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Victor R Gibson

Author of this site three technical books and two novels
Victor R Gibson has written 1543 posts for A MOTION PICTURE LIST

True Romance (1993)

Duration 1h 59m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Denmark: 15,  Source of story An original screenplay Director Tony Scott Writers/Script Quentin Tarantino Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christopher Walken, Bronson Pinchot, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Rapaport, Saul Rubinek, James Gandolfini, Tom Sizemore,    Ratings IMDb: 7.9/10 by 221,287 … Continue reading

Point Break (1991)

Duration 2h 02m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story An original screenplay Director Kathryn Bigelow Writers/Script W. Peter Iliff, Rick King Starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty, Tom Sizemore Ratings IMDb: 7.3 by 175,167 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 69% by 67 reviewers. Review2view: 7.3/10 . Elevator Pitch: A bunch of … Continue reading

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (2017)

Duration 1h 47m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11  Source of story This is almost a franchise, so the story lifts off from the previous xXx outings. Director D.J. Caruso Writers/Script F.Scott Frazier based on characters by Rich Wilkes Starring Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Rubt Rose, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, … Continue reading

The Night Crew (2015)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: 15, USA: Not Rated, Germany: 18  Source of story An original screenplay Director Christian Sesma Writers/Script Paul Sloan, Christian Sesma Starring Luke Goss, Bokeem Woodbine, Danny Trejo, Paul Sloan, Chasty Ballesteros, Luciana Faulhaber,  Ratings IMDb: 4.2/10.  Rotten Tomatoes: Not rated. Review2view: 6/10  Elevator Pitch: A young woman is pursued through the … Continue reading

Elevator (2012)

Duration 1h 24m Ratings UK: 15, USA: Not rated, Germany: 16  Source of story An original screenplay Director Stig Svendsen Writers/Script Marc Rosenberg Starring Christopher Backus, Anita Briem, John Getz, Shirley Knight, Joey Slotnick, Devin Ratray, Tehmina Sunny Ratings IMDb: 5.3/10 by 6215 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 50% by 4 reviewers. Review2view: 7/10 . Elevator Pitch: (Joke?) … Continue reading

Big Game (2014)

Duration 1h 30m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, France: 10  Source of story An original screenplay Director Jalmari Helander Writers/Script Jalmari Helander Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman, Jim Broadbent,  Ray Stevenson, Ratings IMDb: 5.4 by 32,651 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 78% by 90 reviewers . Review2view: 7/10 Elevator Pitch: The presidential plane Air … Continue reading

Kings of the Sun (1963)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: U, USA: Approved, Ukraine: 12 Source of story An original screenplay Director J. Lee Thompson Writers/Script Elliot Sarnold, James R. Webb Starring Yul Brynner, George Chakiris, Shirley Anne Field, Richard Basehart, Brad Dexter, Barry Morse, James Coburn  Ratings IMDb: 6.2/10 by 1888 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: Not rated. Review2view: 3/10. Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Death on the Nile (2022)

Duration 2h 7m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Spain: 12  Source of story  A 1937 novel by Agatha Christie Director Kenneth Branagh Writers/Script Michael Green Starring Kenneth Branagh, Letitia Wright, Sophie Okenedo, Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, Emma Mackey, Armie Hammer, Annette Bening, Rose Leslie, Jeniffer Saunders, Dawn French, Russell Brand,  Ratings IMDb: 6.6/10 by 14,662 … Continue reading

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Duration 2h 19m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15,  Source of story A documentary “The Conscientious Objector” by Terry Benedict Director Mel Gibson Writers/Script Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight Starring Andrew Garfield, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington,  Ratings IMDb: 8.1/10 by 490,282 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 84% by 281 reviewers. Review2view: 9/10. … Continue reading

2067 (2020)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 15, USA: Not rated, Poland: 12  Source of story An original screenplay Director Seth Larney Writers/Script Seth Larney Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ryan Kwanten, Aaron Glenna, Deborah Mailman Ratings IMDb: 4.9/10 by 8518 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 32% by 31 reviewers. Review2view: 4/10 Elevator Pitch: An Australian city is the one surviving area of … Continue reading

