Back to the Sea

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Bland fish tale is a Finding Nemo wannabe.

PG 2013 96 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 1 review

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age 5+

Crappy racist Finding Nemo rip off

The whole movie is scenes that mimic finding Nemo in different order. The main fish gets a injury that is (ironically) on his fin. The characters are too similar to Finding Nemo. The main difference I saw was that he ends up in a Chinese restaurant in New York with overly accented facial features and accents instead of a dentists office in Sydney. Just buy Finding Nemo, it’s way better.

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Too much consumerism

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