Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

8.5 / Rated by 3 people

102 min.
Plot  In feudal Japan in the Edo period, young 12 year old eyepatched Kubo tends to his ill mother Sariatu in a mountain cave near a village. He earns their meager living by magically manipulating origami with music from his shamisen for the village folk and his mother, telling the tale of a samurai warrior named Hanzo, Kubo's missing father. Kubo is never able to finish his story as he doesn't know what happened to his father and his mother can't recall the end of the story due to her deteriorating mental state. Sariatu warns him not to stay out after dark, and her Sisters (his aunts) and his grandfather, the Moon King (who took his eye when he was a baby) will be able to find him and take his remaining eye.

One day, Kubo learns of the village's Bon festival allowing them to speak to deceased loved ones. Kubo attends but is angry that Hanzo does not appear from his grave, and forgets to return home before sunset. Sariatu's Sisters, Karasu and Washi, quickly find him and attack, but S...



Charlize Theron
Monkey/Sariatu (voice only)
Matthew McConaughey
Beetle/Hanzo (voice only)
Ralph Fiennes
Raiden the Moon King (voice only)
Rooney Mara
Karasu and Washi the Sisters (voice only)
George Takei
Hosato (voice only)
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Hashi (voice only)
Brenda Vaccaro
Kameyo (voice only)


All Titles

Kubo and the Two Strings
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States


United States




hassan rated Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) with 9.0 stars / 04.01.2017

rifai rated Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) with 8.5 stars / 15.12.2016

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