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by:Dan Lyke started: 2005-01-11 20:37:52.260844+01 updated: 2005-01-11 20:37:52.260844+01

There are two films titled The Manchurian Candidate[Wiki]. The first was directed by John Frankenheimer[Wiki], starred Frank Sinatra[Wiki], and was released in 1962 (IMDB page), the second was directed by Jonathan Demme[Wiki] with Denzel Washington[Wiki](IMDB page).

They're very different films, the first lifted lines directly from Joseph McCarthy[Wiki] of the (in)famous House Unamerican Activities Commission[Wiki], down to a chillingly hilarious reason for the "there are 57 Communists in the State Department" line, the second took a more pedestrian "shadow corporations controll everything" conspiracy theory line.

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