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Liam Neeson

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Unknown (2011)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A novel translated into English as “Out of my head” by Didier Van Cauwelaert Director Jaume Collet-Serra Writers/Script Oliver Butcher, Stephen Cornwell Starring Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aiden Quinn, Bruno Ganz, Frank Langella, Elavator Pitch: Dr Martin Harris (We’ll call him “Harris 1”) is … Continue reading

The Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Elevator Pitch. In 1184 a young blacksmith, Balian, finds that he is the illegitimate son of a crusader knight, and joins his band on its way to Jerusalem. In a minor skirmish the knight is killed but Balian carries on to Jerusalem, where he joins the court and restores the lands he has inherited. The … Continue reading

Widows (2018)

Elevator Pitch A group of robbers are killed in a firefight and explosion with the proceeds of their crime. As a result the victim, who turns out to be a crime lord goes to the widow of the gang leader to ask, with menaces, for his two million dollars back. The only means of dealing … Continue reading

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

Elevator Pitch Albert, a sheep farmer out west in 1882 still lives with his parents, and is going out with the local belle, but she dumps him for the owner of the town’s moustache accessory shop and as a result he considers leaving for San Francisco. He changes his mind when be begins to fall … Continue reading

Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace (1999)

Elevator Pitch. A couple of Jedi are sent to help the queen of Naboo whose planet is under seige by the Trade Federation, and with some difficulty they escape in her transport which is forced to land on the planet of Tatooine so that they can purchase spare parts; there they gain the assistance of … Continue reading

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by maritime author and former US Naval officer Peter Huchthausen (died 2008) Writers/Script Christopher Kyle (story Louis Nowra) Additional Info A real former Russian submarine was used for the film, and at one point another submarine was actually required to … Continue reading

Non-Stop (2014)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script John W Richardson, Christopher Roach, Ryan Engle Additional Info John W Richardson and Christopher Roach are credited with story. Director Jaume Collet-Serra Starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery, Linus Roache Elevator Pitch A troubled US Air Marshal who is … 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

Wrath of the Titans (2012)

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The previous outing, Clash of the Titans which was in turn based on a 1981 film scripted by Beverley Cross Writer/s Script Dan Mazeau, David Leslie Johnson Writer/s Story Greg Berlanti, David Leslie Johnson, Dan Mazeau Director Jonathan Liebesman Starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Edgar … Continue reading

Batman Begins (6)

Released 2005 Rating 12 in UK Director Christopher Nolan Writer/s David S Goyer, Christopher Nolan Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Morgan Freeman, Ken Watanabe Source of story A DC comics character – mostly said to be “Batman:Year One” Elevator Pitch Batman uses the resources of … Continue reading

Battleship

Released 2012 Rating 12A Director Peter Berg Writer/s Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber Starring Taylor Kitsch, Rihanna, Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgard, Source of story Amazingly – the Hasbro game of the same name Elevator Pitch Alien invaders in five space craft attack earth when their planet is contacted by Hawaian scientists. Their sophisticated sea craft battle … Continue reading

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