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Melissa McCarthy

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This is 40 (2012)

Duration 2h 14m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Two characters who made minor appearances in “Knocked Up”. Director Judd Apatow Writers/Script Judd Apatow Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow, Jason Segal, Megan Fox, Charlyne Yi, Chris O’Dowd, Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks,John Lithgow, Tatum O’Neal, Melissa McCarthy, Bill Hader Elevator Pitch: Debbie … Continue reading

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2019 in Spain)

Elevator Pitch. A celebrity biographer who has fallen on hard times is harrassed by her landlord, can’t get the vet to look at her cat, and is lectured by her agent, but due to a chance discovery of a couple of letters while researching Fanny Brice, which she is able to sell, one of them … Continue reading

The Identity Thief (2013)

Elevator Pitch. A hedge fund financial officer in Denver has his identity stolen by a confidence trickster in Florida who maxes out his credit cards and clears his bank account. He is also arrested but the police find that the person they are after is a woman, and release him. He determines that the only … Continue reading

The Hangover Part III (2013)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay using the characters from the previous Hangover movies. Writers/Script Todd Phillips, Craig Mazin (characters by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore) Additional Info The four main actors were apparently paid $15 million each maybe accounting for the stunning cost of the movie. Director Todd … Continue reading

St Vincent (2014)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Theodore Melfi Director Theodore Melfi Starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd, Jaeden Lieberher, Kimberly Quinn Elevator Pitch A Vietnam war veteran who leads a desolute existence, gambling, drinking and consorting with a Russian prostitute accidentally becomes a baby … Continue reading

Ghostbusters

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director Paul Feig Writer/s Paul Feig, Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig + cameos by the originals Source of story Ghostbusters I and II Elevator Pitch Malevolent spirits are invading Manhattan again but fortunately another group of paranormal scientists are on hand to combat them. However the mayor wants to … Continue reading

Life as We Know It

Released 2010 Rating 12A in UK Director Greg Berlanti Writer/s Ian Deitchman, Kristin Rusk Robinson Starring Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Josh Lucas, Sarah Burns, Melissa McCarthy Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch When a married couple are killed in a road accident, two of their friends, one male one female, are named as … Continue reading

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