The Murder Club by Scott Sawitz | Script Revolution

The Murder Club

After a serial killer leaves her for dead, a final girl comes back to hunt down the monsters that go bump in the night.

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Laurie Bell was a world class wrestler as a teenager until the HorseFace Killer shows up, murdering her friends and leaving her alive for an unknown reason. Descending into drugs from the morphine in the hospital, and her psychic pain, Laurie spirals out of control until she meets someone who wants to get revenge on Horseface and the rest of those who go bump in the night.

We see Laurie's descent as she stalks two killers. We meet her sponsor, who knows more than he should and wants her to turn herself in and get help. It all leads to a violent conclusion with the Big Red Killer, a religiously motivated killer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Submitted: November 14, 2018
Last Updated: March 27, 2020

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The Writer: Scott Sawitz

I like to write character studies of complex, flawed people within a genre framework. I funded, cast, shot and released a web series in under a calendar year. You can watch "Confessions of a Superhero" on YouTube in its entirety. I've had two scripts optioned: "The Merc: Fake Tales of a Real Man" by Pause 'n' Rewind Studios and "Three Generations of Me" by But Why Productions. A third, the adaptation of Bob Hamer's novel "The Last Undercover," is currently in development. My original short film, "The Executioner's Dilemma," was a semi-finalist at the 2020 Iron Bridge Film Festival Go to bio

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