The Princess and the Frog (2009)

 

Screenplay Genre: Family / Animated / Fantasy

Movie Time: 97 minutes

1. INCITING INCIDENT

Prince Naveen arrives in New Orleans and tours the streets. He meets a voodoo magician who puts on a show for him. The magician convinces Prince Naveen to shake his hand, and the Prince is turned into a frog. (00:21:30)

2. LOCK IN (End of Act One)

Tiana agrees to kiss Prince Naveen, thinking that he will turn back into his human form. Instead, she is turned into a frog. (00:29:45)

3. FIRST CULMINATION (Midpoint)

After being stuck in the swamp for quite a while, Prince Naveen and Tiana are captured by humans. They both work together to escape their captors, destroying their boat and leaving humans quite bruised. (00:51:00)

4. MAIN CULMINATION (End of Act Two)

Tempted by the voodoo magician by seeing visions of what her life could be, Tiana resists him and destroys the charm, and as a result, the demons take the magician's souls because he cannot repay his debt. Meanwhile, Naveen talks Charlotte into kissing him before midnight, but Tiana arrives just in time and declares her love. Unfortunately, the clock strikes twelve and the two are stuck as frogs forever. (01:17:00)

5. THIRD ACT TWIST

Naveen and Tiana get married in their frog-like state. As they seal the ceremony with a kiss, they are transformed back into humans. (01:27:40)


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