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Victor R Gibson

Author of this site three technical books and two novels
Victor R Gibson has written 1471 posts for A MOTION PICTURE LIST

Liar Liar (1997)

Duration 1h 26m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Spain: 7  Source of story An original screenplay Director Tom Shadyac Writers/Script Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur Starring Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Cary Elwes, Amanda Donohoe, Jennifer Tilly Ratings IMDb: 6.9/10.  Rotten Tomatoes: 82% by 62 reviewers. Review2view: 4/10. Elevator Pitch: Fletcher Reede is a divorced father of a … Continue reading

Wag the Dog (1997)

Duration 1h 37m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 11  Source of story Loosely based on a 1993 book American Hero by Larry Beinhart Director Barry Levinson Writers/Script Hilary Henkin, David Mamet Starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Nero, Anne Heche, Woody Harrelson, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst, William H. Macey, John Cho, Jim Belushi, … Continue reading

Speed Kills (2018)

Duration 1h 42m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Netherlands: 18  Source of story A book of the same name by Arthur J. Harris Director Jodi Scurfield Writers/Script David Aaron Cohen, John Luessenhop, Starring John Travolta, Katheryn Winnick, Jennifer Esposito, Matthew Modine, Tom Sizemore,  Ratings IMDb: 4.3/10 by 3071 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 0% by 17 reviewers. Review2view: … Continue reading

Harry Potter 3 – and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Duration 2h 22m Ratings UK: PG, USA: PG, Spain: 7  Source of story The book of the same name by J.K.Rowling Director Alfonso Cuarón Writers/Script Steve Kloves Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Fiona Shaw, Lenny Henry, Gary Oldman, Robert Hardy, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Julie Walters, David Thewlis, Warwick Davis, Michael Gambon, Alan … Continue reading

Burke and Hare (2010)

Duration 1h 31m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, South Korea: 18  Source of story A version of the lives of the real Edinburgh criminals Burke and Hare Director John Landis Writers/Script Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft,  Starring Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Curry, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Jessica Hynes, David Hayman, Christopher Lee, Ronnie Corbett, Reece … Continue reading

The Card Counter (2021)

Duration 1h 51m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 11  Source of story An original screenplay Director Paul Schrader Writers/Script Paul Schrader Starring Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, William Dafoe, Alexander Babara Ratings IMDb: 6.2/10 by 17,179 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 86% by 188 reviewers. Review2view: 3/10. Elevator Pitch: William Tell (not his real name) is … Continue reading

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)

Duration 1h 33m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Brazil: 16  Source of story A time travel story loosely based on the first film. Director Steve Pink Writers/Script Josh Head, John Karnay Starring Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott, Jillimn Jacobs, Chevy Chase, Collette Wolfe, Bianca Haase, Christian Slater Ratings IMDb: 5.1/10 by 38,434 … Continue reading

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Duration 2h 00m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Norway: 10  Source of story An original screenplay Director Jonathan Lynn Writers/Script Dale Launer Starring Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marina Tomei, Fred Gwynne, Bruce McGill,   Ratings IMDb: 7.6/10 by 117,429 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 86% by 56 reviewers. Review2view: 9/10. Elevator Pitch: Two young New Yorkers, Bill Gambini and … Continue reading

Matrix Resurrections (2021)

Duration 2h 28m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 11  Source of story The characters and the environment created by the Wachowskis in the Matrix trilogy. Director Lana Wachowski Writers/Script Lana Wachowski, David Mitchell, Aleksandar Hemon Starring Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Ricci,  Ratings IMDb: 5.8/10 by … Continue reading

Harry Potter2: and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Duration 2h 41m Ratings UK: PG, USA: PG, Denmark: 11  Source of story A book of the same name by J.K.Rowling Director Chris Columbus Writers/Script Steve Kloves Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert grint, Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Fiona Shaw, Toby Jones, Julie Walters, Jason Isaacs, Robbie Coltrane, Kenneth Branagh, Alan Rickman, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Miriam … Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

