July 30, 2004
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Jonathan Demme
MPAA Rating: R (for violence and some language)
Screenwriter: Daniel Pyne
Starring: Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight, Kimberly Elise, Jeffrey Wright, Ted Levine
Official website: ManchurianCandidatemovie.com
A psychological thriller, "The Manchurian Candidate" stars Denzel Washington as Army Major Bennett Marco, a career soldier who grows suspicious about his experience in Desert Storm after Squad Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Schreiber), son of the powerful Senator Eleanor Shaw (Streep), becomes a candidate for Vice President.