The Manchurian Candidate
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Sex & Nudity

There is a scene involving GIs partying with prostitutes (little nudity, a few bras under half-shirts). In this scene, a GI is seen passionately kissing a woman while moving toward a room. In a later sequence a woman removes her shirt (to her bra); her pants are very short. There is a brief and very discreet "honeymoon" scene with a newlywed couple in bed together (no nudity, just holding hands).

Violence & Gore

Multiple people are shot; +A man is sitting in a chair and is shot; he falls back, bloods spatters all over the wall +Another head shot with visible blood Other shootings, not as graphic

There is a rough fight fight with visible abrasions, and a man is strangled to death on-camera.


Some blasphemy, and about 10 uses of "hell."

Smoking and drinking are throughout the movie

The shootings can be very intense

There is a long, tense, scary shooting scene

Some intense moments while the story is told through nightmare some of the time.


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