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Angelina Jolie

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider 2: The Cradle of Life (2003)

Elevator Pitch Lara goes on an underwater archological expedition to a temple off Santorini where she discovers a glowing orb, which apparently will provide directions to Pandora’s Box. She recruits a former special forces soldier to assist her and together they travel the world on the search, mostly remaining just ahead of the villanous Jonathan … Continue reading

Beowulf (2007)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Loosely based on the epic English poem. Writers/Script Neil Gaiman, Roger Avery Additional Info The poem itself hangs over English students like a threatening cloud, since it is written in Old English, but at some point they have to study it. The original manuscript, now in … Continue reading

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A computer game of the same name Writers/Script Patrick Massett, John Zinman Additional Info The story developed by Sara B Cooper, Mike Werb, Michael Colleary and adapted by Simon West Director Simon West Starring Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig, Richard Johnson, … Continue reading

Salt (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) PG-13 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Kurt Wimmer Director Phillip Noyce Starring Angelina Jolie, Live Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor Elevator Pitch A female CIA agent is outed as a double by a Russian defector and so has to go on the run, chased by her former colleagues. There … Continue reading

Mr & Mrs Smith (2005)

Duration 2h Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay – but said by some to be an update of True Lies Writer/s Script Simon Kinberg Director Doug Liman Starring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington, Michelle Monaghan Elevator Pitch Mr and Mrs Smith live in a luxury suburban house … Continue reading

Maleficent

Released 2014 Rating PG Director Robert Stromberg Writer/s Linda Woolverton Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Kenneth Cranham, Source of story A variation on the Sleeping Beauty story. With more changes than one can enumerate. Elevator Pitch A good witch turned bad, curses the king’s new born daughter, saying that … Continue reading

Gone in 60 Seconds

Released 2000 Rating 15 in UK Director Dominic Sena Writer/s H.B.Halicki, Scott Rosenberg Starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovani Ribisi, Robert Duvall, Timothy Olyphant, Christopher Ecclestone, Vinnie Jones Source of story A remake of a 1974 film (I had never heard of it) Elevator Pitch A seasoned car thief is drawn out of retirement to … Continue reading

The Tourist

Released 2010 Rating 12A in UK Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Writer/s Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, Julian Fellows Starring Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A woman who is under surveilance, selects a man at random on a train to be a decoy, … Continue reading

Life or Something Like It

Released 2002 Rating 12A in UK Director Stephen Herek Writer/s John Scott Shepherd Starring Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Stockard Channing, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A TV news reporter who apparently has everything, has her death predicted by a street prophet, and as his other preditions come true so it … Continue reading

Kung Fu Panda

Released 2008 Rating PG in UK Director Mark Osborne, John Stevenson Writer/s Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger Starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogan, Lucy Lui Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An obese panda with a dream of becoming a kung fu master is accidentally chosen to … Continue reading

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