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Best Romantic Comedy Screenplays

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Curbside Service

A recently separated couple finds themselves stranded in the Arizona desert on their way to a family holiday function.

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Lover Haters Club

A bold group of teens band together to form a unique and quickly growing movement against relationship games, that captures the attention of the teen icon, Hayley Kiyoko.

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Violent Delights

A group of feisty, fed-up coworkers devise a plan to utilize their clientele privileges to potentially boost their lifestyle up a notch, by copying the MO of a group of infamous thieves.

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Heartbreak Hotel

After discovering a bag of money, two down-on-their-luck men set about improving their lives, unaware that other people are on their trail, including a small-time crook who needs to pay off his debts and a pair of crooked cops who want the money for themselves. Script Excerpt

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Less Traveled

A well-known celebrity falls for a girl, unknowingly below his social status. He's torn between honoring his familial traditions and societal expectations regarding relationships or following his heart and true desires regardless of the consequences.

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The Gotaways

A successful producers world is turned upside down when she's given the unexpected news that her hit TV show has been canceled. Now at a cross roads, she's forced to revisit her own "gotaways" from the past.

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Operation Mom

An Indian-American teen conspires to become her mother's matchmaker instead of the other way around, but only to find love herself. Script Excerpt

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CHARMER

CHARMER is a fast-moving female-driven romantic adventure/comedy. When a young woman, jilted by the leader of a small drug cartel, who pulls a mild-mannered laid-off DEA agent into the adventure of a lifetime when she takes him on a road trip to Mexico to relieve her ex-lover of his stash.

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When Ani Met Jo Met Cris

A recurring meet-cute over the course of a decade, but make it super gay! A fateful road trip sets pragmatic Ani and passionate Jo on the path of Reluctant Travel Companions to Enthusiastic Lovers - until they trip down the life-altering detours of Jo’s pregnancy and Cris, her dashing midwife.

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In the Cards

A down to earth, girl next door, piques the interest of a rough around the edges, men's club president.

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The L.A. Kid

A homeless but hustling teen poses as a Reed College lit. major to impress the girls but winds up in trouble with the law instead. Script Excerpt

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KAY SERA

An ambitious musician's tidy life is derailed when she's lured back to her dysfunctional family to care for a teenage sibling while wooing a record contract and dating someone who desires more than a casual hookup.

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OPEN YOUR EYES, DUDE

Confronted with the choice between happy bachelorhood and old job, or marriage with eyes toward the Senate and President, a playboy surgeon has one week to find the right woman. (Previously titled, TRICIARELLA, WHO ARE YOU?)

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RODEO

A wealthy, widowed New York socialite, and a know-it-all preacher enters the unfamiliar world of rodeo, determined to “rescue” the widow’s wayward daughter who has fallen for a young bull rider. But plans go comically awry. Eventually the rodeo and unlikely romances win the day.

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UNCLE FRANCO'S BIRTHDAY SUIT

Paolo’s relatives, including his zany Uncle Franco, are determined to reunite their nephew with his teenage love, Magdalena. To succeed, they must overcome a scheming coworker, Martin, and his gold-digging sister, Sarah, with her false claims of pregnancy.

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JIMMY AND JARA FROM OUTTA SPACE

A twisted sci-fi road comedy with heart, a la “Little Miss Sunshine” with aliens, an interspecies romance and a spoof on classic sci-fi films and the American Southwest’s UFO subculture. JIMMY, a Venice Beach boardwalk hustler, discovers beautiful alien JARA and her two intergalactic circus performers stranded on Earth. He cons them into his “family” of misfit street performers and takes them to Las Vegas. Along the way, sweet-tempered aliens touch jaded human hearts. Ultimately Jimmy must save Jara and her E.T.’s from a ruthless Las Vegas casino kingpin, with the help of Nevada UFO buffs. Script Excerpt

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OHIO FINCH

A midwestern prude summoned to Europe to settle her estranged son's estate learns tolerance and unconditional love when she meets her son's true family.

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Silver Daze

After 25 years of marriage to a guy who seems more in love with getting high than with her, she plans a romantic anniversary trip in hopes of rekindling their long-lost romance.

