20 Movies Like Mary And The Witch’S Flower

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Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service
Kiki's Delivery Service
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 4 wins
Writer: Eiko Kadono, Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“Kiki’s Delivery Service” is a coming-of-age film about a young witch named Kiki who starts her own delivery service with her talking cat Jiji, as she navigates challenges and learns valuable life lessons in a new town.”

Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle
Howl's Moving Castle
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 20 nominations total
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones
Actors: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Howl’s Moving Castle” is a fantasy film about a young woman named Sophie who is cursed and transformed into an old woman, and her journey to break the curse with the help of a mysterious wizard named Howl and his magical moving castle.

Spirited Away

Spirited Away
Spirited Away
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 58 wins & 31 nominations total
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“Spirited Away” is a Japanese animated film about a young girl named Chihiro who enters a magical world filled with spirits and must work at a bathhouse to rescue her parents and find her way back home. Along the way, she encounters various challenges and learns valuable lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of love.

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro
My Neighbor Totoro
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“My Neighbor Totoro” is a heartwarming Japanese animated film about two sisters who encounter friendly forest spirits while their mother is in the hospital. The film explores themes of imagination, friendship, and the power of nature.

Ponyo

Ponyo
Ponyo
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 12 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Melissa Mathison
Actors: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson
Language: English, Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Ponyo” is a Japanese animated film about a young fish named Ponyo who wants to become human after befriending a young boy named Sosuke. The movie follows their magical and heartwarming journey as they navigate the challenges of their different worlds to be together.

The Secret World of Arrietty

The Secret World of Arrietty
The Secret World of Arrietty
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Mary Norton, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa
Actors: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Secret World of Arrietty” is a Studio Ghibli film that follows the story of a young borrower named Arrietty who lives under the floorboards of a house and befriends a human boy. Together, they navigate the challenges of their different worlds and form a bond that transcends size and societal norms.

Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart
Whisper of the Heart
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: N/A
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Aoi Hiiragi, Cindy Davis
Actors: Yoko Honna, Issei Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Whisper of the Heart” is a coming-of-age story about a young girl named Shizuku who discovers her passion for writing and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth. Through her encounters with a mysterious cat and a fellow aspiring musician, she learns to pursue her dreams and find her own voice.

The Cat Returns

The Cat Returns
The Cat Returns
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Aoi Hiiragi, Reiko Yoshida, Cindy Davis
Actors: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada, Aki Maeda
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Cat Returns” is an animated film about a young girl named Haru who, after saving a cat’s life, finds herself drawn into a magical world of cats where she must navigate various challenges to find her way back home.

Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso
Porco Rosso
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Shûichirô Moriyama, Tokiko Katô, Bunshi Katsura VI
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Porco Rosso” is a Studio Ghibli film about an Italian World War I veteran who has been cursed to live as a pig. He works as a freelance bounty hunter, defending the Adriatic Sea from air pirates while grappling with his own personal demons.

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky
Castle in the Sky
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Jonathan Swift
Actors: Mayumi Tanaka, Keiko Yokozawa, Kotoe Hatsui
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“Castle in the Sky” is a Japanese animated film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It tells the story of a young girl named Sheeta and a boy named Pazu who embark on a journey to find the floating castle of Laputa, while being pursued by both pirates and government agents who seek its mysterious power.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Cindy Davis, Donald H. Hewitt
Actors: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” is a post-apocalyptic animated film set in a future where a toxic jungle threatens humanity. The story follows Nausicaä, a young princess who strives to protect her people and find a way to coexist with the forest’s creatures.

When Marnie Was There

When Marnie Was There
When Marnie Was There
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 18 nominations total
Writer: Joan G. Robinson, Keiko Niwa, Masashi Andô
Actors: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“When Marnie Was There” is a Japanese animated film about a young girl named Anna who forms a mysterious friendship with a girl named Marnie, leading her to uncover secrets about her own past and family. Together, they embark on a poignant journey of self-discovery and acceptance.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 13 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi
Actors: Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” is a Japanese animated film that follows the story of a mysterious girl who is discovered inside a bamboo shoot and raised as a princess by a couple. As she grows up, she faces the challenges of societal expectations and the longing for freedom.

From Up on Poppy Hill

From Up on Poppy Hill
From Up on Poppy Hill
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 6 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Tetsurô Sayama, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa
Actors: Sarah Bolger, Chris Noth, Anton Yelchin
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“From Up on Poppy Hill” is a coming-of-age drama set in 1960s Japan, where a group of high school students work together to save their school’s clubhouse from demolition. Along the way, they uncover secrets from the past that will change their lives forever.

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
The Wind Rises
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 54 nominations total
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Hideaki Anno, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Miori Takimoto
Language: Japanese, German, Italian, French
Country: Japan
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“The Wind Rises” is a Japanese animated film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It tells the fictionalized story of Jiro Horikoshi, a talented engineer who designed fighter planes during World War II, while also exploring themes of love, dreams, and the impact of war on individuals and society.

Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday
Only Yesterday
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Hotaru Okamoto, Yuuko Tone, David Freedman
Actors: Miki Imai, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yoko Honna
Language: Japanese, Bulgarian
Country: Japan
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“Only Yesterday” is a Japanese animated film that follows a 27-year-old woman named Taeko as she reflects on her childhood memories while taking a trip to the countryside, exploring themes of nostalgia, self-discovery, and the passage of time.”

Pom Poko

Pom Poko
Pom Poko
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Isao Takahata
Actors: Shinchô Kokontei, Makoto Nonomura, Yuriko Ishida
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Pom Poko” is a Japanese animated film that follows a group of tanuki (raccoon dogs) as they battle against urban development threatening their forest home. The tanuki use their shape-shifting abilities to engage in mischievous and sometimes violent tactics to protect their land and way of life.

Tales from Earthsea

Tales from Earthsea
Tales from Earthsea
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Ursula K. Le Guin, Gorô Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa
Actors: Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe, Mariska Hargitay
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Tales from Earthsea” is a fantasy film set in a world where dragons and humans coexist. It follows a young prince and a troubled wizard as they embark on a journey to restore balance and harmony to their war-torn land.

Ocean Waves

Ocean Waves
Ocean Waves
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Awards: N/A
Writer: Saeko Himuro, Keiko Niwa
Actors: Nobuo Tobita, Toshihiko Seki, Yoko Sakamoto
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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The movie “Ocean Waves” is a coming-of-age drama that follows the story of a young man named Taku, as he reflects on his high school years and the complicated relationships he had with his friends and a girl named Rikako. Through Taku’s nostalgic recollections, the film explores themes of friendship, love, and the challenges of adolescence.

Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies
Grave of the Fireflies
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Awards: 3 wins
Writer: Akiyuki Nosaka, Isao Takahata
Actors: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan, United States
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“Grave of the Fireflies” is a heartbreaking animated film that follows the story of two siblings, Seita and Setsuko, as they struggle to survive during World War II in Japan. It explores their tragic journey through the horrors of war, loss, and the indomitable human spirit.

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