Example act breakdowns
Examples of well known stories broken down into the screenplay three-act structure.
How the screenplay of Star Wars divides the story into the three-act structure.
Showing Shakepeare's Hamlet broken into acts to see the underlying structure.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in acts
The first of the Harry Potter films broken into acts to show the structure.
The classic science-fiction thriller The Terminator broken into acts to show the structure.