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Nick Soares
01-22-2012, 04:15 PM
CURRENTLY NOT LOOKING - Will update this if I continue to look again.

After completing my next horror, I will be also looking for a Suspense Thriller that will work under a 1.5 mill budget
Please if there is non-stop car crashes then It most likely will cost to much. thanks!

If you got one, post here if your interested in selling a complete suspense script.

If you have a horror see here ---> http://www.filmmakerforum.org/scripts/8-horror-script-wanted.html

talentedwriter
01-22-2012, 08:04 PM
I have one. When you are ready to read a script, then I will let you know. Sincerely.
:cool:

Nick Soares
01-22-2012, 08:24 PM
I have one. When you are ready to read a script, then I will let you know. Sincerely.
:cool:

Does it fit a 500K budget?

talentedwriter
01-22-2012, 09:42 PM
The Budget would depend on Cast-Crew. The story is built around a city, ocean and an island. The chase, the mystery is all wonderful and it can be made in low budget yes. It can also be made as a blockbuster, depending on who is producing it, directing it and acting in it.

hoodsdavidscott
01-22-2012, 09:47 PM
How many locations?

Nick Soares
01-22-2012, 09:59 PM
How many locations?

I am curious on this as well

Underdog
01-22-2012, 10:02 PM
I have a couple of such Suspense/Thriller scripts.

One is an "Old Assassin makes good"

and the other a Revenge script.

The Revenge one can easily be made below 500k.

THe Assassin script -- Maybe.

Lucrative Angst
01-23-2012, 07:58 PM
Have a couple of suspense scripts... character driven, Alfred Hitchcock meets David Lynch. Both could be done for 500k.

MattPrater
01-23-2012, 11:05 PM
I have several whenever you're ready to consider.

Nick Soares
01-23-2012, 11:09 PM
I have several whenever you're ready to consider.

added to contacts

THE 750 GROUP
01-24-2012, 02:35 AM
750 Group Writing:
The750groupwriting[at]yahoo.com

gmprzywara
01-24-2012, 06:15 PM
Logline: After witnessing Osama bin-Laden's demise, a reporter is pitted against terrorists who are using suoermarket self-checkouts to finance a plot to assassinate the President. This script could be easily filmed for $500K or less.

gmprzywara
01-24-2012, 06:16 PM
Logline: After witnessing Osama bin-Laden's demise, a reporter is pitted against terrorists who are using suoermarket self-checkouts to finance a plot to assassinate the President. This script could be easily filmed for $500K or less. My email address is dabears198545[at]hotmail.com.

Sandra
01-25-2012, 12:51 PM
Hi Nick,

I have a great 'girl in peril' thriller. Happy to send you more information when you are ready.

Best,
Sandra

IMDb (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1551618)

Nick Soares
01-25-2012, 01:21 PM
Hi Nick,

I have a great 'girl in peril' thriller. Happy to send you more information when you are ready.

Best,
Sandra

IMDb (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1551618)

Speacking of that, im looking for a "Girl with the dragon tattoo" spin off.

Let me know

Naomi
01-29-2012, 05:25 AM
Hi Nick,

I have some suspense scripts that could be done on a low budget (1 in particular that has really limited locations and is sort of a horror/suspense thing but with a great twist). I also have other horror scripts - no available creature scripts but I have a really fun slasher-type thing.

Thanks,
Naomi

Brad Havens
01-30-2012, 07:10 PM
"The crime was easy. The Criminals were the problem."

Strong characters and good action- still affordable and designed to entertain. Preliminary video and art for pitch already available. Want to know more? Shoot me an email!

Thanks!

Brad Havens
www.BradsMovies.com

David Allingham
01-31-2012, 01:53 PM
Hi again Nick,

This site resets faster than me! Check these out, recently polished, low budget:

“WEAPON OF CHOICE” (aka "THE DISRUPTORS") Screenplay by David Allingham (Action Thriller)
Buddy ex-cons take on terrorists at their first job out of jail.

“THE DEAD HAND” Screenplay by David Allingham and Stefan Goldfaden (Heist)
Four post-college buddies team up with a seedy criminal to score tens of millions in a banking scam.

WEAPON won Phoenix last year, Best Script, First Place. 1 set: a farm. DEAD HAND is winning awards in the circuit. Has industry endorsement, but no option. Contact me for synopses or scripts.

