The Book of Life

The Book of Life (2014)

A blast of fun.

  • Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 2014-10-01
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 2492 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Reel FX Creative Studios
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez
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The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

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  • Diego Luna

    as Manolo (voice)
  • Channing Tatum

    as Joaquin (voice)
  • Zoe Saldaña

    as Maria (voice)
  • Christina Applegate

    as Mary Beth (voice)
  • Eugenio Derbez

    as Chato (voice)
  • Cheech Marin

    as Pancho Rodriguez (voice)
  • Gabriel Iglesias

    as Pepe Rodriguez (voice)
  • Ron Perlman

    as Xibalba (voice)
  • Kate del Castillo

    as La Muerte (voice)
  • Ana de la Reguera

    as Carmen Sánchez (voice)
  • Dan Navarro

    as Chakal (voice)
  • Ice Cube

    as Candle Maker (voice)
  • Héctor Elizondo

    as Carlos Sanchez (voice)
  • Danny Trejo

    as Skeleton Luis (voice)
  • Carlos Alazraqui

    as General Posada / Dali / Chuy (voice)
  • Emil-Bastien Bouffard

    as Young Manolo (voice)
  • Elijah Rodriguez

    as Young Joaquin
  • Genesis Ochoa

    as Young Maria (voice)
  • Plácido Domingo

    as Skeleton Jorge (voice)
  • Grey DeLisle

    as Grandmother (voice) (as Grey Griffin)
  • Trey Bumpass

    as Goth Kid / Orphan
  • Miguel Sandoval

    as Land of the Remembered Captain (voice)
  • Ben Gleib

    as Goya / Dali (voice)
  • Ricardo El Mandril Sanchez

    as Pablo Rodriguez (voice)
  • Ishan Sharma

    as Sanjay
  • Jorge R. Gutierrez

    as Skeleton Carmelo (voice)
  • Anjelah Johnson-Reyes

    as Adelita / Nina (voice)
  • Kennedy Peil

    as Sasha (voice)
  • Sandra Equihua

    as Scardelita (voice)
  • Callahan Clark

    as Jane (voice)
  • Gunnar Sizemore

    as Ignacio (voice)
  • Angélica María

    as Sister Ana (voice)
  • Eric Bauza

    as Father Domingo / Cave Guardian (voice)
  • Aron Warner

    as Thomas (voice)
  • Sandra Echeverría

    as Claudia (voice)
  • Tonita Castro

    as La Muerte as Old Woman (voice)
  • Troy Evans

    as Old Man Hemingway (voice)
  • Guillermo del Toro

    as Land of the Remembered Captain's Wife (voice)
  • Brad Booker

    as Conductor (voice)
  • Rosemary Alexander

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Steve Alterman

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Eva Bella

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Madison Carlon

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Vicki Davis

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Moosie Drier

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Cullen McCarthy

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • David Michie

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Michelle Moores

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Jonathan Nichols

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Al Rodrigo

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Marcelo Tubert

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Lynnanne Zager

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Ruth Zalduondo

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Newell Alexander

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Jose Alvarez

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • David Cowgill

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Elisa Gabrielli

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Richard Miro

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Arthur Ortiz

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Nathaniel Semsen

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Joe Matthews

    as Young Manolo (singer)
Sound Mark A. Mangini Additional Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gustavo Santaolalla Original Music Composer
