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The Zero Theorem (2013)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Terry Gilliam Writers/Script Pat Rushin, Terry Gilliam Starring Christopher Waltz, Gwendoline Christie, Rupert Friend, David Thewlis, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Ben Wishaw, Mélanie Thierry, Matt Damon, Lucas Hedges, Tilda Swinton, Elevator Pitch: Qohen Leth is a computer programmer who spends most of his time … Continue reading

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Duration 2h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An idea developed from some anecdotal tales of brothers being killed in combat. Director Steven Spielberg Writers/Script Robert Rodet Starring Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, Adam Goldberg, Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Jeremy davies, Matt Damon, Ted Danson, Paul Giamatti, Dennis Farina, Bryan Cranston … Continue reading

Thor: Ragnarök (2017)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Apparently elements of the Marvel story “Planet Hulk” by Greg Pak, Walter Simonson, Carlo Pagalayan. Director Taika Waititi Writers/Script Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, Christopher L. Yost Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum,  Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins, Sam … Continue reading

Le Mans ’66 (2019)

Duration 2h 32m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Based on real events Director James Mangold Writers/Script Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller Starring Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Noah Jupe, Tracy Letts, Elevator Pitch: When Henry Ford II tries to buy Ferrari and is instead insulted by Enzo he decides to take on … Continue reading

Jason Bourne (2016)

Elevator Pitch Nicky Parsons, working for an environmental group, hacks into the CIA database and finds stuff about the origins of Treadstone, and as a result contacts Bourne who has been living off the grid as a bare nuckle fighter They meet in Athens, but the new head of cyber ops in the CIA detects … Continue reading

True Grit (2010)

Elevator Pitch. When the father of a girl is killed by an outlaw she determines to hunt him down with the help of Deputy Marshall “Rooster” Cogburn; the murderer, who it seems has disappeared into the badlands with an outlaw gang, is also being hunted by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf for killing a senator, and so … Continue reading

The Monuments Men (2014)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Real events and a book by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter Director George Clooney Writers/Script George Clooney, Grant Heslov Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balaban, Miles Jupp Elevator Pitch Towards the end of WWII … Continue reading

Suburbicon (2017)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, George Clooney, Grant Heslov Additional Info This originally written by the Coens in 1986 shortly after “Blood Simple”, and steps taken to film it starring George Clooney in 2005. Director George Clooney Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Glenn … Continue reading

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A riff on the previous outings of the gang Writer/s Script Brian Koppelman, David Levien Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Elliot Gould, Al Pacino, Don Cheadle, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Eddie Izzard, Ellen Barkin, Julian Sands, Andy Garcia … Continue reading

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The remade Ocean’s Eleven Writer/s Script George Nolfi Director Steven Soderbergh Starring Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Carl Reiner, Elliot Gould, Robbie Coltrain, Vincent Cassel, Eddie Izzard Elevator Pitch Terry Benedict, the … Continue reading

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Released 2001 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The 1960 film of the same name starring Frank Sinatra Writer/s Script Ted Griffin Writer/s Story George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell (1960) Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Elliot Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner … Continue reading

The Bourne Ultimatum (Bourne 3)

Released 2007 Rating 12A in UK Director Paul Greengrass Writer/s Tony Gilroy, Scott Z Burns, George Nolfi Starring Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, David Strathairn, Paddy Considine, Joan Allen Source of story Book by Robert Ludlum Elevator Pitch Bourne is on the case again when he is named in a Guardian article, requiring him to visit … Continue reading

The Bourne Supremacy (Bourne 2)

Released 2004 Rating 12A in UK Director Paul Greengrass Writer/s Tony Gilroy Starring Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Joan Allen, Brian Cox Source of story Novel by Robert Ludlum (more or less) Elevator Pitch Bourne finds himself a target of a KGB killer, and is forced to come out of hiding once more to attempt to … Continue reading

The Bourne Identity (Bourne 1)

Released 2002 Rating 12A Director Doug Liman Writer/s Tony Gilroy, W.Blake Herron Starring Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper, Brian Cox Source of story Loosely based on the book of the same name by Robert Ludlum Elevator Pitch A fishing boat picks up a man from the sea who is injured and suffering from amnesia. … Continue reading

Interstellar (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 12A Director Christopher Nolan Writer/s Jonathan & Christopher Nolan Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Matt Damon Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch As the inhabitants of earth grapple with climate change and crop failures, NASA recruits some old stagers to take a space ship through a … Continue reading

Syriana

Released 2005 Rating 15 in UK Director Stephen Gaghan Writer/s Stephen Gaghan Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Mazhar Munir, Christopher Plummer, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet, William Hurt, Mark Strong. Source of story Book by Robert Baer Elevator Pitch A multi-stranded tale involving the US oil industry, the CIA and middle eastern potentates. There … Continue reading

Green Zone

Released 2010 Rating 15 in UK Director Paul Greengrass Writer/s Brian Helgeland Starring Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Jason Isaacs (hello to) Source of story Book by Rajiv Chandresekaran Elevator Pitch A warrant officer leading a team of US soldiers looking for WMD in Baghdad, but failing to find any, becomes involved … Continue reading

The Martian (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Drew Goddard Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Source of story A book by Andy Weir Elevator Pitch During an expedition to Mars a storm causes the explorers to depart, leaving one member of … Continue reading

The Adjustment Bureau

Released 2011 Rating  12A in UK Director George Nolfi Writer/s George Nolfi Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp, Anthony Mackie Source of story A short story by Phillip K Dick Elevator Pitch A potential US senator who may be even more goes a bit off the rails, so a group of mysterious men arrange … Continue reading

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