Synopsis: Allen Bauer is rescued from drowning as a young boy off Cape Cod by a young mermaid. Years later, he returns to the same location, and once again manages to fall into the sea, and is rescued once more by the mermaid (Allen isn't sure what he has seen and what he has imagined). Using maps from a sunken ship, the mermaid decides to search for Allen in New York City, sprouting legs when her tail dries. On finding Allen, they fall in love, but she has a secret, which will no longer be a secret if she gets her legs wet.
Director(s): Ron Howard
Production: Touchstone Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min


What are they?

Huh? Oh,

your father wants you to call him back.

Mrs. Stimler, our father

passed away fve years ago.

- Remember?

- Right.

Should I get him for you?

No, no. We'll-- I'll take care of it.

You just get back to work.

- What's with her?

- A little accident over the weekend.

got hit in the head by some lightning.

It's not funny, Freddie!

I'm sorry. That's not funny.

Besides, she can still do certain things.

Like jump-start a car?

[ Laughing ]

Jump-start a car.!

I'm sorry. I'm sorry.

-What the hell are you doing down here?

-Maybe I went...

- to the ''Club A'' last night.

-Something new for you.

Maybe I met Mr. Buyrite,

owner of Buyrite Markets.

Maybe we had a few drinks.

And maybe,just maybe...

we're his new produce suppliers.

I'm proud of you.

That's great.! Which store?

Not which store, the whole chain.

I hope you are joking with me.

Think big, be big.

He was a colonel. I made up a story...

about you being wounded in Nam

and he wants to do business.

He's coming this morning.

great, Freddie. It's only chaos down here.

- Augie brings me slimy cherries.

-So what?

-Jerry's getting married tomorrow.

- So what?

I was drinking with this bum all night.

- I'm busting my buns.

- East 77 th Street.

- Come on, you can handle this deal.

- Yeah, I'll handle it.

- Your desk looks like a pigsty.

- I have a system.

-[ Buzzer ]

- Phone for you.

Yes? All right. Thank you.

Hi, Victoria. I'm sorry.

I forgot to call you back.

What's the matter?

Your voice sounds funny.

What? Now?

You're moving out of the apartment now?

While we're talking?

Yeah, I know we were going to talk about it.

Victoria, this is a little impulsive.

If we were married you

wouldn't move out like this.

- She might. Sure.

- get off.

- Was that you?

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Lowell Ganz

Lowell Ganz is an American screenwriter, television writer, and television producer. He is the long-time writing partner of Babaloo Mandel. more…

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