Aviv's Scripts

Here's the list of scripts submitted by aviv  —  There are currently 629 scripts total — keep up the great work!

The Secret of Crickley Hall

Episode 1 SHOOTING SCRIPT Pink Revisions 15/03/12 ii. Copyright of BBC Drama Production The sending of this script does not constitute an offer of a contract for any part herein. THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL Ep 1 Pink Revisions 1. 1 EXT. CRICKLEY HALL - 1943 DAY 1 1 Six year o...

by Joe Ahearne

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10 months ago
White Van Man

FADE IN: 201 EXT. HOUSE (ANDRZEJ’S JOB) - DAY 3 - 17:30 201 A WHITE VAN, sparkling new - like shots from a TVcommercial. It’s the one OLLIE’S been dreaming of owning for weeks. Is it his? Has he managed to get the money tobuy it? Pull out to reveal bright letters on the side. The logo for- ...

by Adrian Poynton

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10 months ago
PEAKY BLINDERS II

THIS SCRIPT IS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL Please do not discuss the contents of this script with anyone outside the Production. ©Caryn Mandabach Productions & Tiger Aspect Productions 2014 PBII - Ep 1 - Steven Knight - SHOOTING SCRIPT - 20/02/14 p.1 1 OPEN ON BLACK - FLASHBACK 1 1 T...

by Steven Knight

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10 months ago
Jamaica Inn

1 EXT. OPEN DEVON COUNTRYSIDE, DEVON - DAY 1, AUTUMN- 1820 1 CRASH into sudden noise and movement as a dry mud-spattered black coach careens too close -sunlight glinting off it and its wheels churning dust into the frame. WELL-HEELED TRAVELLERS waiting at this unofficial staging post at...

by Emma Frost

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10 months ago
Detectorists

201 EXT. BISHOP’S FARM ‘HOME FIELD’ - DAEXT. BISHOP’S FARM ‘HOME FIELD’ - DAY Distant bird song: YELLOWHAMMER. Andy and Lance are detecting a few metres apart. Andy gets a signal and digs a plug of soil out of the ground. LANCE What you got? Andy pulls something from the hole and scrape...

by Mackenzie Crook

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10 months ago
Me and Mrs Jones

1 INT. GEMMA’S BATHROOM. MORNING 1 CHARLOTTE and JESS are in their school uniforms, GEMMA looks scruffy and is trying to tie her hair in a pony tail. They are all looking down the toilet. JESS is holding a fish bowl looking worried. CHARLOTTE Sorry mum, I just thought Nemo would like to g...

by Oriane Messina

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10 months ago
LONDON SPY

EXT. LONDON. VAUXHALL. MI6 HEADQUARTERS. NIGHT The Headquarters of British Intelligence. An embassy of secrets. Intense security. Cameras. Bomb proof walls. A cab parks outside. A young man steps out. Mid- twenties. Lean and handsome. He’s Danny. His clothes are cool and casual. His hair s...

by Tom Rob Smith

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10 months ago
From Darkness

1 INT. COTTAGE, BEDROOM. WESTERN ISLES - DAWN DAY 1 (06:11) 1 We float in the darkness. We can barely make out where we are. Somewhere in our mind we can hear the distant sound of footsteps, whispers that seem to race forward and past us, muffled arguments and cries that circle and fade like ...

by Helen Baxendale

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10 months ago
In the Flesh

1 INT. SUPERMARKET - NIGHT 0 1 CLOSE ON A JUMBO PACK OF MONSTER MUNCH - A female hand reaches into frame and plucks the crisps from the shelf. MEGA PACK OF HULA HOOPS- Swipe... SIX PACK OF KIT KATS - Again the hand swipes the chocolate. THE MYSTERY SHOPPER’S TROLLEY - Overloaded with co...

by Dominic Mitchell

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10 months ago
The Paradise

EXT. TOLLGATE STREET - DAY 1 Close on the sign above the shop: Lovett’s Drapery. EDMUND is staring up at it, mesmerised by it. DENISE passing, full of purpose. DENISE What are you doing, Uncle? EDMUND Having your name above a shop -- it’s no small thing. DENISE (laughs) You’ve only...

by William Gallagher

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10 months ago
Tamara Drewe

1 SUMMER. POSY DRAWING 1 2 EXT. DAY. STONEFIELD - THE GROUNDS. 2 Andy Cobb, early thirties, is digging an English garden inthe hot sun. He is lean, naked to the waist. It’s hard to tell which century he inhabits. Only when he stops to drinkfrom a plastic bottle do we realise he is of our time....

by Moira Buffini

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10 months ago
In the Loop

1 INT. NUMBER TEN CORRIDOR/MALCOLM’S OFFICE - MORNING 1 MALCOLM TUCKER, government director of communications, is arriving early. He's on the phone. Passes a CIVIL SERVANT. MALCOLM You're in Mark Hadley's office, yeah? CIVIL SERVANT 1 Yes. MALCOLM I need to see him...

by Jesse Armstrong

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10 months ago
Doctor Who

1. 1 EXT. SKARO - DAY 1 Spinning, blurry. A faint impression, of blue sky, mountains and a dark figure rotating past us - but all upside down! The spinning, slowing. Becoming gentle revolutions. The upside-down figure, silhouetted against the blazing sun - it is clearly MISSY. MIS...

by Sydney Newman

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10 months ago
Brooklyn

1 EXT. STREET. PRE-DAWN EXT. STREET. PRE-DAWN 1 A quiet, working-class residential street in Ireland, early 1950s. It’s morning, but it’s still dark. One of the front doors opens, and out slips EILIS - early twenties, open-faced pretty without knowing it. She closes the door quietly behind he...

by Nick Hornby

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10 months ago
Doctors

A WHEELCHAIR TO GET AROUND. HE IS PRETTY IMMOBILE FROM THE WAIST DOWN, HIS HANDS DON’T WORK TOO WELL, AND HE NEEDS HELP WITH VIRTUALLY EVERY ASPECT OF PERSONAL CARE – EATING, TOILET, TRANSFERRING FROM WHEELCHAIR TO CAR OR BED ETC. HIS WIFE JANICE – MID 40’S – IS A CAREWORN INFINITELY PATIEN...

by Chris Murray

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10 months ago
The Tigger Movie

Now, this might be the room of any small boy, but it happens to belong to a boy named Christopher Robin. And, like most small boys, Christopher Robin had toy animals to play with. And together they had many remarkable adventures... in an enchanted place... called the Hundred Acre Wood. But of all...

by Jun Falkenstein

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10 months ago
Peggy Sue Got Married

Over BLACK, we HEAR the sounds of an old TAPE RECORDING. Young VOICES are filtered amid a noticeable hum, hiss and crackle. We HEAR giggling and then someone named Charlie making vows of love to someone named Peggy Sue. CHARLIE (0.S). Hi this is Charlie and... Come on, say your name. PEGGY (O.S...

by Arlene Sarner

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10 months ago
The Killer

FADE IN: EXT. LANTAU ISLAND - NIGHT The largest of Hong Kong's outlying islands... ...

by John Woo

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10 months ago
Knight Moves

FADE IN: INT. AUDITORIUM - 1972 - DAY TWO BOYS sit on opposite sides of a chessboard. One is NINE, the other FOURTEEN. The room is SILENT, the tension between the two young players severe. All the ADULT PLAYERS that have been eliminated from this mat...

by Brad Mirman

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10 months ago
The Grudge

FADE IN on MARIA (late 20s), asleep in bed. She’s breathtakingly beautiful. Morning light fills the room. The sound of wind, and rippling cloth. Maria stirs, and opens her eyes. She stretches contentedly. Then she frowns. Rolls over. She’s alone in the bed? No, she’s not: PETER (20s) sits o...

by Stephen Susco

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10 months ago
Blade: Trinity

FADE IN: EXT. IRAQI DESERT - DAWN Harsh sunlight beats down over a bleak, unforgiving stretch of rocky desert. Amidst this desolation rise the ruins of an ancient Sumerian ziggurat, a massive stepped pyramid of mud brick that was on...

by David S. Goyer

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10 months ago
The Public Eye

FADE IN: BEGIN TITLES In murky light, a piece of paper sinks in a shallow tin tub. By degrees, faces and forms appear on the page: a swooning woman, (circa 1940) a cop who tries to catch her, a crowd of onlookers standing in the shadows of a tenement house in the aftermath of a murder. Before th...

by Howard Franklin

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10 months ago
The Rock

BEGIN MAIN 'TITLE SEQUENCE: An impressionistic montage: A SILHOUETTED MAN in front of mirror dons his Marine dress blues. Spit= polish shoes laced. Medals clipped to jacket. All in CLOSE-UP. We never= see him fully. The Man puts HIS HAT squarely on his head. EYES glint. On the m...

by David Weisberg

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10 months ago
STAY

EXT. BROOKLYN BRIDGE -- NIGHT A wrecked Ford Mustang burns in the middle of the empty bridge. Empty. No other cars, no people in sight.. . There is a gaping hole in the windshield on the driver's side. Flames consume the backseat. Smoke spills out the windows. The radio still play...

by David Benioff

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10 months ago
Shallow Grave

INT. DAY A blurred image forms on a white screen. A horizontal strip of face, eyes motionless and unblinking. DAVID (voice-over) Take trust, for instance, or friendship: these are the important things in life, the things that matter, that help you on your way. If you can't trust your ...

by John Hodge

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10 months ago
Peeping Tom

FADE IN: EXT. A DESERTED STREET - NIGHT LONG SHOT of the solitary figure of a WOMAN standing professionally alone at the end of the street. It is a bright, still night. We can HEAR the Woman whistling 'Stardust' merrily to herself. CAMERA TRACKS around her. A Man's footsteps ar...

by Leo Marks

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10 months ago
Wild at Heart

1. EXT. CITY STREET - DAY A MAN rides a screaming massive Japanese motorcycle - wound out to maximum R.P.M. up the street. CUT TO: 2. SIGN BY ROADSIDE The sign reads “KIDS PLAYING - SPEED BUMPS”. CUT TO: 3. EXT. CITY STREET - DAY With a whine from hell, the front tire of the motorcycle ...

by David Lynch

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10 months ago
When a Stranger Calls

FADE IN: EXT. SUBURBAN STREET - NIGHT A quiet upper-middle class neighborhood. The CAMERA is at the curb, looking down the street. There are no sidewalks. Trees arch overhead. CICADAS drone on the soundtrack. The OPENING TITLES briefly FADE IN and OUT, framed by the trees on either side of the...

by Fred Walton

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10 months ago
XXX

FADE IN: EXT. PRAGUE - NIGHT On a hill above the city is an old CATHEDRAL. The night is spooky, with harsh shadows playing across the cobblestones and medieval walls. A NERVOUS YOUNG HACKER makes his way down an alley. There is a DOOR at the end of the alley. MUSIC can be faintly heard from i...

by Rich Wilkes

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10 months ago
The Day the Earth Stood Still

EXT. BEACH - PACIFIC ISLAND - MED. SHOT - DAY Backgrounded by palm trees and rolling surf, an American army radar operator sits at his huge instrument, intently tracking a target. Without interrupting this, he speaks with tense excit...

by Edmund H. North

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10 months ago
The Pacifier

FADE IN: EXT. PACIFIC OCEAN - DAY A fishing boat pushes over choppy water. FOUR GUN TOTING . MEN on Jet Skis wearing black wet suits and goggles escort the boat. Flying above it is a HELICOPTER. INT. FISHING BOAT/CONTROL DECK - CONTINUOUS A SERBIAN MAN captains the wheel. SERB 2 ...

by Thomas Lennon

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10 months ago
Ticker

EXT. METROPOLITAN CITY - DOWNTOWN - LATE NIGHT Hot summer night. The flesh district - hookers working the sidewalks, stopping cars. MIKE REILLY, 20s, paces a corner, restless, looking for action ... wet hair, three-day beard, trenchcoat, sneakers, heat-seeking weary eyes. He flashes a wad...

by Paul B. Margolis

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10 months ago
SHIVERS

EXT. STARLINER TOWERS APARTMENT COMPLEX -- MORNING Starliner Towers is seen in LS through the windshield of a moving car. The car approaches the complex and stops near the main doors of the West Tower. Out of the car climb Kresimir a...

by David Cronenberg

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10 months ago
The Beach

EXT. BANGKOK. NIGHT A single headlamp in close up shines directly and brightly out. Extreme noise and light. Beyond its glare can be seen the outline of a motorized tricycle ("tuk-tud") and its Thai driver. A young man, Richard, sits in the back, his rucksack beside him, swaying w...

by John Hodge

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10 months ago
Maverick

FADE IN ON: 1 EXT. DESOLATE LANDSCAPE -HANGING TREE -DAY 1 Rocks. Cactus. The occasional tree. Not a place you'd like to spend your summer vacation. Now there are sounds: A WHIPPING WIND begins to get LOUDER. And in the distance, but GROWING: THUNDER. CAMERA STARTS TO MOVE -SLOWLY...

by William Goldman

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10 months ago
MY GIRL

MY GIRL By My Girl (1991) Directed by Howard Zieff Writing credits Laurice Elehwany ...

by Laurice Elehwany

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10 months ago
My Girl 2

SETTING: MADISON, PENNYSYLVANIA 1974 CLOSE-UP OF VADA SULTENFUSS' FACE VADA I remember before I was born, wounded up like a fur ball in the highly overrated fetal position, luckily I'm not claustro...

by Laurice Elehwany

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10 months ago
Awakenings

1. A dusty deserted street -saloon, livery stable, sunset. Only there is something unsettling about it all. The colors are too muted and the angles not quite in perspective. Pulling slowly back eventually reveals the edges of a narrow wooden picture frame ... INT. BEDROOM -NIGHT -1930 Dr...

by Steven Zaillian

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10 months ago
Away from Her

1 EXT RUNDOWN NEIGHBOURHOOD - FEBRUARY 2005 1 Grant, a handsome man in his 70’s, with a constant twinkle in his eye, drives down a suburban looking street in a poor area of a small Ontario town. He consults an address that lies on the seat beside him. Looks at the houses as he passes them. ...

by Sarah Polley

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10 months ago
From Here to Eternity

FADE IN: EXT. QUADRANGLE - DAY . LONG SHOT The quadrangle of Army buildings is quiet and deserted. A broken-down taxi drives in at one corner and slowly makes its . way around the quadrangle. SUPERIMPOSED over shot is the . legend: . HAWAII, 1941 SIX MONTHS BEFORE PEARL HARBO...

by Daniel Taradash

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10 months ago
Sunset Boulevard

SEQUENCE "A" A-l-4 START the picture with the actual street sign: SUNSET BOULEVARD, stencilled on a curbstope. In the gutter lie dead leaves, scraps of paper, burnt matches and cigarette butts. It is early morning. Now the CAME...

by Charles Brackett

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10 months ago
One Way Passage

MAIN TITLES over an ocean liner anchored in a harbor. DISSOLVE TO IMAGES of the cast with their names and roles SUPERIMPOSED, over which we hear the film's love theme. FADE OUT FADE IN EXT. HONG KONG - DAY A couple of shots from stock footage of the city. SUPERIMPOSED text reads: H...

by Wilson Mizner

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10 months ago
Little Women

MRS. MARCH So you're going to Washington? MAN Yes, Ma'am. My son is sick in a hospital there. MRS. MARCH Oh. This will be an anxious Christmas for you. I think this one will do. Let's try this. Is it your only son? MAN No, Ma'am. I had four, two were killed. One is a priso...

by Robin Swicord

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10 months ago
The Possession

EXT. FAIRY TALE FOREST - DAY/NIGHT Moonlight. A magical forest of trees. Diamond shards of blue light on wrinkled, wormy roots. Over the mossy gorse, steps - A little TAILOR, with scissors, needles and thread hanging from his belt. A glass key round his neck. And a tall, grey hound beside...

by Juliet Snowden

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10 months ago
Rush Hour 2

EXT. HONG KONG SKYLINE - ESTABLISHING A smoky haze dims the blazing sun. Skyscrapers sit like watchtowers over the city, where East meets West for five and a half million people a day. EXT. AMERICAN CONSULATE - HONG KONG - DAY THE AMERICAN EMBASSY - U.S. and Chinese flags side by side. HU LI...

by Jeff Nathanson

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10 months ago
Game 6

INT. LOFT APARTMENT - MANHATTAN - MORNING STEVEN SCHWIMMER, a drama critic, asleep on his bed. He wears a sleep mask. The bed is a mattress on a makeshift platform. Papers strewn on the floor. An exercise bike. A desk with and old manual typewriter, reference works, periodicals, Styrofoam cu...

by Don DeLillo

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10 months ago
Sister Act

FADE IN: INT. ST. ANNE'S ACADEMY - AKRON, OHIO - CLASSROOM We are in a parochial school classroom, in the late Sixties. The children all wear uniforms and sit at little desks. SISTER IMMACULATA stands at the front of the room; she is a middle-aged nun, very sev...

by Paul Rudnick

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10 months ago
Young Frankenstein

FADE IN 1EXT. FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE1 A BOLT OF LIGHTNING! A CRACK OF THUNDER! On a distant, rainy hill, the old Frankenstein castle, as we knew and loved it, is illuminated by ANOTHER BOLT OF LIGHTNING. MUSIC: AN EERIE TRANSYLVANIAN LULLABY begins to PLAY in the b.g. 2ANOTHER ANGLE2 as we M...

by Gene Wilder

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10 months ago
The Man Who Wasn't There

ED (V.O.) Yeah, I worked in a barbershop. But I never considered myself a barber... We track back from a barber's pole. ED (V.O.) ...I stumbled into it--well, mar...

by Joel Coen

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10 months ago
The Time Machine

FADE IN: M.G.M. TRADEMARK A.1 Leo the Lion ROARS over the FANFARE, then FADE OUT: GLIDING OBJECTS IN A WIDE DARK VOID - (ANIMATION) Out of the SILENT darkness a short white ...

by John Logan

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10 months ago
Raising Arizona

OVER BLACK: VOICE OVER My name is H. I. McDunnough... A WALL With horizontal hatch lines. VOICE OVER ...Call me Hi. A disheveled young man in a gaily colored Hawaiian shirt is launched into frame by someone offscreen. He holds a printed paddle that reads "NO. 1468-6 NOV. 29 79."...

by Joel Coen

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10 months ago
Who Framed Roger Rabbit

FADE IN: ON A "MAROON CARTOON" Accompanied by zany CARTOON MUSIC, the TITLE CARD reads: MAROON CARTOONS PRESENT BABY HERMAN AND ROGER RABBIT IN "THE BUNNYSITTER" Below are two cameos of the cartoon's stars. One picture is of a cherubic baby in a bonnet innocentl...

by Peter S. Seaman

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10 months ago
The Doors

FADE IN: INT. RECORDING STUDIO (LAST SESSION) - LA DEC 1970 - NIGHT A dark silence hovers along the deserted, bunker-like studio. MIKE stands and booms shadow a grand piano... The ENGINEER waits in the booth, lit, alert man, bored, fiddling... ENGINEER Hey Jim, It's your birthday man, ...

by Randall Jahnson

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10 months ago
U Turn

EXT. SOMEWHERE IN THE DESERT SOUTHWEST - DAY BEGIN TITLES OVER: It is early morning and already hot. INSECTS drone, crackle, and scurry for shade. PRAIRIE DOGS burrow to escape the sun. We can see the heat shimmering off the surface of the Earth. On a dusty highway, a pair of VULTURES dine o...

by John Ridley

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10 months ago
Shine

INT. TRANSIT LOUNGE. AIRPORT - NIGHT David HELFGOTT wakes with a start in an indistinct place somewhere in the world. Late thirties, eyelids at half-mast, he stares into the wet night, mesmerized by a flashing red light. David (mumbling) Kissed them all, I kissed them all, always kissed cats,...

by Jan Sardi

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10 months ago
Scary Movie

EXT DREW'S HOUSE ' NIGHT Modest home on the outskirts of town where no one can hear you scream, HALLOWEEN NIGHT. INT. DREW'S KITCHEN ' NIGHT CLOSE ON YOUNG HOLLYWOOD STARLET, A LITTLE ADORABLE SEXPOT WE WOULD ALL LOVE TO SEE KILLED FOR THIS SCENE. She grabs a tin skillet of "Ji...

by Shawn Wayans

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10 months ago
The Searchers

FADE IN Behind the main title and the credits: 1EXT. PLAINS COUNTRY - CLOSE SHOT - MOVING JUST ABOVE GROUND LEVEL - A STUDY OF HOOFPRINTS - LATE AFTERNOON The hoofprints are deeply etched in the ground, picking their way through scrubby desert growth. An occasional tumbleweed drifts with the l...

by Frank Nugent

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10 months ago
White Squall

FADE IN: SUPER: A TRUE STORY - MYSTIC HARBOR CONNECTICUT 1994 CREDITS OVER Wind on the water. Soaring gulls and sand pipers glide over the pilings and sagging bulkheads. OLDER CHUCK (V.O.) Though I hadn't seen or spoken to Sheldrake in over thirty years, it seemed impossible that his h...

by Todd Robinson

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10 months ago
Phone Booth

FADE IN: NEW YORK CITY - AERIAL VIEW OF DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN - DAY MULTIPLE STREET SCENES - DAY The sidewalks crowded as usual. A sea of humanity. People come and go -- always in a hurry. Oblivious of one another. A TRAFFIC JAM -- A STREET being torn up by construction workers; A SANITATION ...

by Larry Cohen

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10 months ago
Duck Soup

The story begins with an opening shot on the exterior of the executive mansion. It is a gala day. Soldiers are lined up in front of the entrance; expensive cars and car- riages are arriving and depositing distinguished notables from the adjoining countries. Two trumpeters at the head of the ...

by Arthur Sheekman

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10 months ago
The Rapture

INTERIOR: TELEPHONE COMPANY INFORMATION OFFICE. DAY. We move slowly through a crowded office. A hundred information operators in booths. SHARON works at a computer terminal. Close on her. She's on a kind of autopilot as she does her job, and the people talking to her hear so little pers...

by Michael Tolkin

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10 months ago
The Green Mile

A SONG BEGINS, distant as a faded memory on an old Victrola: Once I built a railroad, made it run... Made it race against time...Once I built a railroad, now it's done...Brother, can you spare a dime... Opening credit sequence plays against footage of the Great Depression, images haunting...

by Frank Darabont

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10 months ago
The Terminator

A1 TITLE SEQUENCE - SLITSCAN EFFECT A1 1 EXT. SCHOOLYARD - NIGHT 1 Silence. Gradually the sound of distant traffic becomes audible. A LOW ANGLE bounded on one side by a chain-link fence and on the other by the one-story public school build- ings. Spray-can h...

by James Cameron

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10 months ago
Silver Bullet

FADE IN: EXT. THE FULL MOON, CLOSE NIGHT It nearly fills the screen, swimming mysteriously in the warm late summer air. SOUND: Crickets. THE CAMERA PANS SLOWLY DOWN TO: EXT. TRAIN TRACKS IN THE COUNTRY NIGHT - AND MOONLIGHT CREDITS BEGIN. A rail-rider comes chugging along the tracks....

by Stephen King

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10 months ago
Siege

FADE IN: EXT. TYRE, LEBANON - DAY A coast road. Date palms. Burnt-out hulks that once were Russian T-54 TANKS have long ago been left to rust in the sun. A 4-door MERCEDES hurtles down the ancient road. DEVEREAUX (V.O.) We're online for exactly two minutes. A SATELLITE VIEW Of the sam...

by Lawrence Wright

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10 months ago
Scream 2

EXT. MOVIE THEATRE - NIGHT An old preserved movie theatre. The kind only found in a small town. Very picturesque. The marquee in front reads: SNEAK PREVIEW TONIGHT "STAB" Rated R A line has formed around the block, GUYS and GIRLS--mostly college age. CLOSE on a girl, MAUREEN, no more ...

by Kevin Williamson

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10 months ago
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

INT. PUBLISHING HOUSE RECEPTION AREA - DAY It's grand and modern. Random House-Knopf-Taschen is etched on the wall in large gold letters. An old woman enters carrying a tattered manuscript, maybe a thousand pages. She seems haunted, hollow-eyed, sickly. The young receptionist, dressed i...

by Charlie Kaufman

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10 months ago
Zulu Dawn

1.SCRIPT APPEARS ON BLACK SCREEN: One hundred years ago the British Colony of Natal in Southern Africa was surrounded by a vast and independent Zulu Kingdom. In 1879, a banle took place that was forever to alter the course of colonial history: I SANDHLWANA 2 EXT. DAWN. Four Zulu's are...

by Cy Endfield

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10 months ago
Top Gun

NOTE: Aerial dialogue in CAPS is UHF radio; plane to plane, plane to carrier. Aerial dialogue in small case is ICS; an inter-cockpit system; a live mike, heard by pilot and RIO only. 1. EXT. NIGHT. - THE PACIFIC IS ANYTHING BUT WINDS HOWL. Rain drives horizontal. The sea sur...

by Jack Epps Jr.

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10 months ago
Punch-Drunk Love

LOGO Presentation cards with white, red, blue, blue-green backgrounds, then: CUT TO: INT. WAREHOUSE - EARLY MORNING CAMERA (STEADICAM) holds on a man in a suit, sitting behind a desk, on the phone: BARRY EGAN (Adam Sandler) BARRY ...yes I'm still on hold... OPERATOR And what was this? ...

by Paul Thomas Anderson

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10 months ago
The Game

EXT. MANSION -- DAY -- HOME MOVIES A stately mansion. A perfect lawn. A BUTLER carries a birthday cake with sparking sparklers... Past wealthy MEN in crewcuts and thin ties, WOMEN in cat-eye sunglasses. Everyone sings (silent) "Happy Birthday"... CHILDREN follow the cake, in dres...

by John Brancato

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10 months ago
The White Angel

1 TITLES - The sound of a woman walking on a deserted street 2 EXT NIGHT STREET - FADE UP - We see a woman's feet wearing red stiletto shoes. It is late at night and she is very alone. She turns a bend and enters a darkened street, her heels making a distinctive click on the path. Sud...

