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Falling Down (1993)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ebbe Roe Smith Additional Info Someone posted the scene where the Michael Douglas character asks for “Breakfast” in a burger joint but they had stopped serving it three minutes earlier. It has been watched over 3 milion times. I Want Breakfast Director Joel … Continue reading

Forces of Nature (1999)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Marc Lawrence Additional Info Despite what seems to many of us to have been a dire script Marc Lawrence went on to write better films for Sandra Bullock and to direct one. Director Bronwen Hughes Starring Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tiernwy, … Continue reading

Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The book of the same name by Thomas Hardy Writers/Script David Nicholls Additional Info Apparently the book was intended to shock Victoria readers with veiled sexual references – not really evident in the version, which is the fourth to be brought to the screen. Director Thomas … Continue reading

Flightplan (2005)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Peter A. Dowling, Billy Ray Additional Info As in many other movies, the IMDb trivia tells us there is a “Wilhelm Scream” featured in this. The reference is to a sound effect used in many films originally recorded by Sheb Wooley in … Continue reading

Flushed Away (2006)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Christopher Lloyd, Joe Keenan, William Davies Additional Info Story by: Sam Fell, Peter Lord, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais. It was the last co-operation between Aardman and Dreamworks. The characters look as if they are stop motion … Continue reading

The Flock (2008)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Craig Mitchell, Hans Bauer Additional Info It appears that members of the Department of Public Safety who adminster people on the sex offender’s register have the right of entry into their homes, even if the police do not. Director Wai-Keung Lau Starring … 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

Fantastic Four (2005)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Marvel Comics – Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Writer/s Script Mark Frost, Michael France Additional Info In order to retain the rights to this story another film was made in 1994 but was never released. It was said to be terrible. Director Tim Story Starring Ioan … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 4 (2009)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A riff on the first film (so it is said) Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Additional Info Original characters by Gary Scott Thompson. 240 cars were built or acquired for this outing. Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, John Ortiz, Gal … Continue reading

The Factory (2012)

Duration 1h 44m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Morgan O’Neill, Paul Leyden Director Morgan O’Neill Starring John Cusack, Jennifer Carpenter, Katherine Waterston Elevator Pitch A detective in Buffalo is on the trail of a serial killer when his daughter is abducted, and he realises that she has been taken … Continue reading

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Richard Curtis Director Mike Newell Starring Hugh Grant, James Fleet, Simon Callow, John Hannah, Kristen Scott Thomas, Charlotte Coleman, Andie MacDowell, Nicola Walker, Rowan Atkinson, Kenneth Griffith, David Haig, Anna Chancellor Elevator Pitch A bunch of friends go to a posh … Continue reading

The Four Feathers (2002)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book by A.E.W. Mason (1865 to 1948) and maybe one or other of the previous versions of the story. Writer/s Script Michael Schiffer, Hossein Amini Director Shekhar Kapur Starring Wes Bentley, James Cosmo, Djimon Hounsou, Kate Hudson, Alex Jennings, Heath Ledger, Kris Marshall, Rupert Penry-Jones, … Continue reading

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