Just Keep Swimming: The Finding Nemo Quiz

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You think you can do these things, Nemo, but you can't! Find out if you can ace this "Finding Nemo" quiz or we'll see you at 42 Wallaby Way!

What year was the animated feature film "Finding Nemo" released?

The animated movie "Finding Nemo" was released on May 30, 2003. Opening weekend ticket sales for the film were more than $70 million, the largest of any animated film at that time.

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What is the name of Nemo's father in the animated movie "Finding Nemo"?

Marlin is Nemo's overprotective father in "Finding Nemo."

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"Finding Nemo" director Andrew Stanton provides the voice for which supporting character in the film?

Director Andrew Stanton provided the voice of Crush the sea turtle for a rough cut of "Finding Nemo." When test audiences responded well to the character, Stanton recorded Crush's dialogue for the final cut of the movie from the couch in his office.

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"Finding Nemo" won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2004.

The movie "Finding Nemo" won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2004. The movie also was nominated for Oscars in three additional categories: Best Writing, Best Music and Best Sound Editing.

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Which actress and comedian provides the voice of the "Finding Nemo" character Dory?

Talk show host and comic Ellen DeGeneres voices the forgetful—yet unforgettable—character Dory in the 2003 film "Finding Nemo."

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What kind of fish are Nemo and Marlin?

Nemo and Marlin are clown fish. Clown fish are born male and, as adults, pair up with another clown fish and wait for the dominant individual to become the female.

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In the movie "Finding Nemo," how old is Crush the sea turtle?

Crush the sea turtle is 150 years old in "Finding Nemo." Filmmakers say there are up to 200 turtles in the background at one point in the sea turtle sequence.

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Which "Finding Nemo" character says, "Just keep swimming, swimming swimming"?

When Marlin is discouraged, Dory tells him to "just keep swimming." The line is repeated several times as a song by the character Dory.

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Who is the actor that plays the voice of Marlin, Nemo's father in "Finding Nemo"?

Marlin was initially voiced by actor William H. Macy in a rough cut of the film. The role was recast with Albert Brooks voicing Marlin for the final production of "Finding Nemo."

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What unique physical trait sets Nemo apart from other clown fish?

Nemo has one weak and small fin, due to a crack in his egg. Nemo's father calls it his lucky fin.

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What kind of fish is the "Finding Nemo" character Dory?

In "Finding Nemo," Dory is a friendly blue tang with short-term memory loss. The role of Dory was written specifically for Ellen DeGeneres, who voices the character in the animated film.

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What is the address that characters Marlin and Dory are trying to get to in "Finding Nemo"?

Marlin and Dory are hoping to find Nemo when they reach 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney, Australia. The address is on a dive mask found near the spot where Nemo was taken.

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What sea creatures sting Dory in the movie "Finding Nemo"?

Dory is stung by jellyfish and rescued by Marlin in "Finding Nemo."

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Veteran actor Willem Dafoe plays the voice of which "Finding Nemo" character?

Willem Dafoe plays Gil, the self-appointed leader of the fish in the dentist office fish tank.

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In the opening scenes of "Finding Nemo," Nemo's mother is vanquished by a shark.

A barracuda is responsible for the disappearance of Nemo's mother and his fellow eggs.

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Nemo made his first big screen appearance as a stuffed toy in which earlier Pixar movie?

Nemo first appeared as a stuffed toy in Boo's room in the 2001 Pixar film "Monsters, Inc."

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What nickname is Nemo given by the fish in the tank?

Nemo is nicknamed Shark Bait by the other fish in the Dentist's aquarium.

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In the movie "Finding Nemo" which character says, "Fish are friends, not food"?

During a scene in "Finding Nemo," Bruce the shark tries to reassure Marlin and Dory by saying, "Fish are friends, not food."

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What is the name of the girl who is overly zealous is her love for fish in the dentist's office?

Darla is the dentist's niece. She has a dangerous history with captive fish, which lends an urgency to Nemo's escape attempts.

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What is the name of the bubbling volcano in the aquarium that is the site of Nemo's initiation?

The name of the volcano in the aquarium is Mount Wannahawkaloogie. Gil shoots himself out of the tank using the bubbling volcano to help Nemo escape.

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Actor Brad Garrett provides the voice of the puffer fish in the aquarium in "Finding Nemo," what is the character's name?

Brad Garrett plays the voice of the "Finding Nemo" character Bloat the puffer fish.

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Who is Nemo's teacher in the movie "Finding Nemo"?

Mr. Ray is Nemo's teacher in "Finding Nemo." Bob Peterson, a co-writer of the film, played the voice of Mr. Ray.

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What is the name of the pelican that helped Marlin and Dory find the dentist's office?

The pelican that helped Marlin and Dory find the dentist's office was named Nigel. Actor Geoffrey Rush provided the voice of of Nigel for the 2003 Pixar film.

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What Pixar voice-over regular provides the voice for the school of fish Marlin and Dory encounter.

Actor John Ratzenberger provides the voice of the school of fish that Marlin and Dory encounter. Ratzenberger has had a role in 16 Pixar movies, every one Pixar released from 1995 through 2015.

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What name did Dory give her "pet" jellyfish?

Dory named her 'pet' jellyfish Squishy.

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"Finding Nemo" had the biggest box office opening weekend for any animated film upon its U.S. release.

"Finding Nemo" was released May 30, 2003, and had the biggest box office opening weekend for an animated film when released in the U.S.

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How does Nemo escape the dentist's office?

Gil helps Nemo escape down a sink drain which leads to the ocean.

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Which "Finding Nemo" character says, "Hey, you guys made me ink"?

Pearl is an octopus and friend of Nemo, who gets startled and says, "Hey. You guys made me ink!"

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Which future Pixar character is shown on a comic book in the dentist's office in "Finding Nemo"?

A boy in the dentist's office is seen reading a Mr. Incredible comic during a scene of "Finding Nemo." The next film Pixar released after "Finding Nemo" was "The Incredibles" in 2004.

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What is the name of Nemo's mother in "Finding Nemo"?

Nemo's mother is a clown fish named Coral.

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