Pixar movies are always a must-see, and it’s rare to find one that won’t appeal to the whole family. And this Pixar mystery film could be one of the studio’s best films.
“Coco”, the 2019 masterpiece, follows Miguel, a young boy in Mexico who lives with a family of shoemakers and dreams of becoming a musician. The problem is, thanks to a betrayal in their family’s past, Miguel’s grandmother forbids it. Through a little magic, Coco suddenly finds himself in the Land of the Dead, where he meets his long-deceased idol, a famous guitarist named Ernesto de la Cruz. Unfortunately, thanks to a mystical curse, Miguel must return to the Land of the Living before sunrise or be stuck there forever. With Ernesto’s help, Miguel must awaken the magical musical spirit within him and return home, while trying to uncover the mystery of his family’s secret past.
Much like the great Pixar, the adventure is full of emotion, heart and soul, as most films have no equal. His messages of love, acceptance and family that are sure to strike a chord. This might be the best movie on this list, and if you’re looking for a family mystery, it doesn’t get much better than “Coco”.