The Daily Movie Quote: Finding Nemo
[reciting] "I am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine. If I am
to change this image, I must first change myself. Fish are friends,
not food." - Bruce, Finding Nemo (2003)
Walt Disney Pictures, Rated G, 100 minutes
Directed By: Andrew Stanton & Lee Unkrich
Albert Brooks - Marlin
Ellen DeGeneres - Dory
Alexander Gould - Nemo
Willem Dafoe - Gill
Brad Garrett - Bloat
Allison Janney - Peach
Domestic Box Office Gross: $339,714,978
Synopsis: Marlin, a Clown fish and a father, embarks on an oceanic
journey with Dory, a short term memory deprived blue tang fish, in an
effort to rescue his son Nemo. Their journey takes them through
jellyfish, vegetarian sharks and radical current surfing turtles,
while Nemo works with other dental office fish tank captives on a plan
to escape his glass prison.
Fact: Dory was specifically written for Ellen DeGeneres.
Trivia: The two main turtles are named after popular citrus sodas in
the U.S., Crush and Squirt and the purple and yellow germaphobe fish in the fish gang tank is never mentioned by name. His name is Gurgle.
Movie Mistake: In Australia, the diver down colors are blue with a
white stripe. The dentists boat is carrying the U.S. Diver down
colors, red with a white stripe which is geographically inaccurate.
My Take: What a great film! Finding Nemo, for me, showed the real
potential to make phenominal animated films with intricate story lines
and great characters. Finding Nemo was a Disney film that really
united child and adult audiences leaving both satisfied and
Yesterday's Daily Movie Quote: Back to the Future