Disney animated adventure directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. Ariel (voice of Jodi Benson) is the mermaid daughter of King Triton (Kenneth Mars), and lives beneath the waves. However, Ariel longs to see the world above, especially after rescuing a handsome prince from drowning. To this end she makes a deal with sea witch Ursula (Pat Carroll), that she can live above the sea in exchange for her beautiful singing voice. Ariel soon regrets her decision, however, when it transpires that her father's kingdom is at risk.