The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Script

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Year:1976
Director:John Cassavetes
Written by:John Cassavetes (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Cosmo Vittelli, the proprietor of a sleazy, low-rent Hollywood cabaret, has a real affection for the women who strip in his peepshows and the staff who keep up his dingy establishment. He also has a major gambling problem that has gotten him in trouble before. When Cosmo loses big-time at an underground casino run by mobster Mort, he isn't able to pay up. Mort then offers Cosmo the chance to pay back his debt by knocking off a pesky, Mafia-protected bookie.
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Big Trouble Script

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Year:1986
Director:John Cassavetes

Script Synopsis:Leonard Hoffman is an insurance salesman struggling to make ends meet. The fact that he has triplet sons who all want to go to Yale isn't making things any easier. Blanche Rickey is also worried about money; her husband is a millionaire with a weak heart, and she worries that he'll blow through all his cash before he finally dies. When Blanche meets Leonard, she devises a murderous plan that she claims will fix both their problems.
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Gloria (1999) Script

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Year:1999
Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:John Cassavetes (Screenplay), Steve Antin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated by a 6 year old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after his family has been gunned down.
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A Woman Under the Influence

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Year:1974
Director:John Cassavetes
Written by:John Cassavetes (Writer), John Cassavetes (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Mabel Longhetti, desperate and lonely, is married to a Los Angeles municipal construction worker, Nick. Increasingly unstable, especially in the company of others, she craves happiness, but her extremely volatile behavior convinces Nick that she poses a danger to their family and decides to commit her to an institution for six months. Alone with a trio of kids to raise on his own, he awaits her return, which holds more than a few surprises.
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Gloria

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Year:1980
Director:John Cassavetes
Written by:John Cassavetes (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.
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Minnie and Moskowitz

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Year:1971
Director:John Cassavetes
Written by:John Cassavetes (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz comes to her defense from an angry and rebuffed blind date, he falls hopelessly in love with her despite their myriad differences. Minnie reluctantly agrees to a date with Moskowitz, and, slowly but surely, an unlikely romance blossoms between the two.
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She’s So Lovely

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Year:1997
Director:Nick Cassavetes
Written by:John Cassavetes (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and is put in a psychiatric institution. Ten years later, Eddie is released and finds that Maureen has divorced him and is remarried with three children, one of whom is his little girl Jeanie. Eddie goes to reclaim his wife
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