The Manchurian Candidate Movie Analysis

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10 Top Conspiracy Theory Movies

Humans have always been intrigued by secrets. From the earliest times we 've tried to find conspiracies, sometimes even where none exist. There are thousands of conspiracy theories, ranging from the esoteric and the paranormal to regular assassinations and wars. And cinema too has had its fair share, some of which are definitely worth looking into. Here are the ones that have conspired to get into the top 10 list.

“The Manchurian Candidate” (1962) is a political thriller directed by John Frankenheimer and stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh. Based on a 1959 novel of the same name by Richard Condon, the story is about the brainwashing and hypnotism of American POWs, one of them being Sergeant
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Starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, the story is based on water related disputes in southern California in the early 1900s, known as the California Water Wars. Nicholson is a private investigator who gets onto a case of adultery, which turns into murder and incest, with nobody seeming who they are. Nicholson 's character senses a larger conspiracy, which turns out to be way beyond his control.
The movie won eleven nominations at the Academy Awards, picked up The Golden Globe for Best Drama, Director, Actor and Screenplay. And in 1991 was selected by the Library of Congress for Preservation in the United States as "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".

“All the President 's Men” (1976) is a political thriller by Alan Pakula and is based on a non-fiction book (1974) of the same name by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. The duo worked for the Washington Post and were primarily responsible for exposing the Watergate scandal. Bob (played by Robert Redford and Carl (played by Dustin Hoffman) discovered that a seemingly unimportant break-in at the Democratic Party 's headquarters had the blessings of the FBI, CIA, the Justice Department and even the White House.
Their journalistic brilliance and courage nearly led to the President 's impeachment, caused his resignation and shocked the nation. The film was nominated for practically every category at the Oscars and
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The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards: Picture, Director, Actor in a Leading Role (Russell Crowe), Cinematography, Editing, Sound, Adapted Screenplay and was also nominated for five Golden Globes.

“The Matrix” (1999), written and directed by The Wachowskis, is an action, science fiction, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss and Hugo Weaving. The premise of the film is a dystopian future in which humans are inside a shared simulation, which is perceived by them as reality, and the machines, that have achieved consciousness, use the body 's energy as a power source. Neo (Reeves) is a computer programmer who comes to the realization that the world is not what it seems and is soon drawn into a rebellion against the machines.
The Matrix, one of the most technically brilliant films, won Academy Awards for film editing, sound effects editing, visual effects, and sound. It also received BAFTAs for Best Sound as well as Achievement in Special Visual Effects and was nominated for production design, cinematography and editing. In 2012 it was added to the National Film Registry for

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