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Top 10 Mind-Blowing Movie Plot Twists

Top 10 Mind-Blowing Movie Plot Twists

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5 PLOT POINT BREAKDOWNS

Five Plot Point Breakdown: Romancing the Stone (1984)

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Screenplay by: Diane Thomas Breakdown by: Anthony Faust Genre: Action/Romance Runtime: 106 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: The Blue Lagoon (1980)

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Screenplay Genre: Drama/Teen film Movie Time: 104 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Richard (Glenn Kohan) and Emmeline (Elva Josephson) Lestrange are…

Quick Change (1990)

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Screenplay Genre: Crime film/Heist film Movie Time: 89 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Grimm (Bill Murray) is just another balloon-holding clown…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: Three O’Clock High (1987)

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Screenplay by: Richard Christian Matheson Genre: Farce/Teen Film Movie Time: 101 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT There is a new kid…

UPCOMING COMPETITION DEADLINES


ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Contest

Next Deadline: August 24th, 2018
Final Deadline: October 25th, 2018

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: August 31st, 2018
Final Deadline: May 30th, 2019

Diverse Voices

Next Deadline: September 15th, 2018
Final Deadline: October 15th, 2018

ScreenCraft Drama Contest

Next Deadline: September 15th, 2018
Final Deadline: September 15th, 2018

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: September 27th, 2018
Final Deadline: November 15th, 2018

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch TV Script Contest

Next Deadline: October 3rd, 2018
Final Deadline: October 3rd, 2018