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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol II (2017)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics storyline and characters Director James Gunn Writers/Script James Gunn, Dan Abnett (And characters by quite a large group of Marvel people) Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sylvester Stalone, Kurt Russell, Elizabeth Debicki, Sean … Continue reading

The Fast and the Furious: F&F 1 (2001)

Elevator Pitch A young FBI man infiltrates a gang of street racers who may, or may not, be engaged in hijacking trucks using three identical modified cars. They have rivals, a gang of motor cycle riders who may also be the perpetrators. When the detective falls for the sister of the gang leader, and during … Continue reading

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

Elevator Pitch Kaulder is a witch hunter, part of an organisation which is ready to eliminate witches who threaten humanity. He is 800 years old, having been cursed by the witch queen back in the days of the Black Death, when he and others hunted her in a remote snowbound environment. In modern day New … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story All six of the preceding movies Writers/Script Chris Morgan Additional Info During the production Paul Walker died in a car crash, but they completed the film using his brothers, and superimposing his features. 230 cars were destroyed during the filming. Director James Wan Starring Vin Diesel, … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 4 (2009)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A riff on the first film (so it is said) Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Additional Info Original characters by Gary Scott Thompson. 240 cars were built or acquired for this outing. Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, John Ortiz, Gal … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Duration 2h 1m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics series Writer/s Script James Gunn, Nicole Perlman Writer/s Story Many people with characters attributions: Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Bill Mantio, Keith Giffen, Jim Starlin, Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Steve Gerber, Val Mayerik, Gene Colan, Arnold Drake, Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and seven others. … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Other F&F outings, particularly F&F 5 Writer/s Script Chris Morgan Writer/s Story Characters: Gary Scott Walker Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Ludacris, Luke Evans, Elsa Pataky, Gina Carano, John Ortiz Elevator … Continue reading

Fast & Furious 5

Released 2011 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay using characters from the franchise Writer/s script Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson (characters) Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Dwayne Johnson, Elsa Pataky Elevator Pitch The gang break their leader out of a prison bus and … Continue reading

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Released 2002 Rating 15 Director Rob Cohen Writer/s Rich Wilkes Starring Vin Diesel, Asia Argentino, Samuel Jackson, Michael Roof Source of story A (not very) original screenplay Elevator Pitch An extreme sportsman who operates outside the law is recruited by the National Security Agency to penetrate a criminal gang in the Czech Republic. He is … Continue reading

Riddick (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director David Twohy Writer/s David Twohy, Jim and Ken Wheat Starring Vin Diesel, Jordi Mollà, Karl Urban Source of story A reappearance of the character, now a franchise, but who first was seen in “Pitch Black”. Elevator Pitch The super warrior Riddick is left for dead on an alien … Continue reading

Babylon AD

Released 2008 Rating 12A Director Mathieu Kassovitz Writer/s Mathieu Kassovitz Starring Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Melanie Thierry, Mark Strong, Charlotte Rampling, Gerard Depardieu, David Belle, Source of story A novel by Maurice G Dantec Elevator Pitch In a future where law and order has broken down a former mercenary is hired to take a young … Continue reading

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