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 first Alebrije to appear when Miguel first crosses the bridge is a large feathered serpent. This is possibly a nod to Quetzalcoatl (also known as Kukulkan or Q'uq'umatz), a prominent deity in several mesoamerican cultures. This deity had a temple built in his honor, Chichen Itza, which is one of the 8 wonders of the modern world, located in the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico. The step pyramid also resembles the structure that the creature lands on and that connects the marigold bridges. See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more
[to Héctor; after Miguel reveals that Héctor didn't abandoned her, but was killed while trying to come back to her and that Ernesto took Héctor's portrait
I will never forgive you...
But I will help you.
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