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Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miguel (voice)
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Héctor (voice)
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Mamá Imelda (voice)
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Abuelita (voice) (as Renée Victor)
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Papá (voice)
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Papá Julio (voice)
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Clerk (voice)
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Ana Ofelia Murguía ...
Mamá Coco (voice)
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Frida Kahlo (voice)
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Tía Rosita (voice)
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Chicharrón (voice)
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Mamá (voice)
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Storyline

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 Disney/Pixar

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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 November 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Dia de los Muertos Project  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,802,605, 26 November 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$140,785,896, 14 December 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$390,018,962, 10 December 2017
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Trivia

According to the film's co-director and screenwriter Adrian Molina, the idea of Miguel watching the films of Ernesto de la Cruz on videotapes to, among many things, learn how to play the guitar as well as de la Cruz and idolize his role model is based on Molina's own childhood in the 1990s, where he recorded the new episodes and reruns of The Wonderful World of Disney television program on ABC, CBS, and The Disney Channel on videotape and from watching them, yearned for a better life. See more »

Quotes

Mamá Imelda: [seeing Miguel in the Land of the Dead; surprised] Miguel?
Miguel: Mama Imelda?
Mamá Imelda: [puts her hands on her hips; suspiciously to the rest of the Rivera family] WHAT is going on?
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Crazy Credits

The Santa Cecilia cemetery is featured in the background of the Walt Disney Pictures logo. In addition, the abridged orchestral version of the song "When You Wish Upon a Star", which is used as the music for the studio logo, is played in the Mexican mariachi style. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Inside Pixar (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Everyone Knows Juanita
Music by Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Gael García Bernal
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Shocked!
1 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

I knew absolutely nothing about this movie walking in, the only reason I was there was to take my daughter to see it is strictly because my wife said there was a short Frozen film that played along with the movie and my daughter just so happens to be the biggest Frozen fan on the face of the planet.

Not only was I surprised by Coco, it might be the most in depth best story line I've ever seen in an animated movie. It was also educational and shed an entirely new light on the background of the Mexican holiday Dia De Los Muertos.

Wonderful movie, can't say enough good things about it!


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