Finding Nemo

Game review by
Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media
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Engaging software is in a league of its own.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 5+
Based on 4 reviews

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that you shouldn't miss this one -- even if you don't see the movie! By guiding Nemo and Marlin, kids explore two spectacular underwater worlds and view clips from the movie.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bykeeyanoosh March 7, 2012

nemo the game

so awesome . but there is sharks in this game so it is violent
Adult Written byjackg April 9, 2008
Teen, 14 years old Written byLogan_3355 October 24, 2014

Best movie ever

This was the first movie I ever watched as a child. I loved it then and love it just as much now! I have watched it 7 times total and still enjoy it every time.
Kid, 11 years old June 18, 2011

Nemo: It doesn't get any different from the first level

A little note: The game was not a computer game, it is a console game of PS2, GameCube, and XBox. It was a really bad game, but some parts were fun!

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What's it about?

FINDING NEMO, which tracks the storyline of the Disney/Pixar movie, is in a league of its own. Players follow Nemo, a young clownfish, and his father, Marlin, when they become separated in the Great Barrier Reef. Nemo is captured by a scuba diver and ends up in an aquarium in a dentist's office.

Players switch between two parallel storylines: one under the ocean with Marlin, and the other inside the fish tank with Nemo. Under the ocean, Marlin desperately tries to find Nemo by swimming into unfamiliar waters rife with predators. Inside the dentist office's aquarium, Nemo and his fellow fish scheme to escape. Players collect items, solve problems, and play a series of arcade games that help Nemo and Marlin find each other.

Is it any good?

This software is a terrific way to enhance the movie experience. By guiding Nemo and Marlin, kids explore two spectacular underwater worlds and view clips from the movie. Players interact with a host of hilarious characters including Bruce, the great white shark, who has sworn off eating fish and joined Fish-A-Holics. Don't miss this one!

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about extending a movie to a video game. Do you like games that follow a movie's storyline, or do you like the video game to go in another direction? Why?

Game details

  • Platforms: Windows, Mac
  • Price: $18.99
  • Available online? Not available online
  • Developer: THQ
  • Release date: July 18, 2003
  • Genre: Educational
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: June 19, 2019

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