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

Marcel The Shell Is Officially An Oscar-Nominated Movie Star

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

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“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 an Oscar-nominated 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.