Laputa: Castle in the Sky

Alt title: Castle in the Sky

Movie (1 ep x 125 min)
4.332 of 5 from 23,098 votes
Rank #282

Legends tell of a floating island in the sky known as Laputa, upon which is rumoured to be treasure beyond a person’s wildest dreams. Sheeta is an orphan girl who is being hunted down because of her necklace, a rare Levistone, which legend says will lead the way to Laputa. One day she is saved by Pazu, a miner apprentice and also an orphan, and together they set out to escape from her would-be captors. Unfortunately, their friendship must go through endless trials in their quest to hide Laputa's location. What is Sheeta’s mysterious legacy, and what hidden motives do Sheeta’s enemies have in regards to finding Laputa?

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FalseDawn Oct 16, 2008
Score 9.5/10

I've always been wary of reviewing a Ghibli presentation - the fandom surrounding the studio is not only a Japanese phenomenon, but also one that's spread internationally. However, with Hayao Miyazaki's new film (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) having recently been released in Japan and set to hit Western shores sometime next year, it seems like now is the perfect time to take a retrospective look... read more

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Valyart Dec 18, 2015
Score 10/10

I dont know about you, but this is my favorite movie!  Its just amazing.  I honestly dont have any words.  This movie is life.  You should watch it. read more

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Castle in the Sky
  • Vol: 4
  • 1986



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