Lake Placid script
Lake Placid (1999)
Synopsis: When a mysterious creature violently kills a man in a Maine lake, Jack Wells (Bill Pullman), the local game warden, looks into the bizarre case, along with Sheriff Hank Keough (Brendan Gleeson) and visiting paleontologist Kelly Scott (Bridget Fonda). Looking for clues in a tooth that the beast left behind, Kelly and the others eventually locate the monster, a massive and vicious reptile eager to devour anything in its path. Can the crocodile-like creature be stopped?

KELLY:

Yeah, that part. There's...

somebody who's um...

KEVIN:

(feels terrible)

Else.

A beat.

KELLY:

(covering)

Oh. Oh. That's okay. Well. This

uh... this probably wasn't meant to

be, y'know. I mean, I'm... God, I

gotta be ten years younger and you,

you... you're y'know...

KEVIN:

(reading her mind)

A jerk.

KELLY:

(you have no idea)

Oh...

(then)

No, no, I'm not angry I'm not, I'm

just thrown, I'm...

(checks her watch)

I actually have an early lunch,

so...

KEVIN:

It's ten after nine.

KELLY:

Yes, well...

(smiling)

famished.

And she rushes out of the room. OFF Kevin, we:

CUT TO:

EXT. UNDERWATER - DAY

Walt dives down, visibility is lousy. Whether it's algae or

dense vegetation, the water is extremely murky.

EXT. LAKE - CONTINUOUS

Keough unwraps the second Twinkie.

EXT. UNDERWATER - CONTINUOUS

Walt continues to swim.

HIS P.O.V.

Not much to look at. Then suddenly... no, just a snapping

turtle swimming away. Walt descends a little deeper. He loves

it beneath the water, there's a tranquility he can find nowhere

else. Next best thing to meditation. Suddenly, he stops

kicking.

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David E. Kelley

David Edward Kelley (born April 4, 1956) is an American television writer and producer, known as the creator of Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, The Practice, Ally McBeal, Boston Public, Boston Legal, and Harry's Law as well as several films. Kelley is one of very few screenwriters to have created shows aired on all four top commercial U.S. television networks (ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC). more…

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