Rick and Morty

Executive Summary

Pass/Consider/Recommend/Highly Recommend


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Genres: The, list, of, genres, for, the, movie, ensuring, each, genre, is, only, presented, once, in, return, string, would, be:, Comedy, Science, Fiction, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Setting: Contemporary, Morty's home, dream worlds, news studio

Overview: The screenplay received a strong score of 8.0, indicating a well-rounded and promising story with ample room for improvement in various elements.

Themes: Power dynamics between humans and animals, Communication and understanding, Technology and its consequences, Family dynamics and loyalty, Ethics and the treatment of animals

Conflict and Stakes: The conflict between humans and intelligent dogs, the struggle for power and dominance, and the potential destruction of the planet

Overall Mood: Dark comedy with elements of suspense and social commentary

Mood/Tone at Key Scenes:

  • Scene 3: Tense and confrontational as Jerry and Morty clash over Snuffles' behavior
  • Scene 6: Eerie and unsettling as Rick and Morty navigate dream worlds and encounter strange characters
  • Scene 9: Emotional and intense as Snuffles/Snowball grapples with power and ethical dilemmas

Standout Features:

  • Unique Hook: Intelligent dogs leading a revolution and exploring themes of power and loyalty
  • Dark Comedy : Blending humor with dark and thought-provoking themes
  • Sci-Fi Elements : Incorporating futuristic technology and alternate realities

Comparable Scripts:

  • Rick and Morty: Lawnmower Dog
  • Up
  • Inception
  • John Wick
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • The Secret Life of Pets
  • A Dog's Purpose
  • Marley & Me
  • Beethoven
  • I Am Legend
Market Analysis

Budget Estimate:$50-70 million

Target Audience Demographics: Adults aged 18-49, fans of sci-fi, dark comedy, and animated series

Marketability: The unique blend of sci-fi, dark humor, and social commentary makes it highly marketable to a wide audience

Strong character development and engaging storyline with potential for merchandise and spin-offs

Cult following of 'Rick and Morty' fans will drive interest, along with the innovative premise and humor

Profit Potential: High, due to the established fan base of 'Rick and Morty' and the potential for merchandise, spin-offs, and international appeal

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Memorable Lines:

  • Jerry: You make that dog smart or Morty's grounded! (Scene 1)
  • Rick: It’s a device that will allow us to enter people’s dreams, Morty. Just like in that movie you never shut the fuck up about. (Scene 2)
  • Goldenfold: The name’s not Buddy. It’s Goldenfold. Nice to Wheat You! (Scene 3)
  • GOLDENFOLD: JADA!!! (Scene 4)
  • Rick: Don't judge, Morty. (Scene 5)
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