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Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 1987-07-14
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, ...

"Castle in the Sky" may be the most straightforward action/adventure movie made by Japanese master animator Hayao Miyazaki, and it provides an excellent introduction to his catalog.

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2005-06-10
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: (voices) Emily Mortimer, Jean Simmons, Christian Bale, ...

Now that Disney has joined Fox and Dreamworks in ...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 1990-12-20
MPAA Rating: "G" (In Japanese with subtitles/dubbed)
Genre: Animated/Fantasy
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, ...

Charming and fully appropriate for viewers of all ages, it re-enforces the idea that animated movies don’t require villains to entertain.

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 1992-07-18
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Adventure
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Shuichiro Moriyama, Tokiko Kato, Akemi Okamura, ...

Although enjoyable in its own offbeat way, it’s more for Miyazaki completists than mainstream audiences.

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2014-02-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (War Violence)
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Stanley Tucci, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, ...

Hayao Miyazaki has long been viewed as the world's...