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Meet the Parents 2: Meet the Fockers (2004)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A second outing following the character of Greg Focker Director Jay Roach Writers/Script Jim Herzfeld, John Hamburg (Story Jim Herzfeld, Marc Hyman) (Characters Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke) Starring Robert De Nero, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Owen Wilson, Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Larry Crowne (2011)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Tom Hanks Writers/Script Tom Hanks, Nia Vardalos Starring Tom Hanks, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Roberts, Pam Grier, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Rami Malek, George Takei, Bryan Cranston Elevator Pitch: Larry Crowne is an employee in a U-Mart, until they let him … Continue reading

Addams Family Values (1993)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The original Addams family were the subject of a series of cartoons in the New Yorker between 1938 and 1988 by Charles Addams. They spawned multiple presentation as films, TV shows and animated series. Director Barry Sonnenfeld Writers/Script Paul Rudnick Starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher … Continue reading

The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jonathan Lynn Writers/Script Mitchell Kapner Starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan, Natasha Henstridge, Amanda Peet, Elevator Pitch: An American dentist. Oz Oseransky, working in Montreal realises that the man who has moved in next door is a Chicago … Continue reading

Parasite (2019)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Bong Joon Ho Writers/Script Jin Won Han, Bong Joon Ho Starring Kang-ho Song, Yeo-eong Jo, So-dam Park Elevator Pitch: The son of a hard up Korean family living in a gritty basement, blaggs his way into the job of being an English … Continue reading

Hot Shots! (1991)

Duration 1h 24m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A parody of Top Gun Director Jim Abrahams Writers/Script Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft Starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Brdiges, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ryan Styles, Elevator Pitch: This is Top Gun as a comedy. Topper Harley is a fighter pilot who has issues to … Continue reading

The Mask (1994)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An idea possibly developed from a comic book of the same name, but which had a different theme. Director Chuck Russell Writers/Script Mike Werb (story Michael Fallon, Mark Verheiden) Starring Jim Carrey, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Cameron Diaz, Max (the dog) Elevator Pitch: A put upon … Continue reading

A Rainy Day in New York (2019 in Spain)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 7 (on IMDb) Source of story An original screenplay Director Woody Allen Writers/Script Woody Allen Starring Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Rebecca Hall, Kelly Rohrbach, Jude Law, Selena Gomez, Liev Schreiber, Diego Luna, Elevator Pitch: Ashleigh, a college newspaper reporter has got an assignment to interview film director, Roland Pollard, in … Continue reading

Saving Silverman (2001)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Dennis Duggan Writers/Script Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul Starring Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Jason Biggs, Amanda Peet, Amanda Detmar, R. Lee Ermey, Neil Diamond, Elevator Pitch: Three young men, Wayne, J.D. and Darren have been friends since childhood, their common enthusiasm the songs … Continue reading

Maverick (1994)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The original 1950/60s TV series Director Richard Donner Writers/Script William Goldman (Roy Huggins – TV series) Starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Alfred Molina, James Coburn, Denver Pyle, Waylon Jennings, Doug McClure, Henry Darrow, Danny Glover, Margot Kidder Elevator Pitch: Bret Maverick, a gambler and … Continue reading

Evolution (2001)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Ivan Reitman Writers/Script David Diamond, David Weissman, Don Jakoby Starring David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, Ted Levine, Dan Aykroyd, Sarah Silverman, John Cho, Elevator Pitch: A meteor strike close to an American desert town results in an extraordinay … Continue reading

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Edgar Wright Writers/Script Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Rafe Spall, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Martin Freeman, Reece Shearsmith, Tamsin Greig, Matt Lucas, and many other Brits. Elevator Pitch: Shawn and his friend … Continue reading

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