Hot off the film’s Golden Globe win, the Disney/PIXAR film “Coco” confirmed a home box-office release date this week. The animated-comedy tells the story of a 12-year-old aspiring musician’s extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. You can pre-order the version of your choice on retail sites ($19 on Amazon), the musical-adventure will release this February.
The film won the 2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Motion Picture, and dominated the domestic box office over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. “Coco” opened at number-one back in November, bringing in over $50M over the holiday weekend before making over $192M domestically. The film’s worldwide total reached over $591M while the film was in theaters. “Coco” quickly became the highest grossing film of all time in Mexico, and broke records in China as well.
“Coco” was almost a perfect blockbuster for Disney on the ratings scale, earning a 96% rating from critics and a 97% rating from audiences on Rotten Tomatoes. The film will release Digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD, as well as Movies Anywhere on February 13, 2018. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand versions of the film will release on on February 27, 2018.
“Coco” was directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina, working off an original story written by Lee Unkrich and Jason Katz. The animated-comedy features the voice talents of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, and Benjamin Bratt.
Disney’s next big release in theaters will be “Black Panther,” directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan, Angela Bassett, Martin Freeman, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. The highly-anticipated Marvel release will hit theaters on February 16, 2018. In March, Disney will release the studio’s “A Wrinkle in Time” adaptation. That film was directed by Ava DuVernay, working off a screenplay written by Jennifer Lee. The film itself is based on the novel written by Madeleine L’Engle, and features Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, Mindy Kaling, Rowan Blanchard, Levi Miller, Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, and Will McCormack.