlotta (voice)
  • Will Ryan

    as Seahorse (voice)
  • Sherry Lynn

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Mickie McGowan

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Nancy Cartwright

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Frank Welker

    as Max (voice)
  • Hamilton Camp

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Debbie Shapiro Gravitte

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Robert Weil

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Ed Gilbert

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Charlie Adler

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Jack Angel

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Susan Boyd

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Steve Bulen

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Philip L. Clarke

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Jennifer Darling

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Trevor Allan Davies

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Gail Farrell

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Donny Gerrard

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Willie J. Greene Jr.

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Linda Harmon

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Walter S. Harrah

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Phillip Ingram

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Luana Jackman

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • William A. Kanady

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Edie Lehmann Boddicker

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Anne Lockhart

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Melissa MacKay

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Guy Maeda

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Lynn Dolin Mann

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Arnold Markussen

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Roy Dotrice

    as Narrator (voice)
Directing Dan St. Pierre Layout
Writing Hans Christian Andersen Author
Directing John Musker Director
Production John Musker Producer
Production Howard Ashman Producer
Editing Mark A. Hester Editor
Sound Alan Menken Original Music Composer
Directing Ron Clements Director
Writing Ron Clements Writer
Writing John Musker Writer
Directing Bill Perkins Layout
Crew Chris Hubbell Additional Dialogue
Sound Terry Porter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Lorenzo E. Martinez Layout
Production Maureen Donley Production Manager
Production Susan Edelman Casting
Crew Sam Graham Additional Dialogue
Directing Michael Serrian Assistant Director
Production Mary V. Buck Casting
Visual Effects Glen Keane Animation Director
Visual Effects Mark Henn Animation Director
Sound David J. Hudson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Writing Thom Enriquez Storyboard
Visual Effects Andreas Deja Animation Director
Writing Matthew O'Callaghan Storyboard
Directing Fred Cline Layout
Production Maureen Donley Associate Producer
Writing Joe Ranft Storyboard
Directing Rasoul Azadani Layout
Writing Roger Allers Storyboard
Sound Mel Metcalfe Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Dave Dunnet Layout
Art Donald Towns Background Designer
Visual Effects Mark Dindal Visual Effects Supervisor
Directing James Beihold Layout
Crew Howard Ashman Additional Dialogue
Sound Alan Menken Songs
Writing Ed Gombert Storyboard
Sound Howard Ashman Songs
Visual Effects Matthew O'Callaghan Animation Director
Visual Effects Ruben A. Aquino Animation Director
Visual Effects Duncan Marjoribanks Animation Director
Art Donald Towns Art Direction
Editing John Carnochan Supervising Film Editor
Crew Gerrit Graham Additional Dialogue
Art Michael Peraza Jr. Art Direction
Writing Gary Trousdale Storyboard
Writing Brenda Chapman Storyboard
Art Andrew Phillipson Background Designer
Art Bruce Phillipson Painter
Art Denise Wogatzke Painter
Art Lee Wood Painter
Editing Barbara Gerety First Assistant Editor
Art Dean Gordon Background Designer
Production Sutherland C. Ellwood Assistant Production Manager
