The Baby Maker Script

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:James Bridges (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and developing a relationship with them for the entire pregnancy complicates the simple arrangement.

Paper Chase Script

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:James Bridges (Screenplay), John Jay Osborn Jr. (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.

September 30 1955 Script

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Director:James Bridges

Script Synopsis:Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a young man who idolized the rising star. Racked with grief, Jimmy holds a vigil that quickly devolves into a drunken spectacle with its own catastrophic consequences. Dennis Quaid also stars in "September 30, 1955": a day that forever changed the lives of many.

The China Syndrome Script

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:Mike Gray (Screenplay), T.S. Cook (Screenplay), James Bridges (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

Mike’s Murder Script

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:James Bridges (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts Betty – then he’s killed before they can meet. Betty tries to find out what happened, leading her straight into a hornet's nest of vice.

Perfect Script

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:Aaron Latham (Writer), Aaron Latham (Screenplay), James Bridges (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight. This film contains one of the greatest scenes of the '80s, an across the room sexual dance-off between the two main characters, inside a hot n' sweaty gym class.

Bright Lights Big City Script

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:Jay McInerney (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?

Urban Cowboy

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Director:James Bridges
Written by:Aaron Latham (Story), James Bridges (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:After moving to Pasadena, Texas, country boy Bud Davis starts hanging around a bar called Gilley's, where he falls in love with Sissy, a cowgirl who believes the sexes are equal. They eventually marry, but their relationship is turbulent due to Bud's traditional view of gender roles. Jealousy over his rival, Wes, leads to their separation, but Bud attempts to win Sissy back by triumphing at Gilley's mechanical bull-riding competition.