The Black List: 2011 Screenplays • Part 2

The Black List 2011 screenplays part 2

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The 7th edition of "The Black List" features 73 (mostly) unproduced screenplays. Here are the next 10, indexed alphabetically, from C to D.

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For Your Consideration, we have the next 10 scripts cataloged and indexed alphabetically for quick access. Including Evan Susser's and Van Robichaux's "Chewie," Josh Cagan's "The DUFF," and everything in between.

If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2011" scripts were chosen by more than 300 film-industry executives.

What is the "Black List" you ask? To find out how it all works, scroll down a little bit.

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Discover more about the "Black List: 2011" scripts

Unsure about exactly what is the "Black List"? Read on.

Consider the name ironic.

This isn't a list of scripts written by those who are unwelcome in the industry. Rather, "The Black List" is a compilation of "most liked" unproduced screenplays from a certain year. Screenwriters, young and old, repped or voiceless, submit their works for consideration.

Annually, since 2005, film industry executives read hundreds of screenplays and choose which ones are their favorite. Referred to as a "mention" (or, a "vote"), favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2011." And, you may have already noticed that many screenplays featured on The List have since been produced.

Past picks include: "Armored," and "Blades of Glory."

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    Written by: Evan SusserVan Robichaux

    Mentions: 59 (3rd overall in 2011)

    A satirical behind the scenes look at the making of Star Wars through the eyes of Peter Mayhew who played Chewbacca.

    Cities of Refuge

    Written by: Brandon Willer

    Mentions: 12

    A former FBI psychologist is called in to investigate when a young girl goes missing after the apparent murder of her father and brother by two strangers in a small Oklahoma town.

    Crazy for the Storm

    Written by: Will Fetters

    Mentions: 17

    The true story of Norman Ollestad’s relationship with his father, who thrust the boy into the world of extreme surfing and competitive downhill skiing at the age of three. But it was that experience that allowed an 11-year old Norman to survive a plane crash amidst a blizzard in the San Gabriel mountains.


    Written by: Ian Shorr

    Mentions: 7

    A man is unlawfully sentenced to an infamous prison and escapes, then transforms himself into the mysterious Cristo and systematically destroys the men who manipulated and enslaved him.

    The Current War (2017)

    Written by: Michael Mitnick

    Mentions: 30 (8th overall in 2011)

    Based on the true story of the race between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to develop a practical system of electricity and sell their respective inventions to the country and the world. IMDb

    Dead of Winter

    Written by: Sarah Conradt

    Mentions: 8

    A teenage girl heads to a remote cabin in the mountains with her father and new stepmother - an experience the father hopes will bond the two ladies. But when a mysterious wounded Park Ranger shows up, family bonding will be the least of their concerns.

    Desperate Hours

    Written by: Nicholas Mariani

    Mentions: 17

    A small town crippled by WWI and the Spanish flu finds itself facing major moral questions and a brutal invading force when a young girl shows up on a rancher’s doorstep covered in blood.

    Dirty Grandpa (2016)

    Written by: John Phillips

    Mentions: 11

    A young groom engaged to a demanding woman is forced to spend the week before his wedding with his half-blind, half-crazy, and wholly horny grandfather. Through this wild journey, his grandfather shows him how to take life by the balls and lead with his heart. IMDb

    Django Unchained (2012)

    Written by: Quentin Tarantino

    Mentions: 14

    A freed slave named Django is trained as a bounty hunter by a German dentist named Schultz, and the two men set out to find Django’s enslaved wife. IMDb

    The DUFF (2015)

    Written by: Josh Cagan

    Mentions: 6

    Adapted from Kody Keplinger’s novel THE DUFF, the travails of a seventeen year old girl who believes she is the "designated ugly fat friend." IMDb

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