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Le Mans ’66 (2019)

Duration 2h 32m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Based on real events Director James Mangold Writers/Script Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller Starring Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Noah Jupe, Tracy Letts, Elevator Pitch: When Henry Ford II tries to buy Ferrari and is instead insulted by Enzo he decides to take on … Continue reading

The Fate of the Furious: F&F 8 (2017)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The characters from previous F&F outings Director F. Gary Grey Writers/Script Gary Scott Thompson Starring Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Ludacris Bridges, Charleze Theron, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Luke Evans, Elsa Pataky, Scott Eastwood, Lisandra Delgado Elevator Pitch: While on … Continue reading

Death Proof (2007)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Quenton Tarantino Writers/Script Quentin Tarantino Starring Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Tracie Thoms, Rose McGowan, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth, Elevator Pitch: A group of young women meet in a bar where they become acquainted with Stuntman Mike unaware … Continue reading

The Fast and the Furious: F&F 1 (2001)

Elevator Pitch A young FBI man infiltrates a gang of street racers who may, or may not, be engaged in hijacking trucks using three identical modified cars. They have rivals, a gang of motor cycle riders who may also be the perpetrators. When the detective falls for the sister of the gang leader, and during … Continue reading

Getaway (2013)

Elevator Pitch A down on his luck racing driver, Brent Magna, must drive a Shelby Mustang round the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria at the behest of a criminal on the telephone, with a young woman who owns the car in the passenger seat. This in order to save his wife who has been kidnapped. The … Continue reading

Redline (2007)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A not very original screenplay Writers/Script Robert Foreman (story by Daniel Sadek) Additional Info The producer, Daniel Sadek, was the operator of “Quick Loan Funding” a subprime loan company. The film used, and in some cases crashed, part of his collection of supercars. He was bankrupted … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story All six of the preceding movies Writers/Script Chris Morgan Additional Info During the production Paul Walker died in a car crash, but they completed the film using his brothers, and superimposing his features. 230 cars were destroyed during the filming. Director James Wan Starring Vin Diesel, … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 4 (2009)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A riff on the first film (so it is said) Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Additional Info Original characters by Gary Scott Thompson. 240 cars were built or acquired for this outing. Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, John Ortiz, Gal … Continue reading

Driven (2001)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Sylvester Stallone Writer/s Story Jan Skrentny, Neal Tabachnick Director Renny Harlin Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Kip Pardue, Stacy Edwards, Til Schweiger, Gina Gershon, Estella Warren, Robert Sean Leonard plus a number of real drivers. Elevator Pitch When a young very … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Other F&F outings, particularly F&F 5 Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Writer/s Story Characters: Gary Scott Walker Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Ludacris, Luke Evans, Elsa Pataky, Gina Carano, John Ortiz Elevator … Continue reading

The Fast and the Furious. Tokyo Drift: F&F 3 (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Well, the title indicates as reationship with the others of similar name, but it is tenuous. Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Director Justin Lin Starring Lucas Black, Nathalie Kelly, Shad Moss, Brian Tee, Sung Kang Elevator Pitch A young street racer has to go to live with his … Continue reading

2 Fast 2 Furious (F&F 2)

Released 2003 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The first film Writer/s Script Michael Brandt, Derek Haas Writer/s Story Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Gary Scott Thompson Director John Singleton Starring Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser, Elevator Pitch Two street racers are forced by the US Customs and the FBI to infiltrate the … Continue reading

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