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The Mexican (2001)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Gore Verbinski Writers/Script J.H. Wyman Starring Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J.K. Simmons, Gene Hackman Elevator Pitch: A minor criminal, with an obligation to a crime boss, is given the task of going to Mexico to pick up a historic handgun … Continue reading

World War Z (2013)

Elevator Pitch When the world is overrun by a virus which turns the population into what seem to be zombies Gerry Lane, a UN Investigator, is given the task of trying to locate the source of the pandemic and therefore possibly finding a cure. He is able to leave his family on a military vessel … Continue reading

Fury (2014)

Duration 2h 14m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script David Ayer Additional Info Four real Shermans, and one real Tiger, from the Bovington Tank Museum took part in the movie. Here are a couple of links, the first to the Fury tank battle Sherman v Tiger in Fury, and the second … Continue reading

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Duration 2h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events and a novel of the same name by Ron Hansen Writers/Script Andrew Dominik Additional Info The director of photography was Roger Deakins, who is said to have claimed that the night time scene of the train robbery was his crowning achievement. Director Andrew Dominik … Continue reading

Troy (2004)

Duration 2h 43m (less on TV) Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on Homer’s works “The Illiad” and “The Odyssey” Writers/Script David Benioff Additional Info Terry Gilliam was said to have been offered the opportunity to direct but after reading five pages of the script turned it down. Director Wolfgang Petersen Starring Julian … Continue reading

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Duration 2h 33m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Quentin Tarantino Additional Info The director said that it had taken him ten years to write this script – I select this snippet from the endless items of trivia available on websites relating to the film. Director Quentin Tarantino (and Eli … 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

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A riff on the previous outings of the gang Writer/s Script Brian Koppelman, David Levien Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Elliot Gould, Al Pacino, Don Cheadle, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Eddie Izzard, Ellen Barkin, Julian Sands, Andy Garcia … Continue reading

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The remade Ocean’s Eleven Writer/s Script George Nolfi Director Steven Soderbergh Starring Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Carl Reiner, Elliot Gould, Robbie Coltrain, Vincent Cassel, Eddie Izzard Elevator Pitch Terry Benedict, the … Continue reading

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Released 2001 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The 1960 film of the same name starring Frank Sinatra Writer/s Script Ted Griffin Writer/s Story George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell (1960) Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Elliot Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner … Continue reading

Killing Them Softly

Released 2012 Rating 18 in UK Director Andrew Dominik Writer/s Andrew Dominik Starring Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta Source of story A book by George V.Higgins Elevator Pitch After a pretty amateur stick-up of a mob financed poker game a hit man is tasked with identifying the protragonists … Continue reading

The Counsellor (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 18 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Cormac McCarthy Starring Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In hostile border country a lawyer becomes involved in the financing of a drug smuggling operation, which is using a septic tank wagon to … Continue reading

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