Best Scripts About Fighting

download (11)At the heart of every script is a conflict, and it is this conflict that drives the decisions of the characters. How the characters choose to reconcile this conflict is what gives the story its meaning. These conflicts manifest themselves in a variety of ways, sometimes as a single man versus seemingly overwhelming odds, or as a difficult choice a character must make that forces him to sacrifice something he loves. Sometimes this conflict manifests itself a little more directly, in the form of fists striking flesh, and feet shuffling to dodge blows, and when this happens the release of tension can be truly cathartic.

There are few images more compelling than a physical struggle between the sources of conflict in a film, and there are a number of ways this device can be used effectively. In films like David O’ Russell’s The Fighter the physical violence is only a manifestation of the internal conflicts of the film’s protagonist, whereas in Bronson the titular character relishes fighting as a way to garner the fame he desperately craves. In both cases it is a nebulous and abstract conflict giving rise to absolute primal resolution. This is the power of a well designed cinematic fight; it is truly raw.

A discussion of great movies about fighting would be incomplete without a mention of Sylvester Stallone’s first film which he wrote, produced and starred in, the immortal Rocky. Rocky is a beautiful example of the poetry of violence magnifying the conflict of a narrative, in this case the ambition of the hero vs. the insurmountable odds against him. In all these cases the violence comes when the hero is left with no recourse and the tension must find release. It isn’t always powerful, but when it is, its as poignant and poetic as any love story, and the push and pull between two foes locked in combat is closer to the posturing of new romance than one might think. These are some of the most impactful examples of the genre, though not as impactful of course as a punch from Tommy Conlon, Tom Hardy’s hard hitting character in Warrior. That guy ripped the door off a tank!

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Paul Haggis Scripts

What do Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Crash (2005) have in common? Apart from being Oscar winners as Best picture, these two films share another trait- Paul Haggis wrote the screenplay for both these Film. He became the first screenwriter since 1950 to write two Oscar winning movies in Best film category back to back. Million Dollar Baby was the first released feature film that had a screenplay written by Haggis whereas Crash was his directorial debut.

Before starting his silver screen affair, Haggis wrote scripts of various TV series for more than two decades. His writing credit includes some very popular shows such as Chuck Norris’  Walker, Texas Ranger, Thirtysomething, The Facts of life and even the Scooby-doo show. His vast and diversified experience explains how he managed to write scripts that are totally different in terms of genre or structure. After Crash, he teamed up with Clint Eastwood and joined in the screenplay collaboration of Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima. The later one earned him a third Oscar nomination for screenplay.

He also wrote the screenplay of Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, the last two James Bond movies that gave a new life to this character. Being inspired by a Playboy article, Haggis wrote the script of In the Valley of Elah and also directed the movie himself. Without any doubt, this Canadian writer (and director also) has achieved a rare level of skill in his craft.

Here you can find all Paul Haggis movie scripts.

Million Dollar Baby Script

Crash Script

The Last Kiss Script

Flags of Our Fathers Screenplay

Casino Royale Script

Letters from Iwo Jima Script

In the Valley of Elah Script

Quantum of Solace Script


The Next Three Days Script

Clint Eastwood Scripts (Actor)

From the boxing ring to the wild west, Clint Eastwood has taken us through countless characters with his remarkable skill and passion for acting.

Though his recent works as a director has allowed him to shine from behind the camera, Clint Eastwood will always be remembered for his contribution in front of it.

Retrace the career of this outstanding actor with a complete list of scripts of Clint Eastwood’s credited acting filmography.

1. Gran Torino Script (2008)
2. Million Dollar Baby Script (2004)
3. Blood Work Script (2002)
4. Space Cowboys Script (2000)
5. True Crime Script (1999)
6. Absolute Power Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1997)
7. The Bridges of Madison County Script (1995)
8. A Perfect World Script (1993)
9. In the Line of Fire Script (Requires Log-In Username and Password) (1993)
10. Unforgiven Script (1992)
11. The Rookie (Dialogue Transcript) (1990)
12. White Hunter Black Heart Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1990)
13. Pink Cadillac Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1989)
14. The Dead Pool Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1988)
15. Heartbreak Ridge Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1986)
16. Pale Rider Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1985)
17. City Heat Script (1984)
18. Tightrope Script (1984)
19. Sudden Impact Script (1983)
20. Honkytonk Man Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1982)
21. Firefox Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1982)
22. Any Which Way You Can Script (1980)
23. Bronco Billy Script ($) for Purchase (1980)
24. Escape from Alcatraz Script ($) for Purchase (1979)
25. Every Which Way But Loose Script (1978)
26. The Gauntlet Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1977)
27. The Enforcer Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1976)
28. The Outlaw Josey Wales Script (PDF Download) (1976)
29. The Eiger Sanction Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1975)
30. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1974
31. Magnum Force Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1973)
32. High Plains Drifter Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1973)
33. Joe Kidd Script (1972)
34. Dirty Harry Script ($) for Purchase (1971)
35. Play Misty for Me Script (1971)
36. The Beguiled Script ($) for Purchase (1971)
37. Kelly’s Heroes Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1970)
38. Two Mules for Sister Sara Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1970)
39. Paint Your Wagon Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1969)
40. Where Eagles Dare Script (1968)
41. Coogan’s Bluff Script (1968)
42. Hang ‘Em High Script (1968)
43. The Witches Script (1967)
44. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1966)
45. For a Few Dollars More Script (Dialogue Tanscript) (1965)
46. A Fistful of Dollars Script (1964)
47. Ambush at Cimarron Pass Script (1958)
48. Lafayette Escadrille Script (1958)
49. The First Traveling Saleslady Script (1956)
50. Francis in the Navy Script (1955)

Clint Eastwood Scripts (Director)

As one of cinema’s own living legends, Clint Eastwood has made himself known as both a talented actor and skilled director.

With more than half a century’s worth of experience to his name, Eastwood continues to be one of the most prolific and dynamic directors in Hollywood.

His wide range works is a testament to his versatility and passion for storytelling.

Below is a complete list of scripts and screenplays to Clint Eastwood’s directorial works.

1. Invictus Script (PDF Download) (2009)
7. Mystic River Script (PDF Download) (2003)
10. True Crime Script (1999)
11. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1997)
12. Absolute Power Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1997)
14. A Perfect World Script (1993)
15. Unforgiven Script (1992)
16. The Rookie Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1990)
17. White Hunter Black Heart Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1990)
18. Bird Script (1988)
19. Heartbreak Ridge Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1986)
20. Pale Rider Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1985)
21. Sudden Impact Script (1983)
22. Honkytonk Man Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1982)
23. Firefox Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1982)
24. Bronco Billy Script ($) for Purchase (1980)
25. The Gauntlet Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1977)
26. The Outlaw Josey Wales Script (PDF Download) (1976)
27. The Eiger Sanction Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1975)
28. Breezy Script (1973)
29. High Plains Drifter Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1973)
30. Play Misty for Me Script (Dialogue Transcript) (1971)