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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10 months ago
Doctor Who Rose

Rose Original Airdate: 26 Mar, 2005 [The Tyler's flat] (Earth, United Kingdom, South London. An alarm clock goes off at 7:30. A young blonde woman gets up, dressed and kisses her mother goodbye. Her mother, who is also blonde, still in her dressing gown and lazing on the settee while watc...

by Russell T Davies

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10 months ago
Fawlty Towers

Sorry, I forgot my key. Oh, thanks Hello, Fawlty Towers. Yes. Yes. No, this afternoon, that would be fine. No, it's 16 Elwood Avenue. 16, that's it. Thank you. I'll just put these outside, shall I, dear? Polly, this is where we'll be if you need us. There's the n...

by John Cleese

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10 months ago
Withnail and I

Camden Town, London. 1969 The Flat. [A few shafts of sunlight sneak through the curtains and illuminate a sitting room. There are empty bottles everywhere. 'I', who is smoking a joint, gets up somewhat precariously and walks into a kitchen which is full of bottles and dirty washing up...

by Bruce Robinson

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10 months ago
Witness

1 EXT. LANCASTER COUNTY, PA. COUNTRYSIDE - DAY (TITLE SEQUENCE) The faces of several young children are presented in CLOSEUP, as they walk TOWARD US across a ploughed field. On the SOUND TRACK, the haunting SOUNDS OF A GREGORIAN FUNERAL CHANT. The CAMERA ...

by William Kelley

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10 months ago
Jurassic Park

1EXTJUNGLENIGHT An eyeball, big, yellowish, distinctly inhuman, stares raptly between wooden slats, part of a large crate. The eye darts from side to side, alert as hell. A legend tries to place us - - ISLA NUBLAR 120 MILES WEST OF COSTA RICA - - but to us it's still the middle of nowhe...

by Michael Crichton

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10 months ago
Sounder

FADE IN Before titles. EXT. HUNTING WOODS - LANDSDOWN COUNTY - NIGHT It is a clear but cold Autumn night at some time in the nineteen thirties. The Landsdown Woods are an assortment of various elements of nature: quiet water streams, rushing rivers, heavy brushland, small trees, and the mo...

by Lonne Elder III

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10 months ago
Nothing But a Man

A crew of African-Americans are laying tracks in rural Alabama. The crane operator is the only white man on the section gang. INT. BUNK CAR The dormitory of the section gang. The men are through for the day and lounging on their bunkbeds. DUFF ANDERSON plays checkers with FRANKIE, using bottl...

by Michael Roemer

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Nixon

A PROLOGUE APPEARS on a black screen: "This film is an attempt to understand the truth of Richard Nixon, thirty-seventh president of the United States. It is based on numerous public sources and on an incomplete historical record. In consideration of length, events and characters have bee...

by Christopher Wilkinson

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Raging Bull

MUSIC IN: "Stone Cold Dead in the Market" by Louis Jordon THE TITLES appear on black. They are intercut with CLOSE-UPS of a fighter's body. EXAMPLES: Feet move. Credit over black. Body lunges. Credit over black. Fists swing and punch at the air. Credit over black. WE CATCH...

by Paul Schrader

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

This is the official 'Unoffical' Monty Python And The Holy Grail screenplay. This file contains the script as it was on March 20 1974, before filming took place. There are many minor differences from what appears here and what ended up on the screen. This file also contains cut scene...

by Monty Python

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Dumb and Dumber

FADE IN: EXT. PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND - WINTER MORNING A PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN is standing on the street corner waiting for a bus. She's carrying books and looking very collegiate. A black stretch LIMOUSINE with darkened windows drives past, SLAMS ON ITS BRAKES, and backs up. The Young Wo...

by Peter Farrelly

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The Pursuit of Happyness

Time to get up, man. -All right, Dad. -Come on. Should be here soon. -I think I should make a list. -What do mean? -For your birthday gifts? -Yeah. You know you're only getting a couple of things, right? Yeah, I know. Just to look at and study so I can choose better. Okay, well, that's ...

by Steven Conrad

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They

INT. BEDROOM - DAY Tiny golden wheels and gears turning lazily upon metal rods. Mechanical pieces. Small and intricate. Glittering in the sunlight. REVEAL The gears are turning within an ANTIQUE DESK CLOCK sitting on a book shelf, a small pendulum swinging back and forth behind the glass housing...

by Brendan Hood

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

1958 PROLOGUE: INT. RIPLEY'S CABIN. EVENING. Fade up on Ripley, as in the final scene of the film, sitting, desolate in a ship's cabin. The camera rotates around his face, which begins in light and ends in darkness. RIPLEY (O/S) If I could just go back. If I could rub everything ou...

by Anthony Minghella

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

1 JERUSALEM Early in the morning, a priest calls the citizens from the top of a minaret to come to church. CUT TO 2 PRISON/ JERUSALEM PRISONER Aaahhh (Turkish) QUARD Show us how brave you are He says you stole the bread PETER OF DUBOIS It's a lie, I caught him stealing ours QUARD ...

by Pen Densham

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Ring

Caption-- �September 5th. Sunday.� INT. OUISHI HOUSEHOLD � TOMOKO�S ROOM - NIGHT CLOSEUP on a TELEVISION SET. There�s a baseball game on, but the sound is turned completely down. Camera PANS to show two cute high school girls, MASAMI and TOMOKO. Masami is seated on the floor at a low coff...

by Hiroshi Takahashi

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Rushmore

INT. CLASSROOM DAY A private day school. Twenty 10th grade boys are sitting in desks in geometry class. They are dressed in school uniform, light blue shirts and khakis. The boys look dazed and sleepy. The teacher, MR. ADAMS, is at the front of the room, finishing a complicated equation on the ...

by Owen Wilson

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RKO 281

Q: "During the shooting of CITIZEN KANE, did you have the sensation of making such an important film?" A: "I never doubted it for a single instant." Interview with Orson Welles. 1966. Pleasure is worth what you can afford to pay for it William Randolph Hearst. 1924 INT. LAR...

by John Logan

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The X-Files

FADE IN: EXT. SNOWSCAPE A BLINDING WHITE SCREEN, under which we hear an ominous low end Dolby THX Big Screen rumble. We're not in 19" television land anymore, Toto. As the rumble builds, TWO BLACK FIGURES appear on what now has resolved into a distant horizon. From their movements we...

by Chris Carter

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All the King's Men

Interior: Jack Burden's Desk, The Chronicle, Day Jack Burden is looking over the morning edition of "The Chronicle." He reads the society page. A man enters and leans across his desk. MAN Burden! Jack Burden! The boss wants to see you. He folds his paper, rises, and walks by the...

by Steven Zaillian

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

EXT. STREET - DAY A UPS Man with a big pot belly is walking down the street, whistling and carelessly tossing a package in the air. We hear the sound of broken glass in the box. He passes a professional woman. UPS MAN Good morning, UPS! He tosses the box behind his back like a basketball, then...

by Jim Carrey

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Pitch Black

INT. MAIN CABIN A CRYO-LOCKER BLOWS OPEN, spitting out... CAROLYN FRY. She hits the deck of the main cabin: Four crew lockers in a forward section, countless more in back. But the deck is canted at a sick angle and ALARMS SCREAM everywhere: The world is dying around her. Legs wobbly, shivering...

by Ken Wheat

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The Producers

INT. DAY. HALLWAY OUTSIDE OF MAX BIALYSTOCK'S OFFICE. CLOSE-UP OF LITTLE OLD LADY. She blows a kiss and WAVES GOOD-BYE. CUT TO CLOSE-UP OF MAX BIALYSTOCK. HE RESPONDS WITH SIMILAR GESTURES. CAMERA PULLS BACK TO FULL SHOT. LEGEND ON FROSTED GLASS OF BIALYSTOCK'S OFFICE DOOR READS: ...

by Mel Brooks

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Passenger 57

NOTE: Charles Rane was originally named Wolfgang. FADE IN: 1A CLOSEUP - MAN'S FACE 1A Handsome. Capable-looking. Sharp, chiseled features. But it's the eyes that grab you. They're the coldest, crudest eyes you've ever seen and they belong to CHARLES RANE, known in the terro...

by David Loughery

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Panic Room

FADE IN: EXT. MANHATTAN - DAY The whole island, from the south. For a second. Literally. EXT. NEW YORK SKYLINE - DAY Closer, just the skyline. For another second. EXT. UPPER WEST SIDE - DAY Closer still, the Upper West Side. For another second. No time to waste admiring the scenery....

by David Koepp

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Out of Sight

BLACK We hear TRAFFIC, some STREET NOISES, then... FADE IN: A MIAMI STREET - DAY The financial district. Lots of people in suits. A shaky, spasmodic ZOOM IN finds... JACK FOLEY -- forty, big, focused expression -- as he rips a tie from around his neck and throws it down in the gutter. He s...

by Scott Frank

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One Good Turn

FADE IN: INT. VAUDEVILLE THEATER - NIGHT A black signboard at the edge of the stage reads ETON AND FARRELL in white Art Deco type. A piano plays. The voice of RUTH ETON begins warbling the verse of "If I Could Be With You (One Hour To-Night)" a pop tune by Henry Creamer and Jimmy J...

by H. M. Walker

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10 months ago
Next Friday

EXT. FRONT LAWN - OVERHEAD SHOT - NIGHT DEBO is laid out on the grass. CRAIG (V.O.) In the movies, when you beat up the neighborhood bully; you suppose to live happily ever after. But around here; that's when all the drama begins... Blue and red police lights flash over Debo's body....

by Ice Cube

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Nashville

FADE IN: A TITLE SEQUENCE Still photos of twenty-four principal actors. 1 CLOSE SHOT - SIGN Nashville Airport. 2 EXT. NASHVILLE AIRPORT - DAY TRICYCLE MAN drives into parking lot and parks next to GREEN'S old Chevy. TRICYCLE MAM: locks his machine and walks toward coffee sho...

by Joan Tewkesbury

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Magnolia

OVER BLACK; NARRATOR In the New York Herald, November 26, year 1911, there is an account of the hanging of three men -- CUT TO: Black and White Lumiere Footage Three men hung....bang...bang...bang. CUT TO: Newspaper Headline comes into focus; "Three Men Hung." QUICK DISSOLVE: Sub...

by Paul Thomas Anderson

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10 months ago
Mobsters

INT: BELOW DECK ON A OCEAN GOING SHIP - NIGHT Fifty immigrants are packed onto benches along the walls of the small dark room. Some eat or talk, but most stare vacantly into space. Others sleep curled up among their baggage on the floor. A lamp swinging from the ceiling provides the only lig...

by Nicholas Kazan

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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

20th CENTURY FROG ARS GRATIA ARTIS PRESENTS STARRING (ALPHABETICALLY) GRAHAM CHAPMAN INTERNATIONALLY SUPER STARRING (ALPHABETICALLY) JOHN CLEESE EXTRA-TERRESTIALLY CO-SUPER (ALSO ALPHABETICALLY) STARRING TERRY GILLIAM SUPER-INTER- GALACTICALLY (A BIT ALPHABETICALLY) CO MEGA STARRING ERI...

by Graham Chapman

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Mobsters

INT: BELOW DECK ON A OCEAN GOING SHIP - NIGHT Fifty immigrants are packed onto benches along the walls of the small dark room. Some eat or talk, but most stare vacantly into space. Others sleep curled up among their baggage on the floor. A lamp swinging from the ceiling provides the only lig...

by Nicholas Kazan

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The Man in the Iron Mask

FADE IN: From the BLACKNESS before the first images, we hear a young woman's tortured SCREAM, muffled by her own will. We see her mouth, open in agony; her face, beaded with sweat. Her name is ANNE, and she is Queen of France. She lies in A ROYAL BEDCHAMBER The royal DOCTOR kneels at t...

by Randall Wallace

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Mrs Brown

EXT. THE GROUNDS OF WINDSOR CASTLE, FOREST - NIGHT Begin on black. The sound of rain driving into trees. Something wipes frame and we are suddenly hurtling through a forest on the shoulders of a wild-eyed, kilted JOHN BROWN. Drenched hair streaming, head swivelling left and right, as he search...

by John Logan

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Lost in America

1EXT. HOUSE - NIGHT Sold sign is posted in front of a house. SHOT OF SIGN. CUT TO: 2INT. HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - SAME NIGHT The house is empty except for Bekins boxes which are packed. They are all over the rooms. The CAMERA SLOWLY MOVES IN AND AROUND the boxes until we REACH the bedroom. 3I...

by Monica Johnson

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The Lost Weekend

FADE IN: A-1 THE MAN-MADE MOUNTAIN PEAKS OF MANHATTAN on a sunny day in October, 1938. THE CAMERA PANS ACROSS the distant ridge of midtown buildings, then slowly FINDS A FOREGROUND: THE REAR OF A SMALL APARTMENT HOUSE on East 55th Street. It is a 4-story affair of brick, housing some eight ...

by Charles Brackett

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Lost Souls

FADE IN ON: Black screen SOUND OS -- a CHOKED BACK BREATH, GASPING, lungs looking for air, the struggle for life and we -- FLASHCUT TO: INT. LIMBO/WATER - ANOTHER TIME GASPING for BREATH continues, more relentless, harder, heavier and into the FRAME we SEE fragments, slowed into special moti...

by Pierce Gardner

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The Lost Boys

1 EXT. THE OCEAN - NIGHT 1 CAMERA SKIMMING along the top of the water. Moonlight on the surf. Racing toward the beach where large bonfires burn. TITLES AND TITLE SONG. CAMERA FLIES THROUGH FLAMES revealing: 2 THE SANTA CARLA BOARDWALK 2 This is the place where it...

by Jeffrey Boam

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Lord of Illusions

TITLE SEQUENCE As the credits run, we INTERCUT the following two sequences: EXT. NEVADA DESERT - IDOLS - DAY A SLOW DRIFT through a collection of crudely constructed, surreal, six-foot tall "IDOLS." Like modern demons. Grotesque. Disturbing. WE LAP DISSOLVE between details of th...

by Clive Barker

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Lone Star

EXT. TEXAS SCRUB -- DAY Two men in shorts and Hawaiian shirts are poking around a sandy section in the middle of scrub flats. SERGEANT CLIFF POTTS is in the f.g., a plant-and-tree guidebook in hand, as SERGEANT "MIKEY" HOGAN works a metal detector over a large, sandy bank in the b.g....

by John Sayles

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

INT. INTERROGATION ROOM - PRESENT This whole scene is shot using only extreme close-ups of eyes, cards, tapping fingers and mouths. We open on a bright pair of eyes. One is bruised and slightly swollen, but this does not detract from their clarity. EDDY Three card brag is a simple form of p...

by Guy Ritchie

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Living in Oblivion

A battered 35mm movie camera stands alone on a wooden tripod surrounded by blackness. Opening credits begin. An almost imperceptible DOLLY in toward the movie camera. The dolly forward continues throughout the credits ending in an EXTREME CU of the camera's lens, filling the frame like a...

by Tom DiCillo

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The Leopard Man

FADE IN On the fountain at El Pueblo. A jet of waiter rises into the air at regular intervals, tossing an empty ball in rhythm. Below the ball, the water cascades into the second tier of the fountain. SUPERIMPOSED over this fountain are the main and credit titles. Throughout the running of the ...

by Ardel Wray

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Léon: The Professional

Notes: The beginning is identical to the movie, so we considered useless reporting it here. It's from Mathilda's first rifle training scene that the original script is totally different from the movie. This version is much more violent and the affective relation between Leon and Ma...

by Luc Besson

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Leaving Las Vegas

TITLE ON BLACK; �10 P.M. - LOS ANGELES� DISSOLVE TO: 1 INT. SMART BAR IN BEVERLY HILLS - NIGHT It is the kind of bar where the well-to-do folks of LA go to pick up - or be picked up. Lesser-known actors, agents and executives of all ages. Into this bar comes Ben. Ben is in his thirties. He ...

by Mike Figgis

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The Last Temptation of Christ

EXT. NAZARETH - MORNING From above: Flying close over a thick grove of olive trees. MUSIC fades into the sound of wings beating through the air. We hear (OVER) the voice of a young man, thoughtful but strong. JESUS (V.O.) The feeling begins. It's a light tingling at first. Right on the...

by Paul Schrader

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The Last Samurai

FADE IN: BRIGHT BLUE TIGER Surrounded by a pack of dogs, ten of them snarling and gnashing their teeth. The TIGER'S, eyes burn with fury as he wheels in a circle, lunging at one dog clawing at another, keeping them all at bay. Suddenly, the TIGER leaps over the dogs and transforms int...

by John Logan

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The Ladykillers

EXT. MISSISSIPPI RIVER - DAY A BOAT Specifically, a garbage scow. We see it from ON HIGH, chugging down the placid but mighty Mississippi. Head credits play over COVERAGE of the garbage scow. No sound, except for an incongruously heroic score. The COVERAGE is a little rough, coarse-grained; ...

by Joel Coen

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Kundun

The Himalayas. A still photograph, a portrait, of a mountain; the north face of Chomolungma - a peak also known as Mount Everest - twenty-nine thousand feet high. We hear a very young boy speak. BOY (VO) Mama, my story. A woman speaks: WOMAN (VO) Again? BOY (VO) Tell me. Portrait of a mou...

by Melissa Mathison

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Klute

INT. DINING ROOM - TOM GRUNEMANN HOUSE - DAY CLOSE SHOT of TOM GRUNEMANN, attractive young executive, sitting at the head of the dining room table carving a turkey for Thanksgiving Day dinner. There are joyous sounds of celebration. The CAMERA PANS around the table revealing the happy family and...

by Andy Lewis

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The King of Comedy

FADE IN: 1EXT: MIDTOWN MANHATTAN STREETS - DAY Behind the opening credits, we watch a montage of RUPERT PUPKIN making his daily rounds as a messenger delivering manila envelopes and packages to various New York offices, always courteous and polite in his demeanor, PUPKIN is an attractive-l...

by Paul D. Zimmerman

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10 months ago
Killing Zoe

FADE IN: INT. TAXI CAB - MOVING - DAY Rain falls on the rear window of a taxi parked in the taxi zone of the Charles de Gualle Airport. Aside from the incessant tapping of rain on the roof of the cab we hear the sounds of the airport: the almost monotonic loudspeaker declaring in French that...

by Roger Avary

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Kill Bill

OVER BLACK We hear labored breathing. BLACK FRAME QUOTE APPEARS: "Revenge is a dish best served cold" - Old Klingon Proverb - QUOTE FADES OUT WE STAY ON BLACK ...breathing continues... Then a MAN'S VOICE talks over the breathing; MAN'S VOICE(O.S.) Do you find me sadist...

by Quentin Tarantino

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Kate and Leopold

FADE IN: INT. VICTORIAN ESTATE - 1895 - DAY CLOSE UP: Ornate antique GRANDFATHER CLOCK strikes 2:15. The credits begin to roll. Calligraphy place cards are painstakingly hand-written in preparation for a formal reception. Servants meticulously clean an elaborate crystal chandelier. Hands r...

by James Mangold

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10 months ago
Kalifornia

EXT. - NIGHT It's raining like hell. Flashes of lightning reveal momentary glimpses of a decayed urban/industrial landscape. Far below us, a mysterious glistening wet rock lies engulfed in the drowning earth. We descend toward the rock. Sporadic flashes of lightning distort our perspect...

by Tim Metcalfe

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Kafka

PRAGUE - MORNING The Old Town is quiet. It's very early in the twisted streets of this ancient ghetto. Dark corners casting a medieval spell over a modern century oblivious to their romance and mystery. The River is the dividing line. Elegant gardens on the opposite bank embracing the m...

by Lem Dobbs

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10 months ago
Joe Versus the Volcano

GREY SCREEN The TITLE appears in white letters - JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO MUSIC. Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances," Chicago Symphony Orchestra, begins to play. The stormy part. The CREDITS ROLL. The credits have that depressing, shitty, this is going to be one of those lousy blac...

by John Patrick Shanley

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10 months ago
The Jazz Singer

TITLE 1:The New York ghetto, the daily life of which throbs to the rhythm of music that is as old as civilization. FADE IN 1. EXT. NEW YORK STREET LONG SHOT It is a typical East Side business street at the height of the day's activities, a street that is lined with pushcarts, sidewalk...

by Alfred A. Cohn

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10 months ago
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

OVER BLACK WE SEE: CHYRON A long time ago, in front of a convenience store far, far away-- EXT. QUICK STOP YEARS AGO--DAY We FADE IN on the block of stores (Quick Stop/RST), from sometime ago, In fact, RST isn't RST; it's THE RECORD RACK -- a 45's store with head shop paraphern...

by Kevin Smith

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10 months ago
Jacob's Ladder

EXT. VIETNAM - DUSK A swarm of helicopters swoops out of a yellow sky and deposits an army of men over a Vietnamese hillside. The SOLDIERS scramble over the terraced rice paddies for the protection of the jungle. Falling into coulmns, like strands of soldier ants, seventy-five men, at combat r...

by Bruce Joel Rubin

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10 months ago
I Walked with a Zombie

The RKO trademark FADES OUT, to reveal a road lined with palm trees, spectrally long and straight like a vista in a Dali painting. Along this road and from a far distance two tiny figures advance toward the camera. Over this scene the TITLE and CREDITS are SUPERIMPOSED. The two figures continu...

by Curt Siodmak

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10 months ago
I Am Sam

INT. STARBUCKS - 7:30 A.M. We're watching a pair of hands arrange white sugar packets, blue Equal packets, and pink Sweet and Low into small containers. With precision and lightning speed, the mixed up colors and crumpled packets are transformed into neat little color-coded rows. Wait, th...

by Kristine Johnson

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10 months ago
The Ice Storm

EXT. TRAIN - DARKNESS BEFORE DAWN Suburban Connecticut, outside of New York City, 1973. The still after a terrible storm. Trees dripping, their branches torn, the air warming just before the break of a new day. The train lies dark and motionless, a few flashing yellow emergency lights up front, ...

by James Schamus

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10 months ago
It's a Wonderful Life

FADE IN �� NIGHT SEQUENCE Series of shots of various streets and buildings in the town of Bedford Falls, somewhere in New York State. The streets are deserted, and snow is falling. It is Christmas Eve. Over the above scenes we hear voices praying: GOWER'S VOICE I owe everything to Geor...

by Albert Hackett

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10 months ago
Hard Rain

FADE IN RAIN Falls from low grey clouds. Down below we see... THE RIVER Muddy, slow and powerful, overflowing its banks. In the near distance is... THE RESERVOIR Filled to the maximum, water thundering out of two open gates. We close in on... THE DAM There's a Dam Control Office in...

by Graham Yost

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10 months ago
Harold and Maude

FADE IN: 1INT. THE CHASEN'S DEN - DAY The CAMERA is at floor level. A young man enters but we see only his shoes and the cuffs of his pants. We TRACK with him as he walks across the room and stops at a record player. Pause. We HEAR a record drop and begin playing a light classical melody. ...

by Colin Higgins

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10 months ago
Happiness

1.EXT. HAPPY'S RESTAURANT - NIGHT.1. The sign is illuminated. 2.INT. HAPPY'S RESTAURANT - NIGHT.2. Pretty, 30ish JOY JORDAN and teary-eyed STUART sit opposite each other. He is trying to resist bursting into tears as they finish dessert. JOY Stuart?� Are you okay? STUART Yeah. ...

by Todd Solondz

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10 months ago
Hellboy

OMIT INT. DARKROOM - INTERVIEW 1 In a photographic DARKROOM: old optical enlargers, porcelain trays, timers, and stills hanging out to dry. GEORGE MATLIN, a slightly obese, nearsighted man in his seventies. OLD MATLIN Is he real? Oh yeah -- Absolutely. Super: CPL. GEORGE MATLIN, combat photo...

by Guillermo del Toro

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10 months ago
The Hustler

EXT. SMALL TOWN MAIN STREET - AFTERNOON An old Packard coup� pulls up to a roadside gas pump. Two men get out and stretch their legs. The older man, Charlie Burns, a balding, desiccated man in his mid-forties, shambles toward the bar across the street. Eddie Felson remains behind to speak to the...

by Sidney Carroll

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10 months ago
The Goonies

Astoria, Oregon: Fall, 1985. A jailhouse. Scene 1: Interior Jailhouse A jail guard unlocks a cell block to call the inmates out for their lunch. Guard: Lunch time. Inmates exit their cells and are murmuring amongst themselves. Guard: The longer you animals bark the colder your lunch gets. Co...

by Chris Columbus

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10 months ago
Grand Hotel

Berlin. Season is March. Action of the picture takes place in approximately 36 hours. Picture commences at approximately 12:35 in the day. Time: The Present. EXTERIOR REVOLVING DOOR Show general natural action of people going in and people coming out but in it is the definite inference o...

by William A. Drake

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10 months ago
The Graduate

EXT. AMPHITHEATRE - DAY SHOT - HELICOPTER'S POV - Moving through clouds. The clouds separate and, far below, we can see a giant outdoor amphitheatre. There is no SOUND but the WIND. As we move closer to the amphitheatre, we can hear SNATCHES OF WORDS and PHRASES as though from a public ad...

by Calder Willingham

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10 months ago
Get Shorty

BLACK MAN'S VOICE Looks fuckin' cold out there. EXT. VESUVIO'S RESTAURANT -- MIAMI DAY It is cold. People walk by hugging themselves, pulling up their collars, etc. INT. VESUVIO'S RESTAURANT -- SAME TIME CHILI PALMER, late thirties, sits in a booth with TOMMY CARLO, a low...

by Scott Frank

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10 months ago
G.I. Jane

FADE IN: INT. SENATE HEARING ROOM - CAPITOL BLDG. - DAY Blinding in their white uniforms, naval flag officers sit in the audience, showing their support for THEODORE HAYES, a 50-year-old civilian. This is his confirmation hearing. Reading from prepared material: HAYES ... last few years have...

by David Twohy

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10 months ago
Fatal Instinct

FADE IN ON: EXT. SANTA MONICA PIER - NIGHT The sultry dampness of a blistering summer hangs in the night air. People stroll the boardwalk looking for a cool breeze. The soft rhythms of a jazz concert float from the band shell. CLOSE SHOT - A PAIR OF SEXY HIGH HEELS and a woman's shapel...

by David O'Malley

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10 months ago
Four Rooms

MAIN TITLES As presentation credits begin, we hear Johnny Cash's "Home of the Blues." Then we see Allison's name, under it Alex's, under that Robert's, under that Quentin's, then under that the title logo for Four Rooms, followed by "Starring Tim Roth as t...

by Allison Anders

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10 months ago
The Fugitive

FADE IN: EXT. CHICAGO - AERIAL - NIGHT CREDITS BEGIN OVER: Snow swirls around the tall buildings of downtown Chicago. EXT. CHICAGO HOTEL - NIGHT Cars, taxis, limos line the street. A cab pulls up and MAN in tuxedo moves into: INT. CHICAGO HOTEL - BALLROOM - NIGHT THROUGH arriving guests we...

by Jeb Stuart

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10 months ago
Final Destination

Awaiting......each of us; a cold...dark...lonely place. Deny its finality. Dride it's totality. Dread the enescapable invitability......it will arrive. The BLACK SILENT SCREEN senses this moment before a distant blues harp introduces a contemporary band's cover of Blood, Sweat, and Te...

by Glen Morgan

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10 months ago
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1 BLACK SCREEN1 MAIN TITLES IT'S SILENT. A BEAT...AND AN EXPLOSION OF SOUND. A HOUSEHOLD IN THE MORNING. KIDS GETTING READY FOR SCHOOL. CLOCK RADIOS. KITCHEN APPLIANCES. SHOWERS. FIGHTING. PEOPLE YELLING. DOG BARKING. APPLIANCES BUZZING. CAR HORNS. IT SOUNDS JUST LIKE YOUR HOUSE DID. STR...

by John Hughes

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10 months ago
Event Horizon

EXT. NEPTUNE - MODEL INTERPLANETARY SPACE A vast field of stars. The gas giant Neptune slowly spins into view. Brilliant and blue and cold against the void. EXT. NEPTUNE - MODEL A BLACK SILHOUETTE stands out against the planet, tiny against Neptune's scale. EXT. NEPTUNE - MODEL DRIFT CL...

by Andrew Kevin Walker

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10 months ago
Excess Baggage

EXT. PORTLAND, OREGON (ESTABLISHING) - DAY Portland, home of rivers, bridges, and more parks than youcan shake a stick at. The Columbia River, spanned by the Highway 5 and 205bridges, glistens a muddy brown in the sunlight; the Willamette glittersoff to the South. INT. PARKING GARAGE/UPPER LEVE...

by Max D. Adams

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10 months ago
Eyes Wide Shut

INT BILL & ALICE'S APT - LIVING ROOM - NIGHT It is a week before Christmas. The tree is decorated and Christmas cards stand open everywhere in the comfortable Central Park West apartment. Settled into the couch in the living room, watching TV, are seven year-old , HELENA, and the BABY-SI...

