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
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: $209,721,671, 24 April 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $794,830,552, 16 April 2018
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
The film features Cheech Marin
's first voice-over role in a Pixar animated film outside of the Cars franchise. He has also done voice-over roles for two animated feature films for Walt Disney Feature Animation: Tito the Chihuahua in Oliver & Company
(1988) and Banzai the Hyena in The Lion King
(1994). See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more
Are those... Alebrijes?
Real Alebrijes. Spirit creatures.
They guide souls on their journey.
Watch your step - they make 'caquitas' everywhere.
On the opening Pixar logo, the last sound is muted. After the lamp stops moving as usual, a bell chiming is heard leading to the opening shot. See more
Much Needed Advice
Music by Michael Giacchino
and Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Benjamin Bratt
and Antonio Sol See more