X-Men: First Class

Inciting Event: Moira the CIA agent learns of Sebastian’s plan to start World War III.

First Plot Point: Charles and Erik meet.

First Pinch Point: Erik and Charles learn of Sebastian’s plan to instigate the Cuban missile crisis.

Midpoint: Sebastian attacks Charles’s mutant recruits.

Second Pinch Point: Sebastian forces the Russians to put missile launchers on Cuba.

Third Plot Point: Charles and Erik’s team heads for Cuba after the President’s announcement of the crisis.

Climax: The American and Russian ships both turn on the mutants.

Climactic Moment: Erik and Mystique leave to start their own group.

Resolution: Charles starts his school.

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