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Walking Tall (2004)

Duration 1h 26m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be loosely based on the life of Sheriff Buford Pusser (commemorated in the closing credits) and a 1973 film of the same name. Writers/Script David Klass, Channing Gibson, David Levien, Brian Koppelman (Mort Briskin the 1973 script) Additional Info Like a number of other … Continue reading

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (2018 in Spain)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A screenplay inspired by the original 1995 Jumanji, and a children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsberg written in 1981. Writers/Script Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner Additional Info The writers of the oringinal Jumanji are also credited: Greg Taylor, Jim … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story All six of the preceding movies Writers/Script Chris Morgan Additional Info During the production Paul Walker died in a car crash, but they completed the film using his brothers, and superimposing his features. 230 cars were destroyed during the filming. Director James Wan Starring Vin Diesel, … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Other F&F outings, particularly F&F 5 Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Writer/s Story Characters: Gary Scott Walker Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Ludacris, Luke Evans, Elsa Pataky, Gina Carano, John Ortiz Elevator … Continue reading

Be Cool (2005)

Released 2005 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and the previous outing – Get Shorty Writer/s Script Peter Steinfield Director F Gary Gray Starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, Andre Benjamin, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, Dwayne Johnson, James Woods Elevator Pitch Chilli … Continue reading

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Released 2012 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A novel “The Mysterious Island” by Jules Verne Writer/s Script Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn Writer/s Story Richard Outten, Brina Gunn, Mark Gunn Director Brad Peyton Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Luis Guzman, Vanessa Hudgens, Kristin Davis Elevator Pitch A young man and his step-father embark … Continue reading

Pain & Gain (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events in the 1990s and a series of magazine articles by Pete Collins Writer/s Script Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely Director Michael Bay Starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong Elevator Pitch A bunch of mentally challenged … Continue reading

Get Smart

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A TV series aired between 1965 and 1970 Writer/s script Tom J Astle, Matt Ember. (Characters Mel Brooks and Buck Henry) Director Peter Segal Starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, Terry Crews, Bill Murray Elevator Pitch An administrator in a very secret … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 5

Released 2011 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay using characters from the franchise Writer/s script Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson (characters) Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Dwayne Johnson, Elsa Pataky Elevator Pitch The gang break their leader out of a prison bus and … Continue reading

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