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REVENGE Written by Alan Murphy Copyright © 2011 firstname.lastname@example.org FADE IN: INT. - BEDROOM - MORNING PHONE RINGS -- James wakes up and looks at his phone. "Unknown Caller." He answers. JAMES Hey, who's this? The person on the other end of the phone hangs up. James, gets up and gets dressed. He then leaves the house, to head for the store and notices a black car slowly following him. He calls his brother. EXT. - OUTSIDE - MORNING James asks his brother to pick him up at the store. He hangs up the phone, and walks to the store. FADE TO: INT. - LIVING ROOM - MORNING John hangs up his phone, and kisses his fiancee and baby daughter. He leaves the house and enters his car. FADE TO: EXT. - OUTSIDE - MORNING John pulls up in front of the store and notices the black car. James exits the store, and the car speeds off. James enters the car. INT. - CAR - MORNING John puts the music down low. JOHN Who do you think that was? JAMES (looking scared) I don't know John.. But shit been happening recently. JOHN You think it's Fra-- JAMES ..Nah I paid Frank a while back.. JOHN We'll go see him then.. See if he can help us out. FADE TO: EXT. - OUTSIDE - MORNING They both leave John's car, and head to Frank's door. They knock on the door, and Frank Jr answers. He brings them inside the house, and points to the living room. James enters the living room while Frank Jr entertains John. James walks up and sits down next to Frank. JAMES Frank, I need a favor. FRANK I can't help you. JAMES So you haven't heard anything. FRANK This isn't my business.. I won't get involved. JAMES Anything you want Frank -- I just need some help Frank stands up, and goes to pour him and James a drink. Frank hands James the drink and sits down again. FRANK Look James. I'm getting old, and slowly dying. I'm done with all this bullshit. JAMES You've been like a father to us Frank -- FRANK ..But, I'm not. I'm not your, or John's father, so this doesn't concern me. James finishes his drink, stands up and starts to walk away. FRANK (CONT'D) Don't walk away from me James.. JAMES Why not Frank? You don't want nothing to do with us now. He leaves the room, and finds John on his way out. They both leave the house. Frank Jr enters the living room and looks out the window, as both brothers enter the car and drive off. FRANK JR What do you want me to do with them.. FRANK Just keep an eye on them, nothing else. FRANK JR Alright Dad. You rest up, I'll come back later. Frank Jr, leaves the house and enters the all black car. FADE TO: THE NEXT DAY James wakes John up early to get ready for his Wedding. They both look excited. John gives James the ring to hold. They both start getting ready. JAMES You ready? JOHN A little nervous, but it's an excited nervous. JAMES Yeah, you'll be fine -- James looks at his speech. JOHN How about you -- you ready? JAMES Oh this(placing down the speech). Yeah I'm ready. FADE TO: CHURCH - MORNING We see John's fiancee Mia walking down the aisle, looking beautiful. They both exchange vows, put the rings on, and kiss. WEDDING HALL - NIGHT Everyone is dancing. John is talking to his Dad. DAD Your Mom would have loved this. JOHN I know Dad. We all miss her. John asks someone to take the drink off his Dad, and his Dad leaves. Mia enters. John and Mia kiss. MIA I love you John. John notices James being pushed into the bathroom in the distance. He pushes Mia off him and runs towards the bathroom. Inside the bathroom, James is talking with two gentlemen. One being Frank Jr. John tries to open the bathroom door, but it's locked. Frank Jr, opens the door and lets John inside, locking it again. JOHN What's this? FRANK JR Your brother here John.. Didn't pay my Dad, the full amount.. James who is being held back by the other man, tries to break out of it. JAMES What? FRANK JR That's right James.. You still owe my father money. So we're here to collect. JAMES So it is you. JOHN I thought you paid Frank, James. JAMES I did John, don't listen to what this prick has to say. FRANK JR There was no need for that. But I'll be in touch. JAMES There's no reason to be in touch, because I paid him Frank.. Frank Jr, unlocks the door, and both men leave James and John in the bathroom. JOHN You gonna tell me what the fucks going on here James? JAMES Why would I lie John? I paid Frank. JOHN We'll visit Frank