The Black List: 2018 Screenplays • Part 4

The Black List 2018 screenplays part 4.

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The 14th edition of the "Black List" features 73 unproduced screenplays. Here are the next 12, indexed alphabetically, from J to N.

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Discover more about the "Black List: 2018" 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: 2018." And, you may have already noticed that a great number of screenplays featured on The List have since been produced.

Past picks include "The Wolf of Wall Street," and "The Book of Eli."

Screenplays on this page:
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    Just a Girl

    Written by: Bill Kennedy

    Mentions: 10

    After the United States survives a vampire war, a young human girl going through puberty learns that she may be turning into a vampire.

    Just the Facts

    Written by: Kenny Kyle

    Mentions: 19

    The riveting true story of AJ Daulerio’s meteoric rise from obscure sports blogger to Editor-in-Chief of Gawker Media during the wild, heady early days of the digital journalism boom, culminating in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, which brought about Gawker’s downfall and set a precedent for billionaires to attack the media and free speech.

    Kill the Leopard

    Written by: Mattson Tomlin

    Mentions: 9

    A henchman-turned-terrorist has a bone to pick with an idolized vigilante. When he takes control of a city skyscraper, the hero known as the Leopard comes to the rescue – but when both the terrorist and the Leopard are overtaken by the hostages, a kangaroo court evolves as the hostages navigate their complex histories with the vigilante.

    King Richard (2021)

    Written by: Zach Baylin

    Mentions: 35 (2nd overall in 2018)

    The true story of Richard Williams, the hard-nosed and uncompromising father of tennis prodigies turned superstars, Venus and Serena Williams. IMDb

    The Kings of Cool

    Written by: Jon Dorsey

    Mentions: 9

    During segregation in the 1960s American South, a nerdy teen tries to win a student election at an all-black high school, but he’ll have to defeat a blossoming badass named Samuel L. Jackson to do so. Based on a true story.

    The Liberators

    Written by: Madison Turner

    Mentions: 10

    At the height of World War II, a headstrong African-American tank commander and his crew plow through war- torn Europe, determined to prove themselves as equals and bring Hitler to his knees.

    Little Fish (2021)

    Written by: Mattson Tomlin

    Mentions: 7

    A couple fights to hold their relationship together as a memory loss virus spreads and threatens to erase the history of their love and courtship. IMDb

    Mamba

    Written by: Mike Schneider

    Mentions: 9

    A chronicle of the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case in the early 2000s, based on reports, court transcripts, and police interviews.

    Me & Tammy Faye at the Betty Ford Clinic

    Written by: Pamela Garcia Rooney

    Mentions: 7

    The unlikely bond between a Latinx transgender woman and the queen of Christian televangelism. Inspired by the very real life of Tammy Faye Bakker.

    Meet Cute (2022)

    Written by: Noga Pnueli

    Mentions: 12

    When a woman finds a time machine in a downtown Manhattan nail salon, she uses it to keep traveling back in time 24 hours to make her previous night’s date perfect. IMDb

    Naked Is the Best Disguise

    Written by: Graham Moore

    Mentions: 8

    In a near future in which illegal new technology allows specific memories to be removed from one person’s brain and inserted into another's, a woman who deals in black market memories is accused of murdering a man she does not remember knowing.

    Nobody Nothing Nowhere

    Written by: Alex FischerRachel Wolther

    Mentions: 7

    Ruth is one of the non-people: human-looking beings designed and trained for the sole purpose of filling in a realistic world for a bland guy named Dave, the only person to actually exist on Earth. Tired of serving as an extra in someone else’s life, she has the audacity to demand a life of her own.

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