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The Majestic 1 Peter Appleton Jim Carrey seems to have it all a beautiful girlfriend a house in Hollywood a nice car and a successful career until he is included on the infamous Hollywood Blacklist Soon everything seems to disappear He loses his job as a scriptwriter his girlfriend and his success all at once After a couple drinks Appleton decides to go for a car ride loses control of his car and drives off a bridge He ends up washed ashore with a sudden case of amnesia A stranger finds him and brings him to town where everyone mistakes him for being Luke Tremble a soldier who fought in World War II and has been lost for nine years Worst of all Harry Tremble Martin Landau mistakes him for his lost son While Peter struggles for memories he helps his father reopen The Majestic a movie theater that he once ran Harry Tremble dies just as Peter begins to regain memories of his old life The climax of this film is near the end when Appleton stands before Congress and declares his innocence regarding the Blacklist involvement Instead of the expected outcome being thrown in jail Peter is seen as a hero by many 2 Although this film portrays the theater The Majestic as being a magical place it also portrays other mediums as being unstable indecisive and unreliable Even though the newspapers and Hollywood production studios had no evidence of Peter being a Communist he was titled as one and fired In the beginning of this film different types of medium are seen to falsely accuse Appleton but towards the end they label him a hero It is evident that the mediums are willing to label someone something that they are not in order to get business They begin by negatively labeling him a Communist and end by labeling him a hero 3 After conducting research on this film
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