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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)

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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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Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

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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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Runtime:

| (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Pat Carroll who voiced Ursula in The Little Mermaid (1989), voiced Morgana in this film. See more »

Goofs

The trident changes in length and thickness many times, and when Melody throws it to King Triton, the cap on the end disappears. See more »

Quotes

Flounder: Uh, kids.
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Written by Jacques Offenbach
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just a regurgitation of the first
21 October 2001 | by SionaySee all my reviews

If you've seen "The Little Mermaid," then you've seen its direct-to-video sequel. Melody is essentially a black-haired Ariel, except that instead of being a mermaid who wants to live on land, she's a human who wants to live on the sea. This is practically the only real difference between the two movies. The musical scenes are downroght atrocious, and proves that the recent "golden age" of Disney musicals ended with "Beauty and the Beast."

The first one had charm, good music, and decent animation, considering its release year. This one lacks all of the above.


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