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Operation Brother Sam

During the Cold War, an aging Intelligence Officer addicted to anxiolytics must lead a rogue team of spies to investigate a US ambassador involved in a conspiracy in Brazil. Based on historical events. Script Excerpt

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MOJO

When a voodoo loving spiritualist tries to save her grandmother’s home by accepting a job in a law firm owned by her childhood crush, she must choose between her crush and the home she loves when the firm’s most important clients decide they want to buy it.

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HALFWAY HOME

When a catastrophic accident causes an athlete to become paralyzed, and all seems to be lost, he finds redemption in the most unlikely place, with a gaggle of colorful characters in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 19 'Best Screenplay' awards. Previously #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

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The Heart of a Tiger

The Heart of a Tiger is based on the true story of a woman who escaped the Cambodian Genocide in the 1970s. It follows three generations of women struggling against the boundaries placed upon them, each ultimately emerging triumphant to achieve their dreams. This is my family’s story of survival. Received 39 awards.

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Hell Followed With Him

When a former Army Sergeant discovers that the crime family responsible for his best friend's death is holding the city of New York hostage, he makes it his personal mission to take them down no matter the cost.

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LOST CAUSE

A lost nuclear bomb is found on a stranded ship heading for the Gulf of Mexico.

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Boundary Waters

America is in violent upheaval, and Amelia Connor will do whatever it takes to get her children out of the country and to safety in Canada. Even if it involves facing down armed raiders, challenging a military order determined stop fleeing citizens, braving the life-threatening dangers of a vast wilderness and, perhaps toughest of all, finding common ground with the ex-husband who unwittingly fueled the movement that caused this chaos.

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The Paper Route

A teenager about to turn 16 makes a discovery that could be his ticket out of his oppressive small town life, but it means leaving his younger brother behind.

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SAVING SIMON

When a reckless 18-year-old becomes a mob target after her father goes to prison, she must outwit the mob’s plan to destroy her father, and at the same time prove to Social Services she is responsible enough to care for her hyper-intelligent, OCD, half-brother (11). Script Excerpt

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HAVANA RUN

Prodigal son, Emilio Garcia returns home for the funeral of his younger brother, then unwittingly leaves again with an ‘old girlfriend with baggage’ on a forbidden trip/ action adventure vacation to Havana, Cuba.

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The Barking Spider

When Joe’s 39 year-old addicted and pregnant daughter appears on his doorstep, his sedentary life is about to disappear forever. Script Excerpt

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COOP

An inspirational drama about a disabled dog who assists a recently disabled young athlete find renewed purpose in his life. Script Excerpt

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Untouchable!

A successful businesswoman is as oblivious of the tycoon's stealth of her assets, as he was of the relentless tiger within her with razor-sharp toothed pen, sending him into oblivion. Script Excerpt

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Kibou

A tenacious young Japanese-American's loyalties, duties, and illicit interracial relationship are tested to the limits when his family is separated by the US government and imprisoned during a time of fear and paranoia surrounding WWII.

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Harm for the Holidays

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all (#1 ranked Comedy and GLBT script on MovieBytes).

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COOPER'S PROMISE

A gay army deserter adrift in a war-torn African country vows to save a girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.

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FEEDER

A dysfunctional family moves from Los angeles to picturesque Murphy Springs, Colorado with hopes of a fresh start, but those plans are foiled when they discover that this quaint mountain refuge holds dark secrets that could tear them apart.

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Don't You Know Who I Am?

A hollywood security guard digs up celebrity dirt for money, but now his efforts to get the goods and evade detection are complicated when he befriends a young actress, and uncovers her dark secret.

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RECOIL

Two survivors of a school shooting form an unhealthy romance and begin to collect guns in order to recover from their mutual trauma.

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Murder in Emergency!

A dedicated nurse declares war, on learning her hospital has become a murderous den where patients are exterminated by predators, lurking the wards at night. Script Excerpt

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Maeta's Story (prev. Uncle Frits)

In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and child go into hiding with the help of her brother who struggles with PTSD. Script Excerpt

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RUDY'S CHRISTMAS REVENGE

When a hardcore Christian bus-driver loses his job and then scandalises the life of the rockstar he believes is to blame, he is forced to reverse the damage done when he discovers the now critically ill man is the love of his pregnant daughter’s life.

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BOSS TWEED

NYC politician William M. “Boss” Tweed loots the city treasury for millions until exposed by the upstart New York Times and immigrant cartoonist Thomas Nast. Political drama/strong contemporary relevance. Heavy non-comic animation and graphics. Professional Coverage: “RECOMMEND” – Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”)

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Desert Quarry

Two mercenaries rob a former colleague's New York jewelry shop to even a score, but after the shop’s employees are found murdered, a deadly bank heist in Iraq begins to haunt them. Script Excerpt

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South Of Main Street

Mom dies and the youngest daughter sues the emotionally challenged Dad for financial control of the estate sending him on a quest to prove he is normal - not an easy task when you are not.

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Uniforms

Based on true events, a coming-of-age/immigration/love story takes us from central 1950's Mexico to Chicago (and a stint in Vietnam). A crooked legal system tried mightily to thwart a young man. Scouts and martial arts figure in his favor, along with family, pluck, honest work and a supernatural drum element. (This is the updated previous winner script "Machismo, Machisma").

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Perfect Contrition

A traumatized priest haunted by visions of his violent past obligingly serves a rural parish while indulging in a long distance affair, but his vindictive compulsion is sparked when he’s wrongly blamed for the deaths of two troubled altar boys. Script Excerpt

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My Enemy, My Friend

After their only child was accidentally killed by a black security guard who mistook him for a thief, a white woman develops a feeling of hatred towards all black people.

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The Wayward Son

Orphaned after his father is murdered in the Rock Springs Massacre of 1885, Bo helps his adopted family of sheep ranchers fight for their land in bloody range wars while struggling with his identity and reigniting a dangerous love affair. (Formerly titled BLOOD LAW)

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Diplomatic Ammunity!

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY). [12 awards/honors including, 1st in 2017 Los Angeles Screenplay Contestl]

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THE FOURTH COURIER

When a series of grisly murders in Warsaw is linked to the disappearance of a Russian physicist with a portable atomic bomb, an FBI agent is sent to help the investigation, and the race is on to find the bomb before it ends up in the wrong hands.

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Skewed Blue

A combat medic turned crusader battles discrimination, injustice, and corruption as she polices her city. After her best friend is killed in combat, she vows to uphold his legacy to shift the scales of justice back into balance.

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Eddie The King

In this award-winning adaptation of Oedipus The King (public domain), a professional killer, plagued by waking nightmares and unable to kill himself, seeks the solace of a transgender prostitute who unknown to him is his younger brother who wants him dead. Script Excerpt

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Elsa

The unsung muse of the Dada art movement of the 1910s was a woman ahead of her time. Thrice married, thrice abandoned, the Baroness Elsa kept rising from ashes. Proto-punk. Performance artist. Feminist. Synesthete. Elsa enthralled and inspired everyone who met her, but remained unknown to the world at large, and died tragically unknown, alone and penniless.

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The Cowbird

Marion Duke always struggled to overcome poor life decisions - some inherited, some self-inflicted. When the disparate characters and strands of Duke’s life converge at his funeral, deeply buried secrets emerge, threatening to destroy his carefully cultivated image of a devoted family man and war hero.

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A VISION OF ANGELS

A suicide bomb plot for Easter Sunday in Jerusalem sets off a chain of events that weaves together the lives of an American journalist, Israeli war hero, Palestinian farmer, and Christian grocer. GRAND PRIZE, RHODE ISLAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL'S SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

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BITTER BEANS

A young Maya woman tries to free her village from the iron grip of local coffee traders by searching three continents for a fair deal. Script Excerpt

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LOTUS OPERANDI

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, Fosse/Verdon meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group. They include cyber terrorists in New York, arms dealers from Pakistan, and a weapons and explosives ring in China. The saavy CIA Agents discover evidence that they are planning duo attacks on the subways in New York and London on the 4th of July. That’s where the story begins, but believe it or not, it’s really a love story! Script Excerpt

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The Benefactor!

A business woman defies death-threats but refuses to waiver in providing interest-free loans to farmers ravaged by drought, floods and predatry bankers. Script Excerpt

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Machismo, Machisma

A twinned coming-of-age tale of a Chicago girl and a Mexican-Indian boy against hardships and legal injustice, based on many true events, with help on several planes from family, Scouts, and drums of two cultures.

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Lonely Creek

When a self-reliant but sheltered woman loses her last living relative in 1876 Wyoming, she must fend off a greedy rancher, a lovestruck marshal, and a desperate outlaw to maintain the family farm and protect her newfound independence.

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FIRE ON THE ISLAND

When an arsonist threatens a Greek island village, the gay FBI agent stationed in Athens arrives to investigate, finds himself immersed in a community rife with conflict, falls in love with his chief suspect, and has only seconds to save the village after miscalculating the plan of attack.

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Last American Lynching

The true story of the black woman in Alabama who bankrupted the national Ku Klux Klan after an FBI investigation into the lynching of her son.

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THE PEACEMAKER

A legendary Texas Ranger is forced out of retirement for one last job -- defending his estranged wife and his ex-partner from a vengeful marshal and his posse of deadly gunslingers. This traditional western set in the 1880s explores the thin line between justice and vengeance.

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BILLY DUKE

Don't Bully a John Wayne Fan Script Excerpt

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Six Hours to Santa Monica

A failed NASCAR driver looking for redemption uncovers a sinister plot involving his ex-girlfriend. With the help of a prototype car, he must defy the odds to get her back.

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Season of Mists

A Kurdish escapee from an honor killing is imprisoned in a detention center, from which she must find the strength to resist her captors and gain freedom--forcing a confrontation with the brother that still wants her dead.

