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Tom Skerritt

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M.A.S.H. (1970)

Duration 1h 56m  Ratings UK: X (original cut), USA: R,  Source of story A novel of the same name by Richard Hooker (a sudonym for a number of ex Korean War Doctors) Director Robert Altman Writers/Script Ring Lardner Jr. Starring Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff … Continue reading

Top Gun (1986)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A magazine article by Ehud Yonay Director Tony Scott Writers/Script Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr Starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan Elevator Pitch: A reckless but talented Navy pilot with issues is sent to the Miramar elite … Continue reading

Contact (1997)

Duration 2h 30m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel of the same name. Director Robert Zemeckis Writers/Script James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg (story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan) Starring David Morse, Jodie Foster, William Fichtner, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, James Woods, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jake Busey, … Continue reading

At Middleton (2013)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (USA) R Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Glenn German, Adam Rodgers Additional Info Taissa Farmiga, who plays Edith’s daughter, is actually her much younger sister. Andy Garcia’s daughter, Daniella, is also in it. Nothing like a bit of nepotism – but they are fine. Director Adam Rodgers Starring Andy … 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

Alien

Released 1979 Rating 15 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Starring Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt,  Ian Holm, Tom Skerritt, Harry Dean Stanton, Yaphet Kotto Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch After a visit to an apparently uninhabited planet, the crew of the space tug Nostromo become aware that, inadvertently, they … Continue reading

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