Father of the Bride (1991)

Screenplay Genre: Family / Comedy

Movie Time: 105 minutes

1. INCITING INCIDENT

After she gets back from Rome, Annie is having dinner with her family. She tells them she fell in love in Rome and is getting married, much to her father's dismay. (00:12:13)

2. LOCK IN (End of Act One)

Brian comes over to meet the parents. He tells the story of how he knew Annie was "the one". Nina (Annie's mom) breaks down and cries. Later, she tells George (Annie's father) that this wedding is happening whether he likes it or not. (00:28:00)

3. FIRST CULMINATION (Midpoint)

George has a meltdown due to the stress (and the cost) of the wedding. He is arrested for causing havoc in a grocery store while arguing over hot dog buns. (00:56:13)

4. MAIN CULMINATION (End of Act Two)

To celebrate, Brian gives Annie a blender as a gift before the wedding. Annie has a fit and calls off the wedding. Seeing his daughter so distraught, George does something he never thought he would do. He bonds with Brian and actually convinces the two to go through with the wedding. (1:24:00)

5. THIRD ACT TWIST

George tries to get a moment alone with Annie throughout the wedding. He fails, and Annie leaves for her honeymoon without saying goodbye. (1:31:00)