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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, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile envir

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1987-12-09

Runtime 153 minutes

Budget $35m

Revenue $67m


TMDB 7.5


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ernie_truman shared a tip "Solid Spielberg movie. A little too long but I had a good time watching it."

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jodilu shared a tip "Agree!! This is an amazing movie."

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elena_lindstedt shared a tip "Classic! And baby bale Batman"

nickt shared a tip "Very underrated Spielberg movie with possibly one of the best performances from a child actor."

marilyn_4176 shared a tip "Great movie"

grace_filetti shared a tip "Great movie not many know about. Also what a performance by a very young Christian Bale."

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maxine_canton_1450 shared a tip "Amazing performance by Christian Bale at a very young age."

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Ryan_M_Yozhik shared a tip "Love not only the movie, but also the soundtrack is amazing"

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Abbie_27 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies, a great, heartwarming, intense journey!"

kathyann_saleem shared a tip "A must see"

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