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A Suspect in Arms

A star cop struggles with the implications around testifying for or 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 steadfastly attempts to avoid any involvement in the controversy at all. Script Excerpt

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La Tierra Que Yo Amo (Land That I Love)

After trying for seven years to successfully make it as a dancer in New York, a 30-year-old half-Mexican, half-American woman with dual citizenship reluctantly returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles to find her identity. [38 awards/honors including, First Place-2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest (Drama Category), and Grand Prize-2015 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category)]

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NORTH 40

A Special Ops soldier, whose grief over the loss of a son has torn his family apart, takes them on a vacation hoping to relive happier times, when a perilous situation forces them to pull together to survive. Ordinary People meets Straw Dogs in this Hitchcockian thriller.

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Pulling the rug from under your feet

Everything we have can be put at risk by a bad decision.

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Without Apology

In 1944, Judith Carpenter is 16 and has just been separated from her best friend and sent to live with a distant cousin in Hove, England. There, two things gradually dawn on her: 1) her distant cousin is married to Lord Alfred Douglas, of Wilde trial fame, and 2) all the poetry in the world might not be enough to understand the way she feels about the friend she left behind. Script Excerpt

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Boo Hoo Flanagan

A black correctional officer coaches a prison basketball team and finds the motivation he needs, in life and on the job, in Boo Hoo Flanagan, an aging, white, crippled inmate who shoots 3-point baskets better than anyone has ever seen.

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Just Divorced, or how to rob the Maffia

After 40 years of marriages, two 60-year-old men are happily divorced but broke. They start dating new ladies, lie about their ages and wealth and decide to rob the maffia to live happy ever after. Script Excerpt

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There is a Season

Two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian, must find a way to break the cycle of violence that has locked their fates together. Script Excerpt

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Restaurant La Vérité - the American Dream

Homeless Betrand, aged 38, and 12 years illegal refugee BOY eat leftovers out of La Vérité’s garbage bin. To get better meals, they secretly drop cooking tips in the restaurant’s letterbox. These recipes make the restaurant and its discriminating owner famous. But it is BOY who finally becomes the youngest 3 star Michelin cook ever. Script Excerpt

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LABYRINTH OF DESTINY

During the Mexican-American War, Lieutenant Ulysses Grant falls in love with a young Mexican woman who helps American slaves escape bondage. The war separates them, but years later they meet again when the woman is dispatched to the United States to seek an alliance to prevent France from conquering Mexico and becoming an ally of the Confederacy. (Finalist - Academy Nicholl Screenplay Competition) Script Excerpt

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Anatomy of a Town

The Chief of Police investigates the murder of a young woman while confronting the Sheriff, who blocks his every move for jurisdiction, in order to protect himself from the Chief finding out about his ties to both the murder victim and the killer. Script Excerpt

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Second Dance

An American college student discovers that she's the reincarnation of a 19th-century Middle Eastern belly dancer, and she has an unlikely destiny she must fulfill.

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Marlowe

A brown, Virginia, field mouse moves into the bedroom of eleven-year-old-Cole who teaches the animal to talk and wear clothes. In the end, Marlowe saves Cole and his family and a small group of humans and animals, from a virus that kills all animals globally in less than a year.

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Big Sister

A successful woman abandons her career to save her destitute younger sister, but her enabling tactics backfire and she becomes the one who needs to be saved.

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Unaccompanied Minor

A man accidentally uncovers a pedophilia ring and rescues a young sex worker. When his attempts to get help from the authorities fail, he struggles to smuggle the girl to safety before they are both arrested or captured.

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The Kidnapped

In Mexico, a drug cartel boss kidnaps a washed-up Hollywood director, and the two are driven to insanity while shooting a documentary about the boss's once-powerful cartel--a project meant to help both men reclaim lost glory.

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Falling from the Sky

A troubled teenager, originally known for being the kid who made up a lie about an astronaut falling from the sky after the Columbia Shuttle disaster, witnesses a murder but can't get anyone in his small town to believe him -- except the killer. Finalist, Page International Screenwriting Awards

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The Demon of Hope Street

A homeless vet, haunted by the war, discovers that a deranged street preacher is murdering his followers to send them to heaven — and if he doesn’t stop him, he might be next.

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Hard-Hearted Hannah

A rookie detective assigned to a routine hotel skip case instead finds himself up against a diabolical serial killer with a deadly grudge against the Eighth Air Force, whose reunion is being held there...and no one even suspects a murderer is on the loose. Can he stop him before he kills again...and again? Script Excerpt

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Mate Matcher's Match

When a godless, seemingly carefree bachelor sets course to win a feisty, virginal Christian matchmaker, he collides with a righteous blockade that buckles only when she uncovers the personal trauma that cracked his moral compass.

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A Noble Truth

Two estranged best friends set off on a road trip to explore what truths unite people in a modern America dominated by apathy and discord. It is soon clear, however, that truth is the last thing either man seeks. [20 awards/honors, including first place in the 2016 London Film Awards, the 2014 Awareness Film Festival, and the 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards].

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Fighting Johnny O'Brian

For a parole board hearing, a cocky young civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite his protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison twenty years for killing two black police officers.

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Timeless

Two young lovers endure an "on and off-again" romance through the years only to end up in unhappy marriages longing for one another until the star-crossed lovers meet again.

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TILLIE

In 1890s Pennsylvania Dutch Country, a gifted girl must survive her tyrannical father and overcome a spiritual crisis to follow in the footsteps of her beloved teacher. (Based on the novel "Tillie, a Mennonite Maid; A Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch"

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The Way Back Home

A young boy who loves animals must cope with his father’s insistence that he will someday work in the slaughterhouse that has employed the men of his family for the past several generations. [21 awards/honors including, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest, and Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category).]

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SETTLING THE BOOKS

A cautious investigator is none the less drawn in, along with four other heirs, by the reading of a billionaire rare book dealer’s will, they’re sealed in an airtight panic room, and with only four hours air, must solve the centuries-old mystery contained in the book ‘The Castilian Cypher’ in order to escape. Script Excerpt

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THE TORTOISE AND THE HEIR

When hired to find heirs to a large will, a lone wolf San Francisco private investigator finds the heirs are being killed by the same assassin that murdered his girlfriend years before, and must decide whether to save the remaining heir, or abandon him to hunt down the assassin. Script Excerpt

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I'll Die Tomorrow

An American citizen of Hispanic descent suffering from a fatal disease is denied medical treatment from his HMO is prosecuted for medicaid fraud after he impersonates an illegal alien and receives the medical assistance that saves his life.

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FINAL STATUS

When a Mossad agent discovers he has assassinated a Palestinian politician falsely accused of terrorist ties, he risks his job, marriage and ultimately his life to help the man's family. QUARTERFINALIST, NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS WINNER, AMERICAN SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION

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Black Sheep

A soldier tries to find his way back from the abyss as he tries to adjust to the civilian world. Cast out by society, he finds a way to put his skills to good use as a criminal organization threatens New York City.

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McIntyre's Mountain

Arizona Territory, 1883: When a band of ex-confederate-led banditos raid a gold shipment steaming down the Colorado River, a fifteen year old boy has to choose between a life of adventure or doing what's right, while his father, a retired Confederate Major, races to save him and stop the bandits. Script Excerpt

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The Interlude

An idealistic American woman fights for the chance to run a soup kitchen near the front lines in Belgium during World War 1 but a mysterious Belgian soldier brings her face to face with the reality of war.

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Ashes

A combative college professor accused of Holocaust denial tries to clear his name and repair the strained relationship with his teenage daughter before the scandal irreparably widens the chasm between them.

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The Cost of Freedom

A unit is wrongly disavowed by the Army for a mission gone awry. One man will take on the system to fight for those no longer here to fight for themselves.

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Long Path To Peace

A streetwise tween hidden in the wilderness for his protection, battles with his immortal Guide before saving him from a living hell. Script Excerpt

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God's Warrior

God chooses a young woman to be his Warrior but fails to warn her of the dangers.

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PAPER TRAIL

An Army brat without a home town grows up, leaves his Army M.P. job to become a P.I. working out of his Grandfather’s storefront in Colorado gold country, his first case revealing a small town full of secrets including one that destroyed his family years before, and a new secret that he must forever keep from his fiancée. Script Excerpt

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Generational Curses

After a bitter middle aged alcoholic saves the life of a broken teenaged sex slave, they lift each other from the depths of despair.

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Jane, The Legend of Mountain Charley

A woman in the 1850's gives up her children to The Sisters of Mercy, changes into men's clothing and spends the next twelve years looking for her husband's killer. She was fifteen years old and this is a true story. Jane is an award-winning script.

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Panama Fever

When the Army sends a young doctor to Panama, his adventures- and misadventures- with the natives, the Army and his wife come fast and furious. Script Excerpt

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THE FAT LADY SINGS

A Duluth private investigator, needing to pay off his bookie, agrees to payment on completion of a prominent politician’s wife’s case; now he has only three days to find an Ohio plumber that the client only met on the internet over a dozen years ago. Script Excerpt

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Population: One

A nineteen-year-old drops out of film school in New York City following a tragic accident and returns to his small Pennsylvanian hometown, only to be confronted by an array of quirky small town folk, including his detached best friend, his alcoholic single mother and a free-spirited cross-country-traveling girl. Script Excerpt

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A FATAL CURE

A loyal PR consultant rudely awakens when mysterious deaths confront her with the fiercely saved secrets about BigPharm’s happiness pills. Script Excerpt

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SEE JANE RUN

A young teacher moves back into her hometown. An unknown stalker disrupts her life over and over and almost succeeds to kill her. The investigating officer and preacher's son turns out to be more than a protector of the law and her. "See Jane Run" is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational suspense titled "A Love for Safekeeping."

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Forgive Not Their Trespasses

After the brutal murder of his mother, an orphan becomes a technologically advanced vigilante, dispensing justice to violent predators who evaded punishment due to loopholes in the law.

