Top Rated Thriller Screenplays This Month
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Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn • Thriller • Feature • 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.
Nelson Downend • Thriller • 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.
Jeremy Storey • Thriller • Short • 24 pages • View Writer Profile
Murderers that get pinched and punished are the lucky ones. Those that slip into the darkness have the misfortune of meeting Melville. As he will teach them that killing has consequences. Some worldly. Some other.
Debi Yazbeck • Thriller • Feature • 117 pages
Following the “accidental” death of his wife, a decorated homicide detective in a small Southeast Texas town loses a little more eyesight with each investigation of seemingly unrelated murders. Denial cannot stop the dawning realization that he is the catalyst of the killing rampage.
Nelson Downend • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages
After being suspended from her job following a patient suicide, clinical psychologist Dr. Jackie Winters believes she has hit rock bottom. That is until a plea for help from a former patient thrusts her down the rabbit hole into a dark world of murder, horrific scientific experimentation, bizarre delusional mythology, and possibly human metamorphosis.
Nick Lentz • Thriller • Feature • 116 pages • View Writer Profile
A man with a violent past and questionable morals is paroled out of jail and hired to investigate the mysterious death of a preacher’s daughter.
Nir Shelter • Thriller • Short • 8 pages
A found-footage military thriller that is based on a true story. After a suspiciously dressed Palestinian man boards an Israeli bus, an IDF soldier must choose between a risk to the lives of the other passengers and a potentially innocent man, to keep the peace.
Bill Hanan • Thriller • Feature • 109 pages
When a young woman’s brother is kidnapped by the trafficker she escaped from, she becomes judge, jury, and executioner as she confronts the trafficker to rescue her brother and exact revenge for the murders of her parents.
Edward Klau • Thriller • Feature • 91 pages • View Writer Profile
When Derek makes the mistake of flashing his brights at the wrong car, he’s chased all over Los Angeles by a group of vicious maniacs who make this the most terrifying night of his life.
Thomas Mann • Thriller • Feature • 95 pages • View Writer Profile
During WW2, three soldiers must escape an underground labyrinth-like tunnel system which is filling with gas while trying to uncover which one of them is a notorious war criminal.
Thomas Mann • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 55 pages • View Writer Profile
A troubled young woman, in search of love, and her artist husband, in search of a muse, both become entwined with a mysterious new pen pal when they move back to his hometown to reignite his failing career.
Edward Klau • Thriller • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile
What can turn The Girl Next Door into a terrifying Femme Fatale? A bank manager receives mysterious deposits and exploits her job to launder millions while outmaneuvering the FBI and her mysterious benefactor.
Mary Goldman • Thriller • Short • 30 pages • View Writer Profile
Haunted by a bloody past and hard wired for violence, mob enforcer Frank Malone gets one last shot at redemption as he matches wits with a most twisted form of evil: a psychopathic teenager planning a massacre at his daughter's school.
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