Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 80%
TMDB Rating 8.4
IMDB Rating 8.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 87%

Financials

Revenue: $236,049,757

Budget: $24,000,000

Profit: + $212,049,757


Movie Details

Tag Line: The two lived there.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Nov 19, 2004

Rating: PG

Run Time: 1h 59m

Original Language: Japanese

Website: -

Production Countries: Japan

Production Companies: Studio Ghibli , Buena Vista Home Entertainment , DENTSU Music And Entertainment , Mitsubishi , Nippon Television Network Corporation , Tohokushinsha Film Corporation , Tokuma Shoten , d-rights


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Chieko Baisho

Chieko Baisho

Sophie (voice)

Age : 80 | Popularity : 9%

Takuya Kimura

Takuya Kimura

Howl (voice)

Age : 49 | Popularity : 16%

Akihiro Miwa

Akihiro Miwa

Witch of the Waste (voice)

Age : 87 | Popularity : 5%

Tatsuya Gashūin

Tatsuya Gashūin

Calcifer (voice)

Age : 71 | Popularity : 8%

Ryunosuke Kamiki

Ryunosuke Kamiki

Markl (voice)

Age : 29 | Popularity : 29%

Haruko Kato

Haruko Kato

Madame Suliman (voice)

Age : 92 | Popularity : 7%

Yayoi Kazuki

Yayoi Kazuki

Lettie (voice)

Age : 59 | Popularity : 3%

Mayuno Yasokawa

Mayuno Yasokawa

Honey (voice)

