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99 Homes - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Ramin Bahrani & Bahrani Azimi - hosted by: Broad Green Pictures - in pdf format

A father struggles to get back the home that his family was evicted from by working for the greedy real estate broker who's the source of his frustration.

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Beasts of No Nation - May 8th 2014 Shooting draft script by Cary Joji Fukunaga (Based on the novel By Uzodinma Iweala) - hosted by: Netflix - in pdf format

Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in an unnamed West African country. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, and paints a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.

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The Big Short - May 11, 2015, buff revised draft script by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay (Based Upon the Book by Michael Lewis) - hosted by: Paramount - in pdf format

Four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predicted the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s decide to take on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed.

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Bridge of Spies - December 17, 2014 final shooting script by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen - hosted by: Dreamworks - in pdf format

In the cold war, A lawyer, James B. Donovan recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers that was arrested alive after his plane was shot down by the Soviet Union during a mission- with a KGB intelligence officer, Rudolf Abel who was arrested for espionage in the US.

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Brooklyn - April 24, 2014 Yellow Revised Draft script by Nick Hornby (based on the novel by Colm Tóibín) - hosted by: Fox Searchlight - in pdf format

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a new romance. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

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Carol - Undated, Unspecified draft script By Phyllis Nagy (Based on the novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith) - hosted by: The Weinstein Company - in pdf format

CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet, is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage. As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims and their connection deepens.

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Concussion - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Peter Landesman - hosted by: Concussion - in pdf format

In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.

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The Danish Girl - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Lucinda Coxon (based on the novel by David Ebershoff) - hosted by: Focus Features - in pdf format

Copenhagen, early 1920s. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener, as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda's support, Einar - or Elbe attempted first-ever male to female sex reassignment surgery, a decision that turned into a massive change for their marriage, that Gerda realized her own husband is no longer a man or the person she married before. A childhood friend of Einar, art-dealer Hans Axgil, shows up and starts a complex love triangle with the couple.

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Danny Collins - August 1, 2013 Cherry Revised draft script by Dan Fogelman - hosted by: Bleecker Street Media - in pdf format

Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.

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The Diary of a Teenage Girl - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Marielle Heller (based on the graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner) - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother's boyfriend, "the handsomest man in the world," Monroe . What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl's sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.

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The End of the Tour - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Donald Margulies (Based on "Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace" by David Lipsky) - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'

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Ex Machina - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Alex Garland - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

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Far From The Maddening Crowd - September 2013 Final Shooting script by David Nicholls (Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy) - hosted by: Fox Searchlight - in pdf format

In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.

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Grandma - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Paul Weitz - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

Elle Reid has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when her granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing 600 dollars before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.

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The Hateful Eight - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Quentin Tarantino - hosted by: The Weinstein Company - in pdf format

In post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunters try to find shelter during a blizzard but get involved in a plot of betrayal and deception.

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I Smile Back - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Paige Dylan and Amy Koppelman (Based on the novel I Smile Back by Amy Koppelman) - hosted by: Broad Green Pictures - in pdf format

Laney Brooks does bad things. Married with kids, she takes the drugs she wants, sleeps with the men she wants, disappears when she wants. Now, with the destruction of her family looming, and temptation everywhere, Laney makes one last desperate attempt at redemption.

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I'll See You In My Dreams - March 16, 2014 pink revised draft script by Brett Haley & Marc Basch - hosted by: Bleecker Street Media - in pdf format

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends , Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter.

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Infinitely Polar Bear - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Maya Forbes - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.

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Inside Out - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, & Josh Cooley (original story by Pete Docter & Ronnie Del Carmen) - hosted by: Disney - in pdf format

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

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The Lady In The Van - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Alan Bennett - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

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Learning To Drive - August 4, 2013 revised draft script by Sarah Kernochan - hosted by: Broad Green Pictures - in pdf format

Wendy, a self-absorbed New York book critic, is shocked to reality by the sudden end of her marriage. Always dependent on her husband for driving, she must now learn to take the wheel on her own. Her instructor Darwan is a Sikh Indian who watches with alarm as his pupil falls apart at the seams. He himself is contemplating an arranged marriage with a woman he has never met. As these two lives intersect, both will change in unpredictable ways.

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Legend - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Brian Helgeland - hosted by: Universal - in pdf format

Focusing on the relationship between Reggie Kray and Frances Shea, told from France's' point of view as someone who knew him best, as well as the mental health issues Ronnie Kray faced and their rise to power as the notorious gangsters of London.

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MacBeth - Undated, Unspecified draft script By Jacob Koskoff & Todd Louiso and Michael Lesslie (Based on the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare) - hosted by: The Weinstein Company - in pdf format

Macbeth, a Thane of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl - June 20, 2014 revised green draft script by Jesse Andrews (based on the book Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Harry Abrams) - hosted by: Fox Searchlight - in pdf format

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

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Minions - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Brian Lynch - hosted by: Universal - in pdf format

Ever since the dawn of time, the Minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From T. rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now, join protective leader Kevin, teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob on a global road trip where they'll earn a shot to work for a new boss-the world's first female super-villain-and try to save all of Minionkind...from annihilation.

