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Divergent (2014)

Duration 2h 19m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book of the same name by Veronica Roth Writer/s Script Evan Daugherty, Vanessa Taylor Director Neil Burger Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Kate Winslet Elevator Pitch After an unspecified conflict the city of … Continue reading

Death Race

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story “Inspired by” previous Death Race movies. Writer/s Script Paul W.S.Anderson Writer/s Story Paul W.S.Anderson, Robert Thom, Charles B Griffith, Ib Melchior (all except the first from the 1975 film) Director Paul W.S.Anderson Starring Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez Elevator Pitch A former … Continue reading

Drive

Released 2011 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book by James Sallis Writer/s script Hossein Amini Director Nicholas Winding Refn Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac, Ron Perlman Elevator Pitch A young talented car driver divides his time between working as a mechanic, stunt driving and acting as a … Continue reading

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The Edmund H North 1951 screenplay and a story by Harry Bates. Writer/s script David Scarpa Director Scott Derrickson Starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, John Hamm. Kyle Chandler Elevator Pitch A spacecraft lands in Central Park and disgorges a human like … Continue reading

Dan in Real Life

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges Writer/s Story Director Peter Hedges Starring Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney, Amy Ryan, Emily Blunt Elevator Pitch A widower with three difficult daughters goes to the family home on Rhode Island … Continue reading

Daddy Day Care

Released 2003 Rating PG in UK Director Steve Carr Writer/s Geoff Rodkey Starring Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn, Regina King, Anjelica Huston, Elle Fanning Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch When two executives from a food company lose their jobs, their wives go out to work and they stay home to look … Continue reading

Deepwater Horizon

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director Peter Berg Writer/s Matthew Michael Carnahan, Matthew Sand Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Kate Hudson Source of story Real events and a newspaper article by David Rohde and Stephanie Saul Elevator Pitch When the new crew join the oil rig Deepwater Horizon they find … Continue reading

Despicable Me

Released 2010 Rating U in UK Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Writer/s Sergio Pablos, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Starring Voices of: Steve Carell, Jason Segal, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Kristen Wiig Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Gru, the most villanous person in the world, has only one rival the youthful Vector, who … Continue reading

Drop Zone

Released 1994 Rating 15 in UK Director John Badham Writer/s Tony Griffin, Guy Manos, Peter Barsocchini, John Bishop Starring Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancey Butler Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A gang rescue a prisoner from a Boeing 747 at 40,000 ft, blowing a hole in the side and jumping out. He … Continue reading

Date Night

Released 2010 Rating 15 in UK Director Shawn Levy Writer/s Josh Klausner Starring Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P.Henson, Kristen Wiig, Mark Ruffalo, James Franco, Mila Kunis Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple whose lives have become a bit boring initiate “date night” where they go out and dine … Continue reading

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