Piranha (1995) Script

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Director:Scott P. Levy
Written by:John Sayles (Story), Alex Simon (Screenplay), Richard Robinson (Story)

Script Synopsis:Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids into the Lost River Lake threatening to destroy everyone in their path. Can they prevent the flesh-eating piranhas from escaping into the ocean and spawning?

Battle Beyond The Stars Script

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Director:Jimmy T. Murakami
Written by:John Sayles (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.


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Director:Guillermo del Toro
Written by:Matthew Robbins (Screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (Screenplay), John Sayles (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.

The Secret of Roan Inish

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Director:John Sayles
Written by:Rosalie K. Fry (Novel), John Sayles (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother was washed out to sea and never seen again, so when Fiona spies a naked little boy on the abandoned Isle of Roan Inish, she is compelled to investigate..

Wild Thing

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Director:Max Reid
Written by:John Sayles (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A child witnesses drug dealers murder his parents. He escapes and grows up wild in the city's slums. Years later he emerges to help the residents of the area who are being terrorized by street gangs and drug dealers.

Passion Fish

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Director:John Sayles
Written by:John Sayles (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. Then she meets with Chantelle, whose stubbornness matches her own -- if only because Chantelle, herself a recovering cocaine addict, cannot afford to lose this job. Their mutual dislike gradually develops into an armed truce as the two women deal with their own problems and with each others'.


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Director:Joe Dante
Written by:John Sayles (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Return of the Seacaucus Seven

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Director:John Sayles
Written by:John Sayles (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.

Lone Star

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Director:John Sayles
Written by:John Sayles (Writer)

Script Synopsis:When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.