King Rat
King Rat (1965)

In this film, based on the novel by James Clavell, George Segal stars as a British POW who is the mastermind of all black-market operations in a Japanese prison camp. He is called "King Rat" because he breeds rodents to serve as… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 6, 2003
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Scott Nash
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A cynical look at what humanity will do to survive under extreme circumstances.

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Shane Burridge

In this environment, a hustler like King is sure to thrive, just as any resourceful rat would

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xGary Xx
This story of prisoners of war in a WWII japanese prison camp is based on true experiences, and is far more concerned with the harsh realities of surviving the… More
John Ballantine
Good POW film that doesn't make you forget the Bridge on the River Kwai or any of the other prison films that William Holden pops up in but it nonetheless… More