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The Midnight Zone is a location seen in Disney/Pixar's 2016 animated film, Finding Dory. It is the home of a very territorial giant squid that appears in the film.

Background

The Midnight Zone is littered with wreckage from sunken ships, which gives a territorial giant squid plenty of places to hide and catch potential victims unaware.

Within the Midnight Zone, various nearby crabs inhabit the area and whenever someone yells loudly, they end up shushing the visitor. The reason is because visitors might wake up the giant squid which could be a threat to the crabs lurking in this territory.

Appearances

Finding Dory

The Midnight Zone appears when Crush drops off Dory, Nemo, and Marlin to this location to help Dory find her missing parents. Upon arriving, Dory yells out her mother and father's names in which several nearby crabs shush at Dory as the three fish swim along. This sparkles a flashback where Dory as a small fish tries to ask someone to know if her parents named Charlie and Jenny are at this area and the crabs shush at her. Dory starts to remember her parents' names and then swims around the area in an attempt to find her parents while Marlin keeps warning her about the area. Upon stopping, behind them is a hostile giant squid which emerges from the crate in the midnight zone showing its bioluminescence. As the squid chases the three fish, it suddenly gets caught in one of the crates and grabs Nemo with one of its tentacles and attempts to eat him with its fearsome beak, but the squid is suddenly crushed in which the three suddenly arrive to the kelp forest of Morro Bay.

This location appears again during the credits where Hank appears inside the crate where the giant squid is in and then suddenly spreads a jet of ink to escape from the giant squid.

Gallery


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Finding Nemo - Logo
Media
Films: Finding NemoFinding DoryExploring the ReefMarine Life Interviews

Video Games: Finding NemoFinding Nemo: The Continuing AdventuresFinding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Disney UniverseNemo's ReefFinding Dory: Just Keep SwimmingDisney Crossy RoadDisney INFINITY: 3.0 EditionDisney Emoji Blitz
Soundtrack:: Finding NemoFinding DoryFinding Nemo - The Musical
Books: Little Golden BookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingBig Golden BookThe Art of Finding NemoThe Art of Finding Dory

Disney Parks
Disney's Art of Animation ResortDisney's Explorers LodgeCrush's CoasterDisney Animation BuildingFinding Nemo Submarine VoyageIt's a Small WorldNemo & Friends SeaRiderPixar Pal-A-RoundThe Seas with Nemo & FriendsTurtle Talk with Crush

Entertainment: Fantasmic!Finding Nemo: The MusicalPixar Playtime PalsRivers of Light: We Are One
Parade: Disney Stars on ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressPaint The Night ParadePixar Play ParadeTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Firework: Disneyland ForeverHappily Ever AfterIgnite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightTogether Forever: A Pixar Nighttime SpectacularTree of Life AwakensWonderful World of AnimationWorld of Color
Summer:Mickey's WaterWorksPixar Water Play Street Party!Summer Blast

Characters
Finding Nemo: NemoMarlinCoralDoryPearlTadSheldonMr. RayBruceAnchorChumGillNigelCrushSquirtDr. Philip ShermanDarlaAnglerfishSeagullsMoonfishWhaleTank Gang

Finding Dory: JennyCharlieBaileyDestinyHankFluke and RudderGeraldBeckyOttersGiant SquidStan

Locations
AustraliaGreat Barrier ReefSydney HarbourAbyssopelagic ZoneMidnight ZoneMarine Life Institute
Objects
AquaScum 2003Pixar BallPizza Planet truckP. Sherman's Diver Goggles
Songs
Nemo EggLet's Name the SpeciesJust Keep SwimmingBeyond the SeaO, We're Going HomeWhat a Wonderful WorldUnforgettableIn The Big Blue WorldGo With the Flow
See Also
The Science Behind PixarPixar in a Box
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