The Manchurian Candidate

Play Song
Pause Song

About the film

The Manchurian Candidate

cold war communist korean war stepparents conspiracy brainwashed assassin brainwashing election presidential candidate sleeper agent queen of diamonds korea

The Manchurian Candidate

Release Date: October 01, 1962

Year    :   1962
Slogan    :   «When you've seen it all, you'll swear there's never been anything like it!»
Genres    :   Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Production Companies    :   United Artists, MC Productions
Director    :   John Frankenheimer
Producers    :   George Axelrod, Howard W. Koch, John Frankenheimer
Writers    :   George Axelrod, Richard Condon
RunTime    :   126 mins.
Budget    :   2200000
Revenue    :   7700000

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.

Want to see ?

Main Actors


There are no reviews yet