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Top Rated Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    Big Red

    Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce • Sci-fi • Feature • 110 pages • View Writer Profile

    "A desperate mission to colonize Mars goes horribly wrong, leaving only two sole survivors: a pair of reality show contestants who are going through the worlds worst break-up."

  • #2

    Halcyon Falls

    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.

  • #3


    Nathan Patton • Drama • Feature • 109 pages • View Writer Profile

    Tulsa, 1921 - During one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the history of the United States, a dutiful attorney must work outside the law in order to save himself and protect the prosperous black community he calls home.

  • #4

    Mount Pleasant

    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.

  • #5

    A War On Terror

    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.

  • #6


    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.

  • #7


    James Grayford • Comedy • Feature • 107 pages • View Writer Profile

    A brilliant 7th Grader teams up with the new kid in school to find his long lost father and impress the pretty girl at school. Saving world’s a big job, especially when you gotta be in bed by 10.

  • #8

    The G.O.A.T.

    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.

  • #9


    Melanie Schiele • Drama • Feature • 95 pages • View Writer Profile

    A husband and wife, at odds with each other over their failing marriage, struggle to save their six-year-old daughter afflicted with a rare and debilitating disease, leaving her skin as fragile as a butterfly's wings.

  • #10

    Dead Man's Gulch

    Rob Rex • Western • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile

    A bandit with a penchant for risky heists is forced to confront his selfish life choices when a botched bank robbery lands him in an eerie ghost town that he just can't seem to escape.

  • #11


    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.

  • #12


    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.

  • #13

    The Divinity Cycle

    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.

  • #14


    Adam Ansell • Comedy • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile

    When a debt-ridden atheist learns the wealthy father he hated has died he thinks his money problems are solved, only to discover there's a catch: recite the Jewish prayer for the dead every day for a year without missing a single service, or the entire fortune goes to his scheming relatives.

  • #15


    Carlo CARERE, Erin Carere • Sci-fi • Television (One-hour) • 54 pages • View Writer Profile

    An FBI Agent wakes up with no memories in a post-apocalyptic New York City to find that an unknown catastrophe has annihilated all life on earth.

  • #16

    North Star

    P.J. Palmer • Drama • Short • 19 pages • View Writer Profile

    While struggling to keep his marriage intact, a rural rancher makes hard sacrifices to survive an ongoing crisis with his partner.

  • #17

    The Ortons

    June Escalante • Drama • Feature • 97 pages

    Two young brothers will stop at nothing to ensure their mother's happiness when they discover their stepfather is cheating with a local waitress.

  • #18

    Whispers from the Watchtower

    Jai Brandon • Thriller • Feature • 119 pages

    The host of a popular skeptic/debunking radio show works alongside a reluctant psychic in a last ditch attempt to find his missing daughter.

  • #19

    The Carrington Affair

    Devon Lehr • Historical • Feature • 118 pages • View Writer Profile

    Star-crossed lovers miss their chance to be together in 19th century Boston, but find each other again, decades later, when they are reincarnated as different people.

  • #20

    The Franchise

    James Grayford • Comedy • Feature • 109 pages • View Writer Profile

    On Christmas Eve, the ne’er do well owner of Detroit’s Santa Franchise teams up with a local bus driver to find lost reindeer, save the holiday and win back his family.

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