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'Finding Nemo' is an American computer-animated adventure film that is produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2003.

Pixar, the American computer animation studio, is based in Emeryville, California.  It is a part of Walt Disney Studios.

'Finding Nemo' is about an overprotective father clownfish - Marlin who along with a regal blue tang Dory searches for his missing son Nemo. Marlin learns to take risks and reconciles with Nemo taking care of himself, and the story goes on.

This movie helps one to understand that being optimistic like Dory always helps to overcome difficulties in life. Trusting friend's advice, never giving up on nature, finding joy from small things in life, being aware of strangers, not giving in to peer pressure, and listening to parents are few concepts we learn from 'Finding Nemo'.

The name Nemo was given because Coral, the mother, liked the name. Marlin lost his wife Coral and all their other eggs in a barracuda attack, and Nemo was the only child left. Nemo is an Oromo word meaning 'the man', but in Latin, the same word means 'nobody.' As Nemo was the only survivor out of all the eggs and returned home, showing bravery at the end, the name is justified.

Here are some 'Finding Nemo' quotes. For similar quotes, visit 'Finding Dory' quotes and 'Little Mermaid' quotes.

'Finding Nemo' Movie Quotes

After Nemo gets abducted from the Great Barrier Reef and is dispatched to Sydney, Marlin and Dory start a journey to bring him home.  These are some regularly used 'Finding Nemo' turtle quotes that one can't forget.

1. "Fish aren’t made to be in a box, kid…"

– Gill.

2."Sharkbait! Hoo Ha Ha!"

– The Tank Gang.

3. "When you’re feeling territorial: "Mine! Mine! Mine!"

— The Seagulls.

4. "Nemo, newcomer of orange and white, you have been called forth to the summit of Mt. Wannahockaloogie to join with us in the fraternal bonds of tankhood!"

— Jacques.

'Finding Nemo' Squirt Quotes

Nicholas Bird did the voice cast for Squirt. He is Crush's son. Green turtles like him are found mainly in tropical and subtropical waters. 'Finding Nemo' has some quotes from Squirt, which are listed here.

5.'Crush: Okay. Squirt here will now give you a rundown of proper exiting techniques.

Squirt: Good afternoon. We're gonna have a great jump today. Okay, first crank a hard cutback as you hit the wall. There's a screaming bottom curve, so watch out. Remember: rip it, roll it, and punch it.'

-'Finding Nemo'.

6. 'Squirt: Whoa! That was so cool! Hey, Dad! Did you see that? Did you see me? Did you see what I did?

Crush: You so totally rock, Squirt! So gimme some fin.'

-'Finding Nemo'.

Bruce The Shark Quotes

Fish toys of Nemo and Dory from Finding Nemo

The voice cast for Bruce is by Barry Humphries. Bruce is a vegetarian great white shark who is friends with Anchor and Chum and fights his instinctive wills to eat innocent fish. Some jolly and cool quotes of Bruce from the movie are listed below.

7. “On my honor, or may I be chopped up and made into soup.”

– Bruce.

8. “Fish are friends. Not food.”

– Bruce.

9. 'Dory: Hey, look, balloons. It is a party.

Bruce: Mind your distance, though. Those balloons can be a bit dodgy. You wouldn't want one of them to pop.'

-'Finding Nemo'.

Crush Quotes

The voice of Crush, a green sea turtle, was by Andrew Stanton. We all keep using these 'Finding Nemo' quotes from the film with our friends when we are in a fun mood.

10. "Cause we were like, 'woaaaah.', and I was like, 'woaaaah.' and you were like, 'woaaahh...' "

- Crush.

11. "You've got serious thrill issues dude... awesome."

- Crush.

12."Whoa, Dude. Mr. Turtle is my father. The name ’s Crush."


13."Saw the whole thing, dude. First you were all like 'whoa', and we were like 'whoa', and you were like 'whoa'..."


Dory Quotes From 'Finding Nemo'

The voice for Dory is given by Ellen DeGeneres. Dory, the regal tang bluefish, suffers from short-term memory loss. She is a favorite character in the film. Here are a few 'Finding Nemo' quotes from beautiful, blue Dory.

14."I can read? That's right, I can READ!"

— Dory.

15."I forget things almost instantly. It runs in my family! Well I mean… at least… I think it does."

— Dory.

16. "So, we’re cheating death now. That’s what we’re doing, and we’re having fun at the same time."

— Dory.

17. “I shall call him squishy and he shall be mine and he shall be my squishy.”

– Dory.

18. "P Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney."

– Dory.

19. "OK. I’m thinking of something orange, and it’s small..."

— Dory.

20. "Dory: Hey there, Mr. Grumpy Gills. When life gets you down do you wanna know what you've gotta do?

Marlin: No I don't wanna know.

Dory: Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming."

-'Finding Nemo'.

This is a famous conversation between Dory and Marlin.

Marlin Quotes


Marlin is a clownfish and Nemo 's father. Clownfish live at the bottom of seas which are not very deep. The voice cast for Marlin is given by Albert Brooks. Some catchy quotes of Marlin from 'Finding Nemo'  are listed below.

21. "Marlin: Hey, Crush! Crush, I forgot! How old are you?

Crush: Hundred and fifty, dude, and still young. Rock on."

-'Finding Nemo'.

22. "Marlin: How do you know if they're ready?

Cush: Well, you never really know, but when they know, you know, y'know?"

-'Finding Nemo'.

23. "Nemo: How old are sea turtles?

Marlin: Sea Turtles? I don't know.

Nemo: Sandy Plankton from next door, he says they live to be a hundred years old!

Marlin: Well, if I ever meet a sea turtle I'll ask him, right after I'm done talking to the shark, okay?"

-'Finding Nemo'.

24."They just gotta grow up some--THE DROP OFF?! They're going to the drop off?! What-what-what are-what are we, INSANE?! Why don't we just fry them up now and serve them with chips?!"

– Marlin.

25."Don't tell me to calm down, pony boy!"

– Marlin.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Finding Nemo' Quotes from the movie, then why not take a look at 'Lion King' quotes, or Aladdin quotes.

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Deepthi Reddy

A content writer, travel enthusiast, and mother of two kids (12 and 7), Deepthi Reddy is an MBA graduate who has finally struck the right chord in writing. The joy of learning new things and the art of writing creative articles gave her immense happiness, which helped her write with more perfection. Articles about travel, movies, people, animals and birds, pet care, and parenting are a few of the topics written by her. Traveling, food, learning about new cultures, and movies have always interested her, but now her passion for writing is also added to the list.

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