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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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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Alien In My Pocket

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.

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Doors of Miracles

Fighting fear, the Doors to God's Miracles are flung open wide transcending a young woman into the Universe to return with supernatural powers, miracles - and God speaks. Script Excerpt

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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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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) Script Excerpt

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and The Devil called!

The Devil's only hope of saving Hell is to capture God's chosen-one - for only she, can re-ignite its flames. Script Excerpt

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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. Script Excerpt

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There is a Season

Two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian, must find a way to break the cycle of violence that has locked their fates together. Script Excerpt

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Live, From The Milky Way

The crew of Earth's first starship journeys across the galaxy in search of extraterrestrial life, unaware that they're the stars of an intergalactic reality television show.

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THE RUINS OF OZ

When burned-out ruins appear in a Kansas cornfield, an archeology professor discovers that the Wicked Witch of the West has returned and now threatens the Earth as well as Oz. Script Excerpt

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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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Mad And Bad Fairy Tale

An unlikely duo of a wacky magician and a former shaolin nun must stop the released demon to save the kingdom and his lives from the demon’s revenge.

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Long Path To Peace

A streetwise tween hidden in the wilderness for his protection, battles with his immortal Guide before saving him from a living hell. Script Excerpt

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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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Tripping Through The Multiverse

A reclusive writer finds new lust for life when a friendly alien sends him on a dizzying journey through alternate realities.

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God is a Geek

A geeky comic book writer promotes his comic book with the aid of a young prodigious girl and a band of nerdy kids after the superhero he created steps out of a portal and into his comic book store in search of his creator.

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THE GHOSTS OF SILVER GULCH

In 1900 Colorado, four ghosts hold an intervention to save the soul of the meanest, stingiest galoot in a small mining town -- but he manages to make “life” miserable for them! Script Excerpt

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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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Quick Shot

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

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Holly Wood

The destitute widow of a murdered private eye is goaded into tracking down his killers by her husband’s spirit, pushed on by the husband’s gangbanger angel and the widow’s wannabe producer friend.(91 pages.)

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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. 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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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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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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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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The Cat and The Rat

Pharaoh's favorite cat Horus is accused of stealing the king's jewels forcing Horus to go underground in the sacred tunnels to find Tarik The Rat to help clear his name. 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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CLIENT FROM HELL

A struggling young female attorney agrees to represent the Devil in court in return for a chance to say a final goodbye to her dead young son. (93 pages)

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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. Script Excerpt

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THE KNIGHTS OF MORIEN

The African knight of legend embarks on a quest to find his father and restore his mother’s honor but becomes embroiled in the battle against powerful and blood-thirsty Mordred, who vows to destroy the once great kingdom and the Round Table forever.

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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. Script Excerpt

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Edna May

Edna May is the retelling of the classic, “A Christmas Carol.” Only this time is about the richest woman in Manhattan, Edna May Scrooge. This tale of the Christmas Ghosts that visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve has a twist, a contemporary story with a female Scrooge. She holds true to the character of Scrooge but it is the modern twist that gives the story a new flavor to the classic story. Script Excerpt

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Can You See Me

three teenagers who come from 3 distinct American family background, bond together for their desperate desire to be seen by their parents as who they are, undertake an incredible journey with one of the most famous Chinese mythical figure in the East Asian culture

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GHOSTED, WITH LOVE

After a broken engagement, a young American woman runs off to London to lick her wounds, only to fall in lust with the ghost of a 20-year old WWII RAF pilot who is a dead ringer for her ex-fiancé. Things go from bad to weird when she finds out her 96-year-old English neighbor is still his girlfriend!  Script Excerpt

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BEAST AT THE DOOR

An albino camel mysteriously appears on the doorstep of an unhappily married Vicar and his wife, changing their lives forever, and delighting their small English village... until people start to go missing. (Adapted from the 1936 novella, THE CAMEL, by Lord Berners, with permission of the Berners Trust, UK.) Script Excerpt

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An Angel Whispers

A jaded journalist is forced to confront his tragic past, as he cynically investigates an alleged 'miracle' that might just be true.

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SWARM

A beekeeper transforms into superhero SWARM, he and Bald-Faced Hornets safeguards a city from a thieving, destructive manlike drone robot, called DRONEMAN.

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A WALK IN THE PARK

A elderly man's daily constitutional becomes a surreal experience.

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Unreachable Divide

When the military starts to buy into rumors surrounding an alternate plane of existence, an ambitious soldier is ordered to investigate as the private sector gets banned causing a revolt to occur. It is quickly quelled when they are offered a way in, but not to any genuine place they had been seeking, and at a cost far greater than will be tolerated by their children who go on their own adventure to undo this hold the military has placed upon their extend family members.

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The Hotel Yonder

A failed attempt at an Underground Kingdom coup results in Neptune's banishment of Grolok to the Terrestrial backwater of Faraway. Grolok vows revenge.

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Dragula

An aging vampire lives in Bran Castle, Transylvania making money off of tourists until an American couple shows up for the tour and Dragula falls in love with the man. Script Excerpt

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Eany, Meany, Mighty Mole

When an adventurous spy novelist of a certain age is seduced into a game of espionage she resists falling in love with the older man – thought KIA for thirty years – whose hunky youth she keeps alive as the secret agent in her stories – the lost love of her life.

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Morgan

Morgan is a modern day teenage Witch, going to school and fighting the dark powers of ISIS and ISIL in a Fantasy about war and a reality about the present day evils being fought now and in the past, on the fields of King Arthur where his half sister Morgause, comes back to the present to help Morgan save this world in a thrilling action/adventure battle where good finally wins and evil is destroyed on a field of blood and gore. Script Excerpt

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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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FALL BACK

Two lovers try to reunite after being separated by rifts in space and time.

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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 has the gift which saves her people from starvation on World War II occupied Guam Script Excerpt

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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, deeply in love, who work in a holiday display factory try to make their way back home after accidentally being minaturized among model Christmas villages.

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