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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 Sinatra) when he looks up his former commanding officer Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) and tries to piece together some repressed war memories.
Why Is The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Rated PG-13?
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) is rated PG-13
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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The Manchurian Candidate releases to Blu-ray on April 14, 2011.
The Manchurian Candidate releases to DVD on July 13, 2004. Bonus extras include:
- Interview with Frank Sinatra, George Axelrod, and John Frankenheimer
-Featurette with William Friedkin
-Featurette with Angela Lansbury
-Anamorphic widescreen transfer and remastered 5.1 Dolby soundtrack