Top Rated Screenplays This Month
(Showing Top 20)
Deirdre L. Brenner, Jillian Reilly • Drama • Feature
Haunted by her daughter's death, a hairdresser flees her sheltered life in Texas to rescue HIV-positive orphans in dangerous post-Communist Romania where hostile adversaries threaten not only the children's survival, but her own. Based on a true story.
John Dummer • Sci-fi • Feature • 107 pages
As they await a supernova explosion that will end all life on earth, an astrobiologist and two uninvited guests at his island cabin must fend off an invasive plant from another world – but is the plant a predator or an interstellar lifeline?
Jeff Bower • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 58 pages • View Writer Profile
A traumatized town struggles to return to normalcy after a brutal school shooting, while desperately hiding their secrets from the media...and each other. Think AMERICAN CRIME meets THE KILLING.
Cat Dale • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages • View Writer Profile
1889, Oklahoma Territory. Native American children are forced from their families for "reeducatation" at Mount Pleasant Indian School by the US Government, but when Lola's brother does not return from the school, she risks her life by leaving the reservation to find out what happened to him.
Peter Haig • Drama • Short • 27 pages • View Writer Profile
When a group of soldiers is hit by an IED they are left to figure out if they are alive, dead, or worse.
Odin Ozdil • Adventure • Feature • 91 pages • View Writer Profile
A Southern belle and a tough Blackfoot woman team up to survive being hunted down by bank robbers in a chase across the Montana wilderness loaded with guns and gold. An action-adventure that proves sisterhood is not just by birth.
Justin Best • Fantasy • Feature • 111 pages • View Writer Profile
When a past-his-prime knight is asked by his estranged daughter to find a fabled sword, his quest leads him to his two worst enemies: the evil woman who nearly killed him and his own ego.
Nicole Jones • Fantasy • Feature • 102 pages • View Writer Profile
An introverted 62-year-old woman with supernatural abilities born to a young polygamist girl in The Great Salt Lake discovers the confidence to share her unique powers with the rest of the world as her loving husband begins to lose his battle with illness.
Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn • Thriller • Feature • View Writer Profile
A young Las Vegas police officer takes his fiancée on a ridealong to show her that his job isn’t as dangerous as it seems. But when the night takes a violent turn, she’s on her own against a corrupt detective and a citywide manhunt.
Sid Patwa • Comedy • Feature • 102 pages • View Writer Profile
A gifted Indian teen rapper in the 90's, dealing with disappointing his family, has one night to finally face his nemesis in an epic rap battle in order to "up" his social status, impress his crush and become the Greatest Of All Time.
Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 110 pages • View Writer Profile
An African-American slave joins Mexico's struggle for independence after befriending, and then witnessing the execution of, the author of the first law against slavery on the North American continent. (Based in part on true events)
Laurie Whitaker • Drama • Feature • 120 pages • View Writer Profile
After a horrific car accident kills her father and shatters her leg, Amy, 15, an Olympic bound gymnast, is sent to live on an Indian Reservation with an equally wounded stranger, her Native American grandfather, who, as it turns out, is a healer...
Melanie Schiele • Drama • Feature • 95 pages • View Writer Profile
A furniture craftsman struggles to save his failing marriage and six-year-old daughter afflicted with a rare and debilitating disease, leaving her skin as fragile as a butterfly's wings.
Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 111 pages • View Writer Profile
Ulysses Grant's experience of love and death as a young officer in the Mexican-American War influences an important decision he makes as the commanding general of the Union Army during the Civil War.
Heather Faris • Adventure • Feature • 104 pages • View Writer Profile
A female war photographer enlists the help of an escaped child prostitute to track down her mother's killer in Cambodia.
Gary King • Comedy • Feature • 125 pages • View Writer Profile
(2018 Nicholl Semifinalist) After a drunken one night stand, two strangers wake up to discover an alien invasion outside the window, forcing them to navigate their budding relationship while fighting to survive.
Michael Noonan • Comedy • Feature • 102 pages • View Writer Profile
When all their friends start young families and their dinner-party lifestyle is ruined, a wealthy couple hires an assassin to kill all the children and restore the adults-only decadence that completes them.
Nelson Downend • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages
The lives of a disillusioned priest struggling with addiction, a recently widowed homicide detective and an ambitious young journalist converge as an enigmatic performance artist leads them into the mystery surrounding an active serial killer.
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