Best Comedy Screenplays

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HALFWAY HOME

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.'

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Tres Banditos

*Winner, Inroads and StoryPros Awards* After running afoul of his shady underworld creditors, a washed-up athlete becomes involved in an outlandish scheme to steal the most famous trophy in the world.

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PLAY THE FOOL

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. Script Excerpt

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Harm for the Holidays

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).

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HAT TRICK

A retired police officer goes to the current-day Army/Navy football game with his two wacky friends intending to jump onto the field and score a touchdown he should’ve scored decades ago when he fumbled during the same football classic as time ran out, only this time dozens of security guards await him, and it’ll be a friggin’ miracle if he succeeds. Script Excerpt

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SAVING SIMON

When a reckless 18-year-old becomes a mob target after her father goes to prison, she must outwit the mob’s plan to destroy her father, and at the same time prove to Social Services she is responsible enough to care for her hyper-intelligent, OCD, half-brother (11).

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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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FEEDER

A dysfunctional family moves from Los angeles to picturesque Murphy Springs, Colorado with hopes of a fresh start, but those plans are foiled when they discover that this quaint mountain refuge holds dark secrets that could tear them apart.

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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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The Anklebiter

Five years after the Zombie Apocalypse, a couple fighting about whether to start a family adopts a baby Zombie they don't have the heart to kill.

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The Gate

The Gate is a fantasy action feature about two crusty bait and tackle guys who must stop eco-terrorists who have opened a time portal to the Pleistocene era and are about to wipe out humanity's ancestors to save the planet. Script Excerpt

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My Fiancé, the Dick

This detective comedy won multiple contests (including Disney and WB). An aspiring mystery author discovers her detective fiancé missed a key clue in a recent murder case and sets out to solve it herself, but her fiancé competes to re-solve it first to win back her respect and save their relationship. What makes it so fun and stylish is that it’s presented in three genres — 1950s Hollywood glamour, 1940s film noir, and 1930s pulp – depending on which character is telling the story.

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Diplomatic Ammunity!

A struggling Hollywood screenwriter recruits his former best friends to help him write a script about a series of pranks they pulled in high school, and they discover why their friendship fell apart (ADAPTATION meets IDIOCRACY). [12 awards/honors including, 1st in 2017 Los Angeles Screenplay Contestl]

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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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RUDY'S CHRISTMAS REVENGE

When a hardcore Christian bus-driver loses his job and then scandalises the life of the rockstar he believes is to blame, he is forced to reverse the damage done when he discovers the now critically ill man is the love of his pregnant daughter’s life.

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K-9 Cop

A cranky police officer dies and ends up in the body of a police dog in order to bring down a criminal organization and help a teenager get over a big loss in his family. 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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Spoofs

An anthology of four comedic tales of sci-fi/horror/fantasy. A mudered wife resurrects through her garden; a small space alien is mistaken for an action toy; A base commander dares to challenge a UFO; A young man makes a pact with a witch. Script Excerpt

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Just Divorced, or how to rob the Maffia

After 40 years of marriages, two 60-year-old men are happily divorced but broke. They start dating new ladies, lie about their ages and wealth and decide to rob the maffia to live happy ever after. Script Excerpt

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Art of Betrayal

A struggling painter agrees a deal with his cat to create the artist’s next exhibition but after critics hail the painter as a genius he reneges on the deal, igniting a chain of betrayals.

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The Magnificent Kevin

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.

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The Mythical Golden Trout

When a cash-strapped family camping in the Sierras discovers a huge nugget of gold, the local police chief rounds up a posse of clueless misfits and sets out to steal it from them. Script Excerpt

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Hapless Fu

A happy-go-lucky Asian cop in LA loses his confidence, self-respect, job and girl after an embarrassing incident ruins him. Now this fool is mankind's only hope to stop World War III! Script Excerpt

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Just A Moment

Two teens masquerading as old men are then forced to become the co-social chairmen at a senior facility. Script Excerpt

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The Kidnapped

In Mexico, a drug cartel boss kidnaps a washed-up Hollywood director, and the two are driven to insanity while shooting a documentary about the boss's once-powerful cartel--a project meant to help both men reclaim lost glory.

