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Top Rated Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    A BETTER PLACE

    Katterina Powers • Western • Feature • 120 pages

    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.

  • #2

    Alternate Ending

    Michael Noonan • Thriller • Feature • 119 pages

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

  • #3

    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.

  • #4

    Midway Kid

    Kyle Art • Drama • Feature • 102 pages

    A dishonest teen runs away to join his mother’s traveling carnival, where he uncovers the reason she abandoned him years earlier.

  • #5

    Honey Boy

    Shia Labeouf, Otis Lort • Drama • Feature • 115 pages

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

  • #6

    THE DISEASE

    Khalil Sullins • Horror • Feature • 117 pages

    A detective fights terminal breast cancer while she hunts down a manipulative killer threatening to ignite a race war in Alabama.

  • #7

    BUTTERFLY CHILDREN

    Melanie Schiele • Drama • Feature • 95 pages

    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.

  • #8

    Pick Me Up

    V.P. Walling & Mark Skeele Wilson • Drama • Feature • 105 pages

    SIDEWAYS meets THELMA & LOUISE in this story of two gay men who are at the end of their ropes. Can a road trip help them get it together, putting their problems in the rearview mirror -- or are they closer than they appear?

  • #9

    GET ME THIS WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

    Pearse Lehane • Drama • Feature • 99 pages

    When a PI discovers a movie mogul thinks William Shakespeare is still alive, he disguises himself as the Bard in a bid to land a $1M writers contract.

  • #10

    The Crossing

    Paul Sheridan • Action • Feature • 102 pages

    In the year 2055, following the Second American Civil War, a veteran is hired to accompany a single mother and her terminally ill daughter across the lawless divide separating north and south in order to save the young girl's life.

  • #11

    End of Life "Pilot"

    Sean Collins-Smith • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 52 pages

    Frank, a retired Marine and Iraq War vet, runs an elaborate and decidedly illegal operation: helping stage murders for the suicidal.

  • #12

    Californio

    Pedro Fernandez • Western • Feature • 97 pages

    Manifest Destiny turns its eyes to California. The winds of change strike two young men who grew up as brothers. Now they find themselves pitted against each other. One is the most notorious bandit in the land; the other is the lawman that chases him.

  • #13

    LAST BULLET

    Brock Newell • Action • Feature

  • #14

    The Poacher

    Travis Opgenorth • Thriller • Feature • 113 pages

    A haunted former guerilla soldier, forced into poaching ivory to feed his starving family, finds himself gaining unwanted notoriety after shooting his estranged brother – a ruthless warlord who comes looking for revenge.

  • #15

    The Sweethearts Gang

    James C. Schlicker • Drama • Feature • 119 pages

    A man and his wife hoping for needed money get involved with a holdup man hiding out from the gang he stole from. But a sudden murder isn't only unexpected, it's a game changer.

  • #16

    Evolution

    Cara Winter • Sci-fi • Television • 61 pages

    In the not-too-distant future, climate change has turned London into Venice, and the booming autistic population has been quarantined and enslaved. One gifted man is poised to save humanity, but first, he must learn to save himself.

  • #17

    Wendigo

    Michael Langer • Horror • Feature • 103 pages

    A young mother and her twins in the last stages of a terrifying genetic mutation must navigate a near-future American West and escape the man hell-bent on putting them out of their misery.

  • #18

    CHERRY HILL BLUES

    Shay Ball • Drama • Feature • 88 pages

    When the dust settles after long shot romances go awry, a group of friends in rural California struggle to salvage what's left of summer as one of them awaits a college admissions decision.

  • #19

    The Fifth Column

    Paul Sheridan • Action • Feature • 117 pages

    When a failed attempt by the CIA to assassinate the Russian president leads to the death of his wife and child, the Russian president responds by kidnapping the First Family as well as the wife of the CIA agent responsible, Eric Raines. Eric must go deep into Russian territory to find them—and to stop a seemingly inevitable war.

  • #20

    H8

    Faisal Azam • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 70 pages

    When minority children start going missing in a small Southern town, two exceptional FBI agents with colliding worldviews are called in to investigate. What they uncover reveals the heart of hatred in America and a vast, sinister conspiracy.

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