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Jim Broadbent

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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

Duration 2h 00m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Very roughly based on the novel of the same name by Jules Verne Director Frank Coraci Writers/Script David Titchner, David Bunulio, David Goldstein Starring Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Cécile de France, Jim Broadbent, Ian McNeice, Ewen Bremner, Richard Branson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Luke Wilson, Owen … Continue reading

Time Bandits (1981)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Terry Gilliam Writers/Script Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam Starring John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Ralph Richardson, Peter Vaughn, David Warner, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Jim Broadbent, Elevator Pitch: Kevin’s wardrobe turns out to contain a time portal and, … Continue reading

The Sense of an Ending (2017)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Julian Barnes Writers/Script Nick Payne Additional Info Tony in the book is supposed to be an unreliable narrator, virtually impossible to achieve on screen I think. Director Ritesh Batra Starring Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Michelle Dockery, Emily … Continue reading

Gangs of New York (2002)

Duration 2h 47m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Said to have been inspired by the 1927 book “The Gangs of New York” by Herbert Asbury. Writers/Script Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan Additional Info Jay Cocks was the writer of the original story twenty years before the actual production. The director had wanted it … 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 Renée 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

The Lady in the Van (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A in UK Director Nicholas Hytner Writer/s Alan Bennet Starring Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent, Richard Griffiths, Francis de la Tour, James Corden Source of story Real events, recorded by Alan Bennet as a book and a play Elevator Pitch Shortly after Alan Bennet moves into a substantial house in Camden … Continue reading

Brooklyn (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A Director John Crowley Writer/s Nick Hornby Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleason, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Source of story Novel by Colm Toibin Elevator Pitch It is 1952. A young woman from the Irish backwoods emigrates to New York where she finds a new life and a husband, but is … Continue reading

Hot Fuzz

Released 2007 Rating 15 in UK Director Edgar Wright Writer/s Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Timothy Dalton, Jim Broadbent, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Billie Whitelaw, Bill Bailey, Paddy Considine, Rafe Spall, Kevin Eldon, Olivia Colman plus many cameos by well known actors including Kate Blanchett who is uncredited. Source of story … Continue reading

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