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The Ace of Aces

The true story of Richard Bong, a rookie WWII pilot who makes a brazen bet to beat the kill record of America's top-scoring ace. But as the deadly competition spirals out of control, he's forced to confront the bitter realities of war and what it means to be a real hero.

Written by: Geoffrey Breuder     [Contact Author]    Interviews
Format: Screenplay
In the Vein Of: Top Gun
Pearl Harbor
The Aviator
Posted: 03/27/2008
Updated: 11/21/2016
Author Bio: In addition to writing "The Ace of Aces," Geoff performed the voice over of President Herbert Hoover in the documentary "Hoover's Gold." He was recently cast in the documentary "Pipe Dreams."

"The Ace of Aces" has since placed in the following film festivals and screenplay contests:

August Sun Film & Television Festival - Honorable Mention, Top 5

Prince Edward Island Film Festival - Official Selection, Top 10

Contest Results: StoryPros Awards (Second Place, Best Action-Adventure)
GIAA Festival (First Place)
Indie Gathering (First Place, Best Action-Adventure)
Ozark Foothills (First Place)
20/20 (First Place, Best First Page)
Worldfest - Houston (First Place, Platinum Remi)
Table Read (Finalist, Top 10 Historical)
Divebomber (Second Place)
Red Inkworks (Second Place)
Screenplay Festival (Finalist, Top 10 Family)
Slamdance (Semifinalist, Top 1%, 3rd Round)
Phoenix Challenge (Third Place)
Buffalo Niagara (Third Place)
Free Screenplay (Third Place)
Wisc. Screenwriters (Third Place)
Movie Script/Feature (Finalist, Winners' Circle 2007 & 2008)
Action On Film (Finalist, Official Selection)
Beverly Hills Fest (Finalist, Official Selection)
Hollywood Screenplay (Finalist, Top 5 Bronze Winner)
Reel Authors (Finalist, Top 5 Family)
SkyFest (Finalist, Official Selection, Top 5)
Valley International (Finalist, Official Selection, Top 5)
Burbank Film Festival (Finalist, Official Selection, Top 10)
Contest of Contest Winners (Finalist, Top 10)
Dixie Festival (Finalist, Official Selection, Top 10)
Extreme Feature (Finalist, Top 10 Action-Adventure)
Movie Deal! (Finalist, Top 10 Historical)
Smashcut (Finalist, Top 10 Historical)
Yosemite Fest (Finalist, Official Selection, Top 20)
Alaska Fest (Finalist, Top 25)
Split-Screenplay (Finalist, Top 25)
Cinema City Online (Finalist)
Emerging Screenwriters Feature (Finalist)
Queens (Finalist, Official Selection)
TLLjournal (Finalist)
Writer's Desk (Finalist)
PAGE International (Quarterfinalist)
Scriptapalooza Features/Shorts (Quarterfinalist)
Charleston International (Finalist)
BlueCat Contest (Quarterfinalist)
Creative World (Quarterfinalist, Honorable Mention 2008)
Act One (Semifinalist)
Fresh Voices Feature (Quarterfinalist)
A Feeding Frenzy (Semifinalist, Honorable Mention 2008)
Screenplay Search (Semifinalist, Top 15 Period)
International Family (IFFF) (Semifinalist, Top 20 Drama)
Acclaim Film (Semifinalist, Top 25)
Landlocked (Semifinalist, Top 25)
Blazing Quill (Semifinalist, 2008 & 2009)
Gotham Screen (Semifinalist)
WriteMovies (Semifinalist)
ASA/Gotham (Semifinalist, Top 1%)
Colorado Fest (Honorable Mention)
Philadelphia Logline (Honorable Mention, Most read logline)
All Access (Quarterfinalist)
Fade In (Quarterfinalist)