Ma Script

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Director:Tate Taylor
Written by:Scotty Landes (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

The Girl on the Train Script

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Director:Tate Taylor
Written by:Paula Hawkins (Novel), Erin Cressida Wilson (Adaptation)

Script Synopsis:Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Get on Up Script

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Director:Tate Taylor
Written by:Steven Baigelman (Screenplay), Jez Butterworth (Screenplay), John-Henry Butterworth (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

The Help

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Director:Tate Taylor
Written by:Tate Taylor (Screenplay), Kathryn Stockett (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.