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The Railway Man (2013)

R
116 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

A former British Army officer, who was tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.
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Frank Cottrell Boyce (screenplay) | Andy Paterson (screenplay) | Eric Lomax (book)
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$ 18,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 61,845
Gross (USA)
$ 4,435,083
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Release date
May 23, 2014 (United States)

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Jeremy Irvine
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Tom Hobbs
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Sam Reid
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Takato Kitamoto
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Keith Fleming
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Ben Aldridge
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Yutaka Izumihara
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Louis Toshio Okada
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Micheal Doonan
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Shoota Tanahshi
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Peter Tuinstra
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Shogo Tanikawa
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Yasuhiko Miyauchi
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Keiichi Enomoto
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Masa Yamaguchi
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Hiroyuki Sanada
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Ewen Leslie
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Shinji Ikefuji
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Jack McTaggart
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David Breen
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Byron J. Brochmann
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Ben Carey
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Ray Crofter
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Marta Dusseldorp
Memsahib (uncredited) Memsahib (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Fahl
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Inessa Kraft
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Eric Lomax
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Anthony Miller
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Glenna Morrison
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Anteo Quintavalle
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Ben Rossberg
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Charlie Ruedpokanon
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Kate Rutter
Jean (uncredited) Jean (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Ryu
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Ron Smoorenburg
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Joel Thomas
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Taka Uematsu
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Koichi Waki
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Ken Watanabe
Japanese Guard (uncredited) Japanese Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Korey Williams
Prisoner of War (uncredited) Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matthew Wollaston
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Takashi Yamaguchi
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Toshi Yoshino
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7.1 / 10 | 33,223 votes