Art Joyce Alexander Painter
Art Etsuko Fujioka Painter
Art Linda Redondo Painter
Art Fumiko R. Sommer Painter
Art Cookie Tricarico Painter
Sound Thomas Pasatieri Orchestrator
Visual Effects Chris Buck Character Designer
Visual Effects Doug Lefler Visual Development
Art Philip Phillipson Background Designer
Art Tia W. Kratter Background Designer
Art Ashley Shurl Lupin Painter
Art Helen Vives Painter
Art Roxanne M. Taylor Painter
Production Brett Hayden Production Coordinator
Art Jim Coleman Background Designer
Sound John Richards Scoring Mixer
Crew Don Henry Projection
Art Kathlyn Kephart Painter
Art Teri McDonald Painter
Art Patricia Pettinelli Painter
Art Rose Ann Stire Painter
Visual Effects Kay Nielsen Visual Development
Art Cristy Maltese Background Designer
Production Dennis Edwards Assistant Production Manager
Art Britt Van der Nagel Painter
Art Gary G. Shafer Painter
Art Gina Evans Painter
Visual Effects Kendall O'Connor Visual Development
Art Leslie Kober Painter
Art Sharon Rehme Painter
Directing Nancy Parent Script Supervisor
Visual Effects Chris Van Allsburg Visual Development
Production Steve Hickner Assistant Production Manager
Art Denise Link Painter
Art David Karp Painter
Art Ronna Pincus Painter
Visual Effects Dan Haskett Character Designer
Crew Arlene Schwartz Thanks
Art Craig Robertson Background Designer
Visual Effects Andrew Schmidt CG Animator
Art Helga van den Berge Painter
Art Nellie B. Rodriguez Painter
Visual Effects Andrew Gaskill Visual Development
Art Greg Drolette Background Designer
Sound John Roesch Foley
Sound Joseph T. Sabella Foley
Art Patricia Cowling Painter
Art Tania Francisco Painter
Art Colene Riffo Painter
Art Micki Zurcher Painter
Editing H. Lee Peterson Assistant Editor
Production Dorothy McKim Assistant Production Manager
Art Kathy Altieri Background Designer
Art Dennis Durrell Background Designer
Art Marilyn Pierson Painter
Sound Leonard T. Geschke Sound Editor
Visual Effects Bruce Morris Visual Development
Visual Effects Rowland B. Wilson Visual Development
Crew Mustafa Dok Thanks
Art Doug Ball Background Designer
Art Geno DuBois Painter
Art Lada Babicka Painter
Art Russell Blandino Painter
Art Chris Conklin Painter
Sound Charles L. Campbell Sound Editor
Sound Kathleen Bennett Supervising Music Editor
Visual Effects Kevin Lima Character Designer
Art Ruben Procopio Sculptor
Art Gale Raleigh Painter
Art Kathy Wilbur Painter
Sound Richard C. Franklin Supervising Sound Editor
Art Renee Ilsa Alcazar Painter
Art Eadie Hofmann Painter
Art Debbie Mihara Painter
Art Stephanie Myers Painter
Art Irma Velez Painter
Art Susan Wileman Painter
Sound Nils C. Jensen Sound Editor
Sound Jack M. Nietzsche Jr. Apprentice Sound Editor
Art Patricia Torocsik Painter
Sound Chuck Neely Sound Editor
Art Phyllis Bird Painter
Art David J. Zywicki Painter
Editing Tom Shaffer Color Timer
Editing Bill Wilner First Assistant Editor
Art Sharon M. Dabek Painter
Sound Chris Jargo Sound Editor
Art Phyllis Fields Painter
Art Karen Hepburn Painter
Art Melody Hughes Painter
Art Belle Norman Painter
Art Melanie Pava Painter
Art Ania Rubisz Painter
Art Sheryl Ann Smith Painter
Crew Albert Tavares Thanks
Crew Lulu Washington Thanks
Art Robert E. Stanton Background Designer
Visual Effects Philo Barnhart Character Designer
Art Mimi Frances Clayton Painter
Art Joyce Frey Painter
Art Annette Leavitt Painter
Sound Larry Singer ADR Editor
Sound Pamela G. Kimber Assistant Sound Editor
Visual Effects Gary Eggleston Visual Development
Art Brian Sebern Background Designer
Visual Effects Tina Price CG Animator
Sound Bruce Richardson Sound Editor
Visual Effects Kelly Asbury Visual Development
Art Cathy Walters Painter
Editing Scot Scalise Assistant Editor
Art Lisa Keene Background Designer
Art Elena Marie Cox Painter
Art Sybil Cuzzort Painter
Art Paulino García Painter
Art Celeste McDonald-Perry Painter
Art Chris Naylor Painter
Art Barbara Palmer Painter
Art Bonnie Ramsey Painter
Sound Louis L. Edemann Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Ellen Heuer Foley Artist
Visual Effects Vera Pacheco Animation
Sound James Ashwill Foley Mixer
Sound Christopher Flick Foley Editor
Visual Effects Alan Smart Animation