Finding Nemo details
|Formats:||U DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Alison Janney, Stephen Root, Brad Garrett, Austin Pendleton, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Jan, Alexander Gould, Albert Brooks, Willem Dafoe|
|Directors:||Lee Unkrich, Andrew Stanton|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Animated, Children, Comedy, Family|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Best of the Decade|
|Run time:||1 hour 36 minutes|
|Rental release:||22 Feb 2004|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Pixar continue their winning streak with this charming aquatic father-son tale. As ever, Finding Nemo is visually stunning, well-paced and witty.
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All drains lead to the oceanBy JediSi (301 reviews) from Kent , 30 Aug 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]Pixars track record for creating astounding entertainment is currently unmatched, and just gets better with 'Finding Nemo'. This film is dazzling, heart stopping and uproarious. I don't think many of the adults in the audience were really anticipating it to be as amusing as it was. The characters are instantaneously relatable and, in a nice touch, there are no real baddies. Even the shark and the whale become quite engaging.
Ellen Degeneres is fantastic as Dory. Every line that she conveys in the whole film is absolutely perfect. In fact, that can be said about all of the performances, but her character steals the show because she is, simultaneously, the funniest and sweetest fish in the ocean.
This movie is perfect for adults and kids. See it again and again because it, without question deserves every bit of praise it gets.
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Another brilliant Pixar productionBy JafarIqbal (94 reviews) from London , 23 Sep 2013When his only child Nemo (Alexander Gould) is captured by divers in the Great Barrier Reef, his extremely shy and anxiety-ridden father (Marlin) sets out on a journey to rescue him. Along the way, he meets many friends and foes, including Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), a fish with a short-term memory. After Toy Story, Finding Nemo is probably the Pixar movie everyone likes to talk about. It took me ten years to watch it, but it was well worth the wait. Finding Nemo is a very good film. What makes the movie so good is what has made so many other Pixar movies so good the emotion. Yes, visually, its brilliant (and well get on to that), but that Pixar crowd has this amazing ability to tell great stories. In what has become a staple of the company, this film centres on the bond between two characters in this case, father and son. The opening sequence is heartbreaking, and it sets the tone for the rest of the movie. The strength of that first scene is such that we invest in the relationship Marlin and Nemo have. We believe in Marlins fear and Nemos rebellion. Id argue that Pixar were able to capture that emotion with much more depth in Up, but this was perfectly fine for a first attempt. More than the two leads, the show is stolen by the character of Dory. Ive never seen Ellen DeGeneres act but shes extremely good with the voice. The role was supposedly written for her, and she makes the most of that opportunity. Laugh-out-loud funny at times, Dory is a delight to watch, and its no surprise that shes the focal point of the upcoming sequel. As with all Disney/Pixar animations, there has to be humour, and there is a lot of humour. My only problem was that, for the sake of humour, the story does get sidetracked somewhat. Marlins desperate search for Nemo gets put on the backburner as hes shooting the breeze with turtles, or taking part in vegetarian shark meetings. Okay, so its for kids, so maybe I shouldnt look too deeply into it, but it did irk me. Of the Pixar movies Ive seen, this isnt at the top. All three Toy Story films probably trump it, and Up is possibly just that bit more funnier; but, with such a strong filmography, Finding Nemo coming up fifth (maybe sixth behind Wall-E) is not a disservice at all. Great for kids and adults, its highly recommended.
Wonderfully wetBy TechnoHippy (105 reviews) , 15 Jun 2013It might not be Pixar's best film (that honour goes to Monsters Inc in my opinion, although I'm sure many will disagree), but it does show what Pixar does best. It has humour for everyone, a charming story (with the requisite peaks and troughs) and lovely visuals. Here's a pop fact for you, Finding Nemo was the first film I ever watched in HD. It's great fun to watch and has some great characters. The seagulls were brilliant. Simply wonderful.
Love itBy Gaudete (26 reviews) , 01 May 2013A charming film, with everything you could hope for in a children's film. The quality of the film means it is one to watch again.
For all age groupsBy TigerTraveller (19 reviews) , 14 Apr 2013I always loved this film and by 2-year old daughter is just obsessed by it. Entertaining, funny; even when you have been forced to watch it over and over again!
Something fishy!By garijoni (8 reviews) , 08 Mar 2013Great watch with the kids and Mrs. Keeps all entertained on a rainy day. No matter how many times it's been watched the laughs don't get old.