The Boy and the Beast Synopsis
When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he’s taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who’s been searching for the perfect apprentice.
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Movie Reviews


By mauryfrench
This film is brilliant. I will not yet put Hosoda on the level with Miyazaki, but he is doing a wonderful job on his own. The film went well beyond my expectations. Also, as is quite common with...

By jeff723
Beautiful animation. Engaging story....

Hosoda's done it again!

By StrawHatChopper
If you're a fan of Mamoru Hosoda's previous films (or if you dont know about him at all), you NEED to go see this film!...

Bakemono no ko - The Boy and the Beast (SPOILERS)

By mhuber6502
As sad as I am to say it, I was a little disappointed. It was a great film, and I liked it but it felt like it was missing something. The ending felt "off" if you will. Kumatetsu, a bumbling,...


By rubyyiscool
This movie was very enjoyable to watch Very lively, colorful, and full of emotions. If you love studio ghibli films then this is another animation you'll start to love too....

Well rounded

By heathbeard
This was a great movie for kids and adults. I love the visual effects and it has a great story...

Great Movie

By jjohnson92
saw it with my fam yesterday and we really enjoyed it definatly buying its bluray release!...


By EasyBonsai
Favorite Movie of 2016!...


By tarynno
This was truly an amazing movie that anyone at any age can enjoy. The animation was BEAUTIFUL as well as the storyline. It really kept the viewer interested and the character development was great....

By BrittyJ17
Absolutely beautiful!!!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some violence and language.