Finding Nemo | 2003

Directed by: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

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Main Plot

Finding Nemo follows the journey of a clownfish named Marlin who sets out to find his son, Nemo, after he is captured by a diver and taken to a dentist's office aquarium. Along the way, Marlin teams up with a forgetful blue tang fish named Dory, who helps him navigate the dangers of the ocean. As they encounter various obstacles and make new friends, Marlin learns to overcome his fears and trust in others. Meanwhile, Nemo tries to find a way to escape from the aquarium and reunite with his father. The film explores themes of family, friendship, and the importance of facing your fears. Through their adventures, Marlin and Nemo both learn valuable lessons about love, courage, and the power of perseverance.


  • Albert Brooks plays the character Marlin, a clownfish who embarks on a journey across the ocean to find his missing son, Nemo, in the animated film directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich. Albert Brooks
  • Dory, a friendly and forgetful blue tang fish, helps Marlin, a clownfish, search for his missing son Nemo. Dory's optimism and determination keep the journey moving forward. Ellen DeGeneres
  • Alexander Gould plays Nemo, a young clownfish who gets separated from his father and goes on an adventure to find his way back home in the ocean. Alexander Gould

Ending Explained

In the end, Marlin and Dory successfully rescue Nemo from the dentist's office with the help of various sea creatures they encountered along the way. Nemo is reunited with his father, and they all swim back to their home in the ocean. Marlin learns to trust Nemo's independence and allows him to go to school despite his initial fears. The film concludes with a heartwarming scene of the reunited family happily swimming together in the ocean, surrounded by their friends. The journey has taught Marlin to let go of his overprotective nature and embrace the joys of life and the importance of family. The film ends on a positive note, emphasizing the power of love, friendship, and perseverance in overcoming challenges and finding happiness.

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Andrew Stanton Lee Unkrich Animation Adventure Comedy Albert Brooks Ellen DeGeneres Alexander Gould