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The Manchurian Candidate

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The Manchurian Candidate (Movie - 2004)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
130 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/30/04
performer:
Denzel Washington, Kimberly Elise, Miguel Ferrer, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Jon Voight, Jeffrey Wright
director:
Jonathan Demme
Producer:
Scott Rudin, Tina Sinatra
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
61870
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

Meryl Streep’s severely zany, Hillary Clintonesque characterization of a political dragon lady is the life of the party in a remake of the 1962 corker about politics and mind control — but the new version doesn’t compare with the shock of the old.

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