The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  126 min.
Release Date: October 24, 1962

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Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva


When a platoon of Korean War G.I.s is captured, they somehow end up at a ladies garden club party. Or do they? Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra) can't remember.

As he searches for the answer, he discovers threads of a diabolical plot orchestrated by the utterly ruthless Mrs. Iselin (Angela Lansbury) and involving her war hero son (Laurence Harvey), her senator husband (James Gregory) and a secret cabal of enemy leaders.

Director: John Frankenheimer
Studio: United Artists Films
Producer(s): George Axelrod, John Frankenheimer
Screenplay: George Axelrod

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