Is the original Little Mermaid movie streaming on Disney+?

The Little Mermaid‘s live-action adaptation hits the big screen on Friday, May 26 reintroducing audiences to the beloved tale with Halle Bailey in the starring role as Ariel and a fresh cast ready to make moviegoers laugh, smile, and sing-a-long as the film’s bright, colorful fantasy adventure and romance plays out before our eyes.

The 2023 film is another in a line of Disney remakes that have come and gone from theaters, hoping to dazzle and enchant those who choose to dive into these adaptations. Some have loved their animated classics for years while others find themselves checking out the animated movies after watching their live-action iteration. The latter is sure to happen for those who’ve never seen the 1989 movie that brought us all into Ariel’s world.

Much of Disney’s catalogue is on their streaming arm, Disney+, so if you’re looking to stream the original Little Mermaid, that’s your best bet online. Is the movie on the platform? Here’s what we know!

Is the original Little Mermaid on Disney+?

Yes! The 1989 film is on Disney+. It’s rated G and has 1 hour and 27 minute runtime. If you’re interested in watching the Sing-Along, that’s also on the platform along with the original movie’s sequel The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea which is about Ariel and Eric’s daughter, Melody.

Other titles in the franchise available to stream include the prequel Ariel’s Beginning, the TV-Y7 television series that ran from 1992-1994 and has a total of three seasons, and the Wonderful World of Disney’s Live! musical which aired in 2019. The musical stars Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, Shaggy as Sebastian, John Stamos as Chef Louis, Graham Philips as Prince Eric, and Amber Riley as the Emcee.

Hidden Remote will keep you posted on when the live-action adaptation will be available to stream on Disney+. Stay tuned!