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The Relic (1997)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child Writer/s Script Amy Holden Jones, John Raffo, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver Director Peter Hyams Starring Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, James Whitmore Elevator Pitch A box apparently containing nothing but leaves is … Continue reading

The Reader (2008)

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Bernhard Schlink (1995) Writer/s Script David Hare Director Stephen Daldry Starring Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Kate Winslet, Bruno Ganz Elevator Pitch A middle aged lawyer in Germany of 1995 looks back over his life, particularly at a teenage love affair … Continue reading

Rat Race (2001)

Released 2001 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story Apparently “It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World” from 1963 Writer/s Script Andy Breckman Director Jerry Zucker Starring Nick Schaffer, Cuba Gooding Jr, Seth Green, Vince Vieluf, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Lovitz, Rowan Atkinson, John Cleese, Amy Smart Elevator Pitch An eccentric casino owner encourages his high rollers … Continue reading

Redemption (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Steven Knight Director Steven Knight Starring Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong Elevator Pitch A former soldier, suffering from PTSD and living on the street accidentally finds himself given the opportunity of taking on another man’s identity and luxurious lifestyle. … Continue reading

RoboCop 2

Released 1990 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first film Writer/s Script Frank Miller, Walon Green, Writer/s Story Frank Miller + Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner (Characters) Director Irvin Kershner Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan, Dan O’Herlihy Elevator Pitch The villains, now manufacturing an addictive drug, are proving to be more … Continue reading

Robocop

Released 1987 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner Director Paul Verhoeven Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox, Dan OHerlihy Elevator Pitch In a crime ridden future Detroit policing is taken over by a financially motivated corporation, but their initial attempt to provide robot policing proves … Continue reading

Resident Evil: Retribution (5)

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The previous Alice outings, and originally a video game Writer/s script Paul W.S.Anderson Director Paul W.S.Anderson Starring Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Michelle Rodriguez, Bingbing Li, Oded Fehr, Colin Salmon Elevator Pitch Alice, or maybe a version of her, is released from an Umbrella Corporation cell into a … Continue reading

The Running Man

Released 1987 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Variously considered to be a novella by Stephen King (as Richard Bachman) or an earlier story by Robert Sheckley. Writer/s script Steven E. de Souza Director Paul Michael Glaser Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jesse Ventura, Mick Fleetwood, Richard Dawson Elevator Pitch In a … Continue reading

Resident Evil: Extinction (3)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A video game and more directly the previous outing Writer/s script Paul W.S.Anderson Director Russell Mulcahy Starring Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr, Ali Larter, Ian Glen Elevator Pitch Survivors from Racoon City are driving across the desert, trying to escape the T-Virus infected zombies, and Alice the super … Continue reading

Resident Evil (2): Apocalypse

Released 2004 Rating 15 in UK Director Alexander Witt Writer/s Paul W.S. Anderson Starring Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Eric Malbus, Iain Glen Source of story Originally the computer game, and the first film Elevator Pitch Alice is released by the Umbrella Corp into the T-Virus contaminated Racoon City where she and a small group of … Continue reading

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