Read the "Black List: 2011" Screenplays
The 7th edition of "The Black List" features 73 unproduced screenplays. Here are the next 13, indexed alphabetically, from I to M.
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These "Black List: 2011" scripts were chosen by more than 300 film-industry executives. What is the "Black List" and how does a script get chosen? 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: "Easy A," and "Buried."
The Imitation Game (2014)
Written by: Graham Moore
Mentions: 133 (1st overall in 2011)
In the Event of a Moon Disaster
Written by: Mike Jones
Mentions: 30 (6th overall in 2011)
An alternate telling of the historic APOLLO 11 mission to land on the moon that examines what might have happened if the astronauts had crash landed there.
Jane Got a Gun (2015)
Written by: Brian Duffield
After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn’t seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband’s gang eventually tracks him down to finish the job. IMDb
Written by: Imran Zaidi
A high school couple and two of their friends ditch school to catch a special preview screening of Jurassic Park.
Written by: Christopher CantwellChristopher Rogers
A rookie cop and his potential flame witness JFK gunned down from the grassy knoll on November 22, 1963. Within hours, they’re on the run from the murderers who desperately need them silenced.
The Last Drop (f.k.a. Sobered Up)
Written by: Brandon MurphyPhil Murphy
A fully functioning alcoholic meets the girl of his dreams and soon discovers that there’s a lot more at stake than love if he doesn’t clean up his act.
The Last Witness
Written by: Stefan Jaworski
An FBI Agent interrogates an amnesiac, sole survivor of a Boston bombing in order to prevent future terrorist attacks.
Written by: Ali WallerMorgan Murphy
A recently divorced author is stunned when his ex writes a popular book about their breakup, and he has to keep that fact secret from his new girlfriend, who works for the book’s publisher.
Line of Sight
Written by: F. Scott Frazier
After a military coup takes out the executive branch of government, the country’s survival depends on a Navy Seal sniper extraction team getting the Speaker of the House from Washington DC to New York.
Little White Corvette
Written by: Michael Diliberti
A down and out brother and sister go to Miami to sell a duffel bag of cocaine that they found in the trunk of a corvette left them by their dead father.
Written by: John Scott 3
Mentions: 30 (7th overall in 2011)
Murders & Acquisitions
Written by: Jonathan Stokes
The world of high-stakes finance collides with that of high-priced hitmen when an ousted CEO decides to hire an assassin to kill the corporate raider who stole his company.
The Museum of Broken Relationships (n.k.a. The Broken Hearts Gallery) (2020)
Written by: Natalie Krinsky
Lucy, a twenty-eight year old junior curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, is sleeping with her boss. When he dumps her she begins a collection of “break up items” and starts a blog which goes viral.