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1,957 Ratings

The Manchurian Candidate

Directed by John Frankenheimer
United States, 1962
Thriller

Synopsis

One of the greatest paranoid thrillers, and nastiest political satires ever made. Lawrence Harvey stars as a war hero who returns from a Korean War prison camp with a brain that was not only washed, but also starched, pressed, and folded. Angela Lansbury plays Harvey’s politically ambitious mother.

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The Manchurian Candidate Directed by John Frankenheimer

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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