Splash Movie Review 1984

Information and Film Reviews for Splash the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
4.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

A beautiful mermaid ventures into New York City in search of a man she's rescued twice when he's fallen overboard. Now it's her turn to fall--in love. Charming performances by Hanks and Hannah. Well-paced direction from Howard, with just enough slapstick. Don't miss the lobster scene.

Distribution

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, Deep Blue, Cinderella Stories, Swimming, Parallel Universe, New York, New York, Culture Clash, Mermaids, Edibles
Screenplay
Babaloo Mandel, Lowell Ganz
Cast
Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dody Goodman, Shecky Greene, Richard B. Shull, Bobby DiCicco, Howard Morris
Cinematography
Don Peterman
Director
Ron Howard
Music
Lee Holdridge
Producer
Brian Grazer Production, Touchstone Pictures

Awards

Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1984: Screenplay.

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