20 Small Details From Disney's 'Moana', Spotted By Fans

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Vote up the details you missed when you first watched 'Moana.'

Disney's first Polynesian princess, Moana, made her debut in her film of the same name back in 2016 and continues to make waves in the fandom. Repeat viewers across the internet have paid extra attention to the artistry poured into this labor of love and keep finding small details that just make the film richer. This is a collection of small details you may have missed when watching Moana for the first time, spotted by fans.

Did you manage to catch any of these on your first viewing? Vote up the details you're going to keep an eye out for going forward!

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    296 VOTES

    The Disney Animated Universe Shares Botanicals

    From Redditor u/TheNintendoBoy pointed out this incredibly cool floral detail:

    In Disney's Moana, (2016) the magical flower that gave Rapunzel's hair healing powers in Tangled (2011) can be briefly seen at the end of the film being healed among other dead flowers by Te Fiti.

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    Maui's Animators Were Given A Lot Of Wiggle Room

    From Redditor u/sethbenw:

    When Moana first meets Maui, he gives her the "People's Eyebrow," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's signature move.

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    256 VOTES

    Maui Is A Stickler For Branding

    When Maui transforms into his hawk form, you can see a pattern in his feathers that resembles the magical hook he carries.

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    Maui's Botched Transformation Is Incredibly Detailed

    From Redditor u/mikepjr

    In Moana (2016), when Maui botches a shapeshift after recovering his hook, he turns into a half-man / half-shark. The tattoo on his chest, which change to depict his deeds, also updates to this hybrid − even mimicking his despondent expression.