by Frederic Raphael

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10 months ago
The English Patient

1EXT. LATE 1942. THE SAHARA DESERT. DAY. SILENCE. THE DESERT seen from the air. An ocean of dunes for mile after mile. The late sun turns the sand every color from crimson to black. An old AEROPLANE is flying over the Sahara. Its shadow swims over the contours of sand. A woman...

by Anthony Minghella

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10 months ago
Election

EXT. MILLARD HIGH -- DAWN The school stretches out before us, slumbering in the overcast morning air. Along the front sidewalk, a lone JANITOR trundles a garbage bin filled with overstuffed hefty bags. A weathered FORD ESCORT pulls into the empty PARKING LOT and comes to a stop near the ath...

by Jim Taylor

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10 months ago
El Mariachi

FADE IN: EXT. A JAIL IN MEXICO - DAY It's an early Friday morning and a patrol car drives up an unpaved road and parks next to a gutted police car on cinder blocks. The camera pans with the OFFICER as he exits his car and walks up to a ramp leading to the babay blue JAIL HOUSE. He is ca...

by Robert Rodriguez

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10 months ago
EDTV

1 INT. HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM - NIGHT The following is shot DOCUMENTARY-STYLE. A GIRLS VOLLEYBALL GAME has just ended. It was a big game. Some kind of championship. ONE TEAM is CELEBRATING -- jumping up and down, squealing and hugging each other. We are focused on the bench of the TEAM TRAT L...

by Babaloo Mandel

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10 months ago
The Day the Clown Cried

EXT. PARIS CIRCUS - NIGHT The normal activity and excitement of showtime around the circus is in evidence where we see the half dark street and alley directly adjacent to the circus tent which (in Paris is an enclosure) ... the animals, the midgets, the people and the roustabouts moving with a ...

by Jerry Lewis

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10 months ago
Dune

1. ARRAKIS - A SCENE FROM SPACE Also known as DUNE, home of the Fremen, former Zenzunni wanderers. 1A. INT. ROCK LEDGE - SIETCH TABR - NIGHT BLACK FADE IN to the dark eyes of the mysterious face of the REVEREND MOTHER RAMALLO, who sits against smooth black rock. Her eyes are deep blue-with...

by David Lynch

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10 months ago
Die Hard

FADE IN 1 405 FREEWAY - LOS ANGELES - EARLY EVENING 1 Christmas tinsel on the light poles. We ARE LOOKING east past Inglewood INTO the orange grid of L.A. at night when suddenly we TILT UP TO CATCH the huge belly of a landing 747 -- the noise is deafening. 2 INT. 747 - PASSENGE...

by Jeb Stuart

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10 months ago
The Deer Hunter

EXT. PENNSYLVANIA STEEL MILL - LIGHT SNOW - DAY The plant is massive, grime-streaked, squatting in the valley under five massive stacks, each one trailing a black ribbon across the winter sky. Fires can be seen flickering through the windows and long flames weave and dance from the tops of guyed...

by Deric Washburn

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10 months ago
Deep Rising

OPEN TO: A FLASH OF LIGHTNING rips the HOLLYWOOD PICTURES LOGO away, and we find ourselves in the middle of... 1EXT. STORMY SEA - NIGHT SUPERIMPOSED: SOUTH CHINA SEA The dark blue waters roil and boil and foam. THUNDER CRACKS. LIGHTING FLASHES. CUT TO: 2EXT. UNDERWATER - NIGHT An enourmous...

by Stephen Sommers

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10 months ago
Dead Poets Society

INT WELTON ACADAMY DINING HALL - DAY - VARIOUS SHOTS 1 CREDITS ROLL On the left is a life-sized mural depicting a group of young school boys looking up adoringly at a woman who represents liberty. On the right is a mural showing young men gathered around an industrialist in a cor...

by Tom Schulman

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10 months ago
Days of Heaven

SETTING The story is set in Texas just before the First World War. CAST OF CHARACTERS BILL: A young man from Chicago following the harvest. ABBY: The beautiful young woman he loves. CHUCK: The owner of a vast wheat ranch ("bonanza") in the Texas Panhandle. URSULA: Abby's young...

by Terrence Malick

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10 months ago
Dave

FADE IN: EXT. WASHINGTON D.C. - AERIAL SHOT - DAY It sits like a jewel off in the distance -- all glittering and white. The deep blue of the Potomac stands out against the monuments as the sound of a HELICOPTER plays O.s.. SMASH CUT ...

by Gary Ross

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10 months ago
The Crow

FADE IN: EXT. CEMETERY - LATE AFTERNOON BOOM! A crack of lightning illuminates the silhouette of a perched crow large in the f.g. TIGHT ANGLE - FRESH GRAVE As a spade smooths the walls of a new double-decker plot. DIMITRI (O.S.) We're losing the light; let's pack it in. ANGLE - DI...

by David J. Schow

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10 months ago
The Corruptor

EXT: NEW YORK CITY, DAY Credits roll over establishing shots of the city. First, primary MANHATTAN, the one tourists see on post cards. Then slowly, we drift into Chinatown. Side streets and back alleys so different you wouldn't even know your in the U.S...Eventually we stop on... EXT:...

by Robert Pucci

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10 months ago
Cross of Iron

FADE IN THE CREDITS: Which are SUPERIMPOSED OVER a SCENE of almost unnatural beauty. A thickly wooded forest which practically shut out the sunlight. All is not serene however. SHOTS RING Out -- and we are privy to a running battle between a German patrol and a band of Russian soldiers. It ...

by Julius J. Epstein

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10 months ago
Copycat

INT. LECTURE HALL BERKELEY - DAY The hall is full. On the stage, DR. HELEN HUDSON is speaking. HELEN is a forensic psychologist. Behind her is a projected diagram: PREDISPOSITION, DISSOCIATION, TRAUMA, FANTASY, VIOLENT FANTASY, FACILITATORS, MURDER, and TRAUMA-REINFORCEMENT which she can poin...

by Ann Biderman

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10 months ago
Cool Hand Luke

FADE IN: EXT. SOUTHERN CITY STREET EXTREME CLOSEUP PARKING METER (NIGHT) Its irritating head opens a glaring red eye: the red flag pops across the entire screen: VIOLATION INSERT: PARKING METER SUPPORT (NIGHT) CLOSEUP of a pipe cutter attached to the meter neck, metal slivers curling out....

by Donn Pearce

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10 months ago
Cherry Falls

FADE IN: EXT. TOWN - NIGHT The hanging sign says 'Entering Cherry Falls, Ohio' We see Cherry Falls - A small town in rural Northeastern Ohio. This is Norman Rockwell land, red barns on dirt roads, a square in the center of town. But things are hidden here. The barns are locked, th...

by Ken Selden

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10 months ago
Chasing Sleep

INT. BEDROOM - NIGHT Ed lies awake in bed. He is sweaty and nervous. His eyes are wide-open, blood-shot and tired. He picks up his bedside clock which is ticking loudly. It is 3:37. He looks over at the other side of the queen-size bed. It is still made. He picks a long, blonde hair from the p...

by Michael Walker

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10 months ago
Chasing Amy

INT. COMIC BOOK STORE - DAY A pile of COMIC BOOKS are on a shelf next to myriad others. The most prominent one is called .BLUNTMAN AND CHRONIC'. A hand reaches in and pulls one out of frame. HOLDEN opens the comic and flips through it He shakes his head. BANKY looks over his shoulder. BAN...

by Kevin Smith

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10 months ago
Charade

FADE IN (BEFORE TITLES) 1.EXT. FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE -- DUSK Silence -- complete silence for the urbanite, though the oncoming darkness is punctuated by the sounds of farm country -- a few birds, a distant rumble of thunder from some heavy clouds on the horizon, a dog's barking. CAMERA PANS...

by Peter Stone

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10 months ago
Cat People

The RKO trademark FADES OFF, leaving a black screen, in the center of which are two slits of pale light. These move closer until we see that they are a pair of cat's eyes. Over these mysteriously blinking lights the title is SUPERIMPOSED. DISSOLVE A misty OUT-OF-FOCUS SHOT of a black panth...

by DeWitt Bodeen

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10 months ago
Cast Away

FADE IN: EXT. MARFA, TEXAS - 1993 - WIDE - DAY The Texas plains, horizon to horizon, nothing but the browns and ochres of earth and the blue and violet of the sky. The sheer scope of it sinks in: the blank slate of nature, the absence of man. On the screen superimpose: ...

by William Broyles Jr.

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10 months ago
Affliction

CREDITS Still-life tableaus. Lawford, N.H., a town of fifty buildings on a glacial ridge, neither mountain nor plateau. Developed as 1880's forestland, discarded in the Depression. Winter has set in. Halloween day. Snowy fields yield to overcast skies: oppressive, horizonless, flouresce...

by Paul Schrader

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10 months ago
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

OVER BLACK: BLART (V.O.) The road of life is always under construction... FADE IN: 11As the MUSIC kicks in, we see Blart and Amy kissing at SUNRISE.* (* fromthe first movie) BLART (V.O.) ... thejourney is hard, but once you reach the top, the view is amazing. Amy and Blart getting married....

by Nick Bakay

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10 months ago
The Night Manager

1 EXT. EGYPT. ALEXANDRIA HARBOUR. DAY. EXT. EGYPT. ALEXANDRIA HARBOUR. DAY. 1 TITLE: MILITARY ZONE: ALEXANDRIA HARBOUR, EGYPT The ship LEILA JANE is docked in a guarded military section of Alexandria’s harbourside. The same LATVIANS that we saw in episode 4 are lowering the cranes with o...

by David Farr

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1 year ago
The Night Manager

1 EXT. MADRID. APOSTOL’S HOUSE. DAYEXT. MADRID. APOSTOL’S HOUSE. DAY. 1 A car pulls up at a large, palatial house in Madrid. Apostol’s house. JOEL STEADMAN gets out. He approaches the door. Rings. Nothing. No answer. STEADMAN leaps over a wall. Into a small courtyard. He can see through ...

by David Farr

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1 year ago
The Night Manager

1 INT. MALLORCA. ROPER’S VILLA. OFFICE/LIVING SPACE. DAY. INT. MALLORCA. ROPER’S VILLA. OFFICE/LIVING SPACE. DAY. 1 DICKY ROPER’s face is staring right at camera. ROPER Want to know how it works? PINE’s face. Close-up. He smiles. Nods. ROPER’s face, close up. ROPER (CONT’D) Fig ...

by David Farr

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1 year ago
The Night Manager

1 INT. MADRID. APOSTOL’S HOUSE. ATRIUM. EVENING. INT. MADRID. APOSTOL’S HOUSE. ATRIUM. EVENING. 1 She’s beautiful and her hair is raven-dark. She’s 18 years old and her face is a picture of rigid concentration. She is walking in a glamorous summer dress down the central staircase into the ...

by David Farr

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1 year ago
The Night Manager

Episode 2 THE INK FACTORY Developed in association with BBC/AMC 1 INT. MALLORCA. ROPER’S VILLA. BATHROOM. DAY. 1 A beautiful mirrored bathroom. A young woman is in the bubble-strewn, gold-tapped bath, casually shaving her legs in the hot water. She climbs fast out of the bath. She ...

by David Farr

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1 year ago
The Night Manager

Episode 1 PRE-SHOOTING SCRIPT 15-3-15 THE INK FACTORY Developed in association with BBC/AMC 1 I/E ZERMATT. PINE’S APARTMENT. EVENING. 1 Looking out the window of a small monk’s cell of a Swiss mountain-top apartment building: the snow is falling thick and soft. Inside the apartme...

by David Farr

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1 year ago
Our Girl

THIS SCRIPT IS THE PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL PROPERTY OF BBC Studios Ltd Grafton House, 379-381 Euston Road, London NW1 3AU Music ‘Previously’ in: 10:00:00 PREVIOUSLY IN: 10:00:00 EXT. KENYA CRISIS CARE AMBULANCE/EXT. TOWN. DAY A 4x4 pick up truck vehicle suddenly swings in front ...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

THIS SCRIPT IS THE PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL PROPERTY OF BBC Studios Ltd Grafton House, 379-381 Euston Road, London NW1 3AU Music ‘Previously’ in: 10:00:00 PREVIOUSLY IN: 10:00:00 EXT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. KENYAN/SOMALIA BORDER. DAY Abu cocks his gun and points it at Georgie. GEO...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

THIS SCRIPT IS THE PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL PROPERTY OF BBC Studios Ltd Grafton House, 379-381 Euston Road, London NW1 3AU Music ‘She moves in her own way’ in: 10:00:00 out: 10:00:10 PREVIOUSLY IN: 10:00:00 INT. GEORGIE'S BEDROOM. LANE'S HOUSE. DAY Georgie alone, headpho...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

THIS SCRIPT IS THE PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL PROPERTY OF BBC Studios Ltd Grafton House, 379-381 Euston Road, London NW1 3AU Music ‘2OG1’ in: 10:00:00 PREVIOUSLY IN: 10:00:00 INT. GEORGIE'S BEDROOM. LANE'S HOUSE. NIGHT Georgie in bed with Elvis. ELVIS We're gettin...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

Episode 1 DRA D861H/01 TX 07/09/16 Duration: 58:06 THIS SCRIPT IS THE PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL PROPERTY OF BBC Studios Ltd Grafton House, 379-381 Euston Road, London NW1 3AU Music ‘Hear you calling’ in: 10:00:00 IN: 10:00:00 TITLE SEQUENCE. MICHELL...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

10:00:00 PREVIOUSLY 10:00:00 MUSIC IN – 5G PREVIOUSLY JAMES Come back to me. MOLLY I will. 10:00:03 MOLLY Why can’t you just be my mate? SMURF Because I love you 10:00:07 SMURF How did you propose to your wife? 10:00:09 MOLLY You’re marri...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

10:00:00 PREVIOUSLY MOLLY Bashira. That’s a lovely name. I’m Molly. 10:00:03 JAMES You do not involve yourself in the lives of the locals. 10:00:06 SOHAIL Her father, Badrai… sent her to spy. 10:00:09 MOLLY We’re soul sisters. BASHIRA Am I going to die? 10:00:13 JA...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

10:00:00 RECAP IN JAMES She risked her life to save yours 10:00:02 CARD IN: Previously SMURF I'm there for you Molls. 10:00:04 MOLLY Nice kettle mate. ROLEX BOY Rolex. MOLLY How old are you? ROLEX BOY Eighteen. 10:00:09 MOLLY Talk about easy targets. 1...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

10:00:00 PREVIOUSLY 10:00:00 MUSIC IN - OUR_GIRL_Pilot_Part_1_Stereo_International Music Stems A shot of BASTION JAMES Now please don't tell me we've got the only medic who can't stand the sight of blood. 10:00:03 MOLLY Bashira, that's a lovely name. I'm...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Our Girl

10:00:00 EXT. SALISBURY PLAIN. 10:00:00 MUSIC IN - NAPALM A helicopter flies overhead. The rear operations group are on exercise. 10:00:06 BBC LOGO We see MOLLY DAWES caked in mud on her 'mission specific' training – battlefield simulation. We see soldiers firing wea...

by Tony Grounds

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

SUPER CAPTION: PREVIOUSLY Danny tries to whisper something to Kate. KATE (V.O) Before Danny died he tried to say something. Cottan discovers a gun and an envelope addressed to DC Steve Arnott. KATE Now I reckon what he said was “List.” Cottan searching Danny’s flat. DOT We’v...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

SUPER CAPTION: PREVIOUSLY Danny tries to whisper something to Kate. KATE (V.O) Before Danny died he tried to say something. Kate with Steve. KATE Now I reckon what he said was “List.” Steve interviews Hari. STEVE What was Danny onto that meant you The final report states t...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

CUT TO BLACK SUPER CAPTION: PREVIOUSLY Danny with binoculars. Sees Linus. DANNY (V.O) So many years, I wondered what I’d do if I ever saw him again. With Linus. DANNY And then I did. Danny sees photo of Ronan Murphy. DANNY (V.O) In a photo, in a briefing room. And I was bein...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

CUT TO BLACK SUPER CAPTION: PREVIOUSLY Danny with binoculars. Sees Linus. DANNY (V.O) So many years, I wondered what I’d do if I ever saw him again. With Linus. DANNY And then I did. Danny sees photo of Ronan Murphy. DANNY (V.O) In a photo, in a briefing room. And I was bein...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

Danny challenges Arnott. | | DANNY | What was that? | | MARLEY | Interview’s finished, Danny. | DANNY I’m not. STEVE Good. Neither are we. SUPER CAPTION: ADRIAN DUNBAR CRAIG PARKINSON | | CUT TO: | | Gill Biggeloe in the interview room with | Hastings and Arnott. | | GILL | You know why...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

INT. SOUTH FERRY STATION. BRIEFING ROOM. DAY. We cut straight in to the bustle of a briefing. There’s an audience of 17 police officers, all in uniform (1 Inspector + 2 Sergeants + 14 PCs), many still getting their bullet-proof jackets on, one or two still filling in at the back to make t...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

PREVIOUSLY ... Lindsay takes the call from Akers. LINDSAY DI Denton. CUT TO: Lindsay gets run off the road. Gunmen attack the convoy. Lindsay stares through fire at the burning car. CUT TO: Lindsay turns on Kate. LINDSAY People have been underestimating me all my life. CUT TO: ...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

LINE OF DUTY #2.5 Tan Revisions 19/7/13 1. PREVIOUSLY ... Lindsay witnesses the horror of the ambush. CUT TO: Lindsay gets arrested for conspiracy by AC-12. CUT TO: In prison, Lindsay gets her hands burned. INTERCUT: CAST CREDIT INTERCUT: At AC-12, Steve and Kate listen to Cotta...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

LINE OF DUTY #2.4 Blue Revisions 19/07/13 1. PREVIOUSLY ... Gunmen in motorcycle kit ambush the police convoy. Lindsay is shocked and horrified. CUT TO: Georgia is killed by Tommy’s assassin. CUT TO: The team show Lindsay an E-Fit of Georgia and Tommy’s killer. LINDSAY I’ve ...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

LINE OF DUTY #2.3 04/06/2013 Salmon revisions 1. PREVIOUSLY ... Lindsay answers the call from Akers. LINDSAY (Into phone.) DI Denton. CUT TO: Akers introduces herself to Lindsay. AKERS DS Akers. LINDSAY Am I taking the rest of your team? AKERS There’s just me. CUT TO: In her car...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

Line of Duty #2.2 02/06/2013 CHERRY revisions 2. CONTINUED: Akers hurries the Witness under a blanket from the safe house to the waiting car. CUT TO: Lindsay drives the lead vehicle; Akers’ vehicle follows. CUT TO: The ambush vehicle smashes into the vehicles. Gunmen spray bull...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

Line of Duty #2.1 cherry revisions 25.6.13 2. 103 CONTINUED: CAST CREDIT INTERCUT: 104 INT. 4TH ST STATION. DUTY DESK. MOMENTS LATER. Lindsay listens to a female voice on the other end of the phone, talking rapidly. AKERS (O.S.) (From phone.) DS Jayne Akers, calling with reque...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Line of Duty

NB IN LATER EPS THIS DEVICE MIGHT SERVE FOR RECAPS.] NB THE CITY IS NEVER MENTIONED BY NAME. THE LOCAL CONSTABULARY IS NEVER MENTIONED BY NAME. ALL POLICE UNITS ARE FICTITIOUS. DESPATCHER Units en route. Flat 56, Regal Court. Vehicles en route. Forward units arriving Regal Court. OSB...

by Jed Mercurio

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

1 INT. THERAPIST’S ROOM. DAY 8. 09.30 1 CATHERINE’s dressed in civvies, the sort of civvies that suggest she’d rather be out on the moors than sitting here with a psychotherapist, whose expression is calm. Neither of them say anything for long enough, and then THERAPIST I saw on the sh...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

A week later 1 EXT. HEBDEN BRIDGE. DAY 4. 16.43 1 We follow CATHERINE’s Ford as she drives over the bridge andinto Hangingroyd Street as she returns home from work. Shepulls up outside her house (not right outside); CATHERINEsteps out of the driver’s side, and ILINKA BLAZEVIC (35, emaciated, u...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

HAPPY VALLEY SERIES TWO. EPISODE ONE. GREEN SCRIPT. 1. 1 INT/EXT. CATHERINE’S HOUSE, CONSERVATORY. DAY 1. 17.30 1 Sunshine. Evening. CATHERINE’s not long in from work, she’s still in half- uniform. She’s with CLARE. They’re both sipping tea and smoking cigarettes with their sun glasses...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

1 EXT. HEBDEN BRIDGE. DAY 15. 10.30 1 TOMMY steps off the bus in Hebden Bridge. He’s pale, and he’s in pain, but he keeps moving. He crosses the road into the main part of the little town. Despite what we know about him, to anyone in the street he doesn’t look out of place, huddled up, head d...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

1 EXT. HEBDEN BRIDGE. DAY 15. 10.30 1 TOMMY steps off the bus in Hebden Bridge. He’s pale, and he’s in pain, but he keeps moving. He crosses the road into the main part of the little town. Despite what we know about him, to anyone in the street he doesn’t look out of place, huddled up, head d...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

CATHERINE’s flopped, out cold on the pavement. She could be dead. Inside the car ANN screams at the radio. Police officers’ voices from the radio respond to CATHERINE’s emergency call. ANN Help me! Help me! (shouts at the radio) Can you hear me!? You’ve got to HELP ME! He’s going to...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

1 EXT. NGA. DAY 9. 10.45 1 Terrified KEVIN pulls up in his car. He’s mumbling to himself, he’s practising KEVIN The thing is, Nevison. The thing is. I may be wrong, but - I may be wrong, but - the thing is... (dare he say it?) I think I might know who these people are. CUT TO: 2 I...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

EXT. PATROL CAR, SCAMMONDEN ROAD. EVENING 7. 17.15 1 Dusk. KIRSTEN drives along Scammonden road. She can’t talk for laughing. She’s on her radio to CATHERINE (point to point: that means no-one else can hear their conversation). All fast and daft and over-lapping KIRSTEN (eyes lit up, deli...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

Ep 2 starts approx 40 minutes after we left them in ep 1... 1A EXT. LADSTONE TOWERS, SOWERBY BRIDGE. DAY 5. 10.30 1A CATHERINE’s just leaving one of the flats having dealt with a little old man (who’s been burgled, perhaps?). CATHERINE You look after yourself, love. I’ll be in touch...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
Happy Valley

1 INT. NEWSAGENTS. DAY 1. 10.00 1 The NEWSAGENT gives a CUSTOMER change as a police car comes to a halt right outside (flashing lights, no siren). SGT. CATHERINE CAWOOD (48, unassailably pleasant) strides into the shop. She’s all tooled up; truncheon and cuffs hanging off her belt, radio, bul...

by Sally Wainwright

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1 year ago
The Coroner

AN ABANDONED COTTAGE, ONE WINDOW BOARDED UP, BREEZE RIPPLING THROUGH THE OVERGROWN GARDEN, BIRDSONG - THE IDYLL SHATTERED BY ANIMALISTIC SOUNDS FROM INSIDE, A GIRL SCREAMING IN PAIN: LARGE, SLIGHTLY BLOODY KITCHEN SCISSORS GLIMPSED THROUGH THE BROKEN WINDOW BOARD] ADOLESCENT GIRL ...

by Sally Abbott

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1 year ago
The Coroner

CUT TO: EP10/SC2. EXT. RAFE AND JESS’ HOUSE. DAY 1 08.45 RAFE, JESS [RAFE CARRIES A LARGE RIG (CONTAINING HIS PARACHUTE), HEADS TO HIS CAR – HIS WAY BARRED BY JESS (42, NERVY, AUSTRALIAN)] JESS: Don’t. Stay. Please, stay. RAFE: I’ve got to. JESS: Don’t go...

by Sally Abbott

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1 year ago
The Coroner

EXT. THE ENGLISH CHANNEL. DAY 1. 07:05 GRAVELLE NSE UNDERTAKERS ASSISTANTS, NSE FUNERALGOERS [TWO MILES OFFSHORE, A MOTORBOAT BOBS IN WAVES. ON THE BACK IS A RAISED COFFIN DRAPED IN A UNION JACK. AROUND IT STANDS GRIEVING NSE FUNERALGOERS LISTENING TO JOSEPH GRAVELLE (59), A CL...

by Sally Abbott

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1 year ago
The Coroner

STEVE: I’ll get us somewhere better soon. I know it’s a bit skanky. SOPHIE: (SMILES) I quite like the idea of living in a caravan. It’s romantic. [SHE HANDS HIM SOME JEWELLERY. STEVE HESITATES] SOPHIE: It’s mine. Might as well use it. [HE STUFFS THEM IN HIS POCKET] ...

by Sally Abbott

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1 year ago
Ordinary Lies

1 INT. HOLLY’S CAR - DAY 9 1 * Music kicks in, loud -Lies by Chvrches. We are inside the car of Holly Pryce, mid-30s, cute face but not traditionally attractive. Quirky. * She drives to work, singing along. This is her favourite part of the day - just her and her tunes. 2 EXT/INT. COOPERS....

by Danny Brocklehurst

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1 year ago
Ordinary Lies

Upbeat music... Joe Brierley’s car parking in the large car park of Coopers Outdoors, a Sports Direct type call centre and warehouse - taking orders and distributing sports goods to the whole country. Other workers park, tread in, we see work couple Caz and Fletch amongst others. We g...

by Danny Brocklehurst

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1 year ago
Ordinary Lies

Tracy and Viv busy on reception. Viv is taking calls, as Tracy leads a young family - mum, dad, two kids - to the waiting area. TRACY Grab a seat, there’s teas, coffee, juice for the kids - our sales advisor will be with you shortly She smiles, professional, then nods at Viv with a mischi...

by Danny Brocklehurst

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1 year ago
Ordinary Lies

As the titles run we fly across a SEA OF CARS. Car after car after car, an array of colours, gleaming in the sun. This is JS Motors. A huge GARAGE and CAR SUPERMARKET. It is coming to life for the day as workers start to arrive. There is a buzz about the place, banter, smiles from the sta...

by Danny Brocklehurst

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1 year ago
The Missing

1 EXT. LEICESTER SCHOOL. PLAYGROUND - DAY 3 1 It’s lunch break, and a mass of children are running around, playing football, laughing, and generally letting off steam. A shrill whistle. A TEACHER waves them in and the pupilscollectively start to make their way back inside. And slowlythe concret...

by Jack Williams

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1 year ago
The Missing

1 EXT. GRAND PLACE - DUSK 1 1 The central square in the small French town of Chalons Du Bois. It’s late November, and it’s already getting dark. Torrential rain beats down on the empty streets and mismatched buildings. The whole place has the air of a ghost town. 2 INT. LE CENTRAL - DUSK 1...

by Jack Williams

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1 year ago
Runaway Bride

FADE IN EXT. AN IMPOSSIBLE EXPANSE OF MARYLAND FARMLAND - DAY The wind rustles the endless field of corn, blows over the freshly mown meadow of soybeans, and magically sways a copse of trees. It's a Fall after-noon. A SUDDEN POUNDING OF GALLOPING HOOVES breaks the peace and... A HORSE...

by Josann McGibbon

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1 year ago
Spaceballs

Once upon a time warp. . . . In a galaxy very, very, very, very, far away, there lived a ruthless race of beings known as . . . Spaceballs. Chapter Eleven The evil leaders of Planet Spaceball, having foolishly spuandered their precious atmosphere, have devised a secret plan to take every br...

