Empire of the Sun (1987)

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

Directing:
  • Steven Spielberg

Writing:
  • J.G. Ballard
  • Tom Stoppard
  • Menno Meyjes

Stars:
Release Date: 1987-12-09
metacritic icon 8.4/10
themoviedb icon 7.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | 日本語 | 普通话
  • Runtime: 153
  • Budget: $35,000,000
  • Revenue: $22,238,696
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Dainty
Masatō Ibu
Masatō Ibu
Sgt. Nagata
Christian Bale
Christian Bal...
Jim 'Jamie' Graham
John Malkovich
John Malkovic...
Basie
Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richa...
Mrs. Victor
Nigel Havers
Nigel Havers
Dr. Rawlins
Joe Pantoliano
Joe Pantolian...
Frank Demarest
Leslie Phillips
Leslie Philli...
Maxton
David Neidorf
David Neidorf
Tiptree
Ralph Seymour
Ralph Seymour
Cohen
Robert Stephens
Robert Stephe...
Mr. Lockwood
Guts Ishimatsu
Guts Ishimats...
Sgt. Uchida
James Walker
James Walker
Mr. Radik
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