The Gold Rush (1925)

Log Line A likeable prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush attempts to survive the elements and pursue love. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Charles Chaplin Director(s): Charles Chaplin Production Co.(s): Charles Chaplin Productions In the silent film The Gold Rush, the … Continue reading

Alien (1979)

Log Line A crew member returning home to Earth on an interplanetary mining vessel attempts to rid the vessel of a vicious alien creature that has inadvertently been brought onboard. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Director(s): Ridley … Continue reading

The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

Log Line A young man wrongly accused of political conspiracy and sentenced to indefinite detention in a political prison escapes and attempts to exact revenge on those who were responsible for his imprisonment. Overview Medium: Novel (Published 1844–1846) Author(s): Alexandre … Continue reading

The Navigator (1924)

Log Line A wealthy young man learns to be resourceful in an attempt to survive on a ship with no power, adrift at sea. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Clyde Bruckman, Joseph Mitchell, Jean Havez Director(s): Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton Production … Continue reading

Metropolis (1927)

Log Line A young man from the elite class of a futuristic city attempts to create a fair and respectful understanding between his own social class and that of the workers who toil below the city to make it work. … Continue reading

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Log Line A young Kansas farm girl is transported by a tornado to a magical land from which she attempts to return home. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf Director(s): Victor Fleming Production Co.(s): Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer … Continue reading

Back to the Future (1985)

Log Line A 1980s teenager accidentally thrust 30 years into the past must attempt to return to his proper time and place—and repair the potential damage resulting from his appearance in the past. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Robert Zemeckis, Bob … Continue reading