Best Romantic Comedy Screenplays

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GREEN WARS

When a fast-food executive’s repressed wife finds salvation with a militant vegan activist group, it stirs up hostilities that threaten his job and their marriage.

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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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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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Healing Marie

She’s a French nude artist’s model who fears gargoyles are dead. He’s a New York artist who fears the city is a living monster. Together they vibrate in harmonic explosive love. Ludicrous sex. Preposterous adventures. Against the world ... but maybe they’re right ... like Don Quixote, this is a documentary about the pain of being happily insane.

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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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Hard Candy Christmas

WINNER: BEST SCREENPLAY - Nashville Film Festival. Stranded on route to his hometown, a notorious member of a famous boy band is rescued by a working-class woman that has no clue of his reputation. Longing for a ‘normal” lifestyle, he imposes himself on her and her six-year-old son’s tranquil life. 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!

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Ultraviolet Child

His name is ‘Harmless’, an innocent, accident prone, high school, art student who sculpts with tornadoes. Beautiful, wonderful, creative art work but Harmless accidentally blows away his own high school -- um -- twice. … But, in the end, he gets the girl, millions of dollars and a used Saturn 5 rocket. Uh-oh.

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The Meat Eaters

A teenage fast food manager must lose his virginity to join a cult addicted to eating a powerful aphrodisiac -- a "living meat" that won't stay on the plate.

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The Water King

A hapless author’s trip to inter her estranged mother’s ashes on a Scottish island becomes a dysfunctional battle of wills as she struggles against her relatives' attempts to reconcile her with her mother while trying not to fall for the island's disgruntled fiddle player.

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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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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.

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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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Today

Taking place over the course of a single day in 1995's NYC, a 16 year old Pakistani-American punk rocker and his misfit friends desperately search for Ecstasy pills and a ticket to a Smashing Pumpkins concert to impress the girl of his dreams. Script Excerpt

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Christmas Island

Sissy and Kenneth return to their home in the northern woods for their mother's funeral, to find that their parents plan to snatch their bodies.

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Population: One

A nineteen-year-old drops out of film school in New York City following a tragic accident and returns to his small Pennsylvanian hometown, only to be confronted by an array of quirky small town folk, including his detached best friend, his alcoholic single mother and a free-spirited cross-country traveling girl.

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Rod Knock

A newly divorced man tries to fit in to the singles world doing handyman work for the ladies he is learning to date, but two male buddies and a Latino gal put his simple nature to the test. Script Excerpt

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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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Heaven Spent

A lonely young man, Micah Cohen, considers suicide, only to be visited by an “agent for the afterlife” who mistakenly thinks he’s already gone through with it. Rejuvenated by his new lease on life, Micah's determined to set things right…but when he discovers that Death itself is hunting him down, it’s up to Micah’s guardian angel – a rookie -- to save him. A dark reverse spin on Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

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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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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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YOU SAY TOMATO

BY PRODUCED WRITER - 10 FEATURES. And 20 novels. 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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Friends, Foes and Sneaky Links

Logline: A woman is out to sabotage her exes date. She accomplishes her mission, but karma bites her in the ass when danger is sent her way due to her pettiness.

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Don't Mention Shakespeare!

In 1999 Oregon, Anglophile, Deidre Hemmings, finds love again through a visit from Henry Condell, a possible 16th century time traveler whom she must help return home.

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Wicked Sisters

The loving relationship of a quirky couple is tested when they are kidnapped by a man claiming an antique doll he purchased from from the couple has spoken to him and demanded they help him reunite the doll with its friends Script Excerpt

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Desperately Seeking Aubrey Plaza

A hardened, caustic, aspiring young actress, and her BFF, persuade two Chicago musicians –- who are obsessed with Aubrey Plaza –- to pay for a zany, madcap, cross-country road trip to Hollywood… but falling in Love was not in her plan.

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Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle

A gay Scotsman finds love while trying to reinvent his families dying funeral business. Many little things, make a big thing.

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ELECTRIC

After being electrocuted on the job, a woman has the power to make everyone around her fall in love... everyone, it seems, except the man of her dreams. Script Excerpt

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A Midsummer Night Romance

What do a popular relationship coach, an anti-social cowboy, an AI laptop, and a frou frou dog have in common? Inspired by a true story, this is a light hearted look at a love, life, and what it means to be human, neatly wrapped in one location. Logline: A modern day damsel-in-distress is held captive by a modern day loner cowboy, until his soap-opera-watching laptop falls in love with her lap-dog.

