The Manchurian Candidate

Other mistake: When Raymond shoots Senator Jordan, his first shot penetrates the carton of milk that Jordan is holding in his left hand. From Raymond's perspective, that carton of milk is positioned over Jordan's upper left arm; so, the first shot should have merely wounded Jordan in the left bicep, hardly a mortal wound. But Jordan's eyes roll up and he collapses as if shot in the heart.

Charles Austin Miller

Factual error: Raymond is equipped with what is described as a high-power Soviet sniper rifle. However, the rifle he uses is actually a Japanese carbine.

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Marco: It's not that Raymond Shaw is hard to like. He's impossible to like.

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Trivia: Angela Lansbury plays Laurence Harvey's mother in this film, but in reality she is only three years older than him.

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