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The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay – there is a book by Paul Hoffman, but it was published in 2000 so a follow-up to the film. Director Po-Chih Leong Writers/Script Paul Hoffman Starring Jude Law, Elina Löwensohn, Timothy Spall, Jack Davenport, Kerry Fox, Elevator Pitch: A young professional (he … Continue reading

Daybreakers (2009)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A sort of original screenplay Director The Spierig Brothers Writers/Script The Spierig Brothers Starring Ethen Hawke, William Dafoe, Sam Neill, Claudia Karvan Elevator Pitch: It is 2019 (yes it is) and the virtually the whole human race have become vampires, the remaining humans being solely a … Continue reading

Dracula Untold (2014)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A slightly unusual take on the Dracula story Director Gary Shore Writers/Script Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless (Characters by Bram Stoker) Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Charles Dance, Diarmaid Murtagh Elevator Pitch: When a Turkish army arrives at his door and demands 1000 boys to … Continue reading

30 Days of Night (2007)

Elevator Pitch Barrow, Alaska is the most northen city in the United States and for 30 days in mid winter the sun never rises above the horizon. During this period many of the townsfolk emigrate to sunnier places, but a few people remain, including the sheriff and his estranged wife. As darkness is falling a … Continue reading

Blade II (2002)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first film, and the Marvel characters. Director Guillermo del Toro Writers/Script David S. Goyer ( Characters by Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan) Starring Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Leonor Varela, Thomas Kretschmann, Luke Goss, Danny John-Jules, Santiago Segura Elevator Pitch Blade, the half human, half … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Seth Graham-Smith Writers/Script Seth Graham-Smith Additional Info It is said that despite the fact that the script was written by the author of the book, there are not many similarities between the two. It seems that essentially only the … Continue reading

Blade (1998)

Duration 2h 0m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Loosely based on a Marvel comic character by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan Writers/Script David S Goyer Additional Info Said to have been poorly received at test showings, so rewrites and reshoots involved. The car – a 1968 Dodge Charger. Director Stephen Norrington Starring Wesley Snipes, … Continue reading

Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first Underworld film Writer/s Script Danny McBride Writer/s Story Len Wiseman, Danny McBride, Kevin Grevioux Director Len Wiseman Starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen Elevator Pitch Selene, the super vampire, and Michael the Lycan/vampire hybrid are trying … Continue reading

Underworld 4: Awakening

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The earlier Underworld productions Writer/s script Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, J.Michael Stracznski, Allison Burnett Writer/s story Len Wiseman, John Hlavin – Characters: Kevin Grevioux, Danny McBride Director Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein Starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Charles Dance, Elevator Pitch Selene and Michael have been … Continue reading

Blade Trinity

Released 2004 Rating 15 in UK Director David S. Goyer Writer/s David S Goyer Starring Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Dominic Purcell, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posy Source of story A Marvel comic character by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan Elevator Pitch The vampires resurrect their demonic leader who they think will give them the … Continue reading

Fright Night (2011)

Released 2011 Rating 15 in UK Director Craig Gillespie Writer/s Marti Noxon Starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Collette, David Tennant, Imogen Poots, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Source of story The original Fright Night written by Tom Holland. Elevator Pitch In the outskirts of Las Vegas Charlie’s mum fancies the man who has moved in next door, … Continue reading

Underworld (3): Rise of the Lycans

Released 2009 Rating 18 in UK Director Patrick Tatopoulos Writer/s Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman and others Starring Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra Source of story The previous two Underworld stories Elevator Pitch There was a time in the distant past when the vampires used the lycans as slaves in their dark citadel, but then … Continue reading

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