The Black List: 2014 Screenplays: Part 4

The Black List 2014 screenplays part 4.

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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Read and download all of the "Black List: 2014" screenplays. We have 70 of the 70 selected scripts from the 10th edition. And we've made some changes to speed up your browsing experience.

So, Four Your Consideration, we have the next 12 scripts listed and indexed alphabetically, from L through M, for quick access. Including Joey Hartstone's biopic "LBJ", Marc Meyers's "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.

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", favored scripts with the most mentions are featured on, in this regard, the "Black List: 2014".

Some screenplays get optioned by studios and become movies. Past picks include: "The Post", and "Mother."


LBJ (2016)

Written by: Joey Hartstone

Mentions: 7

Lyndon Johnson goes from powerful Senate Majority Leader, powerless Vice President to President of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

The Long Haul

Written by: Dan Stoller

Mentions: 15

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

Mentions: 6

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

Mentions: 7

An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.


Written by: Eric Koenig

Mentions: 15

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.


Written by: Andrew Bozalis | Derek Mether

Mentions: 7

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 DiFiore | Jim Kouf | Jamie Linden

Mentions: 6

After a man loses all his money in the stock market by following the advice of a Wall Street TV host, he takes the money adviser hostage on live television.


Written by: David Weil

Mentions: 16

The investigation of a murder on a moon colony.

Morgan (2016)

Written by: Seth W. Owen

Mentions: 8

A corporate risk management consultant is summoned to a remote research lab to determine whether or not to terminate an at-risk artificial being.

The Munchkin

Written by: Will Widger

Mentions: 16

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

Mentions: 6

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.

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