The Manchurian Candidate
Paramount Pictures (2004)
Thriller, War
In Collection
Seen ItYes
IMDB   6.6
129 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   R (Restricted)
Denzel Washington Ben Marco
Meryl Streep Eleanor Prentiss Shaw
Liev Schreiber Raymond Shaw
Jeffrey Wright Al Melvin
Tim Artz Jameson
Bill Irwin Scoutmaster
Teddy Dunn Wilson
Kimberly Elise Rosie
Robyn Hitchcock Laurent Tokar
Anthony Mackie Robert Baker
Jon Voight Senator Thomas Jordan
Dorian Missick Owens
Ted Levine Colonel Howard
Jose Pablo Cantillo Villalobos
Bruno Ganz Richard Delp
Jonathan Demme
Producer Jonathan Demme
Scott Rudin
Writer George Axelrod
Daniel Pyne

The film stars Denzel Washington as Bennett Marco, a tenacious, virtuous soldier, Liev Schreiber as Raymond Shaw, a U.S. Representative from New York, manipulated into becoming a vice-presidential candidate, Jon Voight as Tom Jordan, a U.S. Senator and challenger for vice president and Meryl Streep as Eleanor Shaw, also a senator and the manipulative, ruthless mother of Raymond Shaw.
Edition Details
Distributor Paramount Home Entertainment
Release Date 12/21/2004
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.85:1)
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)
Subtitles English; Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital 5.1 [French]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Commentary By Director Jonathan Demme and Screenplay Writer Daniel Pyne The Enemy Within: Inside The Manchurian Candidate The Cast of The Manchurian Candidate 5 Deleted/Extended Scenes with Optional Commentary Marco and Raymond talk on patrol Marco's worried neighbor Raymond meets executives while Senator Jordan confronts Ellie at fundraiser Campaign Trail Montage Marco and Raymond interrupted at campaign HQ Outtakes with Optional Commentary Ellie's interview with Stacey Newsome-Santaigo Ellie's interview with Al Franken Liev Schreiber Screen Test Political Pundits with Optional Director Commentary