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Matthew McConaughey

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The Gentlemen (2020)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A collection of scenes from other movies pretending to be an original screenplay. Director Guy Richie Writers/Script Guy Richie (Story Guy Richie, Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies) Starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding, Tom Wu, Hugh Grant, Eddie Marsan, Samuel … Continue reading

U-571 (2000)

Elevator Pitch. In 1942 American intelligence intercepts a message from a German submarine which is disabled on the surface in the Atlantic. The Kriegsmarine dispatch a supply sub with spares and expertise, and so the US navy disguise a submarine as this vessel and send it out to capture the damaged sub together with its … Continue reading

Fool’s Gold (2008)

Elevator Pitch. An adventurer, obsessed with a search for Spanish treasure in the Bahamas finds himself divorced, his now former wife having taken a job as steward on a rich Brit’s yacht, but during his last dive, when his boat was sunk he found evidence of the sunken gallion he has been seeking, and convinces … Continue reading

Contact (1997)

Duration 2h 30m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel of the same name. Director Robert Zemeckis Writers/Script James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg (story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan) Starring David Morse, Jodie Foster, William Fichtner, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, James Woods, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jake Busey, … 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

The Paperboy (2012)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel, of the same name by Peter Dexter Writers/Script Peter Dexter, Lee Daniels Additional Info It is worth bearing in mind that MM’s character is gay. It is said by some that the film got a standing ovation at Cannes, but others have said that … Continue reading

The Dark Tower (2017)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Apparently eight Stephen King novels of the same name Writer/s Script Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner, Anders Thomas Jensen, Nikolaj Arcel Director Nikolaj Arcel Starring Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Tom Taylor, Jackie Earle Haley, Katheryn Winnick Elevator Pitch The Dark Tower stands at the centre of the … Continue reading

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

Released 2009 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens Writer/s Script Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Director Mark Waters Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Michael Douglas, Breckin Meyer, Lacey Chabert, Robert Forster, Anne Archer, Emma Stone Elevator Pitch A celebrated fashion photographer and serial womaniser is a guest at his brother’s … Continue reading

Mud

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jeff Nicholls Director Jeff Nicholls Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Joe Don Baker Elevator Pitch Two boys with a small boat at their disposal, find a cabin cruiser stranded in the branches of a … Continue reading

Tropic Thunder

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller, Etan Cohen Writer/s story Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux Director Ben Stiller Starring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr, Jack Black, Brandon T Jackson, Steve Coogan, Bill Hader, Nick Nolte, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Cruise Elevator Pitch When filming of an … Continue reading

The Wedding Planner

Released 2001 Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Pamela Falk, Michael Ellis Writer/s Story Director Adam Shankman Starring Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Justin Chambers, Judy Greer Elevator Pitch When a wedding planner breaks the rules and falls for the potential groom she is forced to decide on her … Continue reading

Kubo and the Two Strings

Released 2016 Rating PG Director Travis Knight Writer/s Marx Haimes, Chris Butler, Shannon Tindle Starring The voices of Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In ancient Japan a boy with some magical powers goes on a quest for his father’s armour and a legendary sword, guided by … 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

Failure to Launch

Released 2006 Rating 12A in UK Director Tom Dey Writer/s Tom J Astle, Matt Ember Starring Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Kathy Bates, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple hire a young woman who guarantees to get their thirty something son to leave home, but things go … Continue reading

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