The Marsh King’s Daughter Script

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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Mark L. Smith (Screenplay), Elle Smith (Screenplay), Karen Dionn (Book)

Script Synopsis:Helena, a woman living a seemingly ordinary life, hides a dark secret—her father is the infamous 'Marsh King', the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. After a lifetime of trying to escape her past, Helena is forced to face her demons when her father unexpectedly escapes from prison.

The Upside Script

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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Éric Toledano (Original Film Writer), Olivier Nakache (Original Film Writer), Jon Hartmere (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell, a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom.

Voyagers Script

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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Neil Burger (Writer)

Script Synopsis:With the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women -- bred for intelligence and obedience -- embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. When they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they soon become consumed by fear, lust and an insatiable hunger for power.

Divergent Script

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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Vanessa Taylor (Screenplay), Veronica Roth (Novel), Evan Daugherty (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

Lucky Ones Script

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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Neil Burger (Screenplay), Dirk Wittenborn (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.


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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Alan Glynn (Author), Leslie Dixon (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

The Illusionist

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Director:Neil Burger
Written by:Neil Burger (Screenplay), Steven Millhauser (Novel)

Script Synopsis:With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crown prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.