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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STUDIO TRADEMARK: The Pizza Planet truck, which has appeared in every Pixar movie, can be seen driving past the Rivera Shoe Shop while Elena (Miguel's grandmother) explains the "No Music" rule to Miguel. See more
When Miguel's abuelita catches him in the plaza with the Mariachi, Miguel pushes the guitar back. The Mariachi puts his hands up to keep his sombrero on and between shots, the guitar flips over in his lap. In one shot, the neck is on the Mariachi's right hand--the position Miguel, facing opposite, was holding it in--and in the next, the neck is on the Mariachi's left hand, as if the Mariachi was about to play it. See more
[after watching Chicharrón disappear
Wait... what happened?
He's been forgotten. When there's no one left in the living world who remembers you, you disappear from this world. We call it the Final Death.
Where did he go?
No one knows.
But I've met him! I could remember him when I go back.
No. It doesn't work like that, chamaco. Our memories, they have to be passed down by those who knew us in life - in the stories they tell about us. But there's no one left alive to pass down Cheech's ...
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
References The Shining
Music & Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez
and Robert Lopez
Produced by Germaine Franco
, Kristen Anderson-Lopez
& Robert Lopez
As Performed by Ernesto de la Cruz - Benjamin Bratt
As Performed by Héctor & Young Coco - Gael García Bernal
, Gabriella Flores & Libertad García Fonzi
As Performed by Miguel & Mamá Coco - Anthony Gonzalez
& Ana Ofelia Murguía See more