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Paul Bettany

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Priest (2011)

Duration 1h 27m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A graphic novel authored by Min-Woo Hyung Director Scott Stewart Writers/Script Cory Goodman Starring Paul Bettany, Maggie Q, Karl Urban, Lily Collins,  Christopher Plummer Elevator Pitch: After generations of war between humans and vampires, which are fanged but faceless monsters, assisted by weird but human familiars, … Continue reading

Captain America 3: Civil War (2016)

Elevator Pitch When Captain America and others are in Lagos, preventing a biological pandemic, innocent bystanders are killed, which results in over 100 countries coming together to limit the activities of the superheroes . Cap and others wish to remain independent while Iron Man, War Machine and friends want to go along with the new … Continue reading

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The previous films and what is described as “The Extremis” story arc by Warren Ellis, illustrated by Adi Gravov. Marvel Comics characters by Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. Writers/Script Drew Pearce, Shane Black Additional Info Shane Black possibly best known as the … Continue reading

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The Marvel Comics Iron Man character, and specifically a story “Demon in a Bottle” or possibly “Armor Wars II”. Writers/Script Justin Theroux Additional Info The Marevel Comic guys are named as Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. Director Jon Favreau Starring Robert Downey … Continue reading

Iron Man 1 (2008)

Duration 2h 6m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Marvel comic developed by Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby Writers/Script Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway Additional Info This was the first “Marvel Studios” film, prior to this they had sold their characters to mainstream studios. Director Jon Favreau Starring … Continue reading

Legion (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Peter Schink, Scott Stewart Additional Info None Director Scott Stewart Starring Paul Bettany, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S Dutton, Kevin Durand, Kate Walsh, Dennis Quaid Elevator Pitch Some down at the heel locals and a group of travellers are … Continue reading

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Duration 2h 29m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A book of the same name by Dan Brown Writer/s Script Akiva Goldsman Director Ron Howard Starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellan, Jean Reno, Paul Bettany, Alfred Molina Elevator Pitch When the curator of the Louvre is killed and his body disfigured by a symbol, … Continue reading

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The books of Patrick O’Brien Writer/s Script Peter Weir, John Collee Director Peter Weir Starring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Lee Ingleby, David Threlfall, Billy Boyd Elevator Pitch HMS Surprise has the task of tracking and capturing the French privateer Acheron, which is on its way to … Continue reading

Mortdecai (2015)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A series of books by Kyril Bonfiglioli Writer/s Script Eric Aronson Director David Koepp Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Whitehouse Elevator Pitch A debonair art dealer and man about town, who has a tough protective manservant and … 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

A Knight’s Tale

Released 2001 Rating PG in UK Director Brian Helgeland Writer/s Brian Helgeland Starring Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, James Purefoy, Christopher Cazenove Source of story An original screenplay – but I think the director had seen one of those medieval tournaments put on by a group … Continue reading

The Tourist

Released 2010 Rating 12A in UK Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Writer/s Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, Julian Fellows Starring Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A woman who is under surveilance, selects a man at random on a train to be a decoy, … Continue reading

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