by Mel Brooks

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1 year ago
Stepmom

INT. RACHEL'S BEDROOM - EARLY MORNING A billowy white screen. An alarm clock BLARES. As MAIN TITLES BEGIN, the lovely sleeping face of RACHEL KELLY rolls into frame. Then out of it. Alarm keeps BLASTING. Back she comes, pulling the sheets OVER her head. Motionless now, as we hear... ....

by Gigi Levangie Grazer

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1 year ago
Strange Brew

Bob Hey, growl will you? Doug Make some noise, you knob! Bob Yeah, we gotta start the movie, eh? He's not growling. Doug Gee, I think he's bummed out. Bob Stick a pin in his bum, eh? Doug No way. Bob [to lion] What are you on, Valium? Doug Maybe I ought crank his tail, eh, that ...

by Rick Moranis

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1 year ago
Streetwise

Early morning on Rainbow Bridge, Rat leaps eighty feet into the water. Rat (Voice over) I love to fly. It's just you're alone, there's peace and quiet, nothing around you but clear blue sky. No one to hassle you. No one to tell you where to go or what to do. The only bad part a...

by Cheryl McCall

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1 year ago
The Sting

FADE IN: A white on black TITLE appears in the lower left hand corner of the screen: AUGUST, 1936 FADE OUT. FADE IN: EXT. A SLUM AREA OF JOLIET - DAY It's a bleak, windy morning, the kind that clears the streets of all but the winos (who carry their own heaters), and the point-men for ...

by David S. Ward

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1 year ago
Suburbia

EXT. ESTABLISHING - BURNFIELD - DAY Over the various images of Burnfield's strip malls and fast food joints we hear GENE PITNEY singing. GENE PITNEY (V.O.) (singing) "When your young and so in love as we and bewildered by the world we see why do people hurt us so Only those in love ...

by Penelope Spheeris

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1 year ago
RONIN

A BLOOD RED SCREEN - A JAPANESE DRUM starts to play, softly, but tinged with a desperate edge, growing louder, joined by other DRUMS as a BLACK LEGEND scrolls up: In feudal Japan, the warrior class of Samurai were sworn to protect their liege lords with their lives. Those Sam...

by David Mamet

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1 year ago
Sleepless in Seattle

FADE IN: CLOSE ON SAM BALDWIN A card: Chicago. He's in his thirties. His neck is pinched into a crisp dress shirt and tie. His expression is vacant, faraway. A breeze blows but he doesn't react to it. In the distance the architecture of the Chicago skyline. SAM Mommy got si...

by Jeff Arch

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1 year ago
Smoke

1.EXT: DAY. ELEVATED SUBWAY TRAIN Against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline, we see an elevated subway train heading toward Brooklyn. After a moment, we begin to hear voices. An animated discussion is taking place inside the Brooklyn Cigar Company. 2. INT: DAY. THE BROOKLYN CIGAR CO...

by Paul Auster

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1 year ago
Rent

(The audience enters in the theatre to discover a stage bare of curtains. At stage left looms a metal sculpture intended to represent: [a] a totem pole/Christmas tree that stands in an abandoned lot, [b] a wood burning stove with a snaky chimney that is at the center of MARK and ROGER's loft...

by Stephen Chbosky

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1 year ago
Tomorrow Never Dies

FADE IN ON: EXT. DESOLATE MOUNTAIN RANGE - HIGH ANGLE - DAWN Super: THE KHYBER PASS, AFGHANISTAN We're looking down at what used to be called "The End of the Known World." A landscape that is both beautiful, and forbidding. In the center of this vista, there is a deep ravine. ...

by Bruce Feirstein

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1 year ago
True Lies

TITLE SEQUENCE 1 EXT. MOUNTAINS, NEAR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - NIGHT The snow covered Alps stand out clearly in the light of a full moon. A fortress-like CHATEAU is situated in a flat saddle of forest partway up the mountain, next to a frozen lake. The property is surrounded by high stone wall...

by James Cameron

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1 year ago
True Romance

INT. BAR - NIGHT A smoky cocktail bar downtown Detroit. CLARENCE WORLEY, a young hipster hepcat, is trying to pick up an older lady named LUCY. She isn't bothered by him, in fact, she's alittle charmed. But, you can tell, that she isn't going to leave her barstool. ...

by Quentin Tarantino

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1 year ago
Walking Tall

INTRO Inspired by a true story. We home in on a boat coming in to shore. Off walks a man, he is carrying a backpack and wearing shades. EXT. TOWN He walks through a town, passing various stores and the general bustle of the people there. He notices a baby in a pram left out on the sidew...

by David Klass

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1 year ago
Working Girl

CENE 1 Cyndy Happy Birthday dear , Happy Birthday to you! Did you make a wish? Tess Yeah. SCENE 2 Tess No lunch. I got speech class. Cyndy What'dya need speech class for? You talk fine. All right. I'll pick you up at 5:00 and we'll ride back together. Tess I can't...

by Kevin Wade

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1 year ago
Zerophilia

FADE IN: EXT. WILDERNESS - NIGHT Mist. Dark trees. Dripping vines. An ENGINE RUMBLES in the distance. The full moon shimmers on a puddle. A FROG SPLATS IN, splashing a one man pup tent. INSIDE THE TENT LUKE's eyes pop open, disoriented, realizing he's fallen asleep reading...

by Martin Curland

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1 year ago
Practical Magic

Aunt Frances:(V.O): For more than 200 years we Owens women have been blamed by everything that's ever gone wrong in this town. (V.O): Is that why people hate us so much, Aunt Frances? Aunt Frances (V.O): They don't hate us, sweetheart. (V. O): We just make them a little nervous. Aun...

by Robin Swicord

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1 year ago
Point Break

FADE IN: We are in the belly of a wave. Light refracts in a constant collision of water. SLOW MOTION, the hallucinatory prisms, like liquid diamonds taking flight, dreamlike... EXT. OCEAN - DUSK Backlit against a flaming sun a solitary SURFER glides across the green glassy peak. TIME IS STR...

by W. Peter Iliff

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1 year ago
Poetic Justice

FADE IN: 1 INT FANCY NEW YORK APARTMENT--DINING ROOM--NIGHT Where we see a romantic scene played out between a man and a woman. Both are white. The couple have just finished a candlelit dinner. BRAD: You like your wine? Want s'more? She nods her approval. PENELOPE: Mmmmm you're goo...

by John Singleton

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1 year ago
The Parent Trap

FADE IN: EXT. MOUNTAIN ROAD - SOUTHERN MAINE - DAY A caravan of THREE CAMP BUSES with the name CAMP WALDEN FOR GIRLS emblazoned on their sides climb a tree-lined road. The Buses turn down a narrow lane and pass through a freshly painted wooden gate as the CAMERA RISES giving us a sweeping view...

by David Swift

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1 year ago
Only You

SUPER: 1968 On a darkened living room, a huge summer moon spilling silver through a window. We move slowly across the mantelpiece where a pair of candles glow, illuminating family photos. Weddings two, maybe three generations back -- brides in white, their young grooms at their sides, frozen i...

by Diane Drake

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1 year ago
Office Space

Starring Ron Livingston (Peter), Jennifer Aniston (Joanna), Ajay Naidu (Samir), David Herman (Michael), and Gary Cole (Bill Written by: Transcribed by Jean Liew [Scene: A highway. There's a huge traffic jam. Peter drives forward a bit at a time and he sees an old man with a walker o...

by Mike Judge

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1 year ago
Halloween H20

FADE IN: EXT. STREET - NIGHT - SUBURBIA Langley, Illinois. A quiet suburb located fifty miles outside of Chicago. SUPER the legend: "Langley, Illinois. October 28th 1998" A HOUSE nestled in ...

by Matt Greenberg

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1 year ago
Heavenly Creatures

Screenplay by FRANCES WALSH AND PETER JACKSON Illustrated by PAUL HAMLYN PROLOGUE: Newsreel footage of Christchurch circa 1954. EXT. VICTORIA PARK/BUSHY TRACK - LATE AFTERNOON CAMERA CRASHES out of bush and races up a dark bushy track. CLOSE ON . . . two pairs of feet running up the track...

by Fran Walsh

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1 year ago
Independence Day

AN AMERICAN FLAG Oddly still, posted in gray dusty sand. WIDEN TO REVEAL: EXT. LUNAR SURFACE - THE MOON One small step for man, one large pile of garbage for moon- kind. Untouched for years, the flag stands next to the castoff remains of the Apollo mission. Slowly the discarded equipment be...

by Dean Devlin

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1 year ago
Jerry Maguire

EARTH FROM SPACE The blue marble as seen from space. We hear the calm voice of Jerry Maguire, talking just to us. JERRY'S VOICE Airight so this is the world and there are five billion people on it. When I was a kid there were three. It's hard to keep up. AMERICA FROM SPACE The gr...

by Cameron Crowe

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1 year ago
Kids

FADE IN: BLACK SCREEN The very loud sound of people having sex. The sounds of deep moaning and sexual huffs and puffs. After a few seconds the . sound grows even louder. It should sound as if the two people are fucking into a microphone. The sounds should be painful and raw. GIRL (...

by Harmony Korine

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1 year ago
Kramer vs. Kramer

FADE IN: 1INT. OFFICE, ADVERTISING AGENCY, MIDTOWN - EVENING WIDE SHOT--A large and very comfortable office over- looking St. Patrick's Cathedral. At the moment the office is filled to bursting with men and women, slumped in chairs, sitting on desks, all of them very tense. Among the crow...

by Robert Benton

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1 year ago
The Limey

NOTE: THE HARD COPY OF THIS SCRIPT CONTAINED SCENE NUMBERS. THEY HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS SOFT COPY. Wilson's first impression of Los Angeles was blue. He was in the sky at the time, so it was a curious reversal, looking down rather than up at the color he ...

by Lem Dobbs

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1 year ago
Man on the Moon

FADE IN: INT. VOID - DAY Standing in a nonexistent set is ANDY KAUFMAN, looking a bit nervous. Wide-eyed, tentative, he stares at us with a needy, unsettling cuteness. His hair is slicked-down, and he wears the "FRIENDLY WORLD" costume from the Andy Kaufman special. Finally, Andy s...

by Scott Alexander

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1 year ago
Manhunter

EXT. MARATHON, FLORIDA, BEACH - GRAHAM + CRAWFORD - DAY The highlit aqua water burns out sections of the two men imposed in front of it. The beach is white sand. JACK CRAWFORD -- mid-forties, large -- came down from Washington. His suitcoat over the driftwood log and his rolled-up white sleeves...

by Michael Mann

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1 year ago
Meet Joe Black

EXT. ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - 4:00 AM A patch of water. PULL BACK TO REVEAL more water. BACK FARTHER TO REVEAL an expanse of river, up the bank to massive lawn running up to a great, classic Hudson River manor house; the country estate of William Parrish. INT. PARRISH COUNTRY ESTATE - 4:0...

by Bo Goldman

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1 year ago
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

FADE IN: EXT. CHURCH - DOMREMY - DAY FADE UP on ripples on the surface of a puddle. Slow PAN UP: the water becomes placid, and in it we see the reflection of an inverted CROSS on the top of a small church. We move across the little churchyard and in through the open doors. INT. CHURCH - ...

by Luc Besson

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1 year ago
Miller's Crossing

. FADE IN: CLOSE SHOT A WHISKEY TUMBLER That sits on an oak side bar under a glowing green bankers lamp, as two ice cubes are dropped in. From elsewhere in the room: Man (off) I'm talkin' about friendship. I'm talkin...

by Coen brothers

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1 year ago
Mr. Brooks

FADE IN: CLOSE on a Polaroid of a dimly lit COUPLE locked in a sexual embrace. We cannot see their faces. MR. BROOKS (V.O.) (tortured) God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change... Our view travels sensuously down the Woman's naked torso to find the Man's hea...

by Bruce A. Evans

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1 year ago
Murderland

EXT. NEW YORK CITY - NIGHT Opening credit sequence plays against : The busy streets of Manhattan. Pizza guys tossing the dough. Cabs pick up passengers. Doormen wave greetings. EXT. CENTRAL PARK - NIGHT Central Park'...

by David Pirie

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1 year ago
My Own Private Idaho

INSIDE, WE SEE: Counters displaying COLORFUL COMIC-LIKE plastic covered MAGAZINE and BOOK COVERS with names like HONCHO - BUTCH - JOYBOY. INDICATING A Homoerotic section of the bookshop. GROUPS OF MEN loiter about the magazine shop flipping through the book...

by Gus Van Sant

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1 year ago
A Night at the Roxbury

FADE IN: EXT. PANORAMIC VIEW OF LOS ANGELES - SUNSET As we hear "What is Love" by HADDAWAY -- night falls and partytime begins. SUPERIMPOSE: SUNSET BLVD., 11:03 PM CUT TO: EXT. DANCE CLUBS - NIGHT Coconut Teaser, The Palace, The Roxbury, Tatou, e...

by Will Ferrell

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1 year ago
Notting Hill

EXT. VARIOUS DAYS 'She' plays through the credits. Exquisite footage of Anna Scott -- the great movie star of our time -- an ideal -- the perfect star and woman -- her life full of glamour and sophistication and mystery. EXT. STREET - DAY Mix through to William, 35, relaxed, pleasa...

by Richard Curtis

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1 year ago
The French Connection

EXT. LE VALLON Opening shot - High angle on Lincoln along small bay with boats. Ext. Bar - Waist to full figure Pan Right to Left. Detective comes out eating pizza, looking around. He crosses street and stops against wall of impasse Michael. He looks O.S. left, His POV - L.S. of Lincoln beh...

by Terry Gilliam

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1 year ago
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

BLACK SCREEN A desert wind moans sadly. From somewhere within the wind comes the tinkly, syrupy-sweet sounds of the Lennon Sisters singing "My Favorite Things." A series of sepia images of anti-war protests from the mid-sixties appear one after another on the screen. In the violently...

by Terry Gilliam

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1 year ago
Father of the Bride

SCENE 1 GEORGE I used to think a wedding was a simple affair. A boy and girl meet, they fall in love, he buys a ring, she buys a dress, they say "I do." I was wrong. That's getting married. A wedding is an entirely different proposition. I know. I've just been throug...

by Frances Goodrich

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1 year ago
Emma

SCENE 1 -HIGHBURY NARRATOR In a time when one's town was one's town was one's world...and the actions at a dance excited greater interest than the movement of armies, there lived a young woman, who knew how this world should be runned. EMMA The most beautiful thing in the world...

by Douglas McGrath

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1 year ago
The Deep End of the Ocean

INT. HOUSE Beth Vincent! What are you doing? Vincent! Vincent Hey, Ben! You won. EXT. OUTSIDE THE HOUSE Beth Come on, admit it. You're looking forward to this. Patty Are you kidding? I've got the weekend crowd I'm not even going to notice. INT. THE HOUSE Vincent Gi...

by Stephen Schiff

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1 year ago
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

EXT. YUAN COMPOUND - DAY Security men and porters are loading wagons for a convoy. As they work, we see across the lake a lone horseman entering the village. One of the men recognizes him. WORKER Master Li is here! ANGLE ON: Li Mu Bai, thirties, powerful and handsome. In the background, old ...

by Hui-Ling Wang

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1 year ago
The Constant Gardener

Oh, thank you, Arnold. I- I can manage that. But I still don't see why you couldn't wait a couple of weeks. Why go all the way up to Loki? Well, we want to hear Grace Makanga speak, and she won't be coming to Nairobi. I see. Oh, sweetheart, don't bother to see us off. It ...

by Jeffrey Caine

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1 year ago
Come See the Paradise

SCENE 1 MINI Why are we so early? LILY It's good to be early. MINI Do you ever worry that you won't recognize him, Mama? LILY You recognize me, don't you? Why shouldn't you recognize him? MINI Well, he might have grown a beard or a mustache or something, and I was so li...

by Alan Parker

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1 year ago
Clue

The opening credits appear over a sky, growing stormy. 1 -- EXT. WADSWORTH'S CAR--TWILIGHT -- 1 WADSWORTH's car travels through the wind of an oncoming storm. It pulls up to the gate of Hill House. Hill House is a large, imposing mansion, looking very New England. Wadsworth takes o...

by Jonathan Lynn

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1 year ago
Chill Factor

SCENE EXT. JUNGLE/TEST SITE - HORN ISLAND, SOUTH PACIFIC - 1977- DAY. BRYNNER Hemmings! Sam, I thought I told you to close up shop and be ready to move up the island by night-... BRYNNER (off) ...-fall. HEMMINGS Yes, Captain Brynner, you did, but-but-- BRYNNER (off) (interrupting) But....

by Drew Gitlin

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1 year ago
Boys on the Side

SCENE 1 JANE Thank you. I'm Jane DeLuca, this is Johnny Figgis, and our band. MAN I'm going to take a leak, Babe. WOMAN Bye. JANE Did you see that bitch, man? JOHNNY Fuck her. JANE I'm going to fuck her! JOHNNY Wait! J...J...Jane! JANE Girl, that man is so fine! WOMAN Y...

by Don Roos

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1 year ago
BODY OF EVIDENCE

FADE IN: INT. BEDROOM - NIGHT ANDREW MARSH lies on his back in bed. He is a frail-looking man in his early sixties, with thinning gray hair. On top of him is a much younger WOMAN. Although her back is to us, we catch flashes of her face for a moment as she turns from side to side. We see ...

by Brad Mirman

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1 year ago
The Big Lebowski

We are floating up a steep scrubby slope. We hear male voices gently singing "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" and a deep, affable, Western-accented voice--Sam Elliot's, perhaps: VOICE-OVER A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebow...

by Ethan Coen

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1 year ago
Bean

INT. NATIONAL GALLERY. BOARDROOM - DAY A very grand room, with lots of wood and some very famous portraits round the walls. A group of grave gentlemen and gentlewomen. They are the trustees of the National Gallery. LORD WALTON, a very grand man, sits at the table head. To his right sits...

by Richard Curtis

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1 year ago
The Battle of Algiers

VILLA HEADQUARTERS. INSIDE. NIGHT. Inside a three-story villa, just built, with whitewashed walls. An elevator shaft is empty, the large cables dangle. On every landing two apartments. The front doors are wide open. Whitewash on the floor of the halls, swirls of whitewash on the windowpanes...

by Gillo Pontecorvo

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1 year ago
Basquiat

BLACK We HEAR "Waltzing Matilde," by Tom Waits. INT. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART – DAY (DREAM SEQUENCE IN GRAINY BLACK AND WHITE) Fade out music. Silence. A well-dressed black BOY and his MOTHER walk through several galleries. They stand before Picasso's "Guernica," ho...

by Julian Schnabel

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1 year ago
Barton Fink

FADE IN: ON BARTON FINK He is a bespectacled man in his thirties, hale but somewhat bookish. He stands, tuxedoed, in the wings of a theater, looking out at the stage, listening intently to end of a performance. In the shadows behind him an old stagehand leans against a flat, expressionlessly ...

by Joel Coen

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1 year ago
Bamboozled

INT. APARTMENT - MORNING WE are in the living quarters of PIERRE DELACROIX. The windows overlook the Brooklyn Promenade and the majestic lower Manhattan skyline. DELACROIX (V.O.) Bonjour, my name is Pierre Delacroix. I'm a television writer, also a showrunner, a creative person. We see a...

by Spike Lee

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1 year ago
At First Sight

EXT. VALLEY - DUSK Gold light dappling across a valley that seems to reach on forever. We ease back, revealing more - taking in the visual feast - finally discovering a seated figure facing out over the valley - a DOG at his feet. VIRGIL ANDERSON, life ahead of him - someone seemingly at ea...

by Steven Levitt

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1 year ago
Asylum

EXT - PRAGUE STREET - NIGHT A luxury police vehicle travels along a downtown street in Prague with Western advertisements displayed. Car stops at traffic lights. INT - POLICE CAR - PAVEL/MIRA/DRIVER - NIGHT Mira and Pavel are in the rear seats with uniformed Driver up front. Mira turns to l...

by Robert Bloch

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1 year ago
Arctic Blue

FADE IN: 1EXT. BOREAL FOREST - ALASKA - (AERIAL SHOT) - DAY Flying. Not at the intangible height of a jet, but at spitting distance from the treetops. We're in central Alaska, the Big Lonely, just north of the Arctic Circle. A thick forest follows the contours of mountain foothills lik...

by Ross LaManna

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1 year ago
Arcade

INT. ARCADE WORLD -- ELECTRONIC DARKNESS We don't know if it's night or day. It's just black. And maybe...maybe intermittent SPARKS racing by. So quick we barely perceive them. Like the sparks you imagine when your eyes are closed. BREATHING, slow and hollow, filling up the ...

by Charles Band

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1 year ago
Annie Hall

FADE IN: Abrupt medium close-up of Alvy Singer doing a comedy monologue. He wearing a crumbled sports jacket and tieless shirt; the background is stark. ALVY There's an old joke. Uh, two elderly women are at a Catskills mountain resort, and one of 'em says: "Boy, the foo...

by Woody Allen

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1 year ago
American Shaolin

FADE IN: EXT. NEW YORK CITY SKYLINE – NIGHT ESTABLISHING SHOT OF THE NEW YORK CITY SKYLINE AT NIGHT, THE LIGHTS OF THE CITY SHINING BRIGHTLY. EXT. WORKOUT AREA – SAME NIGHT ESTABLISHING SHOT OF MASTER KWAN'S SCHOOL, A RAMSHACKLE BUILDING IN A BURNED OUT ROW OF STORES. His is the o...

by Keith W. Strandberg

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1 year ago
American Graffiti

RADIO On a dark screen an immense amber light appears and an electric humming begins. The eerie light glows brighter and illuminates a single huge number--11. We hear static and a large vertical band of red floats mysteriously across the screen. Pulling back slowly, we watch the glowing ban...

by George Lucas

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1 year ago
Alien vs. Predator

EXT. DEEP SPACE We OPEN on TOTAL BLACKNESS, a sea of stars spread across the infinite depths of space. As the TITLES ROLL, we notice that three of these specks seem to be moving; one of them picking up acceleration and racing toward us. Our perspective changes, and we catch a quick glimp...

by Paul W. S. Anderson

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1 year ago
Agnes of God

FADE IN: EXT - CONVENT - DAY Whispering of nuns at prayer. DISSOLVE TO: INT - CHAPEL - DAY Nuns at prayer; MOTHER MIRIAM, the Superior closes the gate and locks it. DISSOLVE TO: EXT - COURTYARD - DAY The nuns walking around the courtyard in an anticlockwise direction saying the rosary. D...

by John Pielmeier

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1 year ago
The Ninth Gate

A Screenplay by Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn and Enrique Urbizu Based on a novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte 1. TELFER HOUSE: LIBRARY INT/NIGHT ANDREW TELFER, a scrawny seventy-year-old, is writing a note at his desk in one corner of a big, book-lined room. Dangling from the central chandel...

by John Brownjohn

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1 year ago
8mm

INT. MIAMI AIRPORT, TERMINAL -- DAY Amongst the weary tourist families and solitary businessmen sits TOM WELLES, middle-aged, hair neat, suit crisp and gray. He's eating crackers from a cellophane package, sipping soda from a paper cup, watching an ARRIVAL GATE. AT THE GATE PASSENGERS a...

by Andrew Kevin Walker

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1 year ago
48 Hrs.

FADE IN: OPEN COUNTRY - DAY Endless green hills bisected by a ribbon of highway. A road gang clearing brush by the side of the road... Twenty-five men in prison fatigues sweating through their mid-afternoon labor. THREE GUARDS Flank the working prisoners... Mountie hats, shotguns, sidearms, s...

by Roger Spottiswoode

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1 year ago
1492: Conquest of Paradise

FADE IN: CREDITS AND MUSIC OVER: INT. AUDIENCE ROOM - GRANADA - DAY We start on a man's elegant slipper. He is seated in a splendid chair. Moving up the stocking leg, we pass the garter of Castile, coming to rest on a pair of delicate hands. His fore finger impatiently plays with a la...

by Roselyne Bosch

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1 year ago
Swordfish

FADE IN: INT. STARBUCKS COFFEE SHOP - MORNING Three men sit at a window booth drinking coffee and talking. Two of the men sit on one side of the table; STANLEY is in his early thirties, AGENT ROBERTS, early forties. Both wear suits, the younger's is fairly expensive and well cut, the ...

by Skip Woods

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1 year ago
Cube

At first we see an eye. Closed and slowly it opens up and looks around. Later we get a full view of a man lying on the floor in a strange-looking room. 4 walls, 1 ceiling, 1 floor. 6 sides just like a cube. There is a kind of door on each side. Each door has a handle. On the walls are weird-looki...

by Graeme Manson

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1 year ago
The Princess Bride

FADE IN ON: A VIDEO GAME ON A COMPUTER SCREEN The game is in progress. As a sick coughing sound is heard. CUT TO: THIS KID lying in bed, coughing. Pale, one sick cookie. Maybe he's seven or eight or nine. He holds a remote in one hand, presses...

by William Goldman

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1 year ago
THX 1138

BLACK: Barely audible, an organ plays a haunting theme. The title credits appear. They are simple green lettering on a black background. 1. BLACK T.V. MONITOR Point of view from inside a small medici...

by George Lucas

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1 year ago
Wild Wild West

FADE IN: CAMERA MOVES OVER the warehouse district of town. It's night. A dog barks in the distance. A train whistle blows. Then silence. SUPER: "SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS -- 1873" CAMERA STOPS ON: EXT. WAREHOUSE - NIGHT A deserted cobblestone street leads downhill to a blea...

by S. S. Wilson

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1 year ago
Star Trek Generations

FADE IN: 1EXT. SPACE (VFX-I) 1 A vast and sparkling starfield. A pinpoint of light appears and starts moving toward the camera. A small and distant cylindrical object tumbling end over end, but we can't determine exactly what it is yet. 2EXT. WHEATFIELD- DAY2 A vast and undulating sea of...

by Ronald D. Moore

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1 year ago
Fantastic Voyage

FADE IN 1- 3 3AEXT. TWA PLANE IN FLIGHT OVER LOS ANGELES - NIGHT With the myriad lights of the city beneath it. As the plane lands: 3BEXT. HUGE HANGAR Troop carriers filled with ARMED SOLDIERS are lined up before the hangar; several official cars filled with SECRET SERVICE MEN, four MOTORCYC...

by Jerome Bixby

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1 year ago
A Clockwork Orange

FADE IN: INT. KOROVA MILKBAR - NIGHT Tables, chairs made of nude fibreglass figures. Hypnotic atmosphere. Alex, Pete, Georgie and Dim, teenagers stoned on their milk-plus, their feet resting on faces, crotches, lips of the sculptured furniture. ALEX (V.O.) There was me, that is Alex, and my t...

by Stanley Kubrick

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1 year ago
Highlander III: The Sorcerer

FADE IN: EXT. COUNTRYSIDE - DAY The end of Winter. SNOW blankets the landscape. A SMALL STREAM rushes through the VALLEY. A clear, blue sky hangs over the DISTANT MOUNTAINS adding to the beauty of the setting. SUPER IMPOSE: SCOTTISH LOWLANDS - 1665 The CAMERA begins to PAN. The color of...

by René Manzor

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Rough Diamonds

INT. MUSEUM - DAY A perfect rainbow is trapped inside two flawless DIAMONDS, glinting in the morning sun. . Mounted on crushed velvet, the identical diamonds are on a glass covered pedal stool in the middle of a vast, marble MUSEUM HALL. The stunning beauty of the stones is matched on...

