In this Oscar-winning animated adventure, plucky fish Marlin and Dory search their underwater world for Marlin's missing son, Nemo, who's been scooped up by a scuba diver and dumped in a dentist's aquarium.
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- DVD and Blu-ray
- TIME® Magazine List
- All-TIME 100 Movies
- 2004 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
- 2004 Academy Award®
- Best Animated Feature
- Best Sound Effects Editing nominee
- Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
- Best Music Score nominee
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1, Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; visual commentary (includes deleted scenes); making-of documentary; "The Art of Nemo" featurette; virtual aquarium feature; more.
English, English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 7.1 HD, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English DVS: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that even though there are no traditional bad guys in Finding Nemo, there are still some very scary moments, including large creatures with zillions of sharp teeth, the apparent death of a major character, and many tense scenes with characters in peril. And at the very beginning of the movie, Marlin's wife and all but one of their eggs are eaten by a predator -- a scene that could very well upset little kids. Expect a little potty humor amid the movie's messages of teamwork, determination, loyalty, and a father's never-ending love for his son. The issue of Nemo's stunted fin is handled exceptionally well -- matter-of-factly but frankly.
- Sexual Content
- In the short film Knick Knack, which appears on some DVDs, the female characters have exaggerated breasts.
- Scary creatures with lots of very sharp teeth, the apparent death of a major character, and many tense scenes with characters in peril.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- Diverse characters get along well, and a disabled character is brave and capable. A father searches tirelessly for his son and learns a lesson in letting go and letting him grow up.
- This movie is part of the Disney-Pixar dynasty, with plenty of merchandise associated with the film.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- The sharks attend a 12-step-type of meeting to get them to stop eating fish, but only adults will get the reference.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it