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Ving Rhames

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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

Out of Sight (1998)

Elevator Pitch A bunch of criminals are in Detroit to rob a financier of his trove of uncut diamonds. They include Jack Foley and his associate Buddy, black former boxer Maurice Miller and two associates, all of them given information by the idiotic Glenn. They are being pursued by US Marshal Karen Sisco. All of … Continue reading

Death Race 2 (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Sort of based on the previous outing and earlier Death Race stuff. Writers/Script Tony Giglio (Paul W.S. Anderson characters and story) Additional Info This was a straight to video outing which is actually a prequel to the 2008 Death Race which starred Jason Staham. Director Roel … Continue reading

The Tournament (2009)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A sort of original screenplay Writers/Script Gary Young, Jonathan Frank, Nick Rowntree Additional Info The film was conceived by Scott Mann, Jonathan Frank and Nick Rowntree when they were at university on Teesside. Funding was difficult and they ran out of money twice, once stranding the … Continue reading

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay – although apparently the idea had been about for a long time. Writer/s Script Barry Farano, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, Writer/s Story Lew Gallo (Treatment) Director Dennis Duggan Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Richard Chamberlain, … Continue reading

Mission Impossible II

Released 2000 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The TV series and possibly the first film Writer/s Script Robert Towne Writer/s Story Ronald D Moore, Brannon Braga Director John Woo Starring Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames, Richard Roxburgh, Joln Polson, Brendan Gleeson Elevator Pitch Ethan’s team is hired to recover a deadly … Continue reading

Mission Impossible

Released 1996 Rating (UK) PG Source of story The TV series scripted by Bruce Geller. Writer/s Script David Koepp, Robert Towne Writer/s Story David Koepp, Steven Zaillian Director Brian De Palma Starring Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Beart, Henry Czerny, Jean Reno, Ving Rhames, Kristen Scott Thomas, Vanessa Redgrave Elevator Pitch Ethan Hunt is the … Continue reading

Mission: Impossible 3

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The previous two films, amd the original TV series written by Bruce Geller Writer/s script Alex Kurtzman, Robert Orci, J.J.Abrams Director J.J.Abrams Starring Tom Cruise, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Maggie Q, Simon Pegg, Eddie Marsan, Laurence Fishburne … Continue reading

Pulp Fiction

Released 1994 Rating 18 in UK Director Quentin Tarantino Writer/s Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avery Starring Tim Roth, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Uma Therman , Harvey Keitel Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A number of connected stories in the LA underworld involving a violent mafia boss and his … Continue reading

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

Released 2009 Rating 15 in UK Director Neal Brennan Writer/s Andy Stock, Rick Stempson Starring Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, James Brolin Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A failing car dealership hires a group of supersalesmen to mastermind a July 4th Sale, and amid their success their leader falls for the boss’s daughter … Continue reading

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