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Unpublished Paper
The Movie Action Hero
  • Adrian Lam, Claremont McKenna College

The purpose of this paper is to develop a model that details how to craft a compelling action hero movie based on empirical psychological research. The paper defines a compelling action hero movie as a movie with an action hero protagonist that maximizes narrative transportation, persuasion and enjoyment.

  • Movie hero
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Adrian Lam. "The Movie Action Hero" (2015)
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