Movie Script: The Black WindLuke Spalding - main character, martial arts super star
Julia - Lukeís girlfriend
Director Howard - director of the film "The Shadow of Justice"
Wise Sensei - karate master
John Rock - Lukeís best friend and fellow actor
Yamato Korshumi - leader of the Black Wind
Ryo-Yamatoís right hand man
Reporter - reports news
Announcer - announces things
Thugs - they fight
Camera pans over martial arts memorabilia, weapons pictures and stuff like that while the opening credits appear on screen, music appropriate to the situation is playing. The camera stops on a picture of Luke holding nun chunks. Fades from the picture to close up of thug1ís face. He is giving a ninja cry. Thug1 rushes towards the camera, camera zooms out and we see thug1 is running towards Luke. Thug1 punches at Lukeís head with his left hand, Luke blocks punch with forearm and punches thug1 with his opposite hand. Thug1 goes down. Thug2 comes from side, performs a round kick at Lukeís head. Luke ducks and punches thug2 in stomach and kills him. Thug3 comes from opposite side with a sword, swings at Luke. Luke dodges and skip kicks thug3. Thug3 goes flying. Luke looks into the camera
Announcer: This Summer Luke Spalding is THE SHADOW OF JUSTICE
Fade to black
Fades back in
Luke is exciting a car with Julia. A crowd is gathered around but is being held back by roadblocks or security guards or something. A reporter runs up to Luke.
Reporter: Luke can I ask you a few questions
Luke: of course
Reporter: What can you tell us about this new movie THE SHADOW OF JUSTICE?
Luke: This movie is the story of a man who has the courage to stand up against the evil band of Japanese bandits The Black Wind.
Reporter: Is it true that the Black Wind is a real group of warriors from Japanese
Luke: Yes it is, in ancient times they robbed and pillaged the Japanese peasants.
Reporter: would you say that the movie accurately portrays the group?
Luke: I think so, they were just a bunch of thieves and cowards, and the movies portrays them like that.
Julia: Luke you better go your going to be late.
Luke: Okay let's go
Reporter: thank you for your time
Luke: Youíre welcome
Luke and Julia walk away
Luke enters his home it is dark he turns on the light. Takua grabs Luke and puts him into an arm bar. Ryo and Yamato enter the room.
Ryo: ha ha look at the great Luke Spalding withering in pain
Luke: Whatís going on who are you
Yamato: You have insulted the honor of The Black Wind so we have come here to extract our revenge.
Luke: What are you talking about
Yamato: Your films portray you as the greatest martial artist in the world, so lets see how you do in a real fight.
Takua releases Lukes arm.
Luke: If your looking for trouble, then youíve found it
Luke punches, Yamato blocks the punch and pushes Lukeís arm away, he then chops Luke in the back of the head. Luke falls to his knees, Yamato crescent kicks Luke rolls out of the way and gets back up. Luke rushes towards Yamato, who kicks Luke in the stomach and then in the face causing Luke to go flying back against the wall.
Yamato: Just as I thought the great martial arts star is nothing but a sham. Ryo go get the girl
Ryo goes into another room and comes out with Julia who is tied up
Julia: Luke save me
Ryo: quiet you slaps Juilia
Luke: NOOOOOO gets up and runs towards Julia. Takua kicks Luke in head and knocks to the ground
Yamato: Lets leave this pathetic man
They walk Luke slowly gets up and scrambles out the door. He then falls to his knees
Fade to black
Montage of police cars driving, and Luke talking to police and police takeing clues and stuff like that. Dramatic music is playing
Cut to a restaurant Luke is sitting there, his clothes are wrinkly and he looks distraught. In walks John Rock, he comes and sits down
John: You donít look to good Luke
Luke: Would you look good if you were in my situation?
John: I guess I wouldnít.
Luke: No you wouldnít
John: Do you think the police will be able to catch the kidnapers.
