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Drama – Terrorism

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Beirut (2018)

Elevator Pitch. Mason Skiles a former diplomat, now a labour arbitrator in New England, gets a call to give a lecture in Lebanon, where ten years earlier events had resulted in the death of his wife and the termination of his career. He is aware that the reason for the visit may not be the … Continue reading

Ronin (1998)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script J.D. Zeik, David Mamet Additional Info David Mamet was called into doctor the script, particularly to enhance De Niro’s role. The car chases were said to have been carried out at actual speed, using racing drivers. Director John Frankenheimer Starring Robert De … Continue reading

Survivor (2015)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Phillip Shelby Additional Info The strap line “Now his next target is hunting him” is absolutely incorrect. It’s just intended to appeal to those of us who quite like Resident Evil. Director James McTeigue Starring Milla Jovovich, Dylan McDermott, Francis de la … Continue reading

Non-Stop (2014)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script John W Richardson, Christopher Roach, Ryan Engle Additional Info John W Richardson and Christopher Roach are credited with story. Director Jaume Collet-Serra Starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery, Linus Roache Elevator Pitch A troubled US Air Marshal who is … Continue reading

Executive Decision (1996)

Duration 2h 13m Rating (UK) 13 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Jim Thomas, John Thomas Additional Info Marla Marples was married to Donald Trump at the time of the production. Steven Seagal refused to have his head explode and Halle Berry was paid one million dollars for appearing in what was quite a … Continue reading

The Kingdom

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Matthew Michael Carnahan Director Peter Berg Starring Jamie Foxx. Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Jeremy Piven, Richard Jenkins, Kyle Chandler Elevator Pitch An American compound in Riyadh is attacked by terrorists disguised as police, and so an FBI team … Continue reading

The Siege

Released 1998 Rating 15 in UK Director Edward Zwick Writer/s Lawrence Wright, Edward Zwick Starring Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch New York is under attack from terrorist cells, making increasingly violent attacks on the infastructure. A senior FBI agent leads the search for the … Continue reading

Captain Phillips (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 12A in UK Director Paul Greengrass Writer/s Billy Ray Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Catherine Keener, Source of story A book by Captain Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty itself based on real events. Elevator Pitch The American container ship Maersk Alabama was taken over by Somali pirates in 2009, resulting in intervention … Continue reading

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Antoine Fuqua Writer/s Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett Source of story Original Screenplay Elevator Pitch The White House is taken over by a bunch of terrorists and the president captured, but they have not reckoned with Mike Banning a former … Continue reading

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