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: $806,971,461, 8 July 2018
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Since Ernesto De La Cruz had such a large impact on Miguel, he named the stray dog "Dante" after a horse in one of De La Cruz's movies. This movie can be seen and heard projected at De La Cruz's house party. See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. 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.
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
Referenced in Inside Pixar
Performed by Alanna Ubach
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