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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

PG-13
126 min | Drama, Thriller

A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
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Richard Condon (based upon a novel by) | George Axelrod (screenplay)
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$ 2,200,000
Opening Wknd
$ 87,850
Gross (USA)
$ 2,757,256
Gross (World)
$ 2,757,256
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Release date
Oct 24, 1962 (United States)

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