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City of War: The Story of John Rabe (2009)

134 min | Biography, Drama, History

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
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Writers
Florian Gallenberger | Erwin Wickert (book editor "John Rabe: Der Gute Deurtsche von Nanking")
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Juhua Tu | Xinran Tu (as Tu Xin Ran)
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$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 4,892
Gross (USA)
$ 67,519
Gross (World)
$ 1,484,077
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Release date
Oct 10, 2009 (United States)

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Ulrich Tukur
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Daniel Brühl
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Steve Buscemi
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Anne Consigny
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Dagmar Manzel
Dora Rabe Dora Rabe   See fewer
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Jingchu Zhang
Langshu Langshu   See fewer
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Teruyuki Kagawa
Prince Asaka Yasuhiko Prince Asaka Yasuhiko   See fewer
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Mathias Herrmann
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Tetta Sugimoto
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Akira Emoto
Matsui Iwane Matsui Iwane   See fewer
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Arata Iura
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Shaun Lawton
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Christian Rodska
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Gottfried John
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Ming Li
Chang Chang   See fewer
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Chiang Kai-Shek Chiang Kai-Shek   See fewer
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Togo Igawa
Fukuda Tokuyasu Fukuda Tokuyasu   See fewer
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Wenkang Yuan
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Tang Ye Fing
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Christoph Hagen Dittmann
Christian Kröger Christian Kröger   See fewer
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Hans-Joachim Heist
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Hans-Eckart Eckhardt
Bernd Franz Bernd Franz   See fewer
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Yôzaburô Itô
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Jia Dong Liu
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Zhu Yi
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Yilu Huang
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Shuang Wang
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De Hui Tang
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Da Shu Jin
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Andrea Sawatzki
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7.2 / 10 | 5,704 votes