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Top Rated Screenplays This Month

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  • #1

    A BETTER PLACE

    Katterina Powers • Western • Feature • 114 pages • View Writer Profile

    A penniless heiress, in search of her family, is stranded alone on the western frontier, but after crossing paths with The Wild Bunch, she is torn between her pursuit of truth and embracing her inner outlaw, as she becomes the legendary fugitive, Etta Place.

  • #2

    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.

  • #3

    A Woman Dies

    Andrea Jaag • Drama • Feature • 111 pages

    When an American teenage boy accidentally kills his father’s one-night stand within the walls of a Western compound in Saudi Arabia, his estranged parents must find ways to cover up his crime and get the family out of the country before the local authorities and the victim’s sister find out the truth and execute their son.

  • #4

    Greenwood

    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.

  • #5

    Shrimp

    Nicole Jones • Fantasy • Feature • 102 pages • View Writer Profile

    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.

  • #6

    Release

    Stacie Shellner • Drama • Feature • 101 pages • View Writer Profile

    A playboy with a fetish for being spanked navigates the aftermath of his mother's death with the help of a mousy mortician with ulterior motives.

  • #7

    DARRYN THE BOLD AND THE SWORD OF BOLDNESS

    Justin Best • Fantasy • Feature • 111 pages • View Writer Profile

    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.

  • #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

    Love and Insurrection

    Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 110 pages • 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)

  • #10

    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...

  • #11

    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.

  • #12

    Labyrinth of Destiny

    Ernestina Juarez • Drama • Feature • 111 pages • 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.

  • #13

    Ripple

    Heather Faris • Adventure • Feature • 104 pages • View Writer Profile

    A female war photographer enlists the help of an escaped child prostitute to track down her mother's killer in Cambodia.

  • #14

    The Divinity Cycle

    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.

  • #15

    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.

  • #16

    Green v. City of New Orleans

    Daniel Parino • Historical • Feature • 120 pages • View Writer Profile

    In 1950’s New Orleans, a Black couple is barred from adopting an unwanted child. With the help of an ambitious young lawyer, they take on the State in a legal battle over race and family to give a mixed-race girl a home in a time and place that says she doesn’t deserve one.

  • #17

    EASY OUT

    Melissa Osborne • Drama • Feature • 113 pages • View Writer Profile

    A girl's terminally ill best friend asks her to help him die.

  • #18

    DARK HORIZONS

    Carlo CARERE, 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

    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.

  • #20

    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.

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