Shanghai Surprise

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Adventure

SHANGHAI SURPRISE opens in 1937, the year of the Japanese occupation of China, as drug kingpin Walter Faraday (Paul Freeman) is trying to escape with a shipment of opium. Faraday is chased into the bay by army guards and shot. One year later, the story picks up as Gloria Tatlock (Madonna), an innocent missionary, convinces Glendon Wasey (Sean Penn), a sleazy...read more

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Shanghai Surprise - Official Trailer
01:28 — A salesman and a beautiful missionary in 1938 Shanghai become involved with opium smuggling as well as each other. Universally panned disaster might b (more…)

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: SHANGHAI SURPRISE opens in 1937, the year of the Japanese occupation of China, as drug kingpin Walter Faraday (Paul Freeman) is trying to escape with a shipment of opium. Faraday is chased into the bay by army guards and shot. One year later, the story pic… (more)

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