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Spirited Away

In this beautifully drawn animation, a young girl and her parents find themselves spirited away to a supernatural dimension after they take a detour through a mysterious tunnel. North American audiences may find the conventions of this Japanese story to be just as mysterious. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 124
Theater Release: 20 Sep 2002
Video Release: 15 Apr 2003
MPAA Rating: PG
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Spirited Away is rated PG: for some scary moments.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Susan Ega
Studio: 2001 Walt Disney Home Entertainment

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Spirited Away starts off simply, as Chihiro (voice of Daveigh Chase) travels with her mother and father (voices of Lauren Holly and Michael Chiklis) to a new home. Things… 
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The “orphan” formula - where a young child is separated from their parents -… 
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