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Aquamarine (2006)

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

Director:

Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum (as Elizabeth Allen)

Writers:

John Quaintance (screenplay), Jessica Bendinger (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Roberts ... Claire
JoJo ... Hailey Rogers (as Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque)
Sara Paxton ... Aquamarine
Jake McDorman ... Raymond
Arielle Kebbel ... Cecilia Banks
Claudia Karvan ... Ginny
Bruce Spence ... Leonard
Tammin Sursok ... Marjorie
Roy Billing ... Grandpa Bob
Julia Blake ... Grandma Maggie
Shaun Micallef ... Storm Banks
Lulu McClatchy ... Bonnie
Natasha Leigh ... Patty (as Natasha Cunningham)
Dichen Lachman ... Beth-Ann
Lincoln Lewis ... Theo
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Storyline

In a dreary Florida beach resort village, luscious-limbed lifeguard Raymond is the main attraction for girls. Teenage buddies Claire and Hailey become experts on him by observation, but never dare actually approach him, and after this closing summer season will be separated as one's parents move to Australia. Then they find a storm washes up a sassy mermaid in a swimming pool, 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A Fish-Out-Of-Water Comedy.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Hailey and Claire are talking about Raymond flipping his shades, a chubby guy and a woman in a white bikini pass by in the background. After Raymond flips his shades, the couple walk by again. See more »

Quotes

Aquamarine: Following you around is fun.
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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 »


Soundtracks

Sweet Troubled Soul
Written by Shawn Christensen
Written by Amanda Tannen
Performed by Stellastarr*
Courtesy of RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Two teenage boy crazy best friends discover and befriend a mermaid
4 March 2006 | by dawsonsfreak33See 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aquamarine See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,482,669, 5 March 2006

Gross USA:

$18,597,342

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,989,957
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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