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Russian Romance

On tour with the visiting Russian Circus During the Cold War, a carefree American jazz pianist romances a beautiful Russian high-wire artiste, but the comic clash of cultures turns serious when the vindictive KGB tour director sends her home in shame, and the American must fly to Russia to bring her back 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. Script Excerpt

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Stuffed

A petite Chinese girl turned competitive eater fears she'll lose her new found love if he discovers her gluttonous career.

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Burning Old Man

A group of grade school friends reconnect to throw a communal sixty-fifth birthday party for one another - leading to a Burning Man type celebration.

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IT NEVER RAINS

A recently divorced DEA agent is laid off from his job prior to Christmas. His ex-wife has left him with nothing. A hot female "criminal" who is a pilot and has been delivering "medical supplies"(aka "drugs") across the border from the States catches his eye and he decides to roll the dice and tag along.

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Everything I Have Is Yours

Thirteen-year-old Haylee stumbles on her father's affair with her mother's friend, who has come to stay after her home was burglarized. Haylee develops an unlikely friendship with the woman who is betraying her mother. Script Excerpt

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Childhood Issues

A fun-loving bachelor crippled with anxiety over his upcoming wedding resorts to a wild whirlwind series of hypnotic therapy sessions to confront the issues of his youth that keeps him from saying, “I do.”

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The Road to Shambala

When a hapless American musician is kicked out of his own band, he travels to exotic China where he crosses paths with a sexy superstar Singer proving love is an international language assuming her jealous Fiancé and Crime Syndicate Boss doesn't kill him first.

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Godmother

A young and extremely dedicated, modern-day, fairy godmother may be offered the career opportunity of a lifetime, if she can turn her back on a handsome, pure-hearted university student, that has brought her the happiness she usually brings others.

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Rod Knock

While comical mishaps in his work and social life give rise to ridicule, this newly single man finally proves himself worthy to his deriding buddies and Latino lady friend. Script Excerpt

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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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One More Day

A salesman sends a text message to God flippantly when he’s out for drinks with a co-worker, asking for an extra day that week to get ahead in a sales competition, he gets it, but he discovers that he’s cursed with an extra day every week until he learns how to treat people. Script Excerpt

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Man(ny) Versus A.I.

When an awkward ad exec named Manny beats up a coffee maker, every mechanical device goes after him thwarting his chances of winning a CLIO advertising award and destroying his relationship with the woman he loves.

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Smoked Out brother's

Smoked Out brother's, Two brothers always stoned living in the same villa, two spoiled adult brothers who have everything paid for by their Rich parents, The two brothers constantly up to no good with their nepali friend, a bunch of stoner geek's call themselves the 3 mascateers the three virgin mascateers finally find their lovers. Script Excerpt

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Lucifer's Mother

Lucifer's Mother, brutally shaking people to death knocking out people speechless, she came out of hell to show people who's Lucifer's Mother in the game. Script Excerpt

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An Italian Caprice

Martin Turner (40) has an unusual occupation inasmuch as he serves 'arranged' sentences for substantial fees and a luxury cell in an Italian prison where a little graft goes a long way. Until, that is, his 'employers' need him to accept a murder charge that involves a once-in-a-lifetime fee for a far longer sentence than usual. He is in two minds as to whether to accept this until he meets a young lady from the consulate who sees it as her mission in life to rescue him from frittering his life away. Screenplay. 50% scripted with synopsis.

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Two Machine Guns

Wanting to escape her mundane existence and family problems, an intellectually curious but naive high school senior seeks acceptance and asks out a withdrawn loner at the urging of a popular clique, but the independence she achieves comes at a horrible price.

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Gold Fish

Tae gets the hook up he deserves after an encounter with Josh at the beach. He is introduced to Natalie and things get fishy from then on.

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MISS EVA

Burdened by her own heartbreak, a gifted young teacher comes to work for a family that has been beset by tragedy and changes all their lives for the better

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Lovers and Friends

Dre's heart led him down a path of bisexual lust, love, and secrets. He didn't think exposing himself to any of them would lead to his demise.

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Just In Time for Christmas

Lance and Heather denied their love for each other since they were kids. Being home for The Christmas put them in the spirit of love and exposes their long-lived façade.

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Second Chances

A once commitment phobic man finds himself in a race with his male biological clock when he’s told his first true love is back in town.