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THE ORGANIC SVENGALI

She wants to connect with her dead parents by attending their alma mater; he’s a young genius coasting as a music history professor who cured himself of cancer, and is looking for a fresh mind now that the cancer has returned; their paths and wills are about to cross. Script Excerpt

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MADEMOISELLE

In 19th Century Paris, ERICA CLAUDIN is the brightest star in Opera. After an accident leaves her husband dead and her face disfigured, Erica wants just one thing: Revenge. Inspired by Gaston Leroux' Phantom of the Opera. Winner, L.A. Reel Film Festival, 2010; Silver Remi Winner, Worldfest 2008, Finalist, Charleston International Film Festival 2008; Quarterfinalist, Champion Screenwriting, 2009. Script Excerpt

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The Umpire Has No Balls

A fiery young woman who has baseball running through her blood and can call the game better than anyone starts her journey through the umpire ranks to achieve her one goal in life – becoming a major league baseball umpire. Her problem? No woman has ever broken through the stainless-steel ceiling of this male dominated sport.

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The Ed Dennehy Story

Ed always wanted to act or direct in theatre. Infant epilepsy, a lifelong battle with booze, or the bizarre hallucinations of van Gogh, Barrymore and spiders the size of dogs were not going to stop him. Living in reality was another matter. This is a physiological journey where a man struggles to find peace between the worlds of the real and the imaginary.

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Beyond Forever

A man that tragically lost his wife and son decides to leave his remaining family, friends and successful career behind by signing up for a one-way trip to Mars as part of an experimental volunteer space exploration program.

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Ajeeta the Invincible

To pursue her dream of becoming a pro football (soccer) player, a 12 year-old orphan escapes from her cruel reformatory and sets out on a dangerous trek from New Delhi to a football academy near Kolkata. Script Excerpt

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Funny Boneyard

A young entrepreneur plugs his last dime into Heaven-Wise Acres, a cemetery-of-the-absurd theme park. To everyone's surprise it's a huge hit...until things go horribly wrong. Script Excerpt

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Bastard

London England, 1907, a successful physician and student of the new Sigmund Freud theories, accepts an offer to re-locate to America. Soon after his arrival, he joins a posse hunting a serial killer of young women. Script Excerpt

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The One-Room School in Darnell County

A young woman in her first teaching experience is forced to confront the mounting evil of a woman whose two children have died under mysterious circumstances. In her search for answers to their deaths, the teacher soon realizes everyone in the isolated community has secrets best kept hidden. Script Excerpt

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TOXIC TIDE

A young nurse and her fellow Florida refugees attempt a daring escape from an environmental disaster brought on by greed and political corruption. Script Excerpt

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E Pluribus Unum

When a fortressed plantation operated by free people in the Deep South comes under attack, two former foes work together to seek help from the North. Script Excerpt

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Hobby and Fitz

When F. Scott Fitzgerald is hired by a Hollywood producer in 1940, he is given a mentor: Pat Hobby, a hard-drinking schemer left over from the silent era. The pair team up for a series of outrageous escapades on the studio lot and off of it as they struggle to create “the greatest movie ever written.” Based on Fitzgerald's "The Pat Hobby Stories."

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ELIJAH

The king of Israel marries a Phoenician Princess, who is consumed by Baal worship, wanting to kill all devout Hebrews. God’s prophet challenges the king to repent in spite of the threat of death.

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JET LAG

Morgan Campbell is a bored teacher looking for adventures she can control without disturbing her carefully arranged life. When love and passion arrive with musician Scottie Lane, the two are almost destroyed by his heroin addiction and her alcoholism. As the world discovers their secret affair, she fights to keep her career, her privacy, and the man she loves.

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Sofi's Journey

An obsessive-compulsive twenty-one-year-old Peruvian woman, hoping to find love and relief from her mental illness, travels from Lima to the USA on a work-abroad program and takes a job at a small ski resort in Montana. [9 awards/honors including, Honorable Mention, 2014 Indie Gathering Film Festival and Top Three Finalist, 2015 River Bend Film Fest]

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Squid Jiggers

Genre: Drama/Romance -Feature A passionate young woman loses her arm in a lover’s quarrel and then prepares to face down her ex-husband who stalks her after being released from prison. The romantic thriller is set in the Northwest on the Puget Sound

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The Juggler's Act

A young man who is struggling to carve his identity battles bullies, family, and society as he does all he can to challenge the expectations all three place on him.

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The Rocking Horse Christmas

A seven year old boy named Cody saves Christmas with the help of his dog and two animated mice. In this action/animated adventure Cody passes through the fire of manhood by saving an ancient Christmas ornament that has been in his family for three hundred years.

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Sects in the Country

When a young repressed wife of a powerful older Christian sect leader discovers her girlfriend’s charred body by a river, and that her philanderer husband may have killed her, she swears to destroy him. Only… she killed her friend but doesn’t remember.

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Stigma

A young woman decides to solve the mystery surrounding her beloved Grandpa’s sudden health decline and save him, a decision which brings her face to face with her worst fears.

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The Wishing Well

A rag-tag team of eccentric misfits must return a pair of magic stones or be cursed forever. Cocoon meets the Goonies.

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CURIOUS BUDDIES

It's not your mother's buddy movie. It's a combo meal. It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends an internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Winner LA film fest Best scene 2017. Winner Willdsoud 1 page screenplay 2016 Script Excerpt

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Rod Knock

Rodney Knockers, newly single, is ridiculed for his mishaps in both his work and social life, but struggles to find a way to prove himself worthy. Script Excerpt

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Enterprising

In a world where everybody's got something to sell, the African-American financial wizard who boldly navigates tacit racism and triumphs over scandal incited by a nasty Hedge Fund manager's response to economic collapse. while an Amsterdam Red-Light-District prostitute enchants him.

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Requiem For A Don

An aged informer who'd been in the Federal Witness Protection Program develops Alzheimer's and bcomes a potential threat to a retired Organized Crime Don who places him on a "hit list" fearing he might reveal a hidden secret that will subject him to prosecution, incarceration and a death sentence.

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RED BANDANA

A repo man on the run from a Mexican drug gang sets up his twin brother to take the hit for him, only to have a change of heart and try to save his life - The Talented Mr Ripley meets The Usual Suspects in No Country for Old Men in this gritty and fast-paced suspense thriller.

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Wild Mind Screenplay

In the year,Virginia, 20XX,a town regarded as a so-called"paradise for the disabled" is realized through the use of a cell-phone application.However,the origins of that town,planed in Virginia 2019,lay in the misappropriation of a large-scale scientific experiment. Part one of the ensemble piece format Sci-fi,Fantasy,Drama script. Part Two: The fierce battle between the characters and mythical gods in part one comes to an end, all the mysteries of the scientific experiments are solved, the crimes caused by the misuse of cellphones are uncovered, and peace comes to the modern town dating back from the near future of Virginia, 20XX.

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No. 7

A charming caretaker of two elderly Bel Air aristocrats pursues a 30-year obsession to authenticate a priceless painting that puts their welfare and his lifetime of relationships at risk. Script Excerpt

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Cotton-Pickin' Heroes

As the close of the Civil War nears, three disparate black Union soldiers become trapped behind Confederate lines and are forced to hide out on a cotton plantation, trying to blend in and not be noticed by the addled owner of the plantation and his harsh black overseer. But when the Colonel's eldest son declares he's taking the slaves to Brazil -- where slavery is still legal - our heroes decide they have to escape... and plan to take all the plantation slaves with them.

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Playing the Field

After dominating youth leagues and high school football, a young woman struggles with womanhood, academic studies, gender expectations, and family tragedy while trying to find her place as quarterback on her new college team.

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Only In America

A young man is shoved violently, out of spite, into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War. They know he doesn’t belong-- and he’s finding all the wrong ways to get out.

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Corporate Policy

Greedy executives of a large corporation implement an illegal downsizing process, and they would've gotten away with it but they didn’t count on a desperate employee whose courage and family loyalty proves much stronger than any of their corporate policies.

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Terror On The Run

How do you wipe out a terrorist organization while also inspiring Arab Sultans in the Mid-East to join Western nations in a global war against international terrorism? Our heroes do it.

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Pier 21

A biological weapon is sent to United States military bases from Iraq, through a CIA drug connection gone bad but it is intercepted by the FBI before it becomes totally lethal.

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Potion Man

A gifted chemist watches his comfortable suburban life unravel as a long-buried secret talent for creating deadly concoctions is threatened with exposure when it falls into the wrong hands.

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The Couch

A psychologist's life in New York City is on the brink, but her unwitting patients will soon discover that she is more than meets the eye.

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Open Road

Ten-year-old Lizzy Ritter must stand up to an unscrupulous, manipulative mom in order to save her dad from prison. Unselfish love survives deception and conflict to generate a new, healthy family. Script Excerpt

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The Tahoe Signal

A Mission crew travels fours years round trip to discover the reasons for explosions, deaths and missing ore on plantet LZ 10 in the Tahoe Mines but what they discover is the most powerful creature in the Universe and they wake it up.

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Starting Over Again

Four lifelong middle aged men deal with the challenges of starting over in employment, relationships, parenting and health when they are so close to reaching their goals. Script Excerpt

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RAIL TALES

A young passenger railroad engineer battles a phobia as he and his fellow rookies encounter triumph and turmoil, from basic training, comedic situations and romance to death on the tracks, blackmail and wrongful imprisonment.

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A Risk of Exposure

Life and death in Stalin's gulag propels a ballet teacher to promise to reveal its secrets. With the KGB in pursuit and an unlikely ally, will she succeed? Script Excerpt

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Tried By Fire

After a black Pentecostal church burns down, the white pastor of a conservative church tries to take sole credit when the churches merge in a racially polarized town.

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Retribution

A CIA operative is tasked with a reconnaissance mission in Mexico, but the man he's sent to track down turns out to be someone he's all too familiar with.

