In Early 1930's era Italy air pirates, bounty hunters and high fliers of all sorts rule the skies. The most cunning and skilled of these pilots is Porco Rosso. A former Ace, he now makes a living flying contract jobs, such as rescuing those kidnapped by air pirates. Donald Curtis, Porco's rival in the air and in catching the affections of women, provides a constant challenge to the hero, culminating in a hilarious, action packed finale. Written by
Did You Know?
Was originally planned as a 30-45 minute in-flight movies for Japan Airlines. Director Hayao Miyazaki
eventually expanded it into a feature-length production. See more
(at around 54 mins) When Porco is in the pub, there is a Shell logo on the outside wall. That logo was used from 1971 to 1995. See more
There are warrants out on you for treason, illegal entry, decadence, pornography... and for being a lazy pig.
Apart from the title, there are no opening credits. See more
Referenced in Shirobako: Exodus Christmas
Sakuranbo no minoru koro (Le temps des cerises)
Music by Antoine Renard
Lyrics by Jean-Baptiste Clément
Performed by Tokiko Katô See more