Finding Nemo

Last Updated on: May 25th, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Finding Nemo including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Finding Nemo Description

Finding Nemo (2003 Movie)From the Academy Award(R)-winning creators of “Toy Story” and “Monsters, Inc.” (2001, Best Animated Short Film, “For The Birds”), it’s “Finding Nemo,” a hilarious adventure where you’ll meet colorful characters that take you into the breathtaking underwater world of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken to a dentist’s office aquarium. It’s up to Marlin (Albert Brooks), his worrisome father, and Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, to make the epic journey to bring Nemo home. Their adventure brings them face-to-face with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more. Marlin discovers a bravery he never knew, but will he be able to find his son?

Finding Nemo Fun Facts

  • The movie takes place primarily in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and showcases the colorful and diverse marine life of the ocean.
  • “Finding Nemo” features an ensemble cast of voice actors, including Albert Brooks as Marlin, Ellen DeGeneres as Dory, and Alexander Gould as Nemo.
  • The film’s success led to the creation of the “Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage” attraction at Disneyland in California.
  • “Finding Nemo” was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $940 million worldwide and winning the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
  • The character of Dory, a regal blue tang fish with short-term memory loss, became a fan-favorite and later received her own spin-off film, “Finding Dory” (2016).
  • The animation team at Pixar developed innovative techniques to create realistic underwater effects, including the use of digital subsurface scattering to accurately portray light passing through water.
  • The film’s success helped raise awareness about the importance of marine conservation, particularly regarding coral reefs and the impact of human activities on the ocean ecosystem.
  • “Finding Nemo” continues to be celebrated as one of Pixar’s most beloved films, with its endearing characters, heartfelt story, and stunning animation leaving a lasting impression on audiences of all ages.

Finding Nemo Cast:
  • Albert Brooks: Marlin
  • Ellen DeGeneres: Dory
  • Alexander Gould: Nemo
  • Willem Dafoe: Gill
  • Brad Garrett: Bloat
  • Allison Janney: Peach
  • Stephen Root: Bubbles
  • Austin Pendleton: Gurgle
  • Vicki Lewis: Deb and Flo
  • Joe Ranft: Jacques
  • Geoffrey Rush: Nigel
  • Andrew Stanton: Crush
  • Elizabeth Perkins: Coral
  • Nicholas Bird: Squirt
  • Bob Peterson: Mr. Ray
  • Barry Humphries: Bruce
  • Eric Bana: Anchor
  • Bruce Spence: Chum
  • Bill Hunter: Philip Sherman
  • LuLu Ebeling: Darla
  • Jordy Ranft: Tad
  • Erica Beck: Pearl
  • Erik Per Sullivan: Sheldon
  • John Ratzenberger: the school of moonfish

Finding Nemo Crew:
  • Director: Andrew Stanton
  • Producer: Graham Walters
  • Music: Thomas Newman

Finding Nemo Details

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  • Year Released: 2003
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $936.7 million
  • Awards: Won Academy Award; Nominated Golden Globe
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