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Sex Tape (2014)

Duration 1h 34m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 7 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jake Kasdan Writers/Script Kate Angelo, Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller Starring Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper, Rob Lowe, Jack Black Ratings IMDb: 5.1/10 by 112,043 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 16% by 157 reviewers. Review2view: 4/10. Elevator Pitch: Jay … Continue reading

American Pie 4: The Reunion (2012)

Duration 1h 53m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 7  Source of story A plot based on events which toook place in the earlier American Pie films Director Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg,  Writers/Script Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, Adam Herz Starring Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Sean William Scott, Mena … 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

Bad Teacher (2011)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Austria: 12  Source of story An original screenplay Director Jake Kasdan Writers/Script Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg Starring Cameron Diaz, Lucy Punch, Jason Segal, Justin Timberlake, Phyllis Smith,  Ratings IMDb: 5.6/10 by 199k people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 44% by 178 reviewers. Review2view: 7/10 Elevator Pitch: Lazey middle school teacher Elizabeth … Continue reading

Due Date (2010)

Duration 1h 35m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R  Source of story A not very original screenplay Director Todd Phillips Writers/Script Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykeil, Todd Phillips Starring Robert Downey Jr, Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Julietter Lewis, Danny McBride,  Ratings IMDb: 6.5 by 328,137 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 39% by 195 reviewers. Elevator … Continue reading

Boat Trip (2003)

Duration 1h 34m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Finland K-11,  Source of story An original screenplay Director Mort Nathan Writers/Script Mort Nathan, William Bigelow Starring Cuba Gooding Jr, Horatio Sanz, Roselyn Sanchez, Vivica A. Fox, Roger Moore, Lin Shaye, Victoria Silvstedt, Richard Roundtree, Will Ferrell, Ratings IMDb: 4.9 by 30,500 people .  Rotten Tomatoes: 7% by … Continue reading

What Happens in Vegas (2008)

Duration 1h 39m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Switzerland: 10 Source of story An original screenplay, the title based on the saying “What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas”. Director Tom Vaughan Writers/Script Dana Fox Starring Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry, Lake Bell, Jason Sudeikis, Treat Williams, Dennis Farina, Zach Galifianakis, Queen Latifah,  Ratings … Continue reading

Bad Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising (2016)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Germany 12,  Source of story A sort of riff on the original Bad Neighbours Director Nicholas Stoller Writers/Script Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O’Brien, Nichols Stoller, Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogan Starring Seth Rogan, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Awkwafina, Selena Gomez, Lisa … Continue reading

Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

Duration 1h 31m Ratings UK: 15, USA:  Source of story A DuPont advertising phrase from the 1930s “Better Things for Better Living through Chemistry”.  Director Geoff Moore, David Posamentier Writers/Script Geoff Moore, David Posamentier Starring Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan, Jane Fonda, Ray Liotta, Norbert Leo Butz, Ken Howard,  Ratings IMDb: 6.3 by 14,294 … Continue reading

Afternoon Delight (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R,  Source of story The content relates to a song with sexy lyrics by the “Starland Vocal Band” in 1976.  Director Jill Soloway Writers/Script Jill Soloway Starring Kathryn Hahn, Jane Lynch, Josh Radnor, Juno Temple,  Ratings IMDb: 5.7 by 9720 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 66% by 83 reviewers.. Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Spread (2009)

Duration 1h 37m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Source of story An original screenplay Director David Mackenzie Writers/Script Jason Hall Starring Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva, Sebastain Stan, Rachel Blanchard, Sonia Rockwell, Ratings IMDb: 5.8 by 38,549 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 21% by 59 reviewers.  Elevator Pitch: Nikki is a young man of no fixed abode, … Continue reading

Gun Shy (2017)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R Source of story Apparently a novel “Salty” by Mark Haskell Smith Director Simon West Writers/Script Mark Haskell Smith, Toby Davies, Starring Antonio Banderas, Olga Kurylenko, Martin Dingle Wall, Emiliano Jofre, David Mitchell, Ben Cura, Mark Valley,  Ratings IMDb: 4.1 by 2653 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 0% by 9 critics. … Continue reading

That’s My Boy (2012)