Luke: I donít know man they donít have any clues (starts crying) god why, why did they have to take her away
Mysterious man emerges from the shadows
Mysterious man: I can help you get her back Luke
Mysterious Man: Every 10 years the Black Wind has a karate tournament, and the prize is a beautiful women. This year that woman is Julia.
John: Those monsters
Luke: slams fist against table I must stop them
Mysterious Man: And you will. Here is a map, it will bring you to a karate master. He will teach you the ways of Ninjitsu. Gives Luke a map
Luke: thank you
Mysterious man: Now I must be off disappear
Luke: But who are you
John: Come on Luke lets go find this old man
Luke: No, I must do this myself
Some music plays, Like is shown walking around a wooded area. Eventually he comes upon a small shack with Wise Sensei meditating outside of it
Luke: finally I have found you, you must help me
Wise Sensei: Who says that I will help you
Luke: You have to help me I need to learn Ninjitsu
Wise Sensei: You are too brash and reckless you will never be able to learn.
Luke: How can you say that, you donít even know me
Wise Sensei: I have seen you in you movies you may look good to the untrained eye, but I know you are nothing but a fake
Luke: Please you must help me I need to save my girlfriend Julia she was kidnapped
Wise Sensei: I care not for your family squabbles
Luke: but she was kidnapped by THE BLACK WIND
Wise Sensei: WHAT!!!! Let me see what you got
sensei jumps up and kicks. Luke ducks. Sensei karate chops at Lukeís head but he blocks it. Luke punches at Sensei, who dodges and kicks Luke in the stomach. He then kicks Luke in the face, Luke dodges and kicks at Sensei who counters and kicks Luke in the head, knocking him to the ground
Wise Sensei: You have promise; we shall start you training tomorrow at sunrise.
The next morning
Luke: Sensei when will I be ready to fight
Wise Sensei: When you are ready, you will know you are ready. Now lets get sweaty
Montage of Luke training, at first he is failing and Sensei yells at him or something but then Luke starts doing better and better until he actual starts succeeding. Then at the end he runs up a hill and celebrates his fitness. There should be some scenes in the montage when the music gets quiet and the audience hears Sensei talking to Luke and stuff like that but I donít feel like writing those in so they will have to be improvised
Wise Sensei: Today you have completed you training, and I must say you are much better then I ever thought you would be
Luke: Thank you Sensei, I will miss you a lot
Wise Sensei: This is no time to get sentimental. Go it is time for you to save your women and prove that you are a man
Luke: I will never forget you runs off into the woods
Cut to the outside of a building, Thailand appearson screen to inform us what country this is. Luke comes running on screen, and enters the building. Inside is where the fighting arena is there is a man at a desk.
Luke: Iím here to sign up for the tournament.
Dante: Okay what is your name?
Luke: LUKE SPALDING
Dante: Okay let me write this down, alright lets see, Luke SpaBWHAT the famous actor.
Luke: Thatís right, and you can tell the other fighters point finger that I wonít be taking it easy on them walks out Luke is in a hotel room lying on the bed thinking of Julia. There is a knock at the door. Warily he gets up, walks to the door and throws it open ready for a fight, but is surprised to find John there.
John: Luke hugs him
Luke: John what are you doing here?
John: You didnít think I was going to let you fight with out me in your corner did you?
Luke: You shouldnít be here it could get dangerous.
John: Iím here for you, Luke, and Julia.
Luke: Youíre a good friend.
John: Hey your not that bad of one yourself
they embrace again scene ends
Scene opens in the fighting arena. It is full of people this time. Luke is sitting in a chair and John is massaging his shoulders. Luke is wearing a gi, John I wearing a sweat suit
John: Come on Luke stay calm you can take this guy
Luke: I can do this
John: You can do this
Luke: I CAN DO THIS
John: Are you ready?
