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The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (original title)
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To protect her from a sea witch, Ariel's daughter is not allowed in the ocean; but when she becomes 12, she runs away to an adventure under the sea.

Directors:

Jim Kammerud, Brian Smith (co-director)

Writers:

Elizabeth Anderson (screenplay), Temple Mathews (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jodi Benson ... Ariel (voice)
Samuel E. Wright ... Sebastian (voice)
Tara Strong ... Melody (voice) (as Tara Charendoff)
Pat Carroll ... Morgana (voice)
Buddy Hackett ... Scuttle (voice)
Kenneth Mars ... King Triton (voice)
Max Casella ... Tip (voice)
Stephen Furst ... Dash (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Prince Eric (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Undertow (voice)
Cam Clarke ... Flounder (voice)
Rene Auberjonois ... Chef Louis (voice)
Kay E. Kuter ... Grimsby (voice)
Edie McClurg ... Carlotta (voice)
Frank Welker ... Max (voice)
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Storyline

After having found a magic locket which shows the kingdom of Atlantica, Melody decides to run away from home and find the truth behind it. Ariel eventually discovers that her daughter has run away after being told by Sebastian. Ariel must turn back into a mermaid to go into the sea once more to find her missing daughter. However, Ursula's crazy sister, Morgana, intends to take control over the entire ocean. Ariel and her friends must stop Morgana from accomplishing the mission that Ursula failed and save Melody from her evil clutches. Written by Eric ggg

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10 years ago, a mermaid dreamed of life on the land. Now her daughter dreams of the sea. See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

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USA | Canada | Australia | Taiwan

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

One of few direct to video Disney films to be released on Blu-ray. See more »

Goofs

When Sebastian lands on the cake it practically splatters everywhere, a crab Sebastian's size should not be big enough to destroy a cake that size. See more »

Quotes

Ariel: Oh Daddy, I'm so worried.
King Triton: Everything's going to be all right Ariel.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Written by Jacques Offenbach
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Not bad, but not great
31 December 2006 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

I loved The Little Mermaid, it's one of my all time favorite Disney movies, I grew up with it and I still watch it every once in a while. I just showed it to my 5 year old cousin for the first time since it was recently released on DVD, so she wanted to see the second one when we were at the video store and we just watched it and we over all had a good time. While I wasn't that impressed, it was better than most Disney sequels that are normally lame and predictable.

Ariel and Eric have had a daughter, Melody. Mel is now becoming a teenager and cannot understand why she has such a great love for the sea, but Ariel forbids Mel from going to the sea not knowing when the right time would be to tell Mel about all her family history. But Mel has had it and wants to be a mermaid when Morgana, the evil sister of Ursela, grants Mel's wish, she can stay a mermaid if she steals her grandfather's trident so Morgana can become leader of the sea.

Over all, I would recommend this for a family afternoon, it was a charming cartoon to watch. The Little Mermaid will always be the best, but The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea was a nice follow up that you very rarely see in today's Disney sequels. Again, what freaks me out though is typically they change the voices again and again for the characters, but I think I had a better time excepting it for this film.

5/10


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