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  • adjective drama Having too much plot

Etymologies

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over- +‎ plotted

Examples

  • "To be perfectly honest, The Prestige is wildly overplotted and it contains a final gimmick that you're going to kick yourself for not recognizing sooner," writes Richard Schickel in Time.

    GreenCine Daily: The Prestige.

  • Which brings me to the final complication in that overplotted year.

    Middlesex

  • Though this tale of reincarnation and a love that crossed generations starred the peerless Barbara Harris, as a psychically gifted young woman with a past life just waiting to leap out of her, it was generally agreed that the 1965 production was overdressed, overplotted and more or less out of its mind.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Dense, ridiculously overplotted and painfully overlong, this gruesome thriller set in a fogbound insane asylum is incomprehensible and fatally flawed, but having said all of that, I will also say this: It never seems anything less than the work of a skillful film buff.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • Dense, ridiculously overplotted and painfully overlong, this gruesome thriller set in a fogbound insane asylum is incomprehensible and fatally flawed, but having said all of that, I will also say this: It never seems anything less than the work of a skillful film buff.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • While I won't deny that it works within its own confines as drama, the film's final act is a little on the overplotted side.

    News

  • It's easily the worst of the many overplotted, would-be fantasy franchises launched.

    MovieWeb: News

  • Dense, ridiculously overplotted and painfully overlong, this gruesome thriller set in a fogbound insane asylum is incomprehensible and fatally flawed, but having said all of that, I will also say this: It never seems anything less than the work of a skillful film buff.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • Dense, ridiculously overplotted and painfully overlong, this gruesome thriller set in a fogbound insane asylum is incomprehensible and fatally flawed, but having said all of that, I will also say this: It never seems anything less than the work of a skillful film buff.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • Dense, ridiculously overplotted and painfully overlong, this gruesome thriller set in a fogbound insane asylum is incomprehensible and fatally flawed, but having said all of that, I will also say this: It never seems anything less than the work of a skillful film buff.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

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