The Majestic is a 2001 American romantic period drama film directed and produced by Frank Darabont, written by Michael Sloane, and starring Jim Carrey, Bob Balaban, Brent Briscoe, Jeffrey DeMunn, Amanda Detmer, Allen Garfield, Hal Holbrook, Laurie Holden, Martin Landau, Ron Rifkin, David Ogden Stiers, and James Whitmore.
Filmed in Ferndale, California, it premiered on December 11, 2001, and was released in the United States on December 21, 2001.
Jim Carrey's performance in The Majestic was a departure from his previous work, which until then had mostly been comedy films. The film grossed $37 million worldwide against a budget of $72 million, losing an estimated $49 million. The film was released in the United Kingdom on May 24, 2002, and failed to reach the Top 10.