Majestic Films

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Majestic Films International was a British film sales company founded in the late-1980s by producer Guy East. It handled overseas distribution of films such as Driving Miss Daisy and Dances with Wolves internationally.

Logo (1990?-mid-1990s)

Visuals: On a black background is a red starburst moving into view from the bottom of the screen. In the center of the starburst is an M-shaped crown with a star on top. The words "MAJESTIC" and "FILMS" appear on either side of the crown. The star shines a few times.

Variant: A version featured in the end credits of some films features the words "Majestic Films" and "International" on either side of the starburst.

Technique: 2D computer animation.

Audio: Usually silent, or the opening theme of the film.


  • The easiest place to find this logo is on the European video releases and Region 2 and 4 DVDs of Dances with Wolves, along with the Japanese MUSE Laserdisc release.
  • Also appears on Region 2 and 4 releases of The Princess and the Cobbler, Immortal Beloved, the British DVD and Brazilian VHS of The Nutcracker Prince, and the German Kinowelt DVD & Blu-Ray of Texasville (including the R2 Spain DVD release and the Spanish trailer).
  • The in-credit variants are seen on Dances with Wolves and City of Joy.
  • It was also spotted on the Vestron Video VHS of Get Back (the Paul McCartney concert film), and seen on the Australian Roadshow DVD release of Jane Eyre (the 1996 film adaptation).
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