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Emperor (2012)

PG-13
105 min | Drama, History, War

As the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II, General Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
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Vera Blasi (screenplay) | David Klass (screenplay) | Shiro Okamoto (book "His Majesty's Salvation")
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$ 1,014,099
Gross (USA)
$ 3,345,315
Gross (World)
$ 3,346,265
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Release date
Mar 8, 2013 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Matthew Fox
General Bonner Fellers General Bonner Fellers   See fewer
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Tommy Lee Jones
General Douglas MacArthur General Douglas MacArthur   See fewer
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Eriko Hatsune
Aya Shimada Aya Shimada   See fewer
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Toshiyuki Nishida
General Kajima General Kajima   See fewer
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Masayoshi Haneda
Takahashi Takahashi   See fewer
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Kaori Momoi
Mitsuko Kajima Mitsuko Kajima   See fewer
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Colin Moy
General Richter General Richter   See fewer
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Masatoshi Nakamura
Prince Konoe Prince Konoe   See fewer
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Masatô Ibu
Koichi Kido Koichi Kido   See fewer
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Isao Natsuyagi
Teizaburo Sekiya Teizaburo Sekiya   See fewer
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Takatarô Kataoka
Emperor Hirohito Emperor Hirohito   See fewer
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Aaron Jackson
Lt Col. Rogers Lt Col. Rogers   See fewer
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Nic Sampson
Lieutenant Red Lieutenant Red   See fewer
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Shôhei Hino
Hideki Tojo Hideki Tojo   See fewer
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Will Wallace
CIC Commander CIC Commander   See fewer
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Kelson Henderson
Adjutant to MacArthur Adjutant to MacArthur   See fewer
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Stephen Papps
Higgins Higgins   See fewer
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Shingo Usami
Emperor's Translator Emperor's Translator   See fewer
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Takanori Higuchi
Head Palace Guard (as Takanori Kikuchi) Head Palace Guard (as Takanori Kikuchi)   See fewer
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Ingrid Park
Woman Hall Proctor Woman Hall Proctor   See fewer
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Yôko Narahashi
Head Teacher (as Yoko Narahashi) Head Teacher (as Yoko Narahashi)   See fewer
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Michaela Rooney
Jean MacArthur (as Micheala Rooney) Jean MacArthur (as Micheala Rooney)   See fewer
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Hideko Yanagida
Old Woman in Restaurant Old Woman in Restaurant   See fewer
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Paul Gittins
Older Officer Older Officer   See fewer
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Stephen Hall
General Eichelberger General Eichelberger   See fewer
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Kengo Hasuo
Imperial Butler Imperial Butler   See fewer
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Kuni Hashimoto
Minister Anami Minister Anami   See fewer
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David Aston
U.S. Officer U.S. Officer   See fewer
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Jim McLarty
U.S. Aide U.S. Aide   See fewer
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Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi
Imperial Guard 1 Imperial Guard 1   See fewer
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Daigoro Yamada
Imperial Guard 2 Imperial Guard 2   See fewer
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Nichita Tanabe
Imperial Guard 3 Imperial Guard 3   See fewer
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Ryoichiro Yonekura
Imperial Guard 4 Imperial Guard 4   See fewer
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Koji Mizuki
Homeless Japanese Vet Homeless Japanese Vet   See fewer
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Nobuko Nakanishi
Homeless Woman Homeless Woman   See fewer
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Kona Kelly
Japanese Toddler Japanese Toddler   See fewer
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Toru Ishida
Bar Patron #2 Bar Patron #2   See fewer
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Lance Masa
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Motoshige Nagai
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Erik Brown
American Soldier American Soldier   See fewer
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Matt Kinsman
U.S. Soldier (uncredited) U.S. Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Masaya Kubota
Japanese Soldier (uncredited) Japanese Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wiebe Marinus
IO Coporal (uncredited) IO Coporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yuki Nagashima
Imperial Guard (uncredited) Imperial Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gareth Ruck
Master Sergeant (uncredited) Master Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 11,833 votes