Best Fantasy Screenplays

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LEGACY (retitled LEGACY TWO: ORIGINS)

A coming of age story about a boy in Ireland named Lachlan who finds himself in a magical world he never knew existed. Kyros, Lachlan’s father, abandoned his son as a young child, and never saw him again. Now Lachlan must deal with the resentment that he feels towards his father while attempting to rescue him on an epic journey. Script Excerpt

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Seraphim’s Miracle

A former war correspondent is forced to confront his tragic past, as he cynically investigates an alleged 'miracle' that might just be the real thing.

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LUANA (retitled LEGACY ONE: LUANA)

After her parents are murdered, the last dragon whisperer — a 16 yr old grieving teenager named Luana — goes on an epic quest to avenge their deaths and rescue her village from blood-thirsty banshees. Script Excerpt

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The Glade

Rose Ferguson just wants the family back she’s never known. Unbeknownst to Rose, an evil as old as time itself, wants to make sure that reunion never takes place. When all seems lost, the one thing she sought might be her only saving grace.

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STORM DRAGONS

In a mystical land where champions fight to the death to keep the peace, the revenge of a chosen warrior against the killer of his family risks starting the bloody war he was bound to prevent.

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GHOST I.T.

After the tragic death of his identical twin brother, he feels guilty and tries to find redemption through an unsuccessful suicide! Then he comes across Hig, a demonic ghost, which promises everything, but only to trick him, so Hig can escape his own hell. Script Excerpt

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We Shall Not Go Hungry

In Viking Age Iceland, Sigrun and her two brothers are reunited with their estranged father, only to fall prey to a horrific curse. After their father goes missing, Sigrun must protect her brothers by any means necessary, but uncovering her family’s history of dark magic may lead her to become the very thing she’s fighting. (harryaspinwall.com/wsngh)

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Dream Catchers

In medieval Scotland, a man searching for redemption becomes the target of torment as his power to heal becomes a catalyst for fear.

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Pariah Chapter 1: Emergence

For thousands of years, evil has held influence over the Earth. A group of outcasts known as the Pariah have been tasked with vanquishing these demons back to the fiery gates of Hell. As some of the Pariah give into temptation, the distinction between good and evil becomes blurred.

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Tam Lin

In a modern romantic fantasy based on an ancient Scottish fairy tale, a strong young woman risks everything to save her mysterious lover from the evil Fairy Queen, and bring him back to a world he's never known.

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One More Sleep

A grumpy manager about to get the sack, wakes at the North Pole and is told by Santa’s helpers that Christmas Eve will keep repeating until he finds his Christmas spirit. Script Excerpt

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SINder

Cinder unites with Fairy against Cinder’s evil step-family, led by Fairy’s murderous sister, Greta. The two women and their army of females, trade slippers, and carriages for swords and bows and arrows to keep Greta and her wicked daughters from stealing the throne. Script Excerpt

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LEAP

An underachiever, at the end of his rope, learns the secret of traveling into parallel universes and uses it to improve his personal and professional life. Unfortunately, he breaks all the rules and loses his way home; And if he can’t fix it, it may cost him his life.

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The Other Side

Driven to suicide by an abusive work environment, a young circus performer returns as a ghost to the world she left behind, and decides to seek justice.

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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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Saga of the Dwarf

A dwarf's plan to save his village lands him in virtual hell but, in order to escape he must depend on a gnome wizard who is literally in hell or join him. Script Excerpt

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Free Indeed

When our heroine sees more than what meets the natural eye, she knows she is on a divine assignment, if she doesn't free a woman from spiritual bondage the woman will die. Angels of light fight angels of darkness to protect us. Our prayers influence the outcome of spiritual warfare.

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Christmas Island

Sissy and Kenneth return to their home in the northern woods for their mother's funeral, to find that their parents plan to snatch their bodies.

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Across the Veil

Betrothed as a part of a peace treaty, Nylas, prince of the Unseelie, and Aislynn, princess of the Seelie, court each other between two different worlds. When a long-time foe threatens Aislynn and the peace their families have worked so hard for, Nylas must tread carefully so as not to start an all out war.

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True Tears - Timeless Fairy Tale

A young maiden who grew up hidden in the woods must find her father the king to save the kingdom from doom – His twin sister and self-appointed Sorceress Queen who banished him almost 18 years ago uses all her powers to prevent a successful journey.

