Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

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Average of 920 ratings: 3.9 Stars

1997 M Contains violence.

The Fate Of The World Rests On The Courage Of One Warrior.

The march of technology, embodied in the dark iron forges of the ambitious Tatara clan, threatens the natural forces explicit in the benevolent Great God of the Forest and the wide-eyed, spectral spirits he protects. When Ashitaka, a young warrior from a remote, and endangered, village clan, kills a ravenous, boar-like monster, he discovers the beast is in fact an infectious "demon god," transformed by human anger.

Inflicted with its deadly curse, a young warrior sets out to the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans against the forest's animal gods, who are led by the brave Princess Mononoke, a young woman raised by wolves!

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134 minutes
Studio Ghibli
Fatso Top 100
Rated #97 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

Screen Format
16x9 Anamorphic Widescreen
English for the Hearing Impaired, English
English Dolby Digital 5.1, Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.78:1
English, Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

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5 by bertnz

Princess Mononoke is an epic japanese fantasy featuring both a story and visuals which eclipsed

anything I had seen in an animated film before.

Both violent and beautiful PM reminds one... Read more

2 by beachside

I thought this was a kids animated manga style movie... it isn't... there was a bit of swearing, a whole lot of weird satanic stuff and a lot of blood... a lot of blood... hehe... so not a kids movie... Read more

3 by Pete1

A complex story of gods, demons, spirits and humans woven from Japanese myth. Characters are quite well developed and although generally predictable the story was interesting and had some touching moments... Read more

5 by Fruit Salad

There's just something about Miyazaki's imagination that no other person has. He continues to surprise me with every animé film he makes.

In Princess Mononoke, the epic battle and storytelling... Read more


Great movie, follow the advice of "bertnz", watch with subtitles instead of American accents

4 by edcan

Another brilliant movie from Miyazaki. Loved the animation & the story line. Another job well done.

5 by zombophile

this is a must see movie, the sheer brilliance of the animation, the story, the characters the subtext the general scale of the movie. i always find myself lost in this movie, i just love it. everything... Read more

5 by habedank

Hayao does it again with another beautifully told tale. Loved the animation and sheer creative genius of this very talented writer/director. Check out Whisper of the Heart as well if you haven't seen it.

3 by Hani4

It's an okay movie, but I like the others such as spirited away or howl's castle better.

3 by darlingrey

It is difficult to take side on this movie because everything have flaws in them, it's dilemmatic thus giving the audiences space to think and digest the story carefully. In general, it's the same with... Read more