A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, inspired by true events and starring Matthew Fox and Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur. Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture - General Fellers (Fox) - to provide evidence in 10 short days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved. The fate of a nation awaits...

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Emperor (2012)

PG-13

War/Drama · 1h 41m · 3/8/2013

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Japan 1945: General Douglas MacArthur was given a mission to decide the fate of a nation, the guilt of a leader, and the true price of peace.

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A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, inspired by true events and starring Matthew Fox and Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur. Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture - General Fellers (Fox) - to provide evidence in 10 short days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved. The fate of a nation awaits...

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Status

Released

Languages

Japanese, English

Countries

United States, Japan

Production Companies

Krasnoff Foster Productions, United Performers' Studio

Revenue

$14,858,239
Part Of
Cast
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Matthew Fox

General Bonner Fellers
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Eriko Hatsune

Aya Shimada
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Toshiyuki Nishida

General Kajima
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Masayoshi Haneda

Takahashi
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Kaori Momoi

Mitsuko Kajima
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Motoshige Nagai

Bar Patron #3
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Colin Moy

General Richter
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Masatô Ibu

Koichi Kido
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Isao Natsuyagi

Teizaburo Sekiya
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Takatarô Kataoka

Emperor Hirohito
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Aaron Jackson

Lt Col. Rogers
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Nic Sampson

Lieutenant Red
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Shôhei Hino

Hideki Tojo
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Will Wallace

CIC Commander
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Kelson Henderson

Adjutant to MacArthur
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Stephen Papps

Higgins
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Masatoshi Nakamura

Prince Konoe
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Gareth Ruck

Master Sergeant (uncredited)
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Tommy Lee Jones

General Douglas MacArthur
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Shingo Usami

Emperor's Translator
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Takanori Kikuchi

Head Palace Guard
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Ingrid Park

Woman Hall Proctor
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Kazuki Hayakawa

Akio
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Kaito Narita

Eiji
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Michaela Rooney

Jean MacArthur (as Micheala Rooney)
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Hideko Yanagida

Old Woman in Restaurant
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Paul Gittins

Older Officer
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Stephen Hall

General Eichelberger
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Kengo Hasuo

Imperial Butler
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Kuni Hashimoto

Minister Anami
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David Aston

U.S. Officer
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Jim McLarty

U.S. Aide
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Daigoro Yamada

Imperial Guard 2
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Nichita Tanabe

Imperial Guard 3
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Ryoichiro Yonekura

Imperial Guard 4
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Koji Mizuki

Homeless Japanese Vet
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Nobuko Nakanishi

Homeless Woman
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Kona Kelly

Japanese Toddler
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Toru Ishida

Bar Patron #2
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Lance Masa

Bar Patron #1
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Yôko Narahashi

Head Teacher (as Yoko Narahashi)
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Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi

Imperial Guard 1
Crew
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Peter Webber

Director
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Vera Blasi

Writer
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David Klass

Writer
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Shiro Okamoto

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Emperor

(DVD)

8/13/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Emperor

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Emperor

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

8/13/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Emperor

(Blu-ray)

8/13/2013

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