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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

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The books of Patrick O’Brien Writer/s Script Peter Weir, John Collee Director Peter Weir Starring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Lee Ingleby, David Threlfall, Billy Boyd Elevator Pitch HMS Surprise has the task of tracking and capturing the French privateer Acheron, which is on its way to … Continue reading

Mortdecai (2015)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A series of books by Kyril Bonfiglioli Writer/s Script Eric Aronson Director David Koepp Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Whitehouse Elevator Pitch A debonair art dealer and man about town, who has a tough protective manservant and … Continue reading

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

Released 2005 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A continuation of the Miss Congeniality story Writer/s Script Marc Lawrence Writer/s Story Characters – Marc Lawrence, Katie Ford, Caryn Lucas Director John Pasquin Starring Sandra Bullock, Regina King, Enrique Murciano, William Shatner, Ernie Hudson, Heather Burns, Treat Williams Elevator Pitch Gracie has written a book and … Continue reading

The Matrix Reloaded

Released 2003 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The first film, and although not acknowledged a number of early SF stories. Writer/s Script The Wachowskis Writer/s Story The Wachowskis Director The Wachowskis Starring Monica Bellucci, Lawrence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Plinkett-Smith, Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving Elevator Pitch In the far future machines are using humans … Continue reading

Momentum

Released 2015 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Adam Marcus, Debra Sullivan Director Stephen S Campanelli Starring Olga Kurylenko, James Purfoy, Morgan Freeman, Jenna Saras, Lee-Anne Summers Elevator Pitch A high tech safe deposit box robbery of a trove of diamonds also includes an incriminating flash drive, forcing the robbers, … Continue reading

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