Shark Tale
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Oscar is a fast-talking little fish that dreams big. But his big dreams land him in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero. At first, his fellow fish swallow Oscar's story hook, line and sinker and he is showered with fame and fortune. It's all going along swimmingly, until it starts to become clear that Oscar's tale about being the defender of the Reef is all wet. Oscar is finding out that being a hero comes at a Market Price when his lie threatens to make him the Catch of the Day. Now he has to tread water until he can get the scales to tip back in his… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 35%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It is not in the same level of Finding Nemo but I still think it is worth seeing."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"Cluttered, claustrophobic and self-referential."
‑ Tom Keogh, Seattle Times
"Fast, fresh, funny action comedy set undersea."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"The script is a long string of awful verbal and visual puns, and the animation, while colorful, is a big step back from the Shrek films (and nowhere near Pixar's league)."
‑ Jim Lane, Sacramento News & Review
"full review in Greek"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
"Story is everything and Shark's is rather thin and soupy, despite the winning improvisational skills of stars Will Smith and Jack Black."
‑ Claudia Puig, USA Today
"An entertaining 90 minutes."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"It's obnoxious, derivative, and ultimately an empty experience."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Quite simply the most middle of the road CG movie I think you'll ever see."
‑ Garth Franklin, Dark Horizons
"The kind of flashy and colorful but insultingly trite Hollywood regurgitation that far too often gets a pass under the excuse that "it's just a kids' movie.""
‑ Rob Blackwelder, Combustible Celluloid
"An uneasy cross between rival studio Pixar's Finding Nemo and DreamWorks' own Shrek franchise."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"Inside this dazzling animation is a dim plot that imagines Goodfellas living in the land of Jaws and being serviced by the dudes at the Car Wash."
‑ Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer
"Fast, fun and fabulous."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"Want a good fish story? Watch Finding Nemo again instead"
‑ Mary Lasse, Christianity Today
"Although the vocal performances often amuse and delight, the overall design is charmless."
‑ , Empire Magazine
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