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Swordfish (2001)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Skip Woods Director Dominic Sena Starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Sam Shepard, Vinnie Jones, Drea de Matteo Elevator Pitch A covert American anti-terrorist organisation is in need of funds, so they hire a convicted hacker to break … Continue reading

St Vincent (2014)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Theodore Melfi Director Theodore Melfi Starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd, Jaeden Lieberher, Kimberly Quinn Elevator Pitch A Vietnam war veteran who leads a desolute existence, gambling, drinking and consorting with a Russian prostitute accidentally becomes a baby … Continue reading

Scary Movie (2000)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A totally derivative screenplay Writer/s Script Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Selzer Director Keenan Ivory Wayans Starring Carmen Electra, Dave Sheridan, Mark McConchie, Karen Kruper, Anna Faris, John Abrhams, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth, Cheri Oteri, Shawn Wayans, Elevator … Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Released 2009 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Writer/s Script Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg Writer/s Story Lionel Wigram, Michael Robert Johnston Director Guy Ritchie Starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Geraldine James, Kelly Reilly, Miles Jupp Elevator Pitch Holmes … Continue reading

Scary Movie 5 (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A tenuous relationship with the previous movies in the franchise Writer/s Script David Zucker, Pat Proft Director Malcolm D Lee, David Zucker Starring Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex, Gracie Whitton, Snoop Dogg, Shad Moss, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Jerry O’Connell Elevator Pitch The franchise continues to spoof current … Continue reading

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

Released 2010 Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Matt Lopez, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard Writer/s Story Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Matt Lopez Director Jon Turteltaub Starring Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molino, Teresa Palmer, Monica Bellucci, Alice Krige Elevator Pitch A couple of ancient sorcerers in modern Manhattan battle it … Continue reading

Stardust

Released 2007 Rating UK PG Source of story A novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman Writer/s Script Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn (Also Director) Starring Ian McKellen, Kate Magowan, Melanie Hill, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Henry Cavill, Nathaniel Parker, Peter O’Tool, Mark Strong, Jason Flemyng, Mark Heap, Struan Rodger, Rupert Everett, David Walliams, Julian … Continue reading

Shortcut to Happiness

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A short story by Stephen Vincent Benet, and a play by Archibald Macleish both called “The Devil and Daniel Webster”. Writer/s script Peter Dexter, Bill Condon, Nancy Cassaro Writer/s story Peter Dexter Director Harry Kirkpatrick (But actually Alec Baldwin who withdrew his name from the production.) Starring … Continue reading

SPLIT

Released 2016 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script M. Night Shyamalan Director M. Night Shyamalan Starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula Elevator Pitch When a man with multiple personalities emails his shrink asking for help, and keeps visiting her without an appointment she knows … Continue reading

Safe House

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script David Guggenheim Director Daniel Espinosa Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga. Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Robert Patrick, Liam Cunningham Elevator Pitch A rogue CIA agent and the housekeeper of a CIA safe house in South Africa are forced to go on … Continue reading

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