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T&T Power

A by-the-book female detective and an out of shape meter maid team up to track down a kidnapped child held for ransom. Script Excerpt

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Lawn of the Dead

A teenage slacker teams up with his parents’ landscaping crew to fend off a zombie outbreak in a wealthy Connecticut suburb.

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A Time to Remember

The number one pop star in the world puts his blazing hot career on hold to attend high school and play football - much to the dismay of his record label. Script Excerpt

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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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The Squawker

Two gonzo grad students and a fearless Native American woman clash with the FBI as they search for an endangered, sacred bird on her tribal homeland that could save the area from loggers. Script Excerpt

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Burning Old Man

A group of grade school friends reconnect to throw a communal sixty-fifth birthday party for one another - leading to a Burning Man type celebration.

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BODIES BY GRACE

A wanna-be cop inherits the family business of body disposal for the mob but when she accidently gets rid of the wrong body, she's in danger when the mob wants the dead dude back.

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The Director's Girlfriend

His marriage on the rocks, a once hot screenwriter now turned lush finds himself in over his head when he falls for the sexy, psychotic young girlfriend of his sleazy movie director neighbor.

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Crashed

When an alien spaceship crashes a couple’s rehearsal dinner, it forces the wedding party to band together to stop the ensuing invasion and -- more importantly -- save the couple’s big day.

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Panama Fever

When the Army sends a young doctor to Panama, his adventures- and misadventures- with the natives, the Army and his wife come fast and furious. Script Excerpt

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The King of Birds

An oddball birdwatcher thinks that he is the son of Mother Nature, who has fallen ill due to the effects of climate change. Determined to save the planet, he attempts to become a bird-like superhero, but unfortunately he can't fly. In fact, his only power is the ability to make a single measly hail stone fall from the sky. But eventually he learns there are other ways to make a difference.

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THE FAT LADY SINGS

When a small time private investigator gets a chance at the big time taking on a prominent politician’s wife’s case; neither realizes they are in way over their heads, the political party has been shadowing her, and will do anything to protect her husband, a presumed future presidential candidate. Script Excerpt

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The Umpire Has No Balls

A fiery young woman who has baseball running through her blood and can call the game better than anyone starts her journey through the umpire ranks to achieve her one goal in life – becoming a major league baseball umpire. Her problem? No woman has ever broken through the stainless-steel ceiling of this male dominated sport.

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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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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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Turtle Eggs for Agassiz

A famous scientist's strange request launches a young teacher on an improbable adventure. Script Excerpt

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Funny Boneyard

A young entrepreneur plugs his last dime into Heaven-Wise Acres, a cemetery-of-the-absurd theme park. To everyone's surprise it's a huge hit...until things go horribly wrong. Script Excerpt

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Cleopatra's Revenge

A snake's on the loose in Mike Turner's new home and his wife is really freaking out!!! Script Excerpt

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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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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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ONCE UPON THIS PLAYGROUND

A portal back to high school, 1972 thrusts a sexy, spoiled volleyball star into old-school, gender-splitting times where she accidentally ruins history and must piece it back together in her own creative way to find her way back home.

