Jill Layton
April 17, 2016 9:25 am

The first few minutes of Up were possibly the saddest opening sequence of an animated film ever. But it seems like Finding Dory is giving Up a run for its money.

On Wednesday at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, one very lucky audience was shown the first 27 minutes of Finding Dory. To say we’re jealous is a huge understatement. But hearing about the movie and all it has to offer (tears, laughter and more tears), we absolutely can’t wait for it to hit theaters.

Just before a full screening of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil WarFinding Dory’s director Andrew Stanton and producer Lindsey Collins surprised the audience with the opening segment of the film. They asked that the audience not ruin any plot points, so we don’t know everything.

But we do know that the beginning of the film is highly emotional for both Dory and the audience. Yahoo Movies reporter Kevin Polowy was at the screening and had this to say about the sequel:

We’re already preparing our emotions. Finding Dory will finally be in theaters on June 17. In the meantime, here’s the trailer to hold you over: