//
archives

Steve Carell

This tag is associated with 15 posts

Date Night (2010)

Elevator Pitch Phil and Claire are a couple in a rut, who little else than go to work, look after their children and fall into bed. Having sex is no more than a distant memory, however they have initiated a “Date Night” where they go out to dinner somewhere. To do something more exciting they … Continue reading

Minions (2015)

Duration 1h 31m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters developed in Despicable Me Writers/Script Brian Lynch Additional Info This movie covered its costs on its first weekend and is the first film whose original costs were less than $100 million to gross over a billion. Stunning figures! Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin Starring … Continue reading

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, plus story by Chad Kultgen and Tyler Mitchell and rewrites by Jason Reitman Additional Info This script had been in development for over three years before it was finally filmed; some would say “you can tell”. Director … Continue reading

Seeking a Friend at the End of the World (2012)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Lorene Scafaria Director Lorene Scafaria Starring Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Adam Brody, Rob Corddry, Amy Schumer, Martin Sheen Elevator Pitch An asteroid is due to demolish earth in three weeks, but an insurance salesman still goes to the office. When he … Continue reading

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and environment from the first film Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Steve Cougan, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Elevator Pitch In order to apprehend a new villain the Anti-Villain League … Continue reading

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and themes from the previous movies. Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Elevator Pitch Gru, now married to Lucy, is expelled from the Anti-Villain League for … Continue reading

Get Smart

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A TV series aired between 1965 and 1970 Writer/s script Tom J Astle, Matt Ember. (Characters Mel Brooks and Buck Henry) Director Peter Segal Starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, Terry Crews, Bill Murray Elevator Pitch An administrator in a very secret … Continue reading

Dan in Real Life

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges Writer/s Story Director Peter Hedges Starring Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney, Amy Ryan, Emily Blunt Elevator Pitch A widower with three difficult daughters goes to the family home on Rhode Island … Continue reading

Despicable Me

Released 2010 Rating U in UK Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Writer/s Sergio Pablos, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Starring Voices of: Steve Carell, Jason Segal, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Kristen Wiig Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Gru, the most villanous person in the world, has only one rival the youthful Vector, who … Continue reading

Hope Springs

Released 2012 Rating 12A in UK Director David Frankel Writer/s Vanessa Taylor Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch After 31 years of marriage a couple have fallen into a deep rut, involving two eggs and a strip of bacon for the husband’s breakfast daily, him … Continue reading

Café Society

Released 2016 Rating 12A Director Woody Allen Writer/s Woody Allen Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A young New Yorker, fed up with working for his father, makes his way to Hollywood where his uncle is an agent, and is eventually given a job. … Continue reading

Evan Almighty

Released 2007 Rating PG Director Tom Shadyac Writer/s Steve Oedekerk and others Starring Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman Source of story In some respects a sequel to “Bruce Almighty” Elevator Pitch A congressman is persuaded by God to start to build an ark on a collection of vacant building lots in Virginia, … Continue reading

Categories