The Manchurian Candidate

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The Manchurian Candidate

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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
Production Companies    :   MC Productions, United Artists
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.




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