Fantasy How many Merman Movies can we name?

Tom

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MerMEN not MerMaids

I just watched a MerPeople film called

Cold Skin ( 2017 )

Cold Skin: A young man who arrives to a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his own life.
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Ratings:IMDB: 5.9/10 Metascore: N/A RT: N/AReleased:January 01, 2017Runtime:108 mins Genres:Adventure Horror Sci-Fi Thriller Countries:France Spain Director:Xavier GensActors:Ray Stevenson

I wasn't impressed. The attacks by the mermen felt like a cheap computer generated horde sequence with no personality.

The Shape of Water had a merman.
It was okay, I guess, in a chick flick sorta way.

My favorite being the original Creature From the Black Lagoon.

After watching Cold Skin, I did some searching for MerMan films and there are very few results on the specific subject of Mermen.

I found Screamers aka The Island of Fishmen in english on YouTube.


Its not really a great merman film but it does have mermen in it.

Can anyone think of any other merman films they might recommend?
 

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Dagon comes to mind. Gotta watch that again, been awhile and I wanna see if it still creeps me out like it did.
 

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Sponge bob square pants Mermaid man and Barnicle boy, I saw it whilst watching my nephew for my bro while he shopped with his wife. Interesting fact, those 2 fellers were voiced over by Tim Conway and
Earnest Borgnine….
 

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stunt guy that played Abe Sapiens did the gillman in Weight of Water.
Barbara Bach was in the 'Island of the Fishmen' movie. beautiful girl.

Chinese 'mermaid' movie had mermen.
Mei ren yu (2016) - IMDb


Disney movie '13th Year' has a boy that starts going 'mer'.
The Thirteenth Year (TV Movie 1999) - IMDb

old Russian movie, remade as a miniseries, 'The Amphibian Man', a sort of gillman.
Chelovek-Amfibiya (1962) - IMDb

'ZaAt', aka 'Blood Waters of Dr. Z', has a scientist that turns himself into a gillman. he can barely swim; in the chase-the-girl scene she has to stop and tread water so he can get her.
Zaat (1971) - IMDb

received the MST3K treatment late in original run.

I like merfolk stuff.
 
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screenersam

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Sponge bob square pants Mermaid man and Barnicle boy, I saw it whilst watching my nephew for my bro while he shopped with his wife. Interesting fact, those 2 fellers were voiced over by Tim Conway and
Earnest Borgnine….

I think that was Ed Asner, not Ernest Borgnine
 

Tom

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The original idea of this thread was to find movies but now I open it to short films, tv shows and even segments in other movies that feature fishmen or any other type of sea creature man.


Wasn't there a species of aquatic men in Star Trek Discovery?
I know there were some in Valerian too.
Outer Limits also featured some fishmen.

What I am interested is in the design and mannerisms depicted.




AKA Humanoids From The Deep


Swamp Thing


Dagon


Men in Black


Reggie
 

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Dr. Who took on some Sea Devils, I think they were reptilian (aquatic version of the Silurians).

syfy network series 'Face Off', competition between makeup artists, did one on underwater people.

Water World

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“Lady in the Water”, which I enjoy more & more every time I watch it.
Oh! & Splash!
Darell Hannah was hot on splash, Tom Hanks was funny too. Cut 80s fiction show, Ah the 80's good times, good times!
 
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