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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Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An (unpublished) book of the same name by Bruce Robinson Director Bruce Robinson Writers/Script Bruce Robinson Starring Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths,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

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

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

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

Sideways (2004)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Rex Pickett Director Alexander Payne Writers/Script Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor Starring Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh Elevator Pitch: Miles and Jack, a couple of old college chums, embark on a wine tasting experience in the … 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

Keeping Mum (2005)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Niall Johnson Writers/Script Richard Russo, Niall Johnson (Story Richard Russo) Starring Rowan Atkinson, Kristen Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze, Tamsin Egerton, Liz Smith, Emilia Fox, James Booth Elevator Pitch: A vicar’s family is falling to pieces because he is not paying … 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

The Identity Thief (2013)

Elevator Pitch. A hedge fund financial officer in Denver has his identity stolen by a confidence trickster in Florida who maxes out his credit cards and clears his bank account. He is also arrested but the police find that the person they are after is a woman, and release him. He determines that the only … Continue reading

Stretch (2014)

Elevator Pitch. The Stretch of the title drives a stretch limo in LA. His girfriend has dumped him, a fellow driver he looked up to has blown his brains out and he owes a loan shark $6000 the repayment of which is demanded by midnight. In the hope of getting the money together he asks … Continue reading

Austin Powers 3: Goldmember (2002)

Elevator Pitch Dr Evil has kidnapped Austin’s father and smuggles him back to 1975, requiring the spy to travel back in pursuit in a time travelling car. Dr Evil and Mini-Me have also formed an alliance with the similarly evil Goldmember who has developed a tractor beam intended to cause a meteor to hit the … Continue reading

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