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The Manchurian Candidate Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    76

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    A case of smart and talented people trying to jam a Cold War square into a Gulf War circle. You can feel the chafing, to say nothing of the burden this capably crafted shrug has taken on.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    What this Manchurian Candidate for a new generation makes up for in timing, it lacks in discipline and edge.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    The updated classic is a chiller of a political thriller in its own right.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Shrewdly reconceived, powerfully acted and hugely entertaining.

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