MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,732 this week

Three Stripes in the Sun (1955)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 70 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

Army Master Sergeant Hugh O'Reilly is stationed in Japan after World War II. He hates the Japanese. He meets a pretty young Japanese woman, an interpreter for the Army, and through her ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (New Yorker Magazine article The Gentle Wolfhound), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2000 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 360 titles
created 04 Mar 2013
 
a list of 210 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 10 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 6884 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Three Stripes in the Sun (1955)

Three Stripes in the Sun (1955) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Three Stripes in the Sun.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather. To find it he conveniently moves a marker out of his way that designates the land on which it ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann
Stars: Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Danforth is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Stars: Gary Merrill, Jan Sterling, Regis Toomey
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

London at the turn of the century in 1901. Three men are on a mission from the IRA to steal all the gold in the vaults of the Bank of England. Norgate, their leader, discovers the bank's ... See full summary »

Director: John Guillermin
Stars: Aldo Ray, Elizabeth Sellars, Peter O'Toole
The General (1926)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender
Johnny Nobody (1961)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

When the atheistic ranting of Irish-American author James Mulcahy upsets the inhabitants of the Irish village to which he has retired, a mob threatens him. But moments after he has dared ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Patrick
Stars: Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, William Bendix
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An escaped prisoner is trying to clear his name.

Director: Harry Watt
Stars: Aldo Ray, Heather Sears, Neil McCallum
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
MSgt. Hugh O'Reilly
...
Col. William Shepherd (as Phil Carey)
...
Cpl. Neeby Muhlendorf
...
Idaho Johnson
Camille Janclaire ...
Sister Genevieve
Heihachirô Ôkawa ...
Father Yoshida (as Henry Okawa)
Tatsuo Saitô ...
Konoya
Mitsuko Kimura ...
Yuko
Edit

Storyline

Army Master Sergeant Hugh O'Reilly is stationed in Japan after World War II. He hates the Japanese. He meets a pretty young Japanese woman, an interpreter for the Army, and through her learns of an orphanage in need of help. He enlists other soldiers in an effort to rebuild the orphanage, and in doing so, begins to soften in his attitude toward the Japanese people. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 November 1955 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Amours sans frontières  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wonderful
26 July 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Heartwarming tale, based on a true story. An American GI in Japan for the post WWII occupation hates the Japs, and is rather a grouch. But he falls in love with a Japanese orphanage worker and proceeds to do much to help the plight of the orphaned children. This includes actually stealing army supplies, and diverting them to the kids !

The story doesn't fall into the trap of being soppy or sickly sweet, and the depiction of army life is pretty realistic. A feelgood story, very well done. Highly recommended.


10 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Three Stripes in the Sun on DVD jord11
Discuss Three Stripes in the Sun (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?