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Overall B+

A young mermaid (voiced by Jodi Benson) makes a bargain with an evil Sea Witch (Pat Carroll) that will transform her tail into legs, in the hopes of netting the human prince (Christopher Daniel Barnes) she loves. But the fishy deal may reel in more trouble than she expects.

Violence B
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: G

Why is The Little Mermaid rated G?

Official MPAA Rating: The Little Mermaid is rated G for

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Characters are in peril when chased by a shark, a storm and fire sink a ship, and during a showdown with a magic-welding villainess. Death is implied after a character is impaled. An angry parent destroys his child’s precious possessions. Some mild name-calling occurs as well as a depiction of ale drinking seaman. Sexual content includes mermen with bare chests, bikini (or clamshell) clad mermaids, a sensual sea witch, obscured nudity, and a couple of kisses.

The Little Mermaid
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G Classified in 1989 as F for Family
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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