Princess Mononoke

Distributor: Miramax Films
[Princess Mononoke]

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 96
Number of Review Sites: 12

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"...manages to be entertaining, mentally engaging, morally complex, and beautiful to behold in almost every way."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 5 (out of 5)

"...this film demonstrates the continued and sustained anime genius that studio Ghibli has come to represent."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

"[Princess Mononoke is] something that everyone should see. "
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - A

"The sheer vibrance and detail of the scenes, combined with exceptionally fluid character movements make for a truly awe-inspiring spectacle."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"Truly, this film is an epic."
DVD Talk (Chuck Arrington) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"Hayao Miyazaki is as great as they all say he is—and this film more than proves it."
DVD Verdict (Mike Pinsky) - 95 (out of 100)

"...a solid, mature, well-made, and intelligent film."
IGN (Nick Nunziata) - 8 (out of 10)

"Miyazaki covered these environmental themes more subtly in Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, and with more humor and focus in his studio Ghibli's Pon Poko. " (Tasha Robinson) - A
"Let's make this clear up front: Princess Mononoke is a masterpiece. " (John Sullivan) - A
Science Fiction Weekly

"The Princess Mononoke is a film that stands right among Miyazaki's (and Studio Ghibli's) best."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"Miyazaki considers this movie to be the best he has written and produced ... I didn't find this to be the case."
The Anime Cafe (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)

" vivid and detailed that I often sat in silent wonder simply absorbing the stunning visual imagery."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"What is so amazing is the depth of the characters and the realistic grounding to an essentially supernatural tale."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A