The Manchurian Candidate

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The Manchurian Candidate Plot Summary

When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco (Denzel Washington), was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital...

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Cast

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Kimberly Elise ... Rosie
Jon Voight ... Senator Thomas Jordan
Denzel Washington ... Ben Marco
Edwidge Danticat ... Rosie's Cousin
Walter Mosley ... Congressman Rawlins
Marie Runyon ... Arthur's Mother
Pablo Schreiber ... Eddie Ingram
Tracey Walter ... Night Clerk
Brad Holbrook ... Newscaster #7
Andre B. Blake ... Victory Party Director
Dorian Missick ... Owens
Kenneth Utt ... Rosie's Cousin's Mentor
Prue Lewarne ... Newscaster #8
Joshua Elrod ... Shaw's Aide
Joaquin Perez-Campbell ... Atkins
David Neumann ... Reporter #3
Ed Crane ... Newscaster #6
Reno ... Political Pundit
Robyn Hitchcock ... Laurent Tokar
James Michael McCauley ... FBI Agent Jonas
William Meisle ... Tyler Prentiss
Fab Five Freddy ... Political Pundit
Joseph Alessi ... Boy Scout #2
Kate Valk ... Agent Volk
Simon McBurney ... Atticus Noyle
Big Jim Wheeler ... Library Patron
John Aprea ... Rear Admiral Glick
Paul Lazar ... Gillespie
Shing Ka ... Rosie's Sidekick
Vera Farmiga ... Jocelyne Jordan
Molly Hickock ... Political Aide
Josephine Demme ... "Statue of Liberty"
Aaron Scoenfeld ... "Uncle Sam"
John Bedford Lloyd ... Jay "J.B." Johnston
Roger Corman ... Mr. Secretary
Jim Roche ... Senator from Florida
Michael Shehata ... "American Eagle"
Michael C. Pierce ... Secret Service Agent #2
Harry Northup ... Congressman Flores
Joey Perillo ... Jimmy
Marin Ireland ... Army Transcriber
Gordon Brummer ... "Gordy"
Eliza Simpson ... Arthur's Child
Jeffrey Wright ... Al Melvin
Alyson Renaldo ... Mirella Freeman
Stacey Newsome-Santiago ... Roving Reporter
Tymberly Canale Harris ... Victory Party Celebrity Soldier
Jose Pablo Cantillo ... Villalobos
Bruno Ganz ... Delp
Forrest Sawyer ... Newscaster #1
Craig Branham ... Klaus Bachman
Tim Artz ... Jameson
Neda Armian ... Reporter #4
Kaity Tong ... Newscaster #2
Anna Deavere Smith ... Political Pundit
Liev Schreiber ... Raymond Shaw
BeBe Winans ... FBI Agent Williams
Dan Olmstead ... Senator John Shaw
Raymond Anthony Thomas ... Scout Dad
Beau Sia ... Late Night Comedian
Charles Napier ... General Sloan
Al Franken ... TV Commentator
Lauren Roselli ... Jordan's Aide
Tom Stechschulte ... Robert Arthur
Danny Darst ... Ellie's Mysterious Aide
Malcolm Simpson ... Yelling Kid
Gabriela Fung ... "Betsy Ross"
Jude Ciccolella ... David Donovan
Victoria Haynes ... Political Aide
Geovonne Long ... "MLK"
David Keeley ... Agent Evan Anderson
Leona E. Sondreal ... Green Room Official #2
Ann Dowd ... Congresswoman Becket
Tom Chapin ... Governor Edward Nelson
Ted Levine ... Colonel Howard
James B. Howard ... Himself
Buzz Kilman ... The Guy with the Shades
Glen Hartell ... Army Transcriber
Gayle King ... Media Icon
Julie Adamy ... Arthur's Child
Anthony Mackie ... Robert Baker
Kristen Shaughnessy ... Newscaster #4
Lilly McDowell ... Shaw's Aide
Teddy Dunn ... Wilson
Enrique Correa ... Reporter #2
Ukee Washington ... Newscaster #9
Sidney Lumet ... Political Pundit
Paul Johnson ... Campaign Security
Roma Torre ... Newscaster #3
Roy Blount Jr. ... Political Pundit
Antoine Taylor ... Boy Scout #1
Darrell Larson ... FBI Agent Ramirez
Sakina Jaffrey ... Mysterious Arabic Woman
Bill Irwin ... Scoutmaster
Duana Butler ... Library Clerk
Robert W. Castle ... General Wilson
Meryl Streep ... Eleanor Shaw
Stephen Richardson ... Jordan's Aide
Jane DeNoble ... Robert Arthur's Wife
Stephanie McBride ... Political Aide
Cassius Kumar Wilkinson ... "Abe Lincoln"
Denzel Delahoussaye ... "George Washington"
Dean Stockwell ... Mark Whiting
Adam LeFevre ... Congressman Healy
Jonathan Borst ... "JFK"
Christopher M. Russo ... Secret Service Agent #1
Zeljko Ivanek ... Vaughn Utly
Obba Babatundé ... Senator Wells
Jiggs Walker ... Churchgoer
Miguel Ferrer ... Colonel Garret