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Russell Crowe

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The Nice Guys (2016)

Elevator Pitch Two doubtful PIs are forced by circumstances to work together to trace a young woman called Amelia. They find that there are others of a more violent disposition on her trail, and also that she is an amateur porn actress, and the participants in the film in which she has performed are being … Continue reading

Superman 6: Man of Steel (2013)

Elevator Pitch As Krypton is about to be destroyed Jor-El, its chief scientist dispatches his baby son in a spacecraft to Earth. The boy grows up in small town America managing to conceal his superpowers despite the fact that he is saving people from various disasters. He finds and recovers a Krypton spacecraft from the … Continue reading

3.10 to Yuma (2007)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A short story by Elmore Leonard and probably the 1957 film of the same name starring Glen Ford. Writers/Script Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas Additional Info The western towns were built on the Cerro Pelon Ranch in New Mexico, the scene of many westerns starting … Continue reading

Robin Hood (2010)

Duration 2h 20m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The legend – up to a point Writer/s Script Brian Helgeland Additional Info Based on a script “Nottingham” by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris who sold it to the studio for a lot of money. Also worked on by the British playwrights Paul Webb and Tom … 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

Body of Lies (2008)

Duration 2h 8m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by David Ignatius Writer/s Script William Monahan Director Ridley Scott Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani, Oscar Isaac, Simon Mc Burney, Michael Stuhlbarg, Elevator Pitch A field agent based in Jordan tries to run a terrorist leader, … Continue reading

American Gangster

Released 2007 Rating 18 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Steven Zaillian Starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chewetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, John Ortiz, Cuba Gooding Jr, Armand Assante, Idris Elba (a walk-on) Source of story Inspired by true events and an article by Mark Jacobson Elevator Pitch When a gangland overlord dies his right hand … Continue reading

Gladiator

Released 2000 Rating 15 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s David Franzoni Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, David Hemmings, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A Roman general and his family are casualties when an Emperor is murdered by his son, and it is necessary for him … Continue reading

State of Play

Released 2009 Rating 12A in UK Director Kevin Macdonald Writer/s Matthew Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray Starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren Source of story A UK TV series by Paul Abbott starring John Sim Elevator Pitch In the murky world of Washington politics a thief is killed and a young woman … Continue reading

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