Tangled : (Rapunzel) Animated Musical Adventure Film
Tangled is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale “Rapunzel” in the collection of folk tales published by the Brothers Grimm, it is the 50th Disney animated feature film. Featuring the voices of Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy, the film tells the story of a lost, young princess with magical long blonde hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her mother’s wishes, she accepts the aid of an intruder to take her out into the world which she has never seen.
Directed by : Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
Produced by : Roy Conli
Screenplay by : Dan Fogelman, Based on Rapunzel by Brothers Grimm
Starring : Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy
Music by : Alan Menken
Edited by : Tim Mertens
Production company : Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios
Distributed by : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date : November 14, 2010 (El Capitan Theatre), November 24, 2010 (United States)
Running time : 100 minutes
Country : United States
Language : English
Budget : $260 million
Box office : $591.8 million
Before the film’s release, its title was changed from Rapunzel to Tangled, reportedly to market the film as gender-neutral. Tangled spent six years in production at a cost that has been estimated at $260 million, which if accurate, would make it the most expensive animated film ever made and one of the most expensive films of all time. The film employed a unique artistic style by blending together features of computer-generated imagery (CGI) and traditional animation while using non-photorealistic rendering to create the impression of a painting. Composer Alan Menken, who had worked on prior Disney animated features, returned to score Tangled.
Tangled premiered at the El Capitan Theatre on November 14, 2010, and went into general release on November 24. The film earned $591 million in worldwide box office revenue, $200 million of which was earned in the United States and Canada. The film was nominated for a number of awards, including Best Original Song at the 83rd Academy Awards. The film was released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 29, 2011; a short film, Tangled Ever After, was released later in 2012 and a television series premiered in 2017.