The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco, finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and soon races to uncover a terrible plot.

Directing:
  • John Frankenheimer

Writing:
  • Richard Condon
  • George Axelrod

Stars:
Release Date: 1962-10-24
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 126
  • Budget: $2,200,000
  • Revenue: $7,700,000

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Albert Paulsen
Albert Paulse...
Zilkov
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Capt./Maj. Bennett Marco
Laurence Harvey
Laurence Harv...
Raymond Shaw
Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbu...
Mrs. Iselin
Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
Eugenie Rose Chaney
Henry Silva
Henry Silva
Chunjin
James Gregory
James Gregory
Sen. John Yerkes Iselin
Leslie Parrish
Leslie Parris...
Jocelyn Jordan
John McGiver
John McGiver
Sen. Thomas Jordan
Khigh Dhiegh
Khigh Dhiegh
Dr. Yen Lo
James Edwards
James Edwards
Cpl. Allen Melvin
Barry Kelley
Barry Kelley
Secretary of Defense
Lloyd Corrigan
Lloyd Corriga...
Holborn Gaines
Bess Flowers
Bess Flowers
Woman in Dream Sequence
Leoda Richards
Leoda Richard...
Woman at Press Confrence
Colin Kenny
Colin Kenny
Senator (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
Bert Stevens
Officer
Arthur Tovey
Arthur Tovey
Second Reporter
Paul Frees
Paul Frees
Narrator (voice)
Whit Bissell
Whit Bissell
Medical Officer
Reggie Nalder
Reggie Nalder
Gomel
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