The Getaway (1994) Script

Year:1994
Director:Roger Donaldson
Written by:Jim Thompson (Novel), Walter Hill (Screenplay), Amy Holden Jones (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison.
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This World, Then the Fireworks Script

Year:1977
Director:Michael Oblowitz
Written by:Larry Gross (Screenplay), Jim Thompson (Story)

Script Synopsis:Marty Lakewood is a reporter forced to leave Chicago and his family because he had uncovered too much police corruption. He returns to his small home town on the California coast to his ailing mother and prostitute sister, with whom he had an incestuous affair. Being short of money, he seduces a woman cop in order to sell her house.
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After Dark My Sweet Script

Year:1990
Director:James Foley
Written by:Jim Thompson (Novel), Robert Redlin (Screenplay), James Foley (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
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The Getaway

Year:1972
Director:Sam Peckinpah
Written by:Walter Hill (Screenplay), Jim Thompson (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
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The Grifters

Year:1990
Director:Stephen Frears
Written by:Jim Thompson (Novel), Donald E. Westlake (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
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The Killer Inside Me

Year:2010
Director:Michael Winterbottom
Written by:John Curran (Screenplay), Jim Thompson (Novel), Michael Winterbottom (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what Lou calls his "sickness": he is a brilliant, but disturbed sociopathic sadist.
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The Killing

Year:1956
Director:Stanley Kubrick
Written by:Lionel White (Novel), Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay), Jim Thompson (Dialogue)

Script Synopsis:The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The story is of ex-prisoners who plan to set up a racetrack so they can live a life without monetary worries. One of the more exceptional films of the 1950’s.
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Paths of Glory

Year:1957
Director:Stanley Kubrick
Written by:Humphrey Cobb (Novel), Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay), Calder Willingham (Screenplay), Jim Thompson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy to the point of suicide, Mireau commands his own subordinate, Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), to plan the attack. When it ends in disaster, General Mireau demands the court-martial of three random soldiers in order to save face.
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