The Manchurian Candidate Poster

Release Date: July 30th, 2004

DVD Release Date: December 21st, 2004

R|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco (Denzel Washington) finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber), 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.

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

Director: Jonathan Demme

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 1990s, 2000s, Mystery, Soldier, Mother, Rise

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)