Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (The Castle of Cagliostro) (Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro)
Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (The Castle of Cagliostro) (Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro) (2000)

Wolf is a clever thief with a knack for getting into trouble. This animated Japanese feature chronicles his adventures in the land of Cagliostro where he stops a corrupt count from continuing to counterfeit money and saves a beautiful… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: April 25, 2000
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Janet Maslin
New York Times

This one should fare nearly as well with animation fans of any age, provided they are unwavering in their devotion to the form and do not think 100 minutes is an awfully long time.

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Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter

The second Lupin anime feature, is widely regarded as the thief's best outing...

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Missing is a sense of completion and the deeper examination of themes that one will come to associate with the director's work.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A lot of fun, thanks largely to the breezy character of Lupin at the center.

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Jean-François Vandeuren
Panorama

Une première oeuvre stimulante, mais mineure dans une filmographie aussi stellaire que celle de ce grand rêveur qui allait changer à jamais la face du cinéma d'animation

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Sure, it's no great triumph of moviemaking, but it is entertaining, and a more or less plausible way to kill 95 minutes on a Saturday afternoon.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

The modulation from capper suavity to brisk Dumas-like derring-do is quicksilver

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...makes up for the lack of mysticism with a cracking, breakneck pace.

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Marc Fortier
Reel.com

Cagliostro is a film first, and an anime second.


Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Miyazaki's directorial debut is an entertaining film that makes for a lot of fun with a very charismatic character in its center, although the… More
Dean McKenna
One of the greatest animated adventure movies of all time that comes from director Hayao Miyazaki (his directorial feature debut) in the late 1970s before… More
Christopher Heim
The animation is a little dated and underwhelming when compared to Miyazaki's later works, but "Castle of Cagliostro" remains a wildly fun… More
Zach Brehany
Before Myazaki became the mega animated king he became, he was known in the Anime underground for making one of the many films in the famous Lupin the III… More
Jan Marc Macababayao
Lupin III: Castle Of Cagliostro features the wild adventure of world famous thief Arsene Lupin III. A Hayao Miyazaki work, Lupin III: Castle Of Cagliostro tells… More
Dead Angel
It was okay. A bit funny. But didn't blew me away.

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