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Samuel L. Jackson

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Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Duration 1h 45m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Source of story Apparently a script written in the 1990s originally called “Venom” by an achademic David Dalessandro. Director David R. Ellis Writers/Script John Heffernan, Sebastian Gutierrez, Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Nathan Phillips, Sunny Mabrey, Elsa Pataky, Bobby Cannavale, Ratings IMDb: 5.4by 132,941 people. Rotten … Continue reading

Patriot Games (1992)

Duration 1h 57m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 18, Source of story A novel of the same name by Tom Clancy Director Phillip Noyce Writers/Script W. Peter Iliff, Donald E. Stewart Starring Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Sean Bean, James Fox, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones, Richard Harris, Alun Arnstrong,  Ratings IMDb: 6.9 by 102,849 … Continue reading

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

Duration 2h 7m Ratings UK: 12A, USA:  Source of story A novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs,  Director Tim Burton Writers/Script Jane Goldman, Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Allison Janney, Chris O’Dowd, Terence Stamp,  Ratings IMDb: 6.7 by 154,796 people. Rotten Tomatoes:  64% by 249 critics. Elevator … Continue reading

Jackie Brown (1997)

Duration 2h 34m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 13, Canada: 14A Source of story A book “Rum Punch” by Elmore Leonard Director Quentin Tarantino Writers/Script Quentin Tarantino Starring Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, Robert De Nero, Michael Bowen, Chris Tucker,  Ratings IMDb: 7.5 by 312,660 people. Rotten Tomatoes: … Continue reading

Out of Sight (1998)

Elevator Pitch A bunch of criminals are in Detroit to rob a financier of his trove of uncut diamonds. They include Jack Foley and his associate Buddy, black former boxer Maurice Miller and two associates, all of them given information by the idiotic Glenn. They are being pursued by US Marshal Karen Sisco. All of … Continue reading

Jurassic Park (1993)

Elevator Pitch A billionaire has created an island environment with real dinosaurs created from the blood in a mosquito perserved in amber, and prior to its opening day he invites four adults and his two grandchildren to the facility to give it a test run. However, while they are out in the park a traiterous … Continue reading

The Samaritan (2012)

Elevator Pitch. Foley, a former con artist who has served 25 years in prison for killing his former partner is released more or less into the hands of the murdered man’s son, who wants him to conduct a scam; in addition  he becomes friendly and then more with a young woman, with whom it appears … Continue reading

Die Hard 3: With a Vengeance (1995)

Duration 2h 8m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Jonathan Hensleigh, plus some original characters by Roderick Thorpe Additional Info The script was originally developed as a stand alone production called “Simon Says”. It was later rewitten as a Lethal Weapon sequel before being purchased by Fox and suitably modified. Director … Continue reading

Pulp Fiction

Released 1994 Rating 18 in UK Director Quentin Tarantino Writer/s Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avery Starring Tim Roth, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Uma Therman , Harvey Keitel Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A number of connected stories in the LA underworld involving a violent mafia boss and his … Continue reading

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