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Home video releases of The Little Mermaid.

US releases

VHS

Cover Released Notes
The-little-mermaid-1-
May 18, 1990

Walt Disney Classics Release

The little mermaid masterpiece vhs
March 31, 1998

Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection Release

Tmp 3610-Disney's The Little Mermaid Platinum Edition VHS-105246236
January 3, 2007

Platinum Edition Release It is the last Disney Platinum Edition VHS release. It is also the second and final Disney Platinum Edition VHS release to be released as part of the Disney Movie Club Exclusive.

Laserdisc

Cover Released Notes
TheLittleMermaid3-front September 21, 1990

Walt Disney Classics Release

14795CS-front November 3, 1998

Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection ReleaseBonus Features:* "Under the Sea: The Making of The Little Mermaid"

  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Character Design
  • Concept Art
  • Concept Art by Kay Nielsen

DVD

Cover Released Notes
TheLittleMermaid LimitedIssue DVD
December 7, 1999

Walt Disney Limited Issues Release

8. The Little Mermaid (1989) (Platinum Edition 2-Disc DVD)
October 3, 2006

Platinum Edition ReleaseBonus Features:
Disc One




Disc Two

  • Backstage Disney
    • "Treasures Untold: The Making of The Little Mermaid"
    • "Storm Warning: The Little Mermaid Special Effects Unit"
    • "The Story Behind the Story"
    • The Little Matchgirl (with Introduction)
    • Art Galleries
    • Early Presentation Reel
    • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Fathoms Below (Alternate Version)
    • Backstage with Sebastian
    • Poor Unfortunate Souls (Alternate Version)
    • Sebastian Lost in the Castle
    • Advice From Sebastian
    • Fight with Ursula
    • Silence is Golden (Audio Only)
  • Games and Activities
    • "Under the Sea Adventure: A Virtual Ride"
    • "Ride with Disney Imagineers" (Audio Commentary on Above)
    • "Behind the Ride That Almost Was"
    • DisneyPedia: Life Under the Sea
The Little Mermaid Trilogy
December 16, 2008 Released as part of the Walt Disney Platinum Editions collection. Includes same discs as above plus The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea and The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
The Little Mermaid DVD December 3, 2013

Walt Disney Diamond Editions ReleaseBonus Features:* "Part of Her World: Jodi Benson's Voyage to New Fantasyland"

  • Deleted Scenes

Blu-ray

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid Combo Pack
The Little Mermaid Combo Pack Diamond Edition
(Blu-ray packaging)
Lmdvd br
(DVD packaging)
October 1, 2013

Diamond Edition ReleaseBonus Features:* Audio Commentary by Ron Clements, John Musker and Alan Menken* Part of Your World Music Video by Carly Rae Jepsen

  • @DisneyAnimation
  • "Deleted Character: Harold the Merman"
  • "Under the Scene: The Art of Live-Action Reference"
  • "Howard's Lecture"
  • "Part of Her World: Jodi Benson's Voyage to New Fantasyland"
  • "Crab-E-Oke"
  • Disney Intermission
  • Classic DVD Bonus Features
    • Deleted Scenes
      • Fathoms Below (Alternate Version)
      • Backstage with Sebastian
      • Poor Unfortunate Souls (Alternate Version)
      • Sebastian Lost in the Castle
      • Advice From Sebastian
      • Fight with Ursula
      • Silence is Golden (Audio Only)
    • Backstage Disney
      • "Treasures Untold: The Making of The Little Mermaid"
      • "Storm Warning: The Little Mermaid Special Effects Unit"
      • "The Story Behind the Story"
      • The Little Matchgirl (with Introduction)
      • Early Presentation Reel
      • Original Theatrical Trailer
      • "John & Ron Make Caricatures of Each Other"
      • "Clements & Musker Demonstrate The Little Mermaid Handshake"
      • "Animators Comment on Their Characters"
    • Music and More
    • "Under the Sea Adventure: A Virtual Ride"
    • "Behind the Ride That Almost Was"
    • DisneyPedia: Life Under the Sea
The Little Mermaid 3D Blu ray Diamond Edition
October 1, 2013

Diamond Edition 3D Release

International releases

Japan

VHS

Cover Released Notes
LMJ VHS
1992 The Japanese VHS release.
Lmjv
1998

Laserdisc

Cover Released Notes
0088merlas
1992 The Japanese Laserdisc release.

