Top Rated Drama Screenplays This Month
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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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)
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Nelson Downend • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 62 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.
Jen Gutierrez • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages
A family drama that follows the lives of three sisters in New York City as their paths weave in and out of each other, only to collide head-on after learning the truth that one of the sisters is not who they think she is.
Melanie Schiele • Drama • Feature • 95 pages • View Writer Profile
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.
Faisal Azam, Erica Velis • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 69 pages • View Writer Profile
When minority children start going missing in a small Southern town, two exceptional FBI agents—one Black, one Pakistani-American—with colliding worldviews are called in to investigate. What they uncover reveals the heart of hatred in America and a vast, sinister conspiracy.
Amanda Norman • Drama • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile
A young teen starts a relationship with a much older boy while chasing the prize money of a prestigious academic competition that could save her troubled family's livelihood.
Selcen Onsan • Drama • Feature • 115 pages
A star cop struggles with the implications around testifying against his partner and mentor in the shooting death of a black man, catapulting his storybook life and bi-racial marriage into upheaval as he heads to trial as the key witness.
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