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Quick Shot

Quick Shot is about an ex-marine with the special ability to slow down time and shoot at impossible targets. His life changes when gets recruited by an underground organization bent on taking over the U.S. government.

Quick Shot, also known as Vincent Brady is a Marine veteran who just returned to his hometown of Star County. After receiving the Medal Of Honor and an honorary discharge from the war in Iraq, he looks for a new purpose in life. While he was drinking at a local bar, it gets robbed by four masked men. Vincent kills all four robbers using his special ability to temporarily slow down time and shoot at impossible targets. After that, he tries to stop another robbery and gets into a horrible car accident. While in the hospital, two detectives inform him that one of the four masked men killed in the bar was an undercover cop. Quick Shot pleads guilty and ends up getting thirty years in prison. After serving five years in prison, he gets visited by a man named Colonel Lee. Colonel Lee is the leader of a highly advanced underground organization. His organization is so highly advanced that they're able to clone a dead body of Vincent through a sample of his blood. Vincent agrees to it and they clone a dead body of himself allowing him to escape prison. Unbeknownst to Quick Shot, the underground organization's goal is to kill American soldiers and take over all of their bases. Colonel Lee gives Quick Shot a choice to join them or die. Quick Shot refuses to join them and escapes. Quick Shot reunites with a former soldier and love interest, Sandra. They both get together and ask Sandra's family friend Bobby for help. Bobby builds a battle suit for Quick Shot. Quick Shot and Sandra devise a plan to meet with the two detectives previously involved in Quick Shot's case. They attempted to give evidence to the Detectives through the DNA found in Quick Shot's cloned body. However, while at the cemetery Colonel Lee's leader, Jack got to the scene first. Jack killed the two detectives and Sandra on the scene. Quick Shot becomes enraged with revenge and has Bobby upgrade his battle suit to carry more weapons and ammo. He fights off and kills Jack. Quick Shot is almost killed by Colonel Lee when Bobby comes out to help and they both finally defeat Colonel Lee. Colonel Lee dies in prison after a few cellmates seek revenge from the dead soldiers who were killed during his attack on the U.S. military base. Afterward, Quick Shot is given a pardon from the U.S. President as a thank you for taking down the underground organization. Quick Shot invites onto the stage, the undercover cop's son that Quick Shot accidentally killed from the Bar robbery. The undercover cop's son shoots and kills Quick Shot. A funeral was held for Quick Shot and Bobby gives a eulogy in honor of him. Quick Shot's casket is lowered into the ground and Bobby pays his last respects.

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Posted:
11/15/2020
Updated:
04/25/2021
Author Bio:
Jason Peralta was born and raised in Queens, NY. Both parents were immigrants of the Dominican Republic. Cinema has always been his passion while growing up. During his late twenties, he realized his passion for writing and took a Screenwriting course in the Gotham Writers Workshop located at Times Square, NY. He read several books to sharpen his craft including Save the Cat by Blake Snyder and Invisible Ink by Brian Mcdonald. Through years of hard work and persistence, he became a Semi-Finalist winner for the WriteMovies Winter 2020 Screenwriting Contest.

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Contest Results:
WriteMovies (Semifinalist, WINTER) [2020]