Have You Noticed These Easter Eggs Hidden In Disney's "Moana"?
"Moana" once again proves Disney filmmakers' love to reference their other works. The way the studio incorporates details from its other films into "Moana" has extremely varied, they can place them clearly before our eyes or turn them into blink-and-you-miss-it details that if you're not trying to search for them, they can be impossible to find.
Have you ever spotted such surprises? Go down the page to discover 10 Easter eggs hidden in "Moana" Disney fans discovered, and feel free to let us know your opinion in the comment section below!
#1 Tamatoa references Sebastian from "The Little Mermaid"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosAt the end of the movie, Tamatoa is still struggling to get up after being stuck on his back while chasing after Maui and Moana. There is a line from the song he's singing in this scene that references Sebastian from The Little Mermaid: "If my name was Sebastian and I had a cool Jamaican accent you would totally help me!"
#2 The iconic magical flower from "Tangled"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosThis magical flower appears when the camera pans across the island where Moana lives at the end of the film.
#3 Baymax from "Big Hero 6" makes a cameo in "Moana"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosBaymax transforms into a coconut pirate and appears in a scene in "Moana".
#4 Maui turns into Sven from "Frozen"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosAfter Maui was reunited with his hook, the demigod transformed into various animals before getting familiar with his hook again, and one of those animals is Sven in "Frozen".
#5 The Genie's lamp from "Aladdin" also appears in "Moana"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosThis is one of Moana's most famous well-known references. The audience has discovered that the magic lamp of Genie was included in the tons of gold and shiny things that Tamatoa collected and put in his shell.
#6 Moana's necklace is similar to Ursula's from "The Little Mermaid"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosIt's really easy to find similarities between these two necklaces. They all have magic and are made from seashells.
#7 Flounders from "The Little Mermaid"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosIt seems that "The Little Mermaid" is the most referenced movie in "Moana". In the scene where Maui sings his song, many people have discovered Flounders swimming along with the other fish thanks to its blue skin and yellow stripes.
#8 We can see Olaf from "Frozen" in Moana's basket
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosIn the basket that Moana carries when she sets sail, we can see several items used to build a snowman, such as a carrot and a log. This detail makes many people immediately think of Olaf's character in "Frozen".
#9 Squirt from "Finding Nemo"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosIn a scene where Moana protects a little turtle from the bird and helps it find its way home, many fans have noticed that this little turtle's parents are very similar to the beloved characters in "Finding Nemo" - Squirt and Crush.
#10 The beloved magic carpet from "Aladdin"
Source: Walt Disney Animation StudiosSurely many people have recognized this magic carpet, right? Although it cannot fly or have magic, the rug that appears at the beginning of the film when Moana sings "How Far I'll Go" has many patterns similar to the magic carpet in "Aladdin".