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Comedy – YA

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Take Me Home Tonight (2011)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Michael Dowse Writers/Script Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo (Sotry by Topher Grace, Gordon Kaywin) Starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer, Chris Pratt, Michael Biehn, Lucy Punch, Bob Odenkirk Elevator Pitch: Matt is an MIT graduate who, to his father’s frustration, … 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

Meet the Spartans (2008)

Duration 1h 24m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Probably the film ‘The 300’ Writer/s Script Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer Director Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer Starring Sean Maguire, Carmen Electra, Ken Davitan, Elevator Pitch The Spartans must meet the Persians in battle to protect Greece – well – that’s it really. Content Many homosexual jokes, … 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

Youth in Revolt

Released 2009 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by C.D.Payne Writer/s script Gustin Nash Director Miguel Arteta Starring Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Zach Galifianakis, Steve Buscemi, Fred Willard, Ray Liotta, Rooney Mara, M.Emmet Walsh Elevator Pitch A sixteen year old youth falls in love with a girl be meets … Continue reading

Fanboys

Released 2009 Rating (UK) Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Ernest Cline, Adam F. Goldberg Writer/s story Ernest Cline, Dan Pulick Director Kyle Newman Starring Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, Seth Rogan, Danny Trejo, William Shatner, Carrie Fisher, Kevin Smith Elevator Pitch When one of a group of … 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

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