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Mr. Majestyk (1974)

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

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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 <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Last year "Billy Jack" became one of the most popular pictures of our time. "Walking Tall thrilled audiences across the nation. Now the movie everyone's talking about is "Mr. Majestyk." See more »


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Variation spellings and working titles of the movie's Mr. Majestyk (1974) name have included both "Mr. Majestic" and "Mr. Majestyk". See more »

Goofs

Bronson and Nancy drive their pickup truck many miles at high speeds through dusty roads, pot-holes, heavy brush, and several streams. They also crash through at least one fence and purposely slam into the car carrying the mob men. Yet after all this, the pickup is spotless and has absolutely no scratches, dents, or other damage. See more »

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Vince Majestyk: Hey, I was the last one to use that men's room... you sayin' I busted the toilet?
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Referenced in Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) See more »

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Two words: Bronson rules
27 May 2004 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

Why do I love Charles Bronson when he is at his best? "Mr. Majestyk" alone gives about 103 minutes of good reason to do so. It's an excellent proof that Bronson really was the biggest action stars of cinema history and alongside with terrific classics like "Once upon a time in the west", "The Mechanic" and "Death wish" this is the film Bronson lovers will remember him by.

I love everything about this movie. I love the inventive action scenes, silly yet exciting story, the amusing baddies, Charles Bernstein's cool score and 53 year old Bronson's irresistible performance as the toughest melon farmer the world has ever seen. If you call yourself a Bronson fan and you haven't seen this you have to do something about it immediately or you can't watch yourself in a mirror.


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