This movie is the tale of Ariel, a young mermaid who dreams of life beyond the sea. Her emotions are stirred by the sight of a handsome man named Prince Eric. To meet him, she'll pay any price...And the evil sea witch Ursula is willing to trade goods. She gains legs and loses her voice. Now on land, she has only 3 days to find love with Eric. If not, she stands to lose everything.

A critically praised award winner in its' day, while still loved by many, its' reputation has taken a hit in recent years because of the character of Ariel and what people interpret the message to be.