Howl's Moving Castle poster


When Sophie, a shy 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.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 2004-11-19

Runtime 119 minutes

Budget $24m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 8.4


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missmeghanyoung shared a tip "One of my fave animated films of all time"

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joslyn shared a tip "An all time favorite 😍 especially love the score and story of course!"

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jessica_7565 shared a tip "One my favorite Studio Ghibli movies. I watch it all of the time!"

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kitty_koer shared a tip "A sumptuous animation style. I enjoy the story every time I watch it."

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kenzieb shared a tip "I grew up watching this movie and I made my little six year old sister watch it and she loved it! one of my favs!!"

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caitlin_cherniak shared a tip "My favorite Studio Ghibli film of all time!"

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dan_lawrence_6476 shared a tip "The artwork is awesome."

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "Worthy of all the praise. Great tale of magical powers and adventure.""

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madelyn_pena shared a tip "Steam punk magical romance. What more do you need"

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rosie_walker shared a tip "Favorite Anime, I love pretty much all The stuff this studio produces"

poeitro shared a tip "Very cute movie, my ANS children enjoy , I turn on during dinner and they laugh, al love Calcifier"

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abby_rexroth shared a tip "The book was more detailed but a bit the movie!"

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BigDreamer913 shared a tip "I love Studio Ghibli's movies and this is my favorite! I even got a tattoo from it."

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amber_critchlow_3053 shared a tip "The art in this is incredible, like there are no words to complete describe how amazing it is."

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emj_hosley shared a tip "I believe this was my second studio ghibli movie. I'd rather watch this movie over Totoro any day."

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morgan_roundy shared a tip "I'm not an anime person really but I really loved this movie"

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cameron_omnia shared a tip "If you want to know more of Howl's history and future read the books by #dianawynnejones"

victoria_8136 shared a tip "This is just so amazing. I've seen it a bunch of times and never tire of it. Beautifully drawn and the scenery is so stunning."

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cameron_s_2491 shared a tip "very feel good and i love the animation"

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duru_d shared a tip "This movie is honestly amazing!!!"

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ferreginaa shared a tip "Story and Soundtrack are👌"

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robyn_gee shared a tip "One of my favorites, but I recommend watching all of Hayao Myazaki films. All of them are fantastic!"

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Kojacent shared a tip "personally, Wolf Children lol its the only movie i can watch and cry to the whole time 😅"