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Shaun the Sheep 2: Farmageddon (2019)

Duration 1h 26m Rating (UK) U Source of story Screenplay using the characters and enviroment created by Aadman Director Will Becher, Richard Phelan Writers/Script Jon Brown, Mark Burton (Story Mark Burton, characters Nick Park) Starring Justin Fletcher Elevator Pitch: The sheep at Mossy Bottom Farm are attempting to entertain themselves and have ordered pizza, when … Continue reading

The Boxtrolls (2014)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A part of a novel “Here Be Monsters” by Alan Snow Director Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi Writers/Script Irena Brignull, Adam Parva, Vera Brosgo; (Story Anthony Stacchi, Phil Dale) Starring Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning, Toni Collette, … Continue reading

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) U Source of story The previous three films Director Josh Cooley Writers/Script Andrew Stanton, Stephany Folsom (Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Josh Cooley, Valerie LaPointe, Rahsida Jones, Will McCormack, Martin Hynes, Stephany Folsom) Starring Voices of: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Christina Hendricks, Jordan Peele, Keanu … Continue reading

Minions (2015)

Duration 1h 31m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters developed in Despicable Me Writers/Script Brian Lynch Additional Info This movie covered its costs on its first weekend and is the first film whose original costs were less than $100 million to gross over a billion. Stunning figures! Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin Starring … Continue reading

Rango (2011)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script John Logan (with story by John Logan, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit) Additional Info Apparently the actors were collected together to voice their parts as if on radio, rather than being individually stuck in a glass fronted box to do their stuff. … Continue reading

EARLY MAN (2018)

  Duration 1h 29m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Burton, James Higginson Additional Info Story by Nick Park with contributions by John O’Farrell. The original name was “Early Man-United”, which emphasises its football theme Director Nick Park Starring Tom Hoddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Timothy Spall, Miriam Margolyes, Rob … Continue reading

Flushed Away (2006)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Christopher Lloyd, Joe Keenan, William Davies Additional Info Story by: Sam Fell, Peter Lord, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais. It was the last co-operation between Aardman and Dreamworks. The characters look as if they are stop motion … Continue reading

Up (2009)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) U Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Bob Peterson, Pete Docter Additional Info Story – Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy. Won many awards including an Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2010. Director Pete Docter, Bob Peterson Starring Voices – Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Delroy Lindo, Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and environment from the first film Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Steve Cougan, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Elevator Pitch In order to apprehend a new villain the Anti-Villain League … Continue reading

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and themes from the previous movies. Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Elevator Pitch Gru, now married to Lucy, is expelled from the Anti-Villain League for … Continue reading

Despicable Me

Released 2010 Rating U in UK Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Writer/s Sergio Pablos, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Starring Voices of: Steve Carell, Jason Segal, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Kristen Wiig Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Gru, the most villanous person in the world, has only one rival the youthful Vector, who … Continue reading

Kubo and the Two Strings

Released 2016 Rating PG Director Travis Knight Writer/s Marx Haimes, Chris Butler, Shannon Tindle Starring The voices of Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In ancient Japan a boy with some magical powers goes on a quest for his father’s armour and a legendary sword, guided by … Continue reading

The Secret Life of Pets

Released 2016 Rating U in UK Director Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud Writer/s Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Brian Lynch Starring Louis KC, Eric Stonestreet Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Max, a terrier in Manhattan, usually just sits at the door all day waiting for his owner to return, but when she brings home … Continue reading

Jungle Book

Released 2016 Rating PG in UK Director Jon Favreau Writer/s Justin Marks Starring Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson Source of story The Book by Rudyard Kipling – and the 1967 cartoon. Elevator Pitch A young boy is left alone in the jungle and becomes a cub in a pack of … Continue reading

Kung Fu Panda

Released 2008 Rating PG in UK Director Mark Osborne, John Stevenson Writer/s Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger Starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogan, Lucy Lui Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An obese panda with a dream of becoming a kung fu master is accidentally chosen to … Continue reading

Wall-E

Released 2008 Rating U Director Andrew Stanton Writer/s Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter Starring (Voices) Ben Birtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Sigourny Weaver Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Earth has been abandoned except for a small rubbish collecting robot, accidentally left behind, but the former inhabitants now living on a vast space ship … Continue reading

Happy Feet

Released 2006 Rating U in UK Director George Miller, Warren Coleman Writer/s George Miller, John Collee Starring Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman Source of story An Original screenplay Elevator Pitch Emperor penguins can sing, but Mumbles, a young penguin, can’t although he can dance. He determines to find out why the penguins don’t get … Continue reading

Toy Story 2

Released 1999 Rating U in UK Director John Lasseter, Ash Brannon Writer/s Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlin, Chris Webb Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer. Source of story John Lasseter, Pete Docter for the original Toy Story Elevator Pitch Woody is stolen by a toy collector resulting in him meeting with … Continue reading

Toy Story

Released 1995 Rating PG in UK Director John Lasseter Writer/s John Lasseter, Pete Docter Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch All toys actually come to life when humans are not present and Andy’s toys, including his favourite Woody, a cowboy, are no exceptions. When a new toy Buzz Lightyear, … Continue reading

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