Empire of the Sun Movie Poster
  • Released
  • December 9, 1987
  • PG, 2 hr 32 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 29 Fan Ratings

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Empire of the Sun Synopsis

An upper-class English boy (Christian Bale) becomes a Japanese prisoner in World War II Shanghai.

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Rated PG

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Common Sense Media says

Beautiful but grim WWII saga through a boy's eyes.

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  • Positive Messages
  • Positive Role Models
  • Violence & Scariness
  • Language
  • Drinking & Drugs
  • Sexual