The Majestic parents guide

The Majestic

Forgetting the past provides a chance for a new future.

Overall A-

Jim Carrey offers a refreshing performance as a blacklisted, B-movie screenwriter who learns to stand up for himself after a freak car accident leaves him with amnesia and a new shot at life in a small coastal California town, where the residents believe he is one of their own lost sons returning from war.

Release date December 21, 2001

Violence B
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C
Substance Use C+

Why is The Majestic rated PG? The MPAA rated The Majestic PG for language and mild thematic elements

Run Time: 152 minutes

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The Majestic
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Majestic rated PG? The Majestic is rated PG by the MPAA for language and mild thematic elements

Violence: B
Character unjustly accused of illegal activity. Drunken character involved in car accident. Car plunges into river with driver. Man hits head on steel buttress. Character shown with bloody gash on forehead. Characters frequently discuss their sons killed in the war. Man punched in face, shown with minimal blood on lip. Character spits at another man. In an old movie: gunfire heard, sword fight shown, character stabbed and dies onscreen.

Sexual Content: A-
Couple kiss on screen in old movie. Unmarried couple kiss. Girls in background of scene wear dance costumes that expose legs. Derogatory comment made about man cross-dressing. Unmarried adult couple discusses their first kiss as teenagers and kiss on at least three other occasions.

Language: C
Includes at least: 4 moderate and 19 mild profanities, 2 crude sexual terms, and 20 terms of Deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
After losing job and girlfriend, character consumes alcohol until drunk and then drives. One character shown with pipe throughout movie. Some background characters smoke.

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The Majestic
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Majestic"

Cast and Crew

The Majestic is directed by Frank Darabont and stars Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Majestic movie is February 24, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Majestic
Release Date: 24 February 2015
The Majestic releases to home video (Blu-ray) with the following extras:
- Movie Within the Movie: Sand Pirates of the Sierra
- Deleted Scenes
- Trailer

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