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Journal of Screenwriting, Volume 3, Issue 2, pages 215-232 (2012): 'Development of a fundamental '19-Sequence Model- of screenplay and narrative film structure'.(hide)
A well developed storyline focusing on an investigation of a murder and thwarting a plot to take over the world. I, Robot has similarities to Michael Crichton's story lines of humans being threatened by our own technologies.(hide)
The Structure Summary clearly shows the construction of the multiple dream layers.
Into the Blue shares structure and plot-point similarities to A Simple Plan. Both take a simple goal (keep the money) and escalate the complications and cost of failure.(hide)
Juno makes an ideal starting point for the structure of most coming-of-age story narratives. Includes a free PDF download of an undated screenplay.
A classic chase script with two groups of victims in separate locations.
A love story and forbidden love complicated by religious faith and doctrine.
Like the Maltese Falcon, Hammer must follow a series of clues to different people to pice together the puzzle and find the prize.
A well thought out plot with well positioned sub-plots. The diffuse Scene topics are clearly groups by the Sequence structure. The published screenplay is also available.(hide)
A unique character is placed into a fish-out-of-water scenario - and prevails.
This is a classic script to emulate for a, 'What if.....' premise. In this story, a boy wishes that his lawyer father would become unable to lie. We find out what happens.(hide)
Perfect Road Movie: Unique characters, common goal, complications and an underlying morality theme. Everybody has an underlying character flaw and attribute.(hide)
An excellent model of flashback structure. The screenplay uses flashback sequences to explain how Tom comes to reject his privileged status at a British borstal - to his detriment.(hide)
This is a classic structure of a three-character love-triangle drama taking place in a very restricted set of locations (originally a play by John Osbourne).(hide)