The Emperor Jones

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  • NR
  • 1933
  • 1 hr 20 min
  • 6.4  (1,068)

The Emperor Jones is an American movie that's loosely based on the play of the same name by Eugene O'Neill. The film gives the title character a backstory in which he starts off as a porter on a train, but he is corrupted by big city influences and kills a man. After a stint in prison, he makes his way to a tropical island and eventually becomes its dictator. He proves to be a cruel and corrupt leader and the islanders revolt against him.

The Emperor Jones
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The Emperor Jones is an American movie that's loosely based on the play of the same name by Eugene O'Neill. The film gives the title character a backstory in which he starts off as a porter on a train, but he is corrupted by big city influences and kills a man. After a stint in prison, he makes his way to a tropical island and eventually becomes its dictator. He proves to be a cruel and corrupt leader and the islanders revolt against him.

The Emperor Jones is a 1933 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 20 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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  • Release Date
    1933
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 20 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (1,068)