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Sample Loglines of produced films
WHO THE STORY IS ABOUT [PROTAGONIST] WHAT HE STRIVES FOR [GOAL] WHAT STANDS IN HIS WAY [ANTAGONISTIC FORCE]
Film Logline
A Beautiful Mind A journey of self-discovery by a brilliant mathematician once he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He eventually triumphs over tragedy and receives the Nobel Prize.
About Schmidt An older man is forced to deal with an ambiguous future after he enters retirement and his wife passes away. Ultimately, he finds hope as he comes to terms with his daughter's marriage and his own life.
Clean and Sober A drug addict on the run from his employer and the police struggles to hide himself away in a rehabilitation program.
Die Hard New York cop John McClane gives terrorists a dose of their own medicine as they hold hostages in an LA office building.
Easy Rider Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in a cocaine funded, LSD fueled road “trip” encountering dirty hippies, a convict lawyer, and murdering bigots.
Gladiator When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by a corrupt prince, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek his revenge.
Gosford Park During a weekend jaunt at a British country house, servants – who must keep order and protocol - struggle to please their aristocratic employers until a murder threatens to disrupt the balance.
Hamlet (1996) After learning his father was murdered, a brooding prince struggles with whether or not to kill the culprit, his uncle - the new king.
High Fidelity When his live-in girlfriend walks out on him, a music store clerk with a penchant for top-five lists struggles to understand the history of failed relationships he's left behind.
Inception In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is given a final chance at redemption, which involves executing his toughest and most risky job to date.
It's a Wonderful Life A family man struggles to escape small town America for a more successful life in the big city. When his constant efforts fail, he contemplates suicide but his guardian angel visits and the man experiences what the world would be like if he had never been born.
Jaws A police chief, with a phobia for open water, battles a gigantic shark to protect a small beach front community, in spite of its greedy town council who demands that the beach stay open.
Liar Liar When his son wishes he will only tell the truth, an attorney, and pathological liar, is magically compelled to be honest for one day and struggles to win the biggest case of his career - without telling a lie.

OR

A lawyer who loses his ability to lie for 24-hours, clashes with his ex for the affection of their son.

Love Actually A varied group of individuals struggles with the pleasures, pain, and power of love.
Minority Report In a future where criminals are arrested before the crime occurs, a despondent cop struggles on the lam to prove his innocence for a murder he has not yet committed.
My Big, Fat, Greek Wedding Toula's family has exactly three traditional values - "Marry a Greek boy, have Greek babies, and feed everyone." When she falls in love with a sweet, but WASPy guy, Toula struggles to get her family to accept her fiancée, while she comes to terms with her own heritage.
Pirates of the Caribbean A 17th Century tale of adventure on the Caribbean Sea where the roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow joins forces with a young blacksmith in a gallant attempt to rescue the Governor of England's daughter and reclaim his ship.
Ratatouille A Parisian rat teams up with a man with no talent to battle convention that anyone can cook.
Seabiscuit The extraordinary story of a thoroughbred racehorse - from his humble beginnings as an under-fed workhorse to his unlikely rise and triumphant victory over the Triple Crown winner, War Admiral.
Shakespeare in Love A comedic portrayal of a young and broke Shakespeare who falls in love with a woman, inspiring him to write Romeo and Juliet.
Sixth Sense A psychologist struggles to cure a troubled boy who is haunted by a bizarre affliction – he sees dead people.
Star Wars A young farmer from a distant planet joins the rebellion to save his home planet from the evil empire when he discovers he is a warrior with legendary

psychokinesis powers.

Stay As a psychiatrist races against time to prevent the suicide of a patient, he unexpectedly finds himself trapped in a surreal and frightening world.
The Fugitive A doctor - falsely accused of murdering his wife - struggles on the lam as he desperately searches for the killer with a relentless federal agent hot on his trail.
The Godfather An Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire, as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
The Magnificent Seven A professional gunslinger organizes a unique posse that struggles to save a Mexican town from a murderous group of banditos.
The Poseidon Adventure After a luxury liner is capsized by a tidal wave, a radical priest struggles to lead a group of survivors to escape through the bow before the ship sinks.
The Warriors After being accused of murder, a gang leader struggles to get his crew back to their home turf - as every rival gang in the city pursues them.
The Wizard of Oz After a twister transports a lonely Kansas farm girl to a magical land, she sets out on a dangerous journey to find a wizard with the power to send her home.
Titanic A young man and woman from different social classes fall in love aboard an ill-fated voyage at sea.
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