Buy tickets for The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare!

Howl's Moving Castle 20th Anniversary - Studio Ghibli Fest 2024

Find Movie Theaters & Showtimes

for near
in

Videos & Photos

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

Cast

  • Chieko Baishô
  • Takuya Kimura
  • Akihiro Miwa
  • Tatsuya Gashûin
  • Ryunosuke Kamiki
  • Mitsunori Isaki
  • Yô Ôizumi
  • Akio Ôtsuka
  • Daijirô Harada
  • Haruko Katô

Atom User Reviews

No one has posted a user review yet.

Metacritic

100

Though it's difficult to work out what's going on, it's never boring.

Metacritic review by Richard James Havis
Richard James Havis
The Hollywood Reporter
90

The perfect e-ticket for a flight of fancy into a world far more gorgeous than our own. The film doesn't halve itself to appeal to two generations. At its best, it turns all moviegoers into innocent kids, slack-jawed with wonder.

Richard Corliss
Time
80

The tireless volley of ideas and inventions make this a delight that should connect with kids and adults in both dubbed and original-language versions.

Metacritic review by David Rooney
David Rooney
Variety