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John Landis

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Burke and Hare (2010)

Duration 1h 31m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, South Korea: 18  Source of story A version of the lives of the real Edinburgh criminals Burke and Hare Director John Landis Writers/Script Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft,  Starring Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Curry, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Jessica Hynes, David Hayman, Christopher Lee, Ronnie Corbett, Reece … Continue reading

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Duration 1h 41m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG, South Africa: 10  Source of story The original 1960s TV show, which is the origin of three of the four stories. Director John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, George Miller Writers/Script John Landis, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Melissa Matheson, Jerome Boxiby, Rod Serling,  Robert Garland, Starring Dan … Continue reading

Coming to America (1988)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screen play Writer/s Script David Sheffield, Barry W Blaustein Writer/s Story Eddie Murphy – although the producers were sued by Art Buchwald who claimed that it was a rehash of a script which had been optioned by Paramount. He won. Director John Landis Starring … Continue reading

Trading Places

Released 1983 Rating 15 in UK Director John Landis Writer/s Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod Starring Dan Akroyd, Eddie Murphy, Don Ameche, Jamie Lee Curtis, Denholm Elliott, Ralph Bellamy, Frank Oz, James Belushi Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch At the whim of a couple of financiers a homeless man and a young businessman … Continue reading

The Blues Brothers

Released 1980 Rating 15 in UK Director John Landis Writer/s Dan Aykroyd, John Landis Starring John Belushi, Dan Ackroyd, Carrie Fisher and a host of singers Source of story The Blues Brothers were apparently Saturday Live characters Elevator Pitch When one of the brothers is released from jail they go on a mission to collect … Continue reading

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