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Shanghai Surprise ()

directed by Jim Goddard
featuring Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths, Philip Sayer

Shanghai Surprise [Collectible Foil O-Card Packaging] - Jim Goddard
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Madonna and Sean Penn, who were husband and wife at the time, starred in this notorious box-office bomb that one critic termed "Flop Suey." The film takes place in 1937, during the Japanese occupation of China. Drug runner Walter Faraday (Paul Freeman) is trying to leave the country with a large stash of opium but he is chased by armed guards and killed. A year passes and missionary Gloria Tatlock (Madonna) hires sleazy American con man Glendon Wasey (Sean Penn) to help her find the missing opium. She wants to use the drugs ...