Howl's Moving Castle

Movie (1 ep x 118 min)
4.515 out of 5 from 30,790 votes
Rank #46

The responsible Sophie led a relatively normal life, safe within the walls of the hat shop in which she works; for outside, it is rumored, the evil wizard Howl roams the land in his mobile black castle. After a chance and mystical encounter, poor Sophie finds herself transformed by a spell which makes her appear to be an old woman, and thus embarks on an adventure to find Howl’s castle and put an end to her curse. A mystical world of talking flames, sentient scarecrows and magic aplenty awaits those who seek the legendary Howl...

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thesonicfan21's avatar by thesonicfan21 on Jul 25, 2010
Score: 10/10

Howl's Moving Castle is a GREAT movie about a young orphan named Sophie, she works at a hat shop in which she encounters a wizard named Howl. As they each show each other their friendship, Sophie comes across Lettie as Cesari's and walks back into the hat shop and gets hit by the witch of the waste. When she turns old, she decides to run away from home and come upon a scarecrow named "Turnip Head". In... read more

maaii's avatar by maaii on Feb 18, 2010
Score: 9.6/10

This is definitely one of my absolute favorites. I have seen it more than once and will be seeing it many more times. Story: I enjoyed the adventure throughly. It has a nice romance and it is pretty fast paced with lots of magic. There are a few things here and there that are not well explained. For example, the war that takes place during the movie, whatever happened between Howl and Sulleman or Howl and Witch... read more

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