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Finding Dory (2016)

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The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, 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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Dory (voice)
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Marlin (voice)
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Hank (voice)
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Destiny (voice)
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Nemo (voice)
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Bailey (voice)
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Jenny (voice)
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Charlie (voice)
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Young Dory (voice)
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Fluke (voice)
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Rudder (voice)
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Mr. Ray / Additional Voices (voice)
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Wife Fish (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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Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Finding Nemo 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$135,060,273 (USA) (17 June 2016)

Gross:

$486,292,984 (USA) (2 December 2016)
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Trivia

Unlike in Finding Nemo (2003), Dory is referred to by her species name in Finding Dory, a Blue Regal Tang. She also never gets Nemo's name wrong with Marlin having to correct her, and refers to Marlin by name for the first time in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Dory and Hank meet for the first time, Hank pulls the cart she's on twice towards him to be positioned in the same spot each time. See more »

Quotes

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

In a post-end credits scene, Fluke and Rudder repel another attempt by Gerald to join them on the rock, while the Tank Gang from Finding Nemo (2003) floats by, still in their bags, which are filthy after crossing the ocean -- except for Jacques' bag of course. They begin to celebrate their arrival before being promptly scooped up by researchers from the Marine Life Institute and thrown into a cooler where they will be presumably rescued, rehabilitated and released. The ordeal distracts Fluke and Rudder long enough for Gerald to sneak onto the rock behind them. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kristen Stewart/Alessia Cara (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

What a Wonderful World
Written by Bob Thiele (as Robert Thiele) and George David Weiss
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Forget me not
27 April 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Finding Nemo was a big hit with kids and adults alike and led to a surge of interest in clown-fish.

Finding Dory is set a year after the events of the first film, as the forgetful Dory, a blue tang fish gets flashbacks to her early fish years in Morro Beach, California and strives to find her parents.

Marlon and Nemo assist her but they soon become separated and a lot of the action is set in an Aquarium with narration by Sigourney Weaver. There Dory meets Hank the Octopus who is a master of camouflage and reluctantly decides to help Dory in her quest.

It is clear to see how much the CGI animation has improved since Finding Nemo, but this sequel is less charming and also has less originality. Too many scenes are contrived so you see familiar faces or have Dory getting flashbacks with her parents. The finale with a truck chase sequence is just far fetched.

My kids enjoyed the movie and found parts of it emotional as well. Interest in clown-fish will still be around for a few more years.


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