Movies written by Simon Beaufoy

  • 127 Hours

    I have watched this movie three times. The first time was the last time on .

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    A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

  • Blow Dry

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

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    In 2000, a small town hosts The British Hairdressing Championship, where a former 2-time winner, his son, his run-away wife and his runaway wife's lady lover reside (not all on speaking terms).

  • Everest

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

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    A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm.

  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

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    A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare no expense, he instructs his representative to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that will require the involvement of Britain's leading fisheries expert who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister's overzealous press secretary latches on to it as a 'good will' story. Now, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

  • Slumdog Millionaire

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .

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    A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

  • The Battle of the Sexes

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

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    The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

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    Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.