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Stripes (1981)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) AA Source of story An original screenplay Director Ivan Reitman Writers/Script Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg, Harold Ramis Starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P.J.Soles, Sean Young, John Candy, Judge Reinhold, John Larroquette Elevator Pitch: Dissatisfied with their lives, John who as been driving a taxi, and Russell an EFL … Continue reading

Species III (2004)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Roughly based on the previous films Director Brad Turner Writers/Script Ben Ripley (Dennis Feldman characters) Starring Robin Dunne, Robert Knepper, Amelia Cooke, Natasha Henstridge Elevator Pitch: While Eve (you need to have seen the previous film) and her offspring are being transported in a ambulance she … Continue reading

Species (1995)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A more or less original screenplay Director Roger Donaldson Writers/Script Dennis Feldman Starring Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, Natasha Henstridge, Michelle Williams, Elevator Pitch: A scientist gets a group of specialists together whose job will be to track down and kill … Continue reading

Species II (1998)

Duration 1h 29m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Loosely based on the first film of the franchise Director Peter Medak Writers/Script Chris Brancato (characters by Dennis Feldman) Starring Michael Madsen, Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell, Nancy La Scala, Raquel Gardner Elevator Pitch: A Mars mission results in the crew of three being infected … Continue reading

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Duration 1h 52m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A graphic novel of the same name by Bryn Lee O’Malley Director Edgar Wright Writers/Script Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright Starring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jason Schwartzman, Mark Webber, Ellen Wong, Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Brandon Routh, Elevator Pitch: Scott … Continue reading

StarWars IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Duration 2h 21m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The characters, themes and galaxies of the previous eight films Director J.J.Abrams Writers/Script Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams (Story by Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams) Starring Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. … Continue reading

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Marc Forster Writers/Script Zach Helm Starring Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emma Thompson, Queen Latifah, Dustin Hoffman, Anouk Aimée, Terry Jones, Jean-Louis Trintignant, John Cleese, Elevator Pitch: Harold Crick, an IRS inspector, carries out his various activities accompanied by a voice which seems … Continue reading

Saving Silverman (2001)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Dennis Duggan Writers/Script Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul Starring Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Jason Biggs, Amanda Peet, Amanda Detmar, R. Lee Ermey, Neil Diamond, Elevator Pitch: Three young men, Wayne, J.D. and Darren have been friends since childhood, their common enthusiasm the songs … Continue reading

Street Kings (2008)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A story by James Elroy Director David Ayer Writers/Script James Elroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss Starring Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Cedric the Entertainer, Terry Crews, Naomi Harris, Common, Game, Elevator Pitch: Tom Ludlow is a Vice Squad detective who is prepared to … Continue reading

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Edgar Wright Writers/Script Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Rafe Spall, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Martin Freeman, Reece Shearsmith, Tamsin Greig, Matt Lucas, and many other Brits. Elevator Pitch: Shawn and his friend … Continue reading

Saw II (2005)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay adapted to suit the “Saw Universe”. Director Darren Lynn Bousman Writers/Script Leigh Whannell, Darren Lynn Bousman Starring Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Donnie Wahlberg, Elevator Pitch: As a result of a bizarr execution the police are led to a factory site where Jigsaw awaits … Continue reading

Striking Distance (1993)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Rowdy Herrington Writers/Script Rowdy Herrington, Marty Kaplan Starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, Tom Sizemore, John Mahoney Elevator Pttch: Someone in Pittsburgh is assassinating young women and dumping the bodies in the river. When detective Tom Hardy suggests that the … Continue reading

Sideways (2004)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Rex Pickett Director Alexander Payne Writers/Script Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor Starring Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh Elevator Pitch: Miles and Jack, a couple of old college chums, embark on a wine tasting experience in the … Continue reading

Suite Française (2014)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Irène Némirovsky Director Saul Dibb Writers/Script Saul Dibb, Matt Charman Starring Michelle Williams, Kristen Scott Thomas, Margot Robbie, Ruth Wilson, Sam Riley, Lambert Wilson, Harriet Walter, Matthias Schoenaerts Elevator Pitch: It is 1941 and France has surrendered to the … Continue reading

Sacrifice (2016)

Duration 1h 31m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by S.J. Bolton Director Peter A. Dowling Writers/Script Peter A. Dowling Starring Radha Michell, Ian McElhinney, Rupert Graves, Elevator Pitch: A married couple, one a doctor,the other an architect, move from New York to the husband’s place of birth, Unst, … Continue reading

The Sisters Brothers (2019 in UK)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Patrick DeWitt Director Jacques Audiard Writers/Script Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rutger Hauer, Elevator Pitch: In 1851 Oregon a gold rush is on, and the Commodore has hired a detective … Continue reading

School of Rock (2003)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Richard Linklater Writers/Script Mike White Starring Jack Black, Sarah Silverman, Mike White, Joan Cusack, and a bunch of talented kids, the standout Miranda Cosgrove. Elevator Pitch: Dewey Finn is a washed up rock and roller, who has been dropped by his band … Continue reading

Smokin’ Aces (2006)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Joe Carnahan Writers/Script Joe Carnahan Starring Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Joseph Ruskin, Jeremy Piven, Ben Affleck, Peter Berg, Common, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keyes, Tajari P. Henderson, Chris Pine, Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Elevator Pitch: Buddy Israel, a Las Vegas magician with mafia … Continue reading

Soldier (1998)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay, said to occupy the same universe as Blade Runner. Director Paul W.S. Anderson Writers/Script David Webb Peoples (with uncredited additions by Tony Gilroy) Starring Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Sean Pertwee, Gary Busey, Connie Nielsen Elevator Pitch: Todd 3465, a soldier … Continue reading

Serenity (2005)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The characters and th environment and the space ship from the one season TV series Firefly. Director Joss Whedon Writers/Script Joss Whedon Starring Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adan Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Summer Glau, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah Paulson, Tamara Taylor Elevator … Continue reading

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