Mr. Majestyk (1974)

PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  17 July 1974 (USA)
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A melon farmer battles organized crime and a hit man who wants to kill him.



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Complete credited cast:
Frank Renda
Nancy Chavez
Bobby Kopas
Taylor Lacher ...
Gene Lundy
Frank Maxwell ...
Det. Lt. McAllen
Alejandro Rey ...
Larry Mendoza
Deputy Harold Richie
Bert Santos ...
Julio Tomas


Vietnam veteran Vince Majestyk just wants to grow his watermelons and live in peace on his farm. But the local mob boss has different ideas. When his workers are threatened Mr. Majestyk decides to lend them a hand but then the wrath of the mob is turned onto Mr. Majestyk himself. The poor mobsters don't stand a chance. Written by Steve Crook <>

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17 July 1974 (USA)  »

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Das Gesetz bin ich  »

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A Turkish movie which was given an American bootleg title of 'Turkish Mr. Majestyk' (aka 'Karpuzcu (1979)') was made and released about five years after this film. See more »


Just prior to the big chase in which the Ford truck does all of the big jumps, Majestyk pulls the truck into the driveway and parks in front of the house. He then unhooks the trailer and leaves it behind the truck. When he runs out of the house and jumps into the back of the truck as the woman drives it away, the truck is facing the other direction and the trailer is not in sight. See more »


Bobby Kopas: It ain't sunk into that thick brain of yours yet. See, everything goes a lot easier and a lot less trouble when you're doing business with me. You understand what I'm talking about?
Vince Majestyk: You make sounds like you're a mean little ass-kicker... only I ain't convinced. You keep talking and I'm gonna take your head off.
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Referenced in Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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4 June 2003 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

This movie is a Bronson classic in my book. My favorite scene is the pick-up ride when Majestyk and Chavez make their escape from the mob. I liked it the the pick-up made all those long jumps. In most drive scenes the pickup truck would definitely be torn to pieces, but not here. they must have bought a lot of them for the movie. This movie was packed with action, suspense, and also intrigue. This was absolutely one of Charles Bronson's best!

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