Play It As It Lays Script

Year:1972
Director:Frank Perry
Written by:Joan Didion (Screenplay), John Gregory Dunne (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
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Compromising Positions Script

Year:1985
Director:Frank Perry
Written by:Susan Isaacs (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
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Rancho Deluxe (1975) Script

Year:1975
Director:Frank Perry
Written by:Thomas McGuane (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Jack McKee and Cecil Colson are two bumbling drifters who make a living by rustling cattle from other peoples herds in the wilds of Montana. Jack is from a wealthy background but left his parents as he resented their posh lives, and Cecil is a Native American half-breed seeking his own path in life away from his father. Both hustle and rustle their way in the world by targeting cattle owned by wealthy ranch owner John Brown. Frustrated that someone is killing his cattle, John hires a pair of ranch hands Burt and Curt to find the rustlers. When Brown realizes he cannot trust his two inept ranch hands, he turns to the grizzled former rustler Henry Beige to find the cattle thieves, while Jack and Cecil are always one step ahead of them, not realizing that their luck will eventually run out sometime.
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Mommie Dearest Script

Year:1981
Director:Frank Perry
Written by:Robert Getchell (Writer), Tracy Hotchner (Writer), Frank Perry (Writer), Frank Yablans (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards her daughter Christina (Diana Scarwid) becomes even more pronounced. Christina leaves home and takes her first acting role, only to find her mother's presence still overshadowing her.
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Monsignor Script

Year:1982
Director:Frank Perry
Written by:Jack-Alain Léger (Novel), Abraham Polonsky (Screenplay), Wendell Mayes (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The vows of an ambitious young American priest are tested during World War II. Not only does Father John Flaherty get involved with the black market to raise money for the Vatican, he also falls in love with a young French nun.
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Hello Again Script

Year:1987
Director:Frank Perry

Script Synopsis:Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until she goes to her apartment and discovers her husband (Corbin Bernsen) married to her gold digging best friend, Kim (Sela Ward).
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The Swimmer

Year:1968
Director:Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack
Written by:Eleanor Perry (Writer), John Cheever (Story)

Script Synopsis:Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the Summer. He reappears at a friends pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from pool to pool to swim the whole valley. As he stops in each pool his interactions tell his life story.
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