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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

    Greenwood

    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

    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.

  • #5

    Shrimp

    Nicole Jones • Fantasy • Feature • 102 pages • View Writer Profile

    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.

  • #6

    Scattering Jake

    Erica Tachoir • Comedy • Feature • 105 pages

    When Kolby discovers that her dead husband knocked up her best friend, she dumps his ashes down the kitchen sink—the night before a road trip to scatter those very ashes. Now, clutching his empty urn in a car with her in-laws and (surprise!) the cheerful stranger who has his transplanted heart, Kolby must find replacement ashes or own up to the truth.

  • #7

    DARRYN THE BOLD AND THE SWORD OF BOLDNESS

    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.

  • #8

    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.

  • #9

    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.

  • #10

    Off the Strip

    Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn • Thriller • Feature • 107 pages • View Writer Profile

    A young Las Vegas police officer takes his fiancée on a ridealong to show her that his job isn’t as dangerous as it seems. But when the night takes a violent turn, she’s on her own against a corrupt detective and a citywide manhunt.

  • #11

    Love and Insurrection

    Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 110 pages • View Writer Profile

    An African-American slave joins Mexico's struggle for independence after befriending, and then witnessing the execution of, the author of the first law against slavery on the North American continent. (Based in part on true events)

  • #12

    Warrior Girl

    Laurie Whitaker • Drama • Feature • 116 pages • View Writer Profile

    After a horrific car accident kills her father and shatters her leg, Amy, 15, an Olympic bound gymnast, is forced to live on an Indian Reservation with an equally wounded stranger, her Native American grandfather, who, as it turns out, is a healer...

  • #13

    BUTTERFLY CHILDREN

    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.

  • #14

    Labyrinth of Destiny

    Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 111 pages • View Writer Profile

    Ulysses Grant's experience of love and death as a young officer in the Mexican-American War influences an important decision he makes as the commanding general of the Union Army during the Civil War.

  • #15

    The Divinity Cycle

    Nelson Downend • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 59 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.

  • #16

    The Beginning of the End and The End

    David Lambertson • Comedy • Feature • 120 pages • View Writer Profile

    A battle of wits ensues when a jaded, arrogant divorce lawyer moves into an office adjacent to a strong-willed marriage counselor. Ironically, a building fire that interrupts their battles sparks a relationship.

  • #17

    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.

  • #18

    DARK HORIZONS

    CARLO and 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.

  • #19

    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.

  • #20

    BLACK ICE BELOW

    Peter Fraser • Sci-fi • Feature • 99 pages

    When an ice-road-trucker, suspected of being involved in an international diamond heist, returns to help a stranded truck convoy he battles diamond mine security forces but when he reaches the convoy, all hell breaks loose when a alien creature abducts his fiancé hoping to transfuse her life-force to save it’s dying mate.

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