2011: Top Unproduced Screenplays | Part 6

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Take a look at 73 (mostly) unproduced screenplays from 2011. Here are another 11, indexed alphabetically, from O to S.

Let's continue our look at some of the best unproduced screenplays from 2011.

For Your Consideration, we have the next 11 scripts listed and indexed alphabetically for quick access. Including Ryan Engle's "On a Clear Day," Dave Cohen's zombie thriller "Subject Zero," and everything in between. If you're a young writer looking for study guides, you've found the right place.

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A word about voting... and other important stuff about the "best of" 2011 Unproduced Scripts.

Some of the scripts listed here may have since been optioned and produced. However, at the time of "voting" they were not.

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    On a Clear Day

    Written by: Ryan Engle

    Votes: 8

    When a powerful and mysterious force invades an American city, a young father must traverse the battle-torn city in an effort to save his wounded wife and rescue their stranded children.  In the process, our hero becomes the target of an enemy who will stop at nothing to kill him.

    The Outsider (2018)

    Written by: Andrew Baldwin

    Votes: 53 (4th overall in 2011)

    In post World War II Japan, an American former prisoner-of-war rises in the yakuza. IMDb

    Pinocchio

    Written by: Bryan Fuller

    Votes: 7

    A wooden puppet, Pinocchio, dreams of becoming a real boy. (live-action retelling)

    Powell

    Written by: Ed Whitworth

    Votes: 20

    Based on the true story of Colin Powell questioning the Bush administration leading up to his United Nations presentation where he made the case for going to war with Iraq.

    The Pretty One (2013)

    Written by: Jenee LaMarque

    Votes: 8

    When a woman’s identical, "prettier" twin sister dies, the woman assumes her sister’s identity, moving into her apartment and the big city. IMDb

    Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

    Written by: Kelly Marcel

    Votes: 13

    The story of how Walt Disney got the rights for Mary Poppins. IMDb

    Self/less (2015)

    Written by: Alex PastorDavid Pastor

    Votes: 6

    An extremely wealthy, elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets. IMDb

    Sex Tape (2014)

    Written by: Kate Angelo

    Votes: 10

    When a married couple make a sex tape to spice up their relationship, it disappears, and they are frantic to get it back. IMDb

    The Slackfi Project

    Written by: Howard Overman

    Votes: 16

    A hapless and broken hearted barista is visited by two bad-ass soldiers from the future who tell him mankind is doomed, and he alone can save them.

    St. Vincent de Van Nuys (n.k.a. St. Vincent) (2014)

    Written by: Ted Melfi

    Votes: 14

    When a twelve year old boy in need of a babysitter moves in next door to a misanthropic aging retiree whose life mainly consists of gambling, hookers, and drinking, the elder becomes an unlikely mentor to the boy. IMDb

    Subject Zero

    Written by: Dave Cohen

    Votes: 7

    A Frankenstein-like tale of a scientist who develops a powerful new drug that brings his son back to life after he dies in a terrible car accident. Unfortunately, the desperate experiment of a loving father leads to the creation of a flesh-eating zombie epidemic with horrific consequences.

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