PG-13 | | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
While "Princess Mononoke" was acquired after it was released in Japan, its American release was delayed for almost two years, allegedly because of a negative reception at a Saint Paul, Minnesota test screening.
In ancient times, the land lay covered in forests, where, from ages long past, dwelt the spirits of the gods. Back then, man and beast lived in harmony, but as time went by, most of the great forests were destroyed. Those that remained were guarded ...
When Ashitaka spots San for the first time at the river spitting out a mouthful of Moro no Kimi's blood from the bullet wound in her chest, the number of large wolf teeth on San's necklace changes from four, to three, back to four.
The 2014 Blu-ray release uses the Disney logo, instead of the Miramax logo.
$144,446 (USA) (29 October 1999)
$2,298,191 (USA) (17 December 1999)
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