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Secret of the Incas (1954)

Duration 1h 40m Ratings UK: U, USA: Approved. Sweden: 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jerry Hopper Writers/Script Ranald MacDougall, Sydney Boehm Starring Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey, Thomas Mitchell, Yma Sumac,  Ratings IMDb: 6.1 by 1226 people. Rotten Tomatoes: No reviews. Elevator Pitch: Out in Peru Harry Steele is an adventurer … Continue reading

El Cid (1961)

Duration 3h 2m Rating (UK) U Source of story Loosely based on the life of Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar Director Anthony Mann Writers/Script Fredric M. Frank, Phillip Yordan, Ben Barzman, Bernard Gordon Starring Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Michael Hordern, Herbert Lom, Elevator Pitch: The 11th Century Spanish … Continue reading

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Duration 2h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be “partly based on” a novel “On Any Given Sunday” written in 1984 by Pat Toomay (A NFL player) Director Oliver Stone Writers/Script John Logan, Oliver Stone (story Daniel Pyne, John Logan and others) Starring Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, James Woods, Jamie … Continue reading

Tombstone (1993)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events and characters through the prism of legend. Director George P. Cosmatos Writers/Script Kevin Jarre (With a lot of uncredited input) Starring Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliot, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn, Charlton Heston, Jon Tenney, Thomas Haden Church, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy … Continue reading

55 Days in Peking (1963)

Duration 2h 34m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A book about real events, the siege of the foreign legation compound in Peking in 1900 during the Boxer rebellion, by Noel Gerson. Writers/Script Robert Hamer, Phillip Yordan, Bernard Gordon, Ben Barzman Additional Info The set of the foreign compounds was built outside Madrid at a … Continue reading

True Lies

Released 1994 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Claude Zidi, Simon Michael, Didier Kaminka, James Cameron Director James Cameron Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere, Eliza Dushku, Charlton Heston, Art Malik Elevator Pitch A secret agent who is on the track of a terrorist … Continue reading

Khartoum

Released 1966 Rating U Director Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon Writer/s Robert Ardrey Starring Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson Source of story Based on real events Elevator Pitch In 1884 General “Chinese” Gordon is sent to Khartoum to arrange for the evacuation of the city, which is threatened by the Mahdi, an extreme religious leader … Continue reading

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