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Sean Bean

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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

Percy Jackson 1: And the Lightning Thief (2010)

Duration 1h 58m Ratings UK: PG, USA: PG, Saudi Arabia: G Source of story A novel by Rick Riordan Director Chris Columbus Writers/Script Craig Titley Starring Logan Lerman, Brabdon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Sean Bean, Pierce Brosnan, Steve Coogan, Rosasio Dawson, Catherine Keener, Kevin McKidd, Joe Pantoliano, Uma Thurman,  Ratings IMDb: 5.9 by 176,754 people.  Rotten … Continue reading

Pixels (2015)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Developed from a short film by Patrick Jean Director Chris Columbus Writers/Script Tim Herlihy, Timothy Dowling (story Tim Herlhy) Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Jane Krakowski, Dan Aykroyd, Ashley Benson, Serena Williams,  Fiona Shaw Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Death Race 2 (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Sort of based on the previous outing and earlier Death Race stuff. Writers/Script Tony Giglio (Paul W.S. Anderson characters and story) Additional Info This was a straight to video outing which is actually a prequel to the 2008 Death Race which starred Jason Staham. Director Roel … Continue reading

The Island (2005)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A more or less original screenplay Writers/Script Caspian Tredwell-Owen, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (Story by Caspian Tredwell-Owen) Additional Info The trivia tells us that the lowlife bar and motel visited by the escapees was actually the abandoned Salton Sea Motel and Yacht Club. I stayed there … Continue reading

Mirror, Mirror (2012)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Loosely based on the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs fairy tale. Writers/Script Marc Klein, Jason Keller with screen story by Melisa Wallack Additional Info This film was memorable for the costume designs by Eiko Ishioka, who was postumously nominated for an Oscar in that category. … Continue reading

Flightplan (2005)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Peter A. Dowling, Billy Ray Additional Info As in many other movies, the IMDb trivia tells us there is a “Wilhelm Scream” featured in this. The reference is to a sound effect used in many films originally recorded by Sheb Wooley in … Continue reading

Troy (2004)

Duration 2h 43m (less on TV) Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on Homer’s works “The Illiad” and “The Odyssey” Writers/Script David Benioff Additional Info Terry Gilliam was said to have been offered the opportunity to direct but after reading five pages of the script turned it down. Director Wolfgang Petersen Starring Julian … Continue reading

Ronin (1998)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script J.D. Zeik, David Mamet Additional Info David Mamet was called into doctor the script, particularly to enhance De Niro’s role. The car chases were said to have been carried out at actual speed, using racing drivers. Director John Frankenheimer Starring Robert De … Continue reading

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script The Wachowskis Director The Wachowskis Starring Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Tim Pigott-Smith, Terry Gilliam, Julie Graham Elevator Pitch A young woman who cleans toilets for a living becomes the object of … Continue reading

The Martian (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Drew Goddard Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Source of story A book by Andy Weir Elevator Pitch During an expedition to Mars a storm causes the explorers to depart, leaving one member of … Continue reading

Equilibrium

Released 2002 Rating 15 in UK Director Kurt Wimmer Writer/s Kurt Wimmer Starring Christian Bale, Emily Watson, Sean Bean, Sean Pertwee Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch In a sort of Big Brother/ The Matrix cross over a Cleric, a highly trained law enforcement officer in a country where feelings and possessions are not … Continue reading

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