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Best Urban Screenplays

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AT THE MERCY OF FAITH

In the wake of a terrifying and traumatic encounter with RUTHLESS characters, a 14 year old minister - mourns his twin sister, and scorns the GOD he once fervently praised. Script Excerpt

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LA Nights

It is 1973, and Quick operates an upscale after-hours establishment in West Los Angeles alongside his socialite son, Dizzy. When a New York detective on Quick's trail receives a tip from his southside rival, Quick and his eclectic crew concoct a plan for one final heist before they flee the city. Script Excerpt

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Major Players: Ray Ray vs The Monster

After a five-year prison stint, a recently-freed boxer must defeat the undefeated champion of Atlanta 'The Monster' to save his cousin from drowning into deeper debt. But the real fight lies outside the ring, where his steps are laden with betrayals, gunfights, and narcotics. Script Excerpt

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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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Euthanized

A grieving animal control officer becomes an unlikely social media hero when she embarks on a vigilante crusade against animal abusers, but her violent actions trap her between friends on the police force and the leader of a citywide dogfighting ring. Script Excerpt

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I Hear You

A belligerent boss berates his employees and struggles with his marriage and hearing-impaired son, but after he is caught pilfering from the company, the threat of losing his career is rectified by a most unlikely source.

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Into the Sunshine

A Naval Officer returns to his hometown Washington, D.C. to lay his younger brother to rest and bring the killer to justice. Script Excerpt

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Lil B-Easy

After a Voodoo Priest cast a spell on ventriloquist doll, Lil B-Easy, he comes to life and grows with his human big brother, pulling pranks and causing mischief along the way. Script Excerpt

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Where In The World Is Matthew Redstone?

A father overcomes memory loss, homelessness and despair when his journalist son finds him languishing in a homeless shelter after searching twenty years for him. NEED AGENT OR MANAGER

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Equity

Are you in or out? The year is 1919. Your name is Frank Bacon, and you’re the author and lead actor of the most successful play in Broadway history. Your fellow actors are about to go on strike in support of their union, the Actors Equity Association. You’ve spent your life fighting for the rights your friends are hitting the bricks to protect. If you go out on strike with them, you risk losing everything you’ve achieved. Your wife doesn’t want you to go out. The managers will fire you and take away the rights to your play if you don’t cross the line. What about it, Frank — which side are you on? Are you in or out? Script Excerpt

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Mission kamikaze

Osama Bin Laden is back he lived a conspiracy and wants the whole world to know he's back but Bin Laden Keeps it Old skool and gangsta messing with The CIA's minds, a little bit of explodings here and there not willing to detonate here and there till the right time is he has his mind focused on his Peshawar Wedding dancing girl, Osama runs The drug trafficking trade messing around day and night with alcohol and drugs as his workers get caught by the CIA and dealt with but Osama doesn't care he calls up the CIA giving them orders as he can see them all the way from Peshawar. Script Excerpt

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Twisted

Scarred in a fire as an infant, an opportunistic young man suffers from distorted thinking, but the head of his rehab facility has his own twisted logic.

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Major Players 2: Thunder vs Lightning

After defeating a seemingly invincible opponent and severing ties with his manipulative cousin, a boxer must face an even more intimidating foe. 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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Once Young

Two parent-less 18-year-olds fall in love and, alone and together, struggle with what love and maturity may look like amid an adult world that is often confusing and sometimes dangerous. A panoramic tale of life as seen through the eyes of innocence. Script Excerpt

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AT THE BELL

A new elementary school gym teacher battles a deranged psychotic killer bent on destroying families in a small town.

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CHRISTMAS MITZVAH

Marita welcomes many of her sons ' LGBTQ friends into her home, creating a new "family" of love and acceptance - especially for those who were rejected by their own families for declaring their true selves. 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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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. The tensions heightens when his rebellious 17-year-old daughter falls for one of the felons. Script Excerpt

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FLASHDRIVE

Washington D.C. area copywriter, Alice, is having one of the worst days of her life. She has a terrible hot flash episode on the Metro, strips, and then gets stuck in the door when she tries to exit! When she gets to work things go even worse for her... Script Excerpt

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JANIE LOVES BOLLYWOOD!!

A fun and fresh reworking of "It's a Wonderful Life!" - but Bollywood style with a Goth girl and a hot Bollywood actor "angel" instead of George Bailey and Clarence. Script Excerpt

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