The 4th Floor (1999)

Duration 1h 30m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Norway: 15  Source of story An original screenplay Director Josh Klausner Writers/Script Josh Klausner Starring Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Shelley Duvall, Austin Pendleton, Tobin Bell,  Ratings IMDb: 5.8/10 by 5064 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 33% by 3 reviewers. Review2view 6/10. Elevator Pitch: Jane moves into a rent controlled apartment … Continue reading

Fools Rush In (1997)

Duration 1h 49m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Germany: 6  Source of story An original screenplay Director Andy Tennant Writers/Script Joan Taylor, Katherine Reback Starring Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Siobhan Fallon,  Ratings IMDb: 6.1/10 by 35,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 34% by 29 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10 . Elevator Pitch: Alex Whitman, an ambitious New York … Continue reading

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2022 in Spain)

Duration 2h 6m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 7  Source of story A 2000 documentary by Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey Director Michael Showalter Writers/Script Abe Sylvia Starring Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Cherry Jones, Vincent D’Onofrio,  Ratings IMDb: 6.7 by 12,052 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 66% by 187 reviewers. Review2view: 7/10. Elevator Pitch: Tammy Faye meets Jim … Continue reading

13 Going On 30 (2004)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: A  Source of story A sort of original screenplay with a familiar theme. Director Gary Winick Writers/Script Josh Goldsman, Cathy Yuspa Starring Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis, Brie Larson,  Ratings IMDb: 6.2/10 by 182,808 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 65% by 179 reviewers. Review2view: 6/10 Elevator … Continue reading

The Wall (2017)

Duration 1h 28m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story An original screenplay Director Doug Liman Writers/Script Dwain Worrell Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli Ratings IMDb: 6.2 by 26,313 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 65% by 125 reviewers. Review2view: 7.8/10.  Elevator Pitch: It is Iraq after the allied victory, but there are still … Continue reading

Mission Impossible 6: Fallout (2018)

Duration 2h 27m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Sweden: 15  Source of story The theme developed frm the TV series by Bruce Geller. It follows on from the previous MI film. Director Christopher McQuarrie Writers/Script Christopher McQuarrie Starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Alec … Continue reading

The Trigger Effect (1996)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Germany: 12  Source of story Apparently a similarity to some episodes of “The Twilight Zone”. Director David Koepp Writers/Script David Koepp Starring Kyle MacLachlan, Elizabeth Shue, Dermot Mulroney,  Ratings IMDb: 5.7 by 7729 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 75% by 24 reviewers. Review2view: 4/10. Elevator Pitch: Annie and Matthew are … Continue reading

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

Duration 1h 34m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: A  Source of story The characters from the first Big Fat Greek Wedding Director Kirk Jones Writers/Script Nia Vardalos Starring Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan, Elena Kampouris, Andrea Martin, Ratings IMDb: 6.0/10 by 30,266 people .  Rotten Tomatoes: 28% by 172 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10. … Continue reading

The Blues Brothers (1980)

Duration 2h 13m Ratings UK: AA, USA: R, Denmark: 15,   Source of story Jake and Elwood are loosely based on chracters who appeared in Saturday Night Live. Director John Landis Writers/Script Dan Aykroyd, John Landis Starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, James Brown, Chaka Khan, Carrie Fisher, John Candy, Henry Gibson, John Lee Hooker, … Continue reading

Fallen (1998)

Duration 2h 04m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Ireland: 18  Source of story An original screenplay Director Gregory Hoblit Writers/Script Nicholas Kazan Starring Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz, James Gandolfini, Elias Koteas,  Ratings IMDb: 7/10 by 80,581 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 40% by 57 reviewers. Review2view: 6.5/10. Elevator Pitch: John Hobbes is a Philadelphia … Continue reading

Ghost Rider (2007)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11 Source of story Ghost Rider is a chacter in Marvel comics Director Mark Steven Johnson Writers/Script Mark Steven Johnson Starring Peter Fonda, Nicholas Cage, Donal Logue, Wes Bentley, Eva Mendes, Sam Elliot,  Ratings IMDb: 5.3/10 by 232,857 people .  Rotten Tomatoes: 26% by 140 reviewers. Review2view: … Continue reading

