Top Rated Drama Screenplays This Month
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travis Opgenorth • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages • View Writer Profile
Inspired by true events: In 1820s Edinburgh, where demand for medical cadavers is high and supply is limited, a prominent doctor makes moves to fund his research by leveraging control of a lucrative cadaver black market. (Boardwalk Empire with cadavers)
Suzanne Griffin • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 68 pages • View Writer Profile
In sensual Gilded Age New York, a wealthy and eccentric Jewish-Gentile family wrestles with illicit passions, social upheaval, and its own identity, while facing down a rising tide of Anti-Semitism.
Selcen Onsan • Drama • Feature • 118 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.
Cameron Barsanti • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 53 pages • View Writer Profile
In 1861, a female Apache warrior saves the wife of a US Colonel from being raped and killed, and their lives converge as a massive war among their people rises.
Vincent Accettola • Drama • Feature • 129 pages • View Writer Profile
A nationally celebrated stand-up comedian who just came out of the closet returns to the Boston comedy scene to teach an aspiring comic who he’s hastily developed feelings for.
Kaycee Hughes • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 54 pages
In 1970s small-town America, an abused bisexual teen runs away from home and finds herself entangled with a deadly cult and its charismatic leader, told through the lens of the making of a documentary.
Michael Hubbard • Drama • Feature • 121 pages • View Writer Profile
Kidnapped during a robbery, a pawnshop employee finds an opportunity for self-discovery when he joins his captor on a cross-country spree.
Hunter Ridgway • Drama • Feature • 121 pages
A young, impoverished, homeless, brutalized, Latina woman rises, in the span of less than one year, from being the most insignificant and forsaken soul on the planet to being, at least for a brief shining moment, the most important person in the world.
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