Clash of the Titans

Synopsis: Perseus is the favored son of the god Zeus, but he has unwittingly ticked off the sea goddess Thetis. Just to make things worse, Perseus falls in love with the lovely Princess Andromeda, who used to be engaged to Thetis's son. Soon Perseus is off on one quest after another, with Zeus helping, Thetis hindering, and lots of innocent bystanders getting stabbed, drowned, and squished.
Director(s): Desmond Davis
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  2 wins & 6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.9
Metacritic:
59
Rotten Tomatoes:
68%
PG
Year:
1981
118 min
1,201 Views


- How can there be now?

Yet if my son...

...is not to marry her...

...then no man will.

My priests of Joppa are loyal.

I will speak to them

in dreams and omens.

As my Calibos suffers...

...so will Andromeda.

I promise you.

The son of Zeus...

...is to be left

to the whim of chance...

...while mine is punished

with deformity.

It is time for chance to intervene.

Time you saw something

of the world, Perseus.

Time you came face to face with fear.

Time to know the terrors of the dark

and look on death.

Time your eyes were opened

to grim reality.

Far to the east, across the sea...

...in Joppa...

...in the kingdom of Phoenicia.

Who are you?

Who are you?

Show yourself!

Who are you?

- First tell me where I am!

- "Where"?

Where am I?

What, you don't know where you are?

I don't know.

Now let's be patient for a moment.

My name is Ammon.

I am a poet and a playwright.

And you?

My name is Perseus.

- I am heir to the kingdom of Argos.

- By the gods!

How did you get here?

I'm not sure I know where "here" is.

Well, this is the amphitheater

of Joppa.

- Where?

- The great city of Joppa.

But how?

I was lying on the seashore,

looking up at the moon.

Oh, the moon!

That might explain things.

You see, the moon...

...affects the brain.

I think we'd be safer inside,

out of the night air.

I must apologize for this dramatic

finery and the theatrical effects.

I put them on to frighten away

the curious.

It makes them think

the amphitheater is haunted.

- Why is everything so neglected?

- It's a sign of the times.

This kingdom is under a curse,

and the city is in despair.

Everyone goes around muttering:

"Call no man happy who is not dead!"

Now then, my young friend.

You say your name is Perseus,

heir to the kingdom of Argos?

Yes.

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Beverley Cross

Alan Beverley Cross (13 April 1931 – 20 March 1998) (known as Beverley Cross) was an English playwright, librettist and screenwriter.Born in London into a theatrical family, and educated at the Nautical College Pangbourne, Cross started off by writing children's plays in the 1950s. He achieved instant success with his first play, One More River, which dealt with a mutiny in which a crew puts its first officer on trial for manslaughter. The play premiered in 1958 at the New Shakespeare Theatre Liverpool, starring Robert Shaw, directed by Sam Wanamaker, and in 1959, still with Robert Shaw, directed by Guy Hamilton at the Duke Of York's Theatre in London. Cross' second play, Strip the Willow, was to make a star out of his future wife, Dame Maggie Smith, even though the play was staged only in the provinces, never receiving a London production. In 1962, he translated Marc Camoletti's classic farce Boeing Boeing, which went on to have a lengthy and highly lucrative run in the West End. In 1964, he directed the play in Sydney. Another of his successes was Half a Sixpence, a musical comedy based on the H.G. Wells novel Kipps. This opened in 1963 and, like his first play, ran in London for more than a year. He also wrote opera librettos for Richard Rodney Bennett (The Mines of Sulphur, All the King's Men and Victory) and Nicholas Maw (The Rising of the Moon). Cross later became well known for his screenplays, notably Jason and the Argonauts, The Long Ships, Genghis Khan, and Clash of the Titans. He also adapted Half a Sixpence for the screen. He also worked uncredited on the script for Lawrence of Arabia, although it is doubtful whether any of his material made it to the final edit. He died in London in 1998, three weeks and three days before his 67th birthday. He was the stepfather of Maggie Smith's children from her earlier marriage, actors Toby Stephens and Chris Larkin. more…

All Beverley Cross scripts | Beverley Cross Scripts

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Discuss this script with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Translate and read this script in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Clash of the Titans" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 15 Jan. 2021. <https://www.scripts.com/script/clash_of_the_titans_5631>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

    The Marketplace:

    Sell your Script !

    Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!


    The Studio:

    ScreenWriting Tool

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.