Best Romantic Comedy Screenplays

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CHARMER - BREAKOUT TO MEXICO

Maria (a lonely drug runner) enlists Peter (a lonely ex-narc) as her wingman for a dangerous ‘road trip’ to Mexico - with the mysterious aide of Grandma (a venerable DEA agent).

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MOJO

When a voodoo loving spiritualist tries to save her grandmother’s home by accepting a job in a law firm owned by her childhood crush, she must choose between her crush and the home she loves when the firm’s most important clients decide they want to buy it.

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McBrides

When her male reporters, including her sexist brother, volunteer to take part in a Ukrainian bride service for an article, a senior editor must do all that she can to contain the craziness that follows, and guide the guys into finding true love. Script Excerpt

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THE BIG IDEA

THE BIG IDEA: a jack-ass odyssey. Before the pandemic, 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.

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Something Old Something New

A professional love songwriter, whose in a major slump, falls for her obnoxious cousin's fiancé.

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The L.A. Kid

A homeless but hustling teen poses as a Reed College lit. major to impress the girls but winds up in trouble with the law instead. Script Excerpt

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Heroman

After accidentally killing his arch-rival, an idealistic superhero finds himself left permanently out of a job...

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NOMADS

(Romantic Comedy): Seeking excitement, Sophie impulsively becomes a "digital nomad" -- someone who works remotely while traveling the world. But her new lifestyle proves more difficult than expected, especially when she keeps running into Elijah, a handsome fellow nomad, and circumstances always seem to push them apart. Script Excerpt

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LOTUS OPERANDI

This one is pure Fun.!It's a genre buster, Fosse/Verdon meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group. They include cyber terrorists in New York, arms dealers from Pakistan, and a weapons and explosives ring in China. The saavy CIA Agents discover evidence that they are planning duo attacks on the subways in New York and London on the 4th of July. That’s where the story begins, but believe it or not, it’s really a love story! Script Excerpt

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The Meat Eaters

Kielbasa comes to life! A fast food manager surrenders his virginity to a cult addicted to eating a powerful aphrodisiac -- a "living meat" that won't stay on the plate.

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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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Mate Matcher's Match

When a godless, seemingly carefree bachelor sets course to win a feisty, virginal Christian matchmaker, he collides with a righteous blockade that buckles only when she uncovers the personal trauma that cracked his moral compass.

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JIMMY AND JARA FROM OUTTA SPACE

A twisted sci-fi road comedy with heart, a la “Little Miss Sunshine” with aliens, an interspecies romance and a spoof on classic sci-fi films and the American Southwest’s UFO subculture. JIMMY, a Venice Beach boardwalk hustler, discovers beautiful alien JARA and her two intergalactic circus performers stranded on Earth. He cons them into his “family” of misfit street performers and takes them to Las Vegas. Along the way, sweet-tempered aliens touch jaded human hearts. Ultimately Jimmy must save Jara and her E.T.’s from a ruthless Las Vegas casino kingpin, with the help of Nevada UFO buffs. Script Excerpt

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Expiration Date

Noticing how many marriages around them fall apart as soon as the kids leave home and fearing that their own marriage has an expiration date, a married couple spends the final year before their impending empty nest discovering who they want to be for the next act in their lives.

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ETERNALLY YOURS

A woman stuck in purgatory tries to win admission to heaven by returning to earth and saving an honest politician's soul by preventing him from committing a sin during a small-town election. When her devious ex-husband realizes he still loves her and wants her in Hell with him, he comes up to make sure the politician commits a sin. (It also won the CBC Arts Performance Showcase.)

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With Any Luck

Due to misfortune and dumb luck, two brothers must set aside their differences to save the woman they care about from the clutches of her unlikely kidnapper. Script Excerpt

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Maiden Voyage

A klutzy James Bond wannabe and an introverted bookworm join forces to save a Cruise Ship and a billion dollar cold cure from a watery demise.

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Silver Daze

She wants romance. He just wants to get high. During their silver anniversary trip to Jamaica, full of stalker skinny-cats, nip slips, trips, falls, bearded fireworms, boogers, poop, tinkle accidents and of course adventures in weed, they might find both. Comedic hilarity ensues. Script Excerpt

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Fish out of Water

In 1965, FISH LEVY, the only Jew at Luddington High in rural South Carolina, has to deal with graduation, school integration, a quest for basketball championship, and for first love.

