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Slam dunk debut for DeGeneres' 'Dory'

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>> My parents, I remember them!>> What?>> The forgetful blue fish, leaving a lasting mark at the box office. Finding Dory, pulling in more than $136 million over the weekend, a record opening for an animated film and the biggest PG rated debut ever. Pixar's latest is powered by the voice of Ellen DeGeneres reprising her role from the 2003 Oscar winning original, Finding Nemo, with Albert Brooks also back as Nemo's dad.
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Strong reviews for the belated sequel helping set the studio back on course after its first flop last year, with The Good Dinosaur. The film's success also coming as parent company Disney dominates the box office this year with the three highest grossing films globally. Zootopia, the Jungle Book, and Captain American Civil War.
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Finding Dory added another $50 million internationally, including in China where it scored Pixar's biggest ever debut.