Category Archives: Film Rights Tracker (SM-DB)

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How to Stop Time (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Chronicles the story of a 40-year-old man who ages slowly due to a rare condition and has lived for four centuries.

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Afterlife (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Tells a love story that crosses parallel worlds.

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The Chosen Few (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Story of 48 U.S. paratroopers from Chosen Company (aka the “Chosen Few”) who arrived in eastern Afghanistan in late 2007 hoping to win over a remote mountain people and extend the Afghan government’s reach. Instead, they spent the next 15 months in a desperate struggle for survival — living under near-constant attack from Taliban fighters who surrounded them on all sides.

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Koreatown Blues (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A young man finds himself caught in the middle of a centuries-old blood feud in Los Angeles’ Koreatown that won’t end until he’s dead or the last one standing.

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A Woman of No Importance (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows American heiress and super-spy Virginia Hall, who attempted to break into the ranks of the American Foreign Service in the years before World War II. Rejected because of her gender and a disability, Hall worked during the war for the British intelligence unit SOE. She later joined the OSS, the forerunner of the CIA.

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Witchblade (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows Sara Pezzini, a NYPD homicide detective who comes into possession of the Witchblade, a supernatural, sentient bracelet which bonds with a female host and provides them with a variety of powers in order to fight supernatural evil.

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The Beach House (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a 65-year-old eccentric Nan who opens up her Nantucket home to tenants in order to combat her financial troubles. Facing the realities of happily-ever-after not happening, Nan and her new group of strangers find themselves gaining new leases on life as they come together despite their differences.

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Moxie (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A 16 year-old girl from a small Texas town is inspired by her mother’s Riot Grrrl past and starts a feminist revolution at her high school.

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Tough as They Come (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)After surviving an IED explosion in Afghanistan, United States Army Staff Sergeant Mills must struggle to live as a quadruple amputee.

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Patience (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Ten years after the death of his wife, a man finds a time-travel machine and embarks on a grand journey and adventure finding and exploring the woman he loved.

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The Sun Is Also a Star (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A girl falls in love on the day her family struggles to keep from being deported.

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39 Minutes (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)John Clayton, a disgraced ex-Marine in the employ of the FBI, begins violently robbing banks with his former unit, killing anyone who stands in their way.

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Penguin Bloom (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The true story of a unique little bird that saves a family.

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The Jihadi Hunter (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Chronicles the true story of Bontinck, a former Belgian soldier, whose then 18-year-old son Jejoen became a radical Islamic and fled to Syria to join ISIS.

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation, is determined to take his future into his own hands. He leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

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Swing Time (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Two brown girls dream of being dancers, but only one has talent, while the other has grand ideas.

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Everything’s Coming Up Profits (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Reveals how corporate America employed Broadway talent to take part in industrial shows from the 1950s to the 1980s to help motivate sales forces and educate employees on products.

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Plunder (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)16 year-old Charlie Drake learns he’s the descendant of the great explorer Sir Francis Drake and embarks on a journey to discover his place in the world and his identity.

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The Lost Property Office (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A 13-year-old named Jack Buckles, who is uncanny at locating missing things, test his mettle and searches for his father, who disappeared one day in London without a trace.

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The Secret Life of Dr. James Miranda Barry (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Set in the 1800s, a woman disguised herself as a man to fulfill her dream.

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Tangerine (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The mystery/thriller set in 1950s Morocco is about a woman named Alice Shipley who tries to leave both her past and her college roommate behind after the man she intends to marry suddenly dies. Years later, she reconnects with that same roommate, Lucy, and then Alice’s husband disappears. The mystery leaves Alice to wonder if Lucy is as dangerous as she thinks or whether she is imaging things.

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Prisoner Six (Sales)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA contained, high concept sci-fi thriller in the vein of Moon and Ex Machina.

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Naja (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A female assassin who is unable to feel pain is hunted by contract killers.

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After Spin the Bottle (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Julie Taylor and her friends are obsessed with boys — it’s all they talk about. Especially The Beatles. And when the British Invasion arrives in the United States, they get swept up in it, go-go boots, and psychedelics, and all.

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A Child’s Night Dream (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A teen leaves college to enlist in the Army shortly after the 9/11 attack, despite protests from his parents.

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Nevermoor (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Morrigan Crow is saved from her fate of dying on her ninth birthday by the mysterious Jupiter and taken to the city Nevermoor, where she must compete in four dangerous trials against other children.

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Dead Souls (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Fiona Quinn finds herself part of a strange support group, the “dead souls,” after she makes a deal with the devil for a wish in exchange for a favor and her immortal soul.

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Hard Boiled (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Centers on insurance investigator Carl Seltz, who learns that he’s really a homicidal cyborg tax collector codenamed Nixon. A fellow robot informs him that he’s the last hope for their race to escape their programmed slavery.

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Dune (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Thousands of years in the future, young Paul Atreides and his family relocate to the desert planet Arrakis, the only source of the spice melange, the most important and valuable substance in the universe.

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Truevine (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks while their mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back.

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