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Coco (2017)


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Critic Consensus: Coco's rich visual pleasures are matched by a thoughtful narrative that takes a family-friendly -- and deeply affecting -- approach to questions of culture, family, life, and death.

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Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). 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 (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.


Benjamin Bratt
as Ernesto de la Cruz
Alanna Ubach
as Mamá Imelda
Renée Victor
as Abuelita
Edward James Olmos
as Chicharrón
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Critic Reviews for Coco

All Critics (73) | Top Critics (24)

Coco gets better as it goes, growing into something stranger and more resonant than its boy's-adventure setup suggests.

November 21, 2017 | Full Review…

Coco may not represent Disney/Pixar at its pinnacle but it's close enough to the top to warrant consideration as the best computer-drawn film of 2017.

November 21, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

"Coco" uses the vibrant colors and style of the holiday to spin an imaginative tale rich in tradition and culture, while beautifully celebrating family.

November 21, 2017 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

"Coco" may not reach the Pixar heights, but there's an upside to its narrative density and elaborations: Since the movie's beautiful, a second viewing will not be difficult.

November 21, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

This love letter to Mexican traditions and Latino arts is welcome, innovative in using bits of Spanish without subtitles and, frankly, overdue.

November 21, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

In general Coco is the kind of first-rate technical production you expect from Pixar. On the other hand, it often feels more frantic than exciting, and it counts on moments of humor that often do not materialize.

November 21, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Coco

Compared to Pixar's previous original installment, Inside Out, this one's attempt to win best film of the year is extremely slim due to its huge difficulty attempting to keep up the hype from the get-go. While Inside Out may seem to be on something to win best film of the year and it literally worked, Coco, on the other hand, may seem to follow the same tracks that Inside Out went but it just can't find itself to win best film of the year. Although it won't win best film of the year in my opinion, Coco is definitely a solid film that definitely proves that Pixar is still the king of animation movies since the release of their first feature film, Toy Story, and no other animation studio can overtake the throne. If you can still find a way to ask them to see this movie, please do so right away because Coco is definitely worth watching since it's Pixar after all.

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