PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
The first Alebrije to appear when Miguel first crosses the bridge is a large feathered serpent. This is possibly a nod to Quetzalcoatl (also known as Kukulkan or Q'uq'umatz), a prominent deity in several mesoamerican cultures. This deity had a temple built in his honor, El Castillo, located in the ancient city of Chichen Itza, which is one of the 8 wonders of the modern world, located in the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico. The step pyramid also resembles the structure that the creature lands on and that connects the marigold bridges.
Well everyone knows Juanita / Her eyes each a different color / Her teeth stick out / and her chin goes in / and her...
Héctor: ... knuckles, they drag on the floor.
Chicharrón: Those aren't the words!
Héctor: There are children present.
Héctor: Her hair is like a briar / She stands ...
When Pepita is walking towards Ernesto, her bottom left paw goes through her front left one.
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.
$50,802,605 (USA) (26 November 2017)
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