The Manchurian Candidate

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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R 129 min - Drama, Thriller, Mystery - 30 July 2004
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Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's doubts deepen, Shaw's political power grows, and, when Marco finds a mysterious implant embedded in his back, the memory of what really happened begins to return.

Director:  Jonathan Demme
Stars:  Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Simon McBurney, Kimberly Elise, Bruno Ganz, Jon Voight, Jeffrey Wright, Anthony Mackie, Ted Levine, Miguel Ferrer, Dean Stockwell, Vera Farmiga, Pablo Schreiber, Jude Ciccolella, Obba Babatund√©, Zeljko Ivanek, Paul Lazar, John Bedford Lloyd, Tom Stechschulte, BeBe Winans, Robyn Hitchcock, Charles Napier, David Keeley, Alyson Renaldo, Dorian Missick, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Teddy Dunn, Joaquin Perez-Campbell, Tim Artz, Antoine Taylor, Joe Alessi, Raymond Anthony Thomas, Bill Irwin, Al Franken, Danny Darst, Stephanie McBride, Molly Hickok, Victoria Haynes, Adam LeFevre, Roger Corman, Leona E. Sondreal, Jim Roche, Ann Dowd, Harry Northup, James B. Howard, Walter Mosley, Gordon Brummer, Gayle King, Brad Holbrook, Stacey Newsome Santiago, Kristen Shaughnessy, Prue Lewarne, Forrest Sawyer, Ukee Washington, Ed Crane, Kaity Tong, Roma Torre, William Meisle, Dan Olmstead, Sakina Jaffrey, Robert W. Castle, John Aprea, Jane DeNoble, Christopher M. Russo, Michael C. Pierce, Marin Ireland, Glen Hartell, Tracey Walter, Edwidge Danticat, Kenneth Utt, Enrique Correa, David Neumann, Neda Armian, Paul Johnson, James McCauley, Darrell Larson, Kate Valk, Beau Sia, Duana C. Butler, Big Jim Wheeler, Lauren Roselli, Stephen Richardson, Shing Ka, Malcolm Simpson, Cassius Kumar Wilkinson, Jos Demme, Gabriela Fung, Denzel Delahoussaye, Aaron Scoenfeld, Geovonne Long, Jonathan Borst, Michael Shehata, Tom Chapin, Lewis 'Jiggs' Walker, Joey Perillo, Buzz Kilman, Marie Runyon, Eliza Simpson, Julie Adamy, Andre B. Blake, Tymberly Canale, Lilly McDowell, Joshua Elrod, Craig Branham, Sidney Lumet, Reno, Anna Deavere Smith, Roy Blount Jr., Fab 5 Freddy

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Storyline

Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's doubts deepen, Shaw's political power grows, and, when Marco finds a mysterious implant embedded in his back, the memory of what really happened begins to return.


Collections: Jonathan Demme

Tagline: Everything is under control.

Genres: Drama, Thriller, Mystery

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Language:  English
Release Date:  30 July 2004

Box Office

Budget:  $80,000,000
Revenue:  $96,105,964

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 09 min
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