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The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
"The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea" (original title)

Video  -  Animation | Drama | Family  -  19 September 2000 (USA)
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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.

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Ariel (voice)
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Melody (voice) (as Tara Charendoff)
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Scuttle (voice)
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Tip (voice)
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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, the crazy sister of Ursula, named 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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Buddy Hackett's last film role. See more »

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Before her transformation into a mermaid, Melody's shirt was waist-length and had a ruffle trim on the bottom. Afterwards, her shirt is shorter, and the ruffle is gone. See more »

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Tip: [observing the giant wall around Melody's home] I knew good fences made good houses but isn't that a bit much? I mean, what are you trying to keep out?
Melody: It wasn't built to keep something out.
Melody: [angrily] It was built to keep me in!
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Here on the Land and Sea
Words and Music by Michael Silversher and Patty Silversher
Performed by Jodi Benson, Tara Strong (as Tara Charendoff) and Samuel E. Wright
Chorus: Ray Benson, Amick Byram, Randy Crenshaw, Desirée Goyette,
Linda Harmon, Bob Joyce, Norman Large, Rick Logan,
, Susie Stevens-Logan (as Susan Stevens Logan), Bobbie Page, Lauren Wood
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Not a bad film.
19 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Hardly ever have I seen a really disappointing Disney film, and The Little Mermaid II isn't an exception. The story is beautiful, although I thought all the time that Ariel and Eric had made a mistake in not telling little Melody that her mother had originally been a mermaid. The animation was also very good.

I liked Ariel and little Melody, but Morgana and Triton were the best of the characters. I was delighted that Triton was not as strict as in the first movie, and I have always liked wicked woman characters like Morgana. But, of course, I was glad that she was finally destroyed.

In any case, I'm quite sure that H.C. Andersen would not have been very content with this sequel, because his original fairytale was meant to be very sad. I even paid attention to that neither in the first film nor in the sequel have Ariel or Melody any pains while walking on their feet - namely, Andersen tells that every step the little mermaid takes is hurting her as if she was stepping on an edge of a knife.


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