Empire of the Sun (1987)

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Empire of the Sun

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

Directed By Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg Starring Christian Bale Christian Bale  •  John Malkovich John Malkovich  •  Joe Pantoliano Joe Pantoliano  •  Miranda Richardson Miranda Richardson  •  Ben Stiller Ben Stiller Genres Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Based-on-a-True-Story  •  Childhood Drama  •  Drama  •  War Drama  •  War Studios &
Franchises
Academy Award Nominated  •  Amblin Entertainment  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated  •  National Board of Review Award for Best Film Winning  •  Slant Magazine's 100 Essential Films
Release Info 1987-12-09T00:00:00Z December 9, 1987
Color  •  154 minutes PG Rated PG
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JC13

JC13 on 4/22/2015 Reply  · 

This film is stunning to look at and features a strong performance from a very young Christian Bale. Unfortunately it's just too damn long.

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