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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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The Cemetery Plots

Three elderly and wealthy ladies each purchase two expensive cemetery plots. Years earlier, their husbands had disappeared in a plane crash. Their bodies were never found. The women don’t want to be buried alone. Thus, begins their quest to find men willing to be buried next to them. Script Excerpt

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Hot Rod Monsters

In 1950’s Southern California, a juvenile delinquent battles his fear of the opposite sex and fellow teenagers - who happened to have been turned into monsters - to rescue the hottest girl in school from a mad doctor. Hot rods, teen sexual angst and science gone wild. Script Excerpt

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Cotton-Pickin' Heroes

As the close of the Civil War nears, three disparate black Union soldiers become trapped behind Confederate lines and are forced to hide out on a cotton plantation, trying to blend in and not be noticed by the addled owner of the plantation and his harsh black overseer. But when the Colonel's eldest son declares he's taking the slaves to Brazil -- where slavery is still legal - our heroes decide they have to escape... and plan to take all the plantation slaves with them. Script Excerpt

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The Biglaws Kingdom

After his wife was wounded by his brother while trying to rape her, an unhappy King who could not have a son to be the heir to his throne passes on strict laws unto his people to make sure that no one is happy.

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The Wishing Well

A rag-tag team of eccentric misfits must return a pair of magic stones or be cursed forever. Cocoon meets the Goonies.

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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 Man with the Package

One mysterious agent, a package that has to be mailed back to his boss. What could go wrong? Everything!

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INVISIBLE

A dedicated teacher feels invisible after she loses her job, husband and cat on her 50th birthday, until she embraces the people she's always ignored, and embarks on a journey to recreate her purpose, build community and find new love.

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Everything I Have Is Yours

Thirteen-year-old Haylee stumbles on her father's affair with her mother's friend, who has come to stay after her home was burglarized. Script Excerpt

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A SPY ON EVERY CORNER

An international jewel thief tries to save the world from the Reich and salvage a long-interrupted relationship with the Big Band babe he loves. But a silly war, a Nazi superspy, two bumbling FBI agents -- and even the frickin’ fuhrer himself -- keep getting in his way! Script Excerpt

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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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A Fading Finish Line

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. Script Excerpt

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Scare Me To Death

David is the manager of a small movie theater in which odd deaths are becoming a frequent occurrence – now, he just has to figure out what's causing them and make it stop before the detective pins the murders on him.

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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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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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VITAMIN SEX

A frosty researcher determined to climb the career ladder with her brains not her body discovers data that suggests executives who have frequent sex are healthier and more successful. Her coveted promotion hinges on proving the theory by using herself and the boss's protege as guinea pigs.

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My Angel Wore Stripes

After an accident, a standup comedian finds himself transported to heaven where he becomes an "Angel in Training." In order for him to earn his wings, he must return to earth and successfully defend an innocent prisoner at a Parole Board Hearing. During his spiritual journey, he touches and transforms the lives of the people he meets including the innocent victim, the quilty party and others along the way.

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JUMPER AND THE BONES

When a naive underdog janitor accidentally injures a local gang leader, the gang goes after him and the woman he adores -- and darn it, he's got to fix it.

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Turf War

As Florida neighbors fall in love, their rival lawn ornaments start a war. Script Excerpt

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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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Last Stop, Munson Ridge

Hoping to go straight, a New York mob boss settles down in a small town and becomes a librarian, but he unknowingly invades the turf of a wild, ruthless backwoods gang known as the Moonshine Mafia.

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When Doves Cry

In 1991, a group of high school seniors navigates the treachery of young adulthood, dealing with bullies, homophobes, and abusive authority figures while seeking the ultimate Minneapolis experience; seeing the legendary Prince perform live at First Avenue on Halloween night but a freak blizzard threatens their plans. Script Excerpt

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Frat Mom

A fraternity in trouble for using illegal schemes to fund their wild parties finds themselves in the hands of an ironfisted frat mom and vow to send her packing.

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PRETTY

Who can you trust when everyone loves you to death? When a trophy wife is manipulated by spouse and friends, she better find a way look out for herself or lose everything -- including her life.

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A Nice Family Gathering

A story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her.

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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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THE WETTEST SPRING

In the late 1980's, Kurt Maxwell battles puberty and locker room myths, a family in the midst of dissolving, and on top of everything else, he must conquer Date Math at middle school.

