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Mercury Rising (1998)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book “Simple Simon” by Ryne Douglas Pearson Writers/Script Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal Additional Info Alec Baldwin only appeared in this because of contractual obligations. When did he do anything else, we might ask. Director Harold Becker Starring Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Miko Hughes, Kim Dickens, … Continue reading

Moon (2009)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Nathan Parker Additional Info The story developed by the director, apparently with Sam Rockwell in mind. Director Duncan Jones Starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Benedict Wong Elevator Pitch In a world post petroleum a company mines an energy source on the moon … Continue reading

Marauders (2016)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Michael Cody, Chris Sivertson Additional Info No-one has said much about this film. By movie production standards it did not cost much, but was a financial disaster anyway. Director Steven C Miller Starring Bruce Willis, Christopher Meloni, Dave Bautista, Adrian Grenier Elevator … Continue reading

MOLLY’S GAME (2018 in Spain)

Duration 2h 20m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book: Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker by Molly Bloom Writers/Script Aaron Sorkin Additional Info Apparently real poker players were used in the film as extras and were paid $90 per … Continue reading

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Duration 1h 54m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Agatha Christie Writers/Script Michael Green Additional Info The story was filmed in 1974 and presented as a TV film in 2001 and 2010 Director Kenneth Branagh Starring Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp, Derek Jacobi, … Continue reading

Man Up (2015)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Tess Morris Additional Info Lake Bell is an American actress well known for a number of sitcoms. Director Ben Palmer Starring Lake Bell, Ophelia Lovibond, Simon Pegg, Ken Stott, Harriet Walter, Rory Kinnear, Olivia Williams Elevator Pitch A thirty something year … Continue reading

Metro (1997)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Randy Feldman Director Thomas Carter Starring Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Carmen Ejogo, Michael Wincott Elevator Pitch A San Francisco policeman, who is a top negotiator, chases and captures a violent jewel thief, aided by his new partner a former military sniper. … Continue reading

Mr & Mrs Smith (2005)

Duration 2h Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay – but said by some to be an update of True Lies Writer/s Script Simon Kinberg Director Doug Liman Starring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington, Michelle Monaghan Elevator Pitch Mr and Mrs Smith live in a luxury suburban house … Continue reading

Meet Dave (2008)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay developed by some guys who usually contribute to an American SF channel. Writer/s Script Rob Greenberg, Bill Corbett Director Brian Robbins Starring Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Scott Caan, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart Elevator Pitch An alien planet sends a probe to earth to … Continue reading

Maudie (2017 in Spain)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story “Inspired by” real events, although there has been a book and a stage play about the woman. Writer/s Script Sherry White Director Aisling Walsh Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett Elevator Pitch An itinerant fisherman who lives in a shack miles … Continue reading

Miss Sloane (2017 in Spain)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jonathan Perera Director John Madden Starring Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christine Baranski, John Lithgow, Mark Strong, Sam Waterston Elevator Pitch An influencial DC lobbyist joins a company promoting a bill to restrict the purchase of automatic weapons, while her … Continue reading

Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol (2011)

Duration 2h 31m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The original TV series by Bruce Geller and the previous movies Writer/s Script Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec Director Brad Bird Starring Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Michael Nyqvist, Lea Seydoux, Tom Wilkinson Elevator Pitch A villain obtains the launch codes for the Russian … Continue reading

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