Best,
Dave
annasikoria[at]aol.com

shawnrohrbach
01-31-2012, 03:26 PM
Nick, I adapted my novel 'Playing the Game' to a full length script. Log line and synopsis at Scripts | (http://www.shawnrohrbach.com/scripts). Cheers.

Sean
01-31-2012, 04:53 PM
Hey Nick,
I have a Suspense Thriller that might fit the budget you're looking for:

"RIVERSIDE" - “Se7en” meets “The Usual Suspects” - It's not easy to be the only cop on the straight and narrow in the last city in America still run by the mob -- something Detective Michael Sullivan has learned the hard way. But before he hangs up his hat, he's giving the city one more night where he'll have to school his replacement and give one last run to catch the ruthless assassin that murdered his partner. Welcome to "RIVERSIDE."

Let me know if you're interested.

Best,
Sean :D

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Since January 2011, I have sold two screenplays ("Psychology of Murder" & "The Lazarus Incident" to Producer Klaus von Sayn-Wittgenstein). Last November I was in Variety Magazine for the script "THE FIELD" which I co-wrote. Also, I previously won the short screenplay challenge at the Vine Entertainment Film Festival and recently placed third in the Slamdance Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition as well. Recently I was asked to write a treatment for a graphic novel for GG Filmz ("Machine Gun Preacher")

Moon Cat
01-31-2012, 05:48 PM
Nick,

Just found this site. I have completed scripts that will fit both of your postings. Horror: Basically, a one building shoot. Creatures were written in a way to keep the budget down. Suspense: a few more locations, but was already budgeted at around $500 K. Only 4 speaking character roles. I am a produced screenwriter with imdb credit (horror), but I'd prefer to go into more detail somwhere other than these boards. Thanks for your time, and send me an e-mail if you're interested.

torgomoon[at]aol.com

theturtle
01-31-2012, 07:22 PM
Hi Nick,

My present day suspense thriller feature script, JENNA’S GONE, won the Contest of Contest Winners, and Best Drama Script in the Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition. Finalist in six other contests including the Script Pipeline Contest. Quarter-finalist in the Nicolls.

Logline: An untried deputy and a hunting guide find their lifelong friendship turning lethal as they track after the kidnappers of the waitress they both love, each suspecting the other of a role in her disappearance.

JENNA’S GONE has a couple of substantial roles for actors in their twenties just on the cusp of carrying their own movie. It can be done on a low budget. A bar, a farm, and the great outdoors. Small cast.

wmbkeller
01-31-2012, 09:57 PM
Someone Is Here is a thriller that has done well in contests. Your budget would, I should think, be easily attainable. Logline is below.


Detective Brian Sumner is assigned to Bayview’s first serial killer case. The killer targets women living alone, and Brian has just separated from Annie, his High School sweetheart. Pushed into the media spotlight by the case, his marital trouble becomes public, and Annie becomes convinced she is the killer’s next target.

(Won the February, 2011 American International Film Festival Feature Screenplay Award, and won the 2011 best script award, Suspense/Thriller, at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival. It won an Honorable Mention at the SkyFest VI Film and Screenplay Festival.)

stevewiz
02-01-2012, 06:55 AM
I have a psychological thriller script with one location and five major characters. Some readers have called it horror because it uses horror conventions to tell its story, but it is written as a character-driven thriller.

FRONT WINDOW
A battered woman fights for her life and her sanity when she hides from her abusive boyfriend and begins to believe that the horror movies she stays up watching all night long are happening for real outside her front window.

The script examines a descent into madness like Polanski's Repulsion. Like the classic Rear Window, the pov never leaves the apartment.

rowinwrites
02-03-2012, 10:47 AM
Hey there.

I have a limited location suspense-thriller in the vein of THE STRANGERS.

THRESHOLD: Still reeling from a painful divorce, a single mother and her resentful teenage daughter move into a new house, not knowing the previous owner is a psychotic killer secretly living in the basement.

Please let me know if you'd like to read the synopsis and/or script. Thank you for your time and consideration.

cluznar
02-03-2012, 12:06 PM
Have a screenplay titled "IF YOU KNEW PHILLIP which might interest you.

After witnessing a murder by a family member, a boy grows up a killer.

