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Rising Sun (1993)

R
125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.
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Writers
Michael Crichton (novel) (screenplay) | Philip Kaufman (screenplay) | Michael Backes (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 35,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 15,195,941
Gross (USA)
$ 63,179,523
Gross (World)
$ 107,198,790
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Release date
Jul 30, 1993 (United States)

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65 cast members
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Sean Connery
Capt. John Connor Capt. John Connor   See fewer
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Wesley Snipes
Lt. Webster Smith Lt. Webster Smith   See fewer
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Harvey Keitel
Lt. Tom Graham Lt. Tom Graham   See fewer
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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Eddie Sakamura Eddie Sakamura   See fewer
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Kevin Anderson
Bob Richmond Bob Richmond   See fewer
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Mako
Yoshida-san Yoshida-san   See fewer
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Ray Wise
Senator John Morton Senator John Morton   See fewer
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Stan Egi
Ishihara Ishihara   See fewer
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Stan Shaw
Phillips Phillips   See fewer
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Tia Carrere
Jingo Asakuma Jingo Asakuma   See fewer
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Steve Buscemi
Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm   See fewer
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Tatjana Patitz
Cheryl Lynn Austin Cheryl Lynn Austin   See fewer
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Daniel von Bargen
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Lauren Robinson
Zelda 'Zelly' Smith Zelda 'Zelly' Smith   See fewer
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Amy Hill
Hsieh Hsieh   See fewer
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Tom Dahlgren
Jim Donaldson Jim Donaldson   See fewer
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Clyde Kusatsu
Tanaka Tanaka   See fewer
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Michael Chapman
Fred Hoffman Fred Hoffman   See fewer
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Joey Miyashima
Young Japanese Negotiator Young Japanese Negotiator   See fewer
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Nelson Mashita
Young Japanese Negotiator Young Japanese Negotiator   See fewer
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Tamara Tunie
Lauren Smith Lauren Smith   See fewer
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Michael Kinsley
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Eleanor Clift
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Clarence Page
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Pat Choate
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Steve Clemons
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Dan Butler
Ken Shubik Ken Shubik   See fewer
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Toshishiro Obata
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J. Max Kirishima
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Larry O. Williams Jr.
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Carl A. McGee
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Quincy Adams Jr.
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Cecil Brown
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Meagen Fay
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Max Grodénchik
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Jessica Tuck
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Masa Watanabe
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Minnie Summers Lindsey
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Iwabuchi Iwabuchi   See fewer
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Kenji
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Tak Kubota
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Tadashi Yamashita
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Dennis Ota
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Raymond Kitamura
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Yakuza (uncredited) Yakuza (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 38,689 votes