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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

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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G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

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USA | Canada | Australia | Taiwan

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

WILHELM SCREAM: A crew member jumps from his ship and screams just before part of an iceberg falls on it. See more »

Goofs

When Melody was swimming around Atlantica with Tip and Dash, Penguins can only hold their breath for 20 minutes. See more »

Quotes

Scuttle: [Scuttle is looking at the window; with preparations for Melody's 12th birthday party]
Scuttle: This is gonna be some kinda shindig! Yessir a real swanky soirée as they say! There's just one thing missing... THE GUEST OF HONOUR!
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Referenced in Frasier: Motor Skills (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Down to the Sea
(2000)
Words and Music by Michael Silversher and Patty Silversher
Performed by Jodi Benson, Rob Paulsen, Clancy Brown, and Kay E. Kuter
Samuel E. Wright and chorus
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16 November 2000 | by Anya-fanSee all my reviews

Very few Disney sequels ever come close to the quality of the original, and this is probably why so many of them come directly to video. This film is no exception. The story is okay, but the characters are boring, and you learn to hate Melody after a few really, really stupid moves on her part.

It's not as bad as The Return of the Jafar, but not close to as good as The Lion King II: Simba's Pride or Aladdin and the King of Thieves or even Pocahontas II. Of course, none of these compare to the quality of Toy Story 2, which notably went to theaters and is actually better than the first one.

You can really afford to miss this film.


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