In a dreary Florida beach resort village, luscious-limbed lifeguard Raymond is the main attraction for girls. Teenager buddies Claire and Hailey became experts on him by observation, but never dared actually approach him, and after this closing summer season will be separated as one's parents move to Australia. Then they find a storm washed up in a pool a sassy mermaid, who promises them a wish if they help her prove to Neptune love exists, and Raymond is the only creature resembling a love-god.
A Fish-Out-Of-Water Comedy.
3 March 2006 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Mi amiga la sirena
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Opening Weekend USA: $7,482,669,
5 March 2006, Wide Release
Gross USA: $18,595,716, 21 May 2006
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
JMB FX Studio produced the mermaid tails for actress Sara Paxton
. The tails were sculpted over Sara's body cast. Foam and silicone skins were produced for 4 tails, each tail was covered in over 5000 scales. A fully cable controlled tail was also produced for the more complicated and subtle moves of the fluke that the suit tails could not perform. See more
The movie is set in Florida but really was filmed in Australia. One scene in particular shows the girls reading magazines. One magazine is TotalGirl which is only sold in Australia and the areas around it. See more
After the regular cast credits the Roberts, Levesque, and Paxton also get credits for being the voice of their respective starfish earrings. See more
Island in the Sun
Written by Rivers Cuomo
Performed by Half Day See more