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Smokin’ Aces (2006)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Joe Carnahan Writers/Script Joe Carnahan Starring Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Joseph Ruskin, Jeremy Piven, Ben Affleck, Peter Berg, Common, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keyes, Tajari P. Henderson, Chris Pine, Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Elevator Pitch: Buddy Israel, a Las Vegas magician with mafia … Continue reading

Forces of Nature (1999)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Marc Lawrence Additional Info Despite what seems to many of us to have been a dire script Marc Lawrence went on to write better films for Sandra Bullock and to direct one. Director Bronwen Hughes Starring Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tiernwy, … Continue reading

He’s Just Not That In To You (2009)

Duration 2h 9m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Apparently a self help book of the same name by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo, itself inspired by a single phrase in Sex and the City. Writers/Script Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein Additional Info The film was made by Drew Barrymore’s production company. Director Ken Kwapis Starring … Continue reading

Daredevil (2003)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A Marvel comic character Writers/Script Mark Steven Johnson Additional Info There is so much information on IMDb Trivia that I tired of it with hundreds of items to go. But this is where Ben Afleck and Jennifer Garner met. Director Mark Steven Johnson Starring Ben Affleck, … Continue reading

Paycheck (2003)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Phillip K Dick short story of the same name. Writer/s Script Dean Georgaris Director John Woo Starring Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Michael C Hall Elevator Pitch An engineer who works on highly sensitive contracts and allows his memory of the work … Continue reading

Gone Baby Gone

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane Writer/s script Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard Director Ben Affleck Starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, John Ashton, Amy Ryan, Amy Madigan, Elevator Pitch A couple of young private detectives in Boston are hired to find a … Continue reading

Argo

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Ben Affleck Writer/s Chris Terrio Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Kyle Chandler, Omid Abtahi Source of story A Wired magazine article by Joshuah Bearman, and part of a book by Tony Mendez Elevator Pitch Six American embassy workers are trapped in a friendly embassy … Continue reading

Gone Girl (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 18 in UK Director David Fincher Writer/s Gillian Flynn Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris Source of story Book of the same name by Gillian Flynn Elevator Pitch When his wife disappears the husband finds himself the subject of media attention, in the end becoming a suspect in the possible … Continue reading

State of Play

Released 2009 Rating 12A in UK Director Kevin Macdonald Writer/s Matthew Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray Starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren Source of story A UK TV series by Paul Abbott starring John Sim Elevator Pitch In the murky world of Washington politics a thief is killed and a young woman … Continue reading

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