by Donald Crombie

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Pi

TITLES EXPLODE TO WHITE SLOW FADE TO: EXTREME CLOSE-UP of MAXIMILIAN COHEN'S eyes popping open. INT. MAX'S APARTMENT -CHINATOWN FLAT – NEW YORK CITY - NIGHT Max jolts his head from his desk and tries to orient him-self in the darkness. He has intelligent eyes set in an exhausted, ...

by Darren Aronofsky

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Next

Thirty feet square. CRIS JOHNSON, wearing a jail uniform, sits in a HEAVY CHAIR that is bolted to the floor. Mid- twenties, jaded, rebellious, handsome as a statue, Cris radiates a serene, if somewhat scruffy, charisma. He faces a PLASMA SCREEN MONITOR on a bare wall. To the left of the scree...

by Gary Goldman

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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

FADE IN: A very high airplane view of the entire island. Over this, a Voice, authoritative, impressive. VOICE In any discussion of contemporary America and how its people live,...

by Melvin Frank

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

FADE IN: . 1 EXT. PERU - HIGH JUNGLE - DAY 1 The dense, lush rain forests of the eastern slopes of the . Andes, the place known as “The Eyebrow of the Jungle”. Ragged, jutting canyon walls are half-hidden by the thick mists. The MAIN TITLE is followed by this: PERU 1936...

by Lawrence Kasdan

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He's Just Not That Into You

EXT. PARK - DAY We float down through a serene, leafy park to the children's play area. There, in the sandbox, a BEAUTIFUL FIVE YEAR OLD GIRL plays among a group of kids. GIGI (V.O.) I have a theory about how this all started... A SIX YEAR OLD BOY approaches. He watches the little g...

by Abby Kohn

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1 year ago
Hellbound: Hellraiser II

FADE IN: 1 TITLES The screen is composed of large, straight-edge areas of black and white that rest against each other in a manner that suggests some kind of pattern, without making a final sense; it is as if we are too close to something that, could we see it from a distance, would be clear...

by Peter Atkins

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1 year ago
Glengarry Glen Ross

SCENE ONE A booth at a Chinese restaurant, Williamson and Levene are seated at the booth. LEVENE John...John...John. Okay. John. John. Look: (pause) The Glengarry Highland's leads, you're se...

by David Mamet

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1 year ago
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

FADE IN: EXT. CRYSTAL LAKE - NIGHT A dark, rumbling sky. Haze clings to the lake as we float across it, clearing to bring the opposite shoreline into view. A few scattered streetlights. Dilapidated cabins. An abandoned campsite. CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE. We continue to drift towards it, hearing t...

by Rob Hedden

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1 year ago
Eight Legged Freaks

FADE IN: EXT. DESERT -NIGHT A rabbit hops across rough terrain. EXT. HIGHWAY (DESERT) -NIGHT Three trucks from Chemical Technologies carry barrels of toxic waste. They pass a sign: PROSPERITY, NEVADA, POP 454. INT. THIRD TRUCK (HIGHWAY, DESERT) -NIGHT A sleepy trucker called PIG P...

by Ellory Elkayem

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1 year ago
Confidence

FADE IN: . INT. BEDROOM - APARTMENT - DAY The sweet silence of slumber. Suddenly, an alarm clock on a nightstand SHRIEKS the operatic tones of Maria Callas. A well-manicured hand, nails painted pink, slaps the snooze button and mutes Maria. A few seconds reprieve. Then, another cloc...

by Doug Jung

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1 year ago
Blade II

EXT. COMMUNITY BLOOD BANK - NIGHT PULL BACK from a neon red cross ablaze in the cold December night to REVEAL an inner-city, store-front clinic. Trash and leaves blow over wet, snowy pavement. ANGLE ON a PALE FIGURE standing across the street. H...

by David S. Goyer

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1 year ago
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

EXT. LAS VEGAS (STOCK FOOTAGE) - NIGHT GRAPHIC: 1967 - SOMEWHERE IN NEVADA It is set against the obvious skyline of Las Vegas. INT. DR. EVIL'S PRIVATE QUARTERS - DAY The lair is 1960's high-tech. We see a huge oversized ...

by Mike Myers

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Ghostbusters II

EXT. MANHATTAN ISLAND - DAY A high AERIAL SHOT of the island features the Statue of Liberty prominently in the foreground then TRAVELS ACROSS the harbor, OVER the Battery and Lower Manhattan to Greenwich Village. EXT. EAST 77TH STREET - DAY A car is being hoisted up by a municipal tow truck ...

by Harold Ramis

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Metropolis

FADE IN: EXT. MANHATTAN - MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT Freezing wind shutters through the shadows. Relentless darkness. No sign of life, save for -- The SOUND of determined footsteps. INT. HIGH RISE APARTMENT BUILDING - LOBBY - CONTINUOUS The doorman at his post flipping through a magazine, rap m...

by Thea von Harbou

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1 year ago
The Mummy

The UNIVERSAL PICTURES globe spins. Then comes to a stop on the African continent. A golden papyrus MAP of ANCIENT EGYPT rises up. WE PUSH IN on it, towards a CITY along the Nile, it's name written in hierarchic. WE KEEP PUSHING IN until the golden map turns to golden sand and we find oursel...

by Stephen Sommers

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1 year ago
Batman and Robin

1INT. BATCAVE -BATMAN'S COSTUME VAULT Chrome and shadow. A black gauntlet SNAPS into place. A cape WHIPS over a dark rubber back. A bat-shaped buckle LOCKS. 2INT. BATCAVE ROBIN'S COSTUME VAULT - INTERCUT A silver throwing-bird is chosen from a weapon's array. Gloved hands lif...

by Akiva Goldsman

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1 year ago
Brazil

1 EXT. CITYSCAPESUNSET 1 A beautiful golden sun is setting. The sky is on fire. The CAMERA starts to move downwards. A large neon sign rises into shot. It rests on top of a skyscraper and fills the frame. The building is neither past nor future in design but a bit of both. Slowly we pan dow...

by Terry Gilliam

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1 year ago
SOLARIS

First, over BLACK, we hear the sound of a light rain. Then: A MAN'S VOICE I'm not a poet. I've never moved anyone with my words. (beat) Maybe that's why they chose me. EXT. WOODS - DAY A mural of leafless tr...

by Fridrikh Gorenshtein

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1 year ago
Sphere

EXT. STREET IN GEORGETOWN - MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT Fog hangs above the street, amongst the streetlamps. Apartment buildings line the curb, it is very quiet. In one building, six floors up, a bedroom light is on. WE SEE the silhouette of Norman's WIFE looking out the window....

by Kurt Wimmer

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1 year ago
Sleepy Hollow

EXT. GNARLED FOREST -- NIGHT An UGLY MAN charges through on a horse, holding a lantern forward on a long pole. He looks back, terrified. INSERT TITLE: 1799 Sleepy Hollow, New York THUNDEROUS HOOFBEATS are HEARD behind. The ugly man glances back again. His lantern swings wild... SHATTERS ag...

by Andrew Kevin Walker

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1 year ago
The Relic

TITLE CARD... BELEM BRAZIL - JULY... EXT. BELEM STREETS - NIGHT A taxi careens down narrow roadways at breakneck speeds. INT. TAXI - NIGHT In the back seat is WHITTLESLEY. Early 40's, the wreck of a once handsome man. Unshaven. Sweat stained. Rail thin. Scrat...

by Amy Holden Jones

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1 year ago
Starship Troopers

FROM THE FEDERAL NET -- NOTICE -- JOIN UP NOW ! Proud YOUNG PEOPLE in uniform, the bloom of human evolution. YOUNG PEOPLE I'm doing my part... Me, too... Are you ? The mobile infantery logo:LIGHTNING BOLTS ON A BLACK SHIELD. OFFICIAL VOICE Join the mobile infantery and save the world ! ...

by Edward Neumeier

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1 year ago
Strange Days

A burst of bright white static exploding across the darkness. A high whine on the audio track gives way to street sounds and rapid breathing. AN IMAGE wavers and stabilizes: A nervous POV. We're in a car, sitting in the backseat, and we're nervous, the view swinging around, showing t...

by James Cameron

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1 year ago
Total Recall

FADE IN: 1EXT. DESERT - DAY All we can see, filling the entire frame is a flame-orange sky...almost like the sky from the burning of Atlanta in "Gone with the Wind". SUPERIMPOSE: Presenter credit. PAN DOWN lower and lower until we see the terrain below... the desert. There is no...

by Ronald Shusett

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1 year ago
Things to Come

PART I Before the Second World War This is a brief display of contemporary humanity. The opening effect is one of walking and hurrying crowds. Across this appears and fades the legend "Whither Mankind?" A rapid succession of flashes evoke t...

by H. G. Wells

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1 year ago
Tron

BLACKNESS 1THE ELECTRONIC WORLD 1 On one side of the screen, computer programming language is being printed, and we HEAR the sound of an electronic keyboard. In the center of the screen, glowing lines inscribe a rough computer simulation of a figure, in response to the programming. Gradually th...

by Steven Lisberger

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1 year ago
Real Genius

EXT. A CROWD-DAY A blond haired, blue-eyed man with a small walkie-talkie is standing in the midst of a group of cheering Central American peasants and townsfolk. He is disguised as one of them. ANGLE ON VILLA BALCONY The uniformed President of this formerly sleepy, now strategically critical ...

by Neal Israel

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1 year ago
Mistress America

INT. DORM ROOM. DAY A dark room. We hear movement from outside. A key in thelock. The door opens, light from the hallway silhouettesTracy as she hauls in a bag on wheels. She feels for a lighton the wall and hits the switch. The lights come on. VOICE I was sleeping! Turn that off! Tracy sh...

by Noah Baumbach

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1 year ago
Philomena

PHILOMENA sits at a pew in a largely empty church - there aretwo other WORSHIPPERS dotted about; there is no service. She is looking at a statue of Madonna and Child. * * * A PRIEST passes PHILOMENA and stops to talk. He is dressed ina black sweater and dog collar rather than formal robes. ...

by Steve Coogan

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1 year ago
Pawn Sacrifice

OVER BLACK: "Chess holds its master in its bonds, shackling the mind such that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer." - ALBERT EINSTEIN 1 EXT. GRANITE COUNTRY HOUSE - ICELAND - DAWN 1 In the grey dawn, a formidable house in the Icelandic wilderness. A single light b...

by Steven Knight

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1 year ago
Pariah

FADE IN: 1 EXT/INT. NIGHTCLUB- EVENING 1 A disembodied gaggle of jersey clad shoulders, jeans, and hats crosses a narrow street. Lights flare, hands are stamped, torsos are patted down. Money exchanges hands. We descend into a black, throbbing tunnel. Explicit music booms from bassy c...

by dee ress

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1 year ago
One Chance

INT. ST. CATHERINE’S CHURCH - DAY Where a CHURCH CHOIR comprised of ordinary Welsh faces, begins a medley of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”... The chirpy rendition continues over the following scenes... INT. PRINCESS OF WALES HOSPITAL, EMERGENCY ROOM - DAY The doors fly open as a team o...

by Justin Zackham

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1 year ago
Room

1 INT. ROOM - NIGHT 1 Darkness. The faint background hum of a refrigerator. A light clicks on, briefly, then snaps off again. Then on again, for a little longer. We wake groggily with JACK (five), blinking up at MA (26). She's standing in a worn t-shirt and underwear beside a lamp, ...

by Emma Donoghue

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1 year ago
St. Vincent

FADE IN: INT. BEDROOM - DAY A bedroom stuck in the 1970’s. Felt wallpaper, cigarette smoke stains, thick dust. Pictures everywhere of a MAN (VINCENT) and a WOMAN (SANDY) in love. They couldn’t look happier. Young, full of life. On the bed, an African American woman, CHARISSE, rides on t...

by Theodore Melfi

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1 year ago
Straight Outta Compton

FADE UP: ON; 2 EXT. BROWN HOUSE - COMPTON - NIGHT 2 A bucket pulls up in front of a shitty-looking BROWN HOUSE with ugly bars on the windows and doors. A rusted swing-set leans sideways on the dirt/grass they call a front lawn. SUPERIMPOSE: COMPTON, CA 1986 Inside the car is ERIC WRIG...

by Jonathan Herman

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1 year ago
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

FADE IN: EXT. SMALL TEXAS TOWN - DAY1 Beside a 1950 Ford, a quartet of elite intellectuals poses playfully...dressed in the local custom of boots and cowboy hats, the TOW ORIENTAL MEN, A CAUCASIAN MAN, AND A CAUCASIAN WOMAN squint into the hot sun and then down at the jiggling home movie ca...

by Earl Mac Rauch

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1 year ago
The Abyss

EXT. OCEAN/UNDERWATER -- DAY 3 Blue, deep and featureless, the twilight of five hundred feet down. PROPELLER SOUND. Materializing out of the blue limbo is the enormous but sleek form of an Ohio-class SSBN ballistic missile submarine. INT. U.S.S. MONTANA -- DAY 4 In the attack center, darke...

by James Cameron

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1 year ago
The Thirteenth Floor

INT. HOTEL ROOM-MIGHT 1930 L.A. Fuller writes a letter FULLER They say, "Ignorance is bliss." For the first time in my life, I agree. I wish I had never uncovered the awful truth. I know now. once they find out, they will try to silence me. That is why I've written this all do...

by Josef Rusnak

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1 year ago
Truth

INT. DICK HIBEY'S OFFICE -- DAY Richly appointed. A scotch and cigar feel. Attorney DICK HIBEY (50's, bearded) rises as Mary enters. HIBEY Ms. Mapes. I'm Dick Hibey. What can I do for you? MARY Oh, I think you know. Hibey smiles, gestures for her to sit. Noticing: ...

by James Vanderbilt

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1 year ago
Testament of Youth

1 EXT. LONDON STREET - EVENING (WINTER) 1 In the enfolding gloom of evening, Vera is BUFFETED in the crowd; people wave flags, swig from bottles, sit astride each other’s shoulders. Vera mingles in the crowd but seems isolated, as though in a separate bubble. The sound cuts in and out, as t...

by Juliette Towhidi

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1 year ago
Still Alice

INT. NEW YORK RESTAURANT - EVENING In a fashionable uptown Asian-Fusion eatery, a birthdaycelebration takes place. At the head of the table is ALICE HOWLAND, a woman who could be said to have it all: a high- flying academic career, a successful marriage, and threehealthy grown children. She is...

by Richard Glatzer

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1 year ago
Spring Breakers

FADE IN: EXT. SMALL LOCAL COLLEGE - MAGIC HOUR We see the entrance to a small college campus, leafless trees lining the road. The wind is blowing. The sun is setting and the sky has a hazy red tint. EXT. COLLEGE PARKING LOT - MAGIC HOUR We see a parking lot with only a few cars. A coup...

by Harmony Korine

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1 year ago
Spotlight

1 INT. POLICE STATION, BOSTON - NIGHT, 1976 1 A quiet, cold winter night. An OLDER COP emerges from an INTERVIEW ROOM, walks down a long hall. Boston, MA - December, 1976 He reaches the front desk. A YOUNG COP looks to him, curious, as he lights a cigarette. YOUNG COP How’s that going? OL...

by Tom McCarthy

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1 year ago
Somewhere

1 EXT. RACE TRACK - DAY 1 It's overcast, as a black Ferrari speeds around an empty track in the foggy haze. It does lap after lap, getting nowhere. It slows down and stops. JOHNNY gets out and stands there. CUT TO: Main titles over black: Somewhere 2 INT. CHATEAU MARMONT - NIGH...

by Sofia Coppola

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1 year ago
Short Term 12

EXT. GROUP HOME, COTTAGE -- MORNING Standing in a circle is MASON, late-20s, a hug-able bear witha good heart and sense of humor. JESSICA, 20s with aclipboard, quiet, confident and looks like she could kicksome ass, and NATE, 20s, skinny and nervous as hell. MASON Yeah, I mean, day one’s alw...

by Destin Daniel Cretton

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1 year ago
Smashed

FADE IN: INT. KARAOKE BAR - NIGHT 1 CLOSE ON: KATE HANNAH -- late-20s, pretty and wholesome and, oh yeah, piss drunk. She stands on a tiny KARAOKE STAGE * in the far corner of a half-empty dive bar. Kate holds a MICROPHONE and dances as she SINGS a bad karaoke version of “SONG TO BE DETERM...

by James Ponsoldt

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1 year ago
Lone Survivor

1 EXT. BAGRAM AIR BASE, AFGHANISTAN 1 EXT. BAGRAM AIR BASE, AFGHANISTAN 1 Through massive sun flare, a BLACKHAWK Chopper coming in fast. Landing hard on Bagram Air Base. LUTTRELL (vo) It’s something most of us have known all of our lives. What we all wanted. It’s in our blood. ...

by Peter Berg

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1 year ago
Locke

1 INT. LAND ROVER/EXT. LARGE CONSTRUCTION SITE - NIGHT 1 Through the window of a Land Rover, we see a construction site working at full capacity. Huge arc lights and floodlights illuminate the scene and men are hard at work. A group of men are in discussion in a pool of light. There is a c...

by Steven Knight

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1 year ago
The Keeping Room

EXT. ROAD - MORNING A BLACK WOMAN, ALMA, walks towards us, hauling a BUNDLE of newly cut CANE. And then -- She spots a DOG. The dog GROWLS at her. This gives her pause, until... She begins to GROWL right back at it. And then the dog starts to BARK. So she starts to BARK too. There’s some ...

by Julia Hart

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1 year ago
Julieta

Julieta’s three houses in Madrid, at the three different stages in the story: House 1 is the one she shares with her daughter Ant.a, after Xoan’s death. 19, Fernando VI, Third Floor. From 1998 to 2006-2007. House 2 is the one to which she moves, after throwing out all the reminders ...

by Pedro Almodóvar

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1 year ago
It's Kind of a Funny Story

EXT. BROOKLYN STREET - NIGHT CRAIG GILNER (16, handsome, but awkward) glides on his biketoward the Brooklyn Bridge. He is the only one on thestreets. A rhythmic beating heart is the only sound we hear. BADOOM BADOOM BADOOM The heartbeat increases in pace as Craig nears the bridge. EXT. BR...

by Anna Boden

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1 year ago
The Iron Lady

1 EXT. BEACH. MARGATE. KENT. DAY. 1885. 1 The STEADY FOOTFALL OF A WOMAN’s BOOTS, sinking in wet sand- The RISE and FALL of a WOMAN’s breath- MRS GEORGE WHARTON ROBINSON aka ‘NELLY’, head down consumed by thought, etching a line across the sand, like charcoal on paper until- NELLY stop...

by Abi Morgan

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1 year ago
The Invisible Woman

1 EXT. BEACH. MARGATE. KENT. DAY. 1885. 1 The STEADY FOOTFALL OF A WOMAN’s BOOTS, sinking in wet sand- The RISE and FALL of a WOMAN’s breath- MRS GEORGE WHARTON ROBINSON aka ‘NELLY’, head down consumed by thought, etching a line across the sand, like charcoal on paper until- NELLY stop...

by Abi Morgan

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1 year ago
Inherent Vice

1 OVER BLACK 1 A sweet, young woman’s voice narrates. SORTILEGE (V.O.) She came along the alley and upthe back stairs the way she alwaysused to. Doc hadn’t seen her for over a year. Nobody had. Back then it was always sandals, bottomhalf of a flower print bikini, faded Country Joe & the F...

by Paul Thomas Anderson

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1 year ago
Infinitely Polar Bear

EXT. COUNTRYSIDE. DAY A man strides up a grassy hill. He is in his late-30s, clean- shaven with shaggy hair. He wears a well-cut tweed riding jacket, jodhpurs and riding boots. He carries a large shillelagh which rests on his shoulder. This is CAM STUART. He sings with gusto, a Civil War ma...

by Maya Forbes

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1 year ago
I'll See You in My Dreams

1 INT. CAROL’S HOUSE - BEDROOM - MORNING INT. CAROL’S HOUSE - BEDROOM - MORNING 1 CAROL PETERSEN (70s) wakes up to her alarm, the clock digits showing 6:00 sharp. A golden retriever DOG is at the foot of her bed. He lifts his head as she responds to the alarm. Carol sits up in bed and the d...

by Brett Haley

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1 year ago
I Smile Back

1 INT. UNCLE WONG’S CHINESE RESTAURANT - DAY INT. UNCLE WONG’S CHINESE RESTAURANT - DAY 1 LANEY BROOKS(mid-30’s) is having a drink at the bar while she fiddles with a pair of chopsticks. She’s pretty, but not in the way that inspires envy; she’s pretty in a way that makes you want to be her f...

by Paige Dylan

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1 year ago
How to Train Your Dragon

FADE IN: EXT. NORTH SEA/VILLAGE - NIGHT We skim above a dark, wild ocean. The camera turns toward a lone island, Berk. It is a gigantic shard of rock jutting straight out of the water. HICCUP (V.O.) This, is Berk. It’s twelve days North of hopeless, and a few degrees South of freezing ...

by Will Davies

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1 year ago
The Hollars

1 INT. BATHROOM, HOLLAR HOUSE. DAY. INT. BATHROOM, HOLLAR HOUSE. DAY. 1 A woman stands in front of a bathroom mirror, curling her hair. Her name is SALLY HOLLAR, 58. Sally is dressed in a pink nightgown and robe. She is a kind looking woman. Heavy set and motherly with lines of distinction on ...

by James C. Strouse

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1 year ago
The Great Gatsby

A BLACK SCREEN. The blackness is pierced by a single, pulsing green light... We drift, as if by boat, across a dark bay toward the light. Then, we hear a troubled voice. NICK (V.O.) In my younger and more vulnerableyears my father gave me someadvice: “always try to see the bestin people,” he...

by Baz Luhrmann

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1 year ago
Grandma

1 INT. ELLE’S APARTMENT - DAY 1 An apartment filled with books and art. ELLE lives here. She is 70 years old, beautiful, andextremely wilful. There is nothing of the old lady about her. She is selfish and magnetic and smart. With her this morning is Olivia, an attractive thirty fiveyear ...

by Paul Weitz

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1 year ago
The Grand Budapest Hotel

EXT. CEMETERY. DAY The present. A graveyard in the city-center of a greatEastern European capital. Frost covers the ground amongthe stones and between rows of leafless trees. A teenaged girl in a beret and trench-coat with a well- read, dog-eared novel called THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTELtucked und...

by Wes Anderson

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1 year ago
Get on Up

1 EXT. ROAD. AUGUSTA. 1988. 1 EXT. ROAD. AUGUSTA. 1988. 1 A hot muggy Georgia morning. A pickup truck comes around acorner and moves towards us. Inside, music plays on theradio. We can’t quite see who’s driving. 2 INT/EXT. PICKUP TRUCK/AUGUSTA STREETS. MOMENTS LATER 2 The driver heads down ...

by Jez Butterworth

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1 year ago
Foxcatcher

CUT TO: I/E. BARABOO SCHOOL/PARKING LOT - LATE MORNING Mark pulls his beat-up car into a space in the parking lot of this nondescript, 1960s-era suburban brick-facade school. He’s freshly showered, wears a short-sleeve dress shirt, clip- on tie, slacks. He reaches behind the front seat and ...

by E. Max Frye

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1 year ago
Calvary

INT. CONFESSIONAL - DAY 1 FATHER JAMES LAVELLE, fifties, is idly reading Moby Dick. Dressed in an old-fashioned black soutane. He hears someone enter the confessional. Marks his page. Waits - MAN’S VOICE (O.S.) I first tasted semen when I was seven years old. HOLD CLOSE on LAVELLE. M...

by John Michael McDonagh

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1 year ago
Please Give

1 INT. RADIOLOGY OFFICES - DAY 1 CLOSE UP ON A LARGE BREAST as it is maneuvered into a mammogram machine. A PAIR OF HANDS lift it, pull it and eventually squeeze into nothing more than a small tube of flesh as it’s pressed down by a sandwich of glass. ANGLE ON Various shots of more breasts,...

by Nicole Holofcener

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1 year ago
Sin Nombre

1 EXT. COLONIA CONFETI, TAPACHULA - DAY 1 SUPER: TAPACHULA, MEXICO A weathered, yet serene poster, of a green landscape (Texas?) fills our frame. We pan around revealing EL CASPER, a gaunt- faced 17 year-old wiping water from his face. He stares at the image with a curious indifference, it’s ...

by Cary Fukunaga

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1 year ago
Slow West

FADE IN: 2 EXT - COLORADO FOREST - NIGHT 2 Our hero, JAY CAVENDISH lies on a blanket, a colt six-shooter gun in his hand, and looks up to a sky full of stars He begins his nightly recital, naming each constellation JAY Pegasus, The Great Bear, The Dragon, Andromeda JAY is sixteen, s...

by John Maclean

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1 year ago
Suffragette

CAPTION: LONDON, 1912. THICK WHITE FOG, AT FIRST NOTHING VISIBLE AND THEN THROUGH THE STIFLING HEAT the FOG IS REVEALED AS BILLOWING CLOUDS of STEAM hanging like a blanket over a vast laundry floor with row upon row of WOMEN washing, pressing and folding endless linen, in continual repeat ...

by Abi Morgan

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1 year ago
Trainwreck

EXT. GARAGE - DUSK FLASHBACK: AMY and KIM, ages nine and five, sitting on thehood of the car. Kim holds a doll. GORDON is in front of them. GORDON Girls, your mother and I are getting divorced. Don’t cry. I know you’re upset. I know you’re confused. I don’t know what you’re mother tol...

by Amy Schumer

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1 year ago
Trumbo

CUT TO: EXT. LAZY-T RANCH - 1947 - DAWN Alone in a vast, serrated mountain range a hundred miles north of Los Angeles, it looks from the outside like a rustic sprawl. The day is a gold sliver in a navy sky. INT. LAZY-T RANCH - BATHROOM - DAWN Writer DALTON TRUMBO, 41, debonair, heartfelt ...

by John McNamara

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1 year ago
Truth

INT. DICK HIBEY'S OFFICE -- DAY Richly appointed. A scotch and cigar feel. Attorney DICK HIBEY (50's, bearded) rises as Mary enters. HIBEY Ms. Mapes. I'm Dick Hibey. What can I do for you? MARY Oh, I think you know. Hibey smiles, gestures for her to sit. Noticing: ...

by James Vanderbilt

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1 year ago
Unbroken

1 EXT. OCEAN 1 We are panning, from high, a horizon that is water, all water, a world of water. It is softly, warmly lit. We are starting to hear the distant thrum of engines. Our high sweep of the planet has brought into frame the sun, big, red, rising, just at the horizon. The engine no...

by Joel Coen

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1 year ago
Wadjda

FADE IN: 1 INT. SCHOOL AUDITORIUM (SAUDI ARABIA)- DAY 1 A group of 11 YEAR-OLD GIRLS stand in three rows on a homemade wooden stage. A banner reads, "The Secondary Fourth School for Girls-Riyadh East." A TEACHER eyes them skeptically. TEACHER Again, from the beginning. She...

by Haifaa al-Mansour

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1 year ago
While We're Young

ii. SOLNESS: The funny thing is that I've become so disturbed by younger people! HILDE: What? Younger people? SOLNESS: Yes, they upset me so much that I've sort of closed my doors here and locked myself in. Because I'm afraid they're going to come here, and they�...

by Noah Baumbach

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1 year ago
Whiplash

BLACK... We hear a HIT. A drumstick against a drum head. Crisp, sharp. Then a second hit. Then a third and a fourth. The hits growing so fast they start to blur together. Like gunfire... 1 INT. NASSAU BAND REHEARSAL STUDIO - GEHRING HALL - NIGHT 1 A cavernous space. Sound-proofed walls...

by Damien Chazelle

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1 year ago
Youth

1. EXT. HOTEL GARDEN. DAY A terribly English face, its pale skin flushed in the crisp springtime sun. Short, fair hair. Jacket and tie. A highly intelligent face, persuasive too. The face of a fifty-yearold man who is sitting, legs crossed, in the pretty garden of a hotel. Slightly behind ...

by Paolo Sorrentino

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1 year ago
Far from the Madding Crowd

FADE IN: 1 EXT. TOLL GATE, NORCOMBE HILL - DAY 1 A day in LATE AUGUST. A FIGURE on a hill top; the unpopulated landscape - lush in summer, barren and bleak in winter - curving down to high chalk cliffs with the ocean beyond. GABRIEL OAK sits watching over his flock with his two DOGS, his...

by David Nicholls

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1 year ago
Eye In The Sky

A scraping sound as the door of a small brick oven opens. FATIMA MO’ALLIM, early 30's, slender, Somali, reaches in and places loaves of unbaked bread into the wood-fire oven. A worn blue headscarf - a hijab - is wrapped around her head to cover her hair but still reveals her beautiful ...

by Guy Hibbert

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1 year ago
Enough Said

EXT. HOLLYWOOD APARTMENT BUILDING - DAY Eva, 45 and attractive, gets out of her old Prius, takes out a large massage table and proceeds to carry it to the apartment building. She’s wearing sweatpants and sneakers, ready for work. INT. HOLLYWOOD APARTMENT - DAY A middle aged man, MARTIN, is ...

by Nicole Holofcener

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1 year ago
The End of the Tour

FADE IN: 1 INT. LIPSKY’S WEST END AVE APT/LIVING ROOM/OFFICE - NYC - 2008 - NIGHT 1 A bright, unpretentious two-bedroom in a pre-war building, cluttered with books and papers, reflecting its owner’s lively mind. The decor is that of a perennial grad student’sdigs, the bachelor pad of a New Y...

by Donald Margulies

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1 year ago
The Diary of a Teenage Girl

1 INT. MINNIE’S HOUSE - BEDROOM - DAY 1 Close up on a cat’s face - not pleased. Hand-written title card: DOMINO VS. THE CITY - a film by Minnie Goetze A cardboard San Francisco: skyscrapers and the Golden Gate Bridge. Domino, the cat, peeks out above the buildings. Title card: It’s a ...

by Marielle Heller

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1 year ago
The Debt

1 INT. CARGO PLANE. MILITARY AIRBASE. ISRAEL - DAY 1 A strange ROARING sound... CLOSE ON A YOUNG WOMAN ...in darkness. Light begins to spill on her from the right -revealing her face, lost in thought. This is RACHEL SINGER - pretty, painfully young looking. A surgical dressing cover...

by Matthew Vaughn

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1 year ago
Dear White People

1 NEWS BROADCAST - VARIOUS SCREENS, VARIOUS PLACES 1 ANCHOR A “race war” has erupted at one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious institutions. Glued to this are our story’s subjects, who we meet in... 2 A SERIES OF SHOTS 2 TROY FAIRBANKS, 21, Black. He drags a brush through hisfinge...

by Justin Simien

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1 year ago
Danny Collins

1 INT. CHIME IN MAGAZINE OFFICES - DAY (1971) 1 We listen to the song as we pick up snapshots from an office of an early 70’s music magazine: -Cigarettes are smoked indoors, everywhere. Smoke wafts over cubicles, everywhere. -Women wear mini-skirts. Really “mini” mini-skirts. -Music PO...

by Dan Fogelman

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1 year ago
The Danish Girl

FADE IN: A rectangle of ferociously stormy sea viewed from battered cliffs. Silver waves are whipped by a wind that flies at us, stinging, relentless. Somewhere, unseen in the barren landscape, something is at its mercy - we hear the RUSTLE and PUNCH of the weather going at it... DISSOLVE ...

by Lucinda Coxon

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1 year ago
Dallas Buyers Club

1 EXT. RODEO STADIUM - DALLAS - TEXAS - DAY 1 Ambient sounds of the CROWD, RODEO, SEX, and a strangeRINGING fade in along with IMAGES of... A COWBOY riding a BULL in an enclosed RODEO ring. RON WOODROOF, early 40's, handsome, long sandy hair, denimclad, worn snakeskin boots, dusty, cowboy...

by Craig Borten

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1 year ago
Carol

EXT. NYC SUBWAY STATION. APRIL 1953. NIGHT. Out of the darkness, the screeching moan of an arrivingtrain. A dark swarm of bodies file out of the LEXINGTON and 59TH ST STATION. We descend upon the crowd, singling out ayoung man in coat and hat, JACK TAFT, late 20s, who weaves through the line ...

by Phyllis Nagy

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1 year ago
Captain Fantastic

1 EXT. CASCADE MOUNTAIN RANGE. WASHINGTON STATE. DAWN. 1 In the early morning dawn, the Skykomish River in Washington State's Cascade Mountain Range pounds against the graniteriver rocks. Giant Fir branches in the lush forest undulate, almost dancing in the soft wind. A BLACK-TAILED ...

by Matt Ross

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1 year ago
Bridget Jones's Baby

1A EXT. LONDON. DAY. 1A Sweeping aerial shot of London, establishing the city in all its glory. 1AA EXT. SOUTHWARK BRIDGE. DAY. 1AA We swoop down the Thames to find a svelte figure on the bridge hailing a taxi. 2 INT. CHURCH. DAY 2 SHAZZER, early forties, and her folk singer husban...

by Helen Fielding

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1 year ago
The Boxtrolls

EXT. CHEESEBRIDGE ALLEY - NIGHT Lightning strikes, illuminating a vine covered wall as the camera moves across a dark alley filled with CARDBOARD BOXES and CRATES. They boxes have stylized LABELS; the box in front is labeled FOCUS FEATURES. SFX: FOOTSTEPS running on cobblestones and LABORED...

by Adam Pava

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1 year ago
Beginners

INT. HAL FIELDS HOME. A single daisy stands in a vase in an empty kitchen. INT. HAL’S BEDROOM OLIVER FIELDS clicks on the light to the closet. He looks at the rack of his parents’ clothes. He begins to put some in a box marked “home”, some in a box marked "thrift". INT. ...

by Mike Mills

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1 year ago
Barney's Version

INT. DEN - BARNEY AND MIRIAM'S APARTMENT - NIGHT A tumbler of Scotch. A half empty bottle of Macallan's. A burning Montecristo cigar in an ashtray. A hand picks up a telephone and dials. BARNEY I'd like to speak with my wife. BLAIR (V.O.) (groggy) Barney...? It's th...

by Michael Konyves

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1 year ago
The Artist

1 TITLES 1 The letters of the titles come up on a title card typical of the 1920s. Elegant motifs around the edge of the frame, and, in the background, there are geometrical shapes reminiscent of the light beams of a film premi.re. Behind is a stylized town. The titles end in a fade to bla...

by Michel Hazanavicius

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1 year ago
Argo

FADE IN: BEGINNING LOGO The familiar logo WARNER BROS. PRESENTS COMES UP. After a beat, it is consumed by FIRE. It becomes AN AMERICAN FLAG, BURNING in the street. 1 EXT. U.S. EMBASSY (TEHRAN) - MORNING 1 Effigies of Jimmy Carter and the deposed Shah -- crowds chanting .“Magbar Carter! Mag...

by Chris Terrio

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1 year ago
Anthropoid

1 JAN What happened? JOSEF Caught one of the branches on the way down. JAN Can you move? 2 EXT. FOREST TRACK - NIGHT 2 JAN’s arms are around JOSEF as he helps him along a snowy track over-shadowed by trees. CAMERA follows them from behind. CLOSE UP: Two pairs of feet hurrying through the snow. On...

by Sean Ellis

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1 year ago
Amour

SCENE 1 - INT. APARTMENT - DAY The hallway is a mess. A window opening onto a light well is open. The door to the apartment is suddenly broken open. A plainclothes detective, two uniformed police officers and several firemen - also in uniform - enter and look around. They all wear gloves ...

by Michael Haneke

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1 year ago
The American

FADE IN: 1 EXT. NORTHERN SWEDEN - TWILIGHT 1 A lake. A forest. A dacha. A Saab outside the winterhouse. A light within. 2 INT. NORTHERN SWEDEN - HOUSE - NIGHT 2 JACK (dark, fit, mid-forties) is staring at the embers of a log fire. He sips from a thick cut-crystal glass of whiskey. ...

by Rowan Joffé

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1 year ago
A Serious Man

FADE IN: SNOWFLAKES FALLING IN BLACK The flakes drift lazily down toward us. Our angle looks straight up. Now an angle looking steeply down: the snow falls not quite dead away to collect on a foreground chimneypot and on the little shtetl street that lies maplike below us. It is night, a...

by Joel Coen

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1 year ago
A Most Violent Year

JANUARY 31, 1981 Over black we hear the opening of a garage door. The light spills in and we see. EXT. UPPER MIDDLE CLASS RESIDENTIAL HOUSE, QUEENS NYC - SUNRISE Open on ABEL MORALES. It is early morning and still almost dark out. He has a rugged yet prosperously-handsome face and is in ...

by J. C. Chandor

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1 year ago
A Monster Calls

InT. conoR’S BEDROOM - night - conTINUOUS 1 Conor (12, small, on the border of puberty) sits up in bed, frightened, sweaty, panting. He looks at the clock. 11.58. It’s a messy but homey bedroom. Posters at the borders of manhood on the wall: rugby teams but also cartoons. Old stuffed to...

by Patrick Ness

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1 year ago
The Thing

CAST MACREADY 35. Helicopter pilot. Likes chess. Hates the cold. The pay is good. GARRY 46. The station manager. Stiff. Ex-army officer. Wears a handgun. CHILDS 33. Six-four. Two-fifty. Black. A mechanic. Can be jolly. But d...

by Bill Lancaster

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1 year ago
Willow

FADE IN: EXT.. NOCKMAAR CASTLE - DAY Under gloomy sky a huge fortress looms on a volcanic mountainside. From within WE HEAR the agonizing scream of a woman giving birth. INT.. NOCKMAAR CASTLE - DAY The scream continues as WE MOVE THROUGH the grim corri- dors of the castle TOWARD stairs leadi...

by Bob Dolman

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1 year ago
The Sandman (Vertigo)

FADE IN: EXT. CHURCHYARD - NIGHT CLOSE ON: a word carved in stone: 'DREAMS'. BEGIN CREDITS PULL BACK to reveal the full inscription: 'FOR IN THAT SLEEP OF DEATH WHAT DREAMS MUST COME.' It's carved on a large obelisk grave marker. Beneath the inscription is...

by Neil Gaiman

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1 year ago
Predator

FADE IN: EXT. OUTER SPACE The infinite blackness punctuated by a billion stars. As we slowly DESCEND through the varied shades of blue of the Earth's atmosphere, we HEAR the first strains of a haunting, Central American FLUTE, joined by a swelling background of JUNGLE SOUNDS. We descen...

by Jim Thomas

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1 year ago
Planet of the Apes

FADE IN 1EXT. CONSTELLATION OF ORION - NIGHT Stars glitter like diamonds on the black velvet backdrop of space. The Belt of Orion is center screen, but much nearer and larger than ever seen by an Earth-bound astronomer. A speck of light appears in the lower left corner of the screen. No spa...

by William Broyles Jr.

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1 year ago
Godzilla

FADE IN: An iguana... Crawling off its nest, leaving its eggs exposed. 1 EXT. MORUROA ATOLL ISLANDS, FRENCH POLYNESIA - PACIFIC1 Grainy, Kodak color, nineteen sixties documentary footage of a beautiful Polynesian island. We SEE quick shots of Kimono Dragons, Gila Monsters and Chameleons a...

by Dean Devlin

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1 year ago
Hackers

EXT. FRONT YARD. DAY. Slow motion. Armed troops in black uniforms pour out of unmarked vans and swarm across a lawn in a middle class residential neighborhood. Yuppie neighbours look on in shock, confused. Two of the troops carry a battering ram to the fr...

by Rafael Moreu

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1 year ago
Lost in Space

FADE IN ON: EXT.-SPACE PULL BACK slowly as MARS fills THE FRAME, a sphere of red desert and fast rushing crimson clouds. A triangular CARGO SHIP descends from the dark of space. PILOT (OVER) Mars mining base, this is Grissom One, Request final descent vector. REVERSE ANGLE EXT.-MARS A...

by Akiva Goldsman

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1 year ago
Mystery Men

FADE IN: EXT. ERIE HOSPITAL FOR THE CRIMINALLY INSANE - DAY CAMERA MOVES THROUGH a tangled jungle of razor wire, finally COMING INTO VIEW of a foreboding, fortress-like old institution, surrounded by towers and gun turrets. Screaming and horrible laughter is heard from within... CLOSE ON ...

by Bob Burden

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1 year ago
Little Monsters

FADE IN: on an old alarm clock, TICKING, the bells gone, the little hand missing, the big hand indicating twenty-after-something. It is bound with black electrical tape, time-bomb fashion, to a plastic water-filled spray bottle. The alarm RINGS; the bell hammer tugging the piece of kite stri...

by Terry Rossio

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1 year ago
The Haunting

FADE IN: EXT. HOUSING PROJECT, CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS - DAY ON a housing project in the industrial outskirts of Boston. The BANGING seems to flutter away, leading us along, searching... to a tiny balcony, one of dozens, ten stories up. And there, the source of t...

by David Self

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1 year ago
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

FADE IN: EXT. MEDIEVAL VILLAGE - JUST BEFORE SUNSET We see an Italian village at the height of the plague. Funeral processions, decrepit houses with their windows boarded up... the stench of death all around. TITLE: EUROPE. ...

by Joss Whedon

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1 year ago
Airplane II

FADE IN: EXT. JUNGLE - DAY A machete slashes INTO FRAME. An American in battered fedora and leather jacket, accompanied by two gunbearers, hacks his way through dense bush. We see him from the back only. He hacks an opening, bats fly out AT CAMERA and the bushes part, revealing huge overgrow...

by Ken Finkleman

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1 year ago
An American Werewolf in London

FADE IN: MAN'S FOOTPRINT on the moon. EXT. MOON Camera begins to pull back slowly, straight up - the song "Moon Shadow" by Cat Stevens begins. Once we are high enough to see the entire m...

by John Landis

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1 year ago
The Nightmare Before Christmas

FADE IN: PROLOGUE CLOSE ON: AN OLD-FASHIONED CALENDAR, the kind that used to hang in offices in the forties. Each day is a tear-off page. The dates are printed in bold black lettering. The pages of days of the year zip off -- at a rate faster than ...

by Caroline Thompson

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1 year ago
Star Trek: The Motion Picture

FADE IN : 1 EXT SPACE (S) 1 An ever expanding infinity of light and color as CAMERA TRAVELS THROUGH deep space, MOVING DIRECTLY for one pinpoint of light: a STAR GROWING RAPIDLY as we SWEEP TOWARD IT, a...

by Harold Livingston

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1 year ago
The Sweet Hereafter

FADE IN INT. SUMMER COTTAGE -- DAY A young family together in bed. It is a bright summer morning. Father, mother, and a three year old girl are still asleep. They are naked. A light breeze drifts into the room. The scene is serene and softly suspended. Head credits appear over this idylli...

by Atom Egoyan

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1 year ago
The Transformers

FADE IN EXT. SPACE A small planet glows in the light of its sun. Suddenly, we hear a loud rumble, and see a thick, electronic mist behind the planet... Then, the electronic mist begins to engulf the planet, and we hear the horrible sounds of destruction. Almost like somebody, or something, i...

by Ron Friedman

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1 year ago
The X-Files

FADE IN: EXT. SNOWSCAPE A BLINDING WHITE SCREEN, under which we hear an ominous low end Dolby THX Big Screen rumble. We're not in 19" television land anymore, Toto. As the rumble builds, TWO BLACK FIGURES appear on what now has resolved into a distant ho...

by Chris Carter

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1 year ago
Very Bad Things

FADE IN: TITLE SEQUENCE THE DEAD OF NIGHT Pitch black. Dead quiet. Dim faint light appears in the distance, approaching, growing larger. As the light nears, we recognize car headlights. Closer and closer until the car...

by Peter Berg

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1 year ago
Untraceable

FADE IN: INT. SUBURBAN BASEMENT -- RAINY NIGHT. . VIDEO CAMERA POV: held at hip level, jerking with each step, we move in dim light past boxes of junk...a dormant furnace . ...a rusty bicycle...shelves of Christmas decorations...and bundles of Ethernet cable, running beside flashing st...

by Allison Burnett

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1 year ago
There's Something About Mary

FADE IN: EXT. CUMBERLAND, RHODE ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL - MORNING It's the early 1980's and everyone is arriving at school. We push through the parking lot crowd to a nervous, lanky kid, TED PELOQUIN. MAN'S VOICE (V.O.) When I was sixteen years old ...

by Ed Decter

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1 year ago
Sweet Smell of Success

FADE IN: EXT. INT. GLOBE NEWSPAPER BUILDING - DUSK - N.Y. A row of newspaper delivery trucks is lined up against the long loading bay, waiting for the edition. In the foreground a large clock establishes the time as 8:10 PM. A rumbling noise warns the men to take their positions; a few seconds...

by Ernest Lehman

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1 year ago
Spare Me

FADE IN 1 BLACK 1 The screen is black. Thunder rumbles. THEO (VO) When you hear thunder... A black bowling ball pulls away from the lens. The ball is in the hands of THEO SKINNER, an intense, handsome 28 year old man with sideburns dressed in worn bowling attire. THEO (VO) ...God is b...

by Christopher Grimm

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1 year ago
Something Borrowed

FADE IN: CLOSE ON A WOMAN’S FACE, BEAUTIFUL AND STRONG. SHE’S CRYING. INT. KAT’S BEDROOM - NEW YORK CITY - DAY The woman is KAT ELLIS, 30. Tears stream down her face as she sits cross-legged amid the detritus of a packing frenzy. There is an unfortunate green bridesmaid’s dress hanging on the...

by Jennie Snyder Urman

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1 year ago
Smokey and the Bandit

FADE IN: THE HIGHWAY - DAY Georgia. Two-lane blacktop, stretching from here to heaven. Empty. Silent. Then, suddenly in the far distance, several dark specks rise over a hill and head straight toward camera. Camera ho...

by James Lee Barrett

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1 year ago
Smokin' Aces

FADE UP ON: TITLE CARD A narration accompanies this passage: "The events depicted herein were believed have taken place in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. All manner of record as they might pertain to these events have been...

by Joe Carnahan

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1 year ago
Sex, Lies, and Videotape

1 EXT. HIGHWAY -- DAY GRAHAM DALTON, twenty-nine, drives his '69 Cutlass while smoking a cigarette. One could describe his appearance as punk/arty, but neither would do him justice. He is a man of obvious intelligen...

by Steven Soderbergh

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1 year ago
The Replacements

FADE IN: 1 EXT. MARINA - DAY The water around the moored boats looks dirty and cold. ROLL CREDITS as we PICK UP a sad excuse for a boat sitting in an end slip -- a seagull-shit-covered, thirty- foot cabin cruiser that hasn't cruised in a long, longtime. An unpainted plywood addition has b...

by Vince McKewin

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1 year ago
Memphis Belle

FADE IN: EXT. FIELD - DAY A football game is in progress. Six guys on each side, all in their late teens and early twenties, wearing khaki pants, work shirts, T-shirts. OVER, we hear the voice of BRUCE DERRINGER. The first player we see is VIRGE HOOGESTEGER. BRUCE (V.O.) Virge Hoogest...

by Monte Merrick

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1 year ago
Trainspotting

EXT. STREET - DAY Legs run along the pavement. They are Mark Renton's. Just ahead of him is Spud. They are both belting along. As they travel, various objects (pens, tapes, CDs, toiletries, ties, sunglasses, etc.) either fall or...

by John Hodge

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1 year ago
Strangers on a Train

FADE IN: EXT. UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. DAY LONG SHOT THE CAPITOL DOME IN THE B.G. AND THE AUTOMOBILE ENTRANCE TO THE STATION IN THE F.G. LOW CAMERA Activity of cars and taxis arriving and discharging passengers with luggage, busy redcaps, etcetera. We FOCUS on a taxi pulling up...

by Raymond Chandler

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1 year ago
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut

FADE IN: Very happy, Disneyesque MUSIC swirls in. PAN DOWN from a pretty blue sky, to a small quaint town nestled in the hills. A wooden sign tells us this is South Park. EXT. SOUTH PARK AVENUE - DAY Birds fly into the air, TOWNSPEOPLE smile to ...

by Trey Parker

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1 year ago
Some Like It Hot

FADE IN: CITY AT NIGHT A hearse of Late Twenties vintage is proceeding at a dignified pace along a half-deserted wintry street. Inside the hearse, there are four somber men in black -- and a coffin, of course, with a ...

by Billy Wilder

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1 year ago
Reindeer Games

FADE IN: FIGURE IN A SANTA CLAUS SUIT lies face-down in a nighttime expanse of snow. One of the body's red-sleeved arms is twisted at a sickening angle. The white snow beneath the figure is spreading with red. RE...

by Ehren Kruger

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1 year ago
Mission: Impossible II

FADE IN: A WORN SATCHEL (MOVING - DAY) is being carried by a world weary middle European wearing a black armband. VLADIMIR NEKHORVICH exits a gleaming building, pausing for a moment, under a motto clearly visible above his head, 'Where the future is now...

by Robert Towne

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1 year ago
Mission: Impossible

INT. KIEV APARTMENT - NIGHT We're in a large closet. JACK KIEFER, an athletic American in his late thirties wearing a headset, is wedged into a corner, staring at a television screen. The television shows a surveillance view of the living room that lies outside th...

by David Koepp

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1 year ago
Mimic

FADE IN: THE SCREEN Stygean darkness. Wet CLICKING SOUNDS. A BEAM of purplish ULTRA-VIOLET LIGHT reveals a mosaic of moving forms... COCKROACHES. They skitter restlessly under the beam's intensity. SERIES OF SHOTS -- the UV Beam passing over various parts of ...

by Matthew Robbins

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1 year ago
The Last of the Mohicans

FADE IN: The screen is a microcosm of leaf, crystal drops of precipitation, a stone, emerald green moss. It's a landscape in miniature. We HEAR the forest. Some distant birds. Their sound seems to reverberate as if in a cavern. ...

by Michael Mann

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1 year ago
A Hard Day's Night

EXTERIOR STREETS OUTSIDE RAILWAY TERMINAL DAY The film opens with crowds of girls, shot in a sequence of CLOSE-UPS, chasing after GEORGE, JOHN and RINGO. The boys hare off just ahead of them. They take a turn down a back alley way ...

by Alun Owen

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1 year ago
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

FADE IN: EXT. RIDGEMONT CENTER MALL - NIGHT From the outside parking lot it looks like an enormous beached whale. It is the prime hangout for all the teenagers in the area. Kids mill around the parking lot or stand by the mall entrance. INT. RIDGEMONT CENTER MALL There are three levels of sto...

by Cameron Crowe

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1 year ago
Queen of the Damned

FADE IN: 1 EXT. LAFAYETTE CEMETERY (NEW ORLEANS) - NIGHT 1 An empty breeze blows across a deserted cemetery. We hear the sound of FOOTSTEPS APPROACHING, then nineteenth- century boots ENTER FRAME. We FOLLOW them strolling pastthe headstones and mausoleums. The sound of a HORSE and CARRIAGE ...

by Scott Abbott

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1 year ago
Poltergeist

FADE IN: 1 INT. LIVING ROOM - NIGHT 1 EXTREME CLOSE-UP - TELEVISION SCREEN The National Anthem resounds over the precision maneuvers of the Navy’s Blue Angels. When Old Glory fills the frame the . local announcer identifies the station, signifies the megahertz and signs off for ...

by Steven Spielberg

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1 year ago
The Ploughman's Lunch

FADE IN: INT. BBC RADIO NEWSROOM - LATE MORNING We are IN CLOSE as a story arrives on a press service teleprinter. A Hand tears away the sheet. The CAMERA TRACKS as we follow the story. It passes through the copyta...

by Ian McEwan

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1 year ago
Platinum Blonde

FADE IN: INT. CITY ROOM OF NEWSPAPER OFFICE - DAY - FULL SHOT General atmosphere, typical of a busy newspaper office. Copy boys running about, shirt-sleeved reporters and rewrite men pounding away on typewriters. Little wire baskets ...

by Robert Riskin

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1 year ago
Pleasantville

FADE IN: INT. HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. DAY. A college counselor stands at the Podium lecturing the high school seniors about their future. COLLEGE COUNSELOR ... For those of you going on to college next year, the chance of finding a good job will actually decrease by the time you graduate. Entr...

by Gary Ross

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1 year ago
Philadelphia

FADE IN: VARIOUS SHOTS OF PHILADELPHIA EXTERIORS (EXT./DAY) ... which may include the Liberty Bell, the Italian Market, scenes along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, Independence Square, the Russian Orthodox neighborhood, the ghettos of North Philly. MAIN TITLES PLAY OVER THIS SEQUENCE whic...

by Ron Nyswaner

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1 year ago
Ocean's Eleven

FADE IN: 1 EMPTY ROOM WITH SINGLE CHAIR 1 We hear a DOOR OPEN and CLOSE, followed by APPROACHINGFOOTSTEPS. DANNY OCEAN, dressed in prison fatigues, ENTERS FRAME and sits. VOICE (O.S.) Good morning. DANNY Good morning. VOICE (O.S.) Please state your name for therecord. Daniel Ocean. DANNY ...

by Ted Griffin

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1 year ago
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

FADE IN: EXTERIOR - MONTAGE 1. QUICK SHOTS OF A CAR SPEEDING AROUND CURVES IN A MOUNTAINOUS REGION. THE CAR JUMPS A BRIDGE, HURTLES INTO SPACE, CRASHES IN A FIREBALL. FOLLOWED BY NEWSBOYS HAWKING SPECIAL EDITIONS, PEOPLE ON STREETCOR...

by Robert Riskin

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1 year ago
The Manchurian Candidate

FADE IN: 2 EXT. DESERT - NIGHT 2 PROWLING ACROSS undulating land dotted with BURNING OIL WELLS that give the vague impression of, well, hell. The inky sky is awash with stars. ON THE CREST OF A DUNE A U.S. ARMY BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE and matching HUMMER sit, waiting. KUWAIT, 1991 Muffl...

by Daniel Pyne

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1 year ago
Interview with the Vampire

FADE IN: EXT. DUBOCE STREET HILL SKYLINE (SAN FRANCISCO) - NIGHT INT. BAR (SAN FRANCISCO) - NIGHT UNDER CONTINUOUS ROARING ROCK MUSIC -- we see, but do not hear: YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN talking in groups or couples, some dancing, as lightsflash. Punk hairdos, heavy makeup. Chatter. DAVID...

by Anne Rice

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1 year ago
Meet John Doe

FADE IN: EXT. BULLETIN OFFICE - SIDEWALK CLOSE-UP: Of a time-worn plaque against the side of a building. It reads: THE BULLETIN "A free press for a free people." ...

by Robert Riskin

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1 year ago
Men in Black

EXT. ROAD - TEXAS/MEXICO BORDER - NIGHT A million stars wink in the night desert sky. Down here on earth, an insect, one of those big, beautiful, multicolored four-winged jobs, glides effortlessly on the breeze, wafting along through...

