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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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Get to know the talented young star of Pixar's latest movie about a 12-year-old, music-loving boy who makes an unforgettable journey to the Land of the Dead.

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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)
Herbert Siguenza ...
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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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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$198,816,300, 18 January 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$390,018,962, 10 December 2017
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Trivia

Pixar's 2nd film to focus mostly on cast members with a specific ethnicity, in the case of this film being Mexican. The first one was Brave (2012), which focused mostly on actors with a Scottish background. See more »

Quotes

Mamá Imelda: [smacks Ernesto] was for murdering the love of my life!
Héctor: [happy] I'm the love of your life?
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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 »

Connections

Spin-off Dante's Lunch (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Jálale
Written by Camilo Lara, Holger Brier, and Pat Beier
Performed by Instituto Mexicano de Sonido
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Average, the movie has its moments, but the story is chiché and predictable.
26 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I really liked to love Coco a little more, however it's pretty obvious that Pixar as a creative flair for histories that feed the imagination of adults and children seems like it's not the same anymore. Coco has the story as any animated film. Young has talent, but prevented by the family from pursuing such a dream, the story is chiche and can be perceived from miles away and anyone can guess the unfolding of the story throughout the film. Stories were Pixar's strengths, they were simple for kids to understand, but interesting for adults to watch and have fun. In other words, the stories could serve both age groups. Coco has such a chiché and predictable history that it hardly needs other visualizations. Well, just seeing the movie once is more than enough. Still, the characters are interestingly written, I particularly like Hector, and the interactions with Miguel are excellent, Ernesto de la Cruz is the typical usurper of the animated films that has existed for decades. But still Pixar was professional enough to maintain interest in this drama between Ernesto de la Cruz and Hector, despite the chiche story between these two, it was well held the relations between them during the scenes of the film.


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