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Top Rated Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    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.

  • #2

    Double Time Dames

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

    At the height of the Jazz Age, an all-female big band battles through the corruption and machismo of 1920s Chicago, in an effort to make a name for themselves.

  • #3

    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.

  • #4

    A War On Terror

    Peter Haig • Drama • Short • 27 pages • View Writer Profile

    When a group of soldiers is hit by an IED they are left to figure out if they are alive, dead, or worse.

  • #5

    DARRYN THE BOLD AND THE SWORD OF BOLDNESS

    Justin Best • Fantasy • Feature • 99 pages

    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.

  • #6

    Shrimp

    Nicole Jones • Fantasy • Feature • 102 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.

  • #7

    Warrior Girl

    Laurie Whitaker • Drama • Feature • 120 pages • View Writer Profile

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

  • #8

    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.

  • #9

    Guilt

    Jamie Severson • Drama • Feature • 112 pages • View Writer Profile

    During the final days of the second world war, an SS Officer newly assigned to a NAZI death camp struggles between duty and conscience when torn by obligation and a fledgling friendship with a Jewish inmate. Inspired in part by a true story.

  • #10

    Labyrinth of Destiny

    Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 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.

  • #11

    Love and Insurrection

    Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 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

    Encounters

    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.

  • #13

    Childproof

    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.

  • #14

    The Abscess

    Patrick Tierney • Horror • Feature • 100 pages

    The staff of a remote, snowbound hospital must find a way to defeat a gelatinous creature after it springs from a patient's flesh.

  • #15

    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.

  • #16

    Sons of Havana

    Max Kaplow • Drama • Feature • 107 pages • View Writer Profile

    Two impoverished brothers are the best baseball players in 1990's Cuba, but when the older brother defects for a life of stardom in the major leagues it sparks a chain reaction of consequences testing their love of family, country, and the game.

  • #17

    Saint Chloe

    Stacie Shellner • Drama • Feature • 108 pages • View Writer Profile

    After enduring a tragic event, a mother and her young daughter find redemption, along with the small town they live in, when the little girl is visited by "Jesus."

  • #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

    The Queen Of Caspary

    Laura Solow • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 66 pages • View Writer Profile

    A neo-noir that follows femme fatale Lee Caspary as she sets out to stop the egomaniacal drug lord who threatens to destroy the New England Island she loves and calls home.

  • #20

    Freedom Soldier

    Armelle Lajus • Drama • Feature • 97 pages • View Writer Profile

    An African American teenager enlists in the Army and is sent as part of the 369th Infantry Regiment, a unit that’s comprised solely of African American soldiers, to fight in World War I.

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