A chilling tale of murder, family style. Sometimes we inherit good looks or intelligence from our parents, Phillip inherits the act of murder.

Contact me anytime.
C. Luznar

brywei33
02-05-2012, 12:47 AM
'O Father' - Suspense Thriller

Log-line:
After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Greg, a young father, wearily journeys with his son, Glenn, into the mountains to locate the recluse they believed died many years ago. Paranoia ensues as their trip starts to echo the Binding of Isaac and Greg begins to doubt his father's intentions.

Nick, I'm working on this script right now and I think you might like it. Easily made for under 1.5, minimal locations (suburban house, cabin, forest) and minimal cast.

It's dark and emotional with a Coen Bros vibe; has some unique aspects.

Thanks,
Derek

Larry
02-05-2012, 06:53 AM
'O Father' - Suspense Thriller

Log-line:
After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Greg, a young father, wearily journeys with his son, Glenn, into the mountains to locate the recluse they believed died many years ago. Paranoia ensues as their trip starts to echo the Binding of Isaac and Greg begins to doubt his father's intentions.

Nick, I'm working on this script right now and I think you might like it. Easily made for under 1.5, minimal locations (suburban house, cabin, forest) and minimal cast.

It's dark and emotional with a Coen Bros vibe; has some unique aspects.

Thanks,
Derek

I may be interested, PM me your resume

JosephPMcGaha
02-07-2012, 06:59 AM
"NEW MOON ON MONDAY"
WGAw Registered: 1424417

Copyright by Joe McGaha. All rights reserved.

LOGLINE: Rich Lopez is a fish out of water. A recently retired FBI agent who has been given a new identity, Lopez has trouble adjusting to normal life. He finds ways to make his job easier, and his life easier using all the “spy tricks” he learned over the years. Unfortunately, rather than simplifying things, this makes them way, way more complicated.
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SYNOPSIS: Rich Lopez is an FBI agent who has seen enough. He gets attached to a witness who he’s protecting, and when it comes time to hand over that witness, he refuses for fear that the new handlers are sent to kill him. It turns out Lopez’s fears were wrong…this time. The FBI decides it’s time to retire Lopez. They set him up with a new identity and a new job. He starts working as a data entry clerk at an international law firm, under the name Robert Lavin.

Rich/Robert is bored out of his mind by the day-to-day tasks of his new job, and he finds a program from his FBI days that can automatically plug in all of the data that he’s supposed to be entering manually, so that he can sleep the day away. He resists resorting to his old FBI “dirty tricks” to get through life, but finds the temptation too much. Amy, a cute IT Specialist from across the hall gets Rich’s attention, and he decides to court her (after running an extensive background check through his old friends in the “service”).

Amy is bright and funny, and appears to be extremely interested in Robert as well, but she begins to notice odd things happening since he’s come around (strange clicking noises on her phone, movements in her house in the middle of the night), and she notices that some of the stories that he tells about his life don’t appear to add up completely (he’s got a Jewish last name, but knows nothing about Judaism, and she catches him speaking Spanish to the maintenance crew).

Just as Amy decides to confront Robert on all the strange goings-on, her ex-boyfriend Danny shows up on the scene. Danny is a pushy jerk who thinks he’s God’s gift to women. Amy knows that Danny is a cheater, and doesn’t want to get involved with him again, but is trying to be nice about the situation. Robert runs a background check on Danny, and starts staking out his apartment to see what information he can find. Danny sees Robert in different disguises (fake nose, mustache, wig, etc.), is not sure how he knows all of these people, but can sense that something strange is going on. Meanwhile, Danny spends every waking moment trying to win Amy back. Danny decides in order to win Amy back, he has to make a big gesture—he decides to propose! Robert hears this on the wire-tap as Danny tells his best friend of his plans—Robert decides to pull up all the dirt he can on Danny to expose him before it’s too late.

At this point, Robert gets word that he was right to suspect his fellow colleagues, and that they do plan to kill his witness. He conducts a sting operation with the help of his gang member cousin, and is reinstated. He returns to the small town to try and thwart Danny's plans.

