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Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miguel (voice)
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Héctor (voice)
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Mamá Imelda (voice)
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Abuelita (voice) (as Renée Victor)
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Papá (voice)
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Papá Julio (voice)
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Clerk (voice)
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Ana Ofelia Murguía ...
Mamá Coco (voice)
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Frida Kahlo (voice)
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Tía Rosita (voice)
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Chicharrón (voice)
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Mamá (voice)
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Storyline

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 Disney/Pixar

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The celebration of a lifetime


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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 November 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Dia de los Muertos Project  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,802,605, 26 November 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$209,686,771, 17 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$794,830,552, 16 April 2018
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Trivia

Pixar's 2nd film to focus mostly on cast members with a specific ethnicity, in the case of this film being Mexican. The first one was Brave (2012), which focused mostly on actors with a Scottish background. See more »

Goofs

When Miguel brings his sharpie to paint the golden tooth in his handmade guitar, the detail is already painted, and even if he did it again on purpose, the second "coating" doesn't change the color or fix any flaws the first one might've had. See more »

Quotes

Miguel: [to Mamá Imelda; about Héctor] He was trying to take me home.
Mamá Imelda: He left us!
Miguel: Yes, but he was going to come back to you, but Ernesto De La Cruz poisoned him!
[the Rivera family gasps]
Héctor: [mournfully] It is true.
[Héctor suddenly shudders; meaning he is being forgotten]
Miguel: Héctor!
Héctor: Please... you must help me! It's Coco!
Mamá Imelda: [realizing what's happening; shocked] She's forgetting you!
Miguel: [to the Rivera family] Look, what I'm trying to say is... is that although you may never forgive him, you should NEVER forget him!
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Crazy Credits

The Walt Disney Pictures opening logo's music, the orchestral version of "When You Wish Upon a Star", is played in the Mexican mariachi style. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Inside Pixar (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Hoy No Fío, Mañana Sí
Written by Camilo Lara
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido (as Mexican Institute of Sound)
Courtesy of Camilo Lara
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Best Pixar movie yet
30 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Three words... WOW, what an amazing movie, the story starts getting better and better, such a beautiful story, with so much touching moments, amazing soundtrack, congratulations to pixar, total respect to you guys, Mexico is amazing!!! you learn so much about the Mexican culture, incredible.


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