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Graduate School

Eight theatre students meet and form bonds at a mid western graduate schoool where sexual predators roam the hallways calling themselves staff and faculty

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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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MOWOOD

BY PRODUCED WRITER - 10 FEATURES. Out-of-work auto-workers try to make money and rekindle their marriages by making a movie. English language/Chinese version of the script also available.

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Gray and Lover - The Hearth Tales Incident

Demons fear Gray and Lover, a female steampunk duo contracted to stop "Demon" from terrorizing Seattle before it finds the famous horror writer for his unfaithful and murderous golddigger wife back in LA. Semi-finalist Circus Road Films contest.

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YOU SAY TOMATO

BY PRODUCED WRITER - 10 FEATURES. Two reporters try to keep their hands off each other while solving the murder of a Hollywood star. In the tradition of The Thin Man, Front Page, and the TV series Moonlighting. TV-movie/pilot version also available.

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APPEARANCES

A street-wise teen struggles to overcome the scorn from her friends, her school, and her church when she claims to continue seeing a vision in a city park.

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Vacation Burnout

A couple find a wadded up lottery ticket hidden in some clothes which has the winning number worth a billion dollars which is about to expire within 24 hours before the deadline to cash it in. The problem is they’re out of the country and and are held up at the border with no way to get out. Script Excerpt

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Ripples

Four characters who are not related to each other end up in an abandoned house outside a city at the end of the coronavirus, and try to establish a new life as the world climbs out of the Covid019 horror story. Script Excerpt

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Lil B-Easy

After a Voodoo Priest puts a life spell on ventriloquist doll, Lil B-Easy, he comes to life and grows with his human big brother, pulling pranks and causing mischief along the way. Script Excerpt

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ZOMBIE F.C.

The team they thought were dead and buried! Script Excerpt

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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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Memory Lane Classics

Father and son run a classic car restoration company. Dealing with scams and police.

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Bloodthirsty

A motley crew of strangers trapped in a secluded London tavern must survive overnight against vicious werewolves. Script Excerpt

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Bitches with Knives

After her deadbeat ex-boyfriend steals her winning lottery ticket, a hard-boiled trailer trash girl recruits her best friend and a sexy knife-wielding assassin for a revenge plot to reclaim her rightful fortune. Script Excerpt

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Criminals

An unconventional crime-comedy following a young career woman who falls in with two bank-robbing vampires after they take her hostage as they head cross-country with an agenda and an ambitious NYPD detective on their trail. Script Excerpt

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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 Secret of Question Mark Cave

A troubled boy runs away to the mountains to find a magic sword to solve his problems, but discovers the only "magic" he needs is within him. (PG Family feel-good adventure.)

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DOWN WITH DAD

A 3 time Man of the Year dad Dave McNabb tries to teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “do good things, good things happen.” But much to Lincoln's delight and wonder, things suddenly go south for Dave and bad things happen... very bad things. Script Excerpt

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Sanctuary

A hapless and socially detached attorney's life changes dramatically when he executes a will stipulating that a substantial fortune will be shared by all who attend the deceased's funeral mass. But no one shows up... except one mysterious homeless man seeking shelter from a raging storm. Script Excerpt

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Next Register, Please

A group of video store clerks cope with the news of their outdated paradise’s downfall. Script Excerpt

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Daylight Robbery

Four knuckleheaded aspiring bank robbers bumble and bicker their way toward the perfect crime, aided by some unlikely accomplices against their will.

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The Return of the Bad Boys

A group of friends from a working-class Detroit neighborhood cheat their way through a three-on-three basketball tournament to prove to themselves that they’re not losers (WHITE MEN CAN’T JUMP meets THE HANGOVER).

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Bonnie and Hyde

A young hairdresser and her ex-G.I. boyfriend pull off a wild armored truck heist and take it on the lam South of the Border. Script Excerpt

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Pale Male

An Airbnb holiday turns into a nightmare for a young couple visiting the Big Apple for the first time. Script Excerpt

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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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The LA Project

Parallel worlds collide in this comedic thriller when an unwitting conspiracy podcaster and the determined, crime-fighting woman he falls for are framed for a double murder on Wall Street. Time is running out as they discover the only way to prove their innocence is to solve a layered mystery that links the real villains to the murky underworld of corporate and government crime.

