Manchurian Candidate, The (R)

Quicklook Rating★★

synopsis

A psychological thriller in which a career soldier, Army Major Bennett Marco, grows suspicious about his experiences in Desert Storm after Squad Sergeant Raymond Shaw, son of the powerful Senator Eleanor Shaw, becomes a candidate for Vice President.

MovieGoer Review

The Manchurian Candidate isn't so much a remake of the 1962 John Frankenheimer classic as a watered-down hallucination of it, as if someone threw all the original script pages in the air and then chased them down a windy beach.

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synopsis

A psychological thriller in which a career soldier, Army Major Bennett Marco, grows suspicious about his experiences in Desert Storm after Squad Sergeant Raymond Shaw, son of the powerful Senator Eleanor Shaw, becomes a candidate for Vice President.

MovieGoer Review

The Manchurian Candidate isn't so much a remake of the 1962 John Frankenheimer classic as a watered-down hallucination of it, as if someone threw all the original script pages in the air and then chased them down a windy beach.

... MORE