Luke: Iím ready
John: Youíre ready
Luke: IíM READY
John: Then go get him
Luke: AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH jumps out of the chair, runs to the fighting area
Cut to another part of the room where Yamato, Ryo and Takua are standing
Yamato: Who is Luke Spalding fighting
Ryo: He is scheduled to face The Mighty Hybuasha in the first round
Yamato: Good Hybuasha will surely beat himÖbeat him to death hahahaha
Ryo and Takua join in the laughter. Cut back to Luke who is standing in the fighting area across from Hybuasha
Hybuasha: Little Hollywood man, are you ready to face off against a real fighter
Luke: I sure am, will you tell me when you see one
Hybuasha: You will die for that insult
They fight Luke wins John runs up to Luke after the fight
John: That was great
Luke: I may have won this round, but I doubt its going to get any easier Action packed music starts playing. A montage of footage of Luke beating people up is interwoven with footage of Takua brutally beating his opponents, judges marking a bracket of fighters, the crowd, and Yamato reacting to the fights
John: I donít believe it your in the finals
Luke: I might be in the finals, but now I must fight Takua, and he is the strongest fighter here. Iím not sure if I can do it
Wise Sensei walks up behind Luke
Wise Sensei: of course you can beat him
Luke: Sensei you came to see me fight Wise Sensei: Of course I did, do you think I would just ignore my star pupilís biggest fight of his life. Now go out there and win
Luke: Yes sir
Luke runs off. John looks over at Wise Sensei
John: Who the hell are you?
Cut to the fighting area Luke is standing across from Takua they are staring into each others eyes, the bell rings and they fight Luke wins.
Yamato: I will not stand for this get him Ryo.
Ryo pulls out a ninja sword and rushes at Luke.
Wise Sensei: Luke catch throws a ninja sword at Luke. A spectacular sword fight takes place. Luke wins.
Luke: I have won now give me back Julia
Yamato: You still have to beat me Luke.
Walks up to Luke and they both go into a ninja stance and stare at each other. Close up on Lukeís face, then close up on Yamatoís face. Camera pulls back so that we can see them both. Yamato strikes Luke, Luke blocks it and punches Yamatoís stomach Yamato grabs Lukeís fist and raises it over his head and kicks Luke a few times. Luke then kicks Yamato, then he grabs Yamatoís arm, turns around and flips Yamato over his shoulder. Yamato land on his back, gets up and the two of them circle each other. Luke sidekicks, Yamato grabs his leg and twists it so Luke turns over in the air and lands on the ground. Yamato jumps in the air and attempts to knife hand Luke, Luke rolls out of the way and jumps up. Yamato is still on his knees, Luke kicks him in the face Yamato rolls back with the kick and get up. Yamato skip kicks towards Luke. Luke leans back and dodges, then punches Yamato in the stomach, then chops him his neck. Yamato goes to the ground and doesnít get up. Luke raises his hands in triumph and turns away from Yamato.
Camera focuses on Wise Sensei who point at the camera
Wise Sensei: Look out
Luke looks behind himself. Ryo and a bunch of generic martial artists are behind him.
Ryo: He has killed our leader for this he must be destroyed
Wise Sensei: Do not worry, I will stand beside you
John: So will I
Large fight scene takes place, kind of like the ones in the old Batman show when they just put the camera in a position that it covered the entire room and all the people run around fighting. Luke and his group knock everybody out and some run away.
Close up on Luke
Luke: Now to get Julia
Cut to a room Julia is tied to a chair in the middle of the room. Luke breaks down the door and comes in
Luke: Julia I have come to save you
Julia: Luke I knew you would come
Fade to black
Luke, Julia, and John are sitting on a patio drinking from cups with little umbrellas in them.
Julia: I canít believe this is all finally over, but what if they come back for me
Luke: There is no need for worry, if they come back I will just have to give them little taste of this flexes arm, everybody laughs. Wise Sensei comes into the scene
Wise Sensei: What the hell are you doing John it is time for your training.
Luke: John you are training under Wise Sensei
John: Yes he is and he is slacking I am going to have to work him twice as hard now
John gets out of the chair and runs towards the camera, Wise Sensei kicks him in the but and everybody but John laughs, the screen freezes like they do at the end of MacGyver. Ending credits roll