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.
Did You Know?
In the pirates' joint attack sequence you can read on the front part of one of the pirate planes: "Morte ai porcelli!!", Italian for "Death to the pigs!!" See more
One of kidnapped girl talked to the pirates before jumping off the seaplane that there are 15 of them . After Porco struck the pirates, there are 15 girls safe in the swim ring but next scene of Porco's seaplane there are 18 of girls playing around. See more
I'd rather be a pig than a fascist.
Series of pen and ink drawings depicting adventures and early accidents in aviation are shown during the end titles. They are all populated by humanoid pigs, just like Porco. See more
Edited into Miyazaki Dreams of Flying
Sakuranbo no Minoru Koro
(Le Temps des Cerises)
Music by Antoine Renard
Lyrics by Jean-Baptiste Clément
Performed by Tokiko Katô See more