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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Guy Richie Writers/Script Guy Richie Starring Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones, P.H.Moriarty, Sting, Rob Brydon, Danny John-Jules, Matthew Vaughn Elevator Pitch: A bunch of young geezers in the East End elect one of their number to engage … Continue reading

Mechanic 2: Resurrection (2016)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The previous Mechanic film and very remotely the 1972 film of the same name. Director Dennis Gansel Writers/Script Phillip Shelby, Tony Mosher (Story Phillip Shelby and Lewis John Carlino characters) Starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh Elevator Pitch: Arthur Bishop, in retirement … Continue reading

The Fate of the Furious: F&F 8 (2017)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The characters from previous F&F outings Director F. Gary Grey Writers/Script Gary Scott Thompson Starring Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Ludacris Bridges, Charleze Theron, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Luke Evans, Elsa Pataky, Scott Eastwood, Lisandra Delgado Elevator Pitch: While on … 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

Revolver (2005)

Elevator Pitch A gambler spends time in solitary confinement communication by notes with those on either side of him. Later after his release he becomes succesful at the tables to the point that he is refused entry into some casinos. Thereafter after winning money on the toss of a coin he is hunted by the … Continue reading

Homefront (2013)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Chuck Logan Writers/Script Sylvester Stallone Additional Info Written by Sylvester Stallone years ago and shelved because he got too old to act in it himself, until picked up, apparenty, by Jason Statham. Director Gary Fielder Starring Jason Statham, James … Continue reading

The Italian Job (2003)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Inspired by the first movie of the same name and involves the BMW mini as opposed to the BMC one. The 1969 screenplay written by Troy Kennedy-Martin Writers/Script Donna Powers, Wayne Powers Additional Info In the opening of the film Charleze Theron can be seen driving … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story All six of the preceding movies Writers/Script Chris Morgan Additional Info During the production Paul Walker died in a car crash, but they completed the film using his brothers, and superimposing his features. 230 cars were destroyed during the filming. Director James Wan Starring Vin Diesel, … Continue reading

Crank (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor Director Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor Starring Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam Elevator Pitch An English hit-man in Los Angeles is injected with a poison by a rival which will kill him unless he can keep … Continue reading

Redemption (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Steven Knight Director Steven Knight Starring Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong Elevator Pitch A former soldier, suffering from PTSD and living on the street accidentally finds himself given the opportunity of taking on another man’s identity and luxurious lifestyle. … Continue reading

Death Race

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story “Inspired by” previous Death Race movies. Writer/s Script Paul W.S.Anderson Writer/s Story Paul W.S.Anderson, Robert Thom, Charles B Griffith, Ib Melchior (all except the first from the 1975 film) Director Paul W.S.Anderson Starring Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez Elevator Pitch A former … Continue reading

Wild Card (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Simon West Writer/s William Goldman Starring Jason Statham, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Milo Ventimiglia, Stanley Tucci Source of story A novel “Heat” and 1980s film, both by William Goldman Elevator Pitch A Las Vegas bodyguard is hired by a young internet millionaire to watch his back, at the same time … Continue reading

The Expendables

Released 2010 Rating 18 in UK Director Sylvester Stallone Writer/s Sylvester Stallone, Dave Callahan Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Steve Austin, Charisma Carpenter, Mickey Rourke Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A group of mercenaries are given the job of civilising an island governed by a dictator and engaged … Continue reading

The Mechanic

Released 2011 Rating 15 in UK Director Simon West Writer/s Richard Wenk, Lewis John Carlino Starring Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland Source of story A 1972 film of the same name Elevator Pitch A sophisticated assassin whose hits are programmed by a shadowy organisation, is required to carry out the termination of his mentor, … Continue reading

Killer Elite

Released 2011 Rating 15 in UK Director Gary McKendry Writer/s Matt Sherring Starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Nero Source of story A book by (Sir) Ranulph Fiennes called “The Feather Men” perporting to be a true story. Elevator Pitch A retired professional assassin is drawn back into action when his mentor is imprisoned … Continue reading

Blitz

Released 2011 Rating 18 Director Elliot Lester Writer/s Nathan Parker Starring Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aiden Gillen, David Morrissey, Mark Rylance Source of story A Novel by Ken Bruen Elevator Pitch A habitual criminal is killing police officers in London, but even when the team on the case arrest him they have no proof and … Continue reading

Transporter 3

Released 2008 Rating 15 Director Oliver Megaton Writer/s Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen Starring Jason Statham, Natalya Rudakova Source of story Original Screenplay Elevator Pitch Frank Martin finds himself with the job of delivering a package to the Black Sea, as well as a young woman who is apparently suffering from drugs or alcohol excess, … Continue reading

Transporter 2

Released 2005 Rating 15 in UK Director Louis Leterrieer Writer/s Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen Starring Jason Statham, Kate Nauta, Amber Valletta Source of story Now the Transporter franchise Elevator Pitch An underworld “driver” has a contract to transport a child to and from school when he becomes embroiled in a diabolical plot to infect … Continue reading

The Transporter

Released 2002 Rating 15 in UK Director Louis Leterrier, Cory Yuen Writer/s Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen Starring Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Francois Berleand Source of story Original Screenplay Elevator Pitch A highy trained ex-soldier transports anything for a fee, but when he opens the bag in the boot of his car (trunk to you … Continue reading

Crank: High Voltage

Released 2009 Rating 18 in UK Director Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Writer/s The directors Starring Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakum Source of story A continuance of the original “Crank” Elevator Pitch An incredibly resilient bad man has his heart replaced by an electric one and is constantly required to find a way of recharging … Continue reading

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