Top 5 Favourite Studio Ghibli Films

Studio Ghibli have made some of the best animated films in film history today I am going to look at my favourite five films from the company. This will be a versus post against my friend  Emma’s top five favourite.

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5. Ponyo (2008)e 5

An animated adventure about a five-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become a human.

4. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)d 2

A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister’s struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

3. Porco Rosso (1992)d 3

The adventures of “Porco Rosso”, a veteran WW1 pilot in 1930s Italy, who has been cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig.

2. Spirited Away (2001)d 4

n the middle of her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters; where humans are changed into animals; and a bathhouse for these creatures.

1. The Cat Returns (2002)e 1

After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life.

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5. Princess Mononoke (1997)d 5

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami’s curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

4. Spirited Away (2001)d 4

In the middle of her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters; where humans are changed into animals; and a bathhouse for these creatures.

3. Porco Rosso (1992)d 3

The adventures of “Porco Rosso”, a veteran WW1 pilot in 1930s Italy, who has been cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig.

2. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)d 2

A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister’s struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

1. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)d 1

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.

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Trailer Alert – The Scarehouse

Plot – When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil’s Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.

Release Date:  Non set for UK

Questions:

Is this going to be a slasher or a torture porn film?

Will there be a twist?

What is the real motive for everything?

Will I Be Watching? Yes

Will You Be Watching?

My Anticipation Rating –60%

My Guess Rating – 60%

Will It Be Number One In UK? – No