The Little Mermaid amasses $185 million over Memorial Day weekend

The Little Mermaid collects $117 million in domestic box office in North America

Movie grosses $68.3 million internationally, totaling $185 million worldwide

Becomes the eighth-highest grossing movie of the year

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Debuts as the top North American box office movie over the weekend

Not the biggest opening for Disney live-action adaptations, behind The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast

Starring Halle Bailey, the movie is a reimagining of Disney's 1989 animated classic