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Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker (2002)

Duration 1h 29m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Characters from earlier films ceated by Clive Barker Director Rick Bota Writers/Script Carl Dupre, Tim Day Starring Dean Winters, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley, Rachel Hayward, Sarah Jane Redmond, Kaaren de Zilva Elevator Pitch: Let’s get a couple of things out of the way. Kirsty, from all … Continue reading

Haloween II (2009)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Characters and locations of the whole Haloween franchise. Director Rob Zombie (not his birth name) Writers/Script Rob Zombie Starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Chase Wright Vanek, Scout Taylor-Compton, Brad Dourif, Malcolm McDowell, Tyler Mane, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris, Margot Kidder, Elevator Pitch: Haloween is coming up and … Continue reading

Hysteria (2011)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be based on the 1998 book “The Technology of the Orgasm” by Rachel Maine Director Tanya Wexler Writers/Script Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa Dyer Starring Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Rupert Everett, Ashley Jensen, Sheridan Smith, Elevator Pitch: After making protests about … Continue reading

Harry Brown (2009)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Daniel Barber Writers/Script Gary Young Starring Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, iain Glen, Jack O’Connell, Liam Cunningham, Elevator Pitch: Harry Brown is a pensioner living in a tower block in East London. He has a terminally ill wife in hospital and … Continue reading

The Heat (2013)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Paul Feig Writers/Script Katie Dippold Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marion Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Jane Curtin, Jessica Chaffin, Elevator Pitch: An unpopular but effecitve FBI agent, Sarah Ashburn, is given the task of running a Boston drug lord to ground, and is … Continue reading

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey (2020)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A variety of DC comics featuring the character (it seems) Director Cathy Yan Writers/Script Christina Hodson Starring Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Ewan McGregor, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco Elevator Pitch: Harley Quinn, having been dumped by the Joker, must find a … Continue reading

The Hangover Part II (2011)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The characters and effectively the plot from The Hangover Director Todd Phillips Writers/Script Craig Mazin, Scot Armstrong, Todd Phillips (Characters Jon Lucas, Scott Moore) Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Paul Giamatti, Mike Tyson, Jeffrey Tambour, Mason Lee, Jamie Chung, Nick … Continue reading

Hustlers (2019)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A magazine article about real events by Jessica Pressler Director Lorene Scafaria Writers/Script Lorene Scafaria Starring Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Mercedes Ruehl and a number of people who do not have real names. Elevator Pitch: A group of women who dance and provide other … Continue reading

Hot Shots! (1991)

Duration 1h 24m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A parody of Top Gun Director Jim Abrahams Writers/Script Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft Starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Brdiges, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ryan Styles, Elevator Pitch: This is Top Gun as a comedy. Topper Harley is a fighter pilot who has issues to … Continue reading

The Humanity Bureau (2017)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A not very original screenplay Director Rob W. King Writers/Script Dave Schultz Starring Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, Hugh Dillon, Elevator Pitch: In 2030 the United States has become a bleak wasteland; Noah Kross, Humanity Bureau agent, has the job of identifying non-productive members of the community … Continue reading

Hard Candy (2005)

Duration 1h 44m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director David Slade Writers/Script Brian Nelson Starring Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh (Only just) Elevator Pitch: After an exchange of risque messages on line, a female teenager and a male adult meet in coffee bar, and he invites her to his home … Continue reading

Hobbs & Shaw (Of Fast & Furious)2019

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Two characters who have appeared on opposite sides in recent F&F outings. Director David Leitch (He of John Wick and Atomic Blonde) Writers/Script Chris Morgan, Drew Pearce, (story by Chris Morgan characters by Gary Scott Thompson) Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen … Continue reading

HellBoy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Duration 2h 00m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The characters from the comic book by Mike Mignola Director Guillermo del Toro Writers/Script Guillermo del Toro, (Story Guillermo del Toro, Mike Mignola) Starring Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Seth MacFarlane, Luke Goss, Anna Walton, Jeffrey Tambour, John Hurt, Roy Dotrice, Elevator Pitch: In the … Continue reading

Hannibal (2001)

Duration 2h 11m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book of the same name by Thomas Harris Director Ridley Scott Writers/Script David Mamet, Steven Zaillian Starring Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta Giancarlo Giannini, Francesca Neri. Elevator Pitch: Ten years after his escape Dr Hannibal Lector is living in Florence posing as … Continue reading

Hostiles (2017)

Duration 2h 14m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Scott Cooper Writers/Script Scott Cooper from a manuscript by Donald E. Stewart Starring Rosamund Pike, Christian Bale, Jeese Plemons, Timothee Chalamet, Peter Mullan, Ben Foster Elevator Pitch: In 1892 a veteran cavalry officer is given the task of escorting a Cheyenne chief … Continue reading

Hook (1991)

Duration 2h 22m Rating (UK) U Source of story The books and a play by J.M. Barrie, plus som earlier Peter Pan films Director Steven Spielberg Writers/Script James V. Hart, Malia Scotch Marmo (screen story by James V. Hart Nick Castle) Starring Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Phil Collins, Gwyneth … Continue reading

Hammer of the Gods (2013)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay possibly reflecting events in Britain in 871 AD, the year King Alfred ascended to the throne of Wessex. Director Farren Blackburn Writers/Script Matthew Read Starring Charlie Bewley, Clive Standen, James Cosmo, Elliot Cowan, Glynis Barber, Alexandra Dowling Elevator Pitch: In a time of … Continue reading

Hellboy (2004)

Elevator Pitch. A demonic entity recovered as a baby in 1944 by an American army unit during an attempt by the Nazis to open a portal to the forces of hell, is brought up by Professor Bruttenholm and becomes a paranormal investigator working with a psychic fish person and a pyro-telekinetic lady to combat evil … Continue reading

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Elevator Pitch When bomb disposal expert Staff Sergeant William James takes over as head of a team dealing with IEDs after the death of their former leader, the team find themselves being exposed to a higher level of risk as he goes against formal protocols to make bombs safe in the dangerous urban areas of … Continue reading

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)

Elevator Pitch Hector is a psychiatrist with a good job a steady attractive girlfriend and a luxury flat, but his patients are unhappy and so is he. Hence he decides to search the world for the answer starting in China then moving to Africa where he meets an old friend and then moving on to … Continue reading

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