The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate Trailers

Original title The Manchurian Candidate
Category Mystery, Thriller
UK Release Date
Production year 1962
Production Country
Directors John Frankenheimer
Cast Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh, Henry Silva, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish, John McGiver, Khigh Dhiegh, James Edwards, Douglas Henderson, Albert Paulsen, Barry Kelley, Lloyd Corrigan, Madame Spivy
Distributor Eye Film Institute Netherlands Distribution


The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.