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Moana Synopsis

In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.

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Watch This Adorable 4-Year-Old Crush A Moana Song Watch This Adorable 4-Year-Old Crush A Moana Song

It's fairly common for kids in school to sing Disney songs as part of their music programs. But maybe not quite this adorably.

Watch This Adorable 4-Year-Old Crush A Moana Song

The Best Fan Interaction The Actress Who Played Moana Has Ever Had The Best Fan Interaction The Actress Who Played Moana Has Ever Had

While Auli'i Cravalho has surely had her fair share of fan experiences, a recent Moana sighting made one interaction with the public rather adorable.

The Best Fan Interaction The Actress Who Played Moana Has Ever Had

Netflix New Releases: Movies And TV Shows Coming To Netflix Streaming In June Netflix New Releases: Movies And TV Shows Coming To Netflix Streaming In June

The heat of summer is dawning, and Netflix has what you and the kids need to make a vacation's worth of memories! Take a look inside to see what's headed to your screens in June.

Netflix New Releases: Movies And TV Shows Coming To Netflix Streaming In June

New DVD Releases: When To Buy The Latest Movies In March 2017 New DVD Releases: When To Buy The Latest Movies In March 2017

We're getting into spring, which means the outdoors are about to be a bigger draw than they've been over the past couple of months. But there are still a lot of good releases out this month.

New DVD Releases: When To Buy The Latest Movies In March 2017

The Rock Movies: A List Of Upcoming Films Starring Dwayne Johnson The Rock Movies: A List Of Upcoming Films Starring Dwayne Johnson

The Rock has at least four movies heading to theaters in the near future. Beyond that, he has attached his name to various projects, all of which sound like they will keep the one-time wrestler and current big-screen phenom in the blockbuster business for years.

The Rock Movies: A List Of Upcoming Films Starring Dwayne Johnson

One Thing Moana's Animators Had A Major Issue With One Thing Moana's Animators Had A Major Issue With

3D animation has changed a lot of things about animated films, including the overall look and the level of detail and movement that films are able to get into.

One Thing Moana's Animators Had A Major Issue With

How Disney May Be Changing Its Approach To Disney Princesses How Disney May Be Changing Its Approach To Disney Princesses

For decades, the Disney Princess has been one of the biggest names in all of pop culture. However, if recent film releases are any indication, it seems that the company may be making a concerted effort to shift away from the title.

How Disney May Be Changing Its Approach To Disney Princesses

Why Disney Should Make Moana 2, According To Auli'i Cravalho Why Disney Should Make Moana 2, According To Auli'i Cravalho

Moana was another solid hit for the most successful animation studio in history. In addition, the lead character was praised for being a fresh take on Disney's normal tropes. Is there a chance that we might see her again? The voice of Moana is ready if that moment happens.

Why Disney Should Make Moana 2, According To Auli'i Cravalho

Watch The Touching Moana Oscars Performance From Lin-Manuel Miranda And Auli'i Cravalho Watch The Touching Moana Oscars Performance From Lin-Manuel Miranda And Auli'i Cravalho

It was clear when the Oscars opened the show with one of the nominated songs that the show was planning to do something special with music. They raised the ante when it was time to perform How Far I'll Go from Moana.

Watch The Touching Moana Oscars Performance From Lin-Manuel Miranda And Auli'i Cravalho

Delightful Disney Video Shows The Rock Singing One Of Moana’s Best Songs Delightful Disney Video Shows The Rock Singing One Of Moana’s Best Songs

Moana is a movie that is full of great songs, but if you've seen it, then there's little question which tune is still bouncing around inside your head. The Rock's song is the sort of earworm that doesn't go away and a new video shows off the man himself recording the tune.

Delightful Disney Video Shows The Rock Singing One Of Moana’s Best Songs

Why Zootopia  Needs To Win The Best Animated Feature Oscar Why Zootopia Needs To Win The Best Animated Feature Oscar

2016 was an amazing year for animation. However, the best animated film of the year came out nearly a year ago. As good as everything else has been, Zootopia is hands down the movie that should win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Why Zootopia Needs To Win The Best Animated Feature Oscar

The Oscars Have A Chance To Do Something Magical, Please Don't Screw It Up The Oscars Have A Chance To Do Something Magical, Please Don't Screw It Up

The Oscar nominations were announced today and now that they're over, it's time to turn our attention to the actual awards ceremony. There's at least one part of the ceremony that is contingent on the nominees, and now that they're over, it's time for the producers to make the right call regarding Best Original Song.

The Oscars Have A Chance To Do Something Magical, Please Don't Screw It Up

Bonus Moana Scene Shared By The Rock Has An Awesome New Song, But Raises Questions Bonus Moana Scene Shared By The Rock Has An Awesome New Song, But Raises Questions

Disney's Moana has become yet another in the studio's long line of hit animated musicals. However, it turns out there's even more to see, and hear, in a new bonus scene brought to us by The Rock.

Bonus Moana Scene Shared By The Rock Has An Awesome New Song, But Raises Questions

Moana Bringing A Sing-Along Version To Movie Theaters, Find Out When Moana Bringing A Sing-Along Version To Movie Theaters, Find Out When

Moana combined modern cinematic flair with the classic Disney musical sensibilities, and now after enjoying enough time as a commercial and critical hit, a sing-along version is scheduled to arrive soon.

