Analysis of Everything Everywhere All at Once

Executive Summary


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

Setting: Contemporary, Various universes and the IRS building

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

Mood/Tone at Key Scenes:

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

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


Explanation: The screenplay has a unique concept with the exploration of multiple universes and the concept of verse jumping. The scenes effectively set up conflicts and develop character arcs, with notable emotional moments and themes of identity and morality. However, there are areas that require further development and clarification, such as providing more information about the great evil and establishing the stakes of the multiverse. The transitions between universes and the emotional impact of certain events could be smoother. Overall, the screenplay has potential but would benefit from further refinement and exploration of its themes and narrative elements.
Market Analaysis

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

Analysis Criteria Percentiles
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)

Jackie:A laundromat owner who becomes the central figure in a multiverse-spanning adventure

Winona:Jackie's partner who supports him throughout his journey

Jobu:A mysterious woman with reality-manipulating abilities

Desmond:Jackie's colleague who becomes a threat

Joy:Jackie's daughter who is caught in the chaos of the multiverse

Story Shape