Shanghai Surprise (1986)

Shanghai Surprise
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 37mins.
Genres Romance, Adventure
Keywords melodrama
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
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Judy Dennis Casting n/a 179 10000002
David Minty Art Director art direction(Hong Kong) 183 9000004
John Siddall Art Director art direction(United Kingdom) 183 9000003
Jack Stephens Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
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Sallie Evans Makeup (United Kingdom) 353 13000003
Graham Freeborn Makeup (Hong Kong) 353 13000002
Judy Moorcroft Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Peter Mullins Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
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William Diver Music Editor n/a 214 8000003
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Ralph Sheldon Editor n/a 172 7000001
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Jeff Lynne Song songs("Hottest Gong in Town" "Zig-Zag") 120859 8000005
The Zig Zaggers Song Performer ("Hottest Gong in Town") 120788 8000009
Vicki Brown Song Performer ("Shanghai Surprise") 120788 8000008
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John DuPrez Song song arranger("Hottest Gong in Town" "Zig-Zag") 120859 8000006
Sue Wain Wardrobe wardrobe mistress 120823 13000005
Keith Morton Wardrobe wardrobe master 120823 13000006
David Beavis Special Effects special effects technician 168 23000002
Paul Knowles Special Effects special effects technician 168 23000003
David Watkins Sr. Special Effects Supervisor n/a 545 23000001
Steve Dent Stunt Man (Philip Sayer) 121002 19000006
Terry Cade Stunt Man (Paul Freeman/Michael Aldridge) 121002 19000005
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Bruce Osborne Other vintage cars supplier 120795 26000005
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Stephen Cooper Other draftsman 120795 26000003
Gary Tomkins Other draftsman 120795 26000002
Terry Plummer Stunt Man (Richard Griffiths) 121002 19000004
Tracey Eddon Stunt Man (Madonna) 121002 19000003
Eric Tomlinson Sound sound recording 120816 14000004
Richard Dodds Sound sound recording(music) 120816 14000003
Andrew Boulton Sound sound recording 120816 14000002
Rodney Glenn Foley Editor n/a 221 14000001
Hugh Strain Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000005
John Poyner Sound Editor n/a 229 14000006
Andy Bradford Stunt Man (Sean Penn) 121002 19000002
Alf Joint Stunt Coordinator n/a 120804 19000001
Graham Harris Sound Effects Editor n/a 327 14000008
Chris Barnes Sound Editor (dialogue) 229 14000007
Bob Huke Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
Neil Binney Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Claire Lutter Actor Prostitute 1 1000017
Pamela Yang Actor Prostitute 1 1000018
Keith Bonnard Actor Maitre d' at Zig-Zag Club 1 1000016
David Li Actor Doorman at Zig-Zag Club 1 1000015
To Chee Kan Actor China Doll's Boatman 1 1000014
Michael Chow Actor Steet Barker 1 1000019
Samuel Tsao Actor Street Barker 1 1000020
Jim Goddard Director n/a 2 2000001
Lim Kay Tong Actor Mei Gan 1 1000023
George Harrison Actor Night-Club Singer 1 1000022
Philip Tan Actor Ship's Officer 1 1000021
Won Gam Bor Actor Rickshaw King 1 1000013
George She Actor Wu Ch'en She 1 1000012
Philip Sayer Actor Justin Kronk 1 1000005
Paul Freeman Actor Walter Faraday 1 1000004
Richard Griffiths Actor Willie Tuttle 1 1000003
Madonna Actor Gloria Tatlock 1 1000002
Clyde Kusatsu Actor Joe Go 1 1000006
Toru M Tanaka Jr. Actor Yamagani San 1 1000007
Sarah Lam Actor China Doll's Maid 1 1000011
Michael Aldridge Actor Mr Burns 1 1000010
Sonserai Lee Actor China Doll 1 1000009
Victor Wong Actor Ho Chong 1 1000008
John Kohn Producer n/a 3 3000001
George Harrison Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
May Leung Assistant Director n/a 163 5000010
To Chee Kan Assistant Director n/a 163 5000011
Rupert Ryle-Hodges Assistant Director n/a 163 5000009
Gerry Toomey Assistant Director n/a 163 5000008
Patty Chan Assistant Director (Hong Kong) 163 5000007
Laurie Borg Location Manager (United Kingdom) 193 5000012
Alice Chan Location Manager (United Kingdom) 193 5000013
Ernest A. Vincze Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Diane Chittell Production Coordinator (United Kingdom) 162 5000016
Kathy Sykes Production Coordinator (Hong Kong) 162 5000015
Andy Ma Location Manager (United Kingdom) 193 5000014
Gino Marotta Assistant Director n/a 163 5000006
Virginia Lok Production Manager (Hong Kong) 305 5000005
John Kohn Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Sara Romilly Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Robin Douet Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Denis O'Brien Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Robert Bentley Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Tony Kendrick Source Material (from novel) ("Faraday's Flowers") 120793 4000003
Titus Ho Production Manager (Hong Kong) 305 5000004
David Brown Production Manager (United Kingdom) 305 5000003
Peter Kohn Production Manager (United Kingdom) 305 5000002
Matthew Binns Unit Manager (Hong Kong) 120832 5000001
Sean Penn Actor Glendon Wasey 1 1000001
Synopsis
It is 1937 and Shanghai is under Japanese occupation. Walter Faraday, known as "the Opium King" and a supplier named Mei Gan battle over a valuable supply of the drug and Faraday is killed. A year later, missionary Gloria Tatlock comes in search of Faraday's legendary opium to relieve the pain of injured soldiers. She and her fellow missionary need a street-wise man to help them in their quest and they engage the fortune hunter Glendon Wasey. The vulgar Wasey finds himself in a dangerous adventure with less than pious Tatlock and before long they both find themselves falling in love.