Porco Rosso

Alt titles: Kurenai no Buta

Movie (1 ep x 93 min)
4.139 out of 5 from 7,094 votes
Rank #483

Many years ago, sea plane pilot Marco Paggot was placed under a curse which transformed his face into that of a pig. Now, he lives a solitary life as the renowned Porco Rosso and rules the skies of the Adriatic protecting civilians from sea plane pirates. One day however, Marco meets an ace American fighter pilot, Donald Curtis, and the pair immediately clash leaving his plane a wreck. But when Curtis discovers that Marco survived his previous attack, he’s determined to have his victory and makes the gruff pilot an offer he can’t refuse…

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mzinna's avatar by mzinna on Apr 29, 2011
Score: 8.3/10

He's a pig and a pilot in a world of humans...not bad.............................................................................................................................................................................................................. read more

PhdInCartoons's avatar by PhdInCartoons on Mar 13, 2013
Score: 8.1/10

Story Good, but as usual you have to overlook a few things.The story here is heavily driven by the characters, and if you look at it as a singular entity it seems rather thin. The pacing, or lack of any, may not be to everyone's liking but it is not as serious as some of the other films.    Animation Studio Ghibli-y, excellent. You get the real feeling that Hayao Miyazaki is a real plane nut and... read more

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