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Michael Sheen

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The Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Elevator Pitch. In 1184 a young blacksmith, Balian, finds that he is the illegitimate son of a crusader knight, and joins his band on its way to Jerusalem. In a minor skirmish the knight is killed but Balian carries on to Jerusalem, where he joins the court and restores the lands he has inherited. The … Continue reading

Timeline (2003)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Michael Crichton Writers/Script Jeff Maguire, George Nolfi Additional Info The finished movie was recut several time by the director on the instructions of the studio. Michael Crichton disliked it so much that he never allowed any more of his … Continue reading

Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The book of the same name by Thomas Hardy Writers/Script David Nicholls Additional Info Apparently the book was intended to shock Victoria readers with veiled sexual references – not really evident in the version, which is the fourth to be brought to the screen. Director Thomas … Continue reading

Tron: Legacy (2010)

Duration 2h 5m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The original Tron from 1982 Writer/s Script Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz Writer/s Story Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Brian klugman, Lee Sternthal plus Steven Lisberger and Bonny MacBird (characters) Director Joseph Kosinski Starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Sheen, Cillian Murphy Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Norman (2017)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Joseph Cedar Director Joseph Cedar Starring Richard Gere, Loir Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi,   Hank Azaria, Harris Yulin Elevator Pitch The film subtitle is, “The moderate rise and tragic fall of a New York fixer”. So … Continue reading

The Four Feathers (2002)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book by A.E.W. Mason (1865 to 1948) and maybe one or other of the previous versions of the story. Writer/s Script Michael Schiffer, Hossein Amini Director Shekhar Kapur Starring Wes Bentley, James Cosmo, Djimon Hounsou, Kate Hudson, Alex Jennings, Heath Ledger, Kris Marshall, Rupert Penry-Jones, … Continue reading

Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first Underworld film Writer/s Script Danny McBride Writer/s Story Len Wiseman, Danny McBride, Kevin Grevioux Director Len Wiseman Starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen Elevator Pitch Selene, the super vampire, and Michael the Lycan/vampire hybrid are trying … Continue reading

Passengers (2017 in Spain)

Released 2016 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Jon Spaihts Director Morten Tyldum Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne Elevator Pitch An intergalactic spacecraft on a 120 year journey with 5000 passengers and 200 crew in stasis hits a meteor shower with 90 years to go and … Continue reading

Nocturnal Animals

Released 2016 Rating 15 in UK Director Tom Ford Writer/s Tom Ford Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor- Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Michael Sheen Source of story A book “Tony and Susan” by Austin Wright (died 2003) Elevator Pitch A rich LA gallery owner, whose husband is cheating on … Continue reading

Underworld (3): Rise of the Lycans

Released 2009 Rating 18 in UK Director Patrick Tatopoulos Writer/s Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman and others Starring Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra Source of story The previous two Underworld stories Elevator Pitch There was a time in the distant past when the vampires used the lycans as slaves in their dark citadel, but then … Continue reading

Underworld (1)

Released 2003 Rating 15 in UK Director Len Wiseman Writer/s Danny McBride Starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Scott Speedman. Source of story An original screenplay – to be followed by sequels, although it was claimed by White Wolf Inc that it was based on one of their published short stories. Elevator Pitch Not … Continue reading

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