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Squid Jiggers

Genre: Drama/Romance -Feature A passionate young woman loses her arm in a lover’s quarrel and then prepares to face down her ex-husband who stalks her after being released from prison. The romantic thriller is set in the Northwest on the Puget Sound

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Rod Knock

Rodney Knockers, newly single, is ridiculed for his mishaps in both his work and social life, but struggles to find a way to prove himself worthy. Script Excerpt

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The Cosmic Kids

Sci-fi author Poppy writes a new eBook but it’s his teenage grandkids who live the adventure when iPad and 3D glasses technology go wonky and they’re sucked into the pages of his story. The teenagers become participants, finding themselves living the adventure along with their teenager grandfather as he pursues Russian spies.

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BATTER UP

Screenplay Festival 2007, Honorable Mention for Comedy. When a minor leaguer falls for the ace pitcher in college softball, he finds that success in the majors and in love requires more than hitting the ball, he also needs to grow up. Script Excerpt

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RAIL TALES

A young passenger railroad engineer battles a phobia as he and his fellow rookies encounter triumph and turmoil, from basic training, comedic situations and romance to death on the tracks, blackmail and wrongful imprisonment.

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When a Butterfly Falls

A crippled retired pitcher attends the All Star festivities to play in an old timers' game and to pick up the pieces of his shattered life. Script Excerpt

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Sandy Mills

When a Hollywood starlet returns to North Carolina to attend college, she finds that keeping her identity secret is hard, but falling in love is easy. Finalist in family, semifinalist in comedy, 2008 Screenplay Festival, Finalist in 2009 SkyFest I. Script Excerpt

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Spaced Out

A female writer suffering from writers block develops a romantic bond with a man who she thinks is perfect, unaware that he is the alien from her story.

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DREAMWEAVER

Need a sophomoric romp with sex, drugs, and rock and roll full of juvenile humor and a little bit of melodrama? The 16 to 24 market will love this. It's full of quotes and characters they will chat up with their peers. Members of struggling rock band Karmageddon become pawns in a bet between bored rich men, but discover when "dreams come true," their loyalty and love are tested. Frontman Jet Starr takes the offer but wealthy Mack Wheeler changes the rules of the game when his daughter Darla falls for Jet.

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The Pizza Mafioso

When naive but not stupid pizza master realized that he inherited a Mafia don, must confront the heads of the other families in order to bring the family business into legal channels.

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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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Outclassed

A misanthropic animal shelter owner allows himself to fall for a woman he thinks he can trust--unaware she's a disguised pop star desperately searching for meaning in her own life. 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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Pleased To Meet Me

A woman travels back in time 5 years and secretly tries to stop her younger self from ruining her future.

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3 to 1

While attempting a date, a young mute man must deal with his little brother and his date's ex.

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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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LITTLE STEPSISTERS

When a wealthy businessman and a waitress get married, they think they have the perfect family with their two eight-year-old daughters from previous marriages-completely unaware that the two little 'darlings' are actually double trouble miscreants. Script Excerpt

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Second Chances

When a hopelessly romantic woman is courted by a handsome socialite, she gets the true romance she’s always dreamed about. Or does she?

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THE GLAMOROUS LIFE

A model on the decline gets a much-needed vacation from her rock star boyfriend and her career as well as a new outlook on life when she hides out at a Florida beach house with an “odd couple” of twenty-something brothers who are convinced she's a hooker. Script Excerpt

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The Love Shuttle

A bomb threat stalls an airport shuttle, forcing 6 desperate people to reveal deep secrets, resolve conflicts, and find romance…and one of them is the bomber. And it’s funny! This is a PG, romantic-comedy with just one location—MICRO BUDGET.

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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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A Patchwork Christmas

NYC robotics specialist HOLLY LUNDGREN, on the hunt for an angel investor in her hometown, instead finds herself in a tug-of-war about a valuable lost Christmas quilt and the lost respect between the business mogul and his disinherited grandson NICK SANTARELLI—who happens to be her foster mother’s physical therapist. #

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LOVE IS WHERE YOU LEAST EXPECT IT !

