How to Watch All 11 Naruto Movies in Chronological Order
Navigating the world of Naruto movies is like trying to learn a complex ninja technique; it's daunting but incredibly rewarding once you get the hang of it.
To save you from the confusion that can be more challenging than a Chunin exam, we've mapped out all 11 Naruto movies in the order they're meant to be watched, not just by release date, but by their place in the epic Naruto storyline.
1. Ninja Clash In The Land Of Snow (2004)
Timeline: After episode 101 of Naruto
Naruto and his team are assigned to protect a famous actress during the shooting of her new movie, only to discover that the film's location, the Land of Snow, harbors a hidden power desired by the actress's usurped ruler.
2. Legend Of The Stone Of Gelel (2005)
Timeline: After episode 106 of Naruto
Naruto, Sakura, and Shikamaru are involved in a battle over a mysterious stone of Gelel, which has regenerative properties; they face a group planning to use the stone's power for their militaristic ambitions.
3. Guardians Of The Crescent Moon Kingdom (2006)
Timeline: After episode 196 of Naruto
Team 7 is tasked with protecting a prince during a world tour and gets involved in a coup in the Crescent Moon Kingdom, prompting them to protect the royal family and restore peace to the kingdom.
4. Naruto Shippuden The Movie (2007)
Timeline: After episode 32 of Naruto Shippuden
Naruto faces a prediction of death as he battles a monster capable of causing massive destruction, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance as he confronts his destiny.
5. Bonds (2008)
Timeline: After episode 71 of Naruto Shippuden
The Hidden Leaf Village is attacked by mysterious flying ninjas from the Land of the Sky, seeking revenge; Naruto and his friends must prevent a full-scale war and uncover the truth behind the attack.
6. The Will Of Fire (2009)
Timeline: After episode 121 of Naruto Shippuden
When four Kage from neighboring ninja villages disappear, the Hidden Leaf is blamed, and Naruto and his friends must prevent a potential ninja war and uncover the truth behind the disappearances.
7. The Lost Tower (2010)
Timeline: After episode 143 of Naruto Shippuden
Naruto gets caught in a time-traveling mission and ends up in the past, meeting his father, the Fourth Hokage, and they team up to stop a rogue ninja from using an ancient power.
8. Blood Prison (2011)
Timeline: After episode 196 of Naruto Shippuden
Wrongly accused of an attack on the Fourth Raikage, Naruto is imprisoned in the Blood Prison, where he uncovers a conspiracy and must prove his innocence while facing the prison's formidable challenges.
9. Road To Ninja (2012)
Timeline: After episode 251 of Naruto Shippuden
Naruto and Sakura are transported to an alternate world by Tobi and face versions of their friends and loved ones with opposite personalities, leading to a deeper appreciation of their real world and relationships.
10. The Last (2014)
Timeline: After episode 493 of Naruto Shippuden
Set during a time of crisis as the moon is approaching Earth, Naruto must rescue Hinata's sister and confront his own feelings for Hinata, with the fate of the planet at stake.
11. Boruto: Naruto the Movie (2015)
Timeline: After the finale of Naruto Shippuden and before Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Naruto's son, Boruto, feeling neglected by his father's commitments as Hokage, seeks to surpass him and trains under the infamous Sasuke Uchiha. Meanwhile, the world's jinchūriki are being assassinated, posing a threat to Naruto, with only Boruto and Sasuke able to save him.