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Finding Dory (2016)

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Friendly but forgetful blue tang 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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Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane (co-director)

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Andrew Stanton (original story by), Andrew Stanton (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 16 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen DeGeneres ... Dory (voice)
Albert Brooks ... Marlin (voice)
Ed O'Neill ... Hank (voice)
Kaitlin Olson ... Destiny (voice)
Hayden Rolence ... Nemo (voice)
Ty Burrell ... Bailey (voice)
Diane Keaton ... Jenny (voice)
Eugene Levy ... Charlie (voice)
Sloane Murray Sloane Murray ... Young Dory (voice)
Idris Elba ... Fluke (voice)
Dominic West ... Rudder (voice)
Bob Peterson ... Mr. Ray / Additional Voices (voice)
Kate McKinnon ... Wife Fish (voice)
Bill Hader ... Husband Fish (Stan) (voice)
Sigourney Weaver ... Sigourney Weaver (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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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Indonesian

Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Finding Nemo 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$135,060,273, 19 June 2016

Gross USA:

$486,295,561

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,028,570,889
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of the writers for Finding Dory wanted the last shot of the sequel to be the Barracuda from the first film looking hungrily at the reef right before "The End" appears on the screen. See more »

Goofs

When Bailey is using his echolocation he is shown making an "oooooo" sound; however, whales like belugas use a clicking sound when echolocating as do sperm whales and dolphins and similar toothed whales. To be accurate Bailey should have been shown clicking to locate the truck. (On a related note echolocation in whales is used only in the water not for location of land-based objects like trucks). See more »

Quotes

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

This film is dedicated to all our families - of every kind. You keep us swimming. See more »


Soundtracks

Unforgettable
Written by Irving Gordon
Performed by Sia
Produced, Orchestrated & Conducted by Oliver Kraus
Vocals Recorded by Jesse Shatkin
Recording Engineer Chris Steffen
Mixed by Brad Haehnel
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Charming and amusing.
19 June 2016 | by Troy_CampbellSee all my reviews

Everyone's favourite forgetful fish, Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), is back on the big screen a whopping 13 years after joining Marlin (Albert Brooks) on a quest to find his missing clownfish son. This time, however, Dory takes centre stage. Shifting the focus from Nemo to Dory for this belated follow-up is a no-brainer; it allows Pixar to concoct a new ocean-spanning adventure without feeling too repetitive, whilst cleverly bringing the broader plot full-circle by having the child now looking for the parents. Even with the huge gap between movies, there are still obstacles to be circumvented in order to avoid sequelitis. Most of these are handled with the intelligence and elegance we have come to expect from Pixar, though some hurdles prove to be too big. The story goes to very different places from both a narrative and location perspective, but the messages behind the film – don't judge a book by its cover, spontaneity can be liberating, you can do anything if you try hard enough, etc – are all too familiar. With glorious cutting-edge animation, a string of creative sequences and a barrel-full of laughs, there won't be a single audience member, regardless of age, that'll be bored; yet there's also a lack of truly memorable moments that stop this from being a classic like its predecessor. It goes without saying that Dory is the star of the show, although the range of hilarious supporting characters is impressive. Ed O'Neill's cantankerous, camouflaging octopus Hank and Ty Burrell's self-doubting beluga whale Bailey shine brightest. It might not be in the top echelon of Pixar outings, but Finding Dory is a charming, amusing and thoughtful family flick worth visiting the cinema for.


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