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Pretty Persuasion (2005)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Malaysia: Banned!  Source of story An original screenplay Director Marcos Siega Writers/Script Skander Halim Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Adi Schnall, Elisabeth Harnois, Jane Krakowski, Ron Livingston, James Woods, Selma Blair Ratings IMDb: 6.5 by 10,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 33% by 79 reviewers. Elevator Pitch: Kimberly Joyce is a … Continue reading

White House Down (2013)

Duration 2h 11m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Spain: 16  Source of story An original screenplay Director Roland Emmerich Writers/Script James Vanderbilt Starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King, James Woods, Lance Reddick, Jake Weber,  Ratings IMDb: 6.3 by 213,000 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: .52% by 199 reviewers. Elevator Pitch: John … Continue reading

The Specialist (1994)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 18  Source of story A novelist character developed by John Shirley Director Luis Llose Writers/Script Alexandra Seros Starring Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Rod Steiger, Eric Roberts,  Ratings IMDb: 5.6 by 62,918 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 7% by 29 critics. Elevator Pitch: Ray Quick is an ex … Continue reading

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Duration 2h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be “partly based on” a novel “On Any Given Sunday” written in 1984 by Pat Toomay (A NFL player) Director Oliver Stone Writers/Script John Logan, Oliver Stone (story Daniel Pyne, John Logan and others) Starring Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, James Woods, Jamie … Continue reading

John Carpenter’s Vampires (1998)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book “Vampires” by John Steakley Director John Carpenter Writers/Script Don Jakoby, Starring James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Maximilian Schell, Thomas Ian Griffith, Tim Guinee, Elevator Pitch: Down in New Mexico a bunch of vampire hunters are employed by the Vatican to search for the … Continue reading

Chaplin (1992)

Duration 2h 23m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The life of and the autobiography of Charlie Chaplin plus a book by David Robinson Director Richard Atenborough Writers/Script William Boyd, Bryan Forbes,  William Goldman Starring Robert Downey Jr, Geraldine Chaplin, John Thaw, Moira Kelly, Anthony Hopkins, Dan Aykroyd, Marisa Tomaei, Kevin Klyne, Maria Pitillo, Milla … Continue reading

Casino (1995)

Duration 2h 58m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book of the same name by Nicholas Pileggi, chronicling the real mafioso involvement in Las Vegas Director Martin Scorsese Writers/Script Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese Starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, L.Q. Jones, Frank Vincent, Frankie Avalon, Elevator Pitch: Sam … Continue reading

Contact (1997)

Duration 2h 30m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel of the same name. Director Robert Zemeckis Writers/Script James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg (story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan) Starring David Morse, Jodie Foster, William Fichtner, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, James Woods, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jake Busey, … Continue reading

Be Cool (2005)

Released 2005 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and the previous outing – Get Shorty Writer/s Script Peter Steinfield Director F Gary Gray Starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, Andre Benjamin, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, Dwayne Johnson, James Woods Elevator Pitch Chilli … Continue reading

Scary Movie 2

Released 2001 Rating 18 Director Keenan Wayans Writer/s Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Selzer, Alyson Fouse, Greg Grabianski, Dave Polsky, Michael Snowden, Craig Wayans Starring James Woods, Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans, Christopher Masterson, Shawn Wayans, Regina Hall, Tori Spelling, Tim Curry Source of story Scary Movie 1 Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

True Crime

Released 1999 Rating 15 in UK Director Clint Eastwood Writer/s Larry Gross, Paul Brickman, Stephen Schiff Starring Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, James Woods, Bernard Hill Source of story A novel by Andrew Klavan Elevator Pitch A veteran reporter who is screwing his immediate boss’s wife, is given the job of covering an execution which is … Continue reading

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