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: $198,435,809, 16 January 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $390,018,962, 10 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
Dante is the second dog to play a major part in a Pixar film by accompanying the main protagonist on an adventure. The first was Dug from Up
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[to Héctor; after Miguel reveals that Héctor didn't abandoned her, but was killed while trying to come back to her and that Ernesto took Héctor's portrait
I will never forgive you...
But I will help you.
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
References Monsters, Inc.
Everyone Knows Juanita
Music by Germaine Franco
Lyrics by Adrian Molina
Performed by Gael García Bernal See more