16 Similar Movies Like The Little Mermaid That You Will Enjoy Watching Update 07/2024

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1. The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid (1989)

Mercenary Ariel is enamored with land life in Disney’s enthralling animated adventure. She falls in love with a human prince during one of her forbidden trips to the surface, which are strictly enforced by her dictatorial father, King Triton. Ariel strikes a risky deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days in order to be with her new love. Even if plans for the star-crossed lovers go wrong, the king will have to give his life for his daughter.

2. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Everyone gathers to exchange gifts after the birth of a beautiful princess named Aurora. When an unexpected visitor, Maleficent, shows up, everything goes back to normal. As part of the spell, Magnificent declares that the young princess must stab herself in the finger with a spinning…wheel on the evening of her 16th birthday in order to be killed.

Fortunately, Merryweather, a good fairy, breaks the spell and puts Aurora to sleep, with only her true love’s tears being able to wake her up. The big day has finally arrived. Is she going to be left to sleep for the rest of her days?

3. Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Princess Snow White charms all but one person in the kingdom: her envious stepmother, the Queen. When the Magic Mirror declares Snow White to be the most beautiful of them all, she is forced to flee into the forest, where she meets the seven charming dwarfs – Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy,… Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, and Dopey. The only thing that can save Snow White from the Queen’s enchanted apple trick is the magic of true love’s kiss.

4. Beauty And The Beast (2017)

Beauty And The Beast (2017)

The animated classic from Disney is reimagined with a more expansive mythology and an all-star cast of characters. Only true love can set free a young prince trapped in the body of a beast. It’s possible that meeting Belle, the only human girl to have visited the castle since it was sealed, is his only chance.

5. Aladdin (1992)

Aladdin is a street urchin from Agrabah who lives off of food he steals from the market. After meeting a young girl who happens to be Princess Jasmine, his adventures begin when he must marry her bizarre yet distant father. A magical lamp that Aladdin retrieved from the Cave of Wonders changes everything for him. Inadvertently, he receives a genie who enjoys having a good time and only wants to be free. They have no idea that Jafar, the Sultan’s evil advisor, has other plans for Aladdin and the lamp.

6. Beauty And The Beast (1991)

Beauty And The Beast (1991)

A young prince is cursed to take on the appearance of a monstrous beast after a mysterious enchantress finds out about his life of selfishness. Only by falling in love with and earning the love of a young woman can he be saved.

He waits for his chance until years later when a young woman named Nicola… Belle is willing to serve as his prisoner in exchange for the health of her ailing father. With the help of the enchanted staff at the castle, Belle comes to appreciate her captor and falls in love with him immediately. However, back in the village, a dishonest hunter has other plans for Belle.

7. Brave (2012)

“Brave” takes place in a rugged and mythical era in Scotland, and it centers on Merida, an ambitious archer and impulsive princess’s daughter. Merida makes a rash decision that leads to disaster and necessitates her stepping in to fix things.

8. Aquamarine (2006)

Aquamarine (2006)

Lifeguard Raymond, with his long, luscious limbs, is the main attraction for women in a desolate Florida beach resort village. Claire and Hailey, two teenage friends who had become experts on him through observation but had never dared to approach him, will be separated as one’s parents move to Australia after this summer’s end.

A stormy mermaid washes up on the shore of a pool and offers them a wish if they can convince Neptune that love exists. Raymond is the only thing that resembles a love-god, so they agree to help her out.

9. Robin Hood (1973)

Robin Hood is brought to life through the magic of Disney in this imaginative adaptation. Fun and romance abound as the swashbuckling Sherwood Forest hero and his brave sidekick plan a series of daring adventures to outwit the greedy prince and his sidekick while putting the poor under tax pressure.

10. Mirror Mirror (2012)

A beloved King disappears, and his ruthless wife seizes power in the kingdom, locking Snow White, her beautiful stepdaughter, away at the palace. Jealous Queen exiles Princess to forest after she attracts handsome and wealthy prince to her courtship…

Snow White grows up in the company of a group of rebellious but kind dwarfs and becomes a strong young woman determined to defeat the evil Queen. To get her birthright back and reclaim her Prince, she embarks on a magical adventure comedy journey that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences all over the world with her new friends’ help.

