Dean Norris

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Total Recall (1990)

Duration 1h 53 Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story A Phillip K. Dick short story “We Can Remember it for You Wholesale”. Director Paul Verhoeven Writers/Script Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Gary Oldman Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Ronny Cox, Dean Norris, Rachel Ticotin,  Ratings IMDb: 7.5/10 by 322,726 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 82% … Continue reading

Get the Gringo (2012)

Duration 1h 36m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 18  Source of story An original screenplay Director Adrian Grunberg Writers/Script Mel Gibson, Stacy Perskie, Adrian Grunberg Starring Mel Gibson, Kevin Balmore, Dolores Heredia, Peter Gerety, Peter Stomare, Dean Norris, and a lot of Mexican actors Ratings IMDb: 7.0 by 104,368 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 82% by 52 … Continue reading

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Duration 1h 54m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R – The director’s cut Unrated. Source of story Just more of the original  Director Richard Donner Writers/Script Jeffrey Boam (story and characters Shane Black, Warren Murphy) Starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Patsy Kensit, Dean Norris,  Ratings IMDb:  7.2 by 160,513 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 82% … Continue reading

The Firm (1993)

Duration 2h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by John Grisham Director Sydney Pollack Writers/Script David Rabe, Robert Towne, David Rayfiel Starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook, Wilford Brimley, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, David Strathairn, Gary Busey, Tobin Bell, Dean Norris Elevator Pitch: A bright … Continue reading

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris Writers/Script Michael Arndt Starring Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steven Carell, Bryan Cranston, Dean Norris, Elevator Pitch: The Hoovers are a more or less disfunctional Albuquerque family. Richard is a failed motivational speaker, … Continue reading

On Frozen Ground (2013)

  Elevator Pitch. In Alaska a serial killer is preying on young women, abducting them, subjecting them to sexual assault and then killing them, apparently without being detected. But when a body is unearthed in the outback, and one of his a victims escapes, an Alaskan detective gets on the case and begins to uncover … Continue reading

Beirut (2018)

Elevator Pitch. Mason Skiles a former diplomat, now a labour arbitrator in New England, gets a call to give a lecture in Lebanon, where ten years earlier events had resulted in the death of his wife and the termination of his career. He is aware that the reason for the visit may not be the … Continue reading

Secret in Their Eyes

Released 2016 Rating 15 in UK Director Billy Ray Writer/s Billy Ray Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris Source of story A 2009 Argentinian film of the same name. Elevator Pitch A former FBI officer returns to Los Angeles to tell his former colleagues that he has found the identity of a … Continue reading

Starship Troopers

Released 1997 Rating 15 in UK Director Paul Verhoeven Writer/s Ed Neumeier Starring Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busy, Dean Norris, Amy Smart Source of story A Robert A Heinline book Elevator Pitch When a race of alien insects attack South America, earth sends a vast fleet of space craft to attack … Continue reading