PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
After directing The Princess and the Frog (2009), John Musker and Ron Clements started working on an adaptation of Terry Pratchett's "Mort", but rights problems prevented them to continue with the project. To avoid similar problems, they pitched three new ideas, and in 2011 started developing the film based on an ... ...
In the beginning there was only ocean until the Mother Island emerged. Te Fiti. Her heart held the greatest power ever known. It could create life itself. And Te Fiti shared it with the world. But in time, some began to seek Te Fiti's heart. They ...
Despite referring to himself as a decapod (literally 'ten-footed') in the song Shiny ("But you can't expect a demi-god, To beat a decapod"), and likely being based off the coconut crab, which is a decapod, Tamatoa only has eight legs. However, Maui tells Moana that Tamatoa doesn't like him because he ripped his legs off.
At the end of the scrolling credits, there is a drawing of Wreck-It Ralph in a Polynesian outfit.
$56,631,401 (USA) (25 November 2016)
$248,044,531 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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