Shanghai Surprise ★½ 1986 (PG-13)
Tie salesman Penn and missionary Madonna (yeah, right) are better than you'd think, and the story (of opium smuggling in China in the '30s) is intrepid and wildly fun, but indifferently directed and unsure of itself. Executive producer George Harrison wrote the songs and has a cameo. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths; Cameos: George Harrison; D: Jim Goddard; W: Robert Bentley; M: George Harrison, Michael Kamen. Golden Raspberries '86: Worst Actress (Madonna).
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