The Manchurian Candidate (1962)


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Mystery & Thriller, Drama
2h 6min
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Frank Sinatra
Capt./Maj. Bennett Marco
Laurence Harvey
Raymond Shaw
James Gregory
Sen. John Yerkes Iselin
Janet Leigh
Eugenie Rose Chaney
Leslie Parrish
Jocelyn Jordan
John McGiver
Sen. Thomas Jordan
Khigh Dhiegh
Dr. Yen Lo
James Edwards
Cpl. Allen Melvin
Barry Kelley
Secretary of Defense
Lloyd Corrigan
Holborn Gaines
Madame Spivy
Female Berezovo
Bess Flowers
Woman in Dream Sequence
Leoda Richards
Woman at Press Confrence (uncredited)
Colin Kenny
Senator (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey
Second Reporter
Paul Frees
Narrator (voice)
Whit Bissell
Medical Officer


Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco, finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and soon races to uncover a terrible plot.

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