United Kingdom: January 19 2018
United States: November 22 2017
Ranking: 98 out of 16,171 movies (up 121)
'Coco' tells the story of 12 year old Miguel, who lives with his family on a farm in rural Mexico. Miguel wants more than anything to learn how to play the guitar much to the annoyance of his family who believe music is a distraction. With this in mind, Miguel plays the instrument in hiding in the attic of his home where he has an altar to honour his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, a famous dead actor and musician. Miguel uses Ernesto?s music and performances to memorise chords and compose music. On the Day of the Dead, Miguel investigates an old family story which leads him to Ernesto?s mausoleum where he plays the artists famous guitar. Before long, Miguel finds himself trapped in the underworld with his best friend and dog: Dante. On his journey through the underworld, Miguel, with the help of his ancestors must help him escape. Not only does Miguel get an unforgettable adventure, but he manages to bring the whole family, dead and alive, together for one of the oldest and most important celebrations in Aztec country.