The Black List: 2011 Screenplays • Part 6

The Black List 2011 screenplays part 6

Read the "Black List: 2011" Screenplays

The 7th edition of "The Black List" features 73 unproduced screenplays. Here are another 11, indexed alphabetically, from O to S.

Let's continue our look at The List. Read and download all of the "Black List: 2011" screenplays and scripts.

For Your Consideration, we have the next 11 scripts listed and indexed alphabetically for quick access. Including Ryan Engle's "On a Clear Day," Dave Cohen's zombie thriller "Subject Zero," 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" 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: "Crazy, Stupid, Love," and "Gangster Squad."

Screenplays on this page:
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    On a Clear Day

    Written by: Ryan Engle

    Mentions: 8

    When a powerful and mysterious force invades an American city, a young father must traverse the battle-torn city in an effort to save his wounded wife and rescue their stranded children.  In the process, our hero becomes the target of an enemy who will stop at nothing to kill him.

    The Outsider (2018)

    Written by: Andrew Baldwin

    Mentions: 53 (4th overall in 2011)

    In post World War II Japan, an American former prisoner-of-war rises in the yakuza. IMDb


    Written by: Bryan Fuller

    Mentions: 7

    A wooden puppet, Pinocchio, dreams of becoming a real boy. (live-action retelling)


    Written by: Ed Whitworth

    Mentions: 20

    Based on the true story of Colin Powell questioning the Bush administration leading up to his United Nations presentation where he made the case for going to war with Iraq.

    The Pretty One (2013)

    Written by: Jenee LaMarque

    Mentions: 8

    When a woman’s identical, "prettier" twin sister dies, the woman assumes her sister’s identity, moving into her apartment and the big city. IMDb

    Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

    Written by: Kelly Marcel

    Mentions: 13

    The story of how Walt Disney got the rights for Mary Poppins. IMDb

    Self/less (2015)

    Written by: Alex PastorDavid Pastor

    Mentions: 6

    An extremely wealthy, elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets. IMDb

    Sex Tape (2014)

    Written by: Kate Angelo

    Mentions: 10

    When a married couple make a sex tape to spice up their relationship, it disappears, and they are frantic to get it back. IMDb

    The Slackfi Project

    Written by: Howard Overman

    Mentions: 16

    A hapless and broken hearted barista is visited by two bad-ass soldiers from the future who tell him mankind is doomed, and he alone can save them.

    St. Vincent de Van Nuys (n.k.a. St. Vincent) (2014)

    Written by: Ted Melfi

    Mentions: 14

    When a twelve year old boy in need of a babysitter moves in next door to a misanthropic aging retiree whose life mainly consists of gambling, hookers, and drinking, the elder becomes an unlikely mentor to the boy. IMDb

    Subject Zero

    Written by: Dave Cohen

    Mentions: 7

    A Frankenstein-like tale of a scientist who develops a powerful new drug that brings his son back to life after he dies in a terrible car accident. Unfortunately, the desperate experiment of a loving father leads to the creation of a flesh-eating zombie epidemic with horrific consequences.

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