by Ed Solomon

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1 year ago
The Horse Whisperer

FADE IN: A DREAM: INT. STABLES; PILGRIM'S STALL - MORNING Sunlight illuminates the darkened stable, highlighting the contours of a magnificent HORSE (PILGRIM) in surreal, dream- like imagery: his legs, his muscle...

by Nicholas Evans

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1 year ago
Gone in Sixty Seconds

FADE IN: EXT. LONG BEACH STREET - LOWER GRAND - NIGHT The streets are empty. Low fog skims the sidewalks below a gray stew of a sky. It's slightly fuzzy, slightly surreal. The vast Port of Los Angeles is visible in the b.g... No cars parked here ... No cars except - A '67 SHELBY MUS...

by Scott Rosenberg

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1 year ago
Malcolm X (1992 film)

FADE IN: EXT. ROXBURY STREET - THE WAR YEARS - DAY It is a bright sunny day on a crowded street on the black side of Boston. PEOPLE and KIDS are busy with their own things. SHORTY bops his way down the street. He is a...

by Spike Lee

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1 year ago
Love and Basketball

FADE IN: TITLE CARD: "FIRST QUARTER" then "1981" BALDWIN HILLS EXT. MCCALL HOUSE - LATE MORNING An upper middle-class neighborhood, known as the Black Beverly Hills. Big houses, green grass and Caddies in every other driveway. The street is quiet, until -- YOUNG VOICE (...

by Gina Prince-Bythewood

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1 year ago
L.A. Confidential

FADE IN: OVER the opening strains of "I LOVE YOU, CALIFORNIA," a MONTAGE: a mixture of headlines, newsreel footage and live action. Economy Booming! Postwar Optimism! L.A.: City of the Future! But most prominent among them: GANGLAND! Police...

by Brian Helgeland

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1 year ago
Jurassic Park 3

1 EXT. PACIFIC OCEAN – DAY1 A speedboat cuts swiftly through the ocean swells beneath the looming cliffs of ISLA SORNA. 2 EXT. BOAT - DAY 2 Illegal Costa Rican parasail operator ENRIQUE CARDOSO helps Americans BEN HILDEBRAND and twelve-year-old ERIC KIRVY -- already wearing life-vests -- stra...

by Peter Buchman

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1 year ago
John Q

FADE IN: EXT. TWO-LANE HIGHWAY - DAY Mancini's "Ave Maria" fills the screen as a white BMW speeds along the road. CREDITS ROLL A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN is behind the wheel. We never see her face. Hanging from the mirror is a rosary with a crucifix. Her porcelain hand turns up the volu...

by James Kearns

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1 year ago
Juno

EXT. CENTENNIAL LANE - DUSK JUNO MacGUFF stands on a placid street in a nondescript subdivision, facing the curb. It's FALL. Juno is sixteen years old, an artfully bedraggled burnout kid. She winces and shields her eyes from the...

by Diablo Cody

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1 year ago
The Kingdom of Heaven

FADE UP ON: RAVENS in stripped trees. Frost clings to hedges, and low fog lies on the November fields of France. A season of mud and snow. TITLE: “FRANCE, 1186” Sustain the image of smoking fields and then (with the sound of PICK AND SPADE...) EXT. A CROSSRAODS. DAWN OPEN CLOSE on...

by William Monahan

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1 year ago
Inventing the Abbotts

FADE IN: 1EXT. ABBOTT HOME - STREET (HALEY, ILLINOIS) - DAY(LATE SPRING, 1957) OPENING CREDITS ROLL over a TENT MONTAGE -- ASSORTED ANGLES of a group of men hard at work erecting a largestriped "big-top" style canvas tent, INCLUDING: The longsteel stakes being sledge-hammered into th...

by Ken Hixon

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1 year ago
Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

FADE IN: EXT. DESERT OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST - DAY A mountain peak dominates the landscape. TITLES BEGIN Riders on horseback cross the desert. From this distance they appear to be a company of Army Cavalry Soldiers....

by Jeffrey Boam

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1 year ago
The Insider

FADE IN: All we can see is black filling the screen... Black on black... INT. A JEEP, LEBANON - DAY And we're in a speeding SOVIET JEEP... Two men in front, shouldering assault rifles. HEZBOLLAH SOLDIERS... And there are three MEN in the back. A middle-a...

by Eric Roth

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1 year ago
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

FADE IN: INT. "THE DRAGON" NIGHTCLUB - NIGHT A Chinese GONG SOUNDS and the glittering doors of an art Deco pagoda slides open to reveal a mammoth silver stairway down which rows of beautiful women start descending. ...

by Willard Huyck

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1 year ago
House of 1000 Corpses

FADE IN: INT. OLD HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - NIGHT We see a LITTLE GIRL dancing around in a grainy super 8 home movie. A LITTLE BOY wearing a monster MASK enters the frame. He struggles to lift a double barrel shotgun. He points it ...

by Rob Zombie

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1 year ago
House on Haunted Hill

FADE IN: BLACK SCREEN And in the darkness, a TICKING sound is heard. Soft and steady -- soothing -- and then a BANG! SMASH UP ON: INT. HOSPITAL - BASEMENT NURSE'S STATION - NIGHT A HAND punching a CARD into ...

by Dick Beebe

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1 year ago
His Girl Friday

FADE IN: INT. ANTEROOM CLOSE SHOT SWITCHBOARD Two telephone operators sit at switchboard busy plugging in and out answering calls. 1ST OPERATOR This is the Morning Post... The City ...

by Charles Lederer

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1 year ago
Happy Birthday, Wanda June

ACT ONE SCENE ONE SILENCE. Pitch blackness. Animal eyes begin to glow in the darkness. Sounds of the jungle climax in animals fighting. A SINGER is heard singing the first bars of "All God's Chillun Got Shoes." HAROLD, LOOSELEAF, PENELOPE, and WOODLY stand in a row in the dar...

by Kurt Vonnegut

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1 year ago
The Ghost and the Darkness

FADE IN ON A TINY FIGURE OF A MAN hurrying toward camera. The figure gets larger as he approaches. But as yet we cannot tell who he is or where we are. MALE VOICE (over) This is the most famous true story of Africa. It happened a hundred years ago, but even now, when children ask about it, yo...

by William Goldman

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1 year ago
Gandhi

EXTERIOR - SKY - DAY The camera is moving toward an Indian city. We are high and far away, only the sound of the wind as we grow nearer and nearer, and through the passing clouds these words appear: "No man's life can be en...

by John Briley

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1 year ago
Get Carter

INT. UPPER EAST SIDE APARTMENT -EARLY MORNING A huge, tome-filled bookshelf looms in the b.g. of a large, contemporary Mediterranean-style living room. The large panoramic view shows a beautiful vantage of Central Park below. ON TRACK An ALARM CLOCK BEEPS. INT. DARK MASTER BEDROOM ...

by David McKenna

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1 year ago
From Dusk till Dawn

FADE IN: EXT. LIQUOR STORE - DAY A convenience store in a Texas Suburb. No other businesses surround it. CLOSE-UP: A light switch is flipped on. The sign on top of the store lights up. It reads: BENNY'S ...

by Stanford Sherman

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1 year ago
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

INT. CAVE NIGHT There is a huge ancient hourglass made of animal skins, and acorns plop through the waist of the hourglass one by one. It sits in a pool of water. In the water swim EYELESS CATFISH in geometric patterns. An undergroun...

by Gus Van Sant

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1 year ago
Ed TV

1INT. HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM - NIGHT The following is shot DOCUMENTARY-STYLE. A GIRLS VOLLEYBALL GAME has just ended. It was a big game. Some kind of championship. ONE TEAM is CELEBRATING -- jumping up and down, squealing and hugging each other. We are focused on the bench of the TEAM TRAT LOST. ...

by Lowell Ganz

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1 year ago
Krull

FADE IN: EXT. FOREST - JUST BEFORE DAWN Mail-clad HORSEMEN gallop headlong through the dark, bent low over their saddles. A bestial scream is heard, and suddenly a saddle is empty, the rider sprawled face down in a pool of blood. At the head of the band, COLWYN, a boy of twenty-two, raises his...

by Colin Welland

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1 year ago
A Dry White Season

FADE IN: EXT. DAN PIENAAR SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR BOYS -DAY Dan Pienaar school is a typical Johannesburg Afrikaan school. The students are mainly from middle-class families. School athletics are in progress. The students, in their smart school uniforms, are cheering enthusiastically a rela...

by Colin Welland

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1 year ago
Bachelor Party (1984 film)

FADE IN: EXT. ST. ANN'S SCHOOL - DAY CAMERA PANS a group of freshly-scrubbed, innocent children, obediently standing in line, like recruits for the Holy Crusade. PULL BACK to REVEAL they are wearing the gray blaz...

by Neal Israel

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1 year ago
Apocalypse Now Redux

FADE IN: EXT. A SIMPLE IMAGE OF TREES - DAY Coconut trees being VIEWED through the veil of time or a dream. Occasionally colored smoke wafts through the FRAME, yellow and then violet. MUSIC begins quietly, suggestive ...

by John Milius

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1 year ago
The Star Wars

1. FADE IN: SPACE A sea of stars is broken by the vast blue surface of the planet, Utapau. Five small moons slowly drift into view from the far side of the planet. The main titles are followed by a roll-up: Until the recent Great Rebellion, the Jedi Bendu were the most feared warriors in th...

by George Lucas

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1 year ago
The Avengers

1BLUE SKY WITH CLOUDS PAN DOWN to reveal: 2EXT - SALTFLATS - DAY A flat horizon, stretching to infinity. A 360 degree pan reveals: nothing. Deserted, no hiding places. No animals, no humans, no objects. Except in mid distance -- 3RED PHONE BOX brightly painted, traditional, comforting,...

by Don Macpherson

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1 year ago
Alien Nation

FADE IN: EXT. MOJAVE DESERT - DAY (TELEVISION IMAGE) A LONG LENS SHOT of a far distant metallic object hovering just above the ground -- maybe two or three miles away. The heat waves and the light refraction off the desert- scape make the object undulate rhythmically, keeping its true shape an...

by Rockne S. O'Bannon

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1 year ago
The Fifth Element

FADE IN: 1EXT. DESERT NILE RIVER VALLEY - DAY Somewhere in the Nile at the edge of the desert. CREDITS ROLL WRITTEN:EGYPT 1913 OMAR and his mule zigzag along the bottom of sun scorched dunes. 2EXT. TEMPLE EXCAVATION - DAY The mule and the boy finally reach a camp. A few tents dwarfe...

by Luc Besson

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1 year ago
Freddy vs. Jason

FADE IN: EXT. ELM STREET - DAY MEAGAN is coming down the sidewalk in slow motion. Her dress and long hair blow slightly in the breeze. The SOUND of CHILDREN CHANTING increases. DREAM CHILDREN (in chorus) One... two... Freddy's coming for you. On "you" there is a RUMBLE and a fl...

by Damian Shannon

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1 year ago
Face/Off

FADE IN: EXT. SKYLINE -- NIGHT Drizzling ... cold ... foggy ... gray sky vanishes into gray sea without a seam ... fog so dense we move through it blindly until ... looming huge: the GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE. SUPERIMPOSE: SAN FRANCISCO -- THE NEAR FUTURE Impo...

by Mike Werb

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1 year ago
The Patriot

FADE IN: CREDITS OVER: EXT. SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTRYSIDE - DAY Woodlands. Beautiful. Untamed. Soaring old-growth elms arch over riverside maples along the shores of the gently curving, deep-water Santee River. SUPERIMPOSITION: SOUTH CAROLINA April, 1776 Upstream, the swamps. Beauti...

by Robert Rodat

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1 year ago
Lost Horizon

FADE IN: Over the titles we see SUPERIMPOSED the snow-capped mountains leading to Shangri-La. CLOSE-UP of an impressive-looking book. The covers open and the pages turn. The first page reads: In these days of wars and...

by Robert Riskin

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1 year ago
Lost Highway

FADE IN: INT. THE MADISON HOUSE - BEDROOM - DAY In the blackness, a man, FRED, is sitting on a bed smoking a cigarette. We see his back, but with each glow of the cigarette ash, we see his face reflected in a mirror on the ...

by Barry Gifford

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1 year ago
Logan's Run

FADE IN: BEFORE AND DURING TITLES 1EXT. - SKY NIGHT The moon and stars are visible, but as CAMERA looks down, the SCREEN fills with dark, billowing clouds. CAMERA moves into the clouds and just as they blank out the SCREEN, a distant shimmer of light becomes visible. Moving toward it, the sh...

by David Zelag Goodman

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1 year ago
Little Nicky

FADE IN: EXT. SUBURBIA - NIGHT A beautiful late summer night. Crickets chirping, sprinklers sprinkling. We PAN across one particular lawn, up one particular tree, where we see THE PEEPER (Jon Lovitz) sitting on a limb. He has a bottle of wine, some sandwiches, a Walkman. Suddenly the lights...

by Adam Sandler

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1 year ago
Life as a House

FADE IN: A clock alarm SOUNDS over TITLES on BLACK. We HEAR someone clearing congested lungs, coughing up phlegm; a slight crash STOPS both the cough and the alarm. EXT. GEORGE'S BEACH SHACK - MORNING The cottage is a tiny, peel...

by Mark Andrus

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1 year ago
Life

FADE IN: EXT. PRISON CEMETERY -- DAY A handful of people are gathered in an open field under a fierce Mississippi sun. A couple of young inmates, JAKE and LEON, lean on their shovels. They are waiting to bury two iden...

by Matthew Stone

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1 year ago
Leviathan (1989 film)

FACE IN ON THE SURFACE OF THE OCEAN sunny and placid then slowly WE BEGIN DESCENDING UNDERWATER Moving down from the bright surface waters, through layers of fish and marine life... A school of vibrantly colored fish move with the current, their numbers are enorm...

by David Peoples

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1 year ago
Jason X

FADE IN: DARKNESS. A scream rises to an ominous crescendo as we SHOCK CUT INTO - MONTAGE of fast moving clips. Death, destruction, fear. All images taken from the previous ten Friday The 13ths. AGAIN, DARKNESS. OPEN ON: The year is 2455. The place is Old Earth. Barren, void of life, a ...

by Todd Farmer

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1 year ago
Isle of the Dead

FADE IN CLOSE SHOT— Cerberus — night. The three-headed guardian of the dead, The marble figure glares watchfully from one head while the other two seem to drowse in sleep. INT. HEADQUARTERS TENT — NIGHT CLOSE SLOT — ...

by John Griffith Wray

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1 year ago
I, Robot

FADE IN: 1 On a DEEP...DEEP...DARKNESS. 1 A FLICKER. Of LIGHT. Off to the side. Just barely. Noticeable. ORANGE...YELLOW...as we realise...It.s FIRE... A SOUND. Something SHATTERING... Then. A DISEMBODIED VOICE. Muted. We can.t quite make out What it.s saying. As it gets LOUDER. And LOU...

by Akiva Goldsman

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1 year ago
Human Nature

FADE IN: EXT. FOREST - DAY Bird's-eye view. We circle lazily above the forest. Through a break in the trees, we catch an occasional glimpse of a prostrate form on the ground. As the circling camera gets closer we...

by Charlie Kaufman

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1 year ago
Hardcore

FADE IN: CREDITS Credits are played over Currier and Ives-like winter scenes from life in Grand Rapids. It's Christmas morning. -- Two well-bundled youths shovel out a suburban driveway while their father scrapes...

by Paul Schrader

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1 year ago
Gothika

FADE IN: OPENING CREDITS OVER QUICK CUTS: INT. MIRANDA AND DOUG'S BEDROOM - DAWN PUSH in on a sleeping couple in the dark. The ALARM CLOCK reads 5:59 AM. The woman's eyes open a secondbefore the alarm beeps and turns it off. She grabs aglass of water on her bedside table and drin...

by Sebastian Gutierrez

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1 year ago
The Flintstones

FADE IN: 1 EXT. SLATE QUARRY -DAY 1 FRED FLINTSTONE, archetypical Everyman, sits atop his faithful heavy-equipment dinosaur, cranking the winch that makes the mighty beast rip and tear into the quarry wall. 2 THE QUARRY FOREMAN 2 looks down at his wristwatch. Well... actually, it's a ...

by Jim Jennewein

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1 year ago
The Fantastic Four

FADE IN: CLOSE ON A MASSIVE STEEL HEAD Our first thought: DR. DOOM? But it's not moving. A welder's torch sparks into frame in the hands of a sculptor on scaffolding. This is art, an epic 20 foot statue going up ...

by Jeremy Slater

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1 year ago
The Fabulous Baker Boys

FADE IN: JACK BAKER is standing before a dirty window, looking out at a dirty city street. He is wearing a tuxedo. VOICE (O.S.) Hey. WIDEN ANGLE It's the GIRL from this afternoon. JACK Hey. Jack looks at the Girl, sleepy and warm under the bedcovers, then at the rest of the apartment...

by Steve Kloves

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1 year ago
Angel Eyes

FADE IN: EXT. CITY STREETS (LOS ANGELES) -NIGHT CREDIT SEQUENCE. As OPENING CREDITS play, we study the city’s nighttime pulse, ribbons of headlights moving and cross-connecting like blood through the veins of a body -impressionistic, even beautiful, but what we’re hearing is soulful ...

by Gerald Di Pego

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1 year ago
Tin Men

FADE IN: 1 EXT. CADILLAC DEALERSHIP - DAY 1 BILL BABOWSKY ("BB"), a wiry, dapper-looking man in hismid-thirties, is circling a baby blue Cadillac. A SALESMAN follows on his heels. SALESMAN She's a beauty. BB (looking at Salesman) Who? What? SALESMAN BB Who's the bea...

by Barry Levinson

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1 year ago
Suspect Zero

FADE IN: ...on a BLACK WAVE - vast, oceanic, and coming right at us. BEGIN TITLES. The wave is relentless, huge, menacing. We can't tell if this is daytime or night because it simply obscures everything - noisily. It sucks, it yawns, it roars. Then we realize...

by Zak Penn

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1 year ago
Sugar and Spice

FADE IN: INT. POLICE STATION - WITNESS VIEWING ROOM - DAY PAN ACROSS the frightened faces of NINE WITNESSES, eyes fixed straight ahead. A POLICE OFFICER walks slowly past each - FOOTSTEPS ECHOING in their fear. OFFICER Take your time. Take a good loo...

by Mandy Nelson

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1 year ago
The Stunt Man

FADE IN: EXT. ROADSIDE DINER - EARLY MORNING A strip of two-lane highway runs through a tall pine forest. There is a truck-stop coffee shop beside the roadway. A few 14-WHEELERS are scattered across the big dusty parking lot. Morning sunlight glints off their chrome stacks. It bakes the as...

by Richard Rush

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1 year ago
Stuart Little 2

FADE IN: 1 EXT. NEW YORK CITY - DAWN 1 A look at how birds live in the city, emphasizing thescavenging nature of their existence. We see birds eatingoff the ground, out of trash cans, even swooping down tosteal a piece of donut out of the hand of a sleepy citizenjust leaving his house. The...

by Bruce Joel Rubin

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1 year ago
Stalag 17

FADE IN: BARBED WIRE AGAINST A WINTRY NIGHT SKY Beyond it, more barbed wire. Ice has formed on the strands. Now and then searchlight beams crisscross the pattern. As the CAMERA SLOWLY MOVES along the double fence, SUPERIMPOSE - ...

by Billy Wilder

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1 year ago
Simone

FADE IN: ON BRIGHT, OUT-OF-FOCUS, OVAL-SHAPED COLORS. The colored shapes dart around the screen -- the impression of looking through a kaleidoscope. As the image comes into sharp focus, we discover that we are inside a CANDY BOWL. A MAN'S FINGERS are frantically removing all the cherry-f...

by Andrew Niccol

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1 year ago
Rear Window

FADE IN: INT. JEFFERIES' APARTMENT - DAY - LONG SHOT Although we do not see the foreground window frame, we see the whole background of a Greenwich Village street. We can see the rear of a number of assorted houses and small ...

by John Michael Hayes

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1 year ago
The Omega Man

FADE IN: WIDE ANGLE MED. LONG SHOT WE SEE a palm-lined richly attractive street in a Los Angeles suburb. The houses are set back from the street; the street itself is quiet, empty -- except for a few cars parked in front of the houses. While the camera takes no notice, the tires are down on the...

by John William Corrington

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1 year ago
Never Been Kissed

FADE IN: CLOSE UP ON A GIRL'S FACE It's Josie Geller, 25, cute, blonde and scared out of her wits. We hear the chanting of a crowd. CROWD Josie! Josie! Josie! ...

by Marc Silverstein

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1 year ago
Badlands

FADE IN: INT. BEDROOM The time is 1959. HOLLY SARGIS, the 15-year-old heroine, sits on her bed, petting her dog. The CAMERA DOLLIES BACK as she talks on VOICE OVER. HOLLY (V.O.) ...

by Terrence Malick

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1 year ago
The Big Blue

FADE IN: EXT. GREEK ISLAND - SUNSET CREDIT SEQUENCE: The image is in black and white. The sun disappears behind arid cliffs which cast giant shadows on the sea. A little boy around 8 years old -- tann...

by Luc Besson

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1 year ago
Ed Wood

FADE IN: INT. HAUNTED MANSION PARLOR - NIGHT We move through a spooky shrouded parlor, as a storm rages outside. THUNDER roars, and lightning flashes in the giant windows. in the center of the room lies an oak coffin. Suddenly the lid starts to creak open. A hand cra...

by Larry Karaszewski

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1 year ago
Enemy of the State

FADE IN: EXT. SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, SCENIC VIEW LOT - MORNING Shenandoah mountains. A cold dawn. TWO BLACK TOWN CARS sit side by side, facing a view of a farming valley below. Two MEN in dark suits and long coats stand near the cars, casually on the lookout. If we ...

by David Marconi

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1 year ago
Excalibur

FADE IN: EXT. FOREST - NIGHT Darkness. The sound of battle cries and the clang of metal upon metal. The forest lights up with huge sparks flying from sword and ax as armored knights hack and swing at each other. Mount...

by John Boorman

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1 year ago
The Distinguished Gentleman

FADE IN: 1 A FLASH OF LIGHT 1 A radiant shiny something dazzling in EXTREME CLOSEUP. BEGIN TITLES. CAMERA very slowly PULLS BACK. The sparkling surfaceturns out to be a lot of carats. WE SEE the stone, then the ring, then suddenly, in b.g., something HUGE SWEEPSby. REVEAL a mechanical cl...

by Marty Kaplan

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1 year ago
Conspiracy Theory

FADE IN: INT. MANHATTAN STREETS - CAB - DAY Behind the wheel: JERRY FLETCHER. Flat-out handsome if not for his eyes. Someone rash, someone making an uninformed decision might call them crazy eyes. He stops across from an apartment building, TOOTS his ...

by Brian Helgeland

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1 year ago
Cruel Intentions

1 EXT. MANHATTAN SKYLINE - DAY 1 We circle around the island of Manhattan moving closer and closer till we're looking down on Fifth Avenue. As the melody continues to play we MOVE towards a building and ZOOM into a window. 2 INT. THER...

by Roger Kumble

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1 year ago
The Devil's Advocate

FADE IN: 1 INT. FLORIDA COURTROOM - DAY 1 Northern Florida in the midst of a heat wave. Air conditioners fighting a losing battle. The gallery isfull. The JUDGE a stern, old hand. The PROSECUTOR, an efficient man with a good case. The witness is BARBARA. She is maybe 13. She is a witness...

by Jonathan Lemkin

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1 year ago
Drop Dead Gorgeous

FADE IN: EXT. COUNTRY ROAD - MINNESOTA - DAY Vintage black and white stock footage of some farms and farmhouses. DISSOLVE TO: EXT. COUNTRY ROAD - DAY Color footage of cotton fields passing by. We FREEZE and FADE TO BLACK. TITLE WIPES IN: 1995 MARKED THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATI...

by Lona Williams

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1 year ago
Braveheart

FADE IN: EXT. THE SCOTTISH COUNTRYSIDE - DAY Epic beauty: cobalt mountains beneath a glowering purple sky fringed with pink, as if the clouds were a lid too small for the earth; a cascading landscape of boulders shrouded in ...

by Randall Wallace

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1 year ago
Collateral Damage

FADE IN: 1A INT./EXT. NYFD FIREHOUSE - VARIOUS SHOTS - NIGHT One A.M. on a hellish summer night in Spanish Harlem. 1A 1B FIREFIGHTER 1B snores like a chainsaw in the upstairs sleeping quarters. 1C INT. LIVING AREA 1C A FAN WHINES as a firefighter channel surfs. 1D TRUCK BAY 1D A rookie f...

by David J. Griffiths

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1 year ago
The Cell

FADE IN: A SPECK OF DUST Grains of sand dance in the wind. As we glide over a VAST DESERT, the speck of dust becomes a HORSE AND RIDER. CATHERINE YOUNG straddles the beautiful black animal, her mesmerizing eyes scanning the horizon. A curious breeze blows across her exquisite face and she dr...

by Mark Protosevich

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1 year ago
Thunderheart

FADE IN: EXT. THE GREAT PLAINS SOUTH DAKOTA - DAWN Something is rising from the Black Hills. A sphere of light, too red to be the sun. A sphere of contained fire, undulating in crimson and ochre, and rising slowly, majestically, to ...

by John Fusco

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1 year ago
What Lies Beneath

FADE IN: Moving through a murky haze. Dark blues and greens, shafts of prismed purple. A pale shard appears in the distance. Gliding closer, a group of tiny fish dart before the camera. We're UNDERWATER. Arriving at the form, it...

by Clark Gregg

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1 year ago
SliTHER

FADE IN: INT. HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM -- DAY CLOSEUP: A slender woman's hand writes on a chalkboard, in teacherly cursive. We PULL BACK to REVEAL STARLA GRANT, a stunningly beautiful Southern woman in her twenties, as she finishes writing out, "SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST...

by James Gunn

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1 year ago
Frequency

FADE IN: The legend reads: OCTOBER 10th EXT. MANHATTAN BRIDGE - PREDAWN - 1969 Darkness. Headlights bounce off thick sheets of RAIN. 6,500 gallon Esso OIL TRUCK barrels over wet studded pavement, heading towards Manhattan. It'...

by Toby Emmerich

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1 year ago
Demolition Man

FADE IN: EXT. BLACK SKY - NIGHT Dark, ominous clouds of smoke. A beat of semi-calm. And then... A long blast of TRACER FIRE cuts through. And another. And another. We TILT DOWN to discover we are -- EXT. LOS ANGELES - AIRBORNE - MOVING - NIGH...

by Daniel Waters

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1 year ago
Birthday Girl

FADE IN: In a Russian summer meadow, a young girl spins around and around. A simple guitar theme plays as the low sun catches her hair. Around her neck is a pair of field binoculars, and she runs through the meadow with them pressed ...

by Jez Butterworth

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1 year ago
Croupier

FADE IN: INT. CASINO - NIGHT A roulette table. The PUNTERS place their bets. TWELVE PLAYERS, nine men, three women. The FACES of the men, all ages, intense, hopeful, fearful. Which of them is JACK? ...

by Paul Mayersberg

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1 year ago
Being There

FADE IN: 1INT. CHANCE'S ROOM - DAWN A large-screen color TV dominates a room sparsely decorated with expensive furniture of the twenties. There are no books, magazines, newspapers to be seen. A man, CHANCE, is in bed, sleeping. His eyes slowly open, and, with no change of expression, he...