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The Spirit World

A woman falls in love with a spirit she unleashed from a magical mask

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Christmas Under the Mistletoe

Logline: When a beautiful marketing pro learns her boyfriend/boss has betrayed her, she must find a way to trust men again in order to find love at Christmas, while trying to make a million dollars for her new boss. Pitch: Christmas Under the Mistletoe is a family-friendly rom-com with several socially relevant themes that has Christmas everywhere, a little bit of magic, a little bit of music, and an uplifting ending. It keeps production costs low by being set in the present day, being primarily set in one location, having only 10 speaking parts, and no CGI. Script Excerpt

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We Need To Talk Before You Die

A quirky teacher with a fantasy-prone personality, and his therapist wife, get more than they bargained for in their whimsical quest to get closure with people before they die.

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Sibling Cousins

A quirky contained dramedy about an agoraphobic writer who unknowingly fathers three daughters with three sisters in the same year, thus producing sibling cousins. Script Excerpt

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KETCHUP

KETCHUP is a fast-moving light-hearted romantic/action comedy with a strong female lead and a male (fish-out of -water) co-lead. A recently divorced DEA agent that leaves him with nothing is laid off just before Christmas. When a hot female pilot embarks on a drug-related heist to Mexico catches his eye, he decides to roll the dice and tag along.

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Can't Talk

An advertising agency creative suffering from a crippling public speaking phobia is subjected to an unusual "cure" that complicates her love life.

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Heat of the Moment

A former comedian and out-of-work chef gets invited to cook for some old friends, and he soon realizes you can't stop the heart's utmost desire in a weekend filled with love, drama, and betrayal. Script Excerpt

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ELECTRIC

After being electrocuted on the job, a woman has the power to make everyone around her fall in love... everyone, it seems, except the man of her dreams. Script Excerpt

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My Father's Worst Nightmare (inter-racial version)

With his African American boyfriend in tow, a college sophomore takes a weekend trip home for the express purpose of COMING OUT to his family and all hell breaks loose until a near tragedy triggers a father’s journey towards acceptance.

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THE GLAMOROUS LIFE

A model whose career is fading gets a much-needed vacation and a new outlook on life when she hides out at a Florida beach house with an “odd couple” of twenty-something brothers who are 100% convinced she's a hooker. Script Excerpt

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Light Fingers

Lonely teen, uprooted from Minnesota to Santa Monica, falls for her lab partner in biology class, who happens to be the world's best shoplifter. Script Excerpt

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Sunnyside

Quirky young woman gets drunk on her high-tech job and ends up in a strange rehab where she must come to terms with her choices and history. Adapted from my published short story. Script Excerpt

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Flush

Ambitious young Wall Street wannabe travels to take an internship with a crypto firm. He idolizes Sam Bankman-Fried like a rock star. But the company turns out to be a floundering home repair business whose owner wants a financial whiz aboard. About to leave in disgust, the wannabe meets the receptionist, a runaway who dreams of becoming a cabaret singer. He decides to stay and ends up falling in love and abandoning his mercenary values. Script Excerpt

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The Liberty Bell Sweepstakes

A dazzling young woman who claims she can “invent the future” leads three lovestruck guys on a zany quest to win a big pile of cash on the Fourth of July. Script Excerpt

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Your Honor, Please!

Raymond Gransom went from an attorney to an out of luck cabby with a court date. A judge saves his life, and Christmas for a ward full of children, by sentencing him to community service at a Chicago hospital where he stops feeling sorry for himself and learns to love those who may never see another Christmas.

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Fitzgerald Whispers

F. Scott Fitzgerald's excesses catch up with him... fifty years after his death. The granddaughter of one of his past flings needs his help and he returns to his room at The Grove hotel to give it.

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An Author's Tale

Mardi Harper is a novelist with a penchant for the extraordinary... or so she thought until she met the ghost of Socrates. Besides trying to not sound crazy, she muddles through the hilarious quandries that go along with being an author.

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The Golden Fan

Chinese, American Julie Lee buys a Ch'ing Dynasty story fan in Hong Kong and returns to her home in Los Angeles. When she arrives home she is kidnapped, threatened, robbed and finally, in the end, she is persuaded to help a family of art thieves discover the resting place of a three hundred year old family treasure whose map is painted on the face of Julie's fan. This is a romantic comedy about art, art thieves, forgeries and fakes and takes place between Hong Kong and Los Anageles. Script Excerpt

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