There was a major Little Mermaid reference in Wonder Woman

The Little Mermaid is one of our favourite movies, and Wonder Woman has definitely reached top of the list too.

But did you catch some very similar points made in both films?

Both movies feature kickass women who have to deal mystical challenges, but did you notice a sequence in the flicks that are basically exactly the same?

In The Little Mermaid, remember when Ariel finds Prince Eric on the beach? Well, it's basically the exact same as to when Diana finds Steve on the beach.

From the way Diana touches Steve's face, to the camera angles and the lighting, everything has an undeniable likeness.

And actually, it wasn't an accident. In an interview with Entertainment WeeklyWonder Woman’s screenwriter, Allan Heinberg, said: “The story as I see it is The Little Mermaid, specifically Disney’s incarnation.”

He added: “This is a woman who has been raised in a very protective, sheltered life, she’s curious about what life is like outside and she wants to have her own experience.

“She wants to be where the people are.”

You learn something new everyday!

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