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Ethan Hawke

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The Purge (2013)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to have been an episode from Star Trek in 1967, which inspired the writer/director. Director James DeMonaco Writers/Script James DeMonaco Starring Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane, Edwin Hodge, Rhys Wakefield Elevator Pitch: In America in 2022 under the political rule of the … Continue reading

Getaway (2013)

Elevator Pitch A down on his luck racing driver, Brent Magna, must drive a Shelby Mustang round the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria at the behest of a criminal on the telephone, with a young woman who owns the car in the passenger seat. This in order to save his wife who has been kidnapped. The … Continue reading

First Reformed (2018 in Spain)

Elevator Pitch. Ernst Toller is the pastor of a small church in upstate New York with a congregation of about five, but with support from a popular church up the road, and money from a conglomorate which is polluting the planet. His son has been killed in Afghanistan and his wife has left him, and … Continue reading

Total Recall (2013)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The 1990 original itself based on the Phillip K. Dick story We Remember it for You Wholesale. Writers/Script Kurt Wimmer, Mark Bomback (screen story by Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Jon Povill, Kurt Wimmer) Additional Info The first Phillip K.Dick story to be used in a movie … Continue reading

Valarian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A comic book (graphic novel?) series “Valarian and Laureline” by Pierre Christin and Jean Claude Mézières Writer/s Script Luc Besson Director Luc Besson Starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Sam Spruell Elevator Pitch In the distant future the city of the title … Continue reading

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on a 1976 film scripted by John Carpenter Writer/s Script James DeMonaco Director Jean-Francois Richet Starring Ethan Hawke, Lawrence Fisgburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy Elevator Pitch A police station manned by a retiring cop, a drug dependent … Continue reading

Maudie (2017 in Spain)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story “Inspired by” real events, although there has been a book and a stage play about the woman. Writer/s Script Sherry White Director Aisling Walsh Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett Elevator Pitch An itinerant fisherman who lives in a shack miles … Continue reading

Maggie’s Plan

Released 2016 Rating 15 Director Rebecca Miller Writer/s Rebecca Miller Starring Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore Source of story A short story by Karen Rinaldi Elevator Pitch A young woman, whose job is to bring young enterpeneurs to notice of industry, decides to become a single mother, but at the moment she is putting … 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

Regression (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Alejandro Amenabar Writer/s Alesandro Amenabar Starring Ethen Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A girl who accuses her father of raping her, is “regressed” by a psychologist and seems to have been involved in satanic ritual, leading the detective on the … Continue reading

Boyhood (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Richard Linklater Writer/s Richard Linklater Starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A film literally spanning 12 years in the life of a boy from the age of six to eighteen while his mother goes through an number of relationships … Continue reading

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