Submission Samples from the Adventure Genre

Title: On The Reef

Logline: A naive sailor is double-crossed when he reluctantly decides to run drugs into Florida to save his yacht after it is stranded on a reef in the Bahamas.

Synopsis: It's the 1980s. Sailor Frank Lane and Laura his girlfriend crew split up after their yacht is stranded on a reef in the Bahamas and she feels responsible. Towed off by an unscrupulous boatyard operator and presented with a salvage bill he is unable to pay, Frank reluctantly decides to deliver a boatload of drugs to Florida, not knowing that Laura is now involved with the drug boss who has his own reasons for seeing that this particular drug run gets busted. Laura manages to warn Frank who is already at sea. With his two crew he concocts and carries out a daring plan which enables him to evade arrest and deliver the goods only to find there is another betrayal waiting for him when he finally gets back to his boat.... WGA Reg.# 1372381.

Title: The Rose of the Winds

Logline: A young traveler in Old Mexico is awakened by local police on Ash Wednesday to find that he is a suspect in a rape that occurred the night before.

Synopsis: Jake Burgundy is a young American traveler enjoying Carnival season on a Caribbean island resort just off the coast of Mexico. That is until he is hauled in by the local police and accused of a rape because he closely resembles the perpetrator. Jake is cleared of the crime, but still ends up as a key figure in a manhunt that traverses several Latin American countries, some of which are in the throes of revolutionary fever. Working with Jake is Francis LaRue, a French archaeology buff and militiaman. Together, they track the wanted man across some of Central America's poorest and most spectacular places.

Title: Odyssey

Logline: The story of Odysseus and Penelope, the Trojan war and Odysseus' adventures in the Mediterranean Sea.

Synopsis: 3000 years ago Odysseus, the King of Ithaca (an island in western Greece) goes to Sparta (a city/state in southern Greece) to marry Helen (a promiscuous Spartan Princess). Odysseus fails to win Helen's hand in marriage. Instead Odysseus weds Helen's modest cousin Penelope instead. Soon after Odysseus and Penelope give birth to their son Telemachus war breaks out in Troy (a city/state in Asia Minor) and Odysseus is forced against his will to go and join the fight in Troy...

Title: FROZEN SCHOLOAR

Logline: Dear,I am film writer.I have sent you a film script.If you are interested in it,I am ready to sell(the full screenplay are available)your request to improve them based of your needs is welcomed,too.

Synopsis: A Scholar whose theories in Physics leads world to achieve new and modern technologies in respect to industry as well as provide welfare for human life. He affected by blood cancer and doctors lost hope to cure.But the world is currently changing to the best condition due to his theories and the loss of that scholar would be a disaster. Thus, some scholars suggested that the mentioned scholar should be frozen and in future he will be melted due to discover of cancer drug and cured.................. Scholars waken up after a long sleep and he found himself alone in a room. After minutes a robot came in the room and spoke to scholar in his language. Finally the scholar found out that he was frozen nearly 500 years. He found out few number of humans left. Also, he understood that a huge war will occur between earth and other planets. He contemplated that he is able to utilize his experience and science to end the war and leading earth to triumph over the enemy.

Title: The SCARECROW

Logline: South of US 1933. A man enters a town & brings chance to the town affected by depression & draught. Priest & others try to utilize the situ. Sherriff finds bad records of him and tries to tell people

Synopsis: Fall 1933, a stranger comes to a small town in south of the US affected by draught and economic depression, faces two men trying to rape a girl and kills them, but becomes injured. People note his face, very much like the Jesus, and traces of studs' wounds. The Catholic priest of the town tries to utilize the arrival of the stranger, by which there is rain after several years, the state capital agrees with construction of railway station. The stranger dies and the sheriff finds out that the stranger has escaped the prison after killing the priest of the prison and being crucified by other prisoners and his hostility toward the church roots from his past. He had been raped by a bishop in an orphanage managed by the church. The priest argues that the sheriff shouldn't talk about the issue for the sake of people's faith. The sheriff accepts and resigns and starts digging a grave in front of the cross in the cemetery and faces with the backpack of the stranger filled with money.

Title: The Next Dragon King

Logline: Three generations of dragon-fighters race around the globe to keep an ancient secret away from a sinister villain, battling a dazzling array of fantastic dragons.

