This psychological thriller stars Denzel Washington as Army Major Bennett Marco, a career soldier who grows suspicious about his experience in Desert Storm after Squad Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber), son of the powerful Senator Eleanor Shaw (Meryl Streep), becomes a candidate for Vice President. The Major races to uncover the conspiracy behind it - a conspiracy that seeks to destroy democracy itself.
Academy Award®-winner Jonathan Demme’s remake of the 1962 feature "The Manchurian Candidate".
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: While not the classic its predecessor is, this update is well-acted and conjures a chilling resonance.
Sleek remake is more violent than original.
Cast & Crew
- Paramount Pictures
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- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Arabic (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.