The Little Mermaid

A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain in an attempt to become human and win a prince's love.

Grosses

Domestic (45.8%)
$84,355,863
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Opening$6,031,914
994 theaters
Release DateNov 17, 1989
Running Time1 hr 23 min
GenresAnimation Family Fantasy Musical Romance
In Release410 days/58 weeks
Widest Release1,533 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 17-193$6,031,914-994-$6,068$6,031,9141
Nov 24-26
Thanksgiving 3-Day
3$8,384,862+39%999+5$8,393$16,832,8442
Dec 1-3
Post-Thanksgiving
5$4,030,274-51.9%999-$4,034$22,109,5713
Dec 8-107$2,764,119-31.4%999-$2,766$25,748,2514
Dec 15-174$2,522,362-8.7%1,249+250$2,019$28,941,8715
Dec 22-25
Christmas long wknd
6$3,319,664-1,513-$2,194$34,089,416-
Dec 29-Jan 1, 1990
New Year's long wknd
3$9,235,512-1,521-$6,072$49,401,857-
Jan 5-75$4,585,047-1,521-$3,014$56,126,3838
Jan 12-146$3,851,208-16%1,521-$2,532$60,855,1749
Jan 19-218$2,823,840-26.7%1,533+12$1,842$65,247,71110
Jan 26-289$2,174,414-23%1,530-3$1,421$68,066,11011
Feb 2-412$1,866,417-14.2%1,457-73$1,281$70,437,54212
Feb 9-1112$1,340,199-28.2%1,323-134$1,013$72,144,01413
Feb 16-19
Presidents' Day wknd
9$1,774,352-1,325-$1,339$74,262,415-
Feb 23-2511$1,048,730-1,157-$906$75,689,93215