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Tin Gods

Set in the near future, two robots, the Monitor and the Merrimack, train for an arena battle to decide who will control the United States during the second civil war, only to develop awareness and question why they must fight at all as they clash in the largest attended, biggest pay-per-view event in history. Script Excerpt

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Mermaid of Neverland

An orphaned maid working for the Darling family doesn’t believe that Peter Pan exists – till she discovers she’s a lost mermaid. She embarks on her own adventure through Neverland’s seas to save the Darling children.

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Quick Shot

Quick Shot is about an ex-marine with the special ability to slow down time and shoot at impossible targets. His life changes when gets recruited by an underground organization bent on taking over the U.S. government. Script Excerpt

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Heaven Spent

A lonely young man, Micah Cohen, considers suicide, only to be visited by an “agent for the afterlife” who mistakenly thinks he’s already gone through with it. Rejuvenated by his new lease on life, Micah's determined to set things right…but when he discovers that Death itself is hunting him down, it’s up to Micah’s guardian angel – a rookie -- to save him. A dark reverse spin on Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

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Iniquitous

When a spell releases an ancient demon, it attempts to bring its fellow minions from hell, through a human woman. And four friends must use a mysterious necklace, to stop the entity from opening a gateway to our world. Script Excerpt

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Yule Tied

Two unlikely heroes of Christmas are magically chained together as they attempt to rescue kidnapped children from a witch and her warlord but wind up sparking a revolution. It’s an origin story about the German legend of Belsnickel, the inspiration for our modern image of Santa Claus, and Krampus, his hairy companion.

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BORN TO BE YOU

A female seagull gets stranded and injured on an island of flightless cormorants. The leader nurses her back to health. He wants her to be his mate with the condition that she gives up flying.

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A Body to Die For

When an accident takes short, dumpy Jeff’s life and mistakenly leaves tall, handsome, ladies man Rick alive, two angels decide to “fix” it by switching Jeff into Rick’s body and bringing Rick “upstairs” in this scifi romantic comedy about two unlikely best friends. "Heaven Can Wait" meets "Hangover"

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MOVING DAY

When a grifter takes a moving job at a remote mansion for a wealthy recluse, he's tempted by rare valuables in storage, but as an impromptu heist gone wrong leads to a tense stand off, he finds spiritual redemption if not material gain, is well within reach. Script Excerpt

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Glorious Revolution

2056: a new world order. Four prisoners attempt to escape execution by exploiting the judge's weakness for one of them. Script Excerpt

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Man(ny) Versus Machine

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. Script Excerpt

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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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Space Brats

While on a mission to colonize newly-discovered Planet Vistal, five astronaut children set out to rescue their abducted parents from an evil, alien civilization. In the process, these NASA "brats" reign havoc and wreak mayhem in the galaxies.

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The Monsters of Macon County

A lonely boy discovers three extraordinary creatures who've been hiding in the wilderness for many years, the remnants of a failed experiment. He befriends and helps them, but once they are introduced into society he begins to lose control.

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The Salting

Only an 11 year old boy realizes that his father has disappeared and has to go to an alien world to rescue him and prevent the destruction of the earth.

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The No Fly Zone

Jamal Jones has to stop human sized flies from crossing the no fly zone to earth so he can prevent them from capturing his wife and taking over the earth.

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THE VACATION

A family of five awakens one morning to find their suburban home completely, and inexplicably, surrounded by the ocean.

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River of Dreams

Star-crossed lovers, Hamilton Maywood and Lee Ann Hunter, participants in the 1870 great steamboat races, have a second chance to get it right coming back as Greystone Ducette and Elizabeth Rowland, aboard a modern day re-enactment of the boat race.

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Futrasonic Girl and Nanorocket Boy

Logline: A writer makes it big when his superhero screenplay becomes a popular motion picture. Yet, ruthless government VIPs make him an enemy of the state since his film undermines their scheme to collect billions from a fake Russian space attack. Pitch: Captain Marvel meets Day the Earth Stood Still.

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ISLE OF PARADISE

A familial feud among an alien aristocracy engenders the birth of humanity. Script Excerpt

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Waking Up Xmas

In a land populated by holiday characters from around the world, cynical teenager Duncan (Candy) Kincaid must find the spirit of Christmas to awake from a coma before his body gives out on him.

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The Professor and the Arthurian Quest.

When dark magic re-emerges into the world, an ambitious history professor sets out on a heroic quest to find the legendary Arthurian artifact; The Holy Grail, in a final attempt to keep chaos at bay.

