"Soldiers of Fourtune"script, written by Sam Hurst

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Sam Hurst's script of our first film, "Soldiers of Fourtune". Many typos, I know. Judge by the video, not the script. Enjoy!

Submitted: July 03, 2011

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Submitted: July 03, 2011

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MERCS.
 
*Someone is most likely going to give me shit for misspelled
words and such. (Sam Hurst).
 
 
Into: the downed pilot is running looking behind him
consantly like someone is following him. eventually he trips
and falls
fps shot: pilot looks up and his hit in the face with the
butt of the gun.
 
while the pilot is running the following dialogue is read as
a VO.
Shot: while the dialouge is being read the shot changes to a
mercenary team being transported in two trucks. alternate
shots of inside 2nd truck and outside shots of the vehicles.
\"Last night an American
Reconnaissance Pilot LT. Wayne was
shot down while filming possible
Taliban hot spot locations in
Afghanistan. He is being held in a
bombed out village just north of
the hindu kush mountain range, the
CIA is paying buck bucks for the
pilot alive so bring him back. The
Americans have Airsupport on
standby their callsign is voodoo 1.
Good Luck Bravo Team\"
shot: low shot at ground level. the two trucks come into a
veiw and slide to a stop. continuing the shot the camera
moves to the left and you see the shins down of the mercs as
the jump out from the back of the truck. the camera moves up
and you see the captains face as he moves to the passenger
window of the lead truck
Shot: Over the shoulder. as the captain talks to the driver
of the truck.
 
MACK
\"this is as far as i can take you,
the compund is about a click north.
Ill be on stand by for pick-up\"
 
CAPTAIN
\"Thanks Mack, catch you on the
flip-side.\"
shot: front view of truck. follows the team as they walk
towards the camera.
 
Team forms up on captain. In the back ground the trucks spin
around and leave, leaving a dust trail. *make sure shot is
balanced as the team is centralized.
 
CAPTAIN
\"Alright lets get this job done,
Pick take lead. Move out!\"
Shot: alternate shots of team moving through desert. should
just be long enough for smooth transition to compoud.
shot: ECU of binoculars, zoom out to see shoulders up of
captain, once again the team is centralized in shot.
 
team is in the crouched or prone position which ever the
environment is best for.
 
CAPTAIN
\"There it is, Ive got eyes on 5
armed guards, it looks like no
there are no civilians, the pilot
must be in that trailer/house.\"
shot special: outline of binocular lenses move with the
dialogue to the specific points.
 
captain puts binoculars down and turns to pick.
 
CAPTAIN
\"Pick go find some high ground to
give us sniper cover from.\"
 
PICK
\"Affirmative\"
 
Leaves frame as shot continues
 
CAPTAIN
\"George provide us cover fire with
that stinger\"
Shot:camera shows captains finger pointing at stinger
missile
Shot: back to central veiw
 
GEORGE
\"Copy\"
 
CAPTAIN
\"Shorty your with me, We're going
to get that pilot back, oh and try
and refraine yourself from making a
lot of noise until we have the
package.\"
 
SHORTY
\"Roger that, lets go make some
money.\"
 
Captain and Shorty get up and crouch sprint passed the
camera, while george stays in the background picking up the
stinger.
*vARIABLE SHOT: 1) Captain and shorty run to the left or
right of camera. 2) captain and shorty split up and one goes
to the right and the other goes to the left of frame.
shot: behind pick as he moves silently around guards until
he reaches a high point (the \"high point\" is TBD on set
because of possible location changes.)
shot: wide shot of pick climbing up the high ground. *if
possible do a movement shot with a crane.
 
PICK
\"Pick is in position, ready to
provide sniper support on your
mark\"
shot: follows captain as he drops to one knee crouch
position to respond to the radio, shorty is in the
background and also drops to one knee when the captain does.
 
CAPTAIN
\"Roger that, prepare to take out
the door sentry on my mark\"
shot: shot changes to high shot of pick in sniping postion
 
PICK
\"Affirmative, waiting for your
mark.\"
shot special: sniper scope zooms in and fixes on door guard.
Shot: to the side of door guard, captain and shorty crouch
sprint into frame
Shot: over shoulder of captain/shorty
 
CAPTAIN
\"pick now!\"
 
Door sentry is shot and drops as captain is approx. 5-10
feet away. captain approaches door.
shot special: sniper scope shot of captain and shorty going
for a door breach.
 
Captain kicks in door with short behind him.
shot: over shoulder behind sohrty as they enter building and
shoot the terrorists in room *get creative with shots and
use the space in the building.
 
The pilot is bound in a chair and blindfolded, there is a
camera that was obviously going to be use for a randsom
video.
shot: behind the pilot in his chair. captain and pick hurry
and cut his bands and pull his blind fold off.
 