Danny invites Amy to lunch at a local country club…Robert knows this is where the proposal is to take place. Robert starts to scope out the country club, buys himself a waiter outfit, a skin cap (bald wig) and thick glasses. He gathers photographs and recorded calls from Danny to various women showing that he’s still a womanizing pig…he plans on showing these to Danny to scare him off before the big proposal. The big day arrives and Danny and Amy arrive at the country club (seated in the patio facing a golf course). Robert is watching from the golf course as he throws on his waiter disguise. After ordering their drinks, Amy heads to the restroom. Robert rushes over, and drops a bunch of photos in Danny’s lap. Danny gets indignant, and argues with Robert, telling him to go away. Robert keeps pushing the issue, and Amy arrives right as Danny and Robert have each other by the collars! Robert takes the disguise off and identifies himself. He tells her what Danny’s been up to, and she runs out of the club.

Amy is extremely upset with Robert, who clearly was deceiving her as well. He tries contacting her, emailing, sending roses to work, voice mail after voice mail, but she doesn’t respond. Finally, he returns to his work with the F.B.I. At headquarters, Amy comes in, tells him that she was upset about his deception, but understands better the situation now, and is willing to give him another chance as long as he promises to tell the truth from that point on.

Joseph Mazzaferro
02-07-2012, 09:22 AM
TITLE: TURN


LOG LINE: A killer, a stripper, a prisoner, and a drunk inadvertently link together in three different plots. Love, hate, crime, and circumstance define the end for them all.


PITCH: “Pulp Fiction” meets “Crash.”


GENRE: Crime, Thriller

WGAW REGISTERED - COMPLETE SYNOPSIS or SCRIPT UPON REQUEST.

Joseph Mazzaferro
02-07-2012, 09:26 AM
I have something low budget and original. WGAW Registered. Complete Synopsis or Script upon request.

TITLE: TURN

LOG LINE: A killer, a stripper, a prisoner, and a drunk inadvertently link together in three different plots. Love, hate, crime, and circumstance define the end for them all.

PITCH: “Pulp Fiction” meets “Crash.”

GENRE: Crime, Thriller

Doug
02-15-2012, 01:52 PM
GREED (suspense/thriller) A fanatic Professor leads her team-training Students on a search for “Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine”, but their desire for gold pits them against deadly Treasure Hunters.

A driven college Professor (40’s) has her Students (19-22) follow different maps to the “Lost Dutchman’s Gold” as part of a management, team building course. Accidently combining many maps creates a new one that leads them to the actual treasure. Their Apache guide (40’s) grows edgy about the discovery and their greed fueled decision to pursue the treasure.

Fears become realized when a family of “Placers”, extreme treasure hunters, take any means necessary to keep the treasure for themselves.

GREED has received the following:
3RD PLACE – Script Magazine (“… this reminded me of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Deliverance. –Shelly Mellott, editor)
FINALIST – Gotham Screen, Film in Arizona, Slamdance , New Century
SEMIFINALIST – Austin

I have a 15-day schedule. There are cast members interested with a budget at $1.6 M (this is the high end) and locations in New Mexico or Utah (both have 25% film incentives).

I appreciate your time-

Doug Raine (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0706973/)

Dinozo
02-16-2012, 12:37 PM
Nick, I sent you a PM about my feature thriller "The Utah Murder Project". I've recently retained the rights to the screenplay which was slated for production in 2005.

Here's a small article about one of the actors originally attached to star.

Oz Perkins interview (http://www.iconsoffright.com/IV_Oz.htm)

Eric Dickson
EDixsn1[at]hotmail.com

tjones
02-17-2012, 10:13 AM
Nick, I have a thriller script that could be done for under 500k. 6-7 locations

Logline "A bass guitarists biggest fan, has also become her worst enemy."

Please feel free to get back to me at

t64jones[at]yahoo.com

Tony Jones

furio1975
02-24-2012, 01:21 PM
Hi, I do have a great low budget action/drama with sexy cast, great villains, blood and drugs...

2001 Productions
03-02-2012, 10:39 AM
Just ran across this thread. Are you still looking?

Nick Soares
03-02-2012, 12:39 PM
Just ran across this thread. Are you still looking?

I will have to wait until I catch up on some others, thanks for reminding me to edit the original post though :)

Thanapaulis
03-03-2012, 06:27 PM
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bbanacka
03-03-2012, 11:17 PM
Log Line: Prostitutes are being murdered and the number one suspect has no memory of who he is with a ruthless cop that will stop at nothing to get him