by Jerzy Kosiński

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1 year ago
Starman

FADE IN: EXT. HIGHWAY - NIGHT The wail of a siren grows out of the distance and very faintly through the fog we see the headlights and flashing blue rack lights of a police car coming toward us. It drops into a dip, r...

by Bruce A. Evans

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1 year ago
Playback

FADE IN: EXT. OPEN LANDSCAPE WITH RAILROAD TRACKS -- DAY LONG SHOT A STREAMLINER coming TOWARDS CAMERA which is off to one side of tracks. The landscape has pine and fir trees and is a northern Washington landscape. ...

by Raymond Chandler

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1 year ago
Scream

FADE IN: ON A RINGING TELEPHONE. A hand reaches for it, bringing the receiver up to the face of CASEY BECKER, a young girl, no more than sixteen. A friendly face with innocent eyes. CASEY ...

by Kevin Williamson

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1 year ago
Silverado

FADE IN: INT. SHACK - DAY Darkness. Quiet. The CAMERA MOVES through the gloom of the small, dirty, wooden hut, past a broken table, over a well- worn saddle lying on the floor. Now, a pair of boots standing empty by th...

by Lawrence Kasdan

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1 year ago
Taking Sides

FADE IN: INT. BERLIN CONCERT HALL (1944) - NIGHT A man conducting Beethoven. Air raid in progress. Bombs falling nearby. The orchestra continues to play. Suddenly the lights go out. The music stops. INT. BACKSTA...

by Ronald Harwood

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1 year ago
Ninotchka

FADE IN ON: AN ESTABLISHING SHOT OF PARIS IN THE MONTH OF APRIL DISSOLVE TO: THE LUXURIOUS LOBBY OF THE HOTEL CLARENCE CAMERA MOVES to a CLOSE SHOT of the desk. In the background ...

by Melchior Lengyel

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1 year ago
Detroit Rock City

FADE IN: INT. MRS. BRUCE'S LIVING ROOM - NIGHT Decorated in Carol Brady chic. When it's not gaudy, tacky, and loud, it's blander than toast. Colors like lime green and sunshine orange should be reserved for popsicles o...

by Carl V. Dupré

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1 year ago
Moonstruck

FADE IN: INT. ZITO'S BREAD STORY - DAY Several dozen loaves of golden Italian bread are standing on end in a shaft of morning sunlight. They are standing on end in bins. In the window, ZITO'S can be read in reverse. ...

by John Patrick Shanley

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1 year ago
Monkeybone

FADE IN: MAIN CREDITS ROLL over BLACK SCREEN, with PORTENTOUS SPOOKY MUSIC underneath. Just as the music reaches its crescendo, we hear a simian SCREECH. A BUCK-TOOTHED CARTOON MONKEY swings past on a vine. TITLE WIPES IN with him: MONKEYBONE(tm) ...

by Sam Hamm

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1 year ago
Insomnia

FADE IN: On credit sequence... AN ARM stretched out. Long, alabaster white. Beautiful. A WASH CLOTH enters frame. Starts washing the arm with long, tender strokes. A TUMBLE OF HAIR thick and aubu...

by Hillary Seitz

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1 year ago
Flightplan

FADE IN: ...on KYLE SHERIN - who sits, numb... INT. SUBWAY - CHARLOTTENBURG STATION - NIGHT She's 35, pretty in a glamourless way. If you'd met her six days ago you would have found her bright, focused, together. But that was then. Tonight she...

by Billy Ray

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1 year ago
Fletch

FADE IN EXT.CALIFORNIA BEACH – DAY 1 Seagulls squawk, and the waves pound, but we’re not talking about Malibu Colony, here. This is a fairly rundown beach area, catering to lower-echelon surfers, vagrants, and strung out druggies of all ages, several of whom stand or sit on their haunch...

by Gregory Mcdonald

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1 year ago
Feast

FADE IN: EXT. DESERT -- DAY The white sun beats down on the rocky terrain. There's not a cloud in the blue sky and the wind is at a standstill. Far in the distance, a LINE OF PEOPLE make their way towards the ent...

by Marcus Dunstan

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1 year ago
Entrapment

FADE IN: EXT. NEW YORK - DECEMBER 1999 - LATE NIGHT We are moving through a thicket of skyscrapers. In the dim light we see one building, then its reflection against another building. We swoop past the Empire State Building lit in Christmas red and green,...

by Ronald Bass

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1 year ago
Catwoman

FADE IN ON: INT. TEMPLE OF BAST -NIGHT START ON THE FACE of A GOLDEN CAT STATUE. This is the cat- god BAST, lithe, noble, beautiful. CAMERA MOVES to reveal the statue is 50 feet tall, dominating this space. Other images of CATS --hieroglyphics, ceramics --abound, as do - REAL CATS, hundre...

by John Brancato

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1 year ago
The Crying Game

FADE IN: EXT. CARNIVAL - DAY A loudspeaker playing Percy Sledge's "When a Man Loves a Woman," as we see a carnival in the distance - with a Ferris Wheel turning round and round. A black man is by a stall. On his arm is an Irish girl with blond hair. The black man is drunk, and i...

by Neil Jordan

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1 year ago
Beloved

FADE IN... EXT. 124 BLUESTONE ROAD - DAWN. It is winter in Ohio. A house sits isolated beside a barren field. The field stretches beyond, until a line of distant woods stops it. Around the back of the house stands a rundown STORAGE SHED, a cold house, a privy and a wate...

by Adam Brooks

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1 year ago
12 and holding

FADE IN: EXT. NEIGHBORHOOD STREET - MORNING TWIN BOYS, RUDY AND JACOB CARGES (12), ride their bikes through a suburban neighborhood. Rudy, the more athletic of the two, rides at a breakneck pace. Jacob rides slowly due to a HOCKEY MASK that he wears over his face. It’s making it difficul...

by Anthony Cipriano

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1 year ago
Basic

FADE IN ON: An ARMY HELICOPTER as it soars over the thick LOUISIANA BAYOU. Lush and green only a day ago, the foliage below has been ripped to shreds. The kind of damage that can only be done by nature. SUPERIMPOSE:, FEBRUARY 2 - 0630 HOURS - 32 KILOMETERS NORTH OF FORT MCKINLEY, LOUI...

by James Vanderbilt

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1 year ago
Blow

FADE IN: EXT. GUARJIRA, COLOMBIA - 1989 - DAY A majestic panorama of the lush green slopes that are the Columbian highlands. A faint chopping sound IS HEARD and then another. WHOOSH. WHOOSH. The view changes and tiny dots appear on the hillside vegetation. WHOOSH. CLOSER We realize the d...

by Nick Cassavetes

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1 year ago
State And Main

FADE IN: EXT. FIREHOUSE - DAY Ann is walking down the street. The firedog runs out of the firehouse, she gives the dog a biscuit, and pats him on the head. The fireman is out front with a cup of coffee. Ann hands him ...

by David Mamet

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1 year ago
Sweet November

FADE IN: 1 EXT. SAN FRANCISCO - DAY 1 OPENING CREDITS and MUSIC play as dawn breaks over thecity by the bay. Sounds of intense SEXUAL EXERTION FADE UP. 2 INT. NELSON'S APARTMENT - BEDROOM - DAY 2 In what is more workout than lovemaking, NELSON MOSS (36) thrusts vigorously into ANGELICA...

by Paul Yurick

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1 year ago
Tin Cup

1. TINNY CHEATIN' HEART MUSIC, the dull GROAN of a TRACTOR, CRICKETS CHIRPIN' love songs, sporadic ZAPS from BUGLIGHTS, and an occasional random THWOCK as we -FADE IN: 1 EXT. TEXAS - DRAMATIC ANGLE - SUNSET 1 Out west where the sun descends gloriously over desolatemountains. A sens...

by Ron Shelton

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1 year ago
Swingers

1 EXT. HOLLYWOOD - NIGHT 1 The soundtrack opens with Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon". A HELICOPTER SHOT OF THE L.A. basin. The pool of golden light disintegrates into the thousands of point...

by Jon Favreau

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1 year ago
Signs

FADE IN: INT. WINDOW - MORNING We are looking out a second story window of a house. The backyard is large and green with a wooden jungle gym, worn from use. A single tree throws shade onto a barbecue and a picnic tabl...

by M. Night Shyamalan

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1 year ago
The Verdict

FADE IN: INT. FIRST FUNERAL PARLOR - DAY A working-class funeral in progress. THIRTY PEOPLE and an inexpensive bier SEEN from the back of the hall. ANGLE A MAN's back FILLS the SCREEN. He is dressed in a black su...

by David Mamet

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1 year ago
The Truman Show

FADE IN A white title appears on a black screen. "One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time." Andre Gide The ...

by Andrew Niccol

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1 year ago
Scary Movie 2

FADE IN: INT. HOUSE -- LIVING ROOM -- NIGHT A party is winding down. Only a FEW GUESTS remain. They all are gathered around the piano. A YOUNG PRIEST, FATHER HARRIS, plays an old standard. Everyone sings along. A WOMAN in the ...

by Alyson Fouse

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1 year ago
The Salton Sea

FADE IN: INT. RESIDENTIAL HOTEL ROOM - NIGHT A MAN recumbent on the bed, playing a TRUMPET, his white dress shirt defaced by a flower of blood. The room is ON FIRE all around him. He is playing Miles Davis' moody, Spanish-influenced SAETA, a haunting and lonely piece. ...

by Tony Gayton

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1 year ago
The Saint

FADE IN: The majestic city and bay, as seen from the elevation of the surrounding Shan Ho hills as we SUPER – HONG KONG – 1965 PANNING away from the city, we come before the bleak facade of the SAINT IGNATIUS ORPHANAGE. BOY'S VOICE (o.s.) Simon Magus was a magician and sorcerer in uhhm....

by Leslie Charteris

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1 year ago
Red Planet

FADE IN ON that most persistent summer SOUND: crickets in high grass-- ree-ree-ree-ree... This in dark which slowly DISSOLVES TO: EXT. A GRAVE MARKER SUMMER DAY It's a plywood cross leaning aslant. Written on the crossarm in black paint which has faded: SMUCKY HE WAS OBEDIENT. The le...

by Chuck Pfarrer

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1 year ago
Pet Sematary

FADE IN ON that most persistent summer SOUND: crickets in high grass-- ree-ree-ree-ree... This in dark which slowly DISSOLVES TO: EXT. A GRAVE MARKER SUMMER DAY It's a plywood cross leaning aslant. Written on the crossarm in black paint which has faded: SMUCKY HE WAS OBEDIENT. The le...

by Stephen King

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1 year ago
Outbreak

FADE IN: EXT. JUNGLE HIGH-PITCHED WHINES. LOUDER AND LOUDER. MORTARS race through the air and EXPLODE in the distant jungle. Soldiers -- black, white, Oriental -- curse and mutter in French, German, Australian and American as they reload. COMPUTER KEYS POUND -- the letters leap across...

by Laurence Dworet

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1 year ago
On the Waterfront

FADE IN EXT—ESTABLISHING SHOT—WATERFRONT—NIGHT Shooting toward a small building (Hoboken Yacht Club) set upon a wharf floating about twenty-five yards off shore. A long, narrow gangplank leads from the wharf to the shore, and on either side of the wharf are large ocean liners which are being...

by Budd Schulberg

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1 year ago
Nurse Betty

FADE IN: 1 INT. OPERATING ROOM - DAY 1 A tense surgery in progress. Meters flicker, instruments flash in the bright overhead light. In the midst of it all stands DR. DAVID RAVELL, 35. The master of his domain. ...

by John C. Richards

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1 year ago
Natural Born Killers

FADE IN: INT. COFFEE SHOP -DAY A coffee shop somewhere in New Mexico. MICKEY KNOX, his back turned TO us, is sitting at the counter finishing a meal. We hear the PING... BANG... of a PINBALL MACHINE being played O.S. MABEL, a waitress, comes over and fills Mickey's coffee cup. ...

by Richard Rutkowski

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1 year ago
Jackie Brown

OPENING CREDITS INT. LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – DAY We hear the rhythm of funky seventies SOUL MUSIC. Then SHE steps into FRAME. She is JACKIE BROWN, a stewardess dressed in her CABO AIR uniform. (A little sh...

by Quentin Tarantino

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1 year ago
The Italian Job

FADE IN: EXT. THE PORT OF GENOA, .ITALY -NIGHT Forklifts RUMBLE. Workers WIPE FRAME. All the bustle and cacophony of a major seaport. We FIND ourselves focusing on ONE LARGE CRATE. With the GRINDING of gears, a crane lifts it off the dock and carries it onto a ship . INT. HOTEL ROO...

by Donna Powers

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1 year ago
Hope and Glory

INT. ROHAN HOUSE - BACK GARDEN - SEPTEMBER 1939 - DAY COLOUR Raking down a line of suburban gardens lit by a late-summer sun. Heads move back and forth above the fences that divide the narrow strips of land, moving to the sound of unse...

by John Boorman

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1 year ago
Grosse Pointe Blank

FADE IN: ROLL CREDITS OVER: EXT. GOLF COURSE - DAWN VARIOUS EXTRA CLOSE-UPS of this luxurious patchwork of brilliant greens: A POLISHED BRASS SPRINKLER HEAD pops up from the ground and begins to water ...

by Tom Jankiewicz

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1 year ago
The Grifters

FADE IN: EXT. RUIDOSO DOWNS - DAY AN ANGLE establishing the race track, Ruidoso Downs (pronounced Ree-oh-do-so), set among the beautiful mountains of New Mexico's Lincoln National Forest, as a white Chrysler turns in with a stream of cars moving toward the parking area. AN ANGLE through t...

by Donald E. Westlake

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1 year ago
Ghost World

OPENING TITLE SEQUENCE - EVENING We MOVE through the city in a series of brief shots that define and establish our setting, from commercial district to residential neighborhood. Eventually we find ourselves moving down a street of tw...

by Daniel Clowes

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1 year ago
Ghost Ship

FADE IN INT. BARGE - DAY Crewman EPPS (29), wearing a life vest and tool belt, jumps down into the darkness. She stands in a great hollow cavern, oily, wet, resonant with the sound of creaking, rusty steel and WATER M...

by Mark Hanlon

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1 year ago
Donnie Darko

FADE IN: We descend upon Carpathian Ridge, a crescent-shaped cliff that extrudes from the dense Virginia evergreens above a deep rock canyon. The cliff marks the end of a dirt road that winds down from above. Donnie D...

by Richard Kelly

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1 year ago
Crime Spree

FADE IN: INT. DARK ROOM - NIGHT Pitch dark. We hear two men speaking FRENCH in hushed voices. NOTE: All dialogue is in French until otherwise noted. DANIEL (whispering) Turn on the flashlight. ...

by Brad Mirman

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1 year ago
City of Joy

FADE IN: TITLE SEQUENCE. EXT. BIHAR - DAY (DAWN, SUMMER, MID-1980) Heat that has mass. That rises off the parched earth inshimmering waves. After a moment, we see what appear tobe figures coming out of the haze, one by one. A familywith their few belongings: HASARI PAL, 33, his wife, ALOKA...

by Mark Medoff

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1 year ago
Babel

Written by Guillermo Arriaga (April 9, 2005) EXT. YUSSEF AND AHMED'S HOUSE -- MORNING Day breaks. Hassan (50) arrives at a solitary house made of adobe, in the southern deserts of Morocco, carrying a satchel and a large bundle wrapped in cloth. He walks past a corral made out of b...

by Guillermo Arriaga

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1 year ago
American Pie

INT. JIM'S BEDROOM - NIGHT PAN across details in a bedroom...we see discarded shirts...pants...socks...and hear PORNO-CHANNEL CHICK (V.O.) Oooh, yeah. Oh, baby, you're so good. JIM (O.S.) Yeah,...

by Adam Herz

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1 year ago
Amadeus

INT. STAIRCASE OUTSIDE OLD SALIERI'S SALON - NIGHT - 1823 Total darkness. We hear an old man's voice, distinct and in distress. It is OLD SALIERI. He uses a mixture of English and occasionally Italian. ...

by Peter Shaffer

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1 year ago
All The President's Men

FADE IN ON: A TINY BLACK PIECE OF TAPE. We see it in the center of the large, dimly lit screen. As the tape is pressed around a door-- BEGIN THE BREAK-IN SEQUENCE. It's a major piece of action, running maybe five...

by William Goldman

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1 year ago
Airforce One

FADE IN: INT. C-130 HERCULES TURBO-PROP - NIGHT Eighteen combat-ready special forces, wearing assault black, jump packs and combat gear, stare down the deep end of a greasy ramp into the night sky. Village lights flicker 19,000 ...

by Andrew W. Marlowe

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1 year ago
Analyze This

1 CREDITS BEGIN OVER BLACK. 1 DOMINIC MANETTA a man in his 70s, narrates nostalgically OVER a MONTAGEof related news photos. MANETTA (V.O.) 1957 was a big year. The Russians put that Sputnik into outer space, the Dodgers played their last gameat Ebbets Field, 'that guy' shotFrank Cost...

by Kenneth Lonergan

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1 year ago
American Splendor

FADE IN: . INT. HARVEY’S BEDROOM - NIGHT A BEDROOM MIRROR. The room is dark. A perfectly square mirror hangs crooked on . a wall. Suddenly, out of the darkness, the reflection of a man’s face comes into focus. He stares straight ahead, perhaps studying his own unrecognizable...

by Harvey Pekar

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1 year ago
American Outlaws

FADE IN: EXT. WOODS The Rangers plunge into thick woods. Branches slap at them, but the sound of gunfire keeps them going. Captain Malcolm is still in the lead, flanked by two young men who are obviously brothers. The bi...

by Roderick Taylor

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1 year ago
American Madness

FADE IN EXT. BUILDING - DAY - LONG SHOT Of a large, impressive-looking building on the corner of a busy, New York business street. LAP DISSOLVE TO: EXT. BUILDING - DAY - CLOSE ...

by Robert Riskin

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1 year ago
Bad Boys

FADE IN: 1 EXT. MIAMI LANDSCAPE - NIGHT 1 The sun might be down, but the city is baking. Waves of heat ascend into the sky while an unmarked van navigatesACROSS the SCREEN. 2 INT. UNMARKED VAN - IN MOTION - NIGHT 2 The driver is EDDIE DOMINGUEZ. And riding in the passenger seat is a ma...

by Jim Mulholland

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1 year ago
The Apartment

A DESK COMPUTER A man's hand is punching out a series of figures on the keyboard. BUD (V.O.) On November first, 1959, the population of New York City was 8,042,783. if you laid all these people end to end, figuring a...

by Billy Wilder

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1 year ago
Assassins

FADE IN: EXT. PLAZA COLON/INT. BANK - DAY (1980) BLACK and WHITE. The past was so clear-cut. Or was it? Tiled roofs, the stark white stucco of a colonial town square. Black iron bars at a bank. A briefcase carried in a man's hand. A sniper...

by Brian Helgeland

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1 year ago
The Cider House Rules

FADE IN. BEGIN TITLE SEQUENCE. EXT. ST CLOUD'S - TRAIN STATION - DAWN An establishing shot of the rundown train station on an overcast morning. There's snow on the station platform. A train arrives and departs. ...

by John Irving

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1 year ago
The Family Man

KENNEDY AIRPORT, PAN AM TERMINAL - NIGHT SUPER: AUTUMN, 1987 A line of PASSENGERS about to board a Pan Am flight to London. JACK CAMPBELL, 22, head full of long unkempt hair, Tom Selleck mustache, the hopeful look of youth in his eyes... sitting next to... KATE REYNOLDS, 21, pretty, Doro...

by David Diamond

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1 year ago
Death to Smoochy

man in a puffy foam-rubber rhinoceros costume dancingunder the bright friendly lights of a television studio. Another rhino and various foam-rubber animals dance behind him to the happy MUSIC. The rhino finishes his number and takes a bow. A bleacher full of kids bursts into wild applause. I...

by Adam Resnick

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1 year ago
Cellular

FADE IN: EXT. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - AERIAL SHOT - DAY Flying low over the massive sprawl of the city. NARRATOR There are 2,762,500 cellular phones currently operating in the coun...

by Chris Morgan

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1 year ago
Crank

FADE IN: VIDEO SCREEN 1 EXTREME CU: PACMAN, from the old video game, just a yellow ball with a mouth, fills the screen in all it's lo-res glory. The camera tracks along as it ...

by Brian Taylor

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1 year ago
Cliffhanger

An unparalleled set of sheer mountains -- part of the Colorado Rockies. The peaks rise a challenging half mile and more out of the valley -- wind-whipped snow mists over the mountains like a low fog. The tranquility is broken as a helicopter BLASTS into view, fight...

by Michael France

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1 year ago
Clerks

INT: BEDROOM. EARLY-MORNING HOURS A DOG sleeps on a neatly made bed. A CLOCK reads twenty to six. A SHELF OF BOOKS holds such classics as Dante's Inferno, Beyond Good and Evil, The Catcher in the Rye, and The Dark ...

by Kevin Smith

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1 year ago
Broadcast News

FADE IN EXT. CITY STREET - DAY A restaurant supply truck is curbside, near a small restaurant. GERALD GRUNICK, forty-one, is closing the back door of his truck, feeling good about the world, a common state for him. He moves towards the cab of the truck and gets inside as we SUPER: KANSAS C...

by James L. Brooks

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1 year ago
Breakdown

FADE IN: EXTREMELY TIGHT ON ELECTRONIC GUTS of a video camera. The screwdriver blade of a Swiss Army knife ENTERS FRAME, methodically tightening a row of screws. PULL BACK to reveal: EXT. BOMBARDED NEIGHBORHOOD (WAR-TORN COUNTRY) -DAY On the backslope of a mound of rubble, a thre...

by Jonathan Mostow

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1 year ago
The Addams Family

FADE IN: A1 EXT. ADDAMS MANSION FRONT STEPS - CHRISTMAS EVE A1 A GROUP OF CAROLERS, their eager faces upturned, SINGS anendless and cloying roundelay of "Little Drummer Boy." They sing with self-righteous good cheer. As theypompously begin their umpteenth verse, THE CAMERA SLOWLY ...

by Caroline Thompson

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1 year ago
Absolute Power

FADE IN: 1 INT. WASHINGTON MUSEUM -DAY 1 The saddest eyes you ever saw. We are looking at an El Greco drawing. It is a study for one of his paintings. PULL BACK TO REVEAL -A bunch of art students are doing sketches of the eyes, the elongated fingers, the slender hands El Greco drew ...

by William Goldman

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1 year ago
Thirteen Ghosts

BLACKNESS. SUPERIMPOSE: "The most beautiful thing wecan experience is the mysterious." -Albert Einstein Then: "I do believe in spooks. I do believe in spooks. I do, I do, I do believe in spooks." -The Cowardly Lion 1 TITLES 1 Abstract images begin to form. They move bene...

by Robb White

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1 year ago
Dark City

INT. OPENING MONTAGE OVER BLACK a low rumble increases in volume. FADE UP: A GLOVED HAND wraps around a bulky scissor-switch, thrusts DOWN. SNAP! - Electricity arcs through darkness. OS SOUND of MACHINERY turning on. TITLES OVER MONTAGE OF CLOCKS...

by Alex Proyas

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1 year ago
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

The CAPITOL DOME at Washington fades in. It is night, and the dome is flooded in light. This view dissolves to the exterior of a Newspaper Office WINDOW, seen at night. The letters on the window, illuminated by a street light, are pi...

by Waldo Salt

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1 year ago
Midnight Cowboy

INT. TV STUDIO - DAY A Susskind-type MODERATOR is speaking into camera: MODERATOR Tonight we'll discuss a subject most of us seem to consider either bad taste or frivolous or funny. But if our experts are right, we face what might be called a masculinity crisis. Every fourth American man ...

by Waldo Salt

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1 year ago
Dragon Slayer

CASTLE - NIGHT Now comes the moon riding over the horizon. Upon a hill at the edge of the wood squats a castle, its crude stonework bathed in cold silvery light. Queer carvings and runes decorate the ponderous gate. Heavy vines are c...

by Matthew Robbins

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1 year ago
Wild At Heart

And now the story of Sailor and Lula..... 1. EXT. CITY STREET - DAY A MAN rides a screaming massive Japanese motorcycle - wound out to maximum R.P.M. up the street. CUT TO: 2. SIGN BY ROADSIDE The sign reads “KIDS PLAYING - SPEED BUMPS”. CUT TO: 3. EXT. CITY STREET - DAY With a whin...

by David Lynch

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1 year ago
Five Easy Pieces

TITLE SEQUENCE: The Bach-Vivaldi A-Minor Concerto for Four Pianos PLAYS OVER a series of family album photographs. Written in careful penmanship beneath each are names identifying family members: 1ST PHOTO: A man stands in front of the raised sounding board of a piano, playing the viola. Seated...

by Bob Rafelson

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1 year ago
Marty

Just east of Webster Avenue in the North Bronx, 187th Street is a predominantly Italian community and the commercial avenue of the neighborhood. Fruit and vegetable stands, pizzerias, butcher shops, bakeries, cleaners and dyers and bars flourish. ...

by Paddy Chayefsky

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1 year ago
Wag the Dog

FADE IN: A CARD, WHITE ON THE BLACK SCREEN, READS: Why does a dog wag its tail? BENEATH IT, THE NEXT LINE FADES IN: Because a dog is smarter than its tail. CROSS-FADE TO THE NEXT CARD, WHICH READS: If the tail were smarter, the tail would wag the dog. DI...

by Hilary Henkin

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1 year ago
Wonder Boys

All IS A BLUR. . . ...then WORDS appear, twisting and vaguely transparent, reflected on the window GRADY TRIPP stands before as he reads from a sheaf of NEATLY-TYPED PAGES. GRADY 'The young girl sat perfectly still in the confessional... 1 INT. CLASSROOM - UNIVERSITY - AFTERNOON...

by Steve Kloves

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1 year ago
The Anniversary Party

FADE IN: TIGHT CLOSE - JOE THERRIAN - MORNING He's in his mid-thirties, his face relaxed in sleep, childlike. Nestled soundly a tangle in the arms of his wife. THE CAMERA STAYS CLOSE. SLIGHTLY BLURRED, SOFT, SLOWLY SWINGS ROUND TIGHT CLOSE - SALLY THERRIAN She's in her mid-thirti...

by Jennifer Jason Leigh

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1 year ago
American Psycho

INT. PASTELS RESTAURANT- NIGHT An insanely expensive restaurant on the Upper East Side. The decor is a mixture of chi-chi and rustic, with swagged silk curtains, handwritten menus and pale pink tablecloths decorated with arrangements of moss, twigs and hideous exotic flowers. The clientele ...

by Mary Harron

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1 year ago
15 Minutes

FADE IN on the words CZECH AIRLINE. We are panning across the words on the side of the plane. INT. AIRPLANE ANGLE DOWN on a tray table. Crumpled Czech bills and coins are on it. Hands are counting the money. The airline hostess announces the arrival at JFK - in CZECH. A hand reaches into...

by John Herzfeld

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1 year ago
13 Days

DARKNESS. As the MAIN TITLES BEGIN, the theater thrums with a subsonic HISS which mounts in all the rattling power of THX, and we... BURN IN, BRIGHT LIVING COLOR: EXT. STRATOSPHERE - DAY The glory of stratospheric dawn. The engines of a silver Lockheed U-2F rasp upon the trace oxygen here at...

by David Self

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1 year ago

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