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Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

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Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina (co-director)

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Lee Unkrich (original story by), Jason Katz (original story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Gonzalez ... Miguel (voice)
Gael García Bernal ... Héctor (voice)
Benjamin Bratt ... Ernesto de la Cruz (voice)
Alanna Ubach ... Mamá Imelda (voice)
Renee Victor ... Abuelita (voice) (as Renée Victor)
Jaime Camil ... Papá (voice)
Alfonso Arau ... Papá Julio (voice)
Herbert Siguenza ... Tío Oscar / Tío Felipe (voice)
Gabriel Iglesias ... Clerk (voice)
Lombardo Boyar ... Plaza Mariachi / Gustavo (voice)
Ana Ofelia Murguía Ana Ofelia Murguía ... Mamá Coco (voice)
Natalia Cordova-Buckley ... Frida Kahlo (voice)
Selene Luna Selene Luna ... Tía Rosita (voice)
Edward James Olmos ... Chicharrón (voice)
Sofía Espinosa ... Mamá (voice)
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Storyline

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. Written by Disney/Pixar

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The celebration of a lifetime


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Dia de los Muertos Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

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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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Benjamin Bratt's 4th animated film. Previously he voiced Manny in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013), and El Macho in Despicable Me 2 (2013). See more »

Goofs

When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more »

Quotes

[Miguel is being chased by Mama Imelda]
Mamá Imelda: Miguel! I am trying to save your life!
Miguel: No, you're not! You are ruining my life!
Mamá Imelda: I am your family!
Miguel: But you will never understand what I want! You'll never will!
[Miguel turns to leave, but then he stops when he hears Mama Imelda singing a verse of "La Lorona"]
Miguel: [surprised] I thought you hated music.
Mamá Imelda: [smiling nostalgically] I LOVED it! I remember my husband would play music and we would sing a song together.
[stops smiling; calmly]
Mamá Imelda: But when we had Coco, and ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Spoofs The Flying Nun (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Proud Corazón
Music by Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Anthony Gonzalez
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8 May 2018 | by andreachaparraSee all my reviews

As a Mexican born child I cried when I saw this movie and my son who is American born with Mexican parents loves it too.. love to teach him about our roots


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