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Poll: Storytelling Arc for Your Favorite Movie

A team of UK scientists analyzed 6147 movies to prove that every movie can be lumped into one of six categories.

In which storytelling category would you place your favorite movie?

Discuss here after voting

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    There Will Be Blood (2007)

    Rags to Riches: A rise
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    Downfall (2004)

    Riches to Rags: A fall
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    The Godfather (1972)

    Man in Hole: A fall followed by a rise. also: the Dark Knight Rises, Gladiator, The Shawshank Redemption
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    Requiem for a Dream (2000)

    Icarus: A rise followed by a fall
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    Cinderella (1950)

    Cinderella: A rise followed by a fall followed by a rise.
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    All About My Mother (1999)

    Oedipus: A fall followed by a rise followed by a fall.
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    None of the Above (2015)

    None of the above.

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