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Richard Jenkins

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The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

Duration 1h 58m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, Spain:13, Netherlands: 12 Source of story A novel of the same name by John Updike Director George Miller (He of Mad Max) Writers/Script Michael Cristofer Starring Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarondon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Carel Struycken,  Ratings IMDb:  6.5 by 60,910 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 76% … Continue reading

Eat Pray Love (2010)

Duration 2h 13m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A book of the same name by Elizabeth Gilbert Director Ryan Murphy Writers/Script Ryan Murphy, Jennifer Salt Starring Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, Viola Davis, James Franco, Richard Jenkins, Javier Bardem, Elevator Pitch: Thirty-something journalist Elizabeth Gilbert gives up on an unsatisfactory marriage, and then on an … Continue reading

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story There is a lot of history, King Kong was originally a 1933 film written by Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper from which a book was written. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts Writers/Script Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly (story John Gatins) Starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, … Continue reading

Changing Lanes (2002)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Roger Michell Writers/Script Chap Taylor, Michael Tolkin Starring Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Collette, Sydney Pollack, Richard Jenkins, Amanda Peet, Kevin Sussman, William Hurt, Elevator Pitch: Doyle Gipson and Gavin Banek are on their way to different courts when they collide … Continue reading

Let Me In (2010)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The Swedish film “Let the Right One In” from the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lingquist Director Matt Reeves Writers/Script Matt Reeves (and th screnplay as above by John Ajvide Lingquist) Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas, Dylan Minnette … Continue reading

THE SHAPE OF WATER (2018 in Spain)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor Additional Info Vanessa Taylor is the writer of a number of Game of Thrones scripts. Director Guillermo del Toro Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones Elevator Pitch At the height … Continue reading

There’s Something About Mary (1998)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ed Decter, John J Strauss, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly Additional Info Cameron Diaz won several awards, the film is in several “Best Comedy” lists and it made a lot of money. Director Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Starring Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben … Continue reading

The Kingdom

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Matthew Michael Carnahan Director Peter Berg Starring Jamie Foxx. Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Jeremy Piven, Richard Jenkins, Kyle Chandler Elevator Pitch An American compound in Riyadh is attacked by terrorists disguised as police, and so an FBI team … Continue reading

Jack Reacher

Released 2012 Rating 16 in UK Director Christopher McQuarrie Writer/s Christopher McQuarrie Starring Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog, Robert Duvall Source of story A book “One Shot” by Lee Child Elevator Pitch A former military sniper is arrested for the random shooting of five people on a river bank, and … Continue reading

Killing Them Softly

Released 2012 Rating 18 in UK Director Andrew Dominik Writer/s Andrew Dominik Starring Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta Source of story A book by George V.Higgins Elevator Pitch After a pretty amateur stick-up of a mob financed poker game a hit man is tasked with identifying the protragonists … Continue reading

Absolute Power

Released 1997 Rating 15 in UK Director Clint Eastwood Writer/s William Goldman Starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Scott Glen, Richard Jenkins Source of story A book of the same name by David Baldacci Elevator Pitch The US president and the young wife of his principle sponsor are getting together in the … Continue reading

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