Pixar’s Coco tops box office with $71.2 million debut

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“Coco” is an adventure of a young musician in the Land of the D**d.

This is the latest animation movie from Pixar Studios which topped the  box office over a five-day holiday with $71.2 million ticket sales, according to LA Times. The film tops the alliance of superheroes “Justice League” which landed in 2nd place with a $60 million. Taking third place was Julia Robert’s Wonder  with $22.3 million.

“Coco” has already set one box office record; becoming the highest-grossing movie in Mexico’s history after opening there four weeks ago ahead of the Día de los Muertos holiday.

According to Rotten Tomatoes, reviews were strong across the board and Coco earned a glowing A+ CinemaScore grade signaling a bright future ahead as the holidays get closer and closer and families continue to head out to the multiplexes for end-of-year entertainment.

The story revolves around twelve-year-old Miguel Rivera who dreamed of becoming a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. However, his family vehemently opposed Miguel’s musical aspirations.

Watch Coco’s movie trailer below.