The Little Mermaid (2018)

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.

PG 2018 85 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 7+

Original Mermaid Story

I don't know why this movie has such a poor review. It is a watered down story of The Little Mermaid - but movie isn't Hans Christian Anderson's original story included the tragic death of the little Mermaid, and the almost death of her prince. Anyway, I loved the movie, mostly because it wasn't like The Little Mermaid. True, there is a Mermaid, and she does fall in love - but the rest of the story is quite original. There's mystery, intrigue, a carnival, and an escape plan. It's one of the better Mermaid movies out there, I think.
age 2+

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