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Willem Dafoe

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American Psycho (2000)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis Director Mary Harron Writers/Script Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner Starring Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherpoon, Samantha Mathis, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe, Cara Seymour, Krista Sutton, Elevator Pitch: Patrick Bateman is one of … Continue reading

Platoon (1986)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Loosely based on the director’s own experience as a soldier in the Vietnam war. Director Oliver Stone Writers/Script Oliver Stone Starring Forest Whitaker, Johnny Depp, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Elevator Pitch: Chris, a volunteer soldier is assigned to a temporary encampment close to the … Continue reading

What Happened to Monday (2017)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Tommy Wirkola Writers/Script Max Botkin, Kerry Williamson Starring Noomi Rapace, Glenn Close, Willem Dafoe, Marwan Kenzari, Christian Rubeck, Clara Read Elevator Pitch: In a future where families are only allowed one child and a draconian organisation will remove and put to sleep … Continue reading

American Dreamz (2006)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Paul Weitz Additional Info Although said not to be a satire, it was rumoured at the time that George Bush Jr never read the papers, and was said to wear an earpiece, like the fictional president, so people could tell him what … Continue reading

Clear and Present Danger (1994)

Duration 2h 21m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book of the same name by Tom Clancy Writers/Script Donald E Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius Additional Info At one point a large house is blown up, apparently done for real using the house of a divorcee who wished to erase bits of her previous … Continue reading

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Duration 1h 54m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Agatha Christie Writers/Script Michael Green Additional Info The story was filmed in 1974 and presented as a TV film in 2001 and 2010 Director Kenneth Branagh Starring Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp, Derek Jacobi, … Continue reading

Bad Country (2014)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to be based on real events Writer/s Script Jonathan Hirschbein Writer/s Story Tom Abernathy, Jonathan Hirschbein, Mike Barnett, Don ‘Bud’ Connor Director Jonathan Hirschbein Starring Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe, Neil McDonough, Amy Smart, Tom Berenger Elevator Pitch When a contract killer working for a sophisticated … Continue reading

The Aviator

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Real events Writer/s Script John Logan Director Martin Scorsese Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchette, Kate Beckinsale, John C Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe Elevator Pitch Howard Hughes was obsessed by film making, aircraft and women. All feature … Continue reading

John Carter (of Mars)

Released 2012 Rating 12A Director Andrew Stanton Writer/s Andrew Stanton, Mark Andrews Starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton Source of story “Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1912) Elevator Pitch An American Civil War veteran is mysteriously transferred to the planet Mars where he finds he had super capabilities and beomes … Continue reading

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