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Fire to the Rain

A woman's sudden journey of loss and betrayal, as her friends support catapults her into her next stage in life, where she heads on an adventure in finding herself, going back to her passion for writing and falling in love again.

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A Girl, A Beer and a Cigarette

A Bohemian take life as it comes kind of guy and a beautiful prostitute meet and fall in love, but the demons from their past lives try to pull them apart as they struggle to build something that will last longer than the next cigarette. Script Excerpt

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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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Banksters

When an unwitting bro-banker is is fired for alleged wrongdoing during the Great Recession, he strives to prove his innocence in the eyes of the system the chewed him up and spit him out

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The Dream Talisman

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THE SHANTY

A multi-racial crew of carpenters of differing opinions and allegiances, are locked down in their SHANTY in a new HUD apartment building in Harlem, NY, in a job action by the union. Dysfunctional Democracy under scrutiny. Script Excerpt

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MOE & JOE/UPSIDE DOWN

Moe, ex-Black Panther, and Joe, who lost $10 Million on the Madoff scam, now living in a Mobile Park in Las Vegas, and their struggle to survive. Seniors struggle to survive in a land of plenty. Script Excerpt

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The CARTOONIST

A Voodoo Witch has tattooed a medallion on Simon's chest. He runs away to NYC, afraid she is trying to steal his soul. He starts drawing caricatures and sees his subject become the caricature. Gift or Curse. Script Excerpt

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WORD IS OUT

SEX AND SUPERPOWERS. When her lover literally disappears from under her at the climactic moment she knows who to blame – her jealous ex and his crazy superpower – the characters from his novel have come to life and he controls them. But before she can settle with him, they must all escape the murderous villain. Can this crazy superpower save them? Top 10% John Hinde Award Excellence in Science-Fiction Writing. $100K development grant Australian government.

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THE GEPETTO PROTOCOL

To stay "real" in the real world after their last creator dies, an action figure, fashion doll, superhero, anime girl, and crash dummy—now real flesh and blood—must find new believers in ten days or be forgotten forever, and get help from two kids and their dad at a cosplay convention.

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Escargot for Dessert

A mixed race couple living in Singapore is celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary. Romance was long dead between them, although individually, wife had been coping with child abuse by becoming a serial adulterer and husband who had a history of sexual abuse in boarding school had recently been targeted by a new French colleague who, unknown to both, is a sexual predator. They soon became victims of his avant-garde ideas and when their priest helped each to open up to each other the truth of their childhood trauma, they realised how badly they've been played. The end word is revenge, using the Frenchman's love of social media against him.

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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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The Hole in the River

A gritty, feel-good dramedy, reminiscent of Stand By Me, is set in small town America in the 1970’s, where four boys befriend a Muslim man who is falsely arrested by an evil sheriff. These boys (Native American, African American, Korean American, and American trailer trash), who are themselves bullied and marginalized, must make a stand against a white and entitled America that was never great and should never be returned to.

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Halfway There

A worldly woman wants out of her job from a group home for the mentally ill, but stays to become their advocate, only to find resistance from the residents and the group home's owner. Script Excerpt

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Howie the Hamster

A young girl has an adventurous day when her happy hamster drinks a special juice and grows to be six feet tall!

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Van City

In Vancouver during the Great Recession, a "kept woman" and a teenage slacker team up to find a missing woman.

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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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Wanted: Undead or Alive

Undead outlaws terrorize the good folks of El Paso – Texas in this black comedy featuring Lazy-Eye Lazarus, the fastest gun alive...or dead.

