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: $807,082,196
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
The counter when Hector goes through the gate reads 1138 - a number that comes up many times in the Star Wars universe and George Lucas's movie THX1138. See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more
[Abuelita has just destroyed Miguel's guitar in front of the Rivera family. Miguel is in tears
[smiling; lifting her hand to touch Miguel's cheek
Aw, it's okay. You can weep with your family.
[slapping her hand away; angrily and tearfully
I *DON'T* want to be part of *this family* anymore!
[Miguel runs away
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
Hoy No Fío, Mañana Sí
Written by Camilo Lara
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
(as Mexican Institute of Sound)
Courtesy of Camilo Lara See more