The Comedian Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Richard LaGravenese (Screenplay), Lewis Friedman (Screenplay), Art Linson (Screenplay), Jeff Ross (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An aging comic icon, Jackie Burke, has seen better days. Despite his efforts to reinvent himself and his comic genius, the audience only wants to know him as the former television character he once played. Already a strain on his younger brother and his wife, Jackie is forced to serve out a sentence doing community service for accosting an audience member. While there, he meets Harmony, the daughter of a sleazy Florida real estate mogul, and the two find inspiration in one another, resulting in surprising consequences.

Blood In, Blood Out Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Ross Thomas (Story), Jimmy Santiago Baca (Screenplay), Jeremy Iacone (Screenplay), Floyd Mutrux (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

Ray Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:James L. White (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered couping gospel and country together.

The Idolmaker Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Edward di Lorenzo (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.

Against All Odds Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Eric Hughes (Writer), Daniel Mainwaring (Writer)

Script Synopsis:She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be nothing less than their lives.

White Nights Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford

Script Synopsis:An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American?

Proof Of Life Script

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Thomas Hargrove (Novel), William Prochnau (Author), Tony Gilroy (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.

An Officer and a Gentleman

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Douglas Day Stewart (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Zack Mayo is an aloof, taciturn man who aspires to be a navy pilot. Once he arrives at training camp for his 13-week officer's course, Mayo runs afoul of abrasive, no-nonsense drill Sergeant Emil Foley. Mayo is an excellent cadet, but a little cold around the heart, so Foley rides him mercilessly, sensing that the young man would be prime officer material if he weren't so self-involved. Zack's affair with a working girl is likewise compromised by his unwillingness to give of himself.

The Devil’s Advocate

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Andrew Neiderman (Novel), Jonathan Lemkin (Screenplay), Tony Gilroy (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

Dolores Claiborne

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Director:Taylor Hackford
Written by:Stephen King (Novel), Tony Gilroy (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.