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PG-13| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Glendon Wasey (Sean Penn) is a sleazy, down-on-his-luck con man struggling to sell glow-in-the-dark neckties in Shanghai. When he encounters the lovely Gloria Tatlock (Madonna), a nurse who wants to obtain a supply of opium to ease the suffering of her patients, he decides to help her get hold of a stolen supply of the valuable drug. The only problem is that a lot of other people want to secure the stolen opium as well -- gangsters, smugglers, thugs and a host of dangerous lowlifes.

Cast: Sean Penn , Madonna , Paul Freeman , Richard Griffiths , Philip Sayer , Clyde Kusatsu , Kay Tong Lim , Sonserai Lee

Director: Jim Goddard

Genres: Crime drama

Shanghai Surprise (1986)

Release Date: August 29th, 1986|1 hr. 37 min.

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