As part of our feature on Of Poseidon by Anna Banks, we’re exploring all things related to mermaids. Last week, we shared a number of other YA books about mermaids — but here are other places where they appear in pop culture:
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
To this day, still my all-time favorite Disney movie and my favorite Disney princess. My hair is dyed “Ariel” red for a reason!
Mr. Peabody & the Mermaid
Another one of my favorites … this one is an oldie but an oh-so-goodie.
A classic from the ’80s!
Lady in the Water
A dark twist on the mermaid tale:
The Thirteenth Year
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Not strictly a mermaid story, mermaids are definitely a key part of the fourth movie in the Pirates franchise.
A reimagining of the “Little Mermaid” story from Studio Ghibli.
“H2O: Just Add Water”
Fans of the CW’s “Vampire Diaries” and “The Secret Circle” will recognize a couple of familiar faces:
Not strictly a mermaid, but definitely the main character has mermaid-like qualities. This was my *favorite* show when I was in middle school.
For the comments: What other mermaids in pop culture can you think of?