A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, inspired by true events and starring Matthew Fox and Academy Award®-winner Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur. Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture - General Fellers (Fox) - to provide evidence in 10 short days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved. The fate of a nation awaits…

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3.6 out of 5
357 Ratings

357 Ratings

32% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Despite a typically strong performance from Tommy Lee Jones, Emperor does little with its fascinating historical palate, and is instead bogged down in a cliched romantic subplot.

14+ COMMON SENSE

MacArthur meets Hirohito in interesting historical drama.

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Lionsgate
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English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

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Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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