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Richard B. Shull,
Bobby Di Cicco,
Migdia Skarsgård Chinea,
- MPAA Reason
- BBFC Reason
- Maturity Rating Reason
new york city,
A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
- BBFC Ratings info
- Sex & Nudity
- Sex & Nudity Reason
- Rated PG for nudity, sexual content and some brief language
While the lead actress' derrière is visible in the original film, this is edited in the Disney+ version for discretion but it is still implied she's nude
There are many scenes of nudity in this movie, mostly female, but in one case male as well. This movie nevertheless gets a PG rating because the nudity is all non-sexual nudity, and it is all essential to the plot. All parts of the body are visible at one point or another except for pubic areas or genitalia, which we never see clearly.
Madison (Daryl Hannah) runs away from the camera down a beach, naked. She walks up to Allen (Tom Hanks), kisses him on the mouth, then takes a running dive into the surf and swims away. Throughout this scene, we see her bared buttocks and legs several times. Her long hair covers most of her back and completely conceals her breasts, but it is clear she is wearing nothing. In the Disney+ version, her hair is very poorly edited to cover her butt.
Madison walks naked into a large crowd of people. We see her bare buttocks in an extended rear shot. In this shot, we get a brief glimpse of her pubic hair and genitalia from the rear, but only a knowledgeable eye sees this. We see only a brief glimpse of sideboob in this scene, as her long hair mostly covers her breasts.
Madison swims topless underwater in a long sequence in mermaid form, with her lower body being that of a fish. During this, we get multiple clear views of her breasts, including areolae and nipples.
Allen and Madison are naked in a large clear water tank. He covers his genitalia with his hands, and her lower body is covered by her fish form. We see her breasts several times, as well as a glimpse of the side of his buttocks.
- Violence & Gore
- Violence & Gore Reason
- A man assaults a woman with spray from a garden hose. She is shown crying.
There is an underwater fight scene in which one man is kicked in the groin, and several others have their scuba masks and regulators ripped off, forcing them to return to the surface.
A woman is carried off to a science lab against her will and imprisoned.
- Profanity Reason
- 1 use of "shit"
5-6 uses of "hell", 3-4 uses of "bitch", and 2 uses of "Goddamn". Possibly some uses of "shit" and "damn".
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
- In a bar scene, one character has passed out from excess drink on the bar, and another is decidedly merry. A few characters in this scene are shown drinking.
Champagne is shown in glasses in a couple of group dining scenes.
John Candy's character smokes a cigarette and then gets a can of beer out while he and Tom Hanks are playing racquetball.
- Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
- In three separate scenes, a person falls into the ocean and begins to drown.
There are scenes of police and military enforcement. Guns are shown, but they are not brandished, and no shots are fired.
Part of the movie takes place in a military-controlled compound. The military is called out in force at the climax of the movie.
United States of America,