Marcel the Shell with Shoes On premieres on June 24, 2022.

Marcel The Shell Is Officially A Movie Star

Our favorite mollusk might make you cry (in a good way) on the big screen.


“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” took the internet by storm in 2010. His adorable voice and meandering stories were charming and, against all logic, somehow relatable. Now a new movie, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, delves deeper into his tiny world. Here’s what you need to know.

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On started as a viral short.

Directed by Dean Fleischer-Camp and co-written by Jenny Slate, the original Marcel the Shell with Shoes On was uploaded to YouTube in October 2010. Since then, it has been viewed more than 35.5 million times.