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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on a book by John Ronson, itself a literary version of a TV documentary. Director Grant Heslov Writers/Script Peter Straughan Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang, Robert Patrick Elevator Pitch: Reporter Bob Wilton, whose wife has left him for … Continue reading

Out of Sight (1998)

Elevator Pitch A bunch of criminals are in Detroit to rob a financier of his trove of uncut diamonds. They include Jack Foley and his associate Buddy, black former boxer Maurice Miller and two associates, all of them given information by the idiotic Glenn. They are being pursued by US Marshal Karen Sisco. All of … Continue reading

The Monuments Men (2014)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Real events and a book by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter Director George Clooney Writers/Script George Clooney, Grant Heslov Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balaban, Miles Jupp Elevator Pitch Towards the end of WWII … Continue reading

TomorrowLand (2015)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay: it has associations with various aspects of Disneyworld and EPCOT Writers/Script Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird (with story by Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird and Jeff Jensen) Additional Info The title had to be changed in different parts of the world because Tomorrowland was registered … Continue reading

Suburbicon (2017)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, George Clooney, Grant Heslov Additional Info This originally written by the Coens in 1986 shortly after “Blood Simple”, and steps taken to film it starring George Clooney in 2005. Director George Clooney Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Glenn … Continue reading

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A riff on the previous outings of the gang Writer/s Script Brian Koppelman, David Levien Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Elliot Gould, Al Pacino, Don Cheadle, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Eddie Izzard, Ellen Barkin, Julian Sands, Andy Garcia … Continue reading

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The remade Ocean’s Eleven Writer/s Script George Nolfi Director Steven Soderbergh Starring Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Carl Reiner, Elliot Gould, Robbie Coltrain, Vincent Cassel, Eddie Izzard Elevator Pitch Terry Benedict, the … Continue reading

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Released 2001 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The 1960 film of the same name starring Frank Sinatra Writer/s Script Ted Griffin Writer/s Story George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell (1960) Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Elliot Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner … Continue reading

The Peacemaker

Released 1997 Rating 15 in UK Director Mimi Leder Writer/s Michael Schiffer Starring George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Armin Mueller-Stahl Source of story Newspaper article by Leslie and Andrew Cockburn Elevator Pitch A train crash and nuclear explosion in Russia are detected by the surveillance teams in America. A White House nuclear expert and a no … Continue reading

Money Monster

Released 2016 Rating 15 Director Jodie Foster Writer/s Jamie Linden, Alan DiFiore, Jim Kouf Starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell, Caitriona Balfe Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Money Monster is a financial TV show and, just as the presenter is getting into his stride, a disgruntled investor with pistol and explosive … Continue reading

Syriana

Released 2005 Rating 15 in UK Director Stephen Gaghan Writer/s Stephen Gaghan Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Mazhar Munir, Christopher Plummer, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet, William Hurt, Mark Strong. Source of story Book by Robert Baer Elevator Pitch A multi-stranded tale involving the US oil industry, the CIA and middle eastern potentates. There … Continue reading

Hail Caesar

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director The Coens Writer/s The Coens Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Feinnes, Alden Ehrenreich, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Francis McDormand, Jonah Hill, Michael Gambon Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In 1951 the Manager of Capitol Pictures in LA tries to keep the lid … Continue reading

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