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

Fantastic!

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,...

MUST SEE!

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....

By jordantaylor1989
An awesome father son movie ????...

By darcipritt
Terrible I hate this Movie...

Thank you for bringing Hosoda's films to the US!

By thbhora
So happy to be able to watch fun films like this from other countries, and especially with the option of subtitles and the original language! We had high expectations after seeing previous films by...

Wonderful movie

By Namiekou13
An out visually stunning masterpiece. It did show early signs of who would be the villain early and what would be the big issues the main characters would eventually face, but I like to consider that...

A piece of art

By jrowland12531
A lovely film with the tenderness of Wolf Children and the action of Digimon the movie. Great themes, animation, and a colorful cast of characters. Loved everything about this film....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some violence and language.