Two middle-aged friends seeking love compete for the trophy of the heart of a beautiful , young , self-absorbed social media influencer , but they soon realize true love comes from unexpected places .

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True Puppy Love

It's 1959. Amidst dirty dealings at Westward High, poor boy Ricky and rich girl Blair fall in love but her crooked father throws a spanner in the works.

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Faithful Wife and Hooker

An outraged, prudish wife avenges her frustrated husband’s "intentional adultery” by disguising as a hooker and blackmailing him for cheating (!), which sets off a series of mutual deceptions that upon discovery ironically amends the couple’s mutual failings and restores their marriage. Think War of the Roses with a happy outcome!

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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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Forever Friends

After a long separation, two childhood friends toy with the idea of romance with each other as they date others and pursue their careers. Script Excerpt

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Light Fingers

Awkward bookworm displaced by her father's bankruptcy, falls for her lab partner in science class, a boy with the touch of a surgeon, who is also the world’s greatest shoplifter. Script Excerpt

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Wifey

The sound of wedding bells have a sweet ring to them, but the reality of marriage is sometimes a totally different picture, and one woman is about to find out you should be careful about what you wish for after she meets her...prince charming?

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Killer's Holiday

Money, greed, and power have twisted a young man’s life as he is implicated in a ruthless robbery and murder plot where his life and others hang in the balance, and if he isn’t able to clear himself the books will soon be balanced and not in his favor.

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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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Life Is What You Make It

A spunky young woman assaulted in a parking lot by a deranged veteran struggles with fear and compassion that brings the two strangers together and inspires a relationship.

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SAFE SEX SUMMER CAMP

A grandmother remembers -- when foxy Gigi arrives at a dilapidated summer camp with her over-sexed boyfriend and horny friends, their hedonism is plagued by two nosy rich Arabs, a big Indian and the uptight high school administrator.

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PURE ROMANCE

What if a klutzy teacher, spurred by her mentor/friend, sells sex toys at parties for women in order to raise money to shelter abandoned dogs, and discovers that her uptight lawyer boyfriend is her slum landlord, who later rescues the women from a serious attack?

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No Time for Charm

In this breezy romantic comedy, a young woman fed up with modern society takes a job teaching at a charm school where she finds a rag-tag mix of students, a rigid headmistress and an outdated curriculum. Her efforts to modernize and save the school are complicated by a double-dealing ex-husband, a sleazy casino developer and a long-ago murder. Script Excerpt

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It's not you, it's me.

With his final project due in a few hours, our protagonist and his 2 friends interview their final group of women.

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Double Take

A couple, victimized by unscrupulous individuals in the financial industry and both mistakenly diagnosed with terminal cancer, concoct a joint scheme in which their nemesis unwittingly finances their exorbitant worldwide vacation under the watchful eye of an unorthodox Guardian Angel.

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Flush

Business student with big Wall Street ambitions is phished into taking a summer job at a failing home repair company. Script Excerpt

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The Liberty Bell Sweepstakes

A dazzling young woman who claims she can “invent the future” leads three lovestruck guys on a zany quest to win a big pile of cash on the Fourth of July. Script Excerpt

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CLEAN LIVIN'

When her actor boyfriend delays marriage claiming money woes, Isabel tries to turn her inherited Smalltown cleaning service into a quick buck. Trouble is, she's got no people skills and needs 150 straight profitable days before she can sell it.

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WUNDERKIND: THE MOTION PICTURE

After a series of professional missteps, a driven young filmmaker finally finds fulfillment at a Utah film festival - but not in the way he expected.

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The Golden Fan

Chinese, American Julie Lee buys a Ch'ing Dynasty story fan in Hong Kong and returns to her home in Los Angeles. When she arrives home she is kidnapped, threatened, robbed and finally, in the end, she is persuaded to help a family of art thieves discover the resting place of a three hundred year old family treasure whose map is painted on the face of Julie's fan. This is a romantic comedy about art, art thieves, forgeries and fakes and takes place between Hong Kong and Los Anageles. Script Excerpt

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