We Bought a Zoo

Inciting Event: Benjamin decides to move his family.

First Plot Point: Benjamin and his family move to the zoo.

First Pinch Point: The zoo inspector makes a surprise visit and demands expensive changes.

Midpoint: Benjamin discovers his late wife left him $80,000.

Second Pinch Point: The elderly tiger has to be put down.

Third Plot Point: The inspector shows up for the final inspection.

Climax: A terrible storm hits before the zoo’s opening.

Climactic Moment: A huge crowd shows up for the opening.

Resolution: Benjamin shows his children where he met their mother.

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