Straight Outta Compton Script

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:Andrea Berloff (Screenplay), Andrea Berloff (Story), Jonathan Herman (Screenplay), S. Leigh Savidge (Story), Alan Wenkus (Story)

Script Synopsis:In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

Be Cool Script

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:Elmore Leonard (Novel), Peter Steinfeld (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive along the way.

A Man Apart Script

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:Christian Gudegast (Screenplay), Paul Scheuring (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge.

Friday Script

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:DJ Pooh (Screenplay), Ice Cube (Author)

Script Synopsis:Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.

Set It Off Script

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:Takashi Bufford (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Four black women, all of whom have suffered for lack of money and at the hands of the majority, undertake to rob banks. While initially successful, a policeman who was involved in shooting one of the women's brothers is on their trail. As the women add to the loot, their tastes and interests begin to change and their suspicions of each other increase on the way to a climactic robbery.

Italian Job

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:Donna Powers (Screenplay), Wayne Powers (Screenplay), Troy Kennedy Martin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, pedal-to-the-metal chase that careens up, down, above and below the streets of Los Angeles.

The Negotiator

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:James DeMonaco (Screenplay), Kevin Fox (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.

Law Abiding Citizen

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Director:F. Gary Gray
Written by:Kurt Wimmer (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.