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Comedy – General

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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

Masterminds (2016)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Loosely based on real events Director Jared Hess Writers/Script Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer, Emily Spivey (who also wrote the story) Starring Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon, Elevator Pitch: Kelly, a former female employee of Loomis Fargo with links to small time … Continue reading

The Disaster Artist (2017)

Duration 1h 44m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events which resulted in a book : “The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made” by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell Writers/Script Scott Neustadter, Michael H Weber Additional Info The film has been shown for the last 15 years … Continue reading

Analyse This (1999)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story This appears to have a relationship with the “Sopranos”, the film released two months after the first episode of the TV series aired. Writers/Script Peter Tolan, Kenneth Lonergan, Harold Ramis Additional Info Writers story:   Peter Tolan, Kenneth Lonergan Director Harold Ramis Starring Robert De Niro, … Continue reading

Be Cool (2005)

Released 2005 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and the previous outing – Get Shorty Writer/s Script Peter Steinfield Director F Gary Gray Starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, Andre Benjamin, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, Dwayne Johnson, James Woods Elevator Pitch Chilli … Continue reading

A Fish Called Wanda

Released 1988 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script John Cleese Writer/s Story John Cleese, Charles Crichton Director Charles Crichton Starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin, Maria Aitken, Patricia Hayes, Geoffrey Palmer Elevator Pitch A group of criminals lead by a devious American woman, Wanda, carry out … Continue reading

True Lies

Released 1994 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Claude Zidi, Simon Michael, Didier Kaminka, James Cameron Director James Cameron Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere, Eliza Dushku, Charlton Heston, Art Malik Elevator Pitch A secret agent who is on the track of a terrorist … Continue reading

Café Society

Released 2016 Rating 12A Director Woody Allen Writer/s Woody Allen Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A young New Yorker, fed up with working for his father, makes his way to Hollywood where his uncle is an agent, and is eventually given a job. … Continue reading

Date Night

Released 2010 Rating 15 in UK Director Shawn Levy Writer/s Josh Klausner Starring Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P.Henson, Kristen Wiig, Mark Ruffalo, James Franco, Mila Kunis Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple whose lives have become a bit boring initiate “date night” where they go out and dine … Continue reading

The Second Best Marigold Hotel (2015)

Released 2015 Rating PG Director John Madden Writer/s John Madden, Ol Parker Starring Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Richard Gere, David Strathairn, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup Source of story A sequel to the Best Marigold Hotel Elevator Pitch Sonny is aiming to expand the hotel but his efforts are being frustrated by … Continue reading

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director John Madden Writer/s Ol Parker Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel, Tina Desai Source of story Book by Deborah Moggach Elevator Pitch A bunch of British pensioners arrive at the Best Marigold Hotel in Jaipur, for their … Continue reading

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