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Song of the Bard

A gypsy bard sacrifices himself in order to save his family and must enlist the help of strangers if he is to escape an ignominious fate and reunite with his loved ones. Script Excerpt

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Mage's Journey

Enosh, the First Mage, must journey across ancient Africa to find the cure to save his wife before evil consumes her.

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The First Mage

In a world where man and magic are new, Enosh must battle evil to save his wife.

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CAULDRON

Squabbling siblings, in search of their real parents, take a job house sitting a cottage in the countryside, only to discover it belongs to a wicked witch. Script Excerpt

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NIGHTHAWK

Over the centuries, in Baile Herculane, Romania, there’s folklore about a flying being that protects the area from crime. The Cazacu family living in a mountain castle is suspected to be the source. When Vali Cazacu, and his wife, Shimeka, are killed, an emergency surgery’s performed to save Shimeka’s baby, who’s adopted and taken to America.

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The Message

A family screenplay with supernatural and religious meanings

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Pirate Tale

On a far-away Caribbean island, a young man has a daily task: to write about the life of the slaves. However, he finds even more interesting writing the stories about an old man's adventures, in an scenario dominated by dangerous quests, magic, enchantments, and fantastic treasures.

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Pariah Chapter 3: Fire and Brimstone

As Ismael, the catalyst of chaos brings down his wrath upon mankind, the Pariah must come together to save the Earth from Hell's clutches. As the Pariah battle to save the human race, they will discover that the cost of victory comes at a heavy cost.

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Pariah Chapter 2: The Prophecy

A fallen angel uses his cunning abilities to test the Pariah. As evil's influence becomes more rampant, the prophets who may be able to stop it rise up as the final battle for mankind marches ever closer.

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Extinct

The intriguing Sci-Fi fictional story Extinct is the illustration of human evolution visually narrated by a fictional main character that will be traveling though time from the beginning of time the big bang all the way up to today. Looking for a change after the death of his wife, a plane crash leaves a man meeting God to travel through time and see the process of extinction, the rise of man and show him the importance of life. This intriguing sci-fi fiction illustrates human evolution through the travels of Max, a scientist and martial artist who is moving cross-country after losing his wife. He carries his research on human evolution during the prehistoric time is the last thing he hears before the plane crash lands. Max wakes at the beginning of time, and a mysterious figure who guides him through the rise of mankind. Traveling through the Jurassic, Roman and Industrial eras, Max will learn the importance of living in the moment and why man has come so far. Script Excerpt

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SWARM

.A beekeeper’s transformed into the superhero SWARM. He and the swarms of wasps that follow him safeguard a city from crime, especially from three evil men, who have created a thieving, destructive manlike flying drone robot called DRONEMAN.

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Halo & Horns

Two centuries old enemies – a male angel and a female demon – compete to guide the relationship of a new young couple only to wind up falling in love with each other. Script Excerpt

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At odds end

While trying to cope with side effects of his imprisonment, a recently reinstated detective frantically hunts for the serial killer who held him hostage.

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BACK TO THE MOON

An astronaut who wasn't chosen to go to the moon invents a space ship, taking along a whiz kid on a journey of discovery.

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BELLE AND THE BLOOD BEAST

A revisionist horror take on the classic fairy tale for young adults -- equal parts romance, action and gore. Belle, a modern, independent beauty rebelling against the man's world of 17th-century France, is forced to live in an enchanted castle to save her father's life. She becomes the defiant prisoner of the Blood Beast, a lonely nobleman cursed with a monstrous body and a predatory savagery powerful enough to hunt and kill twenty men. Both are transformed by a strange, complex love that's threatened by outside forces led by Victor, a cold-blooded cadet captain so obsessed over Belle that he'll destroy them both. Who the true beast is evolves in dark, twisted ways. A romantic horror-thriller date movie, R-rated for violence, not a Disney family movie. More in the style of "Red Riding Hood", "Gretel and Hansel" and "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies". 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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THE OCTOPUS CHARMER

Flora is Guam's ultimate octopus whisperer!

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ROME IN WHITE

The assassination of an American president begins in 300 AD in Rome and proceeds to 2011 Washington DC and then returns to Rome in 307 AD for the assassination, death of Severus II on a day it snowed on Italy and Rome is in white.

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DOWNsized

A young couple who work in a holiday display factory try to make their way back home after mysteriously being miniaturized among model Christmas villages.

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The Novice Priest

A shy young priest is faced with life changing challenges, when he is deemed to perform the wedding of his childhood bully.

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