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.

  1. Lee Unkrich

    Director, Story

  2. Adrian Molina

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Matthew Aldrich

    Screenplay, Story

  4. Jason Katz


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anthony Gonzalez

    Anthony Gonzalez

    Miguel Rivera (voice)

  2. Gael García Bernal

    Gael García Bernal

    Héctor (voice)

  3. Benjamin Bratt

    Benjamin Bratt

    Ernesto de la Cruz (voice)

  4. Alanna Ubach

    Alanna Ubach

    Mamá Imelda Rivera (voice)

  5. Renée Victor

    Renée Victor

    Elena Rivera (voice)

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 22, 2017


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • February 27, 2018


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $175,000,000.00

Revenue $800,526,015.00



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