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?
The 4th Pixar film to win 2 Oscars, after The Incredibles (2004), Up (2009), and Toy Story 3 (2010). See more
The villain that tries to poison De la Cruz in his movie is called "Don Hidalgo". However, the honorific Don is used with first names, while Hidalgo is a last name. The right honorific would be Señor Hidalgo (or Don Hisfirstname). See more
[Miguel is being chased by Mama Imelda, and he goes through a door in the alleyway
I am trying to save your life!
You're ruining my life!
Music's the only way that makes me happy. And, you wanna take that away! You'll never understand!
[Miguel turns to leave, but then he stops when he hears Mama Imelda singing a verse of "La Llorona"
[questioned, turning back
I thought you hated music.
I LOVED it! I remember that my husband would play, and I loved to sing, ...
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
Featured in 75th Golden Globe Awards
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Music by Michael Giacchino
and Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Benjamin Bratt
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