Blu-ray

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid Japan Blu-Ray
October 23, 2013 Walt Disney Diamond Collection release
The Little Mermaid Trilogy Japan Blu-Ray
October 23, 2013 The Little Mermaid Trilogy
The Little Mermaid Japan MovieNEX
July 17, 2015 Walt Disney Diamond Collection / MovieNEX release
The Little Mermaid Trilogy Japan MovieNEX
March 17, 2017 The Little Mermaid Trilogy MovieNEX release

Spain

DVD

Cover Released Notes
0088lasirenita
2006 The Spanish release of the platinum edition, containing the basic features of the English release.

France

DVD

Cover Released Notes
Disney Mechants DVD 10 - La Petite Sirene Les Méchants limited edition artwork sleeve

Blu-ray

Cover Released Notes
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UK

VHS

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid VHS UK 1991 November 1991

DVD

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid 2000 UK DVD March 24, 2000
The Little Mermaid SE 2006 UK DVD November 6, 2006
The Little Mermaid 1-2 Box Set UK DVD November 6, 2006 Same as 2006 release
The Little Mermaid Cinderella Box Set UK DVD October 1, 2007 Walt Disney 2-Movie Collection

Same as 2006 release

The Little Mermaid 1-3 Box Set 2008 UK DVD September 22, 2008 The Little Mermaid Trilogy

Same as 2006 release

The Little Mermaid 2013 UK DVD September 2, 2013
The Little Mermaid 1-3 Box Set 2013 UK DVD September 2, 2013 The Complete Little Mermaid Collection

Same as 2013 release

The Little Mermaid Disney Villains 2014 UK DVD June 2, 2014 Disney Villains limited edition artwork sleeve

Same as 2013 release

The Little Mermaid UK DVD 2014
The Little Mermaid UK DVD 2014 Limited Edition slip cover
September 29, 2014 Also available with a limited edition artwork sleeve

Same as 2013 release

Disney Princess Box Set UK DVD November 3, 2014 Disney Princess box set

Same as 2013 release

Disney Classics Volume 3 Box Set UK DVD November 10, 2014 Disney Classics: Volume 3 box set

Same as 2013 release

Disney Princess 11 Movie Keepsake Box Set UK DVD September 17, 2015 Disney Princess: 11 Movie Keepsake box set

Same as 2013 release

Mexico

DVD

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid Mexico DVD
October 23, 2015 Disney Classics release
50 Disney Classics Box Set Mexico
October 23, 2015
April 24, 2017
50 Disney Classics Box Set

Germany

DVD

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid 2000 Germany DVD
March 23, 2000 Standard release
The Little Mermaid 2006 Germany DVD
November 2, 2006 Special Edition
The Little Mermaid 2013 Germany DVD
September 5, 2013 Walt Disney Diamond Edition release
The Little Mermaid 2017 Germany DVD
June 15, 2017 Disney Classics release

Blu-Ray

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid 2013 Germany Blu-Ray
September 5, 2013 Walt Disney Diamond Edition release
The Little Mermaid 2017 Germany Blu-Ray
June 15, 2017 Disney Classics release

Australia

DVD

Cover Released Notes
The Little Mermaid DVD Classics AU
November 7, 2016 Disney Classics release

Brazil

DVD

Cover Released Notes
25 Disney Classics Brazil DVD
September 20, 2017 25 Disney Classics Box Set


Trivia

  • The 1990, 1998, 1999, and 2006 home video releases use the 1985 or 1990 Walt Disney Pictures logo.
  • The 1990 release was recalled due to one of the towers looking suggestive.
  • Beginning in 2013 DVD/Blu-ray releases, the 1985 or 1990 Walt Disney Pictures logo was replaced by the 2011 variant of the 2006 Walt Disney Pictures logo, which reading to just Disney.


v - e - d
The Little Mermaid - 2013 Logo
Media
Films: The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid II: Return to the SeaThe Little Mermaid: Ariel's BeginningThe Little Mermaid (live-action film)Video

