The Pelican Brief Script

Year:1993
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.
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The Sterile Cuckoo Script

Year:1969
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.
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Rollover Script

Year:1981
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.
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Starting Over Script

Year:1979
Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:James L. Brooks (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teacher (Jill Clayburgh). But when the wife attempts a reconciliation - seduction followed by a truly excruciating song she has composed for him - he realizes where his loyalty lies.
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Sophie’s Choice Script

Year:1982
Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Alan J. Pakula (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps who has found a reason to live in Nathan a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stengo the movies narrator a young American writer new to New York City. But the happiness of Sophie and Nathan is endangered by her ghosts and his obsessions.
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Orphans Script

Year:1987
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.
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See You In The Morning Script

Year:1989
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.
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Consenting Adults Script

Year:1992
Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Matthew Chapman (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Richard and Priscilla Parker (Kevin Kline and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis (Kevin Spacey and Rebecca Miller). Spacey, in one of his first feature roles, is charismatic as the evil neighbor, with an appeal worthy of an Alfred Hitchcock villain.
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The Parallax View

Year:1974
Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:David Giler (Writer), Lorenzo Semple Jr. (Writer), Loren Singer (Novel)

Script Synopsis:An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.
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All The President’s Men

Year:1976
Director:Alan J. Pakula
Written by:Carl Bernstein (Novel), Bob Woodward (Novel), William Goldman (Screenplay), Carl Bernstein (Screenplay), Bob Woodward (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.
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