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 opening number Frida Kahlo stages for Ernesto's show with multiple Fridas crawling out of a papaya is an allusion to two of her paintings: "Still Life, Round" features a papaya in the centre while in "Last Supper", multiple self portraits of ... ...
Miguel, I give you my blessing, to go home and...
Miguel: ... to forget about music?
Mamá Imelda: ...And never forget how much your family cares for you.
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)