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Oscar Winning Pixar Film Returns to Theaters

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Pixar Animation Studios (both before and after owned by Disney) has created some of the most iconic and memorable films. In addition to classics such as Toy Story (1995), Finding Nemo (2003), and Inside Out (2015), more recent films such as Soul (2020), Luca (2021), and Turning Red (2022), have found their place in pop culture.

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As part of the Disney100 celebration, the Walt Disney Company is releasing multiple films back into theaters.

Coco Returns to Theaters

Starting today (September 15), Disney Pixar’s Coco returns to theaters in the U.S.

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The heartwarming story follows the extraordinary journey of 12-year-old Miguel as he pursues his love for music (an idea banned by his family) and the quest to find his great-great-grandfather. Taking place in Mexico during the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), Coco takes viewers into a surreal world of the afterlife as Miguel meets passed-away friends and family members while trying to uncover mysteries surrounding his own family.

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Miguel and Dante in Coco

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The original story focuses on multigenerational families, Mexican culture, and tradition.

Coco Returns to theaters

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The movie contains original songs such as “Remember Me”, “Un Poco Loco”, and “La Llorna.”

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The Award Winning Masterpiece

The animated film has won multiple Academy Awards, including Best Original Song for “Remember Me” and Best Animated Feature.

Coco

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The Disney Pixar movie also won 11 Annie Awards, a British Academy Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award. The National Board of Review also chose it as the Best Animated Film of 2017.

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The movie was directed by Lee Unkrich, who also co-directed Toy Story 2, Monster, Inc., and Finding Nemo and made his official directorial debut with Toy Story 3.

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It stars an all-Latino cast, including Anthony Gonzalez as Miguel, Gael Garcia Bernal as Hector, Benjamin Bratt as Ernesto de la Cruz, and Sofia Espinosa as Miguel’s mother.

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