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Jonah Hill

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Sausage Party (2016)

Elevator Pitch. In Shopwell’s Grocery Store the products for sale start their day with an energising song and dance routine and then wait for the “Gods” to select them and take them to “The Great Beyond”. But when a jar of honey mustard is returned it brings news of carnage and distress rather than eternal … 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

Get Him to the Greek (2010)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay using a character first seen in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”. Writers/Script Nicolas Stroller and Jason Segal (characters) Additional Info “The Greek” is the Greek Theatre a 5800 seat open air music venue in Los Angeles . Director Nicholas Stoller Starring Russell Brand, Rose Byrne, … Continue reading

Django Unchained (2012)

Duration 2h 45m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Said to relate to the 1966 film Django Writer/s Script Quentin Tarantino Director Quentin Tarantino Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson, Walton Goggins, Don Johnson, Bruce Dern, Jonah Hill Elevator Pitch Two years before the civil war a dentist turned … Continue reading

Night in the Museum 2 (2009)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The first “Night in the Museum” Writer/s Script Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Writer/s Story Characters: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Director Shawn Levy Starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest, Alain Chabat, StevenCoogan, Ricky Gervais, Bill Hader, Jonah Hill Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Knocked Up (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A not very original screenplay (in my view and that of a couple of authors) Writer/s Script Judd Apatow Director Judd Apatow Starring Seth Rogan, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Harold Ramis, Alan Tudyk, Kristen Wiig and some celebrities Elevator … Continue reading

Click

Released 2006 Rating 12A in UK Director Frank Coraci Writer/s Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe Starring Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff, Henry Winkler, Julie Kavner, Jonah Hill Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An architect obsessed with his work to the detriment of his family life, is gifted with a remote … Continue reading

21 Jump Street

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Writer/s Michael Bacall, Jonah Hill Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson Source of story A 1980s TV show Elevator Pitch After failing as bicycle policement two inept young cops are sent under cover into a high school where drugs are being … Continue reading

Hail Caesar

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director The Coens Writer/s The Coens Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Feinnes, Alden Ehrenreich, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Francis McDormand, Jonah Hill, Michael Gambon Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In 1951 the Manager of Capitol Pictures in LA tries to keep the lid … Continue reading

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