Barbie in A Mermaid Tale

Barbie in A Mermaid Tale
Barbie in A Mermaid Tale
  • NR
  • 1h 17m
  • 2010
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Barbie™ stars as Merliah™, a surfing champion from Malibu. One minute she’s a normal teenager and the next she learns a shocking family secret: she’s a mermaid! Merliah™ and her dolphin friend Zuma set off on an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana. With help from her new mermaid friends, Merliah™ saves the ocean kingdom. In the end, she discovers what makes you different can also be your greatest strength.

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Common Sense Says
Fun undersea adventure oddly paired with lots of shopping.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the materialistic vibe of this movie is pretty over the top. Oceana is populated with girls who shop all day and act ditzy. On the other hand, there's no prince in this Barbie movie -- the girls save the day all on their own. Violence is pretty mild with some underwater chase scenes and an evil ruler who captures people in whirlpools.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Fantasy
  • Release Date:March 9, 2010
  • Highest Available for Purchase:SD

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