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

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (original title)
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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Sebastian (voice)
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Melody (voice) (as Tara Charendoff)
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Morgana (voice)
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Scuttle (voice)
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King Triton (voice)
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Tip (voice)
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Dash (voice)
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Prince Eric (voice)
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Undertow (voice)
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Flounder (voice)
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Chef Louis (voice)
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Grimsby (voice)
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Carlotta (voice)
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Max (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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Trivia

Tara Strong was 27 when she voiced 12-year-old Melody. 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

Sebastian: [mimicking King Triton] "Sebastian, you watch over her," he said. I'm too old for this! A crab my age should be retired! Getting a tan! Playing sea golf! Sipping a Tuna Colada! Not babysitting another teenager.
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #24.10 (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Part of Your World
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Performed by Chely Wright
Produced by Tony Brown
Chely Wright appears courtesy of MCA Nashville
Copyright 1988 Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP) / Wonderland Music Inc. (BMI)
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Bad.
10 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It wasn't good. The characters were underdeveloped and the only personality were from the memories I had of the previous movie which contrasted with the 'new' personalities (or lack thereof). I seriously thought the opening scene was a nightmare by Ariel because of how absurd it was. It was serious. It just reminded me of all the annoying characters on the Disney channel-everyone is hyperactive and the story jumps from action to embarrassing scenes without any really connection.

The most disappointing part was the horrible songs-not catchy, not amazing. In the original Ariel had an amazing and powerful voice and all the song are catchy and fun. You remember them and want to sing them. But the songs in this movie weren't creative in the least; it's as if they're talking in a annoying sing-song voice-quite weakly, disappointing. I don't have that want-to-sing-them feeling you normally get from a Disney movie.

It's as if not one wanted to do this movie, so they barely made an effort . . . this movie would needs a new story line, new catchy songs and more warmth and enthusiasm without the annoying "look at me! look at me! I'm so annoying!" mentality of this generation of Disney. :'(


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