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Betrayal With Bella and Duke

When a female DEA agent, in charge of a task force, suspects there’s a mole in her organization warning others of impending drug busts, she faces a dilemma – is the mole in her trusted inner circle of agents or is it someone else close to her? All the while a house cat and a drug detection dog express their animosity for each other and the seemingly bumbling humans involved in very critical and vulgar terms.

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The Keys To The Kingdom

A young couple is so caught up in the fast lane, they do not realize that an African/American homeless man has built a room in their attic and is changing their lives every day, forever. 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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CONFESSIONS OF AN ACCIDENTAL ALIEN

Fictionalized autobiographical dark comedy about a UFO fanatic turned screenwriter on a rollercoaster ride of Hollywood success, failure and a nightmarish marriage that nearly destroys his career. The existential journey of an "alien" stranded on earth, from his teenage years raised by lesbians in the 50's to his adult struggles to survive in the film industry of the 70's through the 90's, to his globetrotting adventures as a miniseries writer from London to Morocco. All based on true events. Names have been changed to protect the guilty. 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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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY

An embarrassment-prone middle school girl's life gets risky when she suspects her pretty older sister's good-looking boyfriend is really a vampire, and sets out to prove it.

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Municipal Authority

When B.J loses his job as a reporter, he is forced to take a job registering the cognitively compromised to vote; or face the new government Municipal Authority camps for non-producers. This was a semi-finalist in American Gem Screenwriting Competition as Sign on the Bloody Line.

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Beyond Boundaries

In order to visit his father in Malaysia to collect a large sum of money owed his divorced mother, a young American man and his friend embark upon an ill-fated and daring venture by stealing an airplane, two sailboats, and two speedboats that they have no experience operating.

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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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THE BLOODY VIAL

Before the next full moon, a new Vampire dentist-in-training must choose between giving magical ancient vampire blood to himself, his jealous family vampires and friends, or saving a hot blonde babe from a needy bitten human. Ancient Vampire Blood comes with a bite.

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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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MAUSOLEUM MAN

After his wife's sudden death, her husband fights his sister and a cemetery official to stay with her in the family mausoleum.

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David vs. Vegas

Torn between his religious beliefs and the thrill of gambling, a brilliant inventor and Baptist family-man, desperate to break out of his dead-end job, invents the world's first personal computer and uses it to take on the blackjack tables in Vegas.

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THE IRISH SCALAWAG

Genre; Sexy humor, approximately 103 minutes Log line; A frustrated 70 year old virgin whose lifetime is an epic of deceit and sexual catastrophes engages an old prostitute in a nursing home for a final effort to lose his virginity;

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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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GOBLIN

Horror comedy in the 80's retro style of "Gremlins". Two young, naive newlyweds move into a Victorian house that's in serious need of supernatural pest control. The new bride discovers and befriends a E.T.-type creature who may be a monster but is the key to an ancient mystery that may save their marriage...if they don't kill each other first. Script Excerpt

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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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SEVERELY GIFTED

A bright, lonely teenager learns about love and loss while taking a summer job to escape his abusive father.

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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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A Dying Business

The story of a father and son who manage a funeral Business that is literally is dying. When a wonder drug comes a long to perlong life, this seems like the end for their business.

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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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LIFE WITHOUT FATHER

Ghost dramedy with family values, a la "Ghost" meets "Parenthood". An acclaimed news cameraman who's been neglecting his family for his career dies suddenly under mystical circumstances and returns home as a ghost to haunt his 12-year-old son a week before his 13th birthday. He only has a short time to teach his son life lessons and to learn how to be, and to redeem himself as, a once-absentee dad. Script Excerpt

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D.E.T.E.C.T.I.V.E.S

Two rival detectives join to solve a case whereby ten San Francisco detectives are being murdered by the Chinese Mafia. Little do they know, they're also on the hit list until... "And Then There Were None."

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THE COMMON ROOM

A proud former religious superior, newly retired and fighting for his dignity at a retirement home for monks, meets up with an old, vengeful nemesis - and an old flame.

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The Novice Priest

The unexpected perils of a young timid priest.

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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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