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Top Rated Drama Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    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.

  • #2


    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.

  • #3

    Mount Pleasant

    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.

  • #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


    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.

  • #6

    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.

  • #7

    The Ortons

    June Escalante • Drama • Feature • 97 pages

    Two young brothers will stop at nothing to ensure their mother's happiness when they discover their stepfather is cheating with a local waitress.

  • #8

    Three Sisters

    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.

  • #9

    The Resurrectionists

    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)

  • #10

    Sophie & Valentina

    Lucy Luna • Drama • Feature • 112 pages

    Losing her eyesight to macular degeneration, a dance teacher hires a Mexican transgender woman to escort her to Mexico in hopes of finding a "curandera" healer.

  • #11


    David Michael Kushner • Drama • Television (One-hour) • 57 pages

    Based on true events, CONCRETE JUNGLE follows the exploits of Queenie St. Clair, a female African-American gangster who fought the Italian Mafia for control of Harlem in the 1930s.

  • #12

    The Sensualist - A Woman in Black

    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.

  • #13

    A Suspect in Arms

    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.

  • #14

    The Surveillance of Ordinary Things

    Susan Brunig • Drama • Feature • 100 pages

    A suicidal, middle-aged woman in the grips of an existential crisis decides to disappear in today’s surveillance society.

  • #15


    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.

  • #16


    Amanda Keener • Drama • Feature • 103 pages

    Carly (16) overcomes survivor's guilt after encountering the five mysteries of a small town she visits during the summer.

  • #17

    Blue Comedy

    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.

  • #18

    Children of Free

    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.

  • #19

    The No-Goods

    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.

  • #20


    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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