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A Journey With Destiny

An American Odyssey of adventure, love, and death that portrays with nostalgic hindsight the dawn of the modern era through the trials and tribulations of a young visionary's 1906 lone journey by automobile from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Script Excerpt

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Dirty Windows

Three gay teens escape their overwhelming lives and set out on an ill-fated journey through the backwoods of South Carolina.

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Dellwood

A successful but unhappy novelist reluctantly returns to his childhood town to attend a friend's funeral and reminisces about his experiences playing basketball on a city court to escape his abusive home. [Ranked 7th in the Urban category of MovieBytes.com's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"]

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MIND'S EYE

BY PRODUCED WRITER - 10 FEATURES. Re-titled DEVIL'S DUE. An FBI agent, haunted by the failures of 9/11, desperately tries to redeem himself by tracking down a serial bomber armed with a deadly new weapon. Winner, Applause contest, judged by script guru Lew Hunter.

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Death's Love

Death falls in love and begs Satan to make him human so he can meet the woman of his dreams while battling against the consequences of such a deal.

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THE KITE FLYER

A young widow and her boy, who has Down syndrome, are paid off by her in-laws to disappear. She must learn to cope with life's demands to survive and forgive the people who hurt her to fully live. The Kite Flyer is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational fiction, "The Christmas Kite."

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A Good Soul

A sitcom actor risks losing his soul for the chance to prove that he can be more than the lovable big brother he played on TV. His quest for a darker role leads him into the world of underground clubs where he is tricked into playing the killer of a snuff film.

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The Odyssey of John Buchanan

An 18th Century Scottish epic about a soldier who survives the Battle of Culloden, his family is killed, he is captured and banished to the colony of Maryland, sold into slavery, escapes and finds love in Colonial Pennsylvania.

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Louise

A bright and beautiful biracial girl faces the trials and tribulations of standing out from those around her in Barbados, often drawing unwanted attentions that plummets her into a lifestyle of unsettling situations. Is there a chance of happiness for her? Script Excerpt

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SIR HARRY LAUDER TONIGHT!

A famed Hollywood actor produces and stars in an Off-Broadway musical about his idle – the acclaimed, world renowned but long forgotten musical hall entertainer, Sir Harry Lauder. A biographical musical extravaganza. All music public domain. Script Excerpt

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Indisposed

A seemingly overzealous fan manipulates her way into the home of an aging, agoraphobic writer to expose the truth surrounding the disappearance of the writer’s sister and writing partner. Script Excerpt

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MADAM PRESIDENT

SHE WAS THE PRESIDENT! When Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson launches a mammoth White House cover-up and runs the presidency herself—for 18 months! Think “Iron Lady” (2011). Based on the true, actual historical events. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”) Script Excerpt

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False Start

Upon graduation, Michael leaves his hometown to start his first semester at Duke University. Unprepared and overwhelmed, he withdraws, returns home, and starts anew while working in a furniture factory.

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Fast Fade

Biopic of the luminously beautiful but tragic 1950s film noir star Barbara Payton. Script Excerpt

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A ROSE BY THE DOOR

A God fearing woman finds herself burned out by hurtful tragedies in her life. By trying to hide secrets from the past, she comes to the place where faith seems gone. But she overlooks, that old wounds must be touched and tended before they could be healed for good. A ROSE BY THE DOOR is an adaptation of Deborah Bedford's inspirational novel with the same title.

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Living Proof

Adopted at infancy, a pro minor league ice-hockey player searches for his biological parents during a championship season where his dream of playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins hangs on a thread and a prayer. But his quest to find his birth parents is a little more disruptive to his life than expected and he finds himself more on a journey of enlightenment than discovery. Script Excerpt

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Autumn Blood

Bad Apples Don't Fall Far From The Tree... A social worker, tormented by his own abused past, gives aid to an abused, pregnant teen that threatens to become a taboo relationship. The fact that his live-in mother likes to kill socially irredeemable door to door salesmen only makes life worse. When fate deals him a lottery win, his seemingly mundane life falls apart. Script Excerpt

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The Accomplice

A lovable reform school grad, desperately seeking a fresh start in a small town, unwittingly becomes an accomplice in a murder committed by the most popular kid in town.

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RIP THE SHADOWS

A young woman pursues her mother’s murderer in order to excise soul-shattering childhood wounds which bind her to a serial killer who is controlled by the spirit of a dead convict. (109 pages)

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RAIL YARD

While connecting the slaughter of a train crew to the disappearance of an engineer from a deserted rail yard, a male and female Philly detective face stonewalling and a bewildering array of suspects.

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Harpo's Bike (Can't Find My Way Home)

A young ad artist takes a trip to New Orleans on a Harley inherited from his estranged Marine father to prove to his family that the man was having an affair. Instead, he finds a veteran homeless mute - his father's best friend - who thinks he's Harpo Marx. Script Excerpt

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Gods Of Bell

When a telephone worker invades the public's privacy by using the telephone lines to find the man who killed his wife, he inadvertently becomes a pawn in a twisted tale of espionage and intrigue.

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Star Crossed Lovers

A contemporary Romeo and Juliet story about a budding romance that becomes complicated for two young lovers from rival New York mafia families.

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The Dumb Ox Bellows

A 13th-century friar struggles to revitalize Christian theology using logic and reason, but intellectual opposition from peers, malicious slander by envious brethren, and “slavery of the pen” under two Popes drive him to mental collapse and loss of faith in his life’s work -- until God intervenes miraculously to affirm its merit. The extraordinary, true story of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

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HOSEA

The son of the superintendent of international churches is convinced he hears a divine word which he follows, only to face ridicule from his family circle and friends and threats to lose his life from the drug and human trafficking world. This is a contemporary suspense about the prophet Hosea in the Bible.

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FINDING CHRISTMAS

A woman gets threatening emails and anonymous calls about her little girl, who had drowned with her husband three years ago. They never recovered her body. Could she still be alive? Finding Christmas is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational suspense.

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Spike

A Native American environmentalist is pitted against his logger brother after a botanist whistleblower is pushed too far in the struggle to maintain the forests of Northwestern Montana. As loggers fight for job security, and as environmentalists fight for their cause, the botanist becomes the victim of both sides, and enacts a dangerous retribution. Script Excerpt

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Other Madnesses

A reclusive tour guide becomes an unlikely vigilante when the dark underbelly of New York City is revealed through his dreams. This script was made into a feature film by Crutch Films and distributed by Gravitas Ventures. Available now on i-Tunes, Amazon and a variety of VOD platforms. www.othermadnesses.com

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PRETTY

Who can you trust when everyone loves you to death? When a trophy wife is manipulated by spouse and friends, she better find a way look out for herself or lose everything -- including her life.

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Because The Night

Believe in love too real to feel. Within the walls of a mystifying seaside mansion, a hard-headed heiress and the house's enigmatic owner investigate a concealed room where they penetrate another dimension and must struggle to comprehend fading boundaries of time, space and reality.

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Mission Eternal

Ten years into the future, worldwide destruction looms as one mysterious man battles to prevent the war to end all wars, in this good vs evil supernatural political action thriller set in the Mid-East and Washington, DC. "Inception" meets "The Devil's Advocate" in the "West Wing."

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The Altos

"Romeo and Juliet" meet "The Sopranos" Young love tries to overcome many obstacles including organized crime in this coming of age, satirical, dark comedy/drama. Andy and Sofia are two of six teenagers whose lives are chronicled in this moving story, set during their graduating year of high school.

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April Mae

A terminally-ill Vietnam vet, haunted by recurring nightmares of an incident from the war, takes drastic action when his self-centered, irresponsible teenage daughter decides to give her out-of-wedlock baby to her boyfriend’s family.

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THEATRE OF DEATH

In 1903 Chicago, a crusading reporter exposes of the “Absolutely Fireproof” Iroquois Theatre, as a fire trap. He is proven right. Based on the true incident. No one was ever punished. Professional Coverage: "Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter's Bible")

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The Redemption of John Parker

An embittered former slave risks life and limb as an Underground Railroad “conductor” until, targeted for death by angry slave owners and a sociopathic slave hunter, he must confront and resolve his inner rage or bring tragedy on his family. Based on a true story.

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MIRDAD: A LIGHTHOUSE AND A HAVEN

In the late 1800s, a mysterious Man is admitted at a Middle-Eastern monastery, and starts to reveal new concepts of God, life, and love, which manages to make disciples of the monks, but also arouses the furious reaction of the local materialistic abbot. Script Excerpt

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The Cat and The Rat

Pharaoh's favorite cat Horus is accused of stealing the king's jewels forcing Horus to go underground in the sacred tunnels to find Tarik The Rat to help clear his name. Script Excerpt

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A Nice Family Gathering

A story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her.

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RAGTIME WARRIOR

A FORGOTTEN MUSICAL GENIUS! James Reese Europe fights racism, Army prejudice and the Germans when he takes command of the “Harlem Hellfighters” band, introduces jazz and pop tunes; he revolutionizes military band music forever. A WW1 action musical biopic; all music public domain. Can be adapted to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) OFFICIAL FINALIST - New York Screenplay Competition Script Excerpt

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A Dressmaker's Daughter

Romanian Jewish girl, studying to be a doctor, falls in love with her tutor. When the Nazis invade and murder her family, her lover joins the partisans. She is forced to be the concubine of a Romanian Iron Guard officer and nurse enemy soldiers. Script Excerpt

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Home Like a Shadow

College girl accompanies her new boyfriend to his decaying San Joaquin Valley home town for his mother's birthday and is pulled into family conflicts and lost dreams dating back to the Civil War. Script Excerpt

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The Road to Atonement

An inveterate thief rediscovers God after he mistakenly steals the identity of a high-profile mobster in the Witness Protection Program who is marked for execution and is pursued by Organized Crime contract killers.

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THE WETTEST SPRING

In the late 1980's, Kurt Maxwell battles puberty and locker room myths, a family in the midst of dissolving, and on top of everything else, he must conquer Date Math at middle school.

