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Shanghai Surprise (1986)

PG-13
97 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs...See moreGlendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs. But they are up against every thug and smuggler in Shangai. Written by Mehmet Karaca See less
Director
Writers
John Kohn (screenplay) | Robert Bentley (screenplay) | Tony Kenrick (from the novel "Faraday's Flowers")
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Cinematographer
Ernest Vincze (as Ernie Vincze)
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Budget
$ 17,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 719,885
Gross (USA)
$ 2,315,683
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Release date
Aug 29, 1986 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Sean Penn
Glendon Wasey Glendon Wasey   See fewer
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Madonna
Gloria Tatlock Gloria Tatlock   See fewer
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Paul Freeman
Walter Faraday Walter Faraday   See fewer
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Richard Griffiths
Willie Tuttle Willie Tuttle   See fewer
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Philip Sayer
Justin Kronk Justin Kronk   See fewer
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Clyde Kusatsu
Joe Go Joe Go   See fewer
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Kay Tong Lim
Mei Gan Mei Gan   See fewer
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Sonserai Lee
China Doll China Doll   See fewer
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Victor Wong
Ho Chong Ho Chong   See fewer
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Professor Toru Tanaka
Yamagani San Yamagani San   See fewer
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Michael Aldridge
Mr. Burns Mr. Burns   See fewer
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Sarah Lam
China Doll's Maid China Doll's Maid   See fewer
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George She
Wu Ch'En She Wu Ch'En She   See fewer
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Won Gam Bor
Rickshaw King Rickshaw King   See fewer
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To Chee Kan
China Doll's Boatman China Doll's Boatman   See fewer
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David Li
Doorman at Zig-Zag Club Doorman at Zig-Zag Club   See fewer
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Keith Bonnard
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Claire Lutter
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
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Pamela Yang
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
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Michael Chow
Street Barker Street Barker   See fewer
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Samuel Tsao
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Philip Tan
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George Harrison
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3.1 / 10 | 4,512 votes