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 fourth time in a Pixar film where John Ratzenberger voices a minor character with an accent after Ratatouille (2007), Brave (2012), and The Good Dinosaur (2015). See more
With Imelda's help, Miguel believes he can save Héctor from being forgotten by reclaiming his photo and taking it home with him -- despite agreeing to Imelda's "no music" condition, and knowing he cannot pass on any memories of Héctor himself. How was he planning on saving him when doing so required the task of rekindling Coco's memories, before the music ban was lifted? See more
What are you doing?
I'm walking like a skeleton.
No, skeletons don't walk like that.
That's how *you* walk.
No, I don't.
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
Written by Camilo Lara
, Holger Beier, and Pat Beier
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
(as Mexican Institute of Sound)
Courtesy of Camilo Lara - Yebo Music LLC See more