Echelon Conspiracy (2009)

Duration 1h 45m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Netherlands: 16  Source of story An original screenplay Director Greg Marcks Writers/Script Michael Nitsberg, Kevin Elders Starring Shane West, Edwards Burns, Ving Rhames, Jonathan Pryce, Tamara Feldman, Martin Sheen,  Ratings IMDb: 5.8/10 by 19,284 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 8% by 13 reviewers. Review2view: 7/10. Elevator Pitch: Max Petterson, a … Continue reading

U-Turn (1997)

Duration 2h 5m Ratings UK: 18, USA: PG, Denmark  Source of story An original screenplay Director Oliver Stone Writers/Script John Ridley Starring Sean Penn, Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, Powers Boothe, Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes, Laurie Metcalf, Liv Tyler Ratings IMDb: 6.7/10 by 51,439 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 61% by 51 reviewers. Review2view: … Continue reading

Scream (2022)

Duration 1h 54m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Spain: 16  Source of story The previous four outings – sort of, the characters created by Kevin Williamson Director Matt Bettinelli, Tyler Gillett Writers/Script James Vanderbildt, Guy Busick Starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Skeet Ulrich, Dylan Minnette Ratings IMDb: 7.1/10 by … Continue reading

Armed Response (2017)

Duration 1h 33m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 18  Source of story An original screenplay Director John Stockwell Writers/Script Matt Savelioni Starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Heche, Dave Annable, Seth Rollins,  Ratings IMDb: 3.7/10 by 2549 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 0% by 12 reviewers. Review2view: 1/10 Elevator Pitch: Gabriel is a computer expert, living a more or … Continue reading

A Few Good Men (1992)

Duration 2h 18m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 11,  Source of story A play for the same name by Aaron Sorkin Director Rob Reiner Writers/Script Aaron Sorkin Starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, J.T.Walsh, Cuba Gooding Jr,  Ratings IMDb: 7.7/10 by 252,165 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 83% by 65 reviewers. Review2view: … Continue reading

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

Duration 1h 36m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 16  Source of story A film based on various iterations of the Hitman computer game developed by Morten Iverson Director Aleksander Bach Writers/Script Skip Woods, Michael Finch Starring Rupert Friend, Ciarian Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann, Zachary Quinto, Hannah Ware,  Ratings IMDb: 5.7/10 by 89,252 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 8% … Continue reading

High Plains Drifter (1973)

Duration 1h 45m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story An original screenplay – but another outing for the man with no name. Director Clint Eastwood Writers/Script Ernest Tidyman, Dean Riesner Starring Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Walter Barnes, Billy Curtis, Geoffrey Lewis,   Ratings IMDb: 7.5/10 by 53,656 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 93% … Continue reading

Nightmare Alley (2022 in Spain)

Duration 2h 30m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 11  Source of story A 1940s novel by William Lindsay Gresham Director Guillermo del Toro Writers/Script Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan Starring Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, David Strathairn,   Ratings IMDb: 7.4 by 10,758 people.  Rotten … Continue reading

The Body (2001)

Duration 1h 49m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Spain: 13  Source of story A novel by Richard Ben Sapir Director Jonas McCord Writers/Script Jonas McCord Starring Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, Ian McNeice, Mohammad Bakri,  Ratings IMDb: 5.4/10 by 8936 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 13% by 15 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10 Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Days of Thunder (1990)

Duration 1h 47m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 15  Source of story An orignal story developed by Robert Towne and Tom Cruise Director Tony Scott Writers/Script Robert Towne Starring Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly,  Ratings IMDb: 6.1/10 by 84,851 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 38% by 65 reviewers. Review2view: … Continue reading

Harry Potter 4 and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Duration 2h 37m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11  Source of story A book of the same name by J.K.Rowling Director Mike Newell Writers/Script Steve Kloves Starring Eric Sykes, Timothy Spall, David Tennant, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Robert Pattinson, Jason Isaacs, Robert Hardy, Roger Lloyd Pack, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, David Bradley, … Continue reading

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

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