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Hugh Grant

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The Rewrite (2014)

Elevator Pitch A washed up screen writer, with an Oscar to his credit in the distant past, reluctantly takes up a position in a New York State university where he immediately shacks up with a hot undergrad, selects his class on the basis of their looks, and offends the female chair of the ethics committee … Continue reading

American Dreamz (2006)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Paul Weitz Additional Info Although said not to be a satire, it was rumoured at the time that George Bush Jr never read the papers, and was said to wear an earpiece, like the fictional president, so people could tell him what … Continue reading

Two Weeks Notice (2002)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Marc Lawrence Additional Info Sandra Bullock, as producer, insisted on filming in New York despite the higher cost, and received the thanks of the city. Trump and one of his homes are in it. Director Marc Lawrence Starring Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, … Continue reading

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Richard Curtis Director Mike Newell Starring Hugh Grant, James Fleet, Simon Callow, John Hannah, Kristen Scott Thomas, Charlotte Coleman, Andie MacDowell, Nicola Walker, Rowan Atkinson, Kenneth Griffith, David Haig, Anna Chancellor Elevator Pitch A bunch of friends go to a posh … Continue reading

Sense and Sensibility

Released 1995 Rating U in UK Director Ang Lee Writer/s Emma Thompson Starring James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Gemma Jones, Hugh Grant, Robert Hardy, Alan Rickman, Greg Wise, Imelda Staunton, Imogen Stubbs, Hugh Laurie Source of story Book of the same name by Jane Austen Elevator Pitch When Mr Dashwood … Continue reading

Bridget Jones (2): The Edge of Reason

Released 2004 Rating 15 in UK Director Beeban Kidron Writer/s Helen Fielding, Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis, Adam Brooks Starring Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Colin Firth, Neil Pearson, Hugh Grant, Jacinda Barrett, Sally Phillips, James Callis, Shirley Henderson, Alex Jennings Source of story Novel by Helen Fielding and the previous film. Elevator … Continue reading

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Released 2001 Rating 15 in UK Director Sharon Maguire Writer/s Helen Fielding, Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis Starring RenĂ©e Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Shirley Henderson, Sally Phillips, James Callis, Honor Blackman, Neil Pearson Source of story A newspaper column then a book by Helen Fielding Elevator Pitch A thirty … Continue reading

Florence Foster Jenkins

Released 2016 Rating PG Director Stephen Frears Writer/s Nicholas Martin Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg Source of story Real events Elevator Pitch A New York socialite gives increasingly ambitious operatic performances despite her limited ability as a singer. She is aided by her pianist who alters rhythm and key to suit her, and … Continue reading

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