Read the "Black List: 2014" Screenplays
The 10th edition of "The Black List" features 70 screenplays. Here are the next 12, indexed alphabetically, from L to M.
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For Your Consideration, we have the next 12 scripts cataloged and indexed alphabetically, from L through M, for quick access. Including Joey Hartstone's "LBJ" biopic, Marc Meyers' "My Friend Dahmer," and everything in between.
If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2014" 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: 2014" scripts
Unsure about exactly what is "The Black List"? Read on.
The name is really 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" (a vote), favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2014." And, you may have already noticed that a great number of screenplays featured on The List have since been produced.
Past picks include "The Post," and "Mother."
Written by: Joey Hartstone
The Long Haul
Written by: Dan Stoller
A self-destructive trucker estranged from his son travels cross country with a problematic nephew whom he barely knows.
The Man in the Rockefeller Suit
Written by: David Bar Katz
The story of Clark Rockefeller, a con artist thought to be American royalty until he kidnapped his young daughter initiating a manhunt that revealed his true identity.
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Written by: Kenneth Lonergan
Written by: Eric Koenig
A prison psychologist has 48 hours to convince a serial killer to tell her the location of her final victim before she is executed.
Mena (n.k.a. American Made) (2017)
Written by: Gary Spinelli
Mentions: 18 (12th overall in 2014)
In the late 1970s to mid 1980s, Barry Seal, a TWA pilot recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States, one that spawned the birth of the Medellin cartel and eventually almost brought down the Reagan White House with the Iran Contra scandal. IMDb
Written by: Andrew BozalisDerek Mether
When a disgraced former soldier finds success by working for a private security company, the illegal tactics the company employs challenges his worldview.
Money Monster (2016)
Written by: Alan DiFioreJim KoufJamie Linden
Written by: David Weil
The investigation of a murder on a moon colony.
Written by: Seth W. Owen
Written by: Will Widger
A little person private eye investigates the disappearance of a young actress in 1930s Hollywood, leading him to uncover conspiracies involving THE WIZARD OF OZ and Metro Goldwyn Mayer brass.
My Friend Dahmer (2017)
Written by: Marc Meyers
Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by John Backderf, Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy and during his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he becomes. IMDb