Mr Majestyk

  • Film
  • Action and adventure
Charles Bronson, his eyes just about open, strides through this film as a paternalistic melon-grower in Colorado, anti-racist, tolerant of unions (well, you can tell, he gets the melon-picking union girl in the end; how does Cristal keep her hair so black and shiny after all that sweaty work?), who falls foul of local crooks and labour racketeers. But melon-grower beats ruthless psychopath, casting aspersions at the police force en route. Fleischer handles a heavy script and most of the acting like no one should handle a melon; but he really soars into competence at moments of tension, car chases, and general cinematic escapism.

Release details

Duration: 103 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Richard Fleischer
Screenwriter: Elmore Leonard
Cast: Charles Bronson
Al Lettieri
Linda Cristal
Lee Purcell
Paul Koslo
Taylor Lacher
Frank Maxwell
Alejandro Rey
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