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: $209,690,073, 18 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?
Among the main cast Gael García Bernal is the only actor to voice his character in both English and Spanish versions of the movie, even though most of the actors are Latino. 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
[singing for Chicharrón
Well everyone knows Juanita / Her eyes each a different color / Her teeth stick out / and her chin goes in / and her...
Knuckles, they drag on the floor.
Those aren't the words!
There are children present.
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
Referenced in Inside Pixar
Written by Camilo Lara
, Holger Beier, and Pat Beier
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
(as Mexican Institute of Sound)
Courtesy of Camilo Lara - Yebo Music LLC See more