Television: Little Mermaid's IslandThe Little Mermaid: The SeriesA Poem Is...
Video Games: NES gameSega Genesis GameAriel's Story StudioKingdom HeartsKingdom Hearts: Chain of MemoriesKingdom Hearts IIThe Little Mermaid 2: Pinball FrenzyDisney's The Little Mermaid: Magic in Two KingdomsDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle Mode
Books: Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea WitchOfficial Comic AdaptationDisney ComicsBig Golden BookClassic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingGolden Sight 'n' Sound BookLittle Golden BookThe Little Mermaid's Treasure ChestDisney Princess Beginnings
Marvel Comics: Sink or SwimAll that GlittersThe DaredevilfishWhirlpool WorldMy Dinner with CrustaceaRoom at the PalaceThere Goes the NeighborhoodGone With the WavesThe Sea Horse TournamentThe Sorrowful Sea MonsterThe Wrong QueenOf Myths and MermaidsAriel and the Lobster's Loot
Music: SoundtrackThe Legacy CollectionSebastian from The Little MermaidSebastian: Party Gras!The Little Mermaid: Songs from the Sea

Disney Parks
Mermaid LagoonDisney's Art of Animation ResortAriel's GrottoAriel's PlaygroundBlowfish Balloon RaceDisney Animation BuildingFairy Tale ForestFlounder's Flying Fish CoasterIt's a Small WorldJumpin' JellyfishKing Triton's Carousel of the SeaMermaid Lagoon TheaterMickey's PhilharMagicPrincess PavilionScuttle's ScootersSorcerers of the Magic KingdomStorybook Land Canal BoatsThe Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea AdventureThe WhirlpoolVoyage to the Crystal Grotto

Entertainment: AnimagiqueDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney's WishesFantasmic!Feel the MagicGolden Fairytale FanfareKing Triton's ConcertMickey's Magical CelebrationMickey and the Magical MapMickey and the Wondrous BookSummer BlastThe Golden MickeysVillains Tonight!Voyage of the Little Mermaid
Restaurants: Ariel's GrottoSebastian's Calypso Kitchen
Shops: Kiss de Girl FashionsMermaid MemoriesMermaid TreasuresPrince Eric's Village MarketScuttle's Shiny Things
Parade: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeFestival of Fantasy ParadeMickey's New Year's Eve ParadeMove It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street PartyMickey's Soundsational ParadePaint The Night ParadeSpectroMagicStitch's Summer Dance BashThe Wonderful World of Disney ParadeWalt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Firework: Believe... There's Magic in the StarsCelebrate the MagicDisney Dreams!Disney in the StarsDisneyland ForeverFantasy in the SkyHappily Ever AfterIgnite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightMagic, Music and MayhemThe Magic, the Memories and YouOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWorld of Color
Halloween: Happy HallowishesRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeThe Villains WorldVillains Night Out! Chapter 2

Characters
Original: ArielFlounderSebastianScuttlePrince EricKing TritonUrsulaFlotsam and JetsamKing Triton's DaughtersMaxGrimsbyCarlottaChef LouisUrsula's GardenGlutThe Seahorse HeraldHaroldMerpeople

Sequel: MelodyTip and DashMorganaCloak and DaggerUndertowHammerhead SharkAlexFlounder's guppiesBaby PenguinUrsula and Morgana's mother
Prequel: Queen AthenaMarina Del ReyBenjaminThe Catfish Club BandStevieElectric Eels
Little Mermaid's Island SandyScales
TV Series: UrchinGabriellaOllieDudleyPearlPearl's motherMantaLittle EvilDanielMoraySimonLobster Mobster and Da ShrimpThe SorceressGlowfishEbb and FloEmpreror Shargaand the SharkaniansOctopidBrain SpongeZeusSpot the Killer WhaleCrab ScoutsHans Christian AndersenLuckyThorAugustusStormy the Giant SeahorseThe Magical Wishing StarfishApolloArchimedesSeaclopsNeptune
Comic Book: IndigoMarlin the MagicianJenny

Episodes
Season One: "Whale of a Tale" • "The Great Sebastian" • "Stormy" • "Urchin" • "Double Bubble" • "Message in a Bottle" • "Charmed" • "Marriage of Inconvenience" • "The Evil Manta" • "Thingamajigger" • "Red" • "Beached" • "Trident True" • "Eel-Ectric City"

