Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro ( Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro ) Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1531

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 35

Theatrical Release Date: 12/15/1979

Language: Japanese

Genre: Anime, Adventure

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Actors: Bob Bergen, Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Gorô Naya, Tarô Ishida

Plot: A princess kept in the clutches of an evil count holds the key to finding a fabulous treasure. Master thief Lupin III and his gang hatch a plan to free the princess and get their hands on the riches. -- Chris Kavan

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JTurner
JTurner
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Rating of
4/4

Terrific animated comedy-romance-adventure!

JTurner - wrote on 05/31/2009

Out of all the Japanese Anime I've seen, the works of Hayao Miyazaki rank as must-see, five-star classics. This was his first feature as a director, and while it doesn't have the artistic polish of some of his later projects, it still holds up pretty well today. This is a fast-paced, funny, suspenseful, and occasionally romantic romp with showstopping action set-pieces, characters one can care about, and a joyful sense of fun and whimsy that never loses its appeal. All in all, classic entertainment. This movie was dubbed into English several years ago by Streamline Pictures; I haven't seen this version, so I can make no comment on it. However, I will confess that I DID enjoy this more "updated" English track by Manga (the sometimes excessive profanity not withstanding). The cast is well …

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