A young girl is forced to toil in her parents' hat shop and her only joy is in her occasional meetings with a handsome stranger, Howl the wizard. When a witch sees her happiness, she curses her to become old in a jealous rage. Ashamed and afraid, she flees to Howl's magic moving castle. Will Howl see her for who she really is? Finding a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Hayao Miyazaki-directed movie via subscription can be confusing, so we here at Moviefone want to help you out.
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Netflix to stream Studio Ghibli films... but not in the US
Over the next three months, Netflix subscribers in select countries will be able to watch acclaimed classics including Spirited Away and Howl's Castle. Netflix has snapped up the rights to stream Studio Ghibli's library of acclaimed animated films, but only in countries outside of the US, Canada and Japan. Starting Feb. The films will be subtitled in 28 languages and dubbed in up to
Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a spell on Sophie. In a life-changing adventure, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent moving castle and enters a magical world on a quest to break the spell. Satsuki and her sister Mei discover that their new neighbor is Totoro, a mysterious forest spirit who can only be seen by children. A warm tale of friendship in a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us.