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The Outsider (2002)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (USA) R Source of story A book of the same name by Penelope Williamson (Known for her romantic fiction) Writer/s Script Jenny Wingfield Director Randa Haines Starring Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith Carradine, David Carradine Elevator Pitch A young widow in a strict religious community, whose husband has been killed by … Continue reading

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A riff on the previous outings of the gang Writer/s Script Brian Koppelman, David Levien Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Elliot Gould, Al Pacino, Don Cheadle, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Eddie Izzard, Ellen Barkin, Julian Sands, Andy Garcia … Continue reading

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The remade Ocean’s Eleven Writer/s Script George Nolfi Director Steven Soderbergh Starring Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Carl Reiner, Elliot Gould, Robbie Coltrain, Vincent Cassel, Eddie Izzard Elevator Pitch Terry Benedict, the … Continue reading

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Released 2001 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The 1960 film of the same name starring Frank Sinatra Writer/s Script Ted Griffin Writer/s Story George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell (1960) Director Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Elliot Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner … Continue reading

Old Boy

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A South Korean film similarly named and apparently a manga comic. Writer/s Script Mark Protosevich Writer/s Story Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegisha (the manga comic) Director Spike Lee Starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Imperioli Elevator Pitch An alcoholic marketing executive is imprisoned … Continue reading

An Officer and a Gentleman

Released 1982 Rating 15 in UK Director Taylor Hackford Writer/s Douglas Day Stewart Starring Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gusset Jr, David Caruso Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A group of young men and women enrol in Navy flight school training during which some of them take up with the young women … Continue reading

Only Lovers Left Alive

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Jim Jarmusch Writer/s Jim Jarmusch, Marion Bessay Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yeltsin, Jeffrey Wright, John Hurt Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple get together after time apart, she from Tangier, he in Detroit. They are vampires living in the 21st … Continue reading

Old School

Released 2003 Rating 15 in UK Director Todd Phillips Writer/s Court Crandall, Todd Phillips, Scott Armstrong Starring Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Ellen Pompeo, Jeremy Piven, Juliette Lewis, Seann William Scott, Simon Helberg, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Three friends end up living together for a number of reasons, but the … Continue reading

The Orphan

Released 2009 Rating 15 in UK Director Jaume Collet-Serra Writer/s David Johnson Starring Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch A family whose third child is a stillbirth decide to adopt, and are charmed by a nine year old girl they find in an orphanage – but she is … Continue reading

Olympus Has Fallen

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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