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Graduate School

Eight theatre students meet and form bonds at a mid western graduate schoool where sexual predators roam the hallways calling themselves staff and faculty

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Servants' Row

After an indentured servant is brutally beaten by an overseer, the multi-racial servants flee together from their colonial North Carolina plantation with the tyrannical owner in hot pursuit.

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Victoria's Gold

A feisty widow struggles against the US Army to reclaim a mountain filled with lost treasure and gold discovered by her murdered husband.

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One Shot at Glory

A brilliant yet humble aviator fails at his attempt to be the first man to fly around the world but triumphs when he is given one shot to become the “Lindbergh of the Pacific”. The true story of an unsung American hero... and his bumbling co-pilot.

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Five Passages to Heaven

A straight shooter finds himself in the middle of an international conspiracy . The protagonist must reach down to sources of great integrity and wisdom to deal with this potentially catastrophic world event, while resisting his own personal demoms.

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Trolling

Drama. Please query for more info.

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FBI: From da Big Island

𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗬𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗱𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝗵𝗲𝗿 – 𝗛𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗶𝗶 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗱 𝗵𝗲𝗿, is the tagline. 𝙃𝙤𝙬 𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙙 𝙃𝙖𝙬𝙖𝙞𝙞 𝙘𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙚 𝙉𝙚𝙬 𝙔𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙧? 𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙙𝙖 𝘽𝙞𝙜 𝙄𝙨𝙡𝙖𝙣𝙙 is a baby boomer coming of age, fish out of water, woman-centric comedy about Ruth, a famous New York syndicated television personality, whose life is in peril. Needing solitude and change, leaves the Big Apple for the Big Island of Hawaii and discovers life is vastly different than what she expected. Deals with the customs of the islands, her unusual neighbors, marijuana, pigs, and more. Is this the change she expected? 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗮 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗺𝗲𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝘁𝘀. Read the book: https://www.amazon.com/Big-Island-Bill-Hutchinson-ebook/dp/B076QKMDV9

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The Contractor

A tile contractor in California turns into a C.I. for the ATF and runs a legal brothel in south Los Angeles until a drug dealer tries to blow his head off over a bathtub in Sunland. Script Excerpt

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LAST FLAG ON OAK ISLAND

Two museum reps use a wartime journal to find the Oak Island treasure as rivaling treasure hunters drag them deeper into the battle. Wealth of the century or the island's deft insult? (From the novel Last Assault on Oak Island by Jenn Rekka.)

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Inhumane Traffic

After the brutal murder of a missionary, an old-fashioned church woman from the country and an urban undercover police detective team up against ruthless gangsters who run a major slave trafficking network.

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Frozen Arrow

High school archery sensation Karly McCombs is living the dream life after her parents move the family to Alaska. Living isolated they depend on Karly to supply them with deer and elk meat. Discovering gold on their land sets in motion a series of tragic events when a gang of ruthless men catch wind of it. Karly now must put her skills to the ultimate test to save her family.

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APPEARANCES

A street-wise teen struggles to overcome the scorn from her friends, her school, and her church when she claims to continue seeing a vision in a city park.

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The Schoharie

A volunteer firefighter of Native American descent must convince a small town sheriff with a grudge that a vengeful Indian spirit is bent on destroying their town with the flood waters of a nearby creek. Inspired by the actual Schoharie Creek bridge collapse of 1987. Now available as a novel. Script Excerpt

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At the Sound of the Tone

The voice on her answer machine confesses to murder, and a young architect turns to a seasoned and troubled Apache policeman to investigate. Will they catch him before she becomes the next target? Script Excerpt

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The China Tiger

A group of Asian Park Rangers join with a task force from the FBI to stop the illegal distribution of tiger parts, heroin and diamonds to a world market.

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Going Alone

When a biologist working on an important environmental report with an almost impossible deadline dies mysteriously, his estranged daughter is compelled to take over his work, as an assassin closes in.

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Fallen from Grace

Fallen from Grace is based on a true story about one girl's journey confronting many adversities where others tried to silence and discredit her. However, she never gave up the perilous fight and ultimately, having her voice heard...

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REVELATIONS

A young nurse investigates her mother’s disturbing death and becomes entangled in a decades old political cover up involving her family and the illicit affair of America’s most infamous lovers. Script Excerpt

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Sick

A teenager never had the best relationship with his father, while growing up. His father's friends always came first. The teenager s becoming a young man and really wants to be close to his father. The father and his friends work hard to leave a legacy for their children. The young man wants to support his father and his father's friends until he finds out they are all sick.

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A Much Needed Devil

A small town murder mystery surrounds two estranged high school friends seeking closure, a death row inmate awaiting imminent execution and an eager reporter hellbent on exposing the truth.

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The Alibi

In 1980s Detroit, a ten-year-old boy comes of age when his father decides he’s ready to run an errand for the family “business”.

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Bit by Bit

With graduation in jeopardy, a Stanford techie gets pulled into a shady crypto-currency scheme- where he battles greed and virtue trying to save his roomie and himself.

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The Mob Angel

Dead Lawyers still lie

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The Day She Awakened

A young girl’s experience provides an awakening after her suicide attempt to escape her secret misery. Her southern family must face their beliefs and judgements or be torn apart.

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Shadow Love

Mother/college student son/professor romantic triangle.

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Hold Fast

When a gang war threatens to spill into her county, a Texas Sheriff uses unconventional methods to protect it. Script Excerpt

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LITTLE STEPSISTERS

When a wealthy businessman and a waitress get married, they think they have the perfect family with their two eight-year-old daughters from previous marriages-completely unaware that the two little 'darlings' are actually double trouble miscreants. Script Excerpt

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Memory Lane Classics

Father and son run a classic car restoration company. Dealing with scams and police.

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SHEILA'S WEB

A psycho-sexual thriller about a Key West sculptor, yachtsman and society drop-out who falls in love with the troubled daughter of a powerful Tennessee Williams-styled family and becomes embroiled in a complex web of madness and murder. A twisted, Hitchcockian tale of a single man's nightmare of sex, romance and paranoia based on Patricia Highsmith's theme in "Strangers On A Train". Script Excerpt

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The Lottery Server

After winning the lottery, Corey a waiter from Pennsylvania, takes a cross country trip of discovery and self clarification. While juggling the blurred lines of his relationship with two girls, he finds a generous outlet for his fortune.

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Nowhere Squared

Three complete strangers—a rising actor, a disgruntled street thug and a vocally-impaired college girl—all wake up trapped inside a strange metal-grated room with no way out and no memory of how they got there. Script Excerpt

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Rupture

A college student changes his past and finds that the new and original timelines have overlapped one another, creating duplicate entities unseen by their counterpart… and one may be out to get him. Script Excerpt

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Sky Messenger

As the pastor’s new assistant, Adira must survive feuding choir members, riding a pig and a woman with an abusive husband.

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THE TEST

Debbie sets up seemingly disinterested husband Jim to test his fidelity, but things spin out wildly when Jim fails a test of his own making and falls into a trap set by a team of dangerous con-artists ready to take him for a ride and everything he's worth. Script Excerpt

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THE GLAMOROUS LIFE

A model on the decline gets a much-needed vacation from her rock star boyfriend and her career as well as a new outlook on life when she hides out at a Florida beach house with an “odd couple” of twenty-something brothers who are convinced she's a hooker. Script Excerpt

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DOWN WITH DAD

A 3 time Man of the Year dad Dave McNabb tries to teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “do good things, good things happen.” But much to Lincoln's delight and wonder, things suddenly go south for Dave and bad things happen... very bad things. Script Excerpt

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TAKEN AWAY

Two 16 year-olds, one a foul-mouthed cutter, the other a church boy, become unlikely allies when they are snatched from separate states and brought to a remote hideaway by an inexperienced kidnapper and his mother who's fresh out of prison but dying. Script Excerpt

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PEEP

When two teen boys peeping in a beautiful neighbor’s bathroom window witness her murder, they are torn by how to deal with this shocking crime, and the choices they make cause their lives to spin dangerously out of control. Script Excerpt

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Last Train Home

During the last, fleeting beats of his pulse, a man seemingly put to death in Florida’s electric chair in 1999 is sent on a journey across time to confront himself as a teen and change the course of his dire destiny. Script Excerpt

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Sanctuary

A hapless and socially detached attorney's life changes dramatically when he executes a will stipulating that a substantial fortune will be shared by all who attend the deceased's funeral mass. But no one shows up... except one mysterious homeless man seeking shelter from a raging storm. Script Excerpt

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ARMED:STAY

A grieving, young widow and mother will fight through severe depression and panic attacks to protect her family from a desperate intruder who breaks into her home with a gun, a bullet wound, and an oxy addiction. Script Excerpt

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Whirlabout

A man returns home to care for his father who’s riding a downhill early-onset Alzheimer’s spiral, but dark secrets revealed about the family patriarch’s past shock him to the core, dramatically altering the course of that care... and the direction of his own life. Script Excerpt

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C H I C A

Inspired by multiple real events, Chica watches MS-13 gun down her mother propelling the girl to set out on a 2100-mile journey north in search of her father.

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Can You See Me

three teenagers who come from 3 distinct American family background, bond together for their desperate desire to be seen by their parents as who they are, undertake an incredible journey with one of the most famous Chinese mythical figure in the East Asian culture

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Bonnie and Hyde

A young hairdresser and her ex-G.I. boyfriend pull off a wild armored truck heist and take it on the lam South of the Border. Script Excerpt

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BLESSÉE (Wounded)

As the Yellow Vest protest roils in Paris, the American wife of a French millionaire, rescues a wounded bird from certain death. By doing so, a subtle, inexplicable magic affects her relationships with her unfaithful husband, and the married veterinarian she becomes infatuated with. Script Excerpt

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3 Hours

An adventure in what it truly means to forgive the unforgivable... A woman, who's a victim of life in every possible way, discovers how to truly be happy through a journey filled with bad-guys, payback, a bomb, wannabe spies, and a gun aimed point-blank at her head.

