Moana Movie

The ocean is calling.

Moana movie poster

Who's Involved:

Dwayne Johnson, Jemaine Clement, Alan Tudyk, Temuera Morrison, John Musker, Auli’i Cravalho, Ron Clements, Nicole Scherzinger, Osnat Shurer, Phillipa Soo

Release Date:

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (Nationwide)
Friday, January 27, 2017 (Nationwide)

peril, some scary images and brief thematic elements

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in Moana: Cast List

... Maui (voice)

"DC League of Super-Pets" , "Black Adam"  

... Moana (voice)

"Sorta Like A Rock Star"  

... Hei Hei the Rooster (voice)

"Raya and the Last Dragon" , "Zootopia"  

... Tamatoa (voice)

"Men in Black III" , "Despicable Me"  

... Sina (voice)


... Chief Tui (voice)

"Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" , "Aquaman"  

... (voice)

"The Broken Hearts Gallery" , "The One and Only Ivan"  

Who's making Moana: Crew List

A look at the Moana behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ron Clements last directed The Princess and the Frog and The Little Mermaid (Second Screen Live).



Osnat Shurer

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Production: What we know about Moana?

Key Facts

  1. A spirited and fearless teenager named Moana (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) who, with help from demi-god Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), sets out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder.
  2. Tony®-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Broadway’s hottest new hit “Hamilton,” Tony-winning “In the Heights”), Grammy®-winning composer Mark Mancina (Speed, Tarzan, The Lion King) and Opetaia Foa’i (founder and lead singer of the world music award-winning band Te Vaka) blend their diverse and dynamic talents to help tell the tale of a spirited teenager who sets out to prove herself a master wayfinder.
  3. This will be the first CG-animated movie from the filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Frog, Aladdin).

Filming Timeline

  1. September 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. June 2016: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. August 2015: The film was in Production status.
  4. October 2014: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. June 2013: The film was in Announced status.
  6. To be announced Walt Disney Animation Studios release is scheduled for November 23, 2016.

Moana Release Date: When was the film released?

Moana was released in 2016 on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Rules Don't Apply, Allied and Bad Santa 2. 2D/3D

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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Monday, February 20, 2017
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