11. Pocahontas (1995)

This is a Disney animated film about the love story between Pocahontas, a young American Indian woman, and Captain John Smith, a British settler who accompanied them on their journey to the New World. Their relationship is frowned upon by her father, Chief Powhatan, who wants her to marry a native… warrior. Meanwhile, Smith and his English comrades plan to steal the gold from the Native Americans. Can Smith’s love for Pocahontas be a lifesaver?

12. Stardust (2007)

The only way to get to Stormhold from the real world is to go through a hole in a wall next to an English village. To prove his love for his village’s beauty, an 18th-century boy crosses the breach in pursuit of a fallen star. He becomes a man in the process. Yvaine, the star is more than just a rock.

Three witches, led by Lamia, want her heart to make them young; the sons of the dead king of Stormhold want her because she holds a ruby that will give one of them title to the throne; and the three young witches, led by Tristan, want her because she holds a ruby. Tristan’s mother, a victim of a spell, and a transgender pirate of the skies all lend a helping hand. Will Tristan be able to find and keep the love of his life?

13. Hocus Pocus (1993)

The Sanderson sisters were hanged 300 years ago for dark witchcraft. The sisters have only one night to ensure their survival after coming back to life as a result of a spell they cast before they died and the accidental actions of Max, the new kid in town. …..

14. The Jungle Book (1967)

Baby Mowgli is taken in and raised by a pack of wolves after being abandoned as a result of an accident. With age, Bagheera, the wise panther, realizes the boy must be returned to the nearby man-village, where his own kind lives. While the young Mowgli believes otherwise,

Baloo the bear disagrees, teaching him that life in the jungle is the best there is. Shere Khan, the tiger who despises all humans, threatens Mowgli, and Bagheera is horrified. When Baloo wakes up, Mowgli flees into the jungle, where he battles Kaa the snake a second time, and then Shere Khan. Mowgli, on the other hand, is persuaded to visit the nearby man-village by the sight of a charming young lady.

15. The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen (1988)

Legend has it that in the 18th century an aristocrat and his talented men, along with one little girl, set out to save their town from the Turks. Other incredible adventures include being sucked up by a giant sea monster, visiting the moon, dancing with Venus, and escaping from the Grim Reaper.

16. Frozen (2013)

Anna, a fearless optimist, embarks on an epic quest to rescue her icy sister Elsa from Arendelle’s eternal winter, joining forces with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven.

To save the kingdom, Anna and Kristoff must contend with treacherous conditions similar to those on Mount Everest, as well as mystifying trolls and a hilarious… snowman named Olaf. In public, Elsa, Anna’s sister, appears poised and regal, but her true nature is one of anxiety and fear, as she struggles with the knowledge that she was born with the ability to create ice and snow. It’s a lovely ability, but it’s also very risky.

The memory of the moment her magic came dangerously close to killing Elsa’s younger sister Anna has haunted her ever since. She accidentally starts an eternal winter as a result of her escalating emotions, and she has no way of stopping it. No one, not even her sister, can save her from turning into a monster.

17. Shrek (2001)

In order to ‘persuade’ Lord Farquaad to return Shrek’s swamp, an ogre named Shrek and a very loud donkey set out to’swamp’ Lord Farquaad with all sorts of fairytale creatures. Instead, a deal is hammered out between the parties involved. Farquaad, who aspires to be King, enlists Shrek’s help in rescuing Princess Fiona, who has been imprisoned in a tower by a fire-breathing dragon while she awaits her true love. They return to Fiona’s castle and find out that Shrek, an ugly ogre, has fallen in love with the beautiful princess and that Fiona has a dark secret of her own.

18. Bedknobs And Broomsticks (1971)

When World War II breaks out in England, the Rawlins family is sent to live with a witch’s apprentice named Eglantine Price. Using Charlie’s threats, Miss Price agrees to give him something in exchange for his promise to keep her practices a secret. As a result, she takes a bedknob from her deceased father’s room and imbues it with the “famous magi…c traveling spell,” which can only be activated by Paul.

At the witchcraft training correspondence school where Miss Price resides in London, they first meet Emelius Browne, the headmaster. Substitutiary Locomotion is a spell that gives life to inanimate objects, and Miss Price explains to him that she has a plan to find the magic words for it. As a war worker, she’ll put in her time and effort to this spell.