The Best Quotes From 'Coco'

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Movie fans everywhere have come together to vote on this list of the most memorable quotes from Pixar's hit animated film, Coco. This musical adventure tells the story of a young boy named Miguel who dreams of becoming a musician despite his family's generations-old ban on music. Along with his trusty canine companion, Dante, he embarks on a journey through the Land of the Dead to uncover the truth about his family and follow his passion for music.

As one would expect from any Pixar film, Coco is filled with heartwarming moments and poignant messages that resonate with audiences of all ages. From humorous one-liners to tear-jerking monologues, this movie has it all. The quotes on this list are not only well-written but also serve as powerful reminders of what makes life worth living.

Whether you're a die-hard fan or simply looking for some inspiration in your daily life, these Coco movie quotes are sure to make an impact. So sit back, relax and get ready to be transported into a world where anything is possible if you believe in yourself and follow your dreams.

Which quote from Coco do you think deserves to be at the top? Be sure to vote up your favorites on our ranked list.

  • Nothing's More Important Than Family
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    31 votes

    Nothing's More Important Than Family

    Miguel: We may have our differences, but nothing’s more important than family... I'm proud we're family! 

    Though Miguel and his family may have wildly different opinions about music, as Miguel notes in this Coco movie quote, they're a family, first and foremost. He's proud of his heritage, be it filled with musicians or not.

  • Welcome to the Land of Your Ancestors
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    10 votes

    Welcome to the Land of Your Ancestors

    Miguel: Great great grandfather, I want to be a musician just like you.
    Elderly Ghost: Alright, who’s in there?
    Miguel: I’m sorry.
    Arrival Agent: Welcome to the land of your ancestors!

    After Abuelita Elena destroys Miguel's guitar, he visits his great-great grandfather's mausoleum and begins to play the guitar displayed inside. But in a shocking series of events, this leads the very much alive Miguel to pass over into the Land of the Dead.

  • Tonight is About Family
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    12 votes

    Tonight is About Family

    Abuelita Elena: Día de Muertos has begun! It’s the one night of the year our ancestors can come visit us.
    Miguel: I thought it might have been one of those made up things.
    Abuelita Elena: Shhh!
    Miguel: I was just
    Abuelita Elena: Shhh!
    Miguel: But
    Abuelita Elena: Tonight is about family!

    On the Day of the Dead, Miguel's Abuelita Elena catches him damaging a photo on the family's ofrenda and yells at him because of it. While Miguel notes in these Coco movie quotes that he thought it all was made up, Abuelita Elena explains otherwise.

  • You're Alive!
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    11 votes

    You're Alive!

    Miguel: You're skeletons!
    Skeleton: You're alive!

    Still in shock from suddenly arriving in the Land of the Dead, Miguel is surprised to be among skeletons. As is evident in this Coco movie quote, the skeletons are equally as surprised to see a live human.

  • Pretty Much Everyone Gets Together
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    15 votes

    Pretty Much Everyone Gets Together

    Miguel: Every year, grandkids, cousins, pretty much everyone gets together, even great grandma Coco... I tell her pretty much everything... I used to run like this but now I run like this which is way faster! 

    In this Coco movie quote, Miguel explains a little bit about traditions for the Day of the Dead. Though his whole family arrives for the holiday, Miguel's favorite part is spending time with his great grandmother, Coco.

  • Never Name a Street Dog
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    11 votes

    Never Name a Street Dog

    Abuelita Elena: Go away, you! Go!
    Miguel: It’s just Dante.
    Abuelita Elena: Never name a street dog. They’ll follow you forever. Now, go get my shoe.

    As Miguel and his Abuelita Elena walk down the street, she shoos away his dog, Dante. While Elena has her thoughts on street dogs, and expresses them in these Coco movie quotes, Miguel loves Dante like he's family.