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By Danny Howell.

A teenager about to turn 16 makes a discovery that could be his ticket out of his oppressive small town life, but it means leaving his younger brother behind.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: ; Updated: 10/06/2019)

By Timothy Jay Smith.

A gay army deserter adrift in a war-torn African country vows to save a girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he could not keep.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/26/2006; Updated: 07/19/2019)

By Joe Borriello.

A pocket-sized alien prince travels to Earth to open relations, only to discover his cousin is plotting his assassination to steal the crown and achieve galactic domination, starting with Earth.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/13/2019; Updated: 09/14/2019)

By Danny Howell.

When a troubled girl's visions of her classmates' murders start coming true, she suspects her father is the killer.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/06/2004; Updated: 09/27/2019)

By Cassie Hayasaka and Keith Hayasaka.

A tenacious young Japanese-American's loyalties, duties, and illicit interracial relationship are tested to the limits when his family is separated by the US government and imprisoned during a time of fear and paranoia surrounding WWII.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/30/2019; Updated: 10/10/2019)

By Charles DeRykus.

In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and child go into hiding with the help of her brother who struggles with PTSD.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/27/2017; Updated: 10/23/2019)

By Keith Davidson.

Winner of multiple contests (including Disney and WB), this detective comedy is about a struggling mystery author who's writing a novel based on her fiancé detective’s big murder case and discovers he missed a key clue, then sets out with her eccentric editor to re-solve the murder. But to win back her respect and save their relationship the fiancé must beat them to the punch. The film is presented in three different genres — film noir, Hollywood glamour, and pulp – depending on which character is telling the story.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/07/2001; 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 Joann Buckley Collins.

The unsung muse of the Dada art movement of the 1910s was a woman ahead of her time. Thrice married, thrice abandoned, the Baroness Elsa kept rising from ashes. Proto-punk. Performance artist. Feminist. Synesthete. Elsa enthralled and inspired everyone who met her, but remained unknown to the world at large, and died tragically unknown, alone and penniless.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/03/2019; Updated: 10/19/2019)

By Sven James Robinson.

A gritty Noir detective is thrust into 2019 where he is given a second chance to solve the case which killed his partner in 1945.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/30/2019; Updated: 05/30/2019)

By Chris Fetherolf & Brian Holm.

The Magnificent Kevin, a young magician in the old west, teams up with Harry Houdini and a secret society of magicians to battle their arch-nemesis, Melvin the Mentalist.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/16/2018; Updated: 09/10/2019)

By Patricia Fox.

The Chief of Police investigates the murder of a young woman while confronting the Sheriff, who blocks his every move for jurisdiction, in order to protect himself from the Chief finding out about his ties to both the murder victim and the killer.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/01/2009; Updated: 07/15/2019)

By Ernestina Juarez.

During the Mexican-American War, Lieutenant Ulysses Grant falls in love with a young Mexican woman who helps American slaves escape bondage. The war separates them, but years later they meet again when the woman is dispatched to the United States to seek an alliance to prevent France from conquering Mexico and becoming an ally of the Confederacy. (Finalist - 2018 Academy Nicholl Screenplay Competition)

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/13/2018; Updated: 07/06/2019)

By Kevin Brodie.

A Kurdish escapee from an honor killing is imprisoned in a detention center, from which she must find the strength to resist her captors and gain freedom--forcing a confrontation with the brother that still wants her dead.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/30/2010; Updated: 07/19/2019)

By Joe Borriello.

A grumpy Jake and his bright-eyed 12 year old neighbor Lucy rise from their sick beds to find everyone around them has become zombies as a result of an alien attack, and inadvertently become the world's only hope of salvation.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/13/2019; Updated: 09/08/2019)

By Cassie Hayasaka and Keith Hayasaka.

Marion Duke always struggled to overcome poor life decisions - some inherited, some self-inflicted. When the disparate characters and strands of Duke’s life converge at his funeral, deeply buried secrets emerge, threatening to destroy his carefully cultivated image of a devoted family man and war hero.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/25/2019; Updated: 10/10/2019)

By Kyle Lavore.

During a road trip to reconcile with his estranged brother, a terminally ill young man forms an important bond with a down-on-her-luck hitchhiker who tried to rob him.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/14/2019; Updated: 02/14/2019)

By Selcen Onsan.

A star cop struggles with the implications around testifying for or against his partner and mentor in the shooting death of a black man, catapulting his storybook life and bi-racial marriage into upheaval as he steadfastly attempts to avoid any involvement in the controversy at all.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/25/2019; Updated: 07/25/2019)

By Timothy Jay Smith.

When a Mossad agent discovers he has assassinated a Palestinian politician falsely accused of terrorist ties, he risks his job, marriage and ultimately his life to help the man''s family. QUARTERFINALIST, NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS WINNER, AMERICAN SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/12/2007; Updated: 07/19/2019)

By Kevin Brodie.

A combative college professor accused of Holocaust denial tries to clear his name and repair the strained relationship with his teenage daughter before the scandal irreparably widens the chasm between them.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/11/2012; Updated: 07/19/2019)

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.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/11/2003; Updated: 05/04/2019)

By Matthew Tolbert.

Four lifelong middle aged men deal with the challenges of starting over in employment, relationships, parenting and health when they are so close to reaching their goals.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/18/2013; Updated: 07/06/2019)

By Matthew Tolbert.

The Viking Leif Eriksson, who, to prove himself to his legendary father Erik the Red, embarks on a dangerous voyage to find new lands and inadvertently discovers America.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/21/2015; Updated: 07/06/2019)

By John Edward Uth.

When a brilliant, shy, alien-obsessed teenager travels to the moon for science camp, he must convince the other kids that there are real aliens on the moon in order to save Earth from attack.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/09/2009; Updated: 09/08/2019)

By Kate Maney.

Shakespeare's Daughter is a romp through Elizabethan England that follows a young noblewoman's quest to find the real Shakespeare, win a cash purse offered by the Queen's chief councillor, and extricate herself from the marriage arranged by her noble family.

Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/29/2006; Updated: 03/02/2019)

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