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Jon Favreau

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The Identity Thief (2013)

Elevator Pitch. A hedge fund financial officer in Denver has his identity stolen by a confidence trickster in Florida who maxes out his credit cards and clears his bank account. He is also arrested but the police find that the person they are after is a woman, and release him. He determines that the only … Continue reading

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Duration 3h (or 2h 40m) Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book by Jordan Belfort Writers/Script Terence Winter Additional Info Terence Winter scripted many episodes of The Sopranos. I saw this first at a matinee in Madrid. Every seat in the screen was taken. The producers Red Granite Pictures have recently been required to … Continue reading

Term Life (2016)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A graphic novel of the same name by Andy Lieberman and Nick Thornborrow Writers/Script Andy Lieberman Additional Info The title is taken from the fact that the guy has taken out an insurance policy on his life with his daughter as benificiary. Director Peter Billingsley Starring … Continue reading

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The previous films and what is described as “The Extremis” story arc by Warren Ellis, illustrated by Adi Gravov. Marvel Comics characters by Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. Writers/Script Drew Pearce, Shane Black Additional Info Shane Black possibly best known as the … Continue reading

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The Marvel Comics Iron Man character, and specifically a story “Demon in a Bottle” or possibly “Armor Wars II”. Writers/Script Justin Theroux Additional Info The Marevel Comic guys are named as Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. Director Jon Favreau Starring Robert Downey … Continue reading

Daredevil (2003)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A Marvel comic character Writers/Script Mark Steven Johnson Additional Info There is so much information on IMDb Trivia that I tired of it with hundreds of items to go. But this is where Ben Afleck and Jennifer Garner met. Director Mark Steven Johnson Starring Ben Affleck, … Continue reading

Couples Retreat (2009)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Dana Fox Director Peter Billingsley Starring Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Faison Love, Jon Favreau, Malin Ackerman, Kristen Bell, Kristen Davis, Kali Hawk, Jean Reno, Ken Jeong Elevator Pitch A couple whose marriage is in trouble convince their … Continue reading

Chef

Released 2014 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Jon Favreau Director Jon Favreau Starring Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergana, Robert Downey Jr Elevator Pitch A renowned chef, whose marriage has failed and whose relationship with his son has been destroyed by his work, … Continue reading

Jungle Book

Released 2016 Rating PG in UK Director Jon Favreau Writer/s Justin Marks Starring Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson Source of story The Book by Rudyard Kipling – and the 1967 cartoon. Elevator Pitch A young boy is left alone in the jungle and becomes a cub in a pack of … Continue reading

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