Starring Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renee Zellwager, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Peter Falk Directed by Bibo Bergeron Writers: Michael J. Wilson, Ron Letterman 2004
Product Description A comic catch from the studio that brought you Shrek, Shark Tale is a hilarious hit and "a wonderful under-the-sea adventure for movie lovers of all ages!" (Clay Smith, Access Hollywood)
Oscar (Will Smith), a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, becomes an improbable hero when he tells a great white lie. To keep his secret, Oscar teams up with an outcast vegetarian shark, Lenny (Jack Black), and the two become the most unlikely of friends. When his lie begins to unravel, it’s up to Oscar’s loyal friend Angie (Renée Zellweger) and Lenny to help him stand up to the most feared shark in the water (Robert De Niro) and find his true place in the reef.
Shark Tale is just one of those big budget computer animated feature films that seems to have all the right moves on paper; especially when considering the success Pixar was able to generate with Finding Nemo a year prior. And there is no denying the fact that DreamWorks often creates pictures easily on par with the biggest and best (and usually on a tighter budget), Shark Tale simply doesn’t dazzle like their Shrek series or Kung-Fu Panda for example. … more
Oscar (Will Smith) is in the wrong place at the right time when great white shark Frankie accidentally runs into an anchor and dies. Oscar, a very small fish and with a lowly job as a tongue scrubber, takes the credit for Frankie's demise and becomes famous as The Shark Killer. Only Frankie's brother, vegetarian great white Lenny (Jack Black) knows the truth behind Frankie's accidental death, but has enough problems of his own trying to please his `Godfather' type father, … more