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Mississippi Grind - March 3, 2014 Official Yellow draft script by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, GERRY teams up with a younger charismatic poker player named CURTIS in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.

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Mistress America - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig - hosted by: Fox Searchlight - in pdf format

Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. Mistress America is a comedy about dream-chasing, score-settling, makeshift families, and cat-stealing.

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Pawn Sacrifice - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Steven Knight (Story by Stephen J Rivele & Christopher Wilkinson and Steven Knight) - hosted by: Bleecker Street Media - in pdf format

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

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Remember - August 15, 2014 Double White Revised draft script by Benjamin A. August - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

"Remember" is the contemporary story of Zev, who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some 70 years ago is living in America under an assumed identity. Despite the obvious challenges, Zev sets out on a mission to deliver long-delayed justice with his own trembling hand. What follows is a remarkable cross-continent road-trip with surprising consequences.

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The Revenant - August 9, 2010 unspecified draft script by Mark L Smith (based on the novel by MIchael Punke) - hosted by: 20th Century Fox - in pdf format

Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT captures one man's epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald. Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

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Room - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Emma Donoghue (based on the novel by Emma Donoghue) - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

ROOM tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted mother. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical--they are trapped--confined to a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space that Ma has euphemistically named Room. Ma has created a whole universe for Jack within Room, and she will stop at nothing to ensure that, even in this treacherous environment, Jack is able to live a complete and fulfilling life. But as Jack's curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma's resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world.

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Slow West - November 7, 2013 unspecified draft script by John Maclean - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

'Slow West' follows a 16-year-old boy on a journey across 19th Century frontier America in search of the woman he loves, while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas.

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Son of Saul - Undated, Unspecified draft script by László Nemes & Clara Royer - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

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Spotlight - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy - hosted by: Open Road Films - in pdf format

SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tom McCarthy, SPOTLIGHT is a tense investigative dramatic-thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest cover-ups in modern times

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Steve Jobs - March 19, 2015 shooting script script by Aaron Sorkin (based on the book by Zwalter Isaacson) - hosted by: Universal - in pdf format

His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs.

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Straight Outta Compton - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff (Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff - hosted by: Universal - in pdf format

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

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Suffragette - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Abi Morgan - hosted by: Focus Features - in pdf format

A drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing. Radicalized and turning to violence as the only route to change, they were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality - their jobs, their homes, their children and their lives. Maud was one such foot soldier. The story of her fight for dignity is as gripping and visceral as any thriller, it is also heart-breaking and inspirational.

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Testament of Youth - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Juliette Towhidi (based on the autobiography by Vera Brittain) - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.

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Trainwreck - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Amy Schumer - hosted by: Universal - in pdf format

Since she was a little girl, it's been drilled into Amy's head by her rascal of a dad that monogamy isn't realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo - enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment - but in actuality, she's kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she's writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners, Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups, including this guy who really seems to like her, might be on to something.

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Trumbo - Unspecified "Published" Draft script by John McNamara (based on the biography by Bruce Cook) - hosted by: Bleecker Street Media - in pdf format

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice under the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

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Truth - Undated, Unspecified draft script by James Vanderbilt (based on the book Truth and Duty by Mary Mapes) - hosted by: Sony Classics - in pdf format

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

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While We're Young - September 30, 2013 pink revised draft script by Noah Baumbach - hosted by: A24 - in pdf format

Josh Srebnick is 44. He is married to Cornelia, 43, the daughter of Leslie Breitbart, a respected documentary filmmaker. The couple lives comfortably in New York Village and gives the image of happiness.But things are not so rosy as they look : on a personal level, their relationships have been cooling down while they suffer from not having children. On a professional plane, things have deteriorated as well. Josh, who is also a documentarian like his father-in-law, has lost inspiration: he has been grappling with his last movie for eight years now without being able to complete it. To be true, Josh goes nowhere and his marriage is on the rocks. Things start changing when Josh and Cornelia meet another married pair : Jamie and Darby, a generation younger, express their admiration for Josh. Plus, they much more cool, smart and uninhibited than the two forty-odds. Could they help Josh and Cornelia to revive their couple...?

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Woman In Gold - Undated, Unspecified draft script by Alexi Kaye Campbell - hosted by: The Weinstein Company - in pdf format

Maria Altman sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.

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Youth - May 2, 2014 unspecified draft script by Paolo Sorrentino (translated from the Italian by Virginia Jewiss) - hosted by: Fox Searchlight - in pdf format

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children's confused lives, Mick's enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. But someone wants at all costs to hear him conduct again.

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