The Manchurian Candidate

airs Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 10:00PM EST/PST, 9:00PM CST, 11:00PM MST

SYNOPSIS

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 (Laurence Harvey) is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra), finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and, together with fellow soldier Allen Melvin (James Edwards), races to uncover a terrible plot.

CAST

Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh

MOVIE INFORMATION

Released: 1962 | Runtime: 180 | Genres: Thriller, Drama | Directed By: John Frankenheimer

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