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Finding Dory (2016)

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The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

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Dory (voice)
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Marlin (voice)
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Hank (voice)
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Destiny (voice)
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Nemo (voice)
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Bailey (voice)
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Jenny (voice)
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Charlie (voice)
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Young Dory (voice)
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Fluke (voice)
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Rudder (voice)
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Mr. Ray (voice)
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Wife Fish (voice)
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Storyline

Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them. Her journey brings her to the Marine Life Institute, a conservatory that houses diverse ocean species. Written by Jwelch5742

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She just kept swimming... See more »


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Finding Nemo 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$135,060,273 (USA) (20 June 2016)

Gross:

$486,295,561 (USA)
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Trivia

'Kate McKinnon''s 2nd animated, after Angry Birds (2016) released a month prior. See more »

Goofs

Bailey the beluga whale and Destiny the whale shark are kept in an adjoining enclosure, separated by a rock wall with a metal grate that indicates they are sharing the same water. A beluga whale makes its home in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters, whereas the whale shark is indigenous to tropical and sub-tropical waters. Factually, they would not be kept adjacent to reach other in shared waters. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Dory: Hi. I'm Dory. I suffer from short-term remembory loss.
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Crazy Credits

In a post-end credits scene, Fluke and Rudder repel another attempt by Gerald to join them on the rock, while the Tank Gang from Finding Nemo (2003) floats by, still in their bags, which are filthy after crossing the ocean -- except for Jacques' bag of course. They begin to celebrate their arrival before being promptly scooped up by researchers from the Marine Life Institute and thrown into a cooler where they will be presumably rescued, rehabilitated and released. The ordeal distracts Fluke and Rudder long enough for Gerald to sneak onto the rock behind them. See more »


Soundtracks

Unforgettable
Written by Irving Gordon
Performed by Sia
Produced, Orchestrated, and Conducted by Oliver Kraus
Vocals Recorded by Jesse Shatkin
Recording Engineer Chris Steffen
Mixed by Brad Haehnel
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Why supporting characters are supporting characters
21 February 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As we learned from Cars 2, bringing a supporting cast member - in that case, Mater - to lead a sequel often essentially makes the side the entree. Watching 2 hours - and wow, is this thing too long - of Dory doing cutesy stuff and forgetting stuff becomes grindingly tedious. The miracle of "Finding Nemo" grew out of the animators finding a way for small fish, who are essentially prisoners of the vast and largely featureless water, to have often land-based adventures without unduly straining credulity. "Finding Dory" lacks the inventiveness when it comes to working around the limitations of the aquatic by employing an octopus who luckily doesn't need to be kept wet, who breathes are, can drive a truck, can match any background he squishes against, and who happens to have fine motor skills. Sure real octopi can open a jar to get a fish out but riding a stroller like a wheelchair comes across as a wincey bit unrealistic. The underwater seascapes drawn by the animators are amazingly realistic and if you just turn down the sound of the humorless and dull dialog, the movie is on whole beautiful to look at. There's just too much of it to look at with a runtime that features way too much swimming of small fish through pipes or underwater paths or sunken freighters. In short, Pixar needed to spend more resources on the script and less on the animation.


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