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 Land of the Dead is shown to use a lot of antiquated technology -- for example, an 80s MacIntosh computer and walkie-talkie radios. This is fitting, as that technology is obsolete and so in a sense dead. See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. 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.
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
The World Es Mi Familia
Music by Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Anthony Gonzalez
and Antonio Sol See more