6/20/2016 0 Comments
It took 13 years to bring Finding Dory, the sequel to the 2003 Disney-Pixar, Oscar- winning animated fish tale, Finding Nemo, to life but audiences didn’t seem to mind the wait, with the film racking in a record setting $136.2 million in it’s premiere weekend. Making it the largest opening for an animated film to date. Finding Dory also marks the first animated film to ever land on the top 20 over all list, of movie openings.
The film isn’t just swimming to box office, financial success it is also garnering positive reviews and praises from the critics, who have once again fallen for the little fishes and creatures of the ocean.
Finding Dory focuses on forgetful, blue tang fish, Dory and her quest to find her parents. Ellen DeGeneres, who campaigned for years for a sequel, once again provides the voice for, Dory. Audiences will all see familiar characters from the original movie, including, clown fish father and son duo, Marlin, voiced by, Albert Brooks, and Nemo, voiced this go around by, Hayden Rolence. The film will also introduce to some new aquatic friends, including Hank, the Octopus, played by Ed O'Neil and Idris Elba and Dominic West lending their voices to Sea Lions, Fluke and Rudder.
Next up in summer animated, animal centered movies is Universal’s, Secret Life of Pets, opening July 8, 2016. Will see if audiences love fur as much as they love fins! Finding Dory is in theaters now.
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