Duration 1h 56m Ratings UK: 15, USA:  Source of story An original screenplay Director Sean Anders Writers/Script David Caspe Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Vanilla Ice, James Caan, Ciara, Eva Amurri Martino, Susan Sarandon,  Ratings IMDb: 5.5 by 91,858 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 20% by 115 critics. Elevator Pitch: Donny Berger is a teenager who … Continue reading

Year One (2009)

Duration 1h 37m Ratings UK: 13, USA: PG-13 (But if uncut R) Source of story An original screenplay Director Harold Ramis Writers/Script Harold Ramis, Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg Starring Jack Black, Michael Cera, Oliver Platt, David Cross, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Vinnie Jones, Hank Azaria, Juno Temple, Olivia Wilde, June Diane Raphael, Harold Ramis, Bill Hader, Lacia … Continue reading

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Duration 1h 58m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Spain: 18, Singapore: R21, Source of story A book of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson Director Terry Gilliam Writers/Script Terry Gilliam, Toni Grisoni, Tod Davies, Alex Cox Starring Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Mark Harmon, Verne Troyer, Gary Busey, Christina Ricci, Harry Dean … Continue reading

Last Vegas (2013)

Duration 1h 45m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Most countries variations on 12 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jon Turteltaub Writers/Script Dan Fogelman Starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Nero, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen, Bre Blair, Curtis Jackson, April Billingsley Ratings IMDb:  6.6 by 127,279 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 46% by 146 reviewers. Elevator … Continue reading

Ass Backwards (2013)

Duration 1h 25m Ratings UK: 15, USA: Unrated, Sweden: 11 Source of story An original screenplay Director Chris Nelson Writers/Script June Diane Raphael, Casey Wilson Starring June Diane Raphael, Casey Wilson, Jon Cryer, Vincent D’Onofrio, Alicia Silverstone, Bob Odenkirk Ratings IMDb: 4.2 by 2147 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 27% by 22 reviewers. Elevator Pitch: Kate and … Continue reading

Meet the Blacks (2016)

Duration 1h 34m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 16 Source of story An original screenplay somehow hitched onto the Purge environment Director Deon Taylor Writers/Script Nicole DeMassi, Deon Taylor Starring Mike Epps, Gary Owen, Zulay Henao, Bresha Webb, Lil Duval, Charlie Murphy, Mike Tyson, Ratings IMDb: 4.8 by 35,507 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 10% by … Continue reading

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

Duration 1h 58m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Spain:13, Netherlands: 12 Source of story A novel of the same name by John Updike Director George Miller (He of Mad Max) Writers/Script Michael Cristofer Starring Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarondon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Carel Struycken,  Ratings IMDb:  6.5 by 60,910 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 76% … Continue reading

Rock the Kasbah (2015)

Duration 1h 45m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 12 Source of story Inspired by a documentary about an Afghan TV talent show Director Barry Levinson Writers/Script Mitch Glazer Starring Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Leem Lubany, Arrian Moayed, Scott Caan, Danny McBride Ratings IMDb: 5.5 by 10,652 people, Rotten Tomatoes: 7% … Continue reading

Stripes (1981)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) AA Source of story An original screenplay Director Ivan Reitman Writers/Script Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg, Harold Ramis Starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P.J.Soles, Sean Young, John Candy, Judge Reinhold, John Larroquette Elevator Pitch: Dissatisfied with their lives, John who as been driving a taxi, and Russell an EFL … Continue reading

Piranha 3D (2010)

Duration 1h 28m Source of story A riff on the original “Piranha” from 1978. Director Alexandre Aja Writers/Script Pete Goldfinger, Josh Stolberg Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhames, Elizabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd, Eli Roth, Jerry O’Connell, Steven R. McQueen, Jessica Szohr, Kelly Brook, Riley Steele, Elevator Pitch: During a spring break event on Lake Victoria, Arizona, … Continue reading

The Wedding Ringer (2015)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A not very original screenplay Director Jeremy Garelick Writers/Script Jeremy Garelick, Jay Lavender Starring Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco, Mimi Rogers, Olivia Thirlby, Nicky Whelan, Elevator Pitch: Doug, a very rich but lonely tax lawyer, is to be married to Gretchen daughter of a family … Continue reading

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A possible, or impossible, series of events in the life of the Bard in 1593 as he is writing Romeo and Juliet Director John Madden Writers/Script Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard Starring Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Joseph Fiennes, Antony Sher, Martin Clunes, Sandra Reinton, Simon Callow, Judi … Continue reading

