Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Written by
The celebration of a lifetime
21 November 2017 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Untitled Dia de los Muertos Project
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Opening Weekend USA: $50,802,605,
26 November 2017, Wide Release
Gross USA: $117,205,690, 7 December 2017
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $282,369,939, 3 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
This film would be Disney's second depiction or reference to the Mexican tradition of Dia de Muertos, sometimes referred to as "Dia de los Muertos". The Lizzie McGuire
(2001) episode Lizzie McGuire: Night of the Day of the Dead
(2001) featured Miranda Sanchez's parents giving Lizzie a brief explanation of the traditions. See more
What are you doing?
I'm walking like a skeleton.
No, skeletons don't walk like that.
That's how *you* walk.
No, I don't.
At the end of the closing credits, there is an ofrenda to the deceased people who inspired the filmmakers of Coco, in the form of a mosaic made from photographs. See more