Co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Lucamar Productions, and Marc Platt Productions, The Little Mermaid (2023) is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1989 animated film of the same name, which was in turn based on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 fairy tale of the same name.
Furthermore, at 135 minutes, The Little Mermaid (Live Action) (2023) is the longest running film ever.
Directed By: Rob Marshall
Starring: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs
Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, Art Malik, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy
Revenue: $347.2 million
Ariel, the youngest and most independent of King Triton’s daughters, visits the surface and falls in love with the handsome Prince Eric. Ariel must follow her heart, despite the fact that mermaids are not supposed to talk to humans. She strikes a pact with the wicked sea witch Ursula that allows her to spend time on land but puts her and her father’s throne in danger.