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Empire of the Sun (film) Quotes

Empire of the Sun (film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Empire of the Sun completed its run in 1970.

It features Steven Spielberg, and Kathleen Kennedy; Frank Marshall as producer, John Williams in charge of musical score, and Allen Daviau as head of cinematography.

Empire of the Sun (film) is recorded in English, Japanese, and Cantonese Chinese and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Empire of the Sun (film) is 154 minutes long. Empire of the Sun (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Christian Bale as Jim, John Malkovich as Basie, Nigel Havers as Dr. Rawlins, Leslie Phillips as Maxton, Emily Richard as Mary Graham, Masatō Ibu as Sgt. Nagata, Christian Bale as Jamie, Joe Pantoliano as Frank, and Ben Stiller as Dainty.

Empire of the Sun (film) Quotes

Christian Bale as Jim

  • (Christian Bale) "Are you with the American Fleet?"
  • (Joe Pantoliano) "American Fleet. Looks like you lost your shirt kid."
  • (Christian Bale) "It almost looks as if they're waiting for something to happen --"
  • (John Graham, Jim's father) "Yes."
  • (Christian Bale) "They didn't look angry or anything --"
  • (Leslie Phillips) "It's not their anger; it's their patience."
  • (Christian Bale) "Learned a new word today. "Atom bomb." It was like the God taking a photograph."
  • (Christian Bale) "Dr. Rawlin, do you remember how we had helped build the runway? If we die like the others, our bones would be IN the runway. In a way, it's OUR runway --"
  • (Nigel Havers) "No it's THEIR runway, Jim. Try not to think so much. Try not to THINK so much."
  • (Christian Bale) "I can bring everyone back. Everyone."
  • (Christian Bale) "Bastard. He gave me a mango."
  • (John Malkovich) "I'll give you a whole god**** fruit salad. There are Frigidaires falling from the sky. It's kingdom come."
  • (Christian Bale) "He was my friend."
  • (John Malkovich) "He was a Jap."
  • (Christian Bale) "The war's over."
  • (Christian Bale) "Can I have his shoes when he's dead?"
  • (Nigel Havers) "God you're a pragmatist, Jim."
  • (Christian Bale) "I saw it. I saw it. It was like a white light in the sky."
  • (Christian Bale) "I was dreaming about God."
  • (Mother) "What did he say?"
  • (Christian Bale) "Nothing."
  • (Christian Bale) "He was playing tennis."
  • (Christian Bale) "Would you like a Hershey bar?"
  • (Nina) "Oh yes, please"
  • (Christian Bale) "So would I kid, have you got one?"
  • (Christian Bale) "Help me, I'm British."
  • (Christian Bale) "If the Americans land, the Japanese will fight."
  • (Nigel Havers) "You admire the Japanese?"
  • (Christian Bale) "Well, they're brave, aren't they?"
  • (Nigel Havers) "That's important, is it, Jim?"
  • (Christian Bale) "It's a good thing if you want to win a war."
  • (Nigel Havers) "But we don't want them to win, do we. Remember, we're British."
  • (Christian Bale) "Yes. I've never been there."
  • (Christian Bale) "Excuse me everyone --"
  • (Christian Bale) "I surrender."
  • (Unnamed) "I surrender. I surrender. Banzai. Banzai."
  • (Christian Bale) "I can't remember what my parents look like."
  • (Christian Bale) "I touched it. I touched it. I felt the heat. I can taste it in my mouth, oil and cordite."
  • (Christian Bale) "Amatus sum, amatus es, amatus est."
  • (Christian Bale) "Do you know where we are? We're here, see? And now we have to turn left. Do you hear me? When I say turn left, you turn left. When I say turn right, turn right. You have to do what I say otherwise we'll never get to Soochow then you'll be shot."
  • (Christian Bale) "P-51. Cadillac of the sky."
  • (Christian Bale) "We'll have to leave the camp."
  • (John Malkovich) "That's the idea, Jim. First one side feeds you and the other side tries to get you killed, then it's turned around; it's all timing."

John Malkovich as Basie

  • (John Malkovich) "I want these back when they're done."
  • (John Malkovich) "Jim, didn't I teach you anything?"
  • (Christian Bale) "Yes. You taught me that people will do anything -- for a potato."
  • (John Malkovich) "Jesus, those Coney Island pilots."
  • (John Malkovich) "Oh, buying and selling, Frank. You know. Life."
  • (John Malkovich) "Don't let me down kid you're an American now."
  • (Christian Bale) "Hey how'ya doin' Frank?"
  • (John Malkovich) "It's at the beginning and end of war that we have to watch out. In between, it's like a country club."
  • (John Malkovich) "What did you say your name was boy?"
  • (Christian Bale) "Jamie and I'm building a man-flying kite and writing a book called Contract Bridge."
  • (John Malkovich) "Jim. A new name for a new life."

Ben Stiller as Dainty

  • (Ben Stiller) "What else you betting with Baise?"
  • (John Malkovich) "My LIFE."

Joe Pantoliano as Frank

  • (Joe Pantoliano) "Damn it Basie, they're Japs"
  • (John Malkovich) "I can see that Frank, back out of here."
  • (Joe Pantoliano) "I can't back out, there's no reverse"
  • (John Malkovich) "Just go foward"
  • (Joe Pantoliano) "Come on."

Masatō Ibu as Sgt. Nagata

  • (Masatō Ibu) "Boy. Difficult boy."

Emily Richard as Mary Graham

  • (Emily Richard) "Jamie? -- Jamie? -- Jamie?"

Leslie Phillips as Maxton

  • (Leslie Phillips) "I heard you resigned from the Scouts."
  • (Christian Bale) "I've become an atheist."

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