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A young girl's imaginary friend starts killing her family off, one by one. But what can you do when you're only nine, and Death wants to play? Selected for The 2016 BloodList. Winner of the 2016 ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Competition.

AMERICAN SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

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By Robert Gately.  Interviews

A retired cop 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. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 04/25/2017 )

By Robert Gately and Drew Keil.  Interviews

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 Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 04/25/2017 )

By Keith Davidson.  Interviews

A murder mystery presented in three genres -- gritty film noir when the brilliant detective who solved the case recalls it, lush Hollywood glamour when his starry-eyed wife starts writing a novel about it, and lurid pulp when her meddlesome editor rewrites her. Their comic battle for creative control of the manuscript turns serious when the novelist realizes her husband missed a key clue, and the race is on to see who can re-solve the case first.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/07/2001; Updated: 11/04/2017 )

By Dave Kraft.

When the NFL's most feared linebacker demolishes a division opponent, his QB best friend with a career-ending hit, only the power of forgiveness and one Super Bowl dream can lift them back to triumph. ....

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/28/2010; Updated: 11/16/2017 )

By Marc DeLamater.  Interview

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.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/03/2006; Updated: 07/03/2017 )

By Robert Gately.  Interviews

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. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 06/13/2017 )

By The Brothers Langlais.

When a California mudslide unearths a mass grave filled with hundreds of headless, spineless corpses, an FBI psychologist risks everything to uncover the sanity-shattering secret that unites the victims.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/07/2008; Updated: 11/21/2016 )

By Steven Oppenheimer.

A Secret Service agent, on trial for assassinating the President, realizes on the witness stand that before answering to the jury or the American people he must first answer to himself: Was firing the fatal bullet a crime or an act of conscience?

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/21/2012; Updated: 07/04/2017 )

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

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/11/2003; Updated: 07/04/2017 )

By The Brothers Langlais.

When an American military hero suspects the President of conspiring with enemies of the United States, he decides the only patriotic solution is to commit treason himself. (Inspired by Shakespeare's "Coriolanus.")

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/08/2008; Updated: 11/21/2016 )

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. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/29/2011; Updated: 07/15/2017 )

By Dan O'Sullivan.

A shape-shifting alien stranded on Earth arranges for an escape ship with his race responsible for leaving him in exchange for a girl who holds the key to their survival in an interplanetary war. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/30/2017; Updated: 11/20/2017 )

By Patrick Rodio.

After attacking his rival, Tad Dancer, during a championship badminton match, Ray O'Malley is banned from the sport for five years. Now, with the surprise introduction of Stuart, the son he never knew of, Ray is inspired to shoot for the championship again, and hits the badminton circuit with Stuart and his old teammate Spider in a quest for fame and redemption! Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 11/23/2006; Updated: 07/06/2017 )

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. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 01/27/2007; Updated: 07/06/2017 )

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. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 12/04/2008; Updated: 07/06/2017 )

By Mary MacDonald Rival.

Maggie and Madison were inseparable, until the passage of time... the inevitability of growing up... and the sprawl of suburbia changes everything. Maggie returns home from reporting overseas to find their once idyllic small town filled with plastic surgery-addicted trophy wives... and Madison controlled by a wealthy mother-in-law who is set on destroying her.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/20/2010; Updated: 11/04/2017 )

By Pamela Hunt.

When a anonymous caller confesses to murder, a young architect seeks help from an Apache policeman with unorthodox methods to solve the clues before the killer strikes again. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/16/2002; Updated: 07/15/2017 )