then. JAMES Tomorrow. This is your Wedding. Both of them leave the bathroom and join the party again. FADE TO: EXT. - OUTSIDE HOUSE - MIDNIGHT James exits a car with a female. They both walk up to his door, and he opens it. James walks in first, and flicks on the light. GUNSHOT goes off and James falls to the floor. Another GUNSHOT goes off and she falls to the floor. The man, runs off, in to a car, speeding away. A neighbor runs over, and she calls an ambulance. James is moving, but the female is still -- laying in the pile of blood on the floor. FADE TO: INT. - HOSPITAL - MORNING James is up in his bed, recovering well. The doctor walks in and announces that the female didn't make it. He leaves, just as John enters. JOHN (looking concerned) What happened man..How you feeling? JAMES I'm good, they just got my arm. JOHN You know who it was? JAMES Couldn't tell.. JOHN (angry) Right..I'm going to see Frank -- John walking out of the the room. JAMES (shouts) JOHN! John walks out of the hospital and in to his car. FADE TO: INT. - FRANK'S HOUSE - MORNING Frank wakes up, hearing Banging on his door. He quickly puts on a robe, and goes downstairs. He answers the door. John walks inside, looking mad. JOHN Why'd you do it Frank? I should fucking kill you right here.. FRANK What you talking about John? Where's James? JOHN He's laid up in the hospital, because of what you did. FRANK Sit down John -- Now. I didn't do anything, I don't know what's going on. JOHN Your son, came to visit James, at my wedding, saying he owes money to you. FRANK Yeah. I didn't get the full amount - JOHN -- So, you try and have him killed? FRANK You know I wouldn't do that to you boys. I love the both of you. FRANK (CONT'D) And if you think I did this, go ahead and finish me. Frank places a gun on the table next to John. John picks it up, and walks out the house with it. FRANK (CONT'D) (shouts) Don't go doing anything you'll regret. John enters his car and drives off. THE NEXT DAY John takes James to his house. JOHN You'll stay with me for a while. JAMES I don't need too, I'm fine. JOHN Nah -- I don't wanna hear no arguments. John and James sit down in the living room. JOHN (CONT'D) Listen James, it's Frank.. JAMES Are you sure? JOHN I'm positive it's Frank. John hands James the gun Frank gave him. JOHN (CONT'D) You or me? JAMES This is mine. James stands up, and tucks the gun in his shirt. JAMES (CONT'D) Can I borrow the car? JOHN You want me to drive? JAMES Nah -- I can take care of myself. James leaves the house with the car keys. FADE TO: INT. - FRANK'S HOUSE - DAY James enters Frank's house slowly, bringing out his gun. He creeps up to Frank sitting in his chair, facing the other way. FRANK I've been waiting.. Frank swiftly turns around in his chair, holding papers in his hand, but James shoots him. He drops the gun, and takes the papers off Frank. Frank, still alive. FRANK (CONT'D) It was all John. JAMES (confused & shocked) John -- Frank, I'm sorry. FRANK I loved you like my son. Frank dies. James, picking up the gun, runs out the house and into the car, speeding. He quickly gets back to John's, bursting through the front door. JAMES JOHN! -- JOHN!! John comes out with a gun of his own. James, looking hurt and confused, stares at John and the gun. JOHN Before you ask why -- let me tell you. You're a disease James. You got me involved with the wrong people, and made my life hell. After mother died, I had to look after you, but you didn't help with anything. JAMES So you try and kill me? JOHN You deserve to die James. You're nothing to this world, you wouldn't be missed. And now, I'm going to end you. John tries to fire off a bullet, but James is quicker, shooting and killing his brother John. FADE TO: EXT. - OUTSIDE - NIGHT The rain is pouring down outside. James enters a bar, and asks for a drink. He starts drinking, and in walks Frank Jr, with 3 other guys. The bar clears, and it's just James and them. James has his back to Frank Jr. JAMES I'm sorry Frank. FRANK JR You know this has to happen. James stands up, puts on his jacket and turns around. Frank Jr, shoots him in the head. The 4 men leave the bar, being followed by the camera until they reach outside. Still pouring rain they drive off in a car. The camera slowly starts to look up to the sky and finally into darkness. The end.
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