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Empire of the Sun

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7.8/10
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Rated: 7+ (PG)19872h 33mOn: HBO Tags: Based on Books Military Prison Country: America

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.Empire of the Sun featuring Christian Bale and John Malkovich is streaming on HBO, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 5 others. It's a drama and food movie with a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 75% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (108,136 votes).

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#922 Ranked Movie

#7 Ranked in Food Movies

#41 Ranked in World War II Movies

#49 Ranked in Movies on HBO

Empire of the Sun has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 75% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (108,136 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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