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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,716,923Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,311 $7,716,923
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,901-7,000) 6,922 $7,716,923

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 1962 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: March 15th, 2016 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Comparisons: vs. Dr. Strangelove
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Keywords: Political, Korean War, Film Noir, Conspiracy Theory, Prologue, Faulty Memory, Hitmen, Voiceover/Narration
Production Countries: United States


Janet Leigh    Eugenie Rose 'Rosie' Chaney
Henry Silva    Chunjin
Frank Sinatra    Captain/Major Bennett Marco
Angela Lansbury    Mrs. Iselin
Bess Flowers    Gomel

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Featured Blu-ray Review: The Manchurian Candidate

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