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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

PG-13 126 min - Mystery, Thriller - 24 October 1962
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The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.

Director:  John Frankenheimer
Stars:  Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh, Henry Silva, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish, John McGiver, Khigh Dhiegh, James Edwards, Douglas Henderson, Albert Paulsen, Barry Kelley, Lloyd Corrigan, Madame Spivy, Bess Flowers, Leoda Richards, Reggie Nalder

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The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.



Tagline: When you've seen it all, you'll swear there's never been anything like it!

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  24 October 1962

Box Office

Budget:  $80,000,000
Revenue:  $96,105,910

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, MC Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 06 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Angela Lansbury {“Raymond’s Mother”}
FILM EDITING — Ferris Webster


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