Synopsis: Pepper Drake raised his son Wyatt in the family business: dragon hunting. Under the facade of a regular coastal California family, the Drake's have travelled the globe, sniffing out and exterminating what remains of these ancient and malevolent beasts, keeping the world safe, and the continued existence of dragons hidden. But Pepper has something else to hide, even from his family: he is one of the remaining guardians of a powerful secret, a deep mystery from long ago that holds the key to controlling all dragons; a secret that enables the knower to wield the dragons of the world as a terrible and unstoppable weapon. But it is a mystery no longer. The Drakes stumble upon a new threat from a surprising place, bent on uncovering the secret and taking over the world. The chase is on, as three generations of Drake's race around the globe to beat this sinister villain to the secret, all while doing battle with a gang of monstrous henchmen, and a dazzling dragons.

Title: The Discovery of Phuong

Logline: Ship’s navigator catches fleeting glimpse of missing Vietnamese friend in refugee boat and begins search at Singapore and in nearby jungle

Synopsis: Ship officer, Cole Parson, and engineer Kate Shepard, drop food to a Vietnam refugee boat. Cole sees his missing friend from college, Phuong, who had returned to Vietnam. Cole has orders to avoid such boats so he starts a search when they reach Singapore. He tells Kate how Phuong asked him to give a book and a note in Vietnamese to his sisters in Boston but he hadn’t. The pirates sell boat people into servitude so Cole and Kate pose as a couple looking for a servant. Contact is made. They are told to return in a week with money. Cole and Kate are now lovers so he tells her he’s had a failed love affair with one of Phuong’s sisters. They buy the servant. A friend bugs the canoe. They track the pirates and overhear Phuong’s sisters are hostages and when the next boat is leaving. They try to head off the boat. Their ship and the British Navy join in. Mortally wounded, Cole apologizes for not delivering the note. An officer says the sisters are now free.

Title: FENRIS

Logline: To sustain his family through a grave winter, an exiled Norseman joins mercenaries investigating the abandonment of a secluded outpost only to become prey to an unknown breed of apex predator.

Synopsis: "Fenris" is a dark and vicious accounting of personal honor and redemption during the Pre-Viking Age world that incorporates the myth of Beowulf. The hyper realistic violence in this take on this classic tale is heightened by the introduction of a breed of apex predator far superior to any man. Vidar, a once feared and admired Norse warrior is called out of exile by his brother to investigate an abandoned outpost with an offer allowing for the return of his family to civilization. But, after living a life of laconic religious morality, Vidar is no longer the same hardened warrior of a decade previous. He is forced to reconcile between his new ethics and his suppressed brutal nature. As the legend of Beowulf alludes to Christianity's encroachment on the old world religions, "Fenris" examines man's instincts and his eternal struggle to subdue them through belief and will. This unflinching narrative reveals the difference between man and beast is not intelligence but morality.

Title: Blind Boy and Retarded Boy

Logline: Logline: Overcome the impossible.

Synopsis: Blind Boy and Retarded Boy A seriously meaningful martial arts comedy By Philosopher Stephan Pacheco Huntington Beach, CA 775-354-7458 silentprose@yahoo.com WGA Registration Number: 1219508 (Secondary (College) Logline: Let's get Retarded!) Synopsis: A mysterious neurologically challenged assassin, Retarded Boy, abducts his latest target by blinding him and giving him minor amnesia. While in Retarded Boy's "care" the newly dubbed Blind Boy portrays unusual abilities that interest the masochistic Retarded Boy. These abilities trigger numerous scenes of hilariously violent training. As the duo hones its skills they reach towards solving the mystery of why Retarded Boy was hired to kill a seemingly innocent Blind Boy. The course of their discoveries will lead them into a battle for their lives, and towards a secret technique that could Free them both, at least from their dysfunctional bodies.

Title: RELATIVITY

Logline: The story of how one man, Ronald Leeks, became so obsessed with Einstein's Theory of Relativity, he sends his unknowing son-in-law into outer space to prove it.

Synopsis: Ronald Leeks' road to Chief of NASA is littered with casualties. In the 4th grade, he destroys winning science projects, in high school, he's resposible for the death of a student who embarrassed him, in reform school, although he meets his hero, Albert Einstein, he remains unchanged and is resposible for the disfigurement of four students. He appears to have matured and eventually becomes Chief NASA. When he learns one of his astronauts gets his daughter, Linda, pregnant, he sends him into deep space, under false pretenses,to test Relativity. When the astronaut comes back to earth, he has aged just two years, but the rest of Earth has aged 40 years. Leeks is dead, the astronaut (who married Linda before blast off) is 27 and Linda is 65.