In terms of entertainment value, there are not many things better than a Pixar film to tickle your funny bone, tug at your heartstrings and captivate your mind. Well, to satisfy your inner-geek and to get you ready for Finding Dory (in theaters June 17), we wanted to pass along some numbers surrounding the fishy-flick. Read all about the fun facts below and let us know which one surprised you the most by leaving a comment below or chat about even more Dory-related fun facts in the Pixar Post Forum.
25,115,597 - (as of May 27) - Likes on Facebook for Dory (the most of any Disney or Pixar character).
103,639 - Total storyboards were delivered to editorial (49,651 were delivered for “Toy Story 3”).
26,705 - Individual pieces of coral were placed in six sets by the sets dressing team.
16,091 - Fish are swimming in the Open Ocean exhibit at the Marine Life Institute.
11,041 - Rigging prims were created just for Hank’s simulation (the average character requires around 20).
5,000 - Stingrays take part in the stingray migration.
1,108 - Fish are in quarantine at the Marine Life Institute.
746 - Visitors are hanging out at the Marine Life Institute.
350 - Suckers are found on Hank: 50 suckers on each of his seven arms.
319 - Tendrils were added to each sea anemone in the ocean.
118 - Weeks were required of the team of technical directors who were responsible for building and articulating Hank.
83 - Employees of the Marine Life Institute appear in the film.
51 - Minutes of the film include crowds characters (which is more than double that of an average Pixar film).
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