A beloved animated film about a father fish’s quest to find his son was released on this day in movie history.
Finding Nemo is an animated film that was released in theaters on May 30th, 2003. The film was written by Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, and David Reynolds and directed by Stanton. It features the voice talents of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, and John Ratzenberger.
The Disney/Pixar release tells the tale of a fish, Marlin, who takes care of his only son alone. He sets out to rescue his son, with the help of a bubbly blue fish named Dory.
The film was a hit with theatergoers and critics alike. It made over $930 million dollars in theaters and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. A sequel, Finding Dory, was released last year and was also a major success.