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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)

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)
Lorelei Hill Butters ...
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

Of all her daughters, Queen Athena is most closely resembled by Ariel. This is most obvious in "The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)", roughly 23 years following the film's events, when Ariel has matured and become a mother herself. It is possible that the animators of Athena based her appearance on the mature version of Ariel. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Swifty asks Triton to raise his right hand for the oath, Triton raises his left hand instead of his right. See more »

Quotes

King Triton: It seems that Marina can use some help.
[to Sebastian]
King Triton: I want you to look after Ariel.
[Marina shrieks]
King Triton: No offence Marina.
Marina Del Ray: [displeased] None taken.
[to Sebastian]
Marina Del Ray: Soft shell!
Sebastian: [to Marina] Tardy girl!
Marina Del Ray: Stick eye!
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Follows The Little Mermaid (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Sing
Music and Lyrics by Jeanine Tesori
Performed by Jeannette Bayardelle
Arranged by Jim Dooley (as James Dooley)
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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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