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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 153

Budget: $38,000,000

Revenue: -

Languages: en, ja, zh

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  PG

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Alternative Titles

  • L'empire du Soleil
  • El imperio del sol
  • A nap birodalma
  • El imperio del sol
  • 太陽の帝国
Content Score: 100

6.9/10 (245 votes)


The story of young English boy who lives with his parents in Shanghai during World War II. After the Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese occupy the Shanghai International Settlement, and in the following chaos Jim becomes separated from his parents.


To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.


Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: , ,

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Christian Bale

Christian Bale
as Jim 'Jamie' Graham

John Malkovich

John Malkovich
as Basie

Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson
as Mrs. Victor

Nigel Havers

Nigel Havers
as Dr. Rawlins

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