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Unbreakable (2000)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story An orignal screenplay Director M. Night Shyamalan Writers/Script M. Night Shyamalan Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Elevator Pitch: David Dunn, a football stadium security man, is the sole survivor of a catastrophic train crash outside Philadelphia and, it seems, as a result is … Continue reading

Us (2019)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Apparently inspired by an episode of The Twilight Zone Director Jordan Peele Writers/Script Jordan Peele Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker Elevator Pitch: A middle class African American family on a vacation near Santa Barbara, spend the day on the beach adjacent to … Continue reading

U-571 (2000)

Elevator Pitch. In 1942 American intelligence intercepts a message from a German submarine which is disabled on the surface in the Atlantic. The Kriegsmarine dispatch a supply sub with spares and expertise, and so the US navy disguise a submarine as this vessel and send it out to capture the damaged sub together with its … Continue reading

UltraViolet (2006)

Elevator Pitch In a dystopian future a contagion has caused a genetic alteration to some of the world population turning them into vampire like people with super powers, the downside is that they have a 12 year life. The humans are attempting to erase them and only pockets of resistance remain. Violet, nearing the end … Continue reading

Under Siege (1992)

Elevator Pitch As the USS Missouri is on its way to be decommissioned a terrorist group, in the guise of the caterers and entertainment for the captain’s birthday, invade the ship by helicopter. The group, with the assistance of the doubtful Commander Krill, imprison the crew and kill the captain. While appearing to negotiate with an … Continue reading

Untraceable (2008)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Robert Fyvolent, Mark Brinker, Allison Burnett Additional Info Story by Robert Fyvolent, Mark Brinker. The director is known for his involvement in TV series. Director Gregory Hoblit Starring Diane Lane, Billy Burke Elevator Pitch FBI cyber investigators in Portland are confronted with … Continue reading

Unfaithful (2002)

Duration 2h 5m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A French film “The Unfaithful Wife” by Claude Chabrol Writers/Script Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr Additional Info Diane Lane was nominated for Best Actress in the 2003 Oscars as well as many other similar nominations. The actors had a surprising degree of influence on the script. … Continue reading

Up (2009)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) U Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Bob Peterson, Pete Docter Additional Info Story – Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy. Won many awards including an Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2010. Director Pete Docter, Bob Peterson Starring Voices – Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Delroy Lindo, Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first Underworld film Writer/s Script Danny McBride Writer/s Story Len Wiseman, Danny McBride, Kevin Grevioux Director Len Wiseman Starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen Elevator Pitch Selene, the super vampire, and Michael the Lycan/vampire hybrid are trying … Continue reading

Underworld 4: Awakening

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The earlier Underworld productions Writer/s script Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, J.Michael Stracznski, Allison Burnett Writer/s story Len Wiseman, John Hlavin – Characters: Kevin Grevioux, Danny McBride Director Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein Starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Charles Dance, Elevator Pitch Selene and Michael have been … Continue reading

Underworld (3): Rise of the Lycans

Released 2009 Rating 18 in UK Director Patrick Tatopoulos Writer/s Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman and others Starring Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra Source of story The previous two Underworld stories Elevator Pitch There was a time in the distant past when the vampires used the lycans as slaves in their dark citadel, but then … Continue reading

Under the Skin

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK, R in USA Director Jonathan Glazer Writer/s Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer Starring Scarlett Johansson Source of story A book by Michael Faber Elevator Pitch An alien in the form of an attractive woman drives around Glasgow in a white van, picking up stray men and taking them to her … Continue reading

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