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Top Rated Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    Mount Pleasant

    Drama • Television (One-hour) • 61 pages • View Writer Profile

    In 1880s Oklahoma, Native children are mandated to attend the Mount Pleasant Indian School by the US Government; but when Lola's brother does not return, she risks her life by leaving the reservation to find out what happened to him.

  • #2

    The Lean

    Pearse Lehane • Thriller • Feature • 109 pages

    A disgraced lawyer must prevent an innocent man from being convicted of the murder of a police officer in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

  • #3

    Cult of Portman, Natalie

    Richard Dane Scott • Adventure • Feature • 108 pages • View Writer Profile

    A young boy and his friends venture through Beverly Hills to find a replacement fiancee for his father because the current one has something evil planned up her sleeve. Experience a modern day Goonies-esque adventure complete with an epic grocery cart battle, a trip in a porta-potty-time-machine, and the ultimate discovery that sometimes happiness is just around the corner.

  • #4

    A Just Cause

    Andrea Fiest • Thriller • Feature • 116 pages

    When a Mideast peace negotiator is killed in a New York city subway bombing, his wife, an ACLU attorney, is chosen to represent the terrorist who has been arrested for the crime.

  • #5

    Honey Boy

    Shia Labeouf, Otis Lort • Drama • Feature • 109 pages

    A child actor and his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father attempt to mend their contentious relationship over the course of a decade.

  • #6

    Minyan

    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.

  • #7

    Shrimp

    Nicole Jones • Fantasy • Feature • 114 pages • View Writer Profile

    Shrimp's a 62-year-old introverted woman who has developed supernatural abilities as a result of being born in The Great Salt Lake to a young polygamist girl. Through the process of losing a loving relationship, she discovers a new life and the confidence to share her unique powers with the rest of the world.

  • #8

    The Divinity Cycle

    Nelson Downend • Drama • 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.

  • #9

    Once When You Were Mine

    Richard Dane Scott • Drama • Feature • 100 pages • View Writer Profile

    A simple young man infiltrates a mental hospital to help the girl of his dreams recover from a traumatic incident. Along the way, he must also protect her life from vengeful family enemies and ultimately ends up changing the lives of the other eclectic group of patients.

  • #10

    Sedger Mor

    Catherine Wright • Historical Film • Feature • 120 pages

    A Scottish Highlander perceived to be a thieving scoundrel must become an honorable leader of men after he joins the army that destroyed his homeland with the promise that when he returns from war, lands confiscated by the British Crown will be returned to the Highland clans. Based on a true story from the Seven Years' War.

  • #11

    Cooper's Promise

    Timothy Jay Smith • Drama • Feature • 107 pages

    A gay deserter from the war in Iraq vows to save a young girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.

  • #12

    Fuck You, John

    Zac Kish • Comedy • Feature • 104 pages

    It's a disaster movie's sequel... if they had chickened out in the first one. When John refuses to sacrifice his life to stop an asteroid from hitting the planet, he becomes the most hated man in the world. That is, until the world needs him to save it... again.

  • #13

    Baggage

    Ryan Elkins • Drama • Feature • 112 pages

    A dysfunctional family embarks on a road trip to their matriarch’s Holocaust hero ceremony, but their decades-old secrets threaten to derail the European vacation. It’s LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE meets NEBRASKA.

  • #14

    DAUGHTERS LOST TO THE DESERT

    A.M. Sanchez • Drama • Feature • 115 pages

    A temperamental mother seeks justice for her daughter’s murder amidst systemic corruption and accusations of being a murderous vigilante herself.

  • #15

    Moonflower

    BETH CURRY • Drama • Feature • 118 pages

    In 1928 Mississippi, a white woman and black woman have an affair while battling the racial tensions of a small town.

  • #16

    End of Life "Pilot"

    Drama • Television (One-hour) • 53 pages • View Writer Profile

    Frank, a Marine and Iraq War vet, runs an elaborate and decidedly illegal operation: helping stage murders for the suicidal. Their life insurance doesn't get voided, his team gets a cut, everyone goes home happy. What could possibly go wrong?

  • #17

    DARRYN THE BOLD AND THE SWORD OF BOLDNESS

    Justin Best • Fantasy • Feature • 107 pages

    When a past-his-prime knight is asked by a young girl to find a fabled sword and rescue her father, his quest leads him to his arch-enemy, who killed him last time they met.

  • #18

    FRIGID

    Andrew Mescher • Horror • Feature • 102 pages

    A group of friends fight for survival when the cabin they are staying in is engulfed by an avalanche... that may have been set off intentionally.

  • #19

    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.

  • #20

    The Queen Of Caspary

    Laura Solow • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 64 pages • View Writer Profile

    When a beautiful island comes up against dark forces and dangerous times, a determined femme fatale puts everything – and everyone – on the line in order to save her beloved home as she sets out on a journey towards justice (for those she has lost), redemption (for the mistakes she has made), and revenge (on the husband she blames for it all).

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