The Manchurian Candidate

  • 5 stars
  • 1962
  • US
  • 2h 6min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: John Frankenheimer
  • Written by: George Axelrod (screenplay), Richard Condon (novel), John Frankenheimer
  • Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish

Brilliant political satire-cum-thriller in which Harvey plays a Korean war hero who is brainwashed by Communists and becomes a pawn in the sinister mission planned for his homecoming.

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