The Majestic

Continuity mistake: After Jim Carrey crashes the car on the bridge and, we see in the long shots that the lamp on the half-broken post above him is swinging from side to side. However each time we cut to a closeup of Carrey's face, it is lit very evenly - although the only source of light nearby is swinging wildly.

Factual error: The film is set in 1951 but Peter and Adele have their first dance to the tune "Stranger On The Shore" which was first released in 1961.

Continuity mistake: When Pete awakes on the shore, the dog licking his face steps over his head, leaving footprints in the sand. In the following shots, however, the footprints have disappeared. (00:18:40)

StevenJ

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Trivia: In the movie Sand Pirates the villain holds up a gold statue head. It's the same gold statue head that Indy retrieves from the Incan temple in Raiders of the Lost Ark and rumoured to be enshrined in Lucas's living room. The Majestic writer/director Frank Darabont is a close friend of Lucas, writer of Young Indiana Jones, and also rumoured to be writing Indy 4.

Trivia: When Jim Carrey leaves the bar that he was drinking in with the monkey, check the sign behind him - it says Coco Bongo. The Coco Bongo Clup is the new club in another Jim Carrey movie, "The Mask".

Peter Appleton: I thought this was a democracy.
Leo Kubelsky: The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, they're all just pieces of paper with signatures on them. And you know what a piece of paper with a signature is: a contract. Something that can be renegotiated at any time. Just so happens that the House un-American activities committee is renegotiating the contract this time around. Next time it will be somebody else, but it will always be somebody.

Adele: You remember movies but you don't remember your life?

Jerry the Bartender: I wouldn't know J. Edgar Hoover if he walked in here wearing a dress.

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Question: Why didn't Peter retaliate against Bob for punching him and letting the town know what a jerk he is?

Cody Fairless-Lee

Answer: Two possible reasons. 1. Hitting him back and telling everybody about Bob being a complete jerk would make him no better then Bob. 2. Bob actually knew the real Luke and if Peter had hit him, Bob could retaliate by telling everybody the truth.

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