137 uncomfortable plot summaries of movies, TV series and books. Some favorites:
- ALIENS: An unplanned pregnancy leads to complications.
- DELIVERANCE: Tourists experience local hospitality.
- DIE HARD: Dysfunctional cop saves marriage by murdering foreign national.
- GROUNDHOG DAY: Misanthropic creep exploits space/time anomaly to stalk coworker.
- JURASSIC PARK: Theme park’s grand opening pushed back.
- KARATE KID: Boy gains acceptance through violence.
- KILL BILL: Irresponsible mother wants custody of her child.
- LORD OF THE RINGS: Midget destroys stolen property.
- MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL: British comedy troupe inadvertently creates language lab for nerds.
- RED DAWN: Despite shock-and-awe tactics, a superior occupying force is no match for a tenacious sect of terrorist insurgents.
- RISKY BUSINESS: Privileged rich kid gets everything he wants with no consequences.
- SCARFACE: Immigrant finds running his own business stressful, dangerous.
- STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE: Religious extremist terrorists destroy government installation, killing thousands.
- TERMINATOR: An unplanned pregnancy leads to complications.