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Top Rated Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    Black Sea Rose

    Deirdre 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.

  • #2


    Taj Musco • Drama • Feature • 105 pages • View Writer Profile

    A lonely bus driver is torn between truth and deception when she discovers a lost love doll on her bus, then secretly befriends the doll’s owner under false pretenses.

  • #3

    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.

  • #4

    Dead Ending

    Michael Noonan • Thriller • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile

    A political candidate sees the movie version of his life and realizes he's going to be assassinated.

  • #5


    Nadia Desyatnikova • Adventure • Feature • 107 pages • View Writer Profile

    A depressed daughter of a politician poses as a hostage to boost her father's campaign, but soon discovers her abduction is real.

  • #6

    Hopeful Soul

    Robert Axelrod • Drama • Feature • 114 pages

    A black widowed gospel singer helps a troubled white orphaned teenager find refuge in the black community and the culture of gospel music, as the racial tensions of 1967 Detroit escalate into the historic Detroit race riots.

  • #7


    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


    Stacie Shellner • Drama • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile

    A playboy with a fetish for being spanked navigates the aftermath of his mother's death with the help of a mousy mortician with ulterior motives.

  • #9


    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.

  • #10


    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.

  • #11


    Michael Begg • Drama • Feature • 100 pages

    An infamous New Orleans real estate developer journeys through the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in an attempt to find the father figure from his past who went missing during the storm.

  • #12

    North Star

    P.J. Palmer • Drama • Short • 16 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.

  • #13

    Waiting Games

    Jeffrey Field • Drama • Feature • 93 pages

    A charismatic liar who spins elaborate tales to strangers in hospital waiting rooms concocts a scheme to help a grieving young mother deal with the loss of her twin girls.

  • #14


    Kat Sieniuc • Comedy • Television (Half-hour) • 35 pages

    Just when a successful female lawyer wins a controversial sexual assault case and poises herself to become the next attorney general of New York, she faces a showdown with the only legal mind who could tear her down and ruin her aspirations: a legendary attorney who also happens to be her estranged mother.

  • #15


    Cari Daly • Drama • Feature • 129 pages • View Writer Profile

    In the brutal Massachusetts winter of 1912, a naïve Polish widow and mother leads 17,000 workers against the invincible system that has slashed their pay. Based on the true story that changed our Nation.

  • #16

    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.

  • #17

    The G.O.A.T.

    Sid Grey • 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.

  • #18


    CARLO and ERIN CARERE • Adventure • 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.

  • #19

    The Crossing

    Paul Sheridan • Action • Feature • 111 pages • View Writer Profile

    In the year 2055, following the Second American Civil War, a veteran races against time to get a mother and her terminally ill daughter across the lawless divide separating north and south in order to save the young girl’s life.

  • #20

    Sedger Mor

    Catherine Wright • Historical • Feature • 119 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.

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