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.
The celebration of a lifetime
22 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: $209,726,015
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $807,082,196
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
In active production between 2011 and 2017, it set the record for being the Pixar animated film with the longest production schedule. See more
Imelda refers to Miguel as her grandson instead of her great-great grandson. See more
[Miguel is being chased by Mama Imelda, and he goes through a door in the alleyway
I am trying to save your life!
You're ruining my life!
Music's the only way that makes me happy. And, you wanna take that away! You'll never understand!
[Miguel turns to leave, but then he stops when he hears Mama Imelda singing a verse of "La Llorona"
[questioned, turning back
I thought you hated music.
I LOVED it! I remember that my husband would play, and I loved to sing, ...
On the opening Pixar logo, the last sound is muted. After the lamp stops moving as usual, a bell chiming is heard leading to the opening shot. See more
Referenced in Inside Pixar
Music & Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez
and Robert Lopez
Produced by Germaine Franco
, Kristen Anderson-Lopez
& Robert Lopez
As Performed by Ernesto de la Cruz - Benjamin Bratt
As Performed by Héctor & Young Coco - Gael García Bernal
, Gabriella Flores & Libertad García Fonzi
As Performed by Miguel & Mamá Coco - Anthony Gonzalez
& Ana Ofelia Murguía See more