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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 Rating (UK) 18 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 … 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

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