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DENZEL WASHINGTON AS "BEN MARCO" IN THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (2004) The original motion picture was released in 1962 as an American Cold War political thriller starring crooner Frank Sinatra and a young Angela Lansbury. The film generated over $2.5 million domestically, which was pretty good back for the time. However, once Washington took over the lead part in 2004 and made it his own, the original's numbers paled in comparison to the update's $69 million domestic haul.

DENZEL WASHINGTON AS “BEN MARCO” IN THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (2004) The original motion picture was…