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Year: 1986
Original Title: Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta
Length: 124 minutes
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Distributor: Studio Canal
Age rating: Parental guidance

Release Dates

United Kingdom: April 15 2003

United States: April 15 2003


Ranking: 8,957 out of 15,378 movies (up 2590)

Ranked #568 in list 'The best movies ever'


8.9 by 10 users


This high-flying adventure begins when Pazu, an engineer?s apprentice, finds a young girl, Sheeta, floating down from the sky, wearing a glowing pendant. Together, they discover both are searching for a legendary floating castle, Laputa, and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around Sheeta?s neck. Their quest won?t be easy, however. There are greedy air pirates, secret government agents, and astounding obstacles to keep them from the truth?and from each other.