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.
A Fish-Out-Of-Water Comedy.
3 March 2006 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Mi amiga la sirena
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Opening Weekend USA: $7,482,669,
5 March 2006, Wide Release
Gross USA: $18,595,716, 21 May 2006
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Sara Paxton was originally being cast as the villain of the film, but insisted to audition for the titular character citing her childhood dream of playing a mermaid. See more
When Hailey and Claire are hiding behind the umbrella in the beginning as they watch Ray, Hailey is shown laying down as the camera faces her, but when the camera is behind her she is shown propped up on one arm. See more
And I know there's a reason why everybody wants it so much.
And what's that?
It's the closest thing we have to magic.
After the regular cast credits the Roberts, Levesque, and Paxton also get credits for being the voice of their respective starfish earrings. See more
Written by Josh G. Abrahams
Performed by Puretone
Courtesy of Seeds in the Ground See more