Critics Consensus

Shanghai is crippled by a weak story and fatally undermined by clunky direction, making for a period political drama that lacks all of its key components.



Total Count: 24
User image

Shanghai Videos

Shanghai Photos

Movie Info

This period drama concerns an American (John Cusack) in Shanghai who, through the investigation of the death of a friend, ends up falling in love while stumbling upon a political conspiracy. 1408 helmer Mikael Håfström directs. Gong Li and Ken Watanabe co-star in the production, from a script supplied by Hossein Amini. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

Watch it now


John Cusack
as Paul Soames
Yun-Fat Chow
as Anthony Lan-Ting
Li Gong
as Anna Lan-Ting
Franka Potente
as Leni Müller
Hugh Bonneville
as Ben Sanger
Wolf Kahler
as German Consul
David Morse
as Richard Astor
Franke Potente
as Leni Müller
Yuan On
as Yuan
Benedict Wong
as Juso Kita
Gemma Chan
as Shin Shin
View All

News & Interviews for Shanghai

Critic Reviews for Shanghai

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (11)

Shanghai Quotes

News & Features