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Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun
  • PG
  • 2h 32m
  • 1987
Certified Fresh76%
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Internationally renowned director Steven Spielberg captures the powerful story of a sheltered young boy separated from his parents and forced to endure the ravages of war. Based on the autobiographical best seller by J.G. Ballard, this epic drama chronicles Ballard's remarkable struggle to survive a childhood filled with betrayal, death, and disappointment trapped in Shanghai during the World War II Japanese occupation.
© 1987 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh76%
Critics Consensus: One of Steven Spielberg's most ambitious efforts of the 1980s, Empire of the Sun remains an underrated gem in the director's distinguished filmography.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Drama
  • Release Date:December 9, 1987
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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