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Escape Room (2019)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A not very original screenplay Director Adam Robitel Writers/Script Bragi F. Schut, Maria Melnik, Starring Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Deborah Ann Woll, Nik Dodani Elevator Pitch: A group of people, from a variety of backgrounds, are collected in what seems to be … Continue reading

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Duration 2h 11m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real life events when the real Erin Brockovitch took on an electricty company polluting the water table. Director Steven Soderbergh Writers/Script Susannah Grant Starring Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, T.J. Thyne, Peter Coyote Elevator Pitch: A former beauty queen and now single mother … Continue reading

Eat Locals (2017)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jason Flemyng Writers/Script Danny King Starring Freema Agyeman, Billy Cook, Charlie Cox, Mackenzie Crook, Annette Crosbie, Tony Cussan, Dexter Fletcher, Eve Myles, Robert Portal, Elevator Pitch: A group of vampires are meeting in an isolated country farmhouse somewhere in England, where they … Continue reading

The Exorcist (1973)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) X Source of story A real exorcism in Ameica on which the novel by Peter Blatty of the same name is based. Director William Friedkin Writers/Script William Peter Blatty Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair, Mercedes McCambridge Elevator Pitch: An actress is filming in Washington … Continue reading

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

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