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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

The Tailor of Panama (2001)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by John Le Carré Writers/Script Andrew Davies, John Le Carré, John Boorman Additional Info In 2001 Pierce Brosnan was still being James Bond, and Daniel Radcliffe was about to be Harry Potter Director John Boorman Starring Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, … Continue reading

Term Life (2016)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A graphic novel of the same name by Andy Lieberman and Nick Thornborrow Writers/Script Andy Lieberman Additional Info The title is taken from the fact that the guy has taken out an insurance policy on his life with his daughter as benificiary. Director Peter Billingsley Starring … Continue reading

There’s Something About Mary (1998)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ed Decter, John J Strauss, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly Additional Info Cameron Diaz won several awards, the film is in several “Best Comedy” lists and it made a lot of money. Director Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Starring Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben … Continue reading

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (2018 in Spain)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Martin McDonagh Additional Info At the time of writing (January 2018) this film has won several Golden Globes, been nominated for many BAFTAs and is being proposed as an Oscar winner. Director Martin McDonagh Starring Frances McDormand, Caleb Landry Jones, Sam Rockwell, … Continue reading

Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The earlier outings of this franchise, starting with the original Tremors. Writers/Script Scott Buck Additional Info The characters and the story developed by S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock, Ron Underwood and Nancy Roberts Director S.S. Wilson Starring Michael Gross, Sara Botsford, Billy Drago, Brent Roam, August Schellenberg, … Continue reading

Two Weeks Notice

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Marc Lawrence Additional Info Sandra Bullock, as producer, insisted on filming in New York despite the higher cost, and received the thanks of the city. Trump and one of his homes are in it. Director Marc Lawrence Starring Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, … Continue reading

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Albert Maltz Additional Info The story by Budd Boetticher – the action taking place during the French invasion of Mexico between 1862 and 1866. Director Don Siegel Starring Shirley MacLaine, Clint Eastwood – and a lot of Mexicans because they were cheap. … Continue reading

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel “Six Days of the Condor” by James Grady Writers/Script Lorenzo Semple Jr, David Rayfiel Additional Info This might be the first American “Conspiracy” film made prompted by the Watergate affair. Director Sydney Pollack Starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, John … Continue reading

The Thing (2011)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Originally a short story “Who Goes There” by John W Campbell Jr published in 1938 and the 1982 film of the same name. This is in fact a prequel to the earlier film Writers/Script Eric Heisserer Additional Info The 1982 film shows the ruins of a … Continue reading

Texas Rangers (2001)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book by George Durham (as told to Clyde Wantland) “Taming the Nueces Strip” based on his own experiences. (1962). Writer/s Script Scott Busby, Martin Copeland Writer/s Story This work seems to have gone through a number of iterations before actually being made. There are disgruntled … Continue reading

Tron: Legacy (2010)

Duration 2h 5m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The original Tron from 1982 Writer/s Script Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz Writer/s Story Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Brian klugman, Lee Sternthal plus Steven Lisberger and Bonny MacBird (characters) Director Joseph Kosinski Starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Sheen, Cillian Murphy Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

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