inding Dory is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released byWalt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by Andrew Stanton with co-direction by Angus MacLane in his feature debut, the screenplay was co-written by Victoria Strouse and Stanton. The film is a sequel and spinoff of 2003's Finding Nemo and features the reprised voices of Ellen DeGeneres and Albert Brooks, as well as the new voices of Hayden Rolence (replacingAlexander Gould), Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, and Eugene Levy. Finding Dory focuses on the amnesiac fish Dory, who journeys to be reunited with her parents. Along the way, she is captured and taken to a California public aquarium, from which Marlin and Nemo attempt to rescue her.
The film premiered at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles on June 8, 2016, and was released in the United States on June 17, 2016. It received positive reviews and has grossed over $943 million worldwide. The film set numerous records, including thebiggest animated opening of all time in North America and has become the biggest Pixar film release in China.