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The Equalizer (2012)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A development of a TV series “The Equaliser” starring Edward Woodward and created by Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim Director Antoine Fuqua Writers/Script Richard Wenk Starring Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo, Elevator Pitch: A man working in a … Continue reading

2 Guns (2013)

Elevator Pitch Two criminals decide to carry out a bank robbery together, neither knowing that the other is an under cover operative, one for the DEA and the other for the US Navy. They carry out the robbery expecting to recover $3 million belonging to a drug lord, but instead get $43.125 million. They lose … Continue reading

The Book of Eli (2010)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Gary Whitta Additional Info This movie’s production costs were $80 million and it grossed double that, so it probably made money. Director The Hughes Brothers Starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Jennifer Beals, Francis de la Tour, Michael Gambon, … Continue reading

Fences (2017 in Spain)

Released 2016 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A play “Fences” by August Wilson Writer/s script August Wilson (and one other who is not credited, but who completed the screenplay after the author had died) Director Denzel Washington Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson Elevator Pitch A rubbish … Continue reading

Safe House

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script David Guggenheim Director Daniel Espinosa Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga. Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Robert Patrick, Liam Cunningham Elevator Pitch A rogue CIA agent and the housekeeper of a CIA safe house in South Africa are forced to go on … Continue reading

American Gangster

Released 2007 Rating 18 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Steven Zaillian Starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chewetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, John Ortiz, Cuba Gooding Jr, Armand Assante, Idris Elba (a walk-on) Source of story Inspired by true events and an article by Mark Jacobson Elevator Pitch When a gangland overlord dies his right hand … Continue reading

The Manchurian Candidate

Released 2004 Rating 15 in UK Director Jonathan Demme Writer/s Daniel Pyne, Dean Georgaris Starring Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep Source of story A novel by Richard Condon, the 1962 screenplay by George Axelrod Elevator Pitch Raymond Shaw, a former soldier, is nominated to become vice-president of the USA with the assistance of his … Continue reading

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Released 2016 Rating 12A Director Antoine Fuqua Writer/s Richard Wenk, Nic Pizzolatto Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke Source of story The original western and, it is claimed, the Seven Samurai Elevator Pitch When the inhabitants of a small western town are threatened by a violent mine owner, determined to steal their land, they … Continue reading

The Taking of Pelham 123

Released 2009 Rating 15 in UK Director Tony Scott Writer/s Brian Helgeland Starring Denzel Washington, John Travolta, James Gandolfini, John Turturro, Source of story Originally a novel by John Godey then a film in 1974 Elevator Pitch A group of criminals take control of a single metro car containing a number of passengers and issue … Continue reading

The Siege

Released 1998 Rating 15 in UK Director Edward Zwick Writer/s Lawrence Wright, Edward Zwick Starring Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch New York is under attack from terrorist cells, making increasingly violent attacks on the infastructure. A senior FBI agent leads the search for the … Continue reading

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