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A mythic adventure set around 2,000 years ago across a series of islands in the South Pacific. The film follows the journey of a spirited teenager named Moana as she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] :, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment,, [2017]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Jan 22, 2018

Great story. Great voices on the cast like the Rock!

Nov 13, 2017

A fun, enjoyable trip around the south Pacific, with some catchy tunes.

Nov 07, 2017

Wow. We watched this and couldn't understand what all the hype is about. Very thin story (theme: you are who you are!) spun out by wannabe-hit songs that advance neither action nor plot nor character development, and weird side-trips into bizarre nonsensical, um...side trips. (What was up with those coconuts anyway?) Not sure why this got such a high rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Totally not worth seeing. Two hours of my life I'll never get back. The rooster was cute but still not worth sitting through the whole thing. - We were curious as to how Polynesian people might feel about this so looked it up - and discovered Moana was a very calculated marketing ploy by Disney, to "sell" their Hawaiian resorts and push a whole bunch of merchandise. All actually bad for the environment (especially increasing tourism to sensitive areas, and the plethora of plastic toys). Nice try, Disney - you hypocrites. No wonder we hated it.

Nov 06, 2017

Somewhat boring story with a few highlights. The coconut pirates are fun. Nothing Polynesian about it. An American type suburban teenager who embarks on a great ocean voyage alone to save the world with absolutely no sailing skills. Her tribe and its' chief come across as useless flunkies. Normal Disney propaganda promoting benevolent dictatorships. No wonder so many kids today grow up to be snowflake socialists. Puff and fluff. There are much better cartoon movies. even from Disney.

VaughanPLDonnalee Nov 05, 2017

This movie was a delightful surprise! The story was charming, the animation was beautiful and the character of Moana was wonderful. Most enjoyable movie I have seen it a long time. It can definitely be enjoyed by all ages. It was lovely.

Oct 18, 2017

Best animated movie I've ever watched. We love it, ... and we are really grown ups.

Oct 17, 2017

Good music, good kids movie.

Oct 11, 2017

Awesome movie!

Oct 10, 2017

Borrowed this to close out the summer; Watched it ten times till due date on loan. the water scenes are so life like it wants you to go out and experience the waters; paddle the rigger like the primative sailors use the hand as a measure to guide the stars. I really reminds adults and plants the seed to youngesters to abide by nature otherwise changes occur. The songs / show in different languages , in subtitle and most of all the "hamilton broadway" show originator added his magic to the already Disney magical pixie.

5 rigger boats for excellence

Sep 16, 2017

lovely lovely movie !!! for old and young, thank you Disney!!!!!!!

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Aug 02, 2017

Moana: Okay, first, I am not a princess. I'm the daughter of the chief.
Maui: Same difference.
Moana: No.
Maui: If you wear a dress, and have an animal sidekick, you're a princess.

"When you write with a bird it's called tweeting"--Maui


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Jan 07, 2017

Long ago, the goddess of creation, Te Fiti, spread life all over the earth. The key to this was her heart. The heart was very powerful, but Maui, a demigod, wanted that power. He stole the heart from her and what came was darkness and monsters. The greatest monster, Te Ka, a lava monster hit Maui. With this, he lost his hook... and the heart.
A 1,000 years later, Gramma Tala is telling the story to the children of the village of Motanui. She forsees that one of the children will go out and find Maui and return the heart of Te Fiti. A little girl, daughter of the Chief Tui and Sina, named Moana is chosen by the ocean. Ever since then, she has been drawn to the ocean and expresses her love for it in every way of her life. She does not realize that she was chosen until many years later before Gramma Tala dies.
Moana sets off to find Maui in determination to save her island. Once she finds Maui, she realizes Maui stole the heart so he could give the power of life to the mortals and his hook is missing. Maui takes Moana's boat to get his hook and tries to keep Moana out of it by putting her in a cave. Moana manages to escape the cave and tries to get on her boat, but misses her landing spot. The ocean helps her get on her boat. Maui attempts to throw her out, but the ocean keeps putting her back. Maui knew he lost the "fight" when he tried to escape the boat and the ocean put him back on too.
Moana realizes Maui was afraid of the heart because he told her it was a curse and bad things would come for it. Moana thought he was kidding and started shouting for someone to get it, but then the Kakamoras, murdering little pirates, come.

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