Rank: 39/100 in Top Movie 1987 – Empire of the Sun: To survive in a world at war, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.

Movie Synopsis:
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.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Empire of the Sun
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1987-12-09
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Drama Movie, History Movie, War Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1987
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Amblin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Countries: United States of America
  • Budget: $35,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $66,700,000.00
  • Running Time: 153 minutes
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Actors: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Ben Stiller
  • YB100 views Counts: 533
  • YB100 Likes: 6
  • Popularity: 11.152
  • Vote Count: 1066
  • Vote Average: 7.5

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