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.Written by
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 Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more »
Mijo, I was so worried.
[Hugs Miguel, then looks to Héctor resentfully]
And you, how many times must I turn you away?
I want nothing to do with you! Not in life, not in death! I spent decades protecting my family from *your* mistakes. He spends five minutes with you, and I have to fish him out of a sinkhole!
I wasn't in there because of Héctor. He was in there because of me. He was just trying to get me home! I didn't want to listen, but he was right! Nothing is more important than family....
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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 »