Mindy & Martin’s Melee by Harker Jones | Script Revolution

Mindy & Martin’s Melee

A bridesmaid and a best man derail a wedding when their simmering resentments and passions boil over, igniting a powder keg of accusations, revelations, and declarations.



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Mindy doesn’t just not want to be a bridesmaid. She’s furious that her friend Lynette is marrying her former boyfriend, Alexander. THE LOVE OF HER LIFE. Mindy’s life has gone off the rails — if she ever even saw the rails — and she doesn’t want to just stand by while Lynette steals her one chance at happiness. So while she and three other bridesmaids prep in the backroom of a church for Lynette’s wedding — every moment seeming like a dig at her failures in life — Mindy works up the courage to tell Lynette exactly what she thinks. And when she does, she doesn’t get quite the response she was looking for.

Meanwhile, down the hall Alexander is getting ready with his groomsmen, including best man Martin who is obsessed with Mindy and is infuriated that Alexander has broken her heart. While he and the other groomsmen celebrate Alexander, Martin attempts to temper his rage. But in the end, in a valorous attempt at avenging Mindy’s honor, he unleashes his feelings, igniting a powder keg.

Both groups collide in the chapel just as Lynette is supposed to walk down the aisle, leading to a melee of bridesmaids and groomsmen where secrets come out and resentments are aired.

And hookups happen.

But, hey, it’s not a wedding without a little drama, right?

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Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards: Quarter-Finalist

Submitted: October 26, 2021
Last Updated: October 26, 2021

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The Writer: Harker Jones

I’ve worked in publishing as a writer, editor, and critic for 15 years. I was managing editor of “Out” magazine for seven years where I also copyedited two novels. I have written two novels and six screenplays. I hold a degree in written communication and literature from Eastern Michigan University, am currently a member of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, and am a card-carrying member of Mensa. Go to bio

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