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Jason Statham

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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

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