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Victor R Gibson

Author of this site three technical books and two novels
Victor R Gibson has written 1158 posts for A MOTION PICTURE LIST

Inferno (2016)

Duration 2h 1m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story It’s Robert Langdon again, solving puzzles in Italy and more. Bases in part on book of the same name by Dan Brown, Director Ron Howard Writers/Script David Koepp Starring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Irrfan Kahn, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Ben Forster, Ana Ulara, Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Deadpool 2 (2018)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The characters from Deadpool, originating in a Marvel comic Director David Leitch Writers/Script Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Leslie Uggams, Eddie Marsan, (some other famous actors on the cast list, probably as … Continue reading

El Cid (1961)

Duration 3h 2m Rating (UK) U Source of story Loosely based on the life of Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar Director Anthony Mann Writers/Script Fredric M. Frank, Phillip Yordan, Ben Barzman, Bernard Gordon Starring Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Michael Hordern, Herbert Lom, Elevator Pitch: The 11th Century Spanish … Continue reading

Above the Shadows (2019)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story An original screenplay Director Claudia Myers Writers/Script Claudia Myers Starring Olivia Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, Megan Fox, Tito Ortiz, Taylor Selé, Elevator Pitch: Holly is the middle one of three children in an American New Engand family, and her mother’s favourite, but after her mother dies when … Continue reading

Joe Kidd (1972)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) AA Source of story An original screenplay Director John Sturges Writers/Script Elmore Leonard Starring Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon, Don Stroud, Stella Garcia, Gregory Walcott, Elevator Pitch: In border country of New Mexico, Luis Chama, a charismatic Mexican leader is attempting to get his people’s historic lands returned, but … Continue reading

An Education (2009)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A memoir by journalist Lynn Barber – still available complete on the Guardian website. Director Lone Scherfig Writers/Script Nick Hornby Starring Carey Mulligan, Olivia Williams, Alfred Molina, Cara Seymour, Peter Sarsgaard, Dominic Cooper, Rosamund Pike, Emma Thompson, Sally Hawkins, Elevator Pitch: A sixteen year old schoolgirl, … Continue reading

Hell Girl (2018)

Duration 1h 21m Rating (UK) Not released in UK Source of story An original screenplay, although echoes of “Friday the 13th” Director Lawrence Riggins Writers/Script Lawrence Riggins Starring Tara Westwood, Tom Sizemore, Diana Lu Elevator Pitch: A group of TV ghost hunters arrive at a lakeside summer camp, which has the usual group of huts … Continue reading

Nightmare Cinema (2018)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Five original screenplays Director The Thing in the Woods – Alejandro Brugués, Miran – Joe Dante, Mashit – Ryûhei Kitamura,  This Way to Egress – David Slade, Dead – Mick Garris Writers/Script Sandra Becerril, Alejando Brugués, Lawrence C. Connolly, Mick Garris, Richard Christian Matheson, David Slade Starring Mickey Rourke, Sarah … Continue reading

The Dilemma (2011)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Ron Howard Writers/Script Allan Loeb Starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah, Sandy Marshall Elevator Pitch: Ronny and Nick are a couple of good friends who have an embryo  concept car company, and get a job … Continue reading

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Duration 2h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be “partly based on” a novel “On Any Given Sunday” written in 1984 by Pat Toomay (A NFL player) Director Oliver Stone Writers/Script John Logan, Oliver Stone (story Daniel Pyne, John Logan and others) Starring Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, James Woods, Jamie … Continue reading

Premonition (2007)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Mennan Yapo Writers/Script Bill Kelly Starring Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, Kate Nelligan, Amber Valletta, Peter Stormare, Elevator Pitch: The Hansons are a family of him, her and two preteen daughters.  One afternoon the sheriff calls on Linda Hanson to tell her that … Continue reading

Thelma and Louise (1991)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay – which won that award at the 1991 Oscars Director Ridley Scott Writers/Script Callie Khouri Starring Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Christopher McDonald, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brad Pitt, Lucinda Jenney Elevator Pitch: Two friends, Louise, who works at a waitress in … Continue reading

The Goldfinch (2019)

Duration 2h 29m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A very long book of the same name by Donna Tartt Director John Crowley Writers/Script Peter Straughan Starring Oakes Fegley, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Wilson, Sarah Paulson, Elevator Pitch: When a terrorist bomb goes off in the Metripolitan Museum of  Art Theo Decker … Continue reading

Hotel Mumbai (2018)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Closely based on real events Director Anthony Maras Writers/Script John Collee, Anthony Maras Starring Dev Patel, Nazanin Bonaidi, Arnie Hammer, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Anupam Kher, Jason Isaacs, and a lot of Indian actors who would be recognised by Bollywood enthusiasts. Elevator Pitch: On 26th November 2008 10 … Continue reading

Prizzi’s Honor (1985)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by Richard Condon Director John Huston Writers/Script Richard Condon, Janet Roach Starring Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, John Randolph, William Hickey, Angelica Huston, Stanley Tucci, Elevator Pitch: Charley Partanna, a hitman for the Prizzi mob, travels to California to … Continue reading

A Vampire Movie Podcast

Five Vampire Movies to Watch During the Lockdown TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/Xj8SyhoMWAA   Five classic adult comedies to help you pass the time during the COVID 19 Lockdown TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/M7-xqFIpqfY

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Philippa Greory Director Justin Chadwick Writers/Script Peter Morgan Starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Jim Sturgess, Mark Rylance, Kristen Scott Thomas, David Morrissey, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anna Torrent, Eddie Redmayne, Andrew Garfield, Eric Bana Elevator Pitch: In order to promote the … Continue reading

A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) X Source of story A European version of a japanese film “Yojimbo” by Akira Kurosawa Director Sergio Leone Writers/Script Victor Andres Catena, Jaine Comas Gil, Sergio Leone Starring Clint Eastwood, Marianne Koch, Gian Maria Votontè, Joe Egger Elevator Pitch: A an unnamed man rides into the town of San Miguel … Continue reading

A Crooked House (2017)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book of the same name written in 1949 by Agatha Christie Director Gilles Paquet-Brenner Writers/Script Julian Fellows, Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Tim Rose Price, Starring Max Irons, Stefanie Martini, Glenn Close, Honor Kneafsey, Christina Hendricks, Terence Stamp, Julian Sands, Gillian Anderson, Elevator Pitch: A bunch of toffs … Continue reading

Just Friends (2005)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Roger Kumble Writers/Script Adam Davis Starring Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein, Chris Marquette, Elevator Pitch: Chubby Chris Brander fancies his best friend Jamie Palamino but although she likes him his romantic feelings are not reciprocated. After an embarrassing  college … Continue reading

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