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Derek Jacobi

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The Body (2001)

Duration 1h 49m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Spain: 13  Source of story A novel by Richard Ben Sapir Director Jonas McCord Writers/Script Jonas McCord Starring Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, Ian McNeice, Mohammad Bakri,  Ratings IMDb: 5.4/10 by 8936 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 13% by 15 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10 Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Gladiator (2000)

Duration 2h 35m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story A riff on the Marcus Aurelius and Commodus story, inspired by a 1958 book ‘Those About to Die” by Daniel P. Mannix. Director Ridley Scott Writers/Script David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson apparently with off the cuff contributions from the actors. Starring … Continue reading

Gosford Park (2001)

Duration 2h 11m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG, Denmark  Source of story Based on an idea by Bob Balaban and Robert Altman Director Robert Altman Writers/Script Julian Fellowes Starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Kristen Scott-Thomas, Camilla Rutherford, Charlea Dance, Geraldine Somerville, Jeremy Northam, Tom Hollander, Bob Balaban, James Wilby, Lawrence Fox, Ryan Phillipe, Stephen Fry, … Continue reading

Stratton (2017)

Duration 1h 34m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story Based on a series of novels by Duncan Falconer Director Simon West Writers/Script Warren Davis II, Duncan Falconer Starring Dominic Cooper, Austin Stowell, Gemma Chan, Connie Nielsen, Tom Felton, Thomas Kretchmann, Derek Jacobi,  Ratings IMDb: 4.8 by 4,673 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 0% by … Continue reading

Tomb Raider (2018)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The video game of the same name (Tomb Raider 2013) written by Evan Daugherty and Geneva Robertson-Dworet Director Roar Uthaug Writers/Script Alastair Siddons, Geneva Robertson-Dworet Starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristen Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi, Nick Frost, Elevator Pitch: Lara Croft, now … Continue reading

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Duration 1h 54m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Agatha Christie Writers/Script Michael Green Additional Info The story was filmed in 1974 and presented as a TV film in 2001 and 2010 Director Kenneth Branagh Starring Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp, Derek Jacobi, … Continue reading

Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first Underworld film Writer/s Script Danny McBride Writer/s Story Len Wiseman, Danny McBride, Kevin Grevioux Director Len Wiseman Starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen Elevator Pitch Selene, the super vampire, and Michael the Lycan/vampire hybrid are trying … Continue reading

Gladiator

Released 2000 Rating 15 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s David Franzoni Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, David Hemmings, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A Roman general and his family are casualties when an Emperor is murdered by his son, and it is necessary for him … Continue reading

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