In honor of Shark Week, this week’s trivia comes from the sharks of Finding Nemo. The film’s Great White shark, Bruce, actually has a connection to another great film featuring a shark, Jaws. Bruce was the nickname given to the models of the shark used in the film, named after Steven Spielberg’s lawyer, Bruce Ramer. As a tribute to the 1975 thriller, Pixar decided to give this same name to their Great White shark, as well.
Finding Nemo also features two more sharks, Anchor – a Hammerhead shark and Chum – a Mako shark. Together with Bruce, the three sharks have formed a support group to help each other stop eating fish. The group’s motto, also one of my favorite quotes from the film, is “Fish are friends, not food.”
Thanks to Jodi at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, Heidi at Heidi’s Head, Mike at My Dreams of Disney, and Jenn at Disney Babies Blog for hosting the Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia blog hop! Click the links below for more great Disney trivia!