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Empire of the Sun ()

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featuring Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Joe Pantoliano

Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, Empire of the Sun stars Christian Bale as a spoiled young British boy, living with his wealthy family ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 3.334

beautiful movie

by Luc on Feb 14, 2013

Beautiful movie that didn't get enough recognition. Should be required viewing for High Schoolers - and everyone.

by normin on Apr 21, 2011

Movie was as advertised and arrived in good condition. We enjoyed it, and will watch it again.


Not historical

by NormanDreiser on Jun 11, 2009

This movie was a disappointment on finding it was "based" on memoirs and was just too fantastic to begin with. Aside from the desire to kill the damn kid, or at least slap him silly, I found the movie too long; the ending was dragged out far too long. Great acting or overacting, as you will. John Malkovitch turned in another great performance, but no one else did. For a far more accurate movie about internment camps, watch "Three Came Home" starring Claudette Colbert.

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Renetta K

One of the Best Steven Spielberg's

I have been a die hart fan of this movie since I was a kid. I could just imagine myself as a child going through all of that and seeing so many things and most of all being apart from my familly for so long. It is very adventerous and I will be watching this with my son one day. I'm sure he will love ... Read more

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