My Neighbor Totoro poster


Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister seeks help from the spirits to find her.

MPAA Rating G

Status Released

Release Date 1988-04-16

Runtime 86 minutes

Budget $3.7m

Revenue $45m


TMDB 8.1


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positivewriter shared a tip "The most childlike movie I think I'll ever watch"

pvc213 shared a tip "Will hit the big screen this week in select theaters! I know I'll be there 💙"

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zach_gallegos shared a tip "Perfect animation with a beautiful soundtrack, a childhood favorite"

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phoenix_3520 shared a tip "I love this it’s so cute I love the totoro"

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mindi_ratcliff shared a tip "Love this movie ♡ It was the first anime movie that I ever watched. Such a classic!!"

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natalie_poitras shared a tip "Second favorite movie!! ❤❤❤ love the imagination of a child. Never grow up!"

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rebecca_f_4576 shared a tip "An all-time family favorite. I introduced to my children when they were little as an alternative to TV cartoons."

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kay_doyle shared a tip "Wonderful! I love it"

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First_edition_ shared a tip "Fan favorites of all."

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ferreginaa shared a tip "Relaxing 😌"

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laurence_poirier shared a tip "Sooo cute!"

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_r.iot shared a tip "such a pure movie, totally would recommend!!"

eevee153 shared a tip "Absolutely adorable! The familial relationship is beautiful, I think that was my favorite part about this movie!"

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amanda_s_2371 shared a tip "One of my all-time favorites."

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m._craft shared a tip "A cute kids movie to just vibe to"

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Isamonkey shared a tip "Such a perfect family movie, a lot of heart and soul in that movie!!"

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revelia shared a tip "Super cute movie! I enjoyed the animation and OST"

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elisabeth_drain shared a tip "Cute anime movie"

addison_roberg shared a tip "MY FAVORITE MOVIE EVER"

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raphie_dee shared a tip "All of it haha. Most of Ghibli movies actually. I have a special spot for Princess Mononoke and Spirited away."

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dana_chance shared a tip "LOVE, LOVE, LOVE"

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ratfern6 shared a tip "One of favorite movies"

micaela_2756 shared a tip "It so good!!! Would watch it a hundred times!!!"

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zacspamalama shared a tip "A solid, fun little movie. Great to watch with kids and full of the imagination that would be expected of a Ghibli film. 7.5/10"

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d_silver shared a tip "so wonderful."

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waidaj_f-j shared a tip "The song from this movie is now stuck in my head, and I love the nostalgia it brings back."

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koroegf shared a tip "I had a huge smile on my face the entire movie which will haunt me forever :)"

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bongi_mashala shared a tip "It had the best plot and storyline. Studio Ghibli always has the right mix of emotions added to their movies, BRING TISSUES"

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emily98 shared a tip "Such a cute film. Also the animation/drawing is beautiful"

r_s_9217 shared a tip "When mei finds a totoro sleeping in the forest."

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mariano_arellano shared a tip "It's a perfect family movie, it's funny, and sad."

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kayla_collado shared a tip "My favorite Studio Ghibli movie so far :)"

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rea_h shared a tip "I love every part!"

elena_3400 shared a tip "Rly good movie, I suggest having your kids watch it"

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humblebeejess shared a tip "It’s a tie with this one and spirited away 😊"

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alisa_urgent shared a tip "i haven’t seen it in years but i remember always being fascinated by the parts with the catbus :)"

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rachel_kass shared a tip "I absolutely love this movie, top five at least!"

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emily_hillard shared a tip "It’s one of my favorite #ghibli films- enjoy!"

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unshaken_productions shared a tip "I always feel so peaceful watching Ghibli movies."

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insn3 shared a tip "From studio ghibli? Or in general?"

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ara_walnut shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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auggie_gray_vitalich shared a tip "Super fun the mystery in the beginning was great 👍"

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Ali-Chi shared a tip "Just some comfort food. Also the dad is kinda a baddie"

kinsey_petcavage shared a tip "It’s amazing ❤️"

kaleb_saint shared a tip "A classic !!"

ana_blanco_2702 shared a tip "It was one of those stories that really tugs on your heartstrings and whisks you away to a fantasy world."

jayson_delgado shared a tip "Absolute masterpiece"

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makailee_turner shared a tip "It has amazing children characters and the art is amazing. Can see why this is their most famous movie."

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luna_delacruz shared a tip "very cute i love it so much it’s a good movie"

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sonia_moore shared a tip "It’s whimsy and sweetness takes me in and makes me feel like a child again."

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_kae_ shared a tip "First anime I ever saw and I was hooked ever since."

yeetus_9968 shared a tip "It's a great movie and **** you lol"

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elin_nyqvist shared a tip "Genuinely think it's the best movie I've seen. It's honestly perfection compared to other stuff"

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lostsouls5194 shared a tip "I love this movie to pieces"

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rose_pony shared a tip "Love it this is my childhood movie"

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starilf shared a tip "Totoro looks like the ultimate beanbag"

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gianny_leon shared a tip "It’s super cute"

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