Eddie Jones told his players to write their Hollywood movie, but they invented a classic story of heartbreak.
England was only a few inches from a famous victory at Twickenham.
Sam Underhill thought he scored the winning goal after 76 minutes, but the referee Jerome Garces interrupted the joyful celebrations to exclude the winning score.
Sam Underhill touched the ground and seemed to have won the game for England, but was refused by referee Jerome Garces
Courtney Lawes was judged offside in the accumulation for the Underhill test in the second half as the umpire referred to the TMO
Beauden Barrett of New Zealand scores a goal before the second to move the All Blacks to two points from England
In the end, the result went to the screenplay. Make 84 wins in 94 tests for the All Blacks under Steve Hansen, whose side remains at the top of the tree.
Kiwis are still number 1, even if they are dragged for an hour, and Jones players will latch on hope in defeat.
"Surrender for the execution!", He asked Kiwi fans to collect tickets outside the Twickenham station before kick-off.
The British Chris Ashton scores the first attempt of the international autumn game against New Zealand on Saturday afternoon
Ashton, who made his first four-year start for England, went beyond the first few minutes after Ben Youngs passed
The British Mark Wilson (left), the English George Kruis (second left) celebrates while Ashton scores an attempt against New Zealand
Ashton celebrates England's first attempt in the first five minutes with his team-mates at Twickenham
The belief and expectation of the British public has faded in recent months, but the players felt different.
Weather conditions were similar to the famous Wellington night of last year, when Lions were beating the All Blacks. The torrential rain has fallen on the haka … destiny?
The sound of Swing Low stifled the Kiwi war dance and, once it was over, the English players lined up and made their opponents wait for the kick-off.
They did things on their terms and stayed like that for an hour.
Owen Farrell (second left wing) of England is successful with his drop-goal attempt during the first half of the test game
The English players celebrate after Dylan Hartley scored their second attempt at the international autumn clash against the All Blacks
Hartley (hidden) went further in the first half of the match to extend England's lead over New Zealand in the international autumn
England's Farrell successfully kicked a conversion to put England 15-0 lead in the first half of Saturday's afternoon clash
Owen Farrell kicked off and beat the ball on Brodie Retallick. Jonny May chased and the Kiwis beat the ball in the very first comedy.
"Stuck in their faces," said the fist of English who have been there and have done it.
England has discredited, with Ben Te & o, Kyle Sinckler, Maro Itoje and Sam Underhill busy sucking black defenders.
Chris Ashton sniffed the space on the right wing and, with a minute and 54 seconds, took the long passage of Ben Young to slide towards the opening attempt.
Twickenham was stunned.
Damian McKenzie of New Zealand scores the first attempt of the game towards the end of the first half to reduce the deficit
McKenzie celebrates the All Blacks first attempt in the first 40 minutes with his team-mates at Twickenham on Saturday
"Go to Shieldsy," Kiwi defenders shouted as they tried to shake Kiwi defender in England, Brad Shields.
England, however, was not unnerved.
The rain continued to fall and England played the conditions. You either put the ball on the bridge and the England players punched Damian McKenzie with hard kicks.
Farrell lost his first conversion but, after 10 minutes, he took his team eight points clear with a drop goal.
The All Blacks perform haka before the Eddie Jones England clash in Twickenham on Saturday afternoon
Sam Whitelock knocked at a lineout under the pressure of Shields and England turned their territory into points.
All of a sudden, the All Blacks looked like mortals.
Ardie Savea was stripped in the tackle, Beauden Barrett was caught offside and Aaron Smith kicked the ball directly into touch.
Underhill faced as a possessed man, with blood running down his right cheek, and the scoreboard ticked in favor of England.
Maro Itoje requested a throw-in. The maul remained oblique, but gathered momentum. England's shores are stacked and Dylan Hartley has landed to reach a score of 15-0.
Elliot Daly of England is faced by Karl Tu inukuafe in New Zealand during the tight test match at Twickenham on Saturday
Twickenham had not seen so much intensity from the 2015 World Cup. England had never seen anything like it under Eddie Jones.
Sonny Bill Williams left the field due to injury, which seemed like another good omen, but his substitute Ryan Crotty had an immediate impact.
Determined to score before the interval, New Zealand launched a 23-stage attack and won a penalty in front of the piles.
Their decision to defeat rather than win three points gave the breath of arrogance, but Crotty made a hard line before McKenzie cut a line from Barrett's shoulder to score Kiwi's first attempt.
The New Zealander McKenzie in action with the British Underhill during the autumn international meeting in Twickenham
Barrett kicked another penalty before the break and suddenly, under a gray sky, the complexion changed.
Jamie George replaced Hartley at the interval but the Kiwis flew out. Like a fly in a bottle, McKenzie broke the line at the start but Savea knocked with the test line in sight.
Rieko Ioane failed to pick up a pass on his wing but, following Farrell's previous lead, Barrett kicked off his first drop goal in 72 tests.
The extreme English killer of the first half abandoned them. With a brave move, Farrell rejects a shot on goal for a throw-in, but Sinckler knocks.
Suddenly, England lost five lines and momentum swung around the hour.
New Zealand's Brodie Retallick wins the lineout during the tight test match the All Blacks won Saturday 16-15
Even the most basic statisticians have understood that New Zealand has a talent for winning games in the last quarter.
Entering this game, they got a total score of 141-42 in the last quarter of games of 2018. And here, at 60, Barrett kicked his team in the lead for the first time in the game .
Jones threw his 'finalists', but George's penalty kick was expensive on his side. England launched their lines constantly, until the end of the Underhill round.
The flanker turned Barrett backwards, before diving into the corner, but Garces felt that Courtney Lawes was offside when he charged the ball down.
England attacked again, but Henry Slade knocked on final play. And with that, the editor's cut came.
The British Brad Shields clashes with the New Zealand players during the Twickenham race in the rain on Saturday afternoon