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My Super Ex Girlfriend (2006)

Duration 1h 36m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Germany: 6  Source of story A very moderately ingenious screenplay Director Ivan Reitman Writers/Script Don Payne Starring Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Farris, Rainn Wilson, Eddie Izzard, Margaret Anne Florence Ratings IMDb: 5.2/10 by 64,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 40% by 131 reviewers. Review2view: 5.5/10. Elevator Pitch: Matt is … Continue reading

Booksmart (2019)

Duration 1h 42m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 7,  Source of story An original screenplay, which had apparently been about for years. Director Olivia Wilde Writers/Script Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, Katie Silberman, Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis, Lisa Kudrow,  Ratings IMDb: 7.1 by 112,108 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 96% by … Continue reading

TeenWolf (1985)

Duration 1h 31m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman Additional Info Apparently the studio wanted a film which could be made very cheaply, so the objective was achieved. It only took 21 days to film, at a cost of about $1,000,000 and made about $80,000,000 worldwide. Director … Continue reading

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Diablo Cody Additional Info There is a Lesbian kiss heavily used in the marketing but it was R rated in USA and considered actually to target a younger audience. Director Karyn Kusama Starring Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adan Brody, Chris Pratt, J.K.Simmons … Continue reading

Scary Movie (2000)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A totally derivative screenplay Writer/s Script Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Selzer Director Keenan Ivory Wayans Starring Carmen Electra, Dave Sheridan, Mark McConchie, Karen Kruper, Anna Faris, John Abrhams, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth, Cheri Oteri, Shawn Wayans, Elevator … Continue reading

Scary Movie 5 (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A tenuous relationship with the previous movies in the franchise Writer/s Script David Zucker, Pat Proft Director Malcolm D Lee, David Zucker Starring Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex, Gracie Whitton, Snoop Dogg, Shad Moss, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Jerry O’Connell Elevator Pitch The franchise continues to spoof current … Continue reading

Scary Movie 2

Released 2001 Rating 18 Director Keenan Wayans Writer/s Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Selzer, Alyson Fouse, Greg Grabianski, Dave Polsky, Michael Snowden, Craig Wayans Starring James Woods, Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans, Christopher Masterson, Shawn Wayans, Regina Hall, Tori Spelling, Tim Curry Source of story Scary Movie 1 Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Scary Movie 3

Released 2003 Rating 15 in UK Director David Zucker Writer/s Craig Mazin, Pat Proft Starring Pamela Anderson, Jenny McCarthy, Charlie Sheen, Jeremy Piven, Anna Faris, Kevin Hart, Queen Latifah, Leslie Nielsen Source of story Earlier Scary Movies – particularly the characters Elevator Pitch A newscaster finds that things are going awry in her home town … Continue reading

American Pie 2

Released 2001 Rating 15 in UK Director J.B.Rogers Writer/s Adam Herz, David H Steinberg Starring Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan Source of story The first movie Elevator Pitch The boys are now in college and in pursuit of continuing to get laid rent a beach house for the summer and take the job of … Continue reading

Night in the Museum

Released 2006 Rating PG Director Shawn Levy Writer/s Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Starring Ben Stiller, Dick Van Dyke, Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams, Steve Coogan, Owen Wilson Source of story A book by Milan Trenc Elevator Pitch An out of work inventor manages to get a job as night-watchman in the NY Museum of Natural … Continue reading

Without a Paddle (2): Nature’s Calling

Released 2009 Rating PG13 Director Ellory Elkayem Writer/s Stephen Mazur Starring Oliver James, Kristopher Turner, Rik Young Source of story A sequel to the original “Without a Paddle”. Elevator Pitch Two young men in search of adventure pursue the object of a schoolboy crush into the backwoods of Oregon, where she and a female friend … Continue reading

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle

Released 2004 Rating 15 in UK Director Danny Leiner Writer/s Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg Starring John Cho, Kal Penn Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple very different young men share a flat, and have a common enthusiasm for maruana. When they see an advert for the burgers at “White Castle” they … Continue reading

Sex Drive

Released 2008 Rating 15 in UK Director Sean Anders Writer/s Sean Anders, John Morris Starring Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, Clark Duke Source of story Book “All the Way” by Andy Behrens Elevator Pitch A teenager meets a girl on line who promises to have sex with him if he goes to Knoxville, Tennessee from Chicago, … Continue reading

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