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422 Ratings

The Majestic

Directed by Frank Darabont
United States, Australia, 2001
Drama, Romance


In this Capra-esque drama set during the 1950’s blacklist, a young, ambitious Hollywood screenwriter loses his job and his identity, only to find new courage, love and the power of conviction in the heart of a small town’s life.

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The Majestic Directed by Frank Darabont

Critics reviews

The most abject movie on my list, The Majestic, works overtime shamelessly constructing fantasies of goodwill out of vague memories of Frank Capra and even vaguer memories of the early 50s, when the story takes place.
December 20, 2001
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