Sound Scott Martin Gershin Supervising Sound Editor
Production Aron Warner Executive Producer
Sound Jeff Carson Music Editor
Production Guillermo del Toro Producer
Production Christian Kaplan Casting
Writing Doug Langdale Writer
Crew Jonas Thaler Post Production Supervisor
Production Cary Granat Executive Producer
Visual Effects Pete Paquette Animation
Sound Rick Giovinazzo Orchestrator
Sound Beau Borders Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Travis Koller Visual Development
Visual Effects Bryan Gregg LaShelle Visual Development
Sound Andy Koyama Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Germaine Franco Additional Music
Sound Germaine Franco Orchestrator
Sound Christopher T. Welch ADR Editor
Directing Jorge R. Gutierrez Director
Writing Jorge R. Gutierrez Writer
Crew Jorge R. Gutierrez Additional Music
Sound Jorge R. Gutierrez Playback Singer
Visual Effects Jorge R. Gutierrez Character Designer
Lighting Esther Parobek Lighting Artist
Sound James McWilliam Orchestrator
Sound Dan O'Connell Foley
Production Lara Blasingame Production Accountant
Sound Tim Walston Sound Designer
Sound Julie Feiner ADR Editor
Sound John T. Cucci Foley
Art Tod Polson Conceptual Design
Sound Peter Zinda Sound Effects Editor
Sound Stephen P. Robinson Sound Designer
Sound Scott Wolf Sound Effects Editor
Production Pete Herzog Executive Producer
Sound Charles Martin Inouye Music Editor
Sound Jessie Pariseau First Assistant Sound Editor
Visual Effects Elise Hatheway Visual Development
Visual Effects Andy Bialk Character Designer
Visual Effects Andy Hass Animation
Lighting Billy Burson III Lighting Artist
Lighting Michael Cacciamani Lighting Artist
Lighting Tyler DeLisle Lighting Artist
Visual Effects Shaun Freeman Animation
Crew Louis Jones Supervising Animator
Visual Effects Jess Morris Lead Animator
Visual Effects Robert Fox Animation
Crew Bill Haller Supervising Animator
Crew Devin Roth Score Engineer
Visual Effects Dixie Pizani Animation
Visual Effects Travis Tohill Animation
Visual Effects Kathy Zielinski Animation
Visual Effects Vitor Vilela Lead Animator
Editing Joseph R. Thygesen Associate Editor
Visual Effects Steve Cunningham Animation
Visual Effects Morgan R. Kelly Animation
Sound John Houlihan Music Supervisor
Visual Effects Emilie Goulet Animation
Visual Effects Chris Street Animation
Sound Casey Stone Scoring Mixer
Editing Steven Liu Additional Editing
Sound Michael Miller ADR & Dubbing
Sound Blake Collins Foley
Sound Masanobu 'Tomi' Tomita Sound Effects Editor
Sound James Ashwill Foley
Production Paul Ohrt Executive In Charge Of Production
Editing Zara Park Digital Intermediate
Sound Tim Davies Conductor
Production Jasmine Johnson Production Manager
Sound David Arch Musician
Visual Effects Anthony Fung VFX Artist
Production Chris DiGiovanni Associate Producer
Sound Mark Berrow Musician
Sound Steve Mair Musician
Visual Effects Tom Caulfield Character Designer
Visual Effects Augusto Schillaci VFX Supervisor
Visual Effects Sylvain Deboissy Character Designer
Sound Susie Bench Orchestrator
Sound Carlos Sotolongo ADR & Dubbing
Production Brad Booker Producer
Editing Ahren Shaw Editor
Art Simon Valdimir Varela Production Design
Art Rustam Hasanov Conceptual Design
Visual Effects Rustam Hasanov Visual Development
Production Micah Dahlberg Casting Associate
Production Geoffrey Stott Co-Producer
Production Heather M. Drummons Associate Producer
Editing Amy Grieshaber Associate Editor
Visual Effects Brad Faucheux Animation
Sound Rachel Bolt Musician
Sound Roger Linley Musician
Editing Johnson Cheng Assistant Editor
Visual Effects Andrew Ford Animation
Visual Effects Jackie Koehler Lead Animator
Sound Nicholas Bucknall Musician
Visual Effects Sing Khamnouane Modeling
Sound Roy Latham ADR & Dubbing
Sound Frank Pittenger Sound Recordist
Visual Effects Manuel Almela Animation
Visual Effects N. Joseph Burnette VFX Artist
Visual Effects Sandra Equihua Character Designer
Lighting Thomas DesJardins Lighting Artist
