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A burned out middle-age accountant and a young daredevil woman form an improbable alliance on a dangerous rescue-mission to Mexico. First Place, Screenplay Festival, 2017.

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By Robert Gately.

A retired police officer goes to the current-day Army/Navy football game with his two wacky friends intending to jump onto the field and score a touchdown he should’ve scored decades ago when he fumbled during the same football classic as time ran out, only this time dozens of security guards await him, and it’ll be a friggin’ miracle if he succeeds.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 01/09/2019)

By Dave Kraft.

While battling a vengeful extortionist’s scheme, an All-Pro linebacker with anger issues works to rebuild a life, his character and a career that spirals out of control after his fierce play on-field injures his estranged best friend. .

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/28/2010; Updated: 12/02/2018)

By Robert Gately and Drew Keil.

Self-exiled at home for decades, an agoraphobic mother must choose between her recluse life and trekking through the scary bustle of NYC to see her estranged daughter perform a solo at Carnegie Hall and, while she takes this voyage with her two loved-starved friends, this eclectic, female ensemble allow us to laugh and cry while making us believe we are never too old to dream and never too young to forgive

Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 01/09/2019)

By Keith Davidson.

Winner of multiple contests (including Disney and WB), this detective comedy is about a struggling mystery author who while writing a novel based on her fiancé detective’s big murder case discovers he missed a key clue, then sets out with her eccentric editor to re-solve the murder. But to win back her respect and save their relationship the fiancé must beat them to the punch. The film is presented in three different genres — film noir, Hollywood glamour, and pulp – depending on which character is telling the story.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/07/2001; Updated: 11/10/2018)

By James Ossi.

She's a French artist's model. He's a New York artist. Together they vibrate in harmonic insanity. Explosive love. Ludicrous sex. Preposterous adventures. Against the world ... but right ... but happily insane.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/06/2004; Updated: 01/05/2019)

By Marc DeLamater.

Imagine going around the world under the sea onboard the world's most advanced submarine. It sounds like "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," but it really happened. In this dramatic true story, an American nuclear submarine captain announces to his new, untested crew that their maiden voyage is now a far more dangerous top-secret mission - to make the first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/03/2006; Updated: 01/05/2019)

By Robert Gately.

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.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 01/09/2019)

By Mark Beech & Linda Gray.

When two clueless old prospectors let their mules do the thinking, even a case of nitro can't spoil the fun.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/13/2010; Updated: 07/07/2018)

By Chuck Loch.

A U.S. Army interrogator in Afghanistan uncovers details of an al-Qaeda plot to detonate a nuclear device in Washington, DC as the President delivers his State of the Union Address. But, in the process of interrogation, SHE bonds with her prisoner and fights to save him from the death sentence brought on by his own disclosures.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/11/2003; Updated: 01/07/2019)

By Timothy Jay Smith.

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.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/29/2011; Updated: 05/08/2018)

By Jim Gabaldon.

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

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/25/2011; Updated: 07/07/2018)

By Patrick J. Rodio.

For four-time divorcee Zucker and barely legal (and very wealthy) Alexa, it was love at first sight. But after Zucker panics and runs off to Mexico with two million dollars of her father’s cash (also leaving Alexa deep in debt), Zucker realizes just how important she is to him and hatches a plan to escape Mexico and return to his true love.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/27/2007; Updated: 02/19/2018)

By Patrick J. Rodio.

Pete, an anti-social loser, hires a male model, Simon, to attend his high school reunion cruise as Pete to "wow" his former classmates. But when Simon falls for Kara, Pete's high school crush, Pete takes matters into his own hands and battles the model for her heart.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/04/2008; Updated: 02/19/2018)

By Pamela Hunt.

When her phone messages include a murder confession, a naive architect turns to an Apache detective with a troubled past. Can they find the caller before it's too late?

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/16/2002; Updated: 11/16/2018)