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: $209,686,771, 17 April 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $794,830,552, 16 April 2018
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
The 4th Pixar film to win 2 Oscars, after The Incredibles (2004), Up (2009), and Toy Story 3 (2010). See more
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
[Mamá Imelda has just taken Héctor's protrait from De La Cruz and is about to give Miguel her blessing to send him back home
Miguel, I give you my blessing, to go home and...
... to forget about music?
[Mamá Imelda looks at Héctor and smiles
...And never forget how much your family cares for you.
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