• Released
  • March 15, 2013
  • (NY, LA; Limited Expansion 3/22)
  • PG , 1 hr 31 min
  • Animated
    Drama
From Up on Poppy Hill Synopsis
Yokohama teens try to save their school's clubhouse from being demolished.
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From Up on Poppy Hill

By normdonna950
I'm not a fan of animated movies. This one was an exception. The film leaves you feeling wonderfully calm. Beautiful story beautifully told. Lots of name actors voices playing even the smallest roles...

Simple, lovely, sweet -- and pretty funny, too

By danield1
As other reviewers have noted, Goro Miyazaki's debut, Earthsea, was forgettable. He has done much better this time, perhaps in part due to reconciling with (and working with) his dad. Poppy Hill has...

ANIMATED FILM FROM JAPAN; IN ENGLISH; A DELIGHT FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN ALIKE!

By Peneflix
I do not care for animation; even as a child I found it boring and enervating. If any film could convert me to the genre it is “From Up On Poppy Hill”; it is an enchanting tale set in 1963, Yokohama,...

From Up on Poppy Hill

By bwhutchen
Yes, I loved it. A beautiful, peaceful movie. And, yes it is an animated film for teenagers and adults, and not small children. Not because it is violent or sexually explicit, but because it deals...

Animation with heart

By Archie Moonshine
Studio Ghibli is known for movies such as My Friend Totoro, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle. They have created some of the most amazing fantasy stories ever told or seen. This is not one of...

Watching this film is like taking a beautiful drug with no side effects

By Marmyne Franyppo
Sometimes the point of watching a film is to transport yourself to another place and time, for a brief, waking dream, and then to return from that dream feeling better about life and people. If...

Sweet, deep, heart warming, and funny

By DurWi
This movie is a delight. A perfectly subtle and light movie. Animation, especially the backgrounds is lovely, the story sweet with depth. Go see it!...

Simply Amazing!!

By kswmtkid
Get ready to be immersed in the Japanese Culture! From up on Poppy Hill is a home run for any avid Miyazaki fan. If it seems a little slow, just be patient. There is wonderful character development...

Teenages Totoro

By tmiller274
Very different storyline and content than most of their films. I enjoyed it, with a sweet and honest storyline....

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Rated PG | For Mild Thematic Elements and Some Incidental Smoking Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Inspiring, romantic coming-of-age tale about '60s teens.
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