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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Film website, Collider, considers the first half-hour of the movie to be a mix of The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Back to the Future (1985). See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more
[the Rivera family spots Mamá Imelda at the desk of a Family Reunion agent
I demand to speak to the person in charge.
Sorry, señora it says here no one put up your photo.
My family always, ALWAYS puts my photo on the ofrenda
[pulls off her shoe and begins beating the computer
That devil box tells you nothing but lies.
[Approaches with fear
Oh, mi familia! They wouldn't let me cross the bridge.
[Puts her shoe back on
Tell this woman and her devil box that my photo is on the ofrenda.
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
References The Shining
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