The Majestic

The Majestic

Director: Frank Darabont Cast: Jim Carrey, Bob Balaban, Martin Landau
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The Majestic

Jim Carrey puts away his comedic talents for a dramatic role in director Frank Darabont's cinematic throwback The Majestic. Warner has done a very nice job at making sure that this 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer is clear of any defects or imperfections that might otherwise mar the image. With deep black levels and bright colors, this is easily a reference quality DVD transfer. The audio is presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround in both English and French-Canadian. Sporting a vast array of directional effects (especially with composer Mark Isham's lush music score), this is an excellent and crystal clear soundtrack that should please home theater owners. Also included on this disc are English and French subtitles. Fans of the film will be happy to see some extra features available on this disc, even if they are rather minimal. The meatiest of these supplements are eight deleted scenes presented in non-anamorphic widescreen. While the scenes are enjoyable to watch, overall they wouldn't have added much to the final film. Also included on this disc is the enjoyable full-length movie within a movie, "Sand Pirates of the Sahara" (featuring B-movie actor Bruce Campbell), a theatrical trailer for the film, some cast and crew lists of the principle actors and filmmakers, and some information on the Hollywood blacklist of the 1950s.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/18/2002
UPC: 0085392211920
Original Release: 2001
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:32:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Additional scenes; Movie within the movie: "Sand Pirates of the Sahara" -- the complete sequence; Interactive menus; Theatrical trailer; Cast/director film highlights; Scene access; Languages & subtitles: English & Français (dubbed in Quebec)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jim Carrey Peter Appleton
Bob Balaban Majority Counsel Elvin Clyde
Martin Landau Harry Trimble
Gerry Black Emmett Smith
Brent Briscoe Sheriff Cecil Coleman
Karl Bury Bob Leffert
Jeffrey DeMunn Ernie Cole
Catherine Dent Mabel
Amanda Detmer Sandra Sinclair
Shawn Doyle Federal Agent Saunders
Allen Garfield Leo Kubelsky
Hal Holbrook Congressman Doyle
Laurie Holden Adele Stanton
Brian Howe Carl Leffert
Ron Rifkin Kevin Bannerman
Chelcie Ross Avery Watt
David Ogden Stiers Doc Stanton
Daniel Von Bargen Federal Agent Ellerby
James Whitmore Stan Keller
Matt G. Wiens Spencer Wyatt
Bruce Campbell Roland the Intrepid Explorer
Susan Willis Irene Terwilliger
Cliff Curtis The Evil but Handsome Prince Khalid
Garry Marshall Studio Executive
Paul Mazursky Studio Executive
Sydney Pollack Studio Executive
Carl Reiner Studio Executive
Rob Reiner Studio Executive
Matt Damon Luke Trimble
Earl Boen Newsreel Announcer
Frank Collison Subpoena Server
Bill Gratton Daley
Ken Magee Coastal Engineer
Larry Cox Grauman's Usher
April Ortiz Vera
Michael Sloane Kindly Old Professor Meredith
Mario Roccuzzo Jerry the Bartender
Bob Wells Reverend
Scotty Leavenworth Boy on Beach
Csilla Horvath Nurse Muriel
Kevin DeMunn Western Union Man
Julie Richardson Grauman's Bon-Bon Girl
Grant Vaught Boy on Beach
Ginger Williams Louise

Technical Credits
Frank Darabont Director,Producer
Deborah Aquila Casting
Jim Behnke Executive Producer,Production Manager
Dotan Bonen Stunts
Charlie Brewer Stunts
Heather Broccoli Stunts
Brian Callahan Costumes/Costume Designer
Judy Mathai Carlson Makeup
Chris Caso Stunts
N. Kristine Chadwick Makeup
K.C. Colwell Asst. Director
William Corso Makeup
David Emmericks Camera Operator
Linda Fields-Hill Producer
Anna Gray Garduno Producer
Joe Gareri Executive Producer
Scott Herbertson Set Decoration/Design
Mark Isham Score Composer
Vincent Lapper Costumes/Costume Designer
Julia Levine Set Decoration/Design
Margaux Mackay Executive Producer
Gregory Melton Production Designer
Bernadene Morgan Costumes/Costume Designer
Bill Myer Makeup
David Page Costumes/Costume Designer
Jim Page Editor
John Van Ness Philip Stunts
Natalie Pope Set Decoration/Design
Phillip Romano Stunts
Kathie Rowe Stunts
Michael Sloane Associate Producer,Screenwriter
Sharonne Solk Animator
David Tattersall Cinematographer
Gilda Texter Costumes/Costume Designer
Mark Ulano Sound/Sound Designer
Karyn Wagner Costumes/Costume Designer
Terri Walsh Art Director
Tom Walsh Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. My Town. [5:06]
2. My First Credit. [2:34]
3. Blacklisted. [2:57]
4. Getting Drunk. [2:56]
5. The Accident. [4:37]
6. Odd Bit Familiar. [5:55]
7. My Son Luke. [4:10]
8. The Majestic. [5:47]
9. Where's the Magic? [3:52]
10. That's Who You Are. [3:29]
11. Welcome Home. [4:58]
12. Our Secret Place. [3:17]
13. The Lighthouse. [4:37]
14. Emmett's Basement. [4:36]
15. Welcome Home Dance. [4:56]
16. Like a Miracle. [3:31]
17. Music Is in the Soul. [4:41]
18. Rubbed Wrong. [3:19]
19. The Big Parade. [2:36]
20. Renovations. [5:59]
21. Missing Commie's Car. [2:16]
22. Grand Re-Opening. [3:53]
23. Adele's News. [2:35]
24. "Sand Pirates." [3:19]
25. Harry's Last Reel. [6:41]
26. "I'm Not Luke." [3:56]
27. Subpoenaed. [3:20]
28. Read the Statement. [2:56]
29. Leaving Tomorrow. [2:46]
30. The Real World. [3:47]
31. Luke's Letter. [3:31]
32. The Hearing. [3:51]
33. "I, Peter Appleton..." [10:05]
34. Lucille Angstrom. [3:09]
35. What If? [1:36]
36. "I Remember You." [5:35]
37. End Credits. [5:10]

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Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this movie. Not caring much for slap-stick comedy, I have never been a Jim Carrey fan, but he won me over on this one. He was terrific - and romantic. A side I had not expected. I can't add much to the review provided but agree with all that was said. This is a movie you don't want to miss. It leaves you feeling good about life and the goodness of people.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This film would be great incorporated into a 1950s unit. It has a little bit of everything: Hollywood black lists, the restoration of an old theatre, some excellent scenes on the Constitution and Constitutional rights, fallen war heroes and the important roles they played in our freedom today, music of the period, and best of all a strong female supporting role. Oh, and no sex and very few minor vulgarities. What more could anyone want! And, although I'm not a huge Jim Carrey fan, I loved him in this movie. Definitely one to own.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm very picky about purchasing movies to include in home library. But this movie certainly meets the criteria. A wonderful story with a feel-good ending. Something that we as Americans could use a little more of.
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