1%20daryl-1.jpg Daryl Hannah was a box office knockout in Splash and probably inspired half of what's wrong with the Internet now. 2%20Miranda-1.jpg Three decades before Hannah washed ashore, audiences were spellbound by 1948's Miranda. Glynis Johns proved that not all sea creatures have to look like an actor in a rubber suit. 3%20mad%20about%20men-1.jpg The sequel, Mad about Men, saw Miranda coming ashore as a wheelchair-bound local citizen. Sure, when she does it, it's sexy. But when the human legs with a fish head comes running out of the sea, everyone starts screaming. 5%20thru%208%20hook-1.jpg In Hook, Robin Williams encounters three ladies of the sea. There is obviously no shortage of hairspray under the sea. 9%20peter%20pan-1.jpg The chilling mermaids in Peter Pan show us that Neverland might be located on the moon of Pandora from Avatar. 10-14%20empires-1.jpg The upcoming $100 million Beijing blockbuster Empires of the Deep has some crazy-looking sea ladies. Do note the aerodynamically-designed tight cornrow hairstyles. 15-21%20pirates-1.jpg The seductresses from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides are a fearsome enemy to sailors. It's too bad the nets they set up to catch mermaids keep injuring innocent dolphins. 22%20charmed-1.jpg In this very special episode of Charmed, Alyssa Milano shows that the only time she acts like a cold fish is when it's on purpose. 4%20peabodt-2.jpg 1948 was a big year for mermaid films, as Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid also lit up the screen. Ann Blyth complicates a man's marriage with her gorgeous body and intoxicatingly fishy scent. 8%20aquamarine-1-1.jpg A combination of makeup and CGI was used to turn Sara Paxton into a mermaid in Aquamarine. Although her depiction is not 100% accurate: most mermaids have lots of mouth sores from fishing accidents.