The Black List: 2017 Screenplays • Part 8

The Black List 2017 screenplays part 8.

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The 13th edition of the "Black List" features 76 unproduced screenplays. Here are the final 7, indexed from V to Z.

You can read and download the "Black List: 2017" screenplays and scripts right here, right now. They're cataloged and indexed alphabetically for quick access. This is part 8.

For Your Consideration, the final batch of 7 scripts. Including Chiara Towne's "V.I.N.," Michael Moskowitz's, "Wyler," and everything in between.

If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place. These "Black List: 2017" scripts were chosen by industry executives as their favorite among unproduced screenplays from the past 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: 2017" screenplays

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 particular 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: 2017." And, you may have already noticed that a great number of screenplays featured on The List have since been produced.

Past scripts include "Kate," and "King Richard."

Screenplays on this page:
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    Written by: Chiara Towne

    Mentions: 14

    As Alex Haley struggles to write the autobiography of Malcolm X, his editor at Playboy assigns him a new interview: George Lincoln Rockwell, head of the American Nazi Party.


    Written by: Cosmo Carlson

    Mentions: 12

    An obsessive type-A student vows to secure the valedictorian title before school ends by any means necessary, even murder.

    When in Doubt, Seduce

    Written by: Allie Hagan

    Mentions: 16 (11th overall in 2017)

    The true story of the early relationship between Elaine May and Mike Nichols.

    When Lightning Strikes

    Written by: Anna Klassen

    Mentions: 20 (6th overall in 2017)

    The story of 25-year-old Joanne Rowling as she weathers first loves, unexpected pregnancies, lost jobs, and depression on her journey to create Harry Potter.

    Where I End

    Written by: Imran Zaidi

    Mentions: 22 (5th overall in 2017)

    In a world where your life can be saved, uploaded to a computer, and restarted in the case of your untimely demise, a husband returns from the dead, suspecting his wife may have been involved in his death.

    The White Devils

    Written by: Leon Hendrix III

    Mentions: 6

    Cassius raises his sons, Malcolm and Mandela, isolated and alone in the woods. They have never met another person in their entire lives. The boys have learned to survive and protect their fragile family at all cost. When they find a mysterious wounded white girl, June, alone and lost in their woods, prejudice, lies and love set them on a collision course with the real world that puts all their lives at risk.


    Written by: Michael Moskowitz

    Mentions: 9

    With Hitler laying waste to Europe and the United States refusing to answer the call to war, Jewish filmmaker William Wyler risks his career to make MRS. MINIVER, the most effective propaganda film of all time.

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