Year Of Release: 2006
Review Date: March 17, 2007
Running time: 103 minutes
Box Office Gross: $ 18,500,000
Recommendation: Bland, mildly entertaining film.
Site Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
First off, the title "Aquamarine" sounds like a
ring on The Home Shopping Channel or QVC. This sub par remake or knock off of the movie
Splash, not sure which one it was and whether or not they had legal
authorization, was mildly entertaining.
Some jokes were funny, while others were corny.
The storyline was not that strong, so they were working at a disadvantage from
the beginning. That's not to say this film didn't have touching points as well.
It did, just not many.
The best thing about the film is that it was
technically and digitally colorful. However, I'm tired of Hollywood with all these
poor remakes. It is a telling reflection of the lack of talent and ideas in the
When they are not stealing other people's
copyrights, which is a crime, they are doing terrible remakes of films that were
hits when they were released. Hits that people actually liked - that have been
While this film wasn't that good, it wasn't
particularly bad either. It was bland and somewhat cliché. Ironically, the strongest performance in this
tepid film came from the villain who continually tried to out the mermaid as
non-human. She was funny.