Marlowe (2022) Script

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Director:Mark Schardan, Neil Jordan
Written by:Neil Jordan (Screenplay), Raymond Chandler (Characters), William Monahan (Screenplay), John Banville (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Private detective Philip Marlowe becomes embroiled in an investigation involving a wealthy Californian family after a beautiful blonde hires him to track down her former lover.

The Tender Bar Script

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Director:George Clooney
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay), J.R. Moehringer (Book)

Script Synopsis:J.R. is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father — J.R. begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams, with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.

The Gambler (2014) Script

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Director:Rupert Wyatt
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay), James Toback (Story)

Script Synopsis:Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the operator of an illicit gambling ring while garnering the attention of Frank, a paternalistic loan shark. As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must risk everything for a second chance.

Mojave Script

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Director:William Monahan
Written by:William Monahan (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.

Body of Lies Script

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Director:Ridley Scott
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay), David Ignatius (Screenplay), David Ignatius (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – watches Ferris. At the other end of that real-time link is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from thousands of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival.

Edge of Darkness

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Director:Martin Campbell
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay), Andrew Bovell (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to uncover the disturbing secrets surrounding her murder, including corporate corruption, government collusion and Emma's own mysterious life.

Kingdom of Heaven

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Director:Ridley Scott
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

London Boulevard

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Director:William Monahan
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.

The Departed

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Director:Martin Scorsese
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay), Alan Mak (Screenplay), Felix Chong (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.