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All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Duration 1h 56m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, Spain: 7  Source of story A book of the same name by Cormac McCarthy Director Billy Bob Thornton Writers/Script Ted Tally Starring Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz, Sam Shepard, Robert Patrick, Lucas Black, Ruben Blades, Jesse Plemons, Bruce Dern Ratings IMDb: 5.8/10 by 14,861 people .  Rotten … Continue reading

The Right Stuff (1983)

Duration 3h 13m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG, Sweden: 11, Source of story Real events chronicled by a book of the same name by Tom Wolfe Director Phillip Kaufman Writers/Script Phillip Kaufman Starring Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Barbara Hershey, Lance Henriksen,  Jeff Goldblum, Harry Shearer, Donald Moffat Ratings IMDb:  7.8 by … Continue reading

Midnight Special (2016)

Elevator Pitch Roy is the father of Alton a boy who appears to have special powers, and he and a friend, Lucas, have spirited him away from an American cult where the boy had been abandoned by his mother. Their action is broadcast as an abduction, requiring them to keep out of sight as they … Continue reading

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Duration 2h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events and a novel of the same name by Ron Hansen Writers/Script Andrew Dominik Additional Info The director of photography was Roger Deakins, who is said to have claimed that the night time scene of the train robbery was his crowning achievement. Director Andrew Dominik … Continue reading

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Duration 2h 24m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden which followed a series of articles in the Philadelphia Enquirer. These in turn described the real events which took place in 1993 in Mogadishu. Writers/Script Ken Nolan Additional Info Although the UN forces in the area … Continue reading

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

Mud

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jeff Nicholls Director Jeff Nicholls Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Joe Don Baker Elevator Pitch Two boys with a small boat at their disposal, find a cabin cruiser stranded in the branches of a … 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

Stealth

Released 2005 Rating 12A in UK Director Rob Cohen Writer/s W.D.Richter Starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In the near future three pilots in secret warplanes are dispatched on a mission, from an aircraft carrier in the China Sea, with a superdrone which is … Continue reading

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