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Behind The Veil

Film Noir. Los Angeles, 1947. In an era of prejudice, intolerance, corruption, and political intrigue, a private detective's search for a young gay man leads to his entering a dark underworld that exploits and preys on the faults and weaknesses of society. for money and political gain. Script Excerpt

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Seraphim's Miracle

While investigating fraudulent miracles, a cynical reporter encounters an extraordinary fable that could change the world.

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Fire to the Rain

A woman's sudden journey of loss and betrayal, as her friends support catapults her into her next stage in life, where she heads on an adventure in finding herself, going back to her passion for writing and falling in love again.

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The Dreamers Support Group

A psychologist convenes a unique support group of creative people from which to draw material for his doctoral dissertation — which becomes a transformative experience for all, especially himself.

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The Space Between Our Lives

After nearly drowning off the coast of Uruguay, Jake finds himself in the care of three kind, but odd sisters; but the more time he spends with his rescuers, the more he questions if he actually survived the drowning.

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A Girl, A Beer and a Cigarette

A Bohemian take life as it comes kind of guy and a beautiful prostitute meet and fall in love, but the demons from their past lives try to pull them apart as they struggle to build something that will last longer than the next cigarette. Script Excerpt

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GOLDEN SILENCE

Pennsylvania , ashamed , insecure farmer boy turn rich , shrewd , charismatic medical malpractice attorney TYLER NOBLE's life is in peril because of what he knows about organ harvesting and his ambitious attempt to become the next New York Senator is threatened because Tyler Noble knows too much !

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Just Us

Facing incredible odds , four desperate Average Joes with severe sports gambling issues turn to sports betting and even robbery of an international , multi-billion dollar sports gambling corporation in order to prove their own self-worth by rolling the dice in their gnawing hunger for their second chance at repairing their lives with their families or girlfriends , paying back the massive debt owed to a sports gambling tycoon , and grasping at The American Dream .

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NOVICES

After graduation, three high school friends learn about love and loss as they embark on their careers.

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HUNT FOR THE LIGHTNING SPEAR

Adventure, Romance in the mountains of Peshawar, Pakistan, playing hide and seek with the Taliban, to retrieve the Trishula (Lightning Spear) of Shiva Script Excerpt

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NO TIME OUT

Talented Sprinter is convinced to play High School Football. He is hurt in College, and pilfers his father's Oxycontin painkiller. He is drafted into the Tennessee Titans and the dosage escalates with his wife struggling to get him off.

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WINDOW SHADOWS

Immigrant studying towards his Engineering degree while working full time, is married to a White American, who gives birth to a severly disabled child. She breaks emotionally, and finds solace in the arms of her married girlfriend. Script Excerpt

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THE SHANTY

A multi-racial crew of carpenters of differing opinions and allegiances, are locked down in their SHANTY in a new HUD apartment building in Harlem, NY, in a job action by the union. Dysfunctional Democracy under scrutiny. Script Excerpt

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MOE & JOE/UPSIDE DOWN

Moe, ex-Black Panther, and Joe, who lost $10 Million on the Madoff scam, now living in a Mobile Park in Las Vegas, and their struggle to survive. Seniors struggle to survive in a land of plenty. Script Excerpt

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The CARTOONIST

A Voodoo Witch has tattooed a medallion on Simon's chest. He runs away to NYC, afraid she is trying to steal his soul. He starts drawing caricatures and sees his subject become the caricature. Gift or Curse. Script Excerpt

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FINAL PASSAGE

The power of nature to heal the human heart: After a life-changing summer solstice cruise, a grieving widow trades harsh Brooklyn for pristine Alaska where Archangel Gabriel bargains with God to give her husband’s soul more time before completely crossing over. Script Excerpt

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Chilocco

At Chilocco, an actual government boarding school in the 1930’s where runaways are hunted for bounty, a Cherokee girl, bullied by a gang of Ponca Indian girls and abused by a white female supervisor, discovers that she has a worse problem. A white teacher who is a sexual predator is stalking her. She must find a way to weaponize in a world that holds her captive and considers her expendable.

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Ravine

A lonely school teacher who discovers his deceased father’s closeted homosexuality finds he is unable to cope with his own insecurities and his family’s prejudices—prompting an all consuming obsession with returning his father’s ashes to his British birthplace.

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Bad Lies

To rescue his beloved charity from bankruptcy, a revered old attorney in bad health takes on one last case - a libel trial - after a magazine accuses a famous pro golfer of cheating. (Screenplay adapted from the novel Bad Lies by Shelby Yastrow and Hall-of-Fame golfer Tony Jacklin.) Script Excerpt

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Fighting Johnny O'Brian (female lead)

For a parole board hearing, a 53 year-old black civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite her protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison 20 years for killing 2 black police officers. Script Excerpt

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Escargot for Dessert

A mixed race couple living in Singapore is celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary. Romance was long dead between them, although individually, wife had been coping with child abuse by becoming a serial adulterer and husband who had a history of sexual abuse in boarding school had recently been targeted by a new French colleague who, unknown to both, is a sexual predator. They soon became victims of his avant-garde ideas and when their priest helped each to open up to each other the truth of their childhood trauma, they realised how badly they've been played. The end word is revenge, using the Frenchman's love of social media against him.

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CARE PLANS

NYC, 1978- A lonely nurse searches for happiness while witnessing historic events. Her hospital becomes a refuge in a city plagued with violence, addiction and the arrival of a devastating new epidemic, AIDS. Script Excerpt

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Compersion

A friendship derived from roommates moving in together turns into redefining the idea of having a third wheel. All their lives become at risk over a measureless obsession that’s developed in one of the three.

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Only On Sunday

Everyone Wants To Be A Christian Only On Sunday

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Kiss of Satan

Satan and his cult enjoy the spoils of earth until they have to battle a Great Man of God. Script Excerpt

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The Hole in the River

A gritty, feel-good dramedy, reminiscent of Stand By Me, is set in small town America in the 1970’s, where four boys befriend a Muslim man who is falsely arrested by an evil sheriff. These boys (Native American, African American, Korean American, and American trailer trash), who are themselves bullied and marginalized, must make a stand against a white and entitled America that was never great and should never be returned to. Script Excerpt

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Coastal Shelf

Two teenage girls from opposite sides of the tracks conspire against their narcissistic parents, threatening to tear apart the facade of a family and of a community.

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Crazy

A cowboy stumbles upon a deserted town and meets a kindly old man, who tells him a revealing story from his past.

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Betrayal (PG Version)

When a female DEA agent, in charge of a task force, suspects a mole in her organization warning others of impending drug busts, she faces a dilemma - is the mole in her trusted inner circle of agents or is it someone closer to her?

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Halfway There

A worldly woman wants out of her job from a group home for the mentally ill, but stays to become their advocate, only to find resistance from the residents and the group home's owner. Script Excerpt

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Hunters

Men and women Big Game Trophy hunters are being killed world wide, from a long distance, by an Animal Activist who keeps evading the police until he makes one fatal mistake. Script Excerpt

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Unforgivable

Can love make you forgive the unforgivable? A couples love story turns tragic when an accidental shooting leaves a family member dead.

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IMPERVOS

A high-tech entrepreneur and his family huddle in a "billionaire bunker" miles underground as a purported nuclear war rages above, only to discover that they have walled themselves in with a ravenous life form living in their aquifer. Script Excerpt

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The Chief Resident

A chief resident in medicine is abruptly dismissed for an episode of sexual harassment, and a very reluctant woman resident is dragooned into taking his place.

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Truth and Concesquence

Two very different people from california paths cross connecting them forever and for them both it's love at first sight and sometimes murder.

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Bite The Hand That Feeds

When an orphaned girl is adopted by her low-life aunt and uncle, they drive to a drug deal along with a young couple and get stranded on a supernatural farm where their morality is judged.

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River of Change

A depressed man searching for purpose after several devastating events accompanies three adventure buddies on an Alaskan wilderness excursion hoping to heal, but the trip presents additional challenges.

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The Upsizer

While conducting a layoff, a successful downsizer falls for his assistant and her son, who has ASD, and discovers his Midas touch stems from the same undiagnosed disorder. Script Excerpt

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Saving Lives

A group of interns and residents struggle through a year at a deteriorating county hospital fending off a zealous cost-cutter from the Department of Hospitals

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Prison Riot

In this true story, the TV photojournalist Candle willingly enters the worst prison riot in the history of the United States, while drug-crazed inmates kill every snitch in sight.

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Bound for Germany Town

In 1832 Virginia, after a wealthy black plantation owner’s family is killed, all his possessions stolen or burned, and he’s left for dead by racist outlaws, he’s bent on revenge until a German prophetess and two Christian women, who nurse him back to health during a miraculous road trip and try to stop him from confronting the cold-blooded murderer who’ll likely kill him.

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Prisoners in Pain Sight

After a white farmer saves the life of a runaway slave, the slave helps his injured widow repair her rundown farm while keeping from each other that dangerous men are after them both.

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Dead Bolt

When a dwarf Intelligence Analyst sneaks home after a failed mission, he has to coerce the suspected Russian driver of his limo to keep him on the road as he evades the political forces trying to stop him from identifying and naming high officials involved in White House treason.

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Eany, Meany, Mighty Mole

When an adventurous spy novelist of a certain age is seduced into a game of espionage she resists falling in love with the older man – thought KIA for thirty years – whose hunky youth she keeps alive as the secret agent in her stories – the lost love of her life.

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Forever Friends

After a long separation, two childhood friends toy with the idea of romance with each other as they date others and pursue their careers. Script Excerpt

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Compulsory

Inspired by true events: In 1922 Oregon, a lawyer, thinking he’s protecting his family, reluctantly, but covertly joins the KKK and their push for the Oregon Compulsory Education Act, only to throw his family into mortal danger. Script Excerpt

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Adobe Rose

Adobe Rose and her two partners D’Shuan and Zemz hunt down the worst of the worst law breaking monsters, bringing the high profile drug lords and mass murderers to justice.