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QUALITY CONTROL

On a quest to find happiness and a purpose for his life, a self-centered millennial from the Northwest moves to Hawaii when his girlfriend gives him the boot and becomes homeless in paradise. Script Excerpt

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Vampires of the North End

Vampires of the North End is “ The Sopranos” meets “Cheers”. Everyone knows your name, but they may want to kill you. A family of overweight vampires is about to level the playing field. Script Excerpt

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Jade Farms

A romantic road trip goes South when a third-generation, Vietnamese beekeeper finds herself caught up in smuggling drugs across the Canadian border using the bee's as a deterrent.

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Living in Oblivion

A 17-year-old Vietnamese girl has visions of Brian Setzer of the Stray Cats coming to rescue her from the soul-crushing experience of High School. After a large inheritance, she buys a nursing home, filling it with aging music hipsters. Everyone wants to live in Oblivion.

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For the Love of Pete

An ultimate bachelor and womanizer, meets a woman he can’t live without who loves kids, so her borrows his brat niece to claim as his own, but like all good plans it backfires.

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Dumped

A loser and afraid of commitment in high school, CLARK MCGRAW, now a huge success, hires a woman as his fiancé for his High School Reunion . After a make-over, his bogus fiancé over is a knockout, and the girl of his dreams he lost who he seeks to impress, is now available. For reasons he doesn’t get ,his employee seems determined to sabotage the relationship he seeks.

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This Someone Else Is You

Maggie Thorpe’s mother has just married her fifth husband, who has a son who dumped Maggie three years ago and who broke her heart, and who now see the opportunity for mischief and mayhem..

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Roll Over Beethoven

A piano prodigy living in obscurity struggles to settle his senile father’s massive debt when a chance encounter with a player in the Rock and Roll business offers him a chance to reinvent himself and reconnect with his musical passion.

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Ready Set Choke

Five people discover happiness and self-identity when one of them faces the reality of marrying his long-time girlfriend and another starts a budding relationship with a lesbian. Script Excerpt

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LOVE LIST

Be Prepared for what you PRAY for.......GOD's Always Listening! Script Excerpt

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Good Karma

Two below average and socially awkward looking individuals use false identities on a dating app in search of a connection.

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Filmmaker in love

A 60th Rock Roll Musical short female Director, desperately wants to work with her favorite actor.

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Kleftis Vak

A short story about a man called Kleftis Vak. A greedy man struggle with a choice between money and love.

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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 assume she's a hooker. Script Excerpt

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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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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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Threesome

Cash-strapped identical twin sisters create a third personality to snare a confirmed bachelor who finds himself in a rush to marry so he can collect a fat inheritance. Hell breaks loose when one of the women falls in love with him. (Treatment)

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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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The Screenplay

Ironically, the greatest achievement of a married man exposes his worst deed, whereat he desperately tries to grasp his life back.

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Casanova Jones

Roscoe Jones takes Casanova lessons to win the girl of his dreams. But will the new sex life he's created allow him to keep just one woman?

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HE'S NO PIMP DADDY

A lovable loser must face his top five fears with the well-intentioned but ill-advised help of his stoner friends if he is to have any chance of winning the girl of his dreams.

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Sunnyside

Quirky young woman gets drunk on the job at a Silicon Valley company and ends up in a strange rehab where she must come to terms with her choices. Script Excerpt

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Flush

"Wharton" business student with grandiose Wall Street ambitions is phished into taking a summer job at a failing home repair company staffed with ex-cons and colorful "losers." When he falls for the receptionist, a hard-luck runaway who dreams of becoming a cabaret singer, he must confront what's really important in life. Script Excerpt

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JANIE LOVES BOLLYWOOD!!

Fun and family friendly Bollywood version of "It's a Wonderful Life!"

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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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An Angel for Raymond

Raymond Gransom went from an attorney to an out of luck cabby with a court date. A judge saves his life, and Christmas for a ward full of children, by sentencing him to community service at a Chicago hospital.

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Fitzgerald Whispers

F. Scott Fitzgerald's excesses catch up with him... fifty years after his death. The granddaughter of one of his past flings needs his help and he returns to give it.

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An Author's Tale

Mardi Harper is a novelist with a penchant for the extraordinary... or so she thought until she met the ghost of Socrates.

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