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Executive Producer
John Lasseter
John Lasseter
Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
Producer
Rick Dempsey
Rick Dempsey
Ned Lott
Ned Lott
Toshio Suzuki
Toshio Suzuki
Tomohiko Ishii
Tomohiko Ishii
Production Manager
Nozomu Takahashi
Nozomu Takahashi
Casting Coordinator
Motohiro Hatanaka
Motohiro Hatanaka
Ayumi Sato
Ayumi Sato
Naomi Yasu
Naomi Yasu
Production Accountant
Akio Ichimura
Akio Ichimura
Eiko Fujitsu
Eiko Fujitsu
Hisayo Itou
Hisayo Itou
Kiyoko Tsuge
Kiyoko Tsuge
Masako Fujita
Masako Fujita
Sueko Numazawa
Sueko Numazawa
Tamami Yamamoto
Tamami Yamamoto
Production Assistant
Eiichiro Tashiro
Eiichiro Tashiro
Kenji Imura
Kenji Imura
Kyohei Ito
Kyohei Ito
Junya Saito
Junya Saito
Writing Screenplay
Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
Novel
Diana Wynne Jones
Diana Wynne Jones
Directing Director
Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
Assistant Director
Yosuke Toba
Yosuke Toba
Ryosuke Kiyokawa
Ryosuke Kiyokawa
Sound Original Music Composer
Joe Hisaishi
Joe Hisaishi
Sound Effects
Toru Noguchi
Toru Noguchi
Sound
Shuji Inoue
Shuji Inoue
Sound Director
Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Dolby Consultant
Mikio Mori
Mikio Mori
Gene Radzik
Gene Radzik
Foley Artist
Mizuki Ito
Mizuki Ito
Akihiko Okase
Akihiko Okase
Masaya Kitada
Masaya Kitada
Yukio Hokari
Yukio Hokari
Songs
Youmi Kimura
Youmi Kimura
Sound Recordist
Suminobu Hamada
Suminobu Hamada
Mari Shinohara
Mari Shinohara
Yuuichi Kaneko
Yuuichi Kaneko
Naoto Takeshima
Naoto Takeshima
Camera Director of Photography
Atsushi Okui
Atsushi Okui
Editing Editor
Takeshi Seyama
Takeshi Seyama
Assistant Editor
Rie Matsubara
Rie Matsubara
Megumi Uchida
Megumi Uchida
Kashiko Kimura
Kashiko Kimura
Color Timer
Hiroaki Hirabayashi
Hiroaki Hirabayashi
Chris DeLaGuardia
Chris DeLaGuardia
Art Art Direction
Yōji Takeshige
Yōji Takeshige
Noboru Yoshida
Noboru Yoshida
Background Designer
Naoya Tanaka
Naoya Tanaka
Kazuo Oga
Kazuo Oga
Junichi Taniguchi
Junichi Taniguchi
Sayaka Hirahara
Sayaka Hirahara
Naomi Kasugai
Naomi Kasugai
Masako Osada
Masako Osada
Junko Ina
Junko Ina
Osamu Masuyama
Osamu Masuyama
Yoichi Nishikawa
Yoichi Nishikawa
Keiko Itogawa
Keiko Itogawa
Masahiro Kubota
Masahiro Kubota
Masatoshi Kai
Masatoshi Kai
Mitsuo Yoshino
Mitsuo Yoshino
Yoshikazu Fukutome
Yoshikazu Fukutome
Ryouko Ina
Ryouko Ina
Visual Effects Animation
Kaori Fujii
Kaori Fujii
Makiko Futaki
Makiko Futaki
Yuko Sasaki
Yuko Sasaki
Shunsuke Hirota
Shunsuke Hirota
Katsutoshi Nakamura
Katsutoshi Nakamura
Keiko Tomizawa
Keiko Tomizawa
Akihiko Adachi
Akihiko Adachi
Seiko Azuma
Seiko Azuma
Minoru Ohashi
Minoru Ohashi
Yukinobu Yamada
Yukinobu Yamada
Yuuko Fujita
Yuuko Fujita
Ayako Mori
Ayako Mori
Kaori Tokunaga
Kaori Tokunaga
Mayumi Kitamura
Mayumi Kitamura
Yasuyuki Kitazawa
Yasuyuki Kitazawa
Akiko Teshima
Akiko Teshima
Akiko Toba
Akiko Toba
Akira Hosogaya
Akira Hosogaya
Alexandra Weihrauch
Alexandra Weihrauch
Atsuko Matsushita
Atsuko Matsushita
Ayano Suzuki
Ayano Suzuki
Chikako Sasagawa
Chikako Sasagawa
Daisuke Makino
Daisuke Makino
Emiko Iwayanagi
Emiko Iwayanagi
Fumie Konno
Fumie Konno
Hiroaki Nakajima
Hiroaki Nakajima
Hisako Yaji
Hisako Yaji
Jinko Tsuji
Jinko Tsuji
Kaori Itou
Kaori Itou
Keisuke Shimohira
Keisuke Shimohira
Kimitoshi Ueno
Kimitoshi Ueno
Kiyoko Makita
Kiyoko Makita
Kumiko Ohta
Kumiko Ohta
Kumiko Tanihira
Kumiko Tanihira
Kumiko Terada
Kumiko Terada
Kunitoshi Ishii
Kunitoshi Ishii
Mai Nakazato
Mai Nakazato
Makoto Oohara
Makoto Oohara
Masakiyo Yamashita
Masakiyo Yamashita
Masako Sato
Masako Sato
Masami Nakanishi
Masami Nakanishi
Masashi Karino
Masashi Karino
Masayuki Shimizu
Masayuki Shimizu
Maya Fujimori
Maya Fujimori
Mayumi Ohmura
Mayumi Ohmura
Mitsu Noguchi
Mitsu Noguchi
Moyo Takahashi
Moyo Takahashi
Osamu Miwa
Osamu Miwa
Rie Kondou
Rie Kondou
Rie Yamamoto
Rie Yamamoto
Saho Saito
Saho Saito
Satoe Usui
Satoe Usui
Setsuya Tanabe
Setsuya Tanabe
Shinichiro Yamada
Shinichiro Yamada
Sumie Iwata
Sumie Iwata
Sumie Nishido
Sumie Nishido
Takahiro Sugawara
Takahiro Sugawara
Takeshi Hiramatsu
Takeshi Hiramatsu
Tetsuaki Matsuda
Tetsuaki Matsuda
Tomoko Miyata
Tomoko Miyata
Tsutomu Kaichi
Tsutomu Kaichi
Tsutomu Shibutani
Tsutomu Shibutani
Waka Hirota
Waka Hirota
Yoshie Hayashi
Yoshie Hayashi
Yoyoi Toki
Yoyoi Toki
Yukari Umebayashi
Yukari Umebayashi
Yukari Yamaura
Yukari Yamaura
Yukie Kaneko
Yukie Kaneko
Yukiko Kakinuma
Yukiko Kakinuma
Yumiko Kitajima
Yumiko Kitajima
Yumiko Suehiro
Yumiko Suehiro
Yōhei Nakano
Yōhei Nakano
Animation Supervisor
Katsuya Kondo
Katsuya Kondo
Key Animation
Toshihiko Masuda
Toshihiko Masuda
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Yuichi Tanaka
Yuichi Tanaka
Kenji Hachizaki
Kenji Hachizaki
Takashi Hashimoto
Takashi Hashimoto
Masaru Matsuse
Masaru Matsuse
Hideki Hamasu
Hideki Hamasu
Megumi Kagawa
Megumi Kagawa
Tsutomu Kurita
Tsutomu Kurita
Kazuyoshi Onoda
Kazuyoshi Onoda
Shinji Otsuka
Shinji Otsuka
Sachiko Sugino
Sachiko Sugino
Kenichi Yamada
Kenichi Yamada
Hiroomi Yamakawa
Hiroomi Yamakawa
Eiji Yamamori
Eiji Yamamori
Masafumi Yokota
Masafumi Yokota
Hideaki Yoshio
Hideaki Yoshio
Shinya Ohira
Shinya Ohira
Atsuko Tanaka
Atsuko Tanaka
Kenichi Konishi
Kenichi Konishi
Mariko Matsuo
Mariko Matsuo
Masako Shinohara
Masako Shinohara
Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Shigeru Kimishima
Shigeru Kimishima
Katsuya Yamada
Katsuya Yamada
Atsushi Shigeta
Atsushi Shigeta
Hiroshi Masuda
Hiroshi Masuda
Kenji Yazaki
Kenji Yazaki
Masashi Okumura
Masashi Okumura
Norihiro Ôsugi
Norihiro Ôsugi
Atsushi Tamura
Atsushi Tamura
Animation Director
Kitarou Kousaka
Kitarou Kousaka
Color Designer
Michiyo Yasuda
Michiyo Yasuda
Animation Manager
Yoshitake Iwakami
Yoshitake Iwakami
Crew Post Production Supervisor
Cory Hansen
Cory Hansen
Post-Production Manager
David Candiff
David Candiff
Public Relations
Chieko Tamura
Chieko Tamura
Chihiro Tsukue
Chihiro Tsukue
Junichi Nishioka
Junichi Nishioka
Nozomu Ito
Nozomu Ito
Yumiko Ukai
Yumiko Ukai
Information Systems Manager
Satomi Sasaki
Satomi Sasaki
Noriyuki Kitakawachi
Noriyuki Kitakawachi
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