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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


    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?

  • #3


    Taj Musco • Drama • Feature • 106 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.

  • #4

    Big Red

    Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce • Comedy • Feature • 111 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."

  • #5

    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, a pregnant Palestinian woman, who has been arrested for the crime.

  • #6


    Katterina Powers • Western • Feature • 114 pages • View Writer Profile

    A penniless heiress, in search of her family, is stranded alone on the western frontier, but after crossing paths with The Wild Bunch, she is torn between her pursuit of truth and embracing her inner outlaw, as she becomes the legendary fugitive, Etta Place.

  • #7

    The Last Statesman

    DAVID LAMBERTSON • Comedy • Feature • 117 pages • View Writer Profile

    An old and cranky local politician goes publicly bananas in an effort to draw attention to an important social issue. This inadvertently puts the career of his son, the Governor of California, at risk.

  • #8

    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.

  • #9


    Nadia Desyatnikova • Adventure • Feature • 107 pages

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

  • #10

    The Lean

    Pearse Lehane • Drama • Feature

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

  • #11

    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.

  • #12

    Rescue Dog

    Rich Orstad • Family • Feature • 103 pages

    A two-strike teen doing community service bonds with a shelter dog giving them both one last chance at redemption, until a poor decision with her delinquent boyfriend risks both of their lives.

  • #13


    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.

  • #14


    Nicole Jones • Fantasy • Feature • 110 pages • View Writer Profile

    SHORE SCRIPTS WINNER 2018-ACADEMY NICHOLL QUARTERFINALIST 2018 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.

  • #15

    Guns and Grace

    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.

  • #16

    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.

  • #17


    Gareth Smith • Drama • Feature • 109 pages • View Writer Profile

    Just 18 and aged out of foster care, Ella Hayes' search for the details behind her birth—and mother’s death—is derailed when news and social media turn her into an overnight sensation, with viral videos exposing her miraculous healing powers to the world.

  • #18


    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.

  • #19


    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.

  • #20

    The Innocent and the Vicious

    Dominique Genest • Drama • Feature • 118 pages • View Writer Profile

    When a young woman's family is brutally murdered by Nazi officers, she and two friends embark on a dangerous mission to exact personal revenge.

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