The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)

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The story of Disney's LITTLE MERMAID continues in ARIEL'S BEGINNING, a lushly drawn prequel to the 1989 animated classic. Long before Princess Ariel (Jodi Benson) found her true love on land, the young mermaid lived many musical adventures in her amazing … View More
Genres Family
Director Peggy Holmes
Starring Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Jim Cummings, Sally Field View More
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Movie Summary

The story of Disney's LITTLE MERMAID continues in ARIEL'S BEGINNING, a lushly drawn prequel to the 1989 animated classic. Long before Princess Ariel (Jodi Benson) found her true love on land, the young mermaid lived many musical adventures in her amazing underwater home, amid her many performing sisters and royal parents. When lovely-voiced Queen Athena (Lorelei Hill Butters) is abducted by pirates, however, King Triton (Jim Cummings), outlaws all singing, leaving his youngest daughter bereft of the two things she loves the most: her mother and her music. Not wishing to displease her father, but incapable of giving up her true passion, Ariel attends secret concerts, carefully eluding the wicked and watchful Marina Del Rey (voiced by Academy Award winner Sally Field). Together with her friends Sebastian (Samuel E. Wright) and Flounder (Parker Goris), the young mermaid must find a way to convince her father to reverse his ban, before the heart and soul of the kingdom wither forever.
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Movie Details

Genres Family
Director Peggy Holmes
Starring Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Jim Cummings, Sally Field, Parker Goris, Tara Strong, Jennifer Hale, Grey DeLisle, Jeff Bennett
Studio Name Walt Disney Studios
Release Date 2008
VUDU Release Date 10/10/2008
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 77 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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