The Black List: 2012 Screenplays: Part 3

The Black List 2012 screenplays part 3.

Read the "Black List: 2012" Screenplays

The 8th edition of "The Black List" features 78 screenplays. Here are the next 10, indexed alphabetically, from F to G.

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Read and download all of the "Black List: 2012" screenplays. We have 77 of the 78 selected scripts from the 8th edition. We've grouped the downloads into smaller chunks to help speed up your browsing experience.

Four Your Consideration, we have the next 10 scripts listed and indexed alphabetically, from F through G. From Brad Desch's "Fathers & Daughters", to Jason Micallef's "Ground Control to Major Tom", and everything in between.

If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2012" scripts were chosen by more than 290 film-industry executives as some of the best unproduced scripts this year.

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: 2012" 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 evaluation and possible consideration.

Annually, since 2005, film industry executives read hundreds of screenplays and choose which ones are their favorite. Referred to as a "mention", favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2012".

Some screenplays get optioned by studios and become movies. Past picks include: "The Adam Project", and "Draft Day."


Fathers & Daughters (2015)

Written by: Brad Desch

Mentions: 25

A woman recalls her close relationship with her famous novelist father while struggling to overcome her fear of emotional involvement with her first real boyfriend.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

Written by: Scott Neustadter | Michael H. Weber

Mentions: 17

Based on the eponymous novel by John Green, a teenage girl stricken with cancer falls for a boy in her support group and the two form a bond as they deal with their illnesses.

The Final Broadcast

Written by: Chris Hutton | Eddie O’Keefe

Mentions: 14

A man takes a job as a radio broadcaster in a small town, only to discover that it is embedded with a radical group planning mass destruction in conjunction with an upcoming lunar eclipse.

Flower (2017)

Written by: Alex McAulay

Mentions: 19

A coming of age story about the unlikely bond that forms between a sexually adventurous teenage girl and her obese, mentally unstable step-brother.

From New York to Florida

Written by: Austin Reynolds

Mentions: 13

An undisciplined boy is sent to Florida for the summer with his grandparents, and the drive south changes him forever.

Fuck Marry Kill

Written by: Neel Shah | Alex Blagg

Mentions: 6

Three best friends return for their high school reunion intent on righting all the wrongs done to them in high school … by either fucking, marrying, or killing their tormentors.


Written by: Jeff Shakoor

Mentions: 18

When an acerbic alcoholic finds himself penniless and alone he has no choice but to crash his family’s holiday. Years of alienating them makes for a stiff challenge, but eventually he subtly helps them heal.


Written by: Carter Blanchard

Mentions: 29 (8th overall in 2012)

When three friends go missing on a camping trip in a forest rumored to be haunted, the two left behind discover clues that lead them to a safe deposit box containing video tapes... showing exactly what happened to their friends.



Goodbye, Felix Chester

Written by: Max Taxe

Mentions: 9

After finding out he has a month left to live, high school junior Felix Chester focuses all of his time and energy on one goal: losing his virginity to his dream girl.

Ground Control to Major Tom

Written by: Jason Micallef

Mentions: 8

After nine years, a NASA communications expert reconnects with the astronaut she believed to be dead and helps rescue him from space.

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