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13 Movies That Have Iconic Mermaids That Aren't "The Little Mermaid"

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1. Miranda (1948)

Why it's iconic: One of the first movies that launched mermaids into the zeitgeist.
Gainsborough Pictures

Why it's iconic: One of the first movies that launched mermaids into the zeitgeist.

2. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948)

Why it's iconic: It's William Powell going through a mid-life crisis that involves getting some tail.
Universal-International

Why it's iconic: It's William Powell going through a mid-life crisis that involves getting some tail.

3. Aquamarine (2006)

Why it's iconic: It has JoJo. ENOUGH SAID.
20th Century Fox

Why it's iconic: It has JoJo. ENOUGH SAID.

4. Magic Island (1995)

Why it is iconic: It's basically The Little Mermaid IRL, except she can talk.
Paramount Pictures

Why it is iconic: It's basically The Little Mermaid IRL, except she can talk.

5. Thirteenth Year (1999)

Why it's iconic: It's the only merman movie, and it's the best incognito-puberty movie of all time.
Disney / Via blogs.disney.com

Why it's iconic: It's the only merman movie, and it's the best incognito-puberty movie of all time.

6. Hook (1991)

Why it's iconic: Arguably the best adaptation of Peter Pan, with also the best casting of all time. <3
Amblin Entertainment

Why it's iconic: Arguably the best adaptation of Peter Pan, with also the best casting of all time. <3

7. Ponyo (2009 — USA release)

Why it&#x27;s iconic: First off, yes she&#x27;s a mermaid. Human head + fish body = mermaid. It&#x27;s extra iconic because it&#x27;s a Miyazaki film.
Studio Ghibli

Why it's iconic: First off, yes she's a mermaid. Human head + fish body = mermaid. It's extra iconic because it's a Miyazaki film.

8. Night Tide (1961)

Why it&#x27;s iconic: One word: MER-MURDERS.
Virgo Productions

Why it's iconic: One word: MER-MURDERS.

9. Peter Pan (2003)

Why it&#x27;s iconic: First time we saw scary-ass mermaids in a kid&#x27;s film.
Universal Pictures

Why it's iconic: First time we saw scary-ass mermaids in a kid's film.

10. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Why it&#x27;s iconic: Mermaid squad goals. (Well, technically sirens but still fish bottoms) ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Disney

Why it's iconic: Mermaid squad goals. (Well, technically sirens but still fish bottoms) ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Why it&#x27;s iconic: What&#x27;s scarier than these mermaids is the fact that this movie is ALREADY TEN YEARS OLD.
Warner Bros.

Why it's iconic: What's scarier than these mermaids is the fact that this movie is ALREADY TEN YEARS OLD.

12. Splash (1984)

Why it&#x27;s iconic: Haha, you thought you were going to get through this post without seeing Splash. It&#x27;s the mermaid movie that everyone knows and loves, plus it&#x27;s got Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah in their prime.
Touchstone Films

Why it's iconic: Haha, you thought you were going to get through this post without seeing Splash. It's the mermaid movie that everyone knows and loves, plus it's got Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah in their prime.

13. Zoolander (2001)

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Why it's iconic: Because mermaids are so hot right now.