Generic Script - Summer Blockbuster

A license to print money
  1. INT. OUTER SPACE - NIGHT
    Evil aliens/robots/spiders/humans dressed in black arrive. They're sure plotting something!
  2. INT. HIGH SCHOOL - DAY
    Conventionally attractive 18 year old male sure is a nerd! If only the attractive rebellious girl would notice him. Teacher is a dick for no reason.
  3. INT. GOVERNMENT - DAY
    Lots of people in camouflage. That one dude who played Aaron on 24 is the general. Our radars are picking up something big!
  4. EXT. MIDWEST CORN FIELD - NIGHT
    The good version of the aliens/robots/spiders/humans dressed in black arrive on Earth. Leader is noble, but needs young human male to fight against evil
  5. EXT. INDUSTRIAL AREA THAT'S CHEAP TO FILM IN - NIGHT
    Conventionally attractive nerd and rebellious girl have a meet cute. Her home life is difficult, so that's why she's so rebellious. Evil aliens/robots/spiders/humans dressed in black attack them, but they escape thanks to the help of the good aliens/robots/spiders/humans dressed in black
  6. INT. SUBURBAN GARAGE - NIGHT
    Good guy leader explains exactly why conventionally attractive nerd is their version of Jesus.
  7. INT. FLASHBACK/FORWARD/SIDEWAYS - CONTINUOUS
    The leader uses magic or something to show the protagonist what terrible thing happened/might happen/is happening in an alternate dimension unless the nerd and rebellious girl fall in love and deliver a MacGuffin somewhere exotic to shoot, like Dubai
  8. EXT. AMERICA'S HIGHWAY SYSTEM - DAY
    The nerd, rebellious girl, and assorted outer space friends try to get to the location, but it's a trap! Huge battle/car chase ensues. The leader of the good aliens/robots/spiders/humans wearing black sacrifices himself heroically so that the nerd can save the universe
  9. INT. SUBURBAN HOME - DAY
    Nerd no longer wants to save universe. Rebellious girl tells him they'll totally kiss if he does. He changes his mind
  10. EXT. CITY WITH GREAT TAX BREAKS BUT WE'LL SAY IS NEW YORK - DAY
    The evil aliens/robots/spiders/humans wearing black launch their assault! The army is powerless to stop them!
  11. INT. CGI MAELSTROM - CONTINUOUS
    45 minutes of good aliens/robots/spiders/humans wearing black against bad aliens/robots/spiders/humans wearing black. Spend 90 percent of budget here
  12. INT. CHINA - CONTINUOUS
    Cut away to a brave Chinese General and his hot Lieutenant, played by Fan Bing Bing. You want this movie to open BIG in China
  13. EXT. DESTROYED CITY - DAY
    The battle is over. Good guys won, but bad guys aren't dead yet so you can crank out a sequel for summer 2018. Nerd and Rebellious girl kiss while a Linkin Park/Fall Out Boy song plays. Good alien/robot/spider/human wearing black leader is alive again