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A beautiful mermaid ventures into New York City in search of a man she's rescued twice when he's fallen overboard. Now it's her turn to fall--in love. Charming performances by Hanks and Hannah. Well-paced direction from Howard, with just enough slapstick. Don't miss the lobster scene.

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Available on Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, Deep Blue, Cinderella Stories, Swimming, Parallel Universe, New York, New York, Culture Clash, Mermaids, Edibles
Babaloo Mandel, Lowell Ganz
Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dody Goodman, Shecky Greene, Richard B. Shull, Bobby DiCicco, Howard Morris
Don Peterman
Ron Howard
Lee Holdridge
Brian Grazer Production, Touchstone Pictures


Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1984: Screenplay.

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I used to love mermaids when I was little. Anything on tv that had to do with mermaids, I had to watch it.Allen was rescued when he was young off Cape Cod by a young mermaid. Years later, he falls in again in the same place and is rescued again by that same mermaid. He didn't know if the mermaid was real or not. The mermaid is named Madison. She decided to look for Allen in New York. When her mermaid tail dries off, she has legs. She finds him and they fall in love and he finds a big surprise comes along with her.