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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Elevator Pitch. A couple of gunmen, running a scam involving getting reward money for one and then preventing him being hanged, hear that there is a fortune in gold hidden in a grave in a cemetery and so must travel across the country during the US Civil War, forced to remain together because one knows … Continue reading

Game Night (2018)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Perez Additional Info John Francis Daley was the writer of Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2 and was a regular in Bones. Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, … Continue reading

Ghostbusters (1984)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis Additional Info This had been in development for a while and was intended to star John Belushi. When he died things were temporarily chaotic before others were cast. Director Ivan Reitman Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, … Continue reading

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck Additional Info The guys who wrote this had had it in development since 1997 when they were writers on The Larry Sanders Show, and cast Jason Sudeikis who at the time was a writer on Saturday Night Live. … Continue reading

Gamer (2009)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Additional Info Gerard Butler who seems to specialise in American hard men actually comes from Paisley outside Glasgow. Director Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Starring Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, Michael C. Hall, Krya Sedgwick, Logan Lerman, Terry Crews, Chris … Continue reading

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

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