The Manchurian Candidate (2004) 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… 2004-07-30 R PT130M Mystery and Thriller Denzel Washington Kimberly Elise Miguel Ferrer Liev Schreiber Meryl Streep Jon Voight Jeffrey Wright Scott Rudin Tina Sinatra Paramount Pictures
Movie Review

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jul 30, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 130 Minutes; Genre: Mystery and Thriller; With: Denzel Washington; Distributor: Paramount Pictures

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.

Originally posted Aug 13, 2004 Published in issue #778 Aug 13, 2004 Order article reprints