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Victor R Gibson

Author of this site three technical books and two novels
Victor R Gibson has written 1391 posts for A MOTION PICTURE LIST

Final Destination 3 (2006)

Duration 1h 33m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG, Denmark  Source of story The film follows the basic theme of the previous Final Destinations. Director James Wong Writers/Script Glen Morgan James Wong Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson, Amanda Crew,  Ratings IMDb: 5.8 by 10,133 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 43% by 116 reviewers.. Elevator … Continue reading

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)

Duration 1h 48m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, Brazil: 14  Source of story An Italian comic series by Tiziano Sciavi Director Kevin Munroe Writers/Script Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer Starring Brandon Routh, Anita Briem, Sam Huntington, Taye Diggs, Peter Stormare,  Ratings IMDb: 5.1 by 15,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 7% by 43 reviewers.. Elevator Pitch: Dylan Dog … Continue reading

The New Daughter (2009)

Duration 1h 48m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, Spain: 16 Source of story A short story by John Connolly Director Luiso Berdejo Writers/Script John Travis Starring Kevin Costner, Ivana Baquero, Samantha Mathis Ratings IMDb: 5.3 by 15,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 33% by 9 reviewers.. Elevator Pitch: John James is a divorced author who moves into a … Continue reading

The Great Raid (2005)

Duration 2h 12m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 13,  Source of story Real events which resulted in books by William B. Breuer and Hampton Sides. Director John Dahl Writers/Script Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Starring Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Sam Worthington, Joseph Fiennes, Connie Nielsen, Natalie Mendoza,  Ratings IMDb: 6.7 by 21,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes:38% based … Continue reading

Charlie’s Angels 2: Full Throttle (2003)

Duration 1h 46m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 15,  Source of story The first film, and the original TV series. Director McG Writers/Script John August, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley Starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bernie Mac, Crispin Glover, Justin Theroux, Robert Patrick, Demi Moore, Shia Labeouf, Matt LeBlanc, Luke Wilson, John Cleese, … Continue reading

The Duchess (2008)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Spain: 7  Source of story A book “Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire” by Amanda Foreman Director Saul Dibb Writers/Script Jeffrey Hatcher, Anders Thomas Jensen, Saul Dibb Starring Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney, John Shrapnel, Michael Medwin, Ratings IMDb: 6.9 by 80,000 … Continue reading

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Iceland: 12  Source of story A short story of the same name by Ray Bradbury Director Peter Hyams Writers/Script Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Gregory Poirier Starring David Oyelowo, Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Cory Johnson, Jemima Rooper Ratings IMDb: 4.2 by 19,000 peole.  Rotten Tomatoes: 6% … Continue reading

Black Widow (2021)

Duration 2h 13m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11,  Source of story A development of the Black Widow character within the Marvel Comics Universe. Director Cate Shortland Writers/Script Eric Pearson with story by Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson Starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, Ray Winstone, O-T Fagbenie, William Hurt, Olga Kurylenko,  … Continue reading

A Hard Days Night (1964)

Duration 1h 41m Ratings UK: U (with cuts), USA: Approved, Germany: 6  Source of story An original screenplay, based on two normal Beatles days Director Richard Lester Writers/Script Alun Owen Starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfred Brambell, Norman Rossington, John Junkin, Victor Spinetti, Anna Quayle, Deryk Guyler, Richard Vernon, Lionel Blair, … Continue reading

A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

Duration 1h 37m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 15 Source of story The first of these two films. This carrying on straight from the first. Director John Krasinski Writers/Script John Krasinski Starring Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Cillian Murphy, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe, Djimon Housou Ratings IMDb: 7.5 by 75,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 91% by 314 … Continue reading

Wishmaster 4: The Prophesy Fulfilled (2002)

Duration 1h 30m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Spain: 18  Source of story The first three films, chracters created by Peter Atkins Director Chris Angel Writers/Script John Benjamin Martin Starring Tara Spencer-Nairn, Michael Trucco, Jason Thompson, John Novak Ratings IMDb: 4.0 by 3500 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 20% by 5 critics . Elevator Pitch: In this version … Continue reading

The Last Bus (2021)

Duration 1h 26m Ratings Spain: Yet to be released nearly everywhere  Source of story An original screenplay Director Gillies MacKinnon Writers/Script Joe Ainsworth Starring Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan and a load of British actors you will recognise but be unable to name. Ratings IMDb:7.6 by 22 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 100% by 2 reviewers . Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Duration 1h 41m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG, South Africa: 10  Source of story The original 1960s TV show, which is the origin of three of the four stories. Director John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, George Miller Writers/Script John Landis, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Melissa Matheson, Jerome Boxiby, Rod Serling,  Robert Garland, Starring Dan … Continue reading

Colette (2018)

Duration 1h 51m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 7  Source of story An original screenplay based on the very public life and novels of Colette Director Wash Westmoreland Writers/Script Wash Westmoreland, Richard Glatzer, Rebecca Lenkiewicz Starring Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West, Robert Pugh, Arabella Weir, Eleanor Tomlinson, Denise Gough, Ratings IMDb: 6.7 by … Continue reading

American Beauty (1999)

Duration 2h 2m Ratings UK: 18, USA: PG, Denmark  Source of story An original screenplay Director Sam Mendes Writers/Script Alan Ball Starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Allison Janney, Chris Cooper, Scott Bakula, John Cho,  Ratings IMDb: 8.3 by .  Rotten Tomatoes: 87% by 190 reviewers . Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Central Intelligence (2016)

Duration 1h 47m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11,  Source of story An original screenplay Director Rawson Marshall Thurber Writers/Script Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Jason Bateman, Aaron Paul, Thomas Kretschmann, Melissa McCarthy, Megan Park, Ratings IMDb: 6.3 by 164,767 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 71% … Continue reading

Charlie’s Angels (2000)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13,  Source of story A TV series of the same name which ran in the 70s. Director McG Writers/Script Ryan Rowe, Ed Solomon, John August and about a dozen others uncredited. Starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bill Murray, Sam Rockwell, Kelly Lynch, Tim Curry, Crispin Glover, … Continue reading

Girl Most Likely (2012)

Duration 1h 43m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Germany: 6  Source of story An original screenplay Director Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini Writers/Script Michelle Morgan Starring Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss, Christopher Fitzgerald, June Diane Raphael, Bob Balaban, Julia Stiles, Andrea Martin, Ratings IMDb: 5.8 by 14,951 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 23% by 95 … Continue reading

Nomadland (2020)

Duration 1h 47m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: R, Argentina: 13  Source of story Based on a book by Jessica Bruder Director Chloé Zhao Writers/Script Chloé Zhao Starring Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, and a lot of real people. Ratings IMDb: 7.4 by 104,885 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: . Elevator Pitch: After the financial catastrophes of the early 2000s … Continue reading

The Last Emperor (1987)

Duration 2h 43m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 15  Source of story Saiod to be based on the autobiography of Puyi, the last emperor, published in 1964. Director Bernardo Bertolucci Writers/Script Bernardo Bertolucci, Mark Peploe, Starring John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O’Tool,  Jade Go, Ying Ruocheng, and a load of Chinese actors Ratings IMDb: 7.7 by … Continue reading

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