The Arc of the Screenplay

A look at 20 of the most popular films and their similar five act story structure

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This story was created by Andrew Levinson as an academic project in the Data Visualization masters program at Parsons School of Design // The New School.

Sources & Credit:

  1. TMDB 5000 Movie Dataset found on Kaggle (Updated 2017). Link to resource
  2. Plot point descriptions and plot point breakdown of films come from The Script Lab. Link to resource
  3. D3 code for the normal distribution paths inspired by Efrat Vilenski’s Block (2016). Link to code block

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