Season Two: "Resigned to It" • "Calliope Dreams" • "Save the Whale" • "Against the Tide" • "Giggles" • "Wish Upon a Starfish" • "Tail of Two Crabs" • "Metal Fish" • "T'ank You For Dat, Ariel"
Season Three: "Scuttle" • "King Crab" • "Island of Fear" • "Land of the Dinosaurs" • "Heroes" • "The Beast Within" • "Ariel's Treasures" • "A Little Evil"

Objects
Prince Eric's StatueTridentUrsula's CauldronUrsula's NecklaceMelody's locketQueen Athena's music boxDinglehopperRoyal Ship
Locations
AtlanticaAriel's Secret GrottoUrsula's LairPrince Eric's CastleThe Wedding ShipMorgana's Ice Cave
Songs
Film: Fathoms BelowDaughters of King TritonPart of Your WorldUnder the SeaPoor Unfortunate SoulsLes PoissonsKiss the GirlDown to the SeaFor a MomentTip and DashHere on the Land and SeaJust One MistakeJump in the Line (Shake Senora)I Remember

TV Series: Just a Little LoveYou Got to be YouThe Edge of the Edge of the SeaThe Lobster Mobster's MobThe Beddy Bye BluesSing a New SongIn HarmonyThis is the LifeNever Give UpYou Wouldn't Want to Mess with MeThe Sound of LaughterDaring to DanceJust Give Me a ChanceEvil Lullaby
Musical: She's in LoveHuman StuffPositoovityI Want the Good Times BackDaddy's Little AngelHer VoiceThe World AboveThe ContestIf OnlyBeyond My Wildest DreamsSweet ChildOne Step CloserAll Good Things Must End
Deleted: Silence is GoldenGonna Get My Wish
Other: One Dance

