The Grand Celebration
Disney and Pixar’s beloved masterpiece, Coco, is making a triumphant return to theaters from September 15 to September 28, all in celebration of Disney’s remarkable 100th anniversary. This enchanting film, celebrated for its vibrant depiction of Mexican culture, previously took the box office by storm, amassing a staggering $814.3 million in global revenue. Coco’s excellence was further validated with a collection of awards, including two prestigious Academy Awards. Now, it joins a lineup of classic Disney films set to grace the silver screen once more as part of the Disney 100 festivities.
In a magnificent tribute to Disney’s century of storytelling, the Academy Award-winning film Coco is gracing theaters once more, captivating audiences from September 15 to September 28. This announcement, originally heralded by Fandango earlier this year, was accompanied by news of other iconic Disney films such as Toy Story and The Incredibles returning to cinemas. Pixar’s official Twitter account unveiled an updated poster adorned with the Disney 100 emblem, signifying that tickets are now available for this limited engagement.
Directed by the gifted Lee Unkrich and featuring the voices of Anthony Gonzalez and Gael García Bernal, Coco was a sensational hit for Disney, accumulating a staggering $814.3 million in global box office revenue. The narrative unfolds against the vibrant backdrop of the Day of the Dead, revolving around 12-year-old Miguel (portrayed by Gonzalez), a young boy deeply passionate about music. However, Miguel’s family vehemently opposes music, convinced that their ancestor Héctor (brought to life by García Bernal) abandoned his kin due to his musical pursuits. Fueled by determination to prove his family wrong, Miguel embarks on a quest for answers, inadvertently finding himself in the mystical Land of the Dead. In this otherworldly realm, Miguel encounters his ancestors, racing against time to return home before he vanishes from existence, along with Héctor. Miguel also aspires to unravel the mysteries surrounding Ernesto de la Cruz, portrayed by Benjamin Bratt, a renowned musician with enigmatic ties to Héctor’s past. Along this remarkable journey, secrets are unveiled, endowing Miguel with a profound appreciation for his place within his family’s illustrious legacy.
A Heartfelt Tribute to Mexican Culture
Coco garnered widespread acclaim from critics and fans alike for its authentic portrayal of Mexican culture and its meticulous attention to detail in crafting Miguel’s captivating world, both in the realm of the living and the ethereal Land of the Dead. In Mexico, the film achieved the remarkable feat of having the biggest opening weekend for an original animated film, an accolade truly befitting its cultural homage. As Coco returns to theaters, fans eagerly anticipate whether screenings of the Spanish-language version of the film will also be available. This cinematic gem clinched numerous awards, including an impressive 11 out of 13 Annie Awards nominations, a prestigious Golden Globe, and not one, but two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and the soul-stirring Best Original Song, “Remember Me,” composed by the talented husband-and-wife duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
Not the Sole Opportunity to Relive Disney Classics
In the jubilant spirit of Disney’s centennial celebration, a total of eight beloved movies were announced to grace theaters from July through October. Alongside Coco, audiences had the privilege of reliving the magic of Toy Story and The Incredibles. Other classics like Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Frozen, and Beauty and the Beast have already had their cinematic reprises. Yet, there’s more enchantment to come, with The Lion King returning to theaters from September 29 to October 12, followed by Moana’s revival from October 13 to 26.
Coco’s enchantment will once again grace the silver screen for a limited time, beckoning audiences to immerse themselves in its mesmerizing world from September 15 to September 28. Don’t miss this chance to embark on a heartfelt journey celebrating family, music, and the rich tapestry of Mexican culture.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Disney 100th anniversary celebration
What is the release date for Coco’s return to theaters?
Coco will be back in theaters for a limited run from September 15 to September 28, celebrating Disney’s 100th anniversary.
How much did Coco gross at the box office during its initial release?
Coco was a massive success, grossing an impressive $814.3 million worldwide during its initial run.
What awards did Coco win?
Coco received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, one for Best Animated Feature and another for the Best Original Song, “Remember Me.” It also won 11 out of 13 Annie Awards nominations and a Golden Globe.
Is there a Spanish-language version of Coco available during this re-release?
It’s currently unclear whether there will be screenings for the Spanish-language version of Coco during its return to theaters.
Are there other classic Disney films returning to theaters for Disney’s 100th anniversary celebration?
Yes, in addition to Coco, several other beloved Disney classics like Toy Story, The Incredibles, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Moana are returning to theaters as part of Disney’s centennial celebration.