Mermaid is an aquatic creature found mostly in fantasy movies and novels. Whether this creature really exists or not; this debate is vexed. However, one usually finds it really exciting to watch movies based on mermaids. Mermaid world is pure fantasy. So, if you are looking for mermaid movies; we have arranged some of the best mermaid movies for you.
Best Mermaid Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
First and foremost; brimming with action, adventure, and fantasy, Pirates of Caribbean’s part ‘On Stranger Tides’ is one of the best Mermaid movies. This part was released in 2011.
This part of the movie has incredible mermaid scenes; scenes that can easily engross one’s attention.
However, not just this part having mermaids scene; the whole movie with all its parts is worth watching.
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) is full of fantasy and adventure. The underwater mermaid world is a hell of an adventure for the teams in this part of the movie.
So, if you are the one who really finds it exciting to imagine how the underwater world looks like; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a must-watch.
Total Duration: 2hr 37 minutes
IMDb rating: 7.7/10
Lady in the Water
Lady In The Water is a fantasy and psychological thriller mermaid movie released in 2006. Its story is so thrilling.
A mermaid is found in the swimming pool. Her life is in danger from a vicious mystical water creature. That’s it. Let’s not make this article a spoiler.
Add this movie to your list and enjoy!
The total movie duration is 1 hr and 50 mins.
Its IMDb rating is 5.5/10.
Siren is a drama consisting of two seasons (2018 – 2020). It is a tale of a coastal town that was once home to mermaids. This movie is about a mysterious girl Ryn that arrives there and wreaks havoc in the town.
This mysterious and evil creature is a real curse. A movie, highly recommended and must-watch.
IMDb rating: 7/10
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid is a fantasy and adventure-based movie. It was released in 2018.
This mermaid movie is a classic tale of a captive circus mermaid who transforms the lives of a skeptical journalist and his wide-eyed young sister. The total duration of the movie is 1 hr and 24 minutes.
Although it is a great fantasy movie, yet its IMDb rating is low: 4.3/10
The Little Mermaid is also available on Netflix.
Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature is a horror television film released in 2001. Its story is chilling.
Two carnies after abducting a mermaid decide to take it to America. But, the ship loses its way and turns to mythical forbidden islands. The abducted mermaid begins to display its true side.
The IMDB rating of this mermaid movie is 5.8/10.
One of the best mermaid movies; Mermaid Down is a horror, fantasy, mystery, and thriller movie.
The movie has a very strong storyline. A mermaid is pulled from the water. After having her fin cut off, she was sent to a psychiatric institution.
The total duration of the movie is 1 hr and 31 minutes.
Its IMDb rating is 5.3/10.
The Mermaid is a Chinese-Hong Kong romantic comedy fantasy film. It was released in 2016.
The storyline is very interesting. A mermaid was sent by an organization to kill a person to stop a certain project. But, they fall in love with each other. So, now both become the target of that organization.
Total duration: 1 hr 34 minutes.
Its IMDb rating is 6.2/10.
H20 Sequel: Mako Mermaids is a story of three mermaids; Sirena, Nixie, and Lyla. Their task is to protect Mako Island from trespassers.
These mermaids have to face Zac (16 yrs old land dweller). Zac has amazing marine powers.
The Mako Mermaids have to get legs to face Zac. Either they would take Zac’s powers or risk being outcasts forever.
IMDb Rating: 6.8/10.
Aquamarine is also one of the best mermaid movies. It is a fantasy movie; a story that revolves around a mermaid washed ashore after the storm. The mermaid befriends two girls and falls in love with a boy.
This mermaid movie was released on March 03, 2006.
The IMDb rating of the movie is 5.4/10.
Duration: 1 hr 50min
Splash is a romance cum fantasy movie. A young boy ‘Allen’ was saved from drowning by a mermaid. Later on, he returns to the sea years later and manages to fall into it again. The mermaid again saved him. Hence. they fall in love.
The movie was released in 1984.
Duration: 1 hr 51 min
IMDb rating: 6.3/10
Ondine is a fantasy drama. A fisherman catches a mystifying and beautiful girl in his nets while he was fishing. Is she a mermaid? How can a girl live in the water?
However, the girl brings the man great luck.
The IMDb rating of this movie is 6.8/10.
Duration: 1 hr 51m
A Mermaid’s Tale
A Mermaid’s Tale is a fantasy about a young girl Ryan’s friendship with a teenage mermaid. This mermaid movie was released in 2017.
Total duration: 1 hr and 32 min.
IMDb rating: 4.9/10
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