The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate

Title: The Manchurian Candidate

Release: 1962

Rating: 8

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 126

Genre: Drama,Thriller

The Manchurian Candidate

Release 1962
Rating 8
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 126
Genre Drama,Thriller



Major Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra) is an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army. He served valiantly as a captain in the Korean war and his Sergeant, Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey), even won the Medal of Honor. Marco has a major problem however: he has a recurring nightmare, one where two members of his squad are killed by Shaw. He's put on indefinite sick leave and visits Shaw in New York. Shaw for his part has established himself well, despite the misgivings of his domineering mother, Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin (Angela Lansbury). She is a red-baiter, accusing anyone who disagrees with her right-wing reactionary views of being a Communist. Raymond hates her, not only for how she's treated him but equally because of his step-father, the ineffectual U.S. Senator John Iselin (James Gregory), who is intent on seeking higher office. When Marco learns that others in his Korean War unit have nightmares similar to his own, he realizes that something happened to all of them in Korea and that ...

Director :

John Frankenheimer

Writer :

Richard Condon (based upon a novel by), George Axelrod (screenplay)

Actors :

... Capt./Maj. Bennett Marco

... Raymond Shaw

... Mrs. Iselin

... Sen. John Yerkes Iselin

... Eugenie Rose Chaney

... Chunjin

... Jocelyn Jordan