The little Mermaid It has finally been released in the United States of America and the fans are enjoying every bit of it. The film shows the adventures of a young mermaid named Ariel. Although she enjoys the royal riches of her being the princess of an underwater kingdom called Atlantica, her only dream is to explore the land and interact with humanity.
One fine day, a prince named Eric accidentally falls off his ship and is on the brink of death, only to be saved by the benevolent Ariel. As time goes by, Ariel grows closer to Eric and eventually falls in love with him. This epic love story is shown in the movie and upon witnessing it, the fans were left in awe.
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Netizens Delighted With Ariel And Eric’s Chemistry At Disney’s The little Mermaid
The story of Ariel and Eric is often considered one of the best written stories in movie history. She made fans go wild in 1989 and now again in 2023. Her story takes quite a while to unfold as Eric wasn’t sure about Ariel at first. After all, Eric was a human being and Ariel was half fish half human.
Fans are especially impressed by the chemistry between Halle Bailey and Jonah Hauer-King, having been skeptical of her cast since the movie’s announcement. However, the duo proved everyone wrong and put on a memorable performance.
This is how fans on Twitter reacted to scenes from the Disney movie.
While the entire movie was filled with charming sequences, it’s safe to say that fans were very impressed with the innocent love story between Ariel and Eric. They even pointed out that the scene where Ariel taught Eric the correct way to pronounce her name was the healthiest scene in the movie.
Thankfully, The little Mermaid it received a happy ending with Eric and Ariel able to live together happily ever after.
What is The little Mermaid about?
According to Rotten Tomatoes, the film’s synopsis reads:
“The youngest of King Triton’s daughters and the most defiant, Ariel longs to know more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, she falls in love with the handsome Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans , Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the wicked sea witch, Ursula, who gives her the chance to experience life on land, but ultimately puts her life, and her father’s crown, in jeopardy.”
In addition to Halle Bailey and Jonah Hauer-King, the film also stars Melissa McCarthy, Jessica Alexander, Javier Bardem, Noma Dumezweni, Art Malik, Daveed Diggs, Jacob Tremblay, and Awkwafina. The budget of this film was 250 million dollars.
The little Mermaid was released theatrically in the United States on May 26, 2023, in RealD 3D, IMAX, Dolby Cinema, and 4DX formats.