Coco

NZ release: 13 July 2023

Rated on: 13 July 2023

Coco

What’s it about?

Miguel longs to become a musician, but his family forbids it. After a series of events, he finds himself in the Land of the Dead, where he teams up with Hector to uncover the truth about his family's past.

The facts

  • Te Reo Māori version of Pixar's Oscar-winning family film Coco
  • Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and Adrian Molina
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • Animated film by animation house Pixar (Inside Out, Soul, Luca)

Why did it get this rating?

This film was cross-rated by the Film and Video Labelling Body. You can find out more about cross-rating here.

Frightening imagery

The film contains some images that may frighten young children such as skeletons falling apart and reassembling. Many of the scary moments are done in a humorous way.

There is a large spirit guide animal, Pepita, which is an alebrije that looks like a cross between a giant cat and an eagle with a lizard-like tail. This creature is large and intimidating. We see it growling and pouncing and its roar may startle younger viewers.

We see a character die by poisoning. We also see a young character thrown off a high cliff. These scenes may be shocking and frightening for younger viewers.

Violence

There are moments of violence, such as a character being crushed by a bell twice. A character intentionally smashes Miguel's guitar in a heated argument.

Further information

Recent featured decisions

03 May 2024

Violence, cruelty and content that may disturb

Furiosa tries to get back home after her life is upended by the nomadic warlord Dementus.

Read more

02 May 2024

Sexual themes, offensive language

Based on the contemporary love story of the same name, The Idea of You centres on Solène (Anne Hathaway), a 40 year old single mom who begins an unexpected romance with 24 year old Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine), the lead singer of August Moon, the hottest boy band on the planet.

Read more