The Majestic Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 11503

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 69

Theatrical Release Date: 12/21/2001

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Frank Darabont

Actors: Jim Carrey, Laurie Holden, Martin Landau, David Ogden Stiers, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

Plot: A blacklisted screenwriter in the 1950s loses control of his car and ends up with amnesia in a small town where Harry Trimble is convinced he is his son, Luke, who went missing in action during WWII. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/06/2011

Carrey handles the drama with ease and the movie itself is decent, but it's long runtime feels undeniably slow and it tires to hard to be sentimental.

Rating of
3/4

sapien - wrote on 02/15/2009

From what I can remember of it, it's a good movie with a fantastic anti-McCarthyism theme to it.

Rating of
3/4

phantom - wrote on 12/17/2008

a sweet movie that makes me miss the theater that I went to as a kid (they tore it down). Seeing Bruce Campbell in the movie that Jim Carrey's character wrote, is worth giving this at least one viewing.

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Rating of
3/4

Jim Carrey in a serious role

TheWolf - wrote on 08/06/2007

While a lot of people didn't like this movie because Jim Carrey was playing a more serious role, I thought he was brilliant in it. He showed exactly how wide a range of characters he can produce. The story is about screenwriter names Peter Appleton during the early 50's. Appleton was accused of communism for having attended a meeting that he was dragged to by his girlfriend when he was in college. Before he was supposed to be questioned by congress about his involvement in a communist organization, he is in a car accident in which he nearly drowns. When he revives he doesn't remember who he is, and he is found by a man walking on the beach who believes that Appleton is his son that left to fight in World War II and never returned.
The movie is amazing, the sets are wonderful, and the …

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