Academy Award(R) winner Tom Hanks stars as Allen Bauer, a workaholic who's convinced he can't fall in love. That is, until he's mysteriously rescued at sea by the mermaid of his dreams! Soon Allen and Madison (Daryl Hannah) are swept away by hilarious and heartwarming romance. Academy Award(R) winner Ron Howard directs a star-studded cast, including Eugene Levy, and hilarious John Candy in a magical tale.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5

79 Ratings

79 Ratings

90% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.9/10
  • Fresh 37
  • Rotten 4

Critics Consensus: A perfectly light, warmly funny romantic comedy that's kept afloat by Ron Howard's unobtrusive direction and charming performances from Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah.

12+ COMMON SENSE

'80s fishy fairy tale has sex, some cursing.

Information

Studio
Touchstone Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1984 Touchstone Pictures

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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