CAPTAIN
\"LT. Wayne, Im Captain Martin.
We're here to bring you home.\"
 
LT. WAYNE
\"Your mercs?
 
SHORTY
\"Thats right, we're Bravo Team from
Project Order.\"
 
LT. WAYNE
\"I thought you guys were dead after
that assassination atempt of the
president of uganda.\"
 
SHORTY
\"Sorry to dissapoint.\"
shot:george at his post, raises his head above cover and
raises his weapon to look down the sights.
shot: down the sights of the stinger scope one-two armed
vehicles and 7-10 armed soldiers coming up the road.
shot: cu front of george lowering his weapon brings out his
walkie-talkie
 
GEORGE
\"Cap this is George\"
shot: cu of the captain inside the hostage building raises
the walkie-talkie to respond.
 
CAPTAIN
\"Go ahead George\"
shot: shot from georges cover to the enemy advancing.
 
GEORGE
\"we got a whole lot of fight coming
this way...\"
shot: back to the cu of captain in the house
 
GEORGE
\"...looks like the guards are
coming back, as well as 2
technicals and about a platoon of
men.\"
 
CAPTAIN
\"roger that, how far are they
aaway?\"
 
GEORGE
\"right at our doorstep, looks like
we're going to fight our way out.
 
PICK
\"good I enjoy a challenge\"
shot: ecu of soldiers feet as they jump out of the trucks
shot: over shoulder of enemy walking towards the house
 
The soldier spot the dead door sentry, turns around and
shouts something in arabic, as soon as we gets a sentence
out the door opens and captain comes out with his pistol. He
puts the gun into the left kidney area of the enemy and
pulls of two rounds. The enemy falls down out of frame and
the captain picks up his main weapon. Shorty and Lt. Wayne
run behind the Captain for Cover as he suppreses fire.
Shot: cu of captain running
 
The captain, Shorty, and Lt. Wayne take cover behind an old
car. The captain gets out his walkie talkie.
 
CAPTAIN
\"Bravo Team Weapons loose!\"
shot: high shot of pick sniping
Shot: Low wide shot of enemy soldiers getting sniped quickly
Shot:  side wide shot of George firing a rocket into a group
of soilders
Shot: far front shot of missile trail and impact on wall two
soilders go flying (not really but you get the idea)
 
Captian, Shorty, and LT. Wayne are still hiding behind the
car, and are pinned down by enemy fire.
Shot: side semi-close shot of shorty returning fire with his
assault rifle. he turns his head only around to Lt. wayne
 
SHORTY
\"get that AK and Surpress Fire LT.,
we're not getting out of here by
seducing these people.\"
shot: ECU of the captains head, shot follows him up as he
peeks over the car.shot richotes near his head.he quickly
pulls his head down out of frame.
shot: semi-wide. encompasess Lt.wayne, Shorty, and the
captain.
 
Captain puts his back to the car as Shorty stands up to give
covering fire.
Shot: CU of Captains face as he brings up the walkie talking
to speak into it.
 
CAPTAIN
\"Voodoo 1 this is Arkangel! we need
Immediate Airsupport in sector
Alpha next to the buildings, danger
close.!
 
A-10 PILOT
\"Roger that Arkangel, airsupport is
inboud. ETA 30 seconds\"
 
CAPTAIN
\"Bravo Team, be advised We have a
beam rider inbound. Danger close.
Fall back to George's position at
Rally point Charlie.\"
 
Captain turns to Shorty and Lt. Wayne.
shot: to the side Captains face showing shorty and LT. Wayne
 
Lt. Wayne stands up and fires his AK in response to the
incoming enemies.
 
CAPTAIN
\"get ready to make a break for that
cover over there where george is.\"
 
RADIO/A-10 PILOT
\"10 seconds\"
Shot: cu captain
 
CAPTAIN
\"GO!\"
shot: side shot slightly wide behind the team as they run
for cover. Camera keeps pace. Steady Cam or dolly are going
to have to be used.
Shot: Front Shot of Captain, Shorty, and LT. Wayne running
for cover. A-10s fly over head and drop ordanace explodes.
Shot: Front wide c shot of george shooting form his
positions as Lt. Wayne, Shorty, and Captain get behind
cover. Pick jumps in approx. 2-3 seconds later
Shot: George next to Captain
 
GEORGE
\"The truck is standung by at the
pick up point\"
 
CAPTAIN
\"Right, lets get out of here, All
of us.\"
SHot: Shorty next to Lt. Wayne
Shot: Shots of team making their way back to the truck
Shot: shots of team in truck leaving for ending music.
 
CREDIT ROLL
 


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