Visual Effects David B. Vallone Animation
Camera Kevin Estrada Still Photographer
Production Kathy Cavaiola Production Manager
Production Kathy Cavaiola Production Supervisor
Sound Roger Argente Musician
Crew Lori Williams Compositors
Production Katie Hasleham Production Manager
Crew Jake Albers Compositors
Production Aaron Berger Producer
Production Greg Lyons Associate Producer
Production Chuck Peil Executive Producer
Production Carina Schulze Producer
Production Matthew Teevan Co-Producer
Art Paul Sullivan Production Design
Art Paul Sullivan Art Direction
Crew William G. Parker Additional Music
Visual Effects Alexandre F. Kümpel Animation
Visual Effects Angelo Sta. Catalina Animation
Visual Effects Derek Esparza Animation
Visual Effects Don Dixon Animation
Visual Effects Dorian Soto Animation
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Visual Effects Monica Aston Animation
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Visual Effects Ray Chase Animation
Visual Effects Robert Lazzarini Animation
Visual Effects Travis Simon Animation
Visual Effects Wing Ni Chung Animation
Visual Effects Allison Harbin Animation Department Coordinator
Visual Effects Lea Kocurek Animation Production Assistant
Art David Mouser Art Department Coordinator
Editing Ian McNeny Assistant Editor
Crew Glo Minaya CG Supervisor
Crew Mike Fortner CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Carlos Luzzi Character Designer
Directing Tiffany Renee Shreve Continuity
Editing Craig Price Digital Intermediate
Editing Lilly Sechrist Editorial Coordinator
Editing Todd Zongker First Assistant Editor
Sound John Guentner Foley
Directing Lorenzo Russell Bambino Layout
Visual Effects Byron Slaybaugh Lead Animator
Visual Effects Eric Burnett Lead Animator
Visual Effects Eric Drobile Lead Animator
Visual Effects Ernesto Bottger Lead Animator
Visual Effects Jason Petrocelli Lead Animator
Lighting Alberto Beguerie Lighting Artist
Lighting Daniel Guindi Lighting Artist
Lighting Ed Whetstone Lighting Artist
Lighting Garrett Moring Lighting Artist
Lighting Kathleen Tran Lighting Artist
Lighting Keaton Kramer Lighting Artist
Crew Kevin Lu Compositors
Lighting Nicholas Naugle Lighting Artist
Lighting Nick Shirsty Lighting Artist
Lighting Peter McCord Lighting Artist
Lighting Randall Manning Lighting Artist
Lighting Robyn Ducharme Lighting Artist
Visual Effects Connor McCampbell Modeling
Visual Effects Elias Glasch Modeling
Visual Effects Lino Cristofaro Modeling
Visual Effects Liz Paradis Modeling
Visual Effects Ryan Trammell Modeling
Visual Effects Tom M. Jordan Modeling
Sound Chris Garrick Musician
Sound Julia Zuzanna Sokolowska Orchestrator
Sound Ryan Humphrey Orchestrator
Production Andrew McTighe Production Coordinator
Production Bridget Kieffer Production Coordinator
Production Kyle Lawson Production Coordinator
Production Rob Thomson Production Coordinator
Lighting Eric Baker Rigging Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Sean Ryan McEwan Set Dressing Artist
Sound Jesse Johnstone Sound Recordist
Sound Andy King Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Erich Turner Special Effects Supervisor
Crew T.J. Callaway Temp Sound Editor
Visual Effects Chas Naylor VFX Artist
Visual Effects Chris Rasch VFX Artist
Visual Effects Connon Carey VFX Artist
Visual Effects Ehsan Parizi VFX Artist
Visual Effects Jake Rusch VFX Artist
Visual Effects Nick Ilyin VFX Artist
Visual Effects Shu Liu VFX Artist
Visual Effects Will Nicholson VFX Artist
Visual Effects Alison Donato Visual Development
Visual Effects Dustin D'Arnault Visual Development
Visual Effects Frederick J. Gardner III Visual Development
Visual Effects Jordan Lamarre-Wan Visual Development
Visual Effects Sarah Marino Visual Development
Visual Effects Shane Richardson Visual Development
Visual Effects Yashar Kassai Visual Development
Visual Effects William Scott McCullough Visual Effects
Visual Effects Ellyn Klein Golub Visual Effects Coordinator