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Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Albert Maltz Additional Info The story by Budd Boetticher – the action taking place during the French invasion of Mexico between 1862 and 1866. Director Don Siegel Starring Shirley MacLaine, Clint Eastwood – and a lot of Mexicans because they were cheap. … Continue reading

Sweetwater (2013)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Andrew McKenzie Writer/s Script Logan Miller, Noah Miller Additional Info Later known as “Sweet Vengeance” also “Hello to Jason Isaacs”. Director Logan Miller and Noah Miller. Starring Ed Harris, January Jones, Jason Isaacs, Eduardo Noriega, Stephen Root, Luce Rains Elevator Pitch In 19th century New Mexico … Continue reading

Django Unchained (2012)

Duration 2h 45m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Said to relate to the 1966 film Django Writer/s Script Quentin Tarantino Director Quentin Tarantino Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson, Walton Goggins, Don Johnson, Bruce Dern, Jonah Hill Elevator Pitch Two years before the civil war a dentist turned … Continue reading

The Outsider (2002)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (USA) R Source of story A book of the same name by Penelope Williamson (Known for her romantic fiction) Writer/s Script Jenny Wingfield Director Randa Haines Starring Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith Carradine, David Carradine Elevator Pitch A young widow in a strict religious community, whose husband has been killed by … Continue reading

Texas Rangers (2001)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book by George Durham (as told to Clyde Wantland) “Taming the Nueces Strip” based on his own experiences. (1962). Writer/s Script Scott Busby, Martin Copeland Writer/s Story This work seems to have gone through a number of iterations before actually being made. There are disgruntled … Continue reading

The Hateful Eight (2015)

Released 2015 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Quentin Tarantino Director Quentin Tarantino Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Channing Tatum Elevator Pitch Years after the Civil War a bounty hunter with a female prisoner, and a couple of … Continue reading

Appaloosa

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel by Robert B Parker Writer/s Script Robert Knott, Ed Harris Writer/s Story Director Ed Harris Starring Jeremy Irons, Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Timothy Spall, Renee Zellweger Elevator Pitch In Appaloosa, New Mexico in 1882 a US Marshall and his deputy are hired by the town … Continue reading

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 12A in UK Director Gore Verbinski Writer/s Justin Haythe, Ted Elliot, Terry Rossio Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham-Carter Source of story The Lone Ranger radio shows – and possibly short cine films Elevator Pitch A posse of Texas Rangers chase a gang of criminals … Continue reading

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Released 2016 Rating 12A Director Antoine Fuqua Writer/s Richard Wenk, Nic Pizzolatto Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke Source of story The original western and, it is claimed, the Seven Samurai Elevator Pitch When the inhabitants of a small western town are threatened by a violent mine owner, determined to steal their land, they … Continue reading

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