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Moana

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Moana
Category: Subculture Status: Submission Year: 2016 Origin: Disney Region:
Type: Film,
Tags: moana, dwayne, disney, movie,
Moana

About

Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy comedy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 56th Disney animated feature film. The film was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker and co-directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams. The film features music written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa'i, and Mark Mancina.

History

After directing The Princess and the Frog (2009), Clements and Musker started working on an adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Mort, but problems with acquiring the necessary film rights prevented them from continuing with that project. To avoid a recurrence of that issue, they pitched three original ideas. The genesis of one of those ideas (the one that was ultimately green-lighted) occurred in 2011, when Musker began reading up on Polynesian mythology, and learned of the heroic exploits of the demigod Maui. Intrigued with the rich culture of Polynesia, he felt it would be a suitable subject for an animated film. Shortly thereafter, Musker and Clements wrote a treatment and pitched it to John Lasseter, who recommended that both of them should go on research trips.



Reception

As of March 1, 2017, Moana has grossed $246.2 million in the U.S. and Canada and $334.9 million in other countries for a worldwide total of $581.1 million. On January 22, 2017, the film reached the $500 million mark, becoming the fourth consecutive Walt Disney Animation Studios film to reach the milestone after Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014), and Zootopia (2016). Although Disney has not disclosed the film's production budget, most of its animated films cost around $150 million.

You're Welcome

You're Welcome is a song from the 2016 Disney film Moana. The song grew into a popular vehicle for Word Replacement Remixes on YouTube in late 2016.



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