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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

Dirty Harry 3: The Enforcer (1976)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) X Source of story An original screenplay using some fo the characters from previous films of the franchise. Director James Fargo Writers/Script Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner (Story Gail Morgan Hickman, S.W. Schurr. Characters Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink) Starring Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Bradford Dillman, John Mitchum, Albert Popwell, … Continue reading

Evolution (2001)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Ivan Reitman Writers/Script David Diamond, David Weissman, Don Jakoby Starring David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, Ted Levine, Dan Aykroyd, Sarah Silverman, John Cho, Elevator Pitch: A meteor strike close to an American desert town results in an extraordinay … Continue reading

End of Watch (2012)

Elevator Pitch Two young police officers patrol the crime ridden streets of gangland Los Angeles, one of them filming their activities using a variety of video cams, hand held, attached to their uniforms and on the dashboard of their patrol car. They make inroads into the activities of the drug cartels, capturing drug mules, discovering … Continue reading

Everly (2014)

Elevator Pitch A woman who has been confined to the apartment of a yazuka boss for four years becomes a police informer, and as a result is discarded by him, to be raped and abused by his gang. She escaped to the bathroom, recovers an automatic from the cistern and is tempted to end it … Continue reading

Eye in the Sky (2015)

Elevator Pitch. After the death of one of their spies on the ground in Kenya the British military are prepared to use the American technology manifest in a drone piloted from the USA and the local secret service who have deployed an ornithopter, to follow the activities of a terrorist group, with the intent of … Continue reading

Extraction (2015)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Yet another screenplay about a secret code which will be capable of taking over the world. Writers/Script Max Adams, Umair Aleem Additional Info I had thought that Bruce Willis would have filmed his scenes in a couple of days, but actually he had managed to do … Continue reading

El Gringo (2012)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Jonathan W. Stokes Additional Info For any Brits who may look at this review, Scott Adkins, who quite looks the part, started off in East Enders and graduated to Holby City before taking off for America. Director Eduardo Rodriguez Starring Scott Adkins, … Continue reading

EARLY MAN (2018)

  Duration 1h 29m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Burton, James Higginson Additional Info Story by Nick Park with contributions by John O’Farrell. The original name was “Early Man-United”, which emphasises its football theme Director Nick Park Starring Tom Hoddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Timothy Spall, Miriam Margolyes, Rob … Continue reading

Executive Decision (1996)

Duration 2h 13m Rating (UK) 13 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Jim Thomas, John Thomas Additional Info Marla Marples was married to Donald Trump at the time of the production. Steven Seagal refused to have his head explode and Halle Berry was paid one million dollars for appearing in what was quite a … Continue reading

Eraser (1996)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Tony Puryear, Walon Green Additional Info Story by Tony Puryear, Walon Green and Michael S Chernuchin. Uncredited rewrites were carried out by Frank Darabont, William Wisher Jr and John Milius the last as a favour to the star. Director Chuck Russell … Continue reading

Elektra (2005)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics character created by Frank Miller Writer/s Script Zak Penn, Stuart Zicherman, Raven Metzner Writer/s Story Characters in film Mark Steven Johnson Director Rob Bowman Starring Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Kirsten Prout, Will Yun Lee, Terence Stamp Elevator Pitch Elektra, a wayward superhero with … Continue reading

Event Horizon (1997)

Released 1997 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Philip Eisner Director Paul W S Anderson Starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson, Jack Noseworthy, Jason Isaacs, Sean Pertwee Elevator Pitch The revolutionary spacecraft Event Horizon fitted with a faster than light drive, disappeared on its maiden flight but … Continue reading

The Expendables

Released 2010 Rating 18 in UK Director Sylvester Stallone Writer/s Sylvester Stallone, Dave Callahan Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Steve Austin, Charisma Carpenter, Mickey Rourke Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A group of mercenaries are given the job of civilising an island governed by a dictator and engaged … Continue reading

Ex Machina (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Alex Garland Writer/s Alex Garland Starring Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A young computer programmer wins a competition to spend a week at the home of his reclusive billionaire boss. When he gets there he finds that he is … Continue reading

Eagle Eye

Released 2008 Rating 12A Director D.J.Caruso Writer/s John Glenn, Travis Wright, Hillary Seitz, Dan McDermott Starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Billy Bob Thornton, Rosario Dawson Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch The White House authorises a risky drone attack in the Middle-East. A new super explosive in the form of a crystal is … Continue reading

End of Days

Released 1999 Rating 18 Director Peter Hyams Writer/s Andrew W Marlowe Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Rod Steiger, Robin Tunney, Miriam Margoles Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch On the last day of the old century the devil comes to earth and takes over the body of a banker, there-after searching for a … Continue reading

Evan Almighty

Released 2007 Rating PG Director Tom Shadyac Writer/s Steve Oedekerk and others Starring Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman Source of story In some respects a sequel to “Bruce Almighty” Elevator Pitch A congressman is persuaded by God to start to build an ark on a collection of vacant building lots in Virginia, … Continue reading

The Expatriate

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Phillip Stölzl Writer/s Arash Amel Starring Aaron Eckart, Olga Kurylenko Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A former CIA man with a role in the security of a Belgian company is forced to go on the run with his estranged daughter when it becomes apparent that … Continue reading

Escape Plan

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Mikael Hafstrom Writer/s Miles Chapman, Jason Keller Starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent, Jim Caveizel, Sam Neill, Vinnie Jones Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An expert in prison security, who usually determines the weaknesses in such facilities by escaping from them, is incarcerated in … Continue reading

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