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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Duration 1h 59m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story An original screenplay Director Antoine Fuqua Writers/Script Creighton Rothenberger. Katrin Benedikt Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Cole Hauser, Keong Sim, Robert Forster, Ashley Judd, Radha Mitchell, Dylan McDermott, Rick Yune,  Ratings IMDb: 6.5 by 266k people.  Rotten … Continue reading

Last Vegas (2013)

Duration 1h 45m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Most countries variations on 12 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jon Turteltaub Writers/Script Dan Fogelman Starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Nero, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen, Bre Blair, Curtis Jackson, April Billingsley Ratings IMDb:  6.6 by 127,279 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 46% by 146 reviewers. Elevator … Continue reading

Batman 7: The Dark Knight (2008)

Duration 2h 32m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The characters developed by Bob Kane in the DC comics, and a relationship with the first Christopher Nolan film. Director Christopher Nolan Writers/Script Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan (Story Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer) Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, … Continue reading

Lucy (2014)

Elevator Pitch: Lucy, a student studying in Taipei, is persuaded by a doubtful young man to deliver a shiny metal briefcase to a businessman in the penthouse of a hotel, which when opened contains four packs of a christaline drug. She is assaulted by armed men and wakes up with a sewn up incision in her … Continue reading

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Duration 2h 22m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A Stephen King novella “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption”. Writers/Script Frank Darabont Additional Info The Director of Photography was Roger Deakins. He has done some stuff – most recently Blade Runner 2049. Director Frank Darabont Starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Clancy Brown, James Whitmore … Continue reading

Oblivion (2013)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A graphic novel by Joseph Kosinski – actually never published but used to pitch the film to the studios Writers/Script Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt Additional Info A lot of work was put into the glass tower habitat used by the technician and his controller and it … Continue reading

RED (2010)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A DC Comics graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner Writers/Script Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber Additional Info RED is supposed to stand for Retired and Extremely Dangerous Director Robert Schwentke Starring Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Rebecca Pidgeon, Morgan Freeman, Ernest Borgnine, John Malkovich, … Continue reading

Feast of Love (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Charles Baxter Writer/s Script Allison Burnett Director Robert Benton Starring Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear, Radha Mitchell, Billy Burke, Selma Blair, Alexa Davalos, Toby Hemingway, Jane Alexander, Fred Ward Elevator Pitch A college professor on sabatical spends time in the local … Continue reading

Momentum (2015)

Released 2015 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Adam Marcus, Debra Sullivan Director Stephen S Campanelli Starring Olga Kurylenko, James Purfoy, Morgan Freeman, Jenna Saras, Lee-Anne Summers Elevator Pitch A high tech safe deposit box robbery of a trove of diamonds also includes an incriminating flash drive, forcing the robbers, … Continue reading

Batman 8: The Dark Knight Rises

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story DC Comics and directly the previous Batman films Writer/s Script Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan Writer/s Story Christopher Nolan, David S Goyer, Bob Kane (characters) Director Christopher Nolan Starring Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine Elevator Pitch Years … Continue reading

Transcendence

Released 2014 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jack Paglen Director Wally Pfister Starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, Cole Hauser, Morgan Freeman Elevator Pitch In an alternative present a number of organisations are working on artificial intelligence, and a terrorist cell is working against … Continue reading

Gone Baby Gone

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane Writer/s script Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard Director Ben Affleck Starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, John Ashton, Amy Ryan, Amy Madigan, Elevator Pitch A couple of young private detectives in Boston are hired to find a … Continue reading

Last Knights (2015)

Released 2015 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay, based on the Japanese legend of the 47 ronin Writer/s script Michael Konyves, Dave Sussman Director Kazuaki Kiriya Starring Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Cliff Curtis, Dave Legeno, Michael Lombardi and an international cast. Elevator Pitch When the leader of a warrior clan crosses the … Continue reading

Batman Begins (6)

Released 2005 Rating 12 in UK Director Christopher Nolan Writer/s David S Goyer, Christopher Nolan Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Morgan Freeman, Ken Watanabe Source of story A DC comics character – mostly said to be “Batman:Year One” Elevator Pitch Batman uses the resources of … Continue reading

Evan Almighty

Released 2007 Rating PG Director Tom Shadyac Writer/s Steve Oedekerk and others Starring Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman Source of story In some respects a sequel to “Bruce Almighty” Elevator Pitch A congressman is persuaded by God to start to build an ark on a collection of vacant building lots in Virginia, … Continue reading

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Antoine Fuqua Writer/s Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett Source of story Original Screenplay Elevator Pitch The White House is taken over by a bunch of terrorists and the president captured, but they have not reckoned with Mike Banning a former … Continue reading

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