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: $805,839,032, 20 May 2018
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
On January 7, 2018, this film won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, making it the 8th Pixar film to win this award, after Cars (2006), Ratatouille (2007), WALL-E (2008), Up (2009), Toy Story 3 (2010), Brave (2012), and Inside Out (2015). 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
Are those... Alebrijes?
Real Alebrijes. Spirit creatures.
They guide souls on their journey.
Watch your step - they make 'caquitas' everywhere.
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
The World Es Mi Familia
Music by Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Anthony Gonzalez
and Antonio Sol See more