King Rat

  • 1965
  • 2 HR 14 MIN
  • NR
  • War

Set in a WW II Japanese POW camp, this nicely photographed adaptation of the James Clavell novel stars George Segal as King, an American corporal who operates a number of lucrative rackets, including the sale of rats to his sickly British, Australian, and American fellow prisoners to supplement their meager food rations. When King learns that British officer...read more

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King Rat
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(Movie Clip) One Day I'll Be Dead
Jones (Gerald Sim) is losing it until jaded senior Brit officer Larkin (Denholm Elliott) arrives to preside, after the Japanese commandant (Dale Ishim (more…)
(Movie Clip) The British Are Impressed
American Corporal King (George Segal, title character), the leading hustler at the Japanese P.O.W. camp in Singapore, has summoned talented Brit Marlo (more…)
(Movie Clip) You're Like All Criminals
Director Bryan Forbes has established the miserable Changi P.O.W. camp in Singapore, 1945, where the author James Clavell was himself held, then intro (more…)

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  • Review: Set in a WW II Japanese POW camp, this nicely photographed adaptation of the James Clavell novel stars George Segal as King, an American corporal who operates a number of lucrative rackets, including the sale of rats to his sickly British, Australian, and… (more)

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