Read the "Black List: 2013" Screenplays
The 9th edition of "The Black List" features 72 screenplays. Here are the next 11, indexed alphabetically, from E to G.
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Read and download all of the "Black List: 2013" screenplays. We have 72 of the 72 selected scripts from the 9th edition. On this page, you'll find another batch.
Four Your Consideration, we have the next 11 scripts listed and indexed alphabetically, from E through G, for quick access. From Mikki Daughtry's, Tobias Iaconis's "Elsewhere", to Donald Margulies's "The End of the Tour", and everything in between.
If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2013" scripts were chosen by more than 250 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: 2013" 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: 2013".
Some screenplays get optioned by studios and become movies. Past picks include: "How it Ends", and "The Last Witch Hunter."
Written by: Mikki Daughtry | Tobias Iaconis
After his girlfriend dies in a car accident, a man finds his true soulmate, only to wake from a coma and learn his perfect life was just a dream -- one he is determined to make real.
Written by: Bill Kennedy
A man who works in wealth management, and also has his hands in a number of less than ethical enterprises, begins collaborating with a Los Angeles based drug dealer. The dealer just so happens to have the man’s son has one of his runners in the drug fueled LA nightlife.
Written by: Jon Boyer
After being diagnosed with dementia, a retired 50-something stunt motorcyclist sets out to perform one last jump.
Written by: Simon Stephenson
Mentions: 39 (3rd overall in 2013)
A forty-something pediatric allergist, who specializes in the hazelnut and is facing a divorce, learns lessons in living from a wise-beyond-her-years terminally ill 15 year old patient when she crashes his weekend trip to a conference in San Francisco.
From Here to Albion
Written by: Rory Haines | Sohrab Noshirvani
A tragic accident in a coastal English town sets off a chain of violence when a malevolent assassin attempts to punish all involved, including a dirty cop who is intent on covering up the truth.
Written by: Jake Morse | Scott Wolman
An R-rated talking car from the 80s is brought back into service and teamed up with the son of his former partner, a befuddled cop looking to earn his stripes.
Gay Kid and Fat Chick
Written by: Bo Burnham
Two high school misfits become costumed vigilantes and take out their frustrations on the students who have bullied them throughout high school.
The Golden Record
Written by: Aaron Kandell | Jordan Kandell
The true story of how Carl Sagan fell in love while leading the wildest mission in NASA history: a golden record to encapsulate the experience of life on earth for advanced extraterrestrial life.