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, Wide Release
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 stray dog's name, Dante, is a reference to Italian 13th-century author Dante Alighieri. In his most important work, the Divine Comedy, the main character (a depiction of Dante himself) travels to Hell, Purgatory and Heaven. See more
When Miguel's abuelita catches him in the plaza with the Mariachi, Miguel pushes the guitar back. The Mariachi puts his hands up to keep his sombrero on and between shots, the guitar flips over in his lap. In one shot, the neck is on the Mariachi's right hand--the position Miguel, facing opposite, was holding it in--and in the next, the neck is on the Mariachi's left hand, as if the Mariachi was about to play it. See more
[Abuelita has just destroyed Miguel's guitar in front of the Rivera family. Miguel is in tears
[smiling; lifting her hand to touch Miguel's cheek
Aw, it's okay. You can weep with your family.
[slapping her hand away; angrily and tearfully
I *DON'T* want to be part of *this family* anymore!
[Miguel runs away
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
Written by Camilo Lara
, Holger Beier, and Pat Beier
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
(as Mexican Institute of Sound)
Courtesy of Camilo Lara - Yebo Music LLC See more