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Get Carter (2000)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 1971 British film of the same name starring Michael Caine itself derived from a novel by Ted Lewis ”Jack’s Return Home”. Writers/Script David McKenna Additional Info Originally Michael Caine was only given a cameo in this outing, but the audience response to his presence at … Continue reading

Get Him to the Greek (2010)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay using a character first seen in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”. Writers/Script Nicolas Stroller and Jason Segal (characters) Additional Info “The Greek” is the Greek Theatre a 5800 seat open air music venue in Los Angeles . Director Nicholas Stoller Starring Russell Brand, Rose Byrne, … Continue reading

Gangs of New York (2002)

Duration 2h 47m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Said to have been inspired by the 1927 book “The Gangs of New York” by Herbert Asbury. Writers/Script Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan Additional Info Jay Cocks was the writer of the original story twenty years before the actual production. The director had wanted it … Continue reading

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

Duration 2h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The original book and the first two films, and some real events in the 1980s. Writer/s Script Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola Additional Info There is almost unlimited secondardy info about this movie, much of it about the casting of Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone. I … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Duration 2h 1m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics series Writer/s Script James Gunn, Nicole Perlman Writer/s Story Many people with characters attributions: Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Bill Mantio, Keith Giffen, Jim Starlin, Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Steve Gerber, Val Mayerik, Gene Colan, Arnold Drake, Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and seven others. … Continue reading

Gulliver’s Travels (2010)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Loosely based on the Jonathan Swift novels Writer/s Script Joe Stillman, Nicholas Stoller Director Rob Letterman Starring Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, Chris O’Dowd, James Corden, Catherine Tate Elevator Pitch Gulliver, a no hope mailroom assistant in a newspaper, blaggs his … Continue reading

Green Lantern (2011)

Duration 1h 54m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A DC Comics character, re-invented as an intergalactic superhero with the popularity of SF. Writer/s Script Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim, Michael Goldenberg Writer/s Story Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim Director Martin Campbell Starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins, … Continue reading

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

Released 2009 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens Writer/s Script Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Director Mark Waters Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Michael Douglas, Breckin Meyer, Lacey Chabert, Robert Forster, Anne Archer, Emma Stone Elevator Pitch A celebrated fashion photographer and serial womaniser is a guest at his brother’s … Continue reading

The Guru (2002)

Released 2002 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Tracey Jackson Director Daisy von Scherler Mayer Starring Jimi Mistry, Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Michael McKean, Christine Baranski, Sanjeev Bhaskar Elevator Pitch A young Indian dance teacher is encouraged to emigrate to New York by his brother who tells tales of penthouse … Continue reading

Get Out (2017)

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jordan Peele Director Jordan Peele Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Wiliams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, LilRel Howery Elevator Pitch A young black photographer is apprehensive about visiting the country house of his white girfriend, but is made welcome … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The graphic novel of the same name by Masamune Shirow Writer/s Script Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, Ehren Kruger Director Rupert Sanders Starring Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt Elevator Pitch In a world where robots are used for many tasks, and humans can … Continue reading

Gangster Squad

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events and a book by Paul Lieberman Writer/s script Will Beall Director Ruben Fleischer Starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Mireille Enos, Emma Stone, Nick Nolte, Anthony Mackie, Robert Patrick Elevator Pitch In 1949 Los Angeles the criminal underworld controls the city, paying off many … Continue reading

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