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Aquamarine (2006)

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

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In a dreary Florida beach resort village, luscious-limbed lifeguard Raymond is the main attraction for girls. Teenager buddies Claire and Hailey became experts on him by observation, but never dared actually approach him, and after this closing summer season will be separated as one's parents move to Australia. Then they find a storm washed up in a pool a sassy mermaid, who promises them a wish if they help her prove to Neptune love exists, and Raymond is the only creature resembling a love-god. Written by KGF Vissers

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A Fish-Out-Of-Water Comedy.


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Rated PG for mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Аквамарин  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,482,669 (USA) (3 March 2006)

Gross:

$18,595,716 (USA) (19 May 2006)
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Trivia

JMB FX Studio produced the mermaid tails for actress Sara Paxton. The tails were sculpted over Sara's body cast. Foam and silicone skins were produced for 4 tails, each tail was covered in over 5000 scales. A fully cable controlled tail was also produced for the more complicated and subtle moves of the fluke that the suit tails could not perform. See more »

Goofs

Aquamarine is rescued from the water tower during the night by 'a man with a ladder'. But how would she climb down any ladder whilst she still had her mermaid tail? And she would be too heavy for anyone to carry down. See more »

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Storm Banks: And while you're walking to school every day, you can try and figure out why it is you need so much attention!
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Crazy Credits

After the regular cast credits the Roberts, Levesque, and Paxton also get credits for being the voice of their respective starfish earrings. See more »

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Written by Josh G. Abrahams
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Two teenage boy crazy best friends discover and befriend a mermaid
4 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wanted to hate this movie. Everything from the constant squealing of "Oh My God", the stream of clichés and the sheer ridiculousness of some of the dialouge pointed in the direction of a complete waste of time. Somehow however, Aquamarine managed to win me over through charm and its child like determination to please. The movie centers around two teenage girls (Emma Roberts and JoJo) who are spending their last summer together before Hayley (Jojo) moves away to Austrailia. Their summer takes a surprising twist when they discover a mermaid (Sara Paxton) in a pool after a terrible storm. They spend the rest of the summer trying to help her find true love. Both Emma Roberts and Jojo are newcomers to the screen and do a surprisingly good job at playing bubbly girls without making the audience want to wring their necks 10 minutes in and though each have yet to develop their skills especially at showing a wide range of emotions, they certainly are charming and enjoyable to watch. Sara Paxton looks and talks the part and though this role wasn't one to exhibit any real acting abilities she embraces the part full on. Yes, Aqaumarine features a mean blonde girl and yes there is the "hot" guy but if you watch this movie for exactly what it is, a fluffy escape from life, then it shouldn't bother you. So if you are ever in the mood, wait until it comes out on video and don't pay 10 dollars on it, it is definitely a rental.


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