Top 21 Tangled Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Tangled facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Tangled film message.

In Disney's Tangled, after Mother Gothel says "I love you most" to Rapunzel instead of kissing her forehead Mother Gothel kisses Rapunzel's hair, which is her source of youth.
In Disney's Tangled, after Mother Gothel says "I love you most" to Rapunzel instead of kissing her forehead Mother Gothel kisses Rapunzel's hair, which is her source of youth.

The lantern that Rapunzel lofts back into the sky is the one lit by the queen and king (her true parents)

Tangled Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - All around Rapunzel's house there are symbols from other Disney movies: Sleeping Beauty's spinning wheel, Snow White's apple, a rose and a wardrobe that looks like Madame Armoire from Beauty and the Beast, a seashell from The Little Mermaid and Cinderella's slipper
    All around Rapunzel's house there are symbols from other Disney movies: Sleeping Beauty's spinning wheel, Snow White's apple, a rose and a wardrobe that looks like Madame Armoire from Beauty and the Beast, a seashell from The Little Mermaid and Cinderella's slipper
  • Many of the icons of Rapunzel's journey are seen on the mobile above her bed as a baby - chameleon, white horse, duckling and Cupid.

  • 1 - A book version of The Little Mermaid (1989) can be seen towards the top of the screen on the chair.
    A book version of The Little Mermaid (1989) can be seen towards the top of the screen on the chair.
  • 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.

  • 1 - The two lackeys in the tavern scene in Tangled (2010) are named after Director Nathan Greno and producer Roy Conli.
    The two lackeys in the tavern scene in Tangled (2010) are named after Director Nathan Greno and producer Roy Conli.

Tangled Hidden Details

1 - There's a split second in which Rapunzel reaches out desperately to save Mother Gothel--even after she stabs Eugene! It's so fast you might miss it, but it shows the huge impact that long-term emotional abuse can have.
There's a split second in which Rapunzel reaches out desperately to save Mother Gothel--even after she stabs Eugene! It's so fast you might miss it, but it shows the huge impact that long-term emotional abuse can have.
1 - Rapunzel's mobile above her cot has a little Pascal and Maximus.
Rapunzel's mobile above her cot has a little Pascal and Maximus.

Mother Gothel always focuses on Rapunzels hair even covering her face and talking to it treating her "daughter" secondarily, Flynn on the other hand is seen brushing hair out of Rapunzels face and eventually cuts it as he finds her happiness to be more important

1 - Rapunzel's chess pieces are handmade by her, showing another way she spent her free time in the tower
Rapunzel's chess pieces are handmade by her, showing another way she spent her free time in the tower
1 - You can see Rapunzels reflection on Flynn's eye.
You can see Rapunzels reflection on Flynn's eye.
1 - During the lantern ceremony Rapunzel lifts a lantern back into the air. This lantern has her fathers crest on it. Unique to only his lantern (As explained in Tangled: the animated series). This symbolizes her lifting her fathers hopes of her return.
During the lantern ceremony Rapunzel lifts a lantern back into the air. This lantern has her fathers crest on it. Unique to only his lantern (As explained in Tangled: the animated series). This symbolizes her lifting her fathers hopes of her return.
1 - Flynn Rider gets the attention of the guard on purpose to get them to chase him and the other thugs, then leads them to the cliff. By doing this we was able to get the other two arrested and make off with the crown.
Flynn Rider gets the attention of the guard on purpose to get them to chase him and the other thugs, then leads them to the cliff. By doing this we was able to get the other two arrested and make off with the crown.

When Rapunzel leans over Flynn at the very end, she moves to brush her hair back out of her face...

Eugene tells us from the beginning of the movie that he will not die.

1 - When Flynn Rider gets stabbed, there was no blood on knife because it would loose its PG rating.
When Flynn Rider gets stabbed, there was no blood on knife because it would loose its PG rating.

Rapunzel apparently is the most realistic princess: She has buck teeth and a lazy eye, as seen in her reflection when she realizes who she is

1 - When Rapunzel looks at a Word Map, the name Brasil (with S, as in Portuguese) is written with a long S (s) instead a short S (s), so the movie probably is set before the 19th century.
When Rapunzel looks at a Word Map, the name Brasil (with S, as in Portuguese) is written with a long S (s) instead a short S (s), so the movie probably is set before the 19th century.

Mother Gothel's dress is red with a blueish/black cloak in the entire movie except for the first time we see her in the movie.

Tangled poster
Tangled poster

Tangled Plot

The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Tangled. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Director Nathan Greno
Stars Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman
IMDB score 7.7