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
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?
Film website, Collider, considers the first half-hour of the movie to be a mix of The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Back to the Future (1985). See more
The villain that tries to poison De la Cruz in his movie is called "Don Hidalgo". However, the honorific Don is used with first names, while Hidalgo is a last name. The right honorific would be Señor Hidalgo (or Don Hisfirstname). See more
Are those... Alebrijes?
Real Alebrijes. Spirit creatures.
They guide souls on their journey.
Watch your step - they make 'caquitas' everywhere.
The Walt Disney Pictures opening logo's music, the orchestral version of "When You Wish Upon a Star", is played in the Mexican mariachi style. 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