The Sand Pebbles Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1372

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 39

Theatrical Release Date: 12/20/1966

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Robert Wise

Actors: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Emmanuelle Arsan, Gavin MacLeod

Plot: In 1926 China, the U.S.S. San Pablo patrols a Yangtze tributary. When engineer Jake Holman joins the crew, his personality clashes with those aboard and the local population. Everything comes to a head when the ship is ordered to crash through a river-boom. -- Chris Kavan

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Indyfreak - wrote on 08/06/2014

One of the most underrated Hollywood epics ever! Featuring a strong cast led by Steve McQueen who gives his best performance, this 3 hour war adventure examines America's place in the Far East during the tumultuous civil war that gripped China during the 1920s. Both critical and celebratory of American imperialism in a thoughtful manner not seen in historical movies these days. And there's plenty of action, romance, and drama to boot!

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