Rising Sun

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"A collision of East and West. A conspiracy of seduction and murder. A battle between tradition and power. Business is war."
  • R
  • 1993
  • 2 hr 5 min
  • 6.3  (44,069)
  • 56

Rising Sun is a mystery crime film that first appeared in 1993. Rising Sun involves the strange death of a professional mistress whose body is found in the LA based headquarters of a Japanese corporation. This results in Lt. Webster Smith and Capt. John Connor being sent to investigate her mysterious death that appears to have been caused by rough sex. However, the pair of detectives quickly find that the corporation does not want them to be investigating the matter, and they are forced to use some hardline tactics in order to bring the murder case to a close. Rising Sun is based on a Michael Crichton book by the same name. The book was adapted and directed by Philip Kaufman. The role of Capt. John Connor is played by Sean Connery, and Lt. Webster Smith is played by Wesley Snipes. Rising Sun also features performances by Harvey Keitel and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.

Rising Sun
Rising Sun
Rising Sun

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Rising Sun is a mystery crime film that first appeared in 1993. Rising Sun involves the strange death of a professional mistress whose body is found in the LA based headquarters of a Japanese corporation. This results in Lt. Webster Smith and Capt. John Connor being sent to investigate her mysterious death that appears to have been caused by rough sex. However, the pair of detectives quickly find that the corporation does not want them to be investigating the matter, and they are forced to use some hardline tactics in order to bring the murder case to a close.

Rising Sun is based on a Michael Crichton book by the same name. The book was adapted and directed by Philip Kaufman. The role of Capt. John Connor is played by Sean Connery, and Lt. Webster Smith is played by Wesley Snipes. Rising Sun also features performances by Harvey Keitel and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.

Rising Sun is a 1993 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 5 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 56.

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  • Release Date
    1993
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 5 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (44,069)
  • Metascore
    56