In the Heart of the Sea Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Charles Leavitt (Screenplay), Charles Leavitt (Story), Rick Jaffa (Story), Amanda Silver (Story), Nathaniel Philbrick (Novel)

Script Synopsis:In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex is assaulted by something no one could believe—a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.

Hillbilly Elegy Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Vanessa Taylor (Writer), J.D. Vance (Book)

Script Synopsis:An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future.

The Dilemma Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Allan Loeb (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of investigating the possible affair, he learns that Nick has a few secrets of his own. As the presentation nears, Ronny agonizes over what might happen if the truth gets out.

The Missing Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Ken Kaufman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn to reconcile the past and work together if they are going to have any hope of getting Lily back before she is taken over the border and forced to become a prostitute.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Jeffrey Price (Screenplay), Peter S. Seaman (Screenplay), Bob Camp (Storyboard)

Script Synopsis:Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.

Gung Ho Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Edwin Blum (Story), Lowell Ganz (Screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and the sycophant who is angling for his position. At the other, a number of disgruntled long-time union members struggle with the new exigencies of Japanese quality control.

Grand Theft Auto Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Ron Howard (Writer), Rance Howard (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.

Night Shift Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Lowell Ganz (Writer), Babaloo Mandel (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour complains about the loss of her pimp. His partner, upon hearing the situation, suggests that they fill that opening themselves using the morgue at night .

Splash Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Brian Grazer (Author), Bruce Jay Friedman (Author)

Script Synopsis:A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.

Cocoon Script

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Director:Ron Howard
Written by:Tom Benedek (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.