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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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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:

$138,527,293, 12 December 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$390,018,962, 10 December 2017
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Trivia

Miguel's last name, Rivera, is a reference to film producer Jonas Rivera, who has worked with Pixar Animation Studios since 1994 and produced two of their films: Up (2009) and Inside Out (2015). 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

At the end of the closing credits, there is an ofrenda to the deceased people who inspired the filmmakers of Coco, in the form of a mosaic made from photographs. See more »


Soundtracks

Jálale
Written by Camilo Lara, Holger Brier, and Pat Beier
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
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Masterpiece!
1 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Pixar and Disney, managed to cover in the most masterful way the Mexican custom of the Day of the Dead, a cinematic experience that the world deserves to see to better understand one of the most famous Mexican traditions of this planet. This film is an offering to the Mexican people and a sort of reconciliation between Mexico and the United States.


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