Nicolas Cage's Favorite Film is a Hayao Miyazaki Classic

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There is little doubt that Nicolas Cage is known for being an eccentric man so it should make sense that his taste in entertainment isn't like everybody else's. However, the star of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent has just revealed that one of his favorite movies is a Hayao Miyazaki classic we all know and love!

Nicolas Cage recently took part in a Reddit Ask Me Anything to promote his new film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. During the AMA, fans got to ask Cage some awesome questions about his future projects. However, some also asked random questions we have wondered about like his preferred movies. When asked which movie he could watch over and over and still not get bored, Cage gave two amazing answers.

"Apocalypse Now and Spirited Away," the actor wrote.

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We can't think of two movies that are more different from each other but we really shouldn't be surprised. After all, this is Nicolas Cage and it's great to know that his answer is truly fitting.

Apocalypse Now is a ground-breaking 1979 film that follows Captain Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen) as he embarks on a secret mission to assassinate Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando), a renegade Army Special Forces officer accused of murder. The movie was directed by Nicolas Cage's uncle Francis Ford Coppola.

Spirited Away is a 2001 animated film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. It follows a young girl named Chihiro who ends up in the world of Kami and works at a witch's bathhouse to free her parents who have been turned into pigs.


The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent also stars Pedro Pascal, Lily Mo Sheen, Demi Moore, Sharon Horgan, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, Jacob Scipio, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tiffany Haddish. The film will hit theaters on April 22, 2022.

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