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Still shot from the movie: The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Can a person be hypnotized and commanded to do things against his moral nature? The question long debated by experts, is one being asked by Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra) when he looks up his former commanding officer Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) and tries to piece together some repressed war memories. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 126
Theater Release: 24 Oct 1962
Video Release: 14 Apr 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962) is rated PG-13:

Director: John Frankenheimer
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury
Studio: 1962 MGM/UA Home Entratinment

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Can a person be hypnotized and commanded to do things against his moral nature?

The question long debated by experts, is one being asked by Major Bennett Marco (Frank… 
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