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What are the five best Studio Ghibli movies?

I am a frozen-hearted White Walker (don't like any).
0 (0%)
I really like the one with the genie and the monkey (haven't seen enough).
0 (0%)
Castle in the Sky (1986)
4 (5.3%)
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
6 (7.9%)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
12 (15.8%)
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
5 (6.6%)
Only Yesterday (1991)
4 (5.3%)
Porco Rosso (1992)
2 (2.6%)
Pom Poko (1994)
1 (1.3%)
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
3 (3.9%)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
7 (9.2%)
My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
0 (0%)
Spirited Away (2001)
16 (21.1%)
The Cat Returns (2002)
0 (0%)
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
5 (6.6%)
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
0 (0%)
Ponyo (2008)
0 (0%)
Arrietty (2010)
1 (1.3%)
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
0 (0%)
The Wind Rises (2013)
3 (3.9%)
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
6 (7.9%)
When Marnie Was There (2014)
1 (1.3%)
The Red Turtle (2016)
0 (0%)

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Re: Best Studio Ghibli Movies
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2019, 01:30:43 PM »
1. Tonari no Totoro / My Neighbour Totoro (Miyazaki)
2. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi / Spirited Away (Miyazaki)
3. Mononoke-hime / Princess Mononoke (Miyazaki)
4. Kaguyahime no monogatari / The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Takahata)
5. Hotaru no haka / Grave of the Fireflies (Takahata)
6. Omohide poro poro / Only Yesterday (Takahata)

7. Kaze no tani no Naushika / Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Miyazaki)
8. Majo no takkyűbin / Kiki's Delivery Service (Miyazaki)
9. Tenkű no shiro Rapyuta / Castle in the Sky (Miyazaki)

10. Mimi wo sumaseba Whisper of the Heart (Kondô)
11. Hauru no ugoku shiro / Howl's Moving Castle (Miyazaki)


Heisei tanuki gassen ponpoko / Pom Poko (Takahata)
Kaze tachinu / The Wind Rises (Miyazaki)
Hôkokekyo tonari no Yamada-kun / My Neighbors the Yamadas (Takahata)
Kokuriko-zaka kara / From Up on Poppy Hill (G. Miyazaki)
Neko no ongaeshi / The Cat Returns (Morita)
Gake no ue no Ponyo / Ponyo (Miyazaki)
Kurenai no buta / Porco Rosso (Miyazaki)
Omoide no Mâni / When Marnie Was There (Simone & Yonebayashi)
Kari-gurashi no Arietti / The Secret World of Arrietty (Yonebayashi)
Gedo senki / Tales from Earthsea (G. Miyazaki)
Uma ga kikoeru / Ocean Waves (Mochizuki)

Seems a little silly for me to have so many unseen given my love for the ones that I have seen. I will remedy that as far as the Miyazaki-directed ones go this year at least, and will surely get to Pon Poko at some point (maybe a top 100 Club 1SO month) at the very least. I do like having potential masterpieces still to watch though (I have especially high hopes for The Wind Rises).
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Re: Best Studio Ghibli Movies
« Reply #31 on: August 07, 2019, 03:01:05 PM »
The Wind Rises is indeed a masterpiece.
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Re: Best Studio Ghibli Movies
« Reply #32 on: August 08, 2019, 07:54:30 PM »
Not voting because I still need to watch:

Castle In The Sky
Kiki's Delivery Service
My Neighbors The Yamadas
The Cat Returns
Tales From Earthsea
The Red Turtle


Though, going in and doing a quick eye test/knowing what I do about them, The Red Turtle is the only one that I get the impression would have the potential to 'make noise.'

However, were I to vote, I think I'd go with, from best to not as best:

Grave Of The Fireflies
Totoro
Only Yesterday
Mononoke
Porco Rosso


PR is my favorite Ghibli though, I think, sort of like how Hercules is my fave Dis, but probs not what I would call their best (Bambi). Only Yesterday is the one I most want to rewatch because I only saw it on TCM when they did their Month Of Miyazaki while I was still in high school and it was still super underdistributed in the US, glad it eventually got put out there.

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Re: Best Studio Ghibli Movies
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2019, 11:19:39 PM »
Whisper of the Heart 10/10
My Neighbor Totoro 10/10
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya 10/10
The Wind Rises 10/10
Spirited Away 9/10
Porco Rosso 9/10
Grave of the Fireflies 9/10
Princess Mononoke 9/10
Castle in the Sky 8/10
Only Yesterday 8/10
When Marnie Was There 8/10
The Secret World of Arrietty 7/10
Kiki's Delivery Service 7/10
Ponyo 6/10
Howl's Moving Castle 6/10
The Red Turtle 6/10
From Up on Poppy Hill 5/10