I laughed,I cried "manly" tears! It warm my hearth it was perfect
May contain spoilers*
So the story begins whit bus full of kids on a trip to a Meuseom but instead of going to the actual exhibit they go to the MEXICO exhibit where the tour lady,tells them the story of the book of like while frist introducing xibabal and the lovely queen of the death herself catrina watching our main characters: "Maria,Joaquin" and "Manolo" as they played while the village was celebrating the "DIA de Los muertos" while they make a bet xibabal bets the Maria will marrie joaquin and catrina bets that she will marrie Manolo if xibabal wined he would rule the land of the "remeber" where all souls, have "FIESTAS!!" And she would rule the land of the "forgotten" where those who are not remebered
As that happens xibabal gives Joaquin a the "medal of everlasting life" whith it will protect him form harm shape shifted as an old man for a slice of bread being the son of one of the best soldiers in Mexico.as Catrina dose the same whit Manolo but he gives it to her out of kidness and blesses him. While his father tells him his mother it's there along whit there ancestor if he feels them.
The next day the trio of friends were playing while the general was try to recruit soldiers to defeat the king thief "EL CHAKAL!!!" Before that Manolo and Joaquin help a pig from getting buchard and sent them free causing havik in the town while A Pig animal attacks the general but Joaquin saves him thanks to the medals power he manages to deafeated which it was actually Manolo who SAVED his life and believe Joaquin did it and sends maria to Spain to stop her rebel side and become a proper lady.before she gose manolo gives her that lil pig she saved and named it "chuy" and in return she gives him a new guitar after she broke his by accident.
The years pass while Manolo was being teach by his father who he think music it's not for there ancestor to be a "bullfighter" cause his family tree "the Sanchez" WERE ALL BULL fighters!!! While Joaquin was training to be the towns hero after many years it came the day where Manolo was going to kill the bull for the first time and also the day Maria returned whit a few jawdrops from guys even xibabal which made catrina hit him .XD Manolo dint kill the bull Maria cheered but everybody dint even his father sayed "he wasn't a shanchez" and a few attempts of winning Maria's hearth (HECK JOAQUIN EVEN SAID IF SHE WOULD MARRY HIM) here and there but Manolo and Joaquin dint seems like rivals they were friends who they consider each other brothers for meaning years and they hardly tried to insult and fight each other for fun BUT Maria do she isn't anny GRIL you can win here hearth easly! in the night chakals soldier came attacking the down by Joaquin stop them reavilng that the medal xibabal gave to him was chakals.
Then in the morning dawn Manolo meet Maria singing whit his guitar Maria and Manolo were having a good scene expressing there love for each other but xibabal cheated on there bet using a snake to bite Maria and kill her Manolo debestated sayed he would do ANNYTHING to see her again Wich attract xibabals attention saying he would grant his witch but that he should be careful watch he wished! Manolo say he would do anything and he accepted dying by xis snake but this time it has to heads whit enough poison to kill him.
Once he woke up he was in the land of the remeber where he ment his ancestors and got reunited whit his mother and of all of this Shane's I dig the his twin cousins ,asking if they wouldn't help see Maria again they said he needed to speak whit the queen but in turn of events xibabal was ruling the place know telling him that Maria was alive and that she was going to marry Joaquin and he was going to make sure of that on the earth Maria sayed yes to the wedding proposal not because she was in love but for her people.
While Manolo did his quest along whit his mother and grant daugther pass a few test and ment the candle man he explain that he coulnt brain Manolo back but check the book of life and got mine blow seeing manolos story pages blank,meaning the he was writing his own story as they made to the land of the forgotten catrina gets shocked at saying manolo as he tells xibabal cheated SHE BURST IN FLAMES OF ANGER SAYING HIS NAME!!!!
After warfs CHAKAL interrupts the weeding by getting into the town while manolos father gives the kids time to warm the people as he fights and dies in the arena seeing Manolo figthing a giant bull even his grandmother died because of colastarel in the middle of things the deal Manolo had for xibabal after the hall cheating problem was that he win he would bring him back to life but he xibabal win he would we Forgotten forever after the ball was ditzy after hitting a wall Manolo don't grab the sword he grabbed his guitar and sing to it as he turn to ash whit the gods bring him to life as the villagers and Maria thanks to her encouraging and inspiring speech and Joaquin beaten since chanalk puched the medal out of his reach.
Whit leads to an AWESOME FIGHT SCENE OF THE ALONG WHIT THE SHANZES FAMILY!!! In the end CHAKAL was deafeated Maria married Manolo and catrina and xibabal Joaquin (aprantley in the FRIST scenes they broke up) got together a couple made in heaven ^^
The movie ends whit the kids leave the Meuseum whit the shocking twist of the security guard and tourist being catrina and xibabal ending whit then making out. ^^
So thoughts of this movie: EPICNESS lot of action lot of love and love laughs and lots and LOTS of love feels!!!
And sigh* catrina" she's just so,BEUTEFUL even seeing her,makes me feel warm. so whit thought further a do I give this movie a well deserve 10 out of10!!!
I'm takio23 I remeber it so you don't have to! ^^