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The Manchurian Candidate

Series: This Is Your Theatre

For our November This Is Your Theatre screening, your votes crowned a winner in a classic John Frankenheimer political thriller! THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE will screen on Sunday, November 5 at 7:30pm. Our 100-ticket minimum has been met, so this screening is officially taking place. Thanks to those who bought tickets and helped it tip!

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (1962): Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra), finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and, together with fellow soldier Allen Melvin (James Edwards), races to uncover a terrible plot.

Passes Accepted: Guest Pass and Member Guest Pass. 

Format Digital
Assistive Listening Available
Closed captioning Available
Wheelchair accessible Available
Director John Frankenheimer
Starring Laurence Harvey, Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury
Runtime 126 min