Duration 2h 32m Ratings UK: PG, USA: PG, Denmark: 11  Source of story A novel of the same name by J.K.Rowling Director Chris Columbus Writers/Script Steve Kloves Starring Richard Harris, Magie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Daniel Radcliffe, Fiona Shaw, Richard Griffiths, Ian Hart, Warwick Davis, John Hurt, Julie Walters, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Leslie Phillips, John … Continue reading

Unforgiven (1992)

Duration 2h 10m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story An original screenplay, the script having knocked about for 20 years, Director Clint Eastwood Writers/Script David Webb Peoples Starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Saul Rubinek, Frances Fisher, Anna Thomson,  Ratings IMDb: 8.2/10 by 396,355 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: … Continue reading

Men in Black: International (2019)

Duration 1h 54m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11 Source of story Used the theme of the other three MIB films eith new main characters.Themselves based on a Maibu comic by Lowell Cunningham Director F. Gary Gray Writers/Script Matt Holloway, Art Marcum Starring Chris Helmsworth, Tessa Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall, Emman Thompson, Liam … Continue reading

Need for Speed (2014)

Duration 2h 12m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11  Source of story A video game of the same name. Director Scott Waugh Writers/Script George Gatins, John Gatins Starring Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots, Rami Malek, Dakota Johnson, Michael Keaton,  Ratings IMDb: 6.4 by 167,512 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 22% from 187 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10 Elevator … Continue reading

Shazam! (2019)

Duration 2h 12m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11  Source of story DC comic book characters developed by Bill Parker, C.C. Beck  Director David F. Sandberg Writers/Script Henry Gayden, Darren Lemke Starring Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou,  Ratings IMDb: 7.0/10 by 302,482 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 90% by 413 reviewers … Continue reading

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Duration 2h 11m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 13  Source of story Inspired by the 1973 book “Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad” by William Craig. Director Jean-Jacques Annaud Writers/Script Jean-Jacques Annaud, Alain Godard Starring Jude Law, Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz, Bob Hoskins, Ron Perlman, Gabriel Thomson, Joseph Fiennes Ratings IMDb: 7.6/10 … Continue reading

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Duration 1h 58m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Brazil: 18  Source of story Apparely inspired by a rampage carried out by two teenagers in America. Director Oliver Stone Writers/Script David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone. (Story: Quentin Tarantino) Starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield, Robert Downey Jr, Tommy Lee Jones Ratings IMDb: … Continue reading

Office Uprising (2018)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: 15, USA: Apparently no general release, Germany:16  Source of story An original screenplay Director Lin Oeding Writers/Script Ian Shorr, Peter Gamble Starring Brenton Thwaites, Jane Levy, Karan Soni, Zachary Levi, Greg Henry, Ratings IMDb: 5.8/10 by 12,458 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: No review. Review2view: 6.5/10. Elevator Pitch: Desmond is a low level … Continue reading

Bad Boys for Life (2020)

Duration 2h 4m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story An original screenplay using the Bad Boys characters. Director Adil El Arbi, Bilail Fallah Writers/Script Chris Bremner, Peter Craig, Joe Carnahan Starring Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Paola Nuñez, Kate del Castillo, Joe Pantoliano, Jacob Scipio,  Ratings IMDb: 6.6/10 by 147,252 … Continue reading

Gloria (1980)

Duration 2h 03m Ratings UK: AA, USA: PG, Norway: 16  Source of story An original screenplay Director John Cassavetes Writers/Script John Cassavetes Starring Julie Carmen, Buck Henry, John Adams, Gena Rowlands,  Ratings IMDb: 7.2/10 by 9537 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: . Revie2view: 6/10. Elevator Pitch: Gloria, the ex girlfriend of mob boss Tony Tanzini, lives in an … Continue reading

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