Everything Everywhere All at Once

Executive Summary

Pass/Consider/Recommend/Highly Recommend


Explanation: Everything Everywhere All at Once is a highly imaginative and emotionally compelling screenplay that blends elements of drama, comedy, and science fiction to create a unique cinematic experience. The story follows Jackie, a struggling laundromat owner, as he navigates a multiverse of alternate realities and confronts the complexities of his family relationships. The screenplay showcases impressive character development, seamless transitions between tonal shifts, and a captivating exploration of the multiverse concept. While the pacing could be slightly improved in certain sequences, and the narrative could delve deeper into the relationship between Jackie and his daughter, the screenplay is a remarkable work that is sure to engage and entertain its audience.

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USP: This script offers a unique and innovative exploration of quantum physics, multiple universes, and the concept of infinite possibilities. It combines elements of action, comedy, drama, and romance to create a compelling and thought-provoking storytelling experience. The distinctive characters, innovative storytelling techniques, and unexpected twists make this script stand out from others in its genre. It will captivate its target audience with its blend of humor, suspense, and emotional depth. The script's exploration of complex themes and its ability to seamlessly shift between different universes make it a compelling and memorable piece of storytelling.

Genres: Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller, Family

Setting: Contemporary, Various universes and the IRS building

Overview: The screenplay scores well with a rating of 8.5, reflecting its strengths in originality, creativity, and thematic depth. However, there are areas for improvement in character development, dialogue impact, and emotional depth.

Themes: Reality and Perception, Identity and Self-Reflection, Love and Relationships, Choice and Consequence, Perseverance and Resilience

Conflict and Stakes: The conflict arises from the tension between different universes and the threat posed by Jobu. The stakes are high as Jackie tries to save his daughter and navigate the complexities of the multiverse.

Overall Mood: Tense and surreal

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Standout Features:

  • Reality Manipulation: The ability to manipulate reality adds a unique twist to the story
  • Multiverse Exploration : The exploration of different universes and their interconnectedness is a standout feature
  • Surreal Visuals : The visual elements, such as flying pigs and reality transformations, create a visually stunning experience

Comparable Scripts:

  • Inception
  • The Matrix
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Stranger Things
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Adjustment Bureau
  • The Truman Show
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Mr. Nobody
  • The Butterfly Effect
Market Analysis

Budget Estimate:$30-40 million

Target Audience Demographics: Adults aged 18-45, fans of science fiction, fantasy, and mind-bending narratives

Marketability: The unique blend of genres and exploration of reality manipulation will attract fans of science fiction and fantasy

The diverse cast and compelling storyline will appeal to a wide audience

The mind-bending narrative and exploration of existential themes will generate buzz and critical acclaim

Profit Potential: Moderate to high, with potential for strong box office performance and potential for awards recognition

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Writer's Voice

Memorable Lines:

  • Jobu: Your concept of infinity- is- still- way- too- fucking- small- (Scene 1)
  • Jackie: I LOVE YOU. I LOVE YOU! I LOVE YOU! (Scene 9)
  • Jackie: I'm killing them... With kindness. (Scene 27)
  • JACKIE: Please, remember me like this. As a hero. (Scene 19)
  • Jackie: Now that you and I are no longer married and are just two nothing people sitting at a nothing table, what do you want to do? (Scene 28)

Writing Style:

The writing style of the entire screenplay is characterized by a blend of humor, philosophical exploration, and unconventional storytelling techniques. It often delves into existential themes, challenges the protagonist's beliefs and worldview, and incorporates elements of fantasy and surrealism.

Style Similarities:

  • Charlie Kaufman
  • Christopher Nolan
Other Similarities: The screenplay also shows influences from other notable screenwriters such as Quentin Tarantino, Spike Jonze, and Shane Carruth. These influences can be seen in the use of unexpected twists, witty dialogue, tension, and exploration of unconventional themes.
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