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Tom Wilkinson

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The Green Hornet (2011)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A 1930s radio series, 1940s TV series and a 1966 film. Director Michael Gondry Writers/Script Seth Rogan, Evan Goldberg (Characters George W. Trendle) Starring Seth Rogan, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Tom Wilkinson, Christopher Waltz, David Harbour, Edward Furlong Elevator Pitch: When the newspaper tycoon James Reid … Continue reading

The Happy Prince (2019 in Spain)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The possible last three yeas of the life of Oscar Wilde Director Rupert Everett Writers/Script Rupert Everett Starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Chancellor, Ronald Pickup Elevator Pitch: Oscar Wilde is released from jail and takes up residence in Paris, … Continue reading

The Full Monty (1997)

Duration 1h 31m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Peter Cattaneo Writers/Script Simon Beaufoy Starring Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, William Snape, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Barber, Hugo Speer Elevator Pitch: A group of out of work steelworkers in Sheffield get the idea of putting on a show as male strippers, … 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

Belle (2013)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story This outing was inspired by a true story about which little is known, apart from the existance of   portrait of a mixed race young woman together with her cousin, commissioned by Lord Mansfield then Lord Chief Justice of England. Writers/Script Misan Sagay (after arbitration, since … Continue reading

Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol (2011)

Duration 2h 31m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The original TV series by Bruce Geller and the previous movies Writer/s Script Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec Director Brad Bird Starring Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Michael Nyqvist, Lea Seydoux, Tom Wilkinson Elevator Pitch A villain obtains the launch codes for the Russian … Continue reading

The Last Kiss

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 2001 Italian film “L’Ultimo Bacio”. Writer/s script Paul Haggis Director Tony Goldwyn Starring Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Casey Affleck, Rachel Bilson, Eric Christian Olsen, Harold Ramis, Blythe Danner, Tom Wilkinson Elevator Pitch A man approaching thirty, whose partner has announced that she is pregnant, begins to … Continue reading

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 12A in UK Director Gore Verbinski Writer/s Justin Haythe, Ted Elliot, Terry Rossio Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham-Carter Source of story The Lone Ranger radio shows – and possibly short cine films Elevator Pitch A posse of Texas Rangers chase a gang of criminals … Continue reading

Sense and Sensibility

Released 1995 Rating U in UK Director Ang Lee Writer/s Emma Thompson Starring James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Gemma Jones, Hugh Grant, Robert Hardy, Alan Rickman, Greg Wise, Imelda Staunton, Imogen Stubbs, Hugh Laurie Source of story Book of the same name by Jane Austen Elevator Pitch When Mr Dashwood … Continue reading

Batman Begins (6)

Released 2005 Rating 12 in UK Director Christopher Nolan Writer/s David S Goyer, Christopher Nolan Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Morgan Freeman, Ken Watanabe Source of story A DC comics character – mostly said to be “Batman:Year One” Elevator Pitch Batman uses the resources of … Continue reading

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director John Madden Writer/s Ol Parker Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel, Tina Desai Source of story Book by Deborah Moggach Elevator Pitch A bunch of British pensioners arrive at the Best Marigold Hotel in Jaipur, for their … Continue reading

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