• Released
  • May 30, 2003
  • (3D re-elease date 9/14/12)
  • G , 1 hr 40 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
100

San Francisco Chronicle

By C.W. Nevius
The visuals pop, the fish emote and the ocean comes alive. That's in the first two minutes. After that, they do some really cool stuff.
Full Review
100

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
An exhilarating fish story in the perfectly cast comic adventure.
Full Review
100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This time the dad is the hero of the story, although in most animation it is almost always the mother.
Full Review
100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
You could trawl the seven seas and not net a funnier, more beautiful, and more original work of art and comedy than Finding Nemo.
Full Review
90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
An undersea treasure all the same, and a prodigy of visual energy.
Full Review
88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Leave it to a g-rated cartoon to give the live-action epics a lesson in action, fun and bracing originality.
Full Review
88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
This stirring children's movie about separation anxiety is swimming with comic references only adults will catch, thus greatly expanding the potential audience.
Full Review
88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The most gorgeous of all the Pixar films — which include "Toy Story" 1 and 2, "A Bug's Life" and "Monsters, Inc." —Nemo treats family audiences to a sweet, resonant story and breathtaking visuals.
Full Review
88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Pixar is so good at what it does that every other kiddie-entertainment purveyor -- including parent company Disney -- flounders in comparison.
Full Review
75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Though not as great as "Toy Story 2" and "Monsters, Inc.," Pixar movies that are the gold standard for family movies, Finding Nemo is visually entrancing.
Full Review
90 out of 100
Universal acclaim
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.