Closer Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Patrick Marber (Theatre Play), Patrick Marber (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.

Catch-22 Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Joseph Heller (Original Story), Buck Henry (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation.

Carnal Knowledge Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Jules Feiffer (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.

The Fortune Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Carole Eastman (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them, not even murder.

Biloxi Blues Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Neil Simon (Writer)

Script Synopsis:During the Second World War, Eugene enlists in the US Army during the last year of the War and is sent to basic training in Biloxi Mississippi. There he must live with a variety of fellow soldiers while enduring the whims of a mentally unstable drill sergeant.

Postcards From The Edge Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Carrie Fisher (Writer), Carrie Fisher (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who finds her mother still treats her like a child. Despite these problems - and further ones to do with the men in in her life - Suzanne can begin to see the funny side of her situation, and it also starts to occur to her that not only do daughters have mothers, mothers do too.

Primary Colors Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Elaine May (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.

What Planet Are You From? Script

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Garry Shandling (Screenplay), Peter Tolan (Screenplay), Ed Solomon (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The alien, Harold Anderson, goes to Phoenix as a banker and sets to work finding a mate. His approaches to women are inept, and the humming phallus doesn't help, but on the advice of a banking colleague, he cruises an AA meeting, meets Susan, and somehow convinces her to marry. The clock starts to tick: will she conceive, have a baby, and lose Harold (and the child) to his planet before he discovers emotion and starts to care?

The Birdcage

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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Elaine May (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.


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Director:Mike Nichols
Written by:Jim Harrison (Screenplay), Wesley Strick (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.