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?
As in most Pixar films the number "A113" (referencing the classroom at Cal. Arts where most animators have studied) appears on the door to the Customs office in the Land of The Dead. See more
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one. See more
[singing for Chicharrón
Well everyone knows Juanita / Her eyes each a different color / Her teeth stick out / and her chin goes in / and her...
Knuckles, they drag on the floor.
Those aren't the words!
There are children present.
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
Referenced in Inside Pixar
Hoy No Fío, Mañana Sí
Written by Camilo Lara
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
(as Mexican Institute of Sound)
Courtesy of Camilo Lara See more