The Editing Room https://www.the-editing-room.com The Editing Room has been around since 1998 and features over 1,000 Abridged Scripts for movies. Abridged Scripts are short(-ish) screenplays for films that just cover the highlights. They're like Cliff's Notes for your favorite movies, except Cliff thinks your favorite movie sucks. Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:07:37 -0500 Back to the Future Part III: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/back-to-the-future-part-iii.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/back-to-the-future-part-iii.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/back-to-the-future-part-iii.html#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:50:42 -0500 Matt C. adventure comedy science-fiction railroad-robber california delorean indian-territory sports-car inventor locomotive saloon horseback-riding time-travel outlaw sequel mad-scientist native-american western shootout gunfight train wild-west cavalry 1950s hoverboard flying-train michael-j-fox christopher-lloyd mary-steenburgen thomas-f-wilson lea-thompson elisabeth-shue matt-clark richard-dysart pat-buttram harry-carey-jr- dub-taylor james-tolkan marc-mcclure wendie-jo-sperber jeffrey-weissman christopher-wynne steve-starkey steven-spielberg kathleen-kennedy frank-marshall bob-gale neil-canton patricia-blau robert-zemeckis Back to the Future Part III is abridged! Click here, if you ain't a yellowbelly!
A still from Thomas F. Wilson's later work as a guacamole spokesman.

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Primal: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/primal.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/primal.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/primal.html#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:24:31 -0500 Alex W. action assassin jaguar amazon freighter big-game-hunter exotic-animals nicolas-cage lamonica-garrett michael-imperioli walter-josten kirk-shaw daniel-grodnik randy-charach cyril-megret michael-sirow luillo-ruiz bobby-ranghelov jeff-bowler alastair-burlingham jason-garrett jeff-gum tara-finegan mickey-gooch john-r-sherman michael-becker mitchell-welch bret-saxon walt-jones timothee-de-mierry curt-henderson david-b-katzin massimiliano-musina richard-myerson belly-torres nick-powell richard-leder Can caged cagey Kevin Durand out-Cage Nic Cage at his own cage? "Primal" is abridged:
Nic stops dead in his tracks as he hears "Memories" being hummed somewhere nearby...

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A Rainy Day in New York: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/a-rainy-day-in-new-york.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/a-rainy-day-in-new-york.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/a-rainy-day-in-new-york.html#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2020 10:05:35 -0500 Jess M. comedy romance new-york-city timothe-chalamet elle-fanning selena-gomez jude-law diego-luna letty-aronson adam-b-stern richard-friedlander erika-aronson ronald-l-chez howard-e-fischer woody-allen We've only parodied a few Woody Allen movies. Yet, somehow, we just parodied all of them. A Rainy Day in New York is abridged!
The moment was ruined when Selena realized that, under his giant coat, Timothée was seated atop two other Timothées.

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/robin-hood-prince-of-thieves.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/robin-hood-prince-of-thieves.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/robin-hood-prince-of-thieves.html#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2020 10:17:43 -0500 Tim K. & Nick K. adventure romance england crusade mercifulness robin-hood archer folk-hero thief nottingham sherwood-forest bow-and-arrow 12th-century kevin-costner morgan-freeman mary-elizabeth-mastrantonio alan-rickman christian-slater geraldine-mcewan michael-mcshane brian-blessed michael-wincott nick-brimble pen-densham richard-barton-lewis john-watson gary-barber james-g-robinson david-nicksay michael-j-kagan mark-stern stephen-mclaughlin kevin-reynolds What's next, Al Pacino as King Arthur?
“Mention Waterworld one more goddamn time…”

