Mr. Majestyk

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Richard Fleischer
Production: MGM
 
IMDB:
6.8
Metacritic:
55
Rotten Tomatoes:
75%
PG
Year:
1974
103 min
56 Views


I said, Frank Renda.

He's a hit man.

You know what I'm saying?

He shoots people with a gun.

And you ask him

is he gonna eat his sausage.

Cuff Renda.

All right, let's go.

Today, Frank Renda is being taken...

to the county seat for pretrial examination

on a charge of first-degree murder.

Renda, a familiar name in organized crime...

has been arrested

nine times without a conviction.

This time, apprehended

by an off-duty police officer...

who actually witnessed the murder

outside a local bar.

It would appear Renda's luck

has finally run out.

Hey, hey, come on.

What the hell?

This is Ron Malone with On The Spot News

coming to you from Edna, Colorado.

Now he's a TV star.

The keys for the handcuffs!

The keys! Move!

Just see if he's got them.

Hey, he's hurt pretty bad.

If we don't get him out of here,

he's gonna bleed to death.

The keys.

Man, I was drunk driving.

I don't want to get shot for that.

The keys.

Hey, out there!

We got a wounded man here.

Hold your fire, we'll bring him out.

The keys.

Go ahead.

The keys.

Don't shoot.

Take him out, okay?

What are you doing, you?

Man, I hope you know what you're doing.

What are you doing?

Get the bus with Renda. That way.

Let's get the hell out of here.

The panel truck. Get the truck.

Hey, you move, you.

I had you figured for the local clown,

but you really move.

Hey, what'd they bust you for?

Assault with a shotgun.

A shotgun?

That's attempted murder, man.

They're gonna jam you the same as me.

I got an idea that might work.

You don't worry about it.

I give you a phone number to call,

we'll be out of the country before morning.

I like my idea better.

Now listen, you come with me...

be worth plenty.

Sound good?

You got it ass backwards. I ain't coming

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Elmore Leonard

Elmore John Leonard Jr. (October 11, 1925 – August 20, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the 1950s, were Westerns, but he went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures. Among his best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Swag, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk, and Rum Punch (adapted as the movie Jackie Brown). Leonard's writings include short stories that became the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T, as well as the FX television series Justified. more…

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