Finding Nemo (film) A Disney-Pixar production. Nemo, a 6-year-old clownfish, is tragically stolen away from the safety of his undersea home at the Great Barrier Reef, ending up in a dentist’s office fish tank overlooking Sydney harbor. His timid father, Marlin, launches a search to find and rescue him, accompanied by a good samaritan, a Regal Blue Tang fish named Dory. Meanwhile, Nemo is hatching a few daring plans of his own to return safely home. Directed by Andrew Stanton. Released on May 30, 2003. Voices include Alexander Gould (Nemo), Albert Brooks (Father), Ellen DeGeneres (Dory), Willem Dafoe (Gill), Brad Garrett (Bloat), Austin Pendleton (Gurgle), Vicki Lewis (Deb/Flo), Geoffrey Rush (Nigel), Allison Janney (Peach), John Ratzenberger (Moonfish), Barry Humphries (Bruce). 100 min. All the animation was done at the Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California. Released with Pixar’s 4-minute short Knick Knack. The film set a Disney record for an opening weekend, with a gross of $70.2 million, eventually becoming the highest grossing animated film of all time, with over $339 million, and the box office champ for 2003. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, as well as three other nominations (Original Screenplay, Original Score, and Sound Editing). Released on video in 2003. A 3D version of the film was released on September 14, 2012.