Disney’s Moana is one of those special movies that are universally amazing no matter what age you are. While kids can enjoy the stunning animation, colourful characters and catchy songs in the film, adults will appreciate the intricate storyline, well-thought-out characterisation and, well… the catchy songs too! The movie takes place in Hawaii, and is the story of a girl named Moana, who is the daughter of a Polynesian Chief, who ventures out onto the ocean to save her people. The movie brings up topics of bravery, strength, human connection and feminism which intertwine to teach its viewers some important lessons.
Despite Moana’s universal appeal, there are some things about the movie that have definitely been planted there especially for its adult viewers. Similar to other Disney movies, Moana contains hidden jokes, funny references and easter eggs that adults always notice and love. Here are some hidden and not-so-hidden moments of Moana that you will only understand if you’re an adult. Did you notice them while watching the film? Read on to find out.