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Blood Father (2016)

Duration 1h 28m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Most other countries: 16 Source of story Based on a novel of the same name by Peter Craig Director Jean-François Richet  Writers/Script Peter Craig, Andrea Berloff Starring Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macey, Miguel Sandoval, Dale Dickey,  Ratings IMDb: 6.4 by 58,661 … Continue reading

Ransom (1996)

Duration 2h 1m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 18, France: 12 Source of story Derived from a 1954 TV movie, which was repeated in 1955 and was followed by a film “Ransom!” starring Glen Ford in 1956. Director Ron Howard Writers/Script Richard Price, Alexander Ignon (story Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum) Starring Mel Gibson, Rene … Continue reading

We Were Soldiers (2002)

Duration 2h 23m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book “We Were Soldiers Once…And Young” by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway Director Randall Wallace Writers/Script Randall Wallace Starring Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Keri Russell, Barry Pepper, Clark Gregg, Elevator Pitch: In 1965 during the early stages … Continue reading

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The characters developed by Shane Black Director Richard Donner Writers/Script Jeffrey Boan, Robert Mark Kamen, Jeffrey Boan Starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Stuart Wilson, Delores Hall Elevator Pitch: Roger Murtaugh is due to retire, and so is being looked after by Riggs, … Continue reading

Lethal Weapon (1987)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Richard Donner Writers/Script Shane Black Starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan, Tom Atkins, Elevator Pitch: A suicidal ex special forces detective, Martin Riggs, is teamed up with a police lieutenant, Roger Murtaugh, appearing to be a meeting of opposites. … Continue reading

Maverick (1994)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The original 1950/60s TV series Director Richard Donner Writers/Script William Goldman (Roy Huggins – TV series) Starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Alfred Molina, James Coburn, Denver Pyle, Waylon Jennings, Doug McClure, Henry Darrow, Danny Glover, Margot Kidder Elevator Pitch: Bret Maverick, a gambler and … Continue reading

Mad Max (1979)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) X Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script James McCausland, George Miller (Story by George Miller, Byron Kennedy) Additional Info The movie was said to have cost $300,000 some of which was contributed by the director who had worked overtime in his original profesion as a doctor. Since by 1982 … Continue reading

Payback (1999)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A novel of the same name by Donald E Westlake Writer/s Script Brian Helgeland, Terry Hayes Director Brian Helgeland Starring Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer, Bill Duke, Deborah Kara Unger, John Glover, William Devane, Lucy Liu, Kris Kristofferson, Jame Coburn Elevator Pitch After … Continue reading

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Released 1981 Rating 15 in UK Director George Miller Writer/s George Miller Starring Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Source of story Mad Max 1 Elevator Pitch In post nuclear war Australia Max comes across a fortified community in the desert that has an oil well and a primitive refinery, but it is being besieged by a … Continue reading

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