A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

  1. Zhang Yimou


  2. Yan Geling


  3. Liu Heng


Top Billed Cast

  1. Christian Bale

    Christian Bale

    John Miller

  2. Ni Ni

    Ni Ni

    Yu Mo

  3. Tong Dawei

    Tong Dawei

    Major Li

  4. Zhang Xinyi

    Zhang Xinyi

    Shujuan Meng

  5. Shigeo Kobayashi

    Shigeo Kobayashi

    Lt. Kato

Full Cast & Crew

The Flowers of War
The Flowers of War


Original Title 金陵十三釵

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 18, 2012


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 2h 26m

Budget $94,000,000.00

Revenue $95,311,434.00



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