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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)

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The kingdom of Atlantica where music is forbidden, the youngest daughter of King Triton, named Ariel, discovers her love to an underground music club and sets off to a daring adventure to bring restoration of music back to Atlantica.

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Ariel (voice)
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Sebastian (voice)
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King Triton / Shelbow (voice)
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Marina Del Ray (voice)
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Flounder (voice)
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Adella / Andrina (voice)
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Alana (voice)
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Aquata / Arista (voice)
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Benjamin / Guards (voice)
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Attina (voice)
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Queen Athena (voice)
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Cheeks / Ray Ray (voice)
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Ink Spot / Swifty (voice)
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Scuttle (voice)
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The kingdom of Atlantica where music is forbidden, the youngest daughter of King Triton, named Ariel, discovers her love to an underground music club and sets off to a daring adventure to bring restoration of music back to Atlantica.

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Every Story Has a Beginning, But Only One Begins Under the Sea


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The Little Mermaid III  »

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Trivia

Tara Strong, voice of Ariel's Daughter Melody in _The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)_ voices 2 of Ariel's sisters in this film. See more »

Goofs

For the majority of the film, King Triton had outlawed singing in Atlantica. But Marina Del Ray is heard singing a few times in the movie, especially in front of a delivery fish (who could've likely reported her). See more »

Quotes

Andrina: OK, bedtime, outta my way.
[to Alana]
Andrina: Don't look now, but dinner exploded on your face.
Alana: [putting a face mask on] It's plankton extract and sea salt.
Andrina: [disgustedly] Pretty.
Alana: it rejuvenates the skin *and* it won't clog your pores.
Andrina: [plugs her nose and is disgusted] Ugh, whatever!
Alana: It's your face...
Arista: [floating into bed with a sleep mask on] Excuse me.
[sighs]
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References Oliver! (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Jump in the Line
Written by Raymond Bell, Steven Samuel, Rafael de León, and Gabriel Oller
Performed by Samuel E. Wright, Kevin Michael Richardson, Rob Paulsen, Jim Cummings, Alvin Chea, Oren Waters, Rick Logan, and Chris Garcia
A cappella version performed by Samuel E. Wright, Jodi Benson, Parker Goris, Kevin Michael Richardson, Rob Paulsen, Jim Cummings, Alvin Chea, Randy Crenshaw, Oren Waters, Rick Logan, and Chris Garcia
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Worst Sequel Ever! So boring
22 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

As a child i loved the first Little Mermaid, as well as the second movie...Until this movie came out.

The WORST things from this movie : Marina Del Ray and Flounder. I really hate the villain in this movie, she reminds me of the Kardashian mother, who can't get her own way and a drag queen. the only character i liked in the movie was Benjamin.

As for Flounder, i really hated him in this movie too. He is so annoying, his voice is cringe worthy and is nothing more of a stalker.

I liked the concept of Athena though, but for the rest of the movie, just no.


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