Executive Summary

Pass/Consider/Recommend/Highly Recommend


Explanation: The 'Suits' screenplay demonstrates strong character development, particularly in the relationship between Mike Ross and Harvey Specter. The plot is engaging, with compelling legal storylines and intriguing personal/professional dynamics. While there are a few areas that could use further refinement, the overall screenplay shows promise and would likely appeal to a broad audience interested in legal dramas with complex, well-drawn characters.

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Genres: Drama, Legal, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller, Character, Study

Setting: Present day, New York City

Overview: The screenplay demonstrates strong character development, engaging premise, and effective emotional depth. However, there are opportunities to enhance originality, thematic exploration, and emotional impact.

Themes: Deception and Identity, Ethics and Morality, Career and Ambition, Friendship and Betrayal, Justice and Redemption

Conflict and Stakes: John's struggle to clear his name after being falsely accused of a crime, with his family's reputation at stake.

Overall Mood: Dark and Suspenseful

Mood/Tone at Key Scenes:

  • Scene 1: The opening scene sets the tone for the film with its dark and eerie atmosphere.
  • Scene 7: The scene in which the protagonist is confronted by the antagonist is particularly suspenseful.
  • Scene 12: The climax of the film is a heart-pounding sequence that will leave audiences on the edge of their seats.

Standout Features:

  • Unique Hook: The film's unique blend of genres, including drama, thriller, and comedy.
  • Plot Twist : The film's shocking plot twist that will keep audiences guessing until the very end.
  • Distinctive Setting : The film's setting in a small town that is both charming and sinister.
  • Innovative Idea : The film's innovative use of storytelling techniques to create a truly immersive experience.
  • Unique Characters : The film's cast of unique and memorable characters.

Comparable Scripts:

  • Suits
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • The Firm
  • Limitless
  • Breaking Bad
  • White Collar
  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • Good Will Hunting
  • American Hustle
  • The Social Network
Market Analysis

Budget Estimate:$20-30 million

Target Audience Demographics: Adults aged 25-54, fans of drama and legal thrillers

Marketability: It has the potential to attract a wide audience and generate buzz due to its timely and relevant subject matter, strong cast, and experienced creative team.

It has a unique blend of genres and explores compelling themes with a diverse cast, but may be limited by its niche subject matter.

It features compelling characters and a gripping storyline, but may struggle to stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Profit Potential: High, due to strong appeal to a wide adult audience and potential for award nominations

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Writer's Voice

Memorable Lines:

  • Harvey: I would say the ball’s in your court, but the truth is your balls are in my fist. (Scene 2)
  • Harvey: The truth is... I do it for the children. (Scene 4)
  • Rachel: Do me a favor, don’t poop on my laptop. (Scene 16)
  • Harvey: I'm not about caring. I'm about winning. (Scene 14)
  • Harvey: Being a success is about knowing the difference between having balls and having courage. (Scene 23)
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