Moana Bringing A Sing-Along Version To Movie Theaters, Find Out When

The 5 Biggest Snubs From The 2017 Golden Globes The 5 Biggest Snubs From The 2017 Golden Globes

Check out our list of the five most unexpected award snubs from the 2017 Golden Globe ceremony.

The 5 Biggest Snubs From The 2017 Golden Globes

6 Movies From 2016 We'll Still Be Watching In 10 Years 6 Movies From 2016 We'll Still Be Watching In 10 Years

Movies are an art form, and like all forms of art, some examples are forgotten while others stand the test of time. These are the movies we think people will still be watching long after the year 2016 has been forgotten.

6 Movies From 2016 We'll Still Be Watching In 10 Years

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To Cinema Blend The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To Cinema Blend

Throughout the year (as we did in 2015), we have our writers keep close track of every movie that they see and give it a score between one and five. We then take the average of the scores from everyone, put them in descending order, and eliminate any title that wasn't seen by three or more people.

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To Cinema Blend

The 10 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016 The 10 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016

I've written the Best Movie Music Moments column for Cinema Blend since 2009, and I can tell you that this year was an incredibly special year from music in film.

The 10 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016

The Clever Little Mermaid Reference Found In Moana, According To Lin-Manuel Miranda The Clever Little Mermaid Reference Found In Moana, According To Lin-Manuel Miranda

Moana has continued an unprecedented year for Walt Disney Animation, who delivered two movies in one calendar frame that actually are considered instant classics.

The Clever Little Mermaid Reference Found In Moana, According To Lin-Manuel Miranda

Walt Disney Studios Just Shattered A Huge Box Office Record Walt Disney Studios Just Shattered A Huge Box Office Record

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that many of Disney's movies were critically and commercially well received this year, and it paid off for them big time, as the studio just shattered a huge record.

Walt Disney Studios Just Shattered A Huge Box Office Record

Was The Golden Globes Right To Snub Finding Dory? Was The Golden Globes Right To Snub Finding Dory?

The Golden Globe nominations were released this morning and while many of them were expected, there were certainly a few surprises, including one very successful fish.

Was The Golden Globes Right To Snub Finding Dory?

Weekend Box Office: Moana Holds Top Spot For Third Weekend, Office Christmas Party Settles for Close Second Weekend Box Office: Moana Holds Top Spot For Third Weekend, Office Christmas Party Settles for Close Second

Office Christmas Party launched into theaters this weekend but couldn't muster enough holiday enthusiasm to knock the wind out of Moana's sails.

Weekend Box Office: Moana Holds Top Spot For Third Weekend, Office Christmas Party Settles for Close Second

Disney Blew Past A Massive Box Office Milestone Before Rogue One Has Even Opened Disney Blew Past A Massive Box Office Milestone Before Rogue One Has Even Opened

If this year has looked like it's been a big one for Walt Disney Studios, it has. In fact, it's been one for the record books. And when you consider the fact that the studio has one more major release this year, they're not done yet.

Disney Blew Past A Massive Box Office Milestone Before Rogue One Has Even Opened

Moana Ending: One Major Change The Directors Made To The Finale, And Why Moana Ending: One Major Change The Directors Made To The Finale, And Why

Major changes like this are, to me, fascinating because they show the different directions that feature-length stores (and instant classics) could have possibly gone down before reaching theaters.

Moana Ending: One Major Change The Directors Made To The Finale, And Why

Moana's Full 'You're Welcome' Scene Is Online, And It's Infectious Moana's Full 'You're Welcome' Scene Is Online, And It's Infectious

If you need some extra selling to see Moana, or if you're looking to relive the magic of its music for the fifteenth time, Disney has you covered! Watch the official video for "You're Welcome," inside.

Moana's Full 'You're Welcome' Scene Is Online, And It's Infectious

Moana Is Crushing In Hawaii, Which Has Made It Really Hard To Get Tickets Moana Is Crushing In Hawaii, Which Has Made It Really Hard To Get Tickets

Moana is so popular in Hawaii that Disney fans in the state literally can't get their hands on tickets.

Moana Is Crushing In Hawaii, Which Has Made It Really Hard To Get Tickets

The Hilarious Character Moana Almost Cut, And Why The Hilarious Character Moana Almost Cut, And Why

In classic Disney fashion, Moana is packed to the gills with memorable and funny side characters, but certainly one of the funniest is Hei Hei -- the incredibly dumb rooster played by Alan Tudyk.

The Hilarious Character Moana Almost Cut, And Why

Weekend Box Office: Moana Cruises To Number One, Rules Don't Apply Serves Up Holiday Turkey Weekend Box Office: Moana Cruises To Number One, Rules Don't Apply Serves Up Holiday Turkey

It was a hit and miss holiday weekend at the box office, with really only one movie having much of anything to be thankful for.

Weekend Box Office: Moana Cruises To Number One, Rules Don't Apply Serves Up Holiday Turkey

Moana's Five Best Songs, Ranked Moana's Five Best Songs, Ranked

There are so very many reasons why Moana is a great movie. The most important of them may be the music. The soundtrack and score are something truly special.

Moana's Five Best Songs, Ranked

How Moana Compares To Frozen At The Box Office So Far How Moana Compares To Frozen At The Box Office So Far

Thanksgiving weekend is routinely a big weekend for family films which is part of the reason why it's a weekend Disney has owned for a long time. No movie has owned the weekend like Frozen did, but is that about to change?

How Moana Compares To Frozen At The Box Office So Far

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