The Manchurian Candidate

Release date:July 30, 2004

Studio:Paramount Pictures

Director:Jonathan Demme

MPAA Rating:R (for violence and some language)


Starring:Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight, Kimberly Elise, Jeffrey Wright, Ted Levine


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Plot Summary:

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.