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The Majestic (11-Dec-2001)

Director: Frank Darabont

Writer: Michael Sloane

Music by: Mark Isham

Producer: Frank Darabont

Keywords: Romantic Drama, WWII, Amnesia

A Hollywood writer blacklisted during the Red Scare, suffering from amnesia following a car accident, endures a case of mistaken identity when he settles in a new city.

ABSTRACT
Up-and-coming Hollywood screenwriter Peter Appleton is fingered by a paranoid Red Scare-era Congressional committee for supposed Communist ties, forcing the cancellation of would-be blockbuster Ashes to Ashes and subsequent collapse of his career. Distraught and depressed, Peter drowns his sorrows at a bar, crashing into a river when he attempts to drive while intoxicated; washing up in a small town named Lawson with no memory of his past, Peter is mistaken for a sad old man's long-lost son, helping him to rebuild a once-mighty movie theater just as his old life begins to catch up with him.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bob Balaban
Film Director
16-Aug-1945   Parents
Earl Boen
Actor
7-Nov-1945   In three Terminator movies
Brent Briscoe
Actor
21-May-1961   A Simple Plan
Bruce Campbell
Actor
22-Jun-1958   Evil Dead
Jim Carrey
Actor
17-Jan-1962   Rubber-faced fartsmith
Cliff Curtis
Actor
27-Jul-1968   Whale Rider
Matt Damon
Actor
8-Oct-1970   Good Will Hunting
Jeffrey DeMunn
Actor
25-Apr-1947   Citizen X
Catherine Dent
Actor
14-Apr-1965   Danni Sofer on The Shield
Amanda Detmer
Actor
27-Sep-1971   Deena Greco on What About Brian
Allen Garfield
Actor
22-Nov-1939   Cry Uncle!
Hal Holbrook
Actor
17-Feb-1925   Mark Twain Tonight
Laurie Holden
Actor
17-Dec-1972   Silent Hill
Martin Landau
Actor
20-Jun-1931   Mission: Impossible, Space 1999
Scotty Leavenworth
Actor
21-May-1990   Peter Petrowski on 7th Heaven
Garry Marshall
Film Director
13-Nov-1934   Happy Days
Paul Mazursky
Film Director
25-Apr-1930 30-Jun-2014 Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Sydney Pollack
Film Director
1-Jul-1934 26-May-2008 Tootsie
Carl Reiner
Actor
20-Mar-1922   Your Show of Shows
Rob Reiner
Actor
6-Mar-1947   Meathead
Ron Rifkin
Actor
31-Oct-1939   Arvin Sloane on Alias
David Ogden Stiers
Actor
31-Oct-1942   Maj. Winchester on M*A*S*H
Daniel von Bargen
Actor
5-Jun-1950   Kruger on Seinfeld
James Whitmore
Actor
1-Oct-1921 6-Feb-2009 Give 'em Hell, Harry!

CAST

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

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