Bad Neighbours (2014)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Nicholas Stoller Writers/Script Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O’Brien Starring Seth Rogan, Rose Byrne, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Halston Sage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Lisa Kudrow, Elevator Pitch: Mac and Kelly Radner are new parents living what seems to them an … Continue reading

Classic Adult Comedies – A Podcast

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

Hysteria (2011)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be based on the 1998 book “The Technology of the Orgasm” by Rachel Maine Director Tanya Wexler Writers/Script Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa Dyer Starring Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Rupert Everett, Ashley Jensen, Sheridan Smith, Elevator Pitch: After making protests about … Continue reading

Vacation (2015)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A retread of earlier “Vacation” movies Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Writers/Script John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, (Characters John Hughes) Starring Ed Helmes, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Mann, Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Regina Hall, Michael Peña, Elevator Pitch: Rusty Griswald … Continue reading

Withnail & I (1987)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An (unpublished) book of the same name by Bruce Robinson Director Bruce Robinson Writers/Script Bruce Robinson Starring Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Michael Elphick Elevator Pitch: In 1969 two out of work actors live in a shabby flat in Camden Town, spending most of … Continue reading

The Hangover Part II (2011)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The characters and effectively the plot from The Hangover Director Todd Phillips Writers/Script Craig Mazin, Scot Armstrong, Todd Phillips (Characters Jon Lucas, Scott Moore) Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Paul Giamatti, Mike Tyson, Jeffrey Tambour, Mason Lee, Jamie Chung, Nick … Continue reading

Trainspotting (1996)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A novel of the same name by Irvine Welsh Director Danny Boyle Writers/Script John Hodge Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, James Cosmo, Shirley Henderson, Elevator Pitch: A group of friends, Renton, Spud, Sick Boy, Tommy and Begbie … Continue reading

Office Christmas Party (2016)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Josh Gordon, Will Speck Writers/Script Justin Malen, Laura Solon, Dan Mazer (Story Jon Lucas, Scott Moore, Timothy Dowling) Starring Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J.Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, Rob Corddry, Abbey Lee Elevator Pitch: The CEO of Zenotek, daughter … Continue reading

Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The  characters and environment of the first film Director Jay Roach Writers/Script Mike Myers, Michael McCullers Starring Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Verne Troyer, Elizabeth Hurley, Jennifer Coolidge, Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello, Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, Kristen … Continue reading

Absolutely Anything (2015)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Terry Jones Writers/Script Terry jones, Gavin Scott Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle, Eddie Izzard, Joanna Lumley, Meera Syal, Robin Williams, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin  Elevator Pitch: Out in cosmic space a group … 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, blags his way into the job of being an English … Continue reading

Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Mark Cullen Writers/Script Mark Cullen, Robb Cullen Starring Bruce Willis, john Goodman, Jason Momoa, Jessica Gomes, Famke Janssen, Thomas Middleditch, Adam Goldberg, Kal Penn Elevator Pitch: It is Venice Beach, a suburb of LA, where Steve, a PI with a past, tries … Continue reading

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on a book by John Ronson, itself a literary version of a TV documentary. Director Grant Heslov Writers/Script Peter Straughan Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang, Robert Patrick Elevator Pitch: Reporter Bob Wilton, whose wife has left him for … Continue reading

Loro (2019 in UK)

Duration 2h 31m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay inspired by politics in Italy in recent years Director Paolo Sorrentino Writers/Script Umberto Contarello, Paolo Sorrentino Starring Toni Servgillo, Elena Sofia Ricci, Riccardo Scamarcio, Kasia Smutniak, Euridice Axen Elevator Pitch: A local fixer in Italy, who uses prostitutes to influence those capable of … Continue reading

The War of the Roses (1989)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Warren Adler Director Danny DeVito Writers/Script Michael Leeson Starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, G.D. Spradlin Elevator Pitch: The Roses meet at an auction, fall in love and go on to marry. He becomes a successful lawyer and … Continue reading

This is 40 (2012)

Duration 2h 14m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Two characters who made minor appearances in “Knocked Up”. Director Judd Apatow Writers/Script Judd Apatow Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow, Jason Segal, Megan Fox, Charlyne Yi, Chris O’Dowd, Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks,John Lithgow, Tatum O’Neal, Melissa McCarthy, Bill Hader Elevator Pitch: Debbie … Continue reading

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