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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.

Writers:

Tracy J. Brown (additional dialogue and scenario) (as Tracy Brown), Stefan Fjeldmark (original story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen Nis Bank-Mikkelsen ... Joe (voice)
Søren Sætter-Lassen ... Professor Mac Krill (voice)
Morten Kerrn Nielsen Morten Kerrn Nielsen ... Plum (voice)
Sebastian Jessen ... Svip (voice)
Pil Neja Pil Neja ... Stella (voice)
Louise Fribo Louise Fribo ... Sasha (voice)
Ulf Pilgaard Ulf Pilgaard ... Krabben (voice)
Dick Kaysø Dick Kaysø ... Hajen (voice)
Paprika Steen ... Moderen (voice)
Ghita Nørby Ghita Nørby ... Tante Anna / Ålen (voice)
Zlatko Buric ... Buschauffør (voice)
Martin Brygmann Martin Brygmann ... Fladfisken (voice)
Peter Gantzler ... Faderen (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Bateson ... The Crab / The Shark / Additional Voices (voice)
Garry Chalk ... 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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Taglines:

A Potion Put Them In The Ocean


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | Ireland | Denmark | USA | France | Canada | UK | Spain | Estonia | Latvia

Language:

English | Danish

Release Date:

29 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,626, 2 March 2003

Gross USA:

$563,911

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,595,327
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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

When Fly and Chuck have an argument Fly's flippers change from brown to gray. See more »

Quotes

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

An (identical) German language version was produced simultaneously to the Danish one. See more »

Connections

References The Little Mermaid (1989) See more »

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Performed by Alan Rickman
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Good movie for children
24 January 2007 | by cassandrayueSee 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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