Shark Tale

Synopsis: The sea underworld is shaken up when the son of the shark mob boss is found dead and a young fish named Oscar is found at the scene. Being a bottom feeder, Oscar takes advantage of the situation and makes himself look like he killed the finned mobster. Oscar soon comes to realize that his claim may have serious consequences.
Production: DreamWorks SKG
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 15 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min



- [Jaws theme]

- [gulps]

[muffled shriek]

- Hi. l'm Lenny.

- [muffled speech]

Oh, little buddy, did l scare you?

l'm sorry.

Wake up. Okay, don't worry about it,

l'll get you out in a jiffy.

Keep holding your breath, little wormie.

- Yo, Lenny.

- l'm coming, Frankie.

- [Frankie] Move it. Pop's waiting.

- Here we go. And gotcha.

Okay, buddy, you're free.

Now escape.

Just go. Cry freedom.


- You almost gave me a heart attack.

- What are you doing?

l was just...

picking you some flowers.

Hey, Mom said it's not okay to hit.


Mom's not here.

[hums Jaws theme]


[Lenny] Don't.

- That song gives me the creeps.

- Whaddya mean? lt's our theme song.

[interference] Are they gone?

Are they gone?

You sure?

Good morning, Southside Reef.

I'm Katie Current, keeping it current.

We've received official confirmation

the sharks are gone.

I repeat:
the sharks are gone.

Don't worry

Don't worry

About a thing

Every little thing

Is gonna be all right

Don't worry

About a thing

Tuna Turner.

Mussel Crowe.

Jessica Shrimpson.

Cod Stewart.

[seal barks]

[Katie] Up next, a mother of 800

tells us how she does it all.

But first, over to Janice

for the traffic report.

Thanks, Katie. Slight congestion

here on the InterReef 95.

There's an overturned mackerel.

Authorities are trying to calm him down.

Get out those shell phones and call in

to the boss, 'cause you'll be late.

[garbled yelling]

Don't you yell at me.

My mother is your mother, okay.

[ragga scatting]

- Yup. lt's fake.

- Fake? l worked eight years on that.

About a thing

Every little thing

Is gonna be all right



According to the latest Scallop Poll,

fear of sharks is at an all-time high.

Join us tonight for an in-depth report.

How long must this reef

live under siege?

Is there no hero among us?

Who can stop this shark menace?

Hi, l'm Oscar. You might think you know,

but you have no idea.

[rap music]

Welcome to my crib. The good life,

the way the other half lives.

Check it out,

l got my 60'' high-def, flat-screen TV

with 6-speaker surround,

CD, DVD, PlayStation hook-up

and an 8-track player for days when

you're feeling a little... [beatbox]

old school. [laughs]

'Cause even a superstar

Mack daddy fish like me

has to have the basic necessities.

Yeah, like money. [laughs]

Come on, Shorties.

Why ya'll messin' with my fantasy?

'Cause you so broke,

your baloney has no first name.

That's very funny.

Hey, Oscar.

Over here. l gotta talk to ya.

- Be right there. Hang onto these.

- Oscar, you da fish.

Yo, doo.

Yo, Crazy Joe.

Now that you live in that penthouse,

can l be your financial advisor?

That's a billboard, Crazy Joe.

You live in a billboard?

And they call me crazy.

- Hey, Oscar. Look who came to visit.

- [shrieks]

- [Shorties] Gotcha.

- No. Don't do that.

- Shouldn't you be in school?

- Shouldn't you be at work?

Right back at me, huh?

Little smart mouth.

Look, l'm on my way.

Stay outta trouble, all right?

- And clean that stuff up.

- See ya.

[ intro from Car Wash]

[ intro from Car Wash]

See ya, Oscar. [laughs]

Say what, say what

Car wash, car wash

Yo, what's up, fellas?

Big O's in the house.

What's up?

Hey. Reef side.

- Yo, Johnson, is it lunch yet?

- You just got here.

That's my point.

Hey, Headphone Guy.

- Lookin' good, ladies.

- Hey, Oscar.

Keep up the bad work.


l'm already punched in?


Good morning. Can l help you?

[deep] One wash and lube, please.

- Hot wax?

- Please.

Kelp scrape? We're having a special.

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Michael J. Wilson

Michael J. Wilson is an American screenwriter best known as the creator of the Ice Age movie franchise for 20th Century Fox. He became the second sole-creator of an animated movie franchise that went on to generate over $1 billion from theatrical and ancillary markets after only one sequel. more…

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