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
21 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: $198,161,978, 15 January 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $390,018,962, 10 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Many references to famous Mexican people appear in the film, including Frida Kahlo, Pedro Infante, Cantinflas, El Santo, María Félix, Emiliano Zapata, and Jorge Negrete. See more
[to Mama Imelda; about Hector
He was trying to take me home.
He left us!
Yes, but he was going to come back to you, but Ernesto De La Cruz poisoned him!
[the Rivera family gasps
It is true.
[Hector suddenly shudders; meaning he is being forgotten
Please... you must help me! It's Coco!
[realizing what's happening; shocked
She's forgetting you!
[to the Rivera family
Look, what I'm trying to say is... is that although you may never forgive him, you should NEVER forget him!
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
Remember Me (Duo)
Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez
, Robert Lopez
, and Germaine Franco
Performed by Miguel
featuring Natalia Lafourcade See more