Comes a Horseman Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Dennis Lynton Clark (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and sabotage...they eventually find love.

The Pelican Brief Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Alan J. Pakula (Screenplay), John Grisham (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

The Sterile Cuckoo Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:John Nichols (Novel), Alvin Sargent (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit with no family and no place to go, insists on calling all those who won't participate in her world, "weirdos," clings to a quiet studious Jerry, who has the ability to make a choice of living in Pookie's private little world or be accepted by the society that Pookie rejects. Unwittingly, it is through their awkward relationship that Pookie actually prepares Jerry for the world of "weirdos" that she doesn't fit into or wish to be apart of.

Rollover Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:David Shaber (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

Starting Over Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:James L. Brooks (Writer)

Script Synopsis:After being ditched by his ambitious singer wife, a middle-aged man suffers a crisis of confidence. He begins to forge a new relationship with an equally insecure teacher, until the wife attempts a reconciliation.

Sophie’s Choice Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Alan J. Pakula (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

Orphans Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Lyle Kessler (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Brothers Treat (Matthew Modine) and Philip (Kevin Anderson) have lived alone since they were kids, when a small time criminal enters their lives.

See You In The Morning Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Alan J. Pakula (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth and the children are still in mourning over their dead husband and father and Larry finds it a bit difficult to penetrate their reservations. Larry himself has to deal with his ex-wife and his love for his own two kids. Slowly both Beth and the children realise that they have to go on with their lives and that they have been giving a second chance.

Consenting Adults Script

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Matthew Chapman (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.

The Parallax View

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Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:David Giler (Writer), Lorenzo Semple Jr. (Writer), Loren Singer (Novel)

Script Synopsis:An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.