The Majestic Movie Review 2001

Information and Film Reviews for The Majestic the Movie

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Carrey is a blacklisted writer who suffers from amnesia after a car crash. He winds up in a small town where he's mistaken for a presumed MIA soldier, who was the son of Landau, the local movie theatre owner. Darabont's self-admitted ode to Frank Capra evokes the All-American innocence and decency that Capra's films revelled in, but doesn't quite match the charm. Cynics will think it's too sentimental and tries to hard, romantics and others not quick to sneer at nostalgia should enjoy themselves. Carrey does a fine job with the lead role.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 152 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Amnesia, Writers, Period Piece: 1950s, Mistaken Identity
Michael Sloane
Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Laurie Holden, David Ogden Stiers, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn, Ron Rifkin, Hal Holbrook, Bob Balaban, Brent Briscoe, Gerry Black, Susan Willis, Catherine Dent, Chelcie Ross, Amanda Detmer, Allen (Goorwitz) Garfield, Daniel von Bargen, Shawn Doyle, Bruce Campbell, Clifford Curtis
David Tattersall
Frank Darabont
Mark Isham
Mark Ulano, Jim Page, Tom Walsh, Karyn Wagner, Gregory Melton
Frank Darabont, Castle Rock Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures, NPV Entertainment, Darkwoods, Warner Bros.

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