Walt Disney Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures distributed The Little Mermaid in the United States in 1989. This 1837 Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen serves as inspiration for Disney’s 28th animated feature picture.
Directed By: John Musker and Ron Clements
Starring: Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, and Buddy Hackett
Revenue: $211.3 million
In The Little Mermaid, a mermaid named Ariel falls in love with a human prince named Eric and makes a pact with the sea witch Ursula to turn into a human so that she can be with him.