My Neighbor Totoro parents guide

My Neighbor Totoro

Overall A

In this quietly charming, animated tale, two sisters (voiced by real-life siblings Elle and Dakota Fanning) move to the country to be closer to their hospitalized mother. In their new home the girls meet some magical creatures called Totoros and have amazing adventures.

Release date April 15, 1988

Violence A
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Why is My Neighbor Totoro rated G? The MPAA rated My Neighbor Totoro G

Run Time: 82 minutes

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My Neighbor Totoro
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Why is My Neighbor Totoro rated G? My Neighbor Totoro is rated G by the MPAA

In this quietly charming tale, two sisters move to the country and have adventures with some magical creatures. Concern over their mother’s ill health motivates a four-year-old girl to try to walk to the hospital on her own. Her other family members and neighbors fear for her wellbeing when she becomes lost, and set out to find her.

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My Neighbor Totoro
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

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News About "My Neighbor Totoro"

Cast and Crew

My Neighbor Totoro is directed by Hayao Miyazaki and stars Tim Daly, Elle Fanning, Dakota Fanning.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of My Neighbor Totoro movie is May 21, 2013. Here are some details…

Blu-ray Notes: My Neighbor Totoro

Release date: May 21, 2013

My Neighbor Totoro releases on Blu-ray with the following extras:

- Behind the Microphone

- Behind the Studio

- Original Japanese Storyboards

- Original Japanese Trailer

DVD Release Date: 14 March 2006

With a newly recorded English audio track (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) My Neighbor Totoro reappears in the home entertainment marketplace as a 2-disc set. The DVD package includes the original Japanese soundtrack (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) and theatrical trailer, the complete storyboards set to the movie’s soundtrack, as well as the opening and closing animation without credits. A short featurette gives viewers a chance to go Behind the Microphone with sisters Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning when they recorded their voices. A French language audio track (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) is also available, with subtitles in English, Japanese and French.

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Filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and his company Studio Ghibli have produced other movies acclaimed for their animation, such as Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away. Sisters look out for one another in the Shirley Temple classic film, Curly Top.