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An FBI Agent wakes up with no memories in a post-apocalyptic New York City after an unknown catastrophe has annihilated all life on earth. Second Place, Screenplay Festival, 2018.

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By Lynda Lemberg and Jeffrey Allen Russel.

In 1840, an unconventional widow risks her life when she joins forces with a charismatic journalist, brutalized tenant farmers and a traumatized exile she rescues in Montreal, to stop the most powerful men in Scotland from violently evicting Gaelic Highlanders, unaware of her own family's complicity in the ethnic cleansing.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/22/2014; Updated: 01/05/2019)

By Jonathan LaPoma.

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all (#1 ranked Comedy and GLBT script on MovieBytes).

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/02/2016; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By S R Kuy.

The Heart of a Tiger is based on the true story of a woman who escaped the Cambodian Genocide in the 1970s. It follows three generations of women struggling against the boundaries placed upon them, each ultimately emerging triumphant to achieve their dreams. This is my family’s story of survival. Received 37 awards.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/30/2018; Updated: 09/09/2019)

By David J Schroeder.

When a catastrophic accident causes an athlete to become paralyzed, and all seems to be lost, he finds redemption in the most unlikely place, with a gaggle of colorful characters in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 19 'Best Screenplay' awards. Previously #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/16/2011; Updated: 06/30/2019)

By David J Schroeder.

A lost nuclear bomb is found on a stranded ship heading for the Gulf of Mexico.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/18/2012; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By Mark Gunnion.

PLAY THE FOOL (Action / Comedy) An eccentric musician recruits his old band to help steal a legendary guitar, unaware that competing military teams from Russia and the US Air Force - both trying to avert WWIII - are after his bass-player's rare, vintage gear.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/11/2017; Updated: 11/11/2018)

By Phil Parker.

LOGLINE: "In the final days of WWII, when a rule-following pilot crash-lands on a Japanese island carrying the third atomic bomb, he faces a harrowing dilemma: follow orders and manually detonate the bomb to prevent it falling into enemy hands. Or help the island's POWs escape.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/21/2014; Updated: 11/10/2018)

By Craig Peters.

Haunted by the war, a homeless vet searches for a deranged street preacher who murders his followers to send them to heaven -- and he could be next.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/27/2013; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By Charles DeRykus.

In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and child go into hiding with the help of her brother, a WW1 veteran in the Dutch Resistance, who struggles with his demons to keep them safe.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/27/2017; Updated: 09/15/2019)

By James Palmer.

A traumatized priest haunted by visions of his violent past obligingly serves a rural parish while indulging in a long distance affair, but his vindictive compulsion is sparked when he’s wrongly blamed for the deaths of two troubled altar boys.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/09/2018; Updated: 03/25/2019)

By David J Schroeder.

Larry David has a hard time being smart without being an ass. A traffic violation leads Larry David to traffic court and community service as a traffic cross walk guard. Meanwhile, the hybrid car maybe a silent killer, and Jeff Green is losing weight while getting Rolf-ed. Winner of 8 'Best Screenplay' awards.

Format: TV Episode

(Posted: 01/27/2012; Updated: 09/13/2019)

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: 05/04/2019)

By David J Schroeder.

THE BIG IDEA: a jack-ass odyssey. A disabled germaphobic/dirty joke scholar, a Black/Swedish hip-hop poet, a multiple personality John Doe, and a martial arts American/Asian Mensa chick want to collect a $10 million court settlement from infomercial giant, fat-man Tony Idoni, for their 'Big Idea' - a telephone condom. But they find that the biggest of big ideas is LOVE. FOUR 'Best Screenplay' award, and ONE 'Best Dialogue' award. Recent winner of Best Comedy feature in the Canadian Diversity FF.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/27/2012; Updated: 09/13/2019)

By Alan J. Field.

When a high-functioning heroin-addict with buyer’s remorse steals a deadly chemical weapon that she developed, a disgraced CIA operative, obsessed with tracking down his wife’s killer, must retrieve the weapon—and the formula from the chemist’s tortured mind--before it is sold to death merchants.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/31/2019; Updated: 05/31/2019)

By Jonathan LaPoma & Natalia Porras Sivolobova.

After trying for seven years to successfully make it as a dancer in New York, a 30-year-old half-Mexican, half-American woman with dual citizenship reluctantly returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles to find her identity. [38 awards/honors including, First Place-2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest (Drama Category), and Grand Prize-2015 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category)]

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/16/2014; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By Brent Hartinger.

(Family/Animation): In the four kingdoms of Spades, Hearts, Clubs, and Diamonds, where people are ranked by numbers, a group of lowly "twos" tries desperately to stop the Queen of Spades from overthrowing the other kingdoms. (This screenplay was a "featured"/top-rated script on both TheBlackList.com and SpecScout.com.)

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/07/2014; Updated: 02/12/2019)

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: 05/21/2019)

By Timothy Swiney.

In 11th century Scotland, when witches ruled the night, faeries danced among the stone circles, and all manner of mystical beings roamed the forests; a young hero encounters a host of strange creatures on his quest to destroy an evil witch.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/23/2017; Updated: 07/29/2019)

By Steve Weissman.

Kolby's the top agent of Cupid, who happens to be a beautiful young woman, but Kolby's on the verge of losing his job, and Cupid's on the verge of dying, if he can't reunite a special pair of reincarnated soul mates before a deadline causes love to disappear from earth.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/01/2007; Updated: 05/06/2019)

By Jonathan LaPoma.

A young boy who loves animals must cope with his father’s insistence that he will someday work in the slaughterhouse that has employed the men of his family for the past several generations. [21 awards/honors including, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest, and Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category).]

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 09/07/2019)

By Brent Hartinger.

(Family/Fantasy): Julie, a 13-year-old-girl plagued by nightmares, wakes up in Slumberia, the strange wonderland inside her own brain where they "film" her dreams. But can she stop her nightmares without ending up stuck in Slumberia forever?

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/05/2011; Updated: 10/10/2018)

By David J Schroeder.

In the post 9/11 world of cultural confusion and erroneous judgment, Habib bin Habib al Fulan pawns his beloved guitar and reconciles with his young wife. Premiered in 19 countries, 127 film festivals, and won 94 Best Film Awards/12 Best Screenplay Awards.

Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 02/19/2012; Updated: 05/06/2019)