Gothika script
Gothika (2003)
Synopsis: The life of psychiatrist Miranda Grey (Halle Berry) is derailed after she nearly hits a girl with her car one night. Later, Miranda wakes up in her own mental hospital under the care of her peer, Pete Graham (Robert Downey Jr.). Completely disoriented, Miranda is accused of killing her own husband, but she has no memory of anything after she encountered the girl. Slowly Miranda begins to uncover what happened, but she has to escape the asylum to solve the mystery.

PETE:

I hear Manhattan's full of them.

MIRANDA:

Don't start with that. I alreadyturned down the job. We're

staying.

PETE:

Good girl.

They have reached an office marked "DR. PHILLIP PARSONSDIRECTOR" and peer in to see Parsons (50's,

distinguished, commands respect from everyone) on thephone. He gestures for Pete to sit. Miranda is about to

exit when he covers the mouthpiece -

PARSONS:

Miranda, my wife keeps wanting toset that dinner with you and Doug.

Are you free tonight?

MIRANDA:

He's stuck at a school board

meeting.

Parsons looks through his appointment book.

(CONTINUED)

6.

CONTINUED:

PARSONS:

You've been here a year already,

Dorothy's starting to take thispersonal. How's next Wednesday?

MIRANDA:

Next Wednesday it is, Phil.

He nods at her with a smile and returns to his phonecall.

EXT. WOODWARD INSTITUTE - NIGHT

Miranda drives off, leaving the majestic grounds behind.

A GUARD waves her off.

END OPENING CREDITS.

EXT. ROAD - NIGHT

Miranda slows down at the sight of colored lights upahead. A knocked-down telephone post blocks the road.

EMERGENCY VEHICLES at the scene. A patrolman waves herdown.

INT. MIRANDA'S CAR - MOVING - NIGHT

SHERIFF RYAN, 40'S, recognizes her and ambles over.

MIRANDA:

Anybody hurt, Sheriff?

SHERIFF RYAN:

Nah, telephone post just decidedto fall. It'll take us a while to

clear this up so I'm afraid you'regonna have to take the long wayhome, Miranda.

MIRANDA:

If you say so.

SHERIFF RYAN:

And tell your husband he owes me aphone call.

MIRANDA:

Will do. Wouldn't want him in

trouble with the authorities.

(CONTINUED)

7.

CONTINUED:

SHERIFF RYAN:

That a girl. The law never sleepsand all that. You take care now.

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Sebastian Gutierrez

Sebastian Gutierrez is a Venezuelan film director, screenwriter and film producer. known for writing the screenplays to the films Gothika, Snakes on a Plane, The Eye and The Big Bounce, and writing and ... more…

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