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GENERAL GRANT IS DOOMED!

“NEVER RETREAT, NEVER SURRENDER!” Ex-President Ulysses S. Grant struggles to complete his “Personal Memoirs” while combatting terminal cancer. He produces a masterpiece. The true story. Can be expanded to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author, The Screenwriter’s Bible) SEMI-FINALIST Fade In Awards - True Story/Bio Competition

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BOJANGLES, EUBIE AND BERT!

A TOE-TAPPING MUSICAL! Legendary performers Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Eubie Blake and Bert Williams relive their show business triumphs in spite of racism and theatrical bigotry. An epic musical drama and biopic. All music public domain; can be expanded to TV musical miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) Script Excerpt

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Paris Mon Amour

An impetuous, naïve young woman, despondent over the loss of her first love to war, leaves a small vineyard village for Paris seeking adventure, fun and a new life only to become the prime suspect in the murder of a local crime boss.

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“The Bell of San Francisco”

A troubled girl (Young Lindsay Lohan type character), runs away from her adoptive home in Florida, and becomes involved in drugs, strip clubs, and the porn industry in San Francisco, which ultimately destroys her relationship with her boyfriend (“Clay” character type), and her life as a whole.

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The Accompanist Awakening

A talented piano accompanist, haunted by his past and burdened with a supernatural gift, searches for redemption when he meets a troubled ballet star seeking a comeback, but tormented by a violently obsessive boyfriend.

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ARKHAM HORROR

A group of misfits unites to defend a small town from an onslaught of unimaginable horrors.

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Christina

When FBI analyst Larzon investigates frozen homicide cases, he studies Christina from a two-century-old painting, early photographs, and recently a video standup as a TV war correspondent in Afghanistan and questions whether she is either the love of his life or a ruthless cold-blooded killer.

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Candle

In this biopic script, Candle was shot and stabbed as a Military Policeman only to return back to his civilian life to experience the brutality of the world as a combat news photographer.

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American Ballad

Based on actual events, the Mexico City high school student and beauty queen, Ophylia, initializes and then updates an anti-Narco blog to expose the drug cartels with devastating effect across North America.

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The Muse

A married writer going through a midlife crisis becomes infatuated with an uninhibited young woman he meets on the beach, finding inspiration through her as they begin a torrid affair...but he soon finds himself targeted by a killer who has also found her...inspiring.

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The Legacy

Shipwrecked in the North Atlantic, an American whale biologist, bitter over his brother's beheading in Iraq, and an Emirati doctoral candidate struggle to survive the elements and their biases.

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Love's Mysterious Ways

A liberal-minded executive, who overworks to compensate for being childless, takes drastic measures to save her marriage after learning her husband got a one-night-stand pregnant. Script Excerpt

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Morgan

Morgan is a modern day teenage Witch, going to school and fighting the dark powers of ISIS and ISIL in a Fantasy about war and a reality about the present day evils being fought now and in the past, on the fields of King Arthur where his half sister Morgause, comes back to the present to help Morgan save this world in a thrilling action/adventure battle where good finally wins and evil is destroyed on a field of blood and gore. Script Excerpt

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The Keys To The Kingdom

A young couple is so caught up in the fast lane, they do not realize that an African/American homeless man has built a room in their attic and is changing their lives every day, forever. Script Excerpt

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The Shell

A nationally known surgeon/doctor, removes the head of his best friend, for sleeping with his wife, and keeps it alive until the head finally turns the tables on this horror/thriller of a partial day-time nightmare. Script Excerpt

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Light Fingers

Awkward bookworm displaced by her father's bankruptcy, falls for her lab partner in science class, a boy with the touch of a surgeon, who is also the world’s greatest shoplifter. Script Excerpt

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I Love You to Pieces

A couple whose marriage is strained after three miscarriages decide to try therapy, however, their therapist has her own agenda and is willing to kill for it.

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Wifey

The sound of wedding bells have a sweet ring to them, but the reality of marriage is sometimes a totally different picture, and one woman is about to find out you should be careful about what you wish for after she meets her...prince charming?

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Valley of the Gods

Full length feature - not quite Shangri-La when our modern day girl from London, meets a prince from a kingdom in the Himalayas. Fairy tale quickly turns to nightmare when she discovers she has been lured there to be a lab rat. Her baby would be sacrificed to some ancient war-god while she fights to wean herself off the marijuana-laced food. Her only hope was a German drug dealer who helps her escape through the mountains of Zanskar, over the Tibetan Plateau....fighting off bears, overcoming avalanche and of course the God of War!

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Killer's Holiday

Money, greed, and power have twisted a young man’s life as he is implicated in a ruthless robbery and murder plot where his life and others hang in the balance, and if he isn’t able to clear himself the books will soon be balanced and not in his favor.

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ANGIE & MARIA

A World War II tragedy abruptly transforms the temporary friendship of two racially dissimilar straight women into a permanent loving partnership.

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Inadmissible Guilt

A family oriented young lawyer having suffered the death of his twin brother fails to get his older brother acquitted of the charge, only have to defend another man, charged with killing his own wife, who has a shocking alibi - the explains the killing the lawyer’s twin - and turns him in a an engine of vengeance.

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A Star Reborn

After hitting rock bottom, Elvis Presley struggles to kick drugs, reunite his family, and co-star in A STAR IS BORN to be taken seriously as an actor. Script Excerpt

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Life Is What You Make It

A spunky young woman assaulted in a parking lot by a deranged veteran struggles with fear and compassion that brings the two strangers together and inspires a relationship.

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY

An embarrassment-prone middle school girl's life gets risky when she suspects her pretty older sister's good-looking boyfriend is really a vampire, and sets out to prove it.

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Mother Seacole

Through an irony of fate, a Scottish-Jamaican lady battles prejudice, provides medical assistance to British Soldiers in the Crimean War, and becomes a British heroine.

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Municipal Authority

When B.J loses his job as a reporter, he is forced to take a job registering the cognitively compromised to vote; or face the new government Municipal Authority camps for non-producers. This was a semi-finalist in American Gem Screenwriting Competition as Sign on the Bloody Line.

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Watch

An L.A. homicide detective, who also rents spare rooms in his apartment building to aspiring Hollywood actresses, must prove his innocence when one of them is brutally murdered by someone bent on revenge, exposing the detective's dirty secret. Script Excerpt

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Watch Night

After his wife abandons him and their autistic son, a husband loses everything and needs supernatural help to regain his dignity and keep his son.

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Givers and Takers

Taking down a corrupt political candidate before an election is key for an FBI agent to prove his brother was a pawn in the murder of a prostitute connected to both.

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SPARKS

An alcoholic’s gifted teenage son and a stripper’s alienated teenage daughter grow up, face their fears of intimacy and adulthood, and come to terms with their dysfunctional parents one summer on the wrong side of the tracks.

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Alive and Alone

A young boy survives a private airplane crash that kills his father leaving him alone to survive in the wilderness of Alaska using skills he learned from his father until or if rescued.

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Beyond Boundaries

In order to visit his father in Malaysia to collect a large sum of money owed his divorced mother, a young American man and his friend embark upon an ill-fated and daring venture by stealing an airplane, two sailboats, and two speedboats that they have no experience operating.

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FALL BACK

Two lovers try to reunite after being separated by rifts in space and time.

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A Greenville Christmas

Hoping to revive a once promising journalism career, a struggling waitress gets the opportunity to run a newspaper. But the new job requires that she leave her big-city home during the holidays and relocate to a small town where news is scarce and journalism has no rules. (Finalist, 2018 Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition.)

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PATCHES' PERIL

After running away from her drunk prostitute mother to her small town uncle’s home, a teenage girl must retrieve her two younger sisters before they are put into the big city street trade. Based on true facts.

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SAFE SEX SUMMER CAMP

When foxy Gigi arrives at a dilapidated summer camp with her over-sexed boyfriend and horny friends, their hedonism is plagued by two nosy rich Arabs, a big Indian and the uptight high school administrator.

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CROSSING GUARD SANTA

When Nick North (Santa) accepts a position as a crossing guard to bridge finance the toy production, he encounters bullying by both children and adults and then must communicate the Christmas Spirit without magic to end the abuse.

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RELATIVE CONTACT

Remote farms — lone women — masked attacker — stumped local police. A new female TV reporter going back to her home town is the next victim.

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DOUBLE STEED

When a teen girl has to take over the care and training of her competitor’s new horse, her compassion and companionship with the two horses wins her a dressage competition.

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The Teenage Bodyguard - TrueCrime/Biopic

A uniquely accomplished teen stands between murder witness & the Tacoma Mafia seeking her over a week of fun, frolic and death in 1974. Tag: Sex, drugs & rock-n-roll meet sex, guns & mayhem. For more: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TeenageBodyguard/photos https://www.scriptrevolution.com/scripts/the-teenage-bodyguard

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Not About Money

Ellen receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to find that her career is soon threatened.

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I Love You, Oscar Wilde

A young Canadian artist, madly in love with Oscar Wilde, paints his portrait which inspires his controversial "The Picture of Dorian Gray," but must change to realize her own happiness, when he marries another and his gay lifestyle emerges.

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Fair Warning

Thriller based on the true stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff in 1969 by an obsessed graduate student, and the legal case that changed U.S. doctor-patient confidentiality laws. Script Excerpt

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Conflict & Communication

A girl forced by an overprotective father to go to college ends up getting an education in family, friendships, and relationships.

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MAUSOLEUM MAN

After his wife's sudden death, her husband fights his sister and a cemetery official to stay with her in the family mausoleum.

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David vs. Vegas

Torn between his religious beliefs and the thrill of gambling, a brilliant inventor and Baptist family-man, desperate to break out of his dead-end job, invents the world's first personal computer and uses it to take on the blackjack tables in Vegas.

