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The laws of the film industry -add your own

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Egosumquisum Tue 22-Dec-15 11:33:36

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MaidOfStars Tue 22-Dec-15 12:04:02

The gay couple are not allowed to be unremarkable as part of the normal array of relationships. They must Serve A Purpose.

FairyFluffbum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:05:40

You can make it as confusing as you like as long as you tell us the proper ending in the last 5 mins

Egosumquisum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:05:53

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Egosumquisum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:07:43

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FairyFluffbum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:11:13

Another uk one..

Actors must always speak cockney or posh Jeeves type voices

Meandyouandyouandme Tue 22-Dec-15 12:25:22

Tom Cruise must always do some running and Brad Pitt must always eat something.

JimmyGreavesMoustache Tue 22-Dec-15 12:27:07

the most beautiful woman in the world may be cast as the slightly plain-looking best friend if wearing glasses

Egosumquisum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:27:16

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Egosumquisum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:28:41

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Chelsea26 Tue 22-Dec-15 12:29:33

After amazing sex - please get out of bed and put pants/bra back on for the following morning.

BeyondJinglebells Tue 22-Dec-15 12:31:08

Fairy, yes but you missed out the third option of illegible accent so bad that it requires subtitles.

Can be any extreme, Scottish/welsh/irish or the more local ones

Egosumquisum Tue 22-Dec-15 12:31:15

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BeyondJinglebells Tue 22-Dec-15 12:31:26

L shaped sheets

IamFatherChristmasNOTsanta Tue 22-Dec-15 12:34:29

Put any woman in labour in stirrups. Degrade and humiliate here by doing so.

Make sure your main characters mumble, your dialogue is probably shit so hide it.

Make at least two main characters very similar in looks to confuse your audience.

Clawdy Tue 22-Dec-15 12:42:33

A scene where someone says they will never,ever do something, followed by a scene where they are doing it.

TheWoodenSpoonOfMischief Tue 22-Dec-15 12:47:51

Anyone can guess anyone's password within 3 attempts. You just have to know a bit about their life.

Theresadogonyourballs Tue 22-Dec-15 12:54:26

Man aged 45+ having relationship/sex with woman aged 18-25 = completely unremarkable, won't even be commented upon. Woman aged 45+ even glancing at man aged 18-25 = yuk, gross, she's a cougar/desperate/predatory/disgusting.

British people all drive Minis.

No-one can save the world except America.

AlisonWunderland Tue 22-Dec-15 12:56:40

Good people are good looking.
Bad people are ugly

Butteredparsnips Tue 22-Dec-15 12:59:41

In American Films the English person is always the baddy.

in Murder Mysteries the most famous person always did it

aoife24 Tue 22-Dec-15 15:14:51

There can only be one Indian (nod there to Aziz Ansari) and they must be a stereotypical Indian.

GinIsTheBestChristmasSpirit Tue 22-Dec-15 15:25:22

Glasses also almost flawlessly hide the identity of superheroes/heroines. 99% of the population are unable to identify a superhero who is plastered all over the media is they are currently wearing glasses.

steakpunararemediumwelldone Tue 22-Dec-15 15:31:36

Pursuing someone after they knock you back a 100 times because you know best is super romantic and not at all creepy.

SandyMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 07-Jan-16 17:33:29

Hi everyone,

Just sweeping up this great thread and moving it to Films. OP please do let us know if you'd rather we didn't. flowers

EverybodyHatesATourist Thu 07-Jan-16 17:52:47

If you're a policeman and have a couple of days left until retirement - enjoy them, you're going to die any minute.

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