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StarWars IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Duration 2h 21m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The characters, themes and galaxies of the previous eight films Director J.J.Abrams Writers/Script Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams (Story by Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams) Starring Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. … Continue reading

Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

Duration 2h 11m Rating (UK) U Source of story An almost direct continuation of the previous film, originally Star Wars II, which became Star Wars V. Director Richard Marquand Writers/Script Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas (story by George Lucas) Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, James … Continue reading

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and events seen in Star Wars IV (Originally the first film) Director Irvin Kershner Writers/Script Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan (Story by George Lucas) Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Frank Oz, Alec Guinness, Julian Glover, James Earl Jones, … Continue reading

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by maritime author and former US Naval officer Peter Huchthausen (died 2008) Writers/Script Christopher Kyle (story Louis Nowra) Additional Info A real former Russian submarine was used for the film, and at one point another submarine was actually required to … Continue reading

Indiana Jones 3: And the Last Crusade (1989)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay using characters from the previous two outings. Writers/Script Jeffrey Boam Additional Info George Lucas and Menno Meyjes are credited with the story and Phillip Kaufman with characters. Southern Spain stood in for many of the middle eastern scenes. Director Steven Spielberg Starring Harrison … Continue reading

Clear and Present Danger (1994)

Duration 2h 21m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book of the same name by Tom Clancy Writers/Script Donald E Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius Additional Info At one point a large house is blown up, apparently done for real using the house of a divorcee who wished to erase bits of her previous … Continue reading

Regarding Henry (1991)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script J.J. Abrams Additional Info This is the first mention I have found of the now famous J.J Abrams and an early appearance of the quite well known John Leguizamo. Director Mike Nichols Starring Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Donald Moffat, John Leguizamo, J.J. … Continue reading

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Robert Souza, Ron Shelton Additional Info Apparently the stars could not stand each other – and actually it shows. Director Ron Shelton Starring Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Lolita Davidovich, Gladys Knight, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dwight Yoakam, … Continue reading

Blade Runner: The Director’s Cut (1992)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) AA Source of story A novel by Phillip K Dick ( Actually I thought it was a short story) Writer/s Script Hampton Fanchor, David Peoples Additional Info The appear to have been seven versions of this film, and I think the one I saw the other day was either the … Continue reading

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Duration 2h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The first Blade Runner and the Phillip K Dick story “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep”. Writer/s Script Hampton Fancher, Michael Green Writer/s Story Hampton Fancher Director Denis Villeneuve Starring Ryan Gosling, Dave Bautista, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, Mackenzie Davis, Lennie James, Barkhad … Continue reading

Apocalypse Now

Released 1979 Rating X in UK (means 18) Director Francis Ford Coppola Writer/s John Milius, Francis F Coppola, Michael Herr Starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Dennis Hopper, Scott Glenn Source of story Probably “The Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad Elevator Pitch After a special forces colonel … Continue reading

Ender’s Game

Released 2013 Rating 12A Director Gavin Hood Writer/s Gavin Hood Starring Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Abigail Breslin Source of story Book by Orson Scott Card Elevator Pitch Earth prepares for a pre-emptive strike against an alien race to prevent a second invasion, using the capabilities of young people and one youth in particular, … Continue reading

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A in UK Director J.J.Abrams Writer/s Lawrence Kasdan, J.J.Abrams Starring Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, John Bodega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Iaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Simon Pegg, Warwick Davis, Harriet Walter Source of story The previous Star Wars films Elevator Pitch A new version of the old film, … Continue reading

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