But for sheer mind-control weirdness, I'll bet you can't beat 's Empire of the Ants. The Manchurian Candidate , full of trippy drug sequences, combines the idea of government conspiracy with brainwashing, suggesting that the Cold War is really a battle to control people's wills rather than geographical territory. Whatever the cause, people started mainlining movies about the horrors of mind control in the s and never stopped. Residents of a city which is clearly intended to be Atlanta are turned into ultra-violent psycho killers by a strange signal broadcast on all televisions, radios, and cell phones. During the 60s, however, the horror of mind control took a decided turn for the political.
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This political brainwashing is of course presaged in one of the ultimate scifi mind control tales, , published just as World War II was coming to an end. Whatever the cause, people started mainlining movies about the horrors of mind control in the s and never stopped. You'll find it in everything from Re-Animator — where a mad doctor wants to create an army of mind-controlled zombies — to Batman Begins — where the Scarecrow releases drugs into the water supply that turn Gotham City into a town of dangerous maniacs. Those who remember the original flick — way better than the remake — know that it's the harrowing tale of a soldier brainwashed by commies to become an assassin.