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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)

Writers:

Elizabeth Anderson (screenplay), Temple Mathews (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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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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Trivia

In this film, most of the characters that appeared on the original, become more mature and wiser See more »

Goofs

Near the end when Morgana has Ariel entwined in her tentacles, she covers her mouth and it is originally from right to left, then in an immediate close-up it is from left to right. See more »

Quotes

Flounder: "Grrr" yourself, pipsqueak.
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Connections

Referenced in The New Guy (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Part of Your World
from The Little Mermaid (1989)
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Performed by Chely Wright
Produced by Tony Brown
Chely Wright appears courtesy of MCA Nashville
© 1988 Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP) / Wonderland Music Inc. (BMI)
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Shocking
30 January 2007 | by rtcnzSee all my reviews

I LOVE how bad this movie is.

Ariel's all grown up. She has a daughter. So far so good.

But then Ursula's wonky sister MORGANA shoots up like a jack-in-the-box and whizzes back and forth across the screen while Sebastian declares: "OH NO! IT'S URSULA'S CRAZY SISTER MORGANA!" Cute little Flounder has been replaced with an obese, nasal lump of lubber. A walrus and a penguin follow Melody around.

It's basically the first film all over again. Only two differences: it's her wanting to go from human to mermaid.

Oh, and it's total rubbish. Don't miss it!


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Official Sites:

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Language:

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Release Date:

19 September 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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