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A Fish Tale (2000)

Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk (original title)
Three children accidentally get turned into fish after drinking a potion made by an eccentric scientist. The kids end up in the sea, with one problem. They must find and drink the antidote within 48 hours, or forever remain as fish.

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(additional dialogue and scenario) (as Tracy Brown), (original story) | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen ...
Joe (voice)
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Professor Mac Krill (voice)
Morten Kerrn Nielsen ...
Plum (voice)
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Svip (voice)
Pil Neja ...
Stella (voice)
Louise Fribo ...
Sasha (voice)
Ulf Pilgaard ...
Krabben (voice)
Dick Kaysø ...
Hajen (voice)
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Moderen (voice)
Ghita Nørby ...
Tante Anna / Ålen (voice)
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Buschauffør (voice)
Martin Brygmann ...
Fladfisken (voice)
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Faderen (voice)
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The Crab / The Shark / Additional Voices (voice)
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Fish Waiting for Bus #3 (Flounder) (voice)
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Storyline

Siblings; Fly & Stella together with their child genius cousin Chuck Charles, encounter reclusive biologist/chemist Proffesor MacKrill/Mac Krell while out on the docks fishing only to become cut off by the tide coming in separating them from the shoreline. Seeking refuge, they stumble across his secluded island hideaway laboratory, to discover MacKrill/Mac Krell has found away to change humans into sea-life and back again. Stella mistaking this fish potion for lemonade drinks some and is turned into a starfish, her older brother none the wiser chucks her out into the ocean, only to learn from the video cameras the awful truth. Out searching for her in a boat guilty Fry knowing how futile this action is drinks the potion and dives in after her (changing into Californian Linefish in the process) leaving the Professor and Chuck on-board as an storm brews overhead. Unable to stand the batter waves, their craft sinks along with the antidote and Chuck has to drink the liquid to prevent ... Written by ???

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fish | potion | 48 hours | ocean | boat | See All (33) »

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A Potion Put Them In The Ocean


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Release Date:

29 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$31,756 (Norway) (20 October 2000)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The stuffed up California fly fish is an foreshadow of Fly turning into one. See more »

Goofs

Joe, being a pilot-fish, lacks stripes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fly: [skateboarding down the hall] Yee-haw! Going fishing!
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Connections

Referenced in Troldspejlet: Episode #39.7 (2008) See more »

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Do U believe in magic?
Performed by Loona.
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Good movie for children
24 January 2007 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

I bought this movie for my 5-year old son who loves sea creatures. I bought the movie on a Friday and over the weekend, he watched it at least 10 times. It's his favourite movie and I must say I like it very much as well. The animation is very well-done and the angles are unique and interesting. My son still watches it twice a day, every day.

Does anyone know of any other sea-related cartoons, other than Finding Nemo?

I think this is an excellent movie for children. It's educational (teaches about sea creatures) and the story line is one of the most original I've come across.


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