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Back to the Sea -- When fish Kevin is swept up in a net and taken from his home in the vast oceans to the glass fish tank of a restaurant, he must find a way to escape and make his way back home.
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James D. Mortellaro (co-writer)
Calvin Yao (story)
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27 January 2012 (Canada) See more »
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Kevin, a young flying fish, lives in the New York harbor. He dreams of leading his family back to Barbados-the mythical kingdom of the flying fish... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Yuri Lowenthal ... Kevin (voice)

Kath Soucie ... Shaobao (voice)

Tom Kenny ... Ben (voice)

Mark Hamill ... Bunker (voice)

Matthew Yang King ... Dabao

Tim Curry ... Eric (voice)

Christian Slater ... Jack (voice)

Tara Strong ... Sammy (voice)

James Sie ... Cook Liu (voice)

Annie Mumolo ... Danny (voice)

Nolan North ... Farley (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ogie Banks ... Richard

Justin Cowden ... Marvin
Andrew Dolan ... Pat Down Cop

Chris Edgerly ... Clean Fish
Katie Higgins ... Little Fish

Ali Hillis ... Teaching Fish

Sam Riegel ... Short Seagull (as Sam Regal)

Fred Tatasciore ... Fat Seagull

Hynden Walch ... Tiny Fish

Gwendoline Yeo ... Waitress

Directed by
Thom Lu 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Thom Lu  screenplay
James D. Mortellaro  co-writer
Calvin Yao  story

Produced by
Kathryn Griffiths .... executive producer
Gordon McGhie .... executive producer
James D. Mortellaro .... producer
Tom Raycove .... executive producer
Evan Tylor .... executive producer
Warren Wang .... line producer
Calvin Yao .... producer
Original Music by
Gordon McGhie 
Cinematography by
Ono Yao 
Film Editing by
Thom Lu 
Casting by
Paul Ruddy 
Production Design by
Phoenix Chen 
Alexander Ward 
Art Direction by
Phoenix Chen 
Production Management
Aaron Gump .... production manager
Art Department
Marc Adamson .... concept artist
Anne Rufin .... art intern
Sound Department
Aziz Acar .... dubbing director
Daniel P. Francis .... adr editor
Daniel P. Francis .... foley cueing
Morgan Gerhard .... recording engineer: Technicolor Game Sound
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
John-Thomas Graves .... adr mixer
Tom Hays .... director: game sound services, Technicolor Game Sound
Chris Pinkston .... sound designer
Animation Department
Aurorah Yarberry .... color key designer
Other crew
Heather Pennington .... session assistant: Technicolor Interactive
Colin Yardley .... script consultant

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Rated PG for mild peril
96 min

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14 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
Finding Nemo UGLY and SAD rip-off, 19 October 2012
Author: rubengomezradioboy-913-561910 from Alicante, Spain

Nuff said.

All the scenes are a cheap copy of the excellent movie of the Studio Pixar, but worse. When something has been reinvented and creates a reboot, that it is supposed to improve a bad product, or one that it has become obsolete for new generations. But in this case Finding Nemo is a film for which have not passed the years, and for which I believe will not pass. It is simply classic animated film without following aggressive tendencies that may remain in disposal.

This film is a lack of respect and I hope that the team pay the consequences, since stealing intellectual property is an offense.

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