You can now be part of Ariel’s world without leaving your couch. The live-action remake of Disney’s animated classic, which swam into theaters in May, is now available to rent or purchase on VOD (video on-demand) platforms, such as Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, and more.
Starring singer and actress Halle Bailey as the iconic Ariel, 2023’s The Little Mermaid revisits the beloved tale of an adventurous young mermaid who yearns to explore the world outside the ocean and falls in love with a handsome prince—at a steep price. A mix of recognizable names and newcomers bring the familiar characters back to life: Javier Bardem as King Triton, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Awkwafina as Scuttle, and Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric. Rob Marshall—who has helmed Disney films like Into the Woods, Mary Poppins Returns, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides—directs.
As Disney probably predicted, the nostalgia card worked: The remake topped box offices when it debuted ahead of Memorial Day, earning $117.5 million on opening weekend. Now, a couple months later, the film is making its way online. Here’s how to watch.
Where can I watch The Little Mermaid?
As of July 25, the 2023 remake is available on VOD. Viewers can purchase it for $19.99 on platforms like:
If you’d prefer to see it in a theater, there are still some showtimes available. Check the availability at your local cinema. As for physical releases, you can get the film on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD starting September 19.
Is The Little Mermaid streaming yet?
Sadly, not yet. It will surely end up on Disney+ as all new releases from the studio do, but Disney has not yet announced an official date. (If we had to guess, maybe it would be sometime after the DVD release on September 19?) In the meantime, you can always revisit the 1989 original, which is available to stream.