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
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?
When Miguel is running to the plaza to shine shoes he passes some piñatas for sale. They include Woody and Buzz from Toy Story and Mike from Monsters, Inc. See more
When Miguel returns to the Land of the Living at sunrise, the doors to Ernesto's tomb are sitting open to allow him out, despite the fact that they were closed and locked earlier in the film. The guitar being on the floor proves that no one entered while Miguel was gone - otherwise, they would have returned it to its spot on the wall. 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.
After the end credits but before the above-mentioned mosaic comes on it reads: "Dia de Muertos is a Mexican heritage tradition with roots in indigenous culture. To learn more, visit your local library." See more
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