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?
Miguel is similar to Lewis Robinson from Meet The Robinsons (2007). Both are kid protagonists of a Disney movie. Both are hoping to accomplish something (Finding his birth mother in Lewis's case, and being a musician in Miguel's case). Both characters go to a strange world with their family (Lewis going to the future, and Miguel going to the Land Of The Dead), And both characters' family name starts with R. (Robinson being Lewis's family name, and Rivera being Miguel's family name). 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
This isn't a dream, then - you're all really out there.
You thought we weren't?
Well, I don't know - I thought it might have been one of those made-up things adults tell kids! Like vitamins.
Miguel, vitamins are a real thing!
Well, now I'm thinking maybe they could be.
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