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It: Chapter Two: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/it-chapter-two.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/it-chapter-two.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/it-chapter-two.html#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:02:52 -0400 Kam horror fantasy based-on-novel-or-book clown carnival sequel remake maine fear ancient-evil loss-of-a-friend bill-skarsgrd jessica-chastain bill-hader james-mcavoy isaiah-mustafa jay-ryan james-ransone andy-bean jaeden-martell wyatt-oleff jack-dylan-grazer finn-wolfhard sophia-lillis chosen-jacobs jeremy-ray-taylor teach-grant nicholas-hamilton javier-botet xavier-dolan taylor-frey molly-atkinson joan-gregson stephen-bogaert luke-roessler stephen-king marty-p-ewing roy-lee richard-brener dan-lin jason-fuchs seth-grahame-smith dave-neustadter barbara-muschietti david-katzenberg gary-dauberman darin-read randy-starr jimmy-uddo victoria-palmeri andy-muschietti "It: Chapter Two" is Abridged! Go read it or I'll throw your boyfriend off a bridge...
The studio's attempts to hide James' true height became increasingly obvious.

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Fantasy Island: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/fantasy-island.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/fantasy-island.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/fantasy-island.html#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:16:31 -0400 Alex W. adventure fantasy horror mystery cave remote-island reality-vs-fantasy michael-pea maggie-q lucy-hale austin-stowell jimmy-o-yang portia-doubleday ryan-hansen michael-rooker jeff-wadlow jason-blum marc-toberoff jeanette-volturno couper-samuelson christopher-roach jillian-jacobs It's lame, boss, it's lame!! Blumhouse's "Fantasy Island" is abridged:
Portia and Lucy await the signal to either "swing away" or "bunt" at their next attacker.

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Cube: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/cube.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/cube.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/cube.html#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:56:07 -0400 Craig thriller science-fiction mystery riddle autism claustrophobia maze prime-number entrapment mathematics murder escape violence numbers nicole-de-boer nicky-guadagni mehra-meh betty-orr vincenzo-natali andr-bijelic graeme-manson Don't look for a reason... Look for a way out. "Cube" is abridged!
Maurice and Nicole decided not to go through the door that led into a Dario Argento movie.

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Backdraft 2: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/backdraft-2.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/backdraft-2.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/backdraft-2.html#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:40:11 -0400 Alex W. action crime drama chicago-illinois sequel arson firefighter joe-anderson alisha-bailey jessamine-bliss-bell william-baldwin brian-grazer ron-howard raffaella-de-laurentiis gregory-widen hester-hargett nadia-khamlichi adrian-politowski giles-daoust sylvain-goldberg matthew-feitshans catherine-dumonceaux chris-van-osselaer christel-schoeffaerts cdric-iland gonzalo-lpez-gallego Make sure you check this movie for crap before watching it!! "Backdraft 2" is abridged:
"Okay listen: if Kurt, Scott, Jennifer, Rebecca, or Robert show up, we're filming Fair Game 2: F.D. Undercover, got it?"

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Backdraft: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/backdraft.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/backdraft.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/backdraft.html#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:36:09 -0400 Alex W. crime drama thriller sibling-relationship corruption chicago-illinois fire office danger-of-life investigation psychopath rescue firefighting arson explosion pyromaniac firefighter kurt-russell william-baldwin robert-de-niro donald-sutherland jennifer-jason-leigh scott-glenn rebecca-de-mornay jason-gedrick j-t-walsh brian-grazer pen-densham richard-barton-lewis john-watson todd-hallowell raffaella-de-laurentiis larry-dewaay suella-kennedy ron-howard gregory-widen mark-moore Make sure you check this link for heat before clicking on it! "Backdraft" is abridged:
"Man, we are SO LUCKY heat and smoke don't exist in this universe."

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Fallen: The Abridged Script https://www.the-editing-room.com/fallen.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/fallen.html https://www.the-editing-room.com/fallen.html#comments Wed, 14 Oct 2020 09:52:26 -0400 Jess M. drama fantasy romance based-on-novel-or-book fallen-angel teenager reform-school based-on-young-adult-novel addison-timlin jeremy-irvine juliet-aubrey harrison-gilbertson lola-kirke hermione-corfield kerry-heysen kevan-van-thompson jim-seibel mark-ciardi gordon-gray claudia-bluemhuber lauren-kate scott-hicks nichole-millard kathryn-price michael-arlen-ross Some angels are destined to fall. "Fallen" is abridged!
"Fear no more, my darling. I shall protect your sweet ears from the dreadful sound of Train."

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