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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:41 AM
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Okay, what's a shocking plot twist that has never been done before?
Edited on Sun Jan-30-05 11:42 AM by tjdee
Tell me now so I can write it and make a gazillion dollars, and option it to a major film company.
I will of course, give you .0000000000000000001 % of the royalties.

:)


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pres2032 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:42 AM
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1. it was the dog who told him to kill those people
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:55 PM
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26. Wasn't that...hmm...sounds familiar.
Woops, or maybe that was real life?

Could have sworn there was a guy who said his dog told him who to kill.
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unblock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:44 AM
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2. the turnip did it.
never been done. YOU figure out how to make it work.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:55 PM
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25. It was a mutant turnip, see?
It was fed the blood of mutant mutants, and it grew into a turnip that at night becames Slasher Turnip and no one ever suspects the turnip, you know?
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:44 AM
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3. she's a man, baby! n/t
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:44 AM
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4. The woman leaves her man and stays with the other woman
Seems every lesbian film with a plot about a woman leaving her man for another woman always ends up in tragedy or her going back to the man.
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brainshrub Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:02 PM
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8. Don't forget the pudding.
Or is that only in Gay films where they eat pudding?
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Misunderestimator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:05 PM
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9. Ok... you lost me there.
:shrug:
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:35 PM
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12. South Park reference? (nt)
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brainshrub Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:44 PM
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18. Yup.
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TroubleMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:36 PM
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13. I thought it was gay cowboys eating pudding

nt.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:50 PM
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20. That's true...but gay men films seem to fare better.
Interesting.
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HeyManThatsCool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:45 AM
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5. Well.. it goes like this
Bush is forced to step down after proof of election fraud, vote tampering, illegal drug use, & sex with a male prostitute. Country in a tizzy as New elections must be held! Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Wolfowitz, The Twins, Rove all in Guantanomo for "questioning".
Even Barney seems to be missing.

Right wingers last seen with a stunned expression on their faces....
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ashmanonar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 11:58 AM
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6. that's not a plot twist...
just a hope for the future... :D
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Allenberg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:00 PM
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7. Ken Lay robbed Enron of millions...
...only to give it to starving people in Africa and AIDS research.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:59 PM
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28. Audiences will never believe that one!
But, at least we got that mastermind criminal Martha Stewart.

But that might work for something I'm doing though...
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Nikia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:15 PM
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10. Man and Woman are friends
They never have sex, stay with their current partners, and are happy about that even though they get along great and demonstrate that they truly care for another. Neither one is gay. They are both fairly attractive and there isn't a big age difference.
The plot doesn't have to be primarily about that, but it could be part of it since in some circles, some people have a hard time believing that such a thing exists. It usually doesn't exist on film.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:54 PM
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23. It happened in "Love, Actually"...
I kept waiting for Emma to make a move on... Liam I think? Especially as the plot unfolds...but nope, they always stay friends.

Thought that was refreshing...but I secretly wanted them to get it on. Sorry. :)
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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:30 PM
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11. Finally, someone discovers what kills the alien monsters:
Bullets.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:36 PM
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14. OR the aliens only make the crop circles so they can play baseball
sort of a "Signs" meets "Field of Dreams" type thing. The aliens play at night, they have their own lighting system you know.

Oh the young upstart alien with heart that we have followed throughout the movie comes up in the bottom of the ninth and strikes out-they NEVER do that in movies.
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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:49 PM
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19. Oh man, that would've been a much better movie
I didn't buy the ending of "Signs" at all. And, yes, that was the movie I was thinking about.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:51 PM
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21. Water doesn't kill them???
Oh my god!!
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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:03 PM
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29. Nope
Neither does human intestinal flora, freezing, ethel alcohol, atomic bombs (just makes 'em stronger) or Slim Whitman music.
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hickman1937 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:37 PM
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15. A Julia Roberts movie where no one, not once,
comments on how wonderful, beautiful, smart, etc. her character is. And another woman(more beautiful, smarter and nicer) gets the man Julia wants. Good luck getting her to look at that script. Oh, and she doesn't play a bad guy in the movie either.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:40 PM
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17. Tom Cruise plays a self absorbed a-hole who meets a woman...
falls in love but screws it up and they seperate he then realizes the life lessons she was trying to teach him, changes his ways, and goes back to her in a soulful "I'm sorry" moment and she takes him back and they live happily ever after.

:spank:
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:52 PM
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22. She did America's Sweethearts....
They wanted her to do the Catherine Zeta Jones part...woops, LOL, I guess that's proving your point. The CZJ part is a bitchy one.

But, you could also substitute Julia for Jennifer Aniston. In the film where she plays a single woman who gets pregnant, there are no less than FOUR men trying to get with her.

That's oh so realistic.
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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:07 PM
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30. My Best Friend's Wedding?
Some of that happened in that.
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Longgrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:40 PM
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16. Kind of a Kirk Vonnegut twist
In which the author of the book enters the story and disappoints everyone by telling them they are only fictional characters and nothing that just happened really happened.

It would be interesting to see how the different characters in a such a story would react to that one.

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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:54 PM
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24. 45 minutes into the movie Dan Aykroyd appears
movie ends well.

I love Dan but he has put the Godzilla foot on several movies.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 12:56 PM
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27. Perhaps he can be the landlord, like Mickey Rooney in "Breakfast at
Tiffany's" without the Chinese stereotype.

:)

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FredScuttle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:41 PM
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31. In the next James Bond film
Edited on Sun Jan-30-05 01:43 PM by FredScuttle
the villain is a reasonably well-adjusted person with no physical deformities or exaggerated accent. When he captures Bond, he doesn't dilly-dally with extravagant killing devices or a recitation of how he (the villain) will take over/extort/blow up the planet. He just fucking kills him, dead.
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:44 PM
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32. The asshole talking in the movie is dragged to the front,
the movie is stopped, the house lights come on, this person is shot.

House lights back off, movie gets clicked back three minutes and restarted.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:47 PM
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33. LOL-how about they shove his cell phone down his throat?
:grr:
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:49 PM
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35. If they use a rubber mallet
:D
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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 01:48 PM
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34. It turns out everyone else on earth is a golf pro.
hey, it could happen.
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MisterP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 02:04 PM
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36. SciFi without mass conversion to libertarianism!
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