• Coco (2017)

Coco

Release Date: November 22nd, 2017

DVD Release Date: February 27th, 2018

PG |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young 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. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Jaime Camil, Alfonso Arau, Sofía Espinosa, Selene Luna

Director: Lee Unkrich

Genres: Adventure , Animated , Comedy , Music , Children

Production Co: Pixar Animation Studios

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Pursuit, Growing up, Love, Gripping

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Sam AdamsSlate

    The movie slips into a familiar rut and the scenery fades into the background. show more

  • 100
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    At every imaginative juncture, the filmmakers (the screenplay is credited to Pixar veteran Molina and Matthew Aldrich) create a richly woven tapestry of comprehensively researched storytelling, fully dimensional characters, clever touches both tender and amusingly macabre, and vivid, beautifully textured visuals. show more

  • 60
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    In its zeal to pay proper respect to Mexican traditions and to avoid any hint of appropriation, Coco fails to give as much attention to its perfunctory characters or mediocre plotting, resulting in a family film which is reverent rather than inspired. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Music (Original Song)
Winner Animated Feature Film
Winner Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Winner Best Animated Feature Film