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Dead Line

The ghost of a beautiful young woman, murdered by a serial killer, enters a young man's life, bringing chaos with her. Script Excerpt

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A PORTRAIT OF AN AUTHORITARIAN DOMINATING

When a patient comes for treatment with a psychologist she finds the doctor is more emotionally needy than she is and their relationship has given him the means to destroy her! Script Excerpt

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KICKER

Karate Kid meets West Side Story. An interracial teen romance is caught between two gangs of skateboarders and BMX racers in a park turf war. An Indonesian kickboxer and the white sister of the skateboard leader fall in love against her brother’s wishes. When the turf war turns violent, he has to rescue her brother from a dangerous drug ring. A martial-arts action drama of teen love, rage and betrayal. Script Excerpt

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The Flats

A married assistant D.A. falls for a vagabond girl living in the seedy Beach Flats area of Santa Cruz, California. His double life may lead him to a killer, but at the cost of his marriage and career. Script Excerpt

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Last Contact

On the brink of extinction by a deadly alien emperor, Earth's last salvation may be an orphaned, half-human, 17 year-old, naïve, sheltered, pacifistic farm girl who unknowingly is next in line to be queen of a benevolent alien federation that knows the shocking truth of Earth's origins.

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Vengeance Island

A young couple are stranded on a remote Alaskan island when their seaplane goes down in a winter storm. Soon, they realize they are being stalked --- and not just by wolves.

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Call of the Brazos

A rugged fast gun, haunted by the ghost of a past love thought dead and a false accusation of murder, has to prove his innocence and defend his ranch inheritance with the help of his new love, an aristocratic attorney. Both of whom have vague thoughts of familiarity neither can understand from a long forgotten lost love.

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Across The Brazos

Mistaken identity as a killer in Montana results in the man fleeing to Texas to start a new life and new home until suddenly he is forced to decide between the life and love he has there or return to Montana to face his fate.

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ANGELSKIN

Disturbing story of brutal serial killer, archangels battling fallen angels, and Armageddin looming for all! Script Excerpt

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My Buddy

A mafia princess searches for the murderer of her father and finds him in the most unlikely place of all--by her side. Script Excerpt

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A Job To Die For

While most large companies are fighting for their existence in today’s economic free fall, APC is making a profit. But APC is losing a lot of management people through accidents and sudden unexplained deaths. APC carries life policies on its management people and twenty nine deaths in 3 years produced more than thirty million in policy payoffs. What investigators find shocks the nation?

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Malleus

Adulterous husband burned at the stake for consorting with evil emerges in modern Los Angeles to stalk a fatherless young man he thinks is a reincarnation of his own son. Script Excerpt

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Love Lost And Found

A mild mannered widow becomes a warrior when she struggles with family problems and confronts a past relationship with gut-wrenching results.

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Te Mama

Move along, Karate Kid movies. African/Caribbean-American Mom and son learn two forms of karate, his a kick-ass sport to beat his white girlfriend’s jerk brother at a big tournament, hers a dancing kind for fitness and peace. Relationship miseries are solved after their two masters face off, then (Kara)Te Mama is stealth-attacked by the jerk brother.

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In the Broad Face of Day

Historical Drama (1843): When a lunatic guns down the secretary of the British Prime Minister in broad daylight in central London, the ensuing courtroom battle and outcome was to change forever the way insanity was viewed by courts around the world.

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CHRISTMAS MITZVAH

Perfect story of love and a acceptance for the holiday season! Script Excerpt

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Snooks

The extraordinary true life story of Nate "Snooks" Gulliver, dancer and drummer extraordinaire, who played with Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and other greats and was Billie Holliday's childhood sweetheart. Script Excerpt

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Double Take

A couple, victimized by unscrupulous individuals in the financial industry and both mistakenly diagnosed with terminal cancer, concoct a joint scheme in which their nemesis unwittingly finances their exorbitant worldwide vacation under the watchful eye of an unorthodox Guardian Angel.

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SEVERELY GIFTED

A bright, lonely teenager learns about love and loss while taking a summer job to escape his abusive father.

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THE REDDITION

An idealistic monk crusades against manipulative, sadistic prefects at his order's reform school for boys.

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The Virgin Effect

Daughter of a middle-eastern oil billionaire, drugged and raped at a frat party, contacts a young L.A. surgeon to restore her virginity for her arranged marriage. When the surgeon's receptionist learns of the plan, she and her boyfriend decide on blackmail. Script Excerpt

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Riviera Drive

Three Latino felons on the run invade the home of a prosperous Latino insurance executive, who must reconnect with his own violent past to save his family. Script Excerpt

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Space Reserved

Three women take long-deferred vengeance on a successful young ad exec for a crime he may --- or may not --- have committed at age 11, when he and his buddies lured a pretty classmate to a remote area of the playground. Script Excerpt

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ME & JACKIE

Touching story of an unlikely friendship between a self-imposed, junk yard hermit with guilt he can't shake and a young latchkey teenager from a poor Baltimore neighborhood. Script Excerpt

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The Deer and the Dolphin

NOTE: THE EXCERPT ABOVE IS THE THIRD SECTION OF THE DEER AND THE DOLPHIN. For pp. 1-80 e-mail jfdavanzo@poweroc.net In this future history sci-fi fantasy Nick, a solitary sailor, is witness to the degradation of Earth's ecology and becomes a central figure in Earth's recovery. Script Excerpt

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Keep In Touch

An active middle-age minister struggles with regret, and drug abuse and vows to break the cycle overcoming obstacles with remarkable determination, hope and belief he can do it. Quarter Finalist Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition Keep In Touch is a stand-alone screenplay that is part two of an American trilogy that faces the universal emotions of love, grief, empathy, and challenges. SEE SYNOPSIS

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2084

It's 2084. Several states have seceded in the USA and formed the United Socialist Republic. A brilliant, rebellious freedom-loving student experiences what life would be like when he resists the tolitarian regime.

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A GRUNT'S TALE

A tribute to Vietnam Veterans on this Veterans' Day. Award-winning parallel story of a Khe Sanh Vietnam Veteran and the young black woman employed by his sister who helps him work through his debilitating PTSD. Script Excerpt

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LOST AT SEA

High-seas survival adventure in a lifeboat, based on a true story and a controversial naval murder trial. As a disabled cruise ship is evacuated, one of its lifeboats is hopelessly lost at sea -- in the path of an oncoming storm. A junior officer, acting as captain, faces a moral dilemma when he realizes there are too many people in the boat to survive the storm: he must play God and decide who goes overboard to die, in order to save the majority of passengers. Script Excerpt

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LIFE WITHOUT FATHER

Ghost dramedy with family values, a la "Ghost" meets "Parenthood". An acclaimed news cameraman who's been neglecting his family for his career dies suddenly under mystical circumstances and returns home as a ghost to haunt his 12-year-old son a week before his 13th birthday. He only has a short time to teach his son life lessons and to learn how to be, and to redeem himself as, a once-absentee dad. Script Excerpt

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D.E.T.E.C.T.I.V.E.S

Two rival detectives join to solve a case whereby ten San Francisco detectives are being murdered by the Chinese Mafia. Little do they know, they're also on the hit list until... "And Then There Were None."

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The Catastrophe

An elderly, benevolent female philanthropist inadvertently employs a crimianl psychopath who generates havoc in her family, ultimately causes her death, justifying retaliation against him by her loyal, enigmatic, avenginng cat.

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THE LIGHT MAN

A woman at a music festival passes off two children to the light toy vendor. A disturbing twelve-page short that twists as we decide if she helped or hurt them. A professional script analyst says this of The Light Man: "I love the way you play with our expectations -- the way you make us look left, then slap us across the face and tell us to look right. You have a gift for that."

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CERTAIN ARRANGEMENTS

A naïve teen on probation for a first offense gets lured into using an old woman's flower shop where he works as a front for drug trafficking.

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Taken

Based on a true story. A college student is kidnapped at gunpoint and gang raped by three men, but when the law fails to bring about justice, her mother falls apart, only to mend and seek revenge against the rapists. It is a suspenseful story of pain and trauma that is righted through legal ways that almost went astray (murder), a story of healing and redemption. It exposes injustice and the repercussions that vibrate through a family.

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THE COMMON ROOM

A proud former religious superior, newly retired and fighting for his dignity at a retirement home for monks, meets up with an old, vengeful nemesis - and an old flame.

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CARLOTTA'S STORY

In a nursing home, Eugene O'Neill's third wife, Carlotta, tells a researcher the untold story of her tumultuous life with the famous playwright.

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Transmuters

They--cure cancer! A radiation leak occurs whilst two pharmacologist test a cancer curing drug; side effects resurface a few years later.

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The Novice Priest

The unexpected perils of a young timid priest.

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Sinful Play

Two complete strangers, who accidentally cross paths, soon realize they have a lot in common.

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Med Frenzy

Kendra falls victim to a horrifying skin disease, and while physicians label her psychotic, in her struggle to find her own cure, she discovers an underlying conspiracy. Script Excerpt

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THE WORD ON THE STREET

While trying to keep her family together, a young Catholic widow must also deal with prejudice as black families start moving into their all-white parish in 1950s West Philadelphia.

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CLEAN LIVIN'

When her actor boyfriend delays marriage claiming money woes, Isabel tries to turn her inherited Smalltown cleaning service into a quick buck. Trouble is, she's got no people skills and needs 150 straight profitable days before she can sell it.

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Then I Became Death, Destroyer of Worlds

NOTE: This screenplay was a finalist in the Film and Television/Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship Competition. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, seeks relief from his work in the arms of artist Georgia O’Keeffe. The strength of their relationship helps transform him from “the father of the atomic bomb” into an anti-nuclear advocate. It has been optioned by HBO producer Lee Levinson, at The Late Bloomer Co., Ltd., New York, New York. Script Excerpt

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