See Also
MusicalThe Disney AfternoonDisney Sing Along Songs: Under the Sea


v - e - dWalt Disney home video releases
Editions
Walt Disney ClassicsWalt Disney Masterpiece CollectionWalt Disney Limited IssuesWalt Disney Gold Classic CollectionWalt Disney Platinum EditionsWalt Disney Diamond EditionsWalt Disney Signature CollectionDisney Special Edition releasesDisney 2-Movie CollectionsDisney 4-Movie CollectionsDisney Movie Club DVDsWalt Disney TreasuresDisney Blu-ray 3D
Animated Films
Walt Disney Animation Studios The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. ToadAladdinAlice in WonderlandThe AristocatsAtlantis: The Lost EmpireBambiBeauty and the BeastBig Hero 6The Black CauldronBoltBrother BearChicken LittleCinderellaDinosaurDumboThe Emperor's New GrooveFantasiaFantasia 2000The Fox and the HoundFrozenFun and Fancy FreeThe Great Mouse DetectiveHerculesHome on the RangeThe Hunchback of Notre DameThe Jungle BookLady and the TrampLilo & StitchThe Lion KingThe Little MermaidMake Mine MusicThe Many Adventures of Winnie the PoohMeet the RobinsonsMelody TimeMoanaMulanOliver & Company101 DalmatiansPeter PanPinocchioPocahontasThe Princess and the FrogThe RescuersThe Rescuers Down UnderRobin HoodSaludos AmigosSleeping BeautySnow White and the Seven DwarfsThe Sword in the StoneTangledTarzanThe Three CaballerosTreasure PlanetWinnie the PoohWreck-It RalphZootopia
Pixar films BraveA Bug's LifeCarsCars 2Cars 3CocoFinding DoryFinding NemoThe Good DinosaurThe IncrediblesIncredibles 2Inside OutMonsters, Inc.Monsters UniversityRatatouilleToy StoryToy Story 2Toy Story 3Toy Story 4UpWALL-E
Other Animated films Bambi IIThe Brave Little ToasterA Christmas CarolA Goofy MovieThe Jungle Book 2The Nightmare Before ChristmasPiglet's Big MovieThe Pirate FairyPooh's Heffalump MoviePlanesPlanes: Fire & RescueReturn to Never LandSecret of the WingsThe Tigger MovieTinker BellTinker Bell and the Great Fairy RescueTinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeastTinker Bell and the Lost TreasureValiantThe Wild
Direct-to-Video films 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London AdventureAladdin and the King of ThievesAtlantis: Milo's ReturnBeauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical WorldBeauty and the Beast: The Enchanted ChristmasBrother Bear 2Cinderella II: Dreams Come TrueCinderella III: A Twist in TimeAn Extremely Goofy MovieThe Fox and the Hound 2The Hunchback of Notre Dame IIKronk's New GrooveLady and the Tramp II: Scamp's AdventureLeroy & StitchLilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a GlitchThe Lion King 1½The Lion King II: Simba's PrideThe Little Mermaid: Ariel's BeginningThe Little Mermaid II: Return to the SeaMickey's Once Upon a ChristmasMickey's Twice Upon a ChristmasMickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three MusketeersMulan IIPocahontas II: Journey to a New WorldPooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher RobinPooh's Heffalump Halloween MovieThe Return of JafarStitch! The MovieTarzan IIWinnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh YearWinnie the Pooh: Seasons of GivingWinnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo
Live-action feature films
20,000 Leagues Under the SeaAlice in Wonderland (2010 film)Alice Through The Looking GlassA Wrinkle in TimeBeauty and the Beast (2017 film)Bedknobs and BroomsticksThe BFGBedtime StoriesChristopher RobinCinderella (2015 film)The Devil and Max DevlinEscape to Witch MountainFreaky Friday (2003)The Game PlanThe Great Muppet CaperInto the WoodsJames and the Giant PeachThe Jungle Book (2016 film)The Love BugMaleficentMary PoppinsMax Keeble's Big MoveThe MuppetsThe Muppet Christmas CarolMuppets Most WantedThe Muppet MovieMuppet Treasure IslandOld YellerThe Parent TrapThe Parent Trap (1998)Pete's DragonPete's Dragon (2016 film)PollyannaThe Princess DiariesThe Princess Diaries 2: Royal EngagementSnowball ExpressSwiss Family RobinsonThe Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie MenTomorrowlandTronWho Framed Roger Rabbit
Disneynature films African CatsBearsBorn in ChinaChimpanzeeThe Crimson Wing: Mystery of the FlamingosEarthMonkey KingdomOceansWings of Life
Disney Channel Original Movies Camp RockThe Cheetah GirlsHalloweentownHigh School MusicalMiscellaneous
Lucasfilm films Rogue One: A Star Wars StorySolo: A Star Wars StoryStar Wars: The Force AwakensStar Wars: The Last Jedi
Marvel Cinematic Universe films Ant-ManAnt-Man and the WaspThe AvengersAvengers: Age of UltronAvengers: Infinity WarBlack PantherCaptain America: Civil WarCaptain America: The Winter SoldierDoctor StrangeGuardians of the Galaxy Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Spider-Man: HomecomingIron Man 3Thor: The Dark WorldThor: Ragnarok
Animated shorts
Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Cartoon CollectionsCartoon Classics (Limited Gold Editions) • Mini ClassicsFavorite Stories (UK Equivalent: Storybook Favorites) • Classic Cartoon FavoritesMickey and Friends' Greatest Hits (Outside USA) • Funny FactoryIt's a Small World of Fun!Timeless Tales (UK Equivalent: Walt Disney's Fables) • Walt Disney Animation Collection: Classic Short FilmsHave a Laugh!MiscellaneousPixarDisney Cartoon Festival (Japan only)
Television shows
Animated shows 101 DalmatiansAdventures of the Gummi BearsAladdinBonkersChip 'n Dale Rescue RangersDarkwing DuckDougDuckTalesElena of AvalorGargoylesGoof TroopGravity FallsJungles CubsKim PossibleThe Little MermaidThe New Adventures of Winnie the PoohPhineas and FerbQuack PackRecessStar Wars RebelsTaleSpinTangled: The SeriesTimon & Pumbaa
Live-action shows DinosaursGood Luck CharlieHannah MontanaLizzie McGuireThe Mickey Mouse ClubThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody/The Suite Life on DeckThat's So RavenWalt Disney anthology seriesWelcome to the Pooh CornerWizards of Waverly PlaceYou and Me, Kid
Playhouse Disney/Disney Junior Doc McStuffinsHandy MannyJake and the Never Land PiratesThe Lion GuardMickey and the Roadster RacersMickey Mouse ClubhouseMy Friends Tigger & PoohSofia the FirstThe Book of Pooh
Compilation videosOther shows