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The Resurrection Of The Dead: The Screenplay

Script By: Joel Kessler
Horror


Joel and a group of refuges are trying to get downtown.


Submitted:Oct 8, 2012    Reads: 122    Comments: 2    Likes: 1   


Fade In:
INT. A BEDROOM-DAY
The hero (Joel) is laying in bed tossing and turning.
Cut to him running from a zombie.
Joel tossing. Back to him running he kills the zombie.
Joels jumps out of bed.
JOEL
Holy Shit!
JOEL (CONT'D)
Get a hold of yourself, Joel. It was only a dream.
Suddenly a zombie bursts out from Joel's closet.
JOEL (CONT'D)
AHH!
Joel hits the zombie in the face. He runs out of the room.
INT. ROOM-DAY
Joel's running from the zombie. The zombie corners him in the kitchen. Joel pulls a knife from his back pocket, he leaps at the zombie. Cutting the zombie's throat. He then finishes the zombie off. He walks in to the family room.
INT. FAMILY ROOM-DAY
Joel (covered in blood) sees 5 zombies roaming his front lawn.
JOEL
Sigh.
Joel sits down on the sofa.
CUT TO TITLE
SLIDE:3 WEEKS AFTER THE INFECTION SPREAD.
EXT. THE SIDE OF A STREET-AFTERNOON
A group of four are walking down the street.
VIOLET
Can we stop now, Darren? I'm starving.
2.
DARREN
I'm sorry Violet, but we have to keep walking.
Zombies surround the group.
JOHNNY
Aw, Shit.
INT. A MINI MART-DAY
Joel walks down the isles looking for food and supplies. But
suddenly...
BARBRA
Cover me, Darren! I don't want to get bitten.
Joel drops his stuff. He dashes outside.
EXT. THE SIDE OF A STREET-AFTERNOON
Joel sees the small pack of zombies, few are going down. He pulls out two guns. He takes them out easily.
The zombies are finally dead.
JOEL
I see you need some help.
Darren walks up and shakes Joels hand.
DARREN
Thanks. Um... introduce yourselves to...
JOEL
Joel.
BARBRA
Hi, I'm Barbra and this is my brother, Johnny.
JOHNNY
Sup.
VIOLET
I'm Violet, and thanks for saving our asses.
JOEL
Nice to meet you all.
Joel looks at the sun.
3.
JOEL (CONT'D)
It's gonna get dark soon. I have some shelter. You guys are welcome to stay if you want to.
DARREN
That'd be great.
JOEL
Cool then we should get a move on it.
EXT. THE HOUSE-NIGHT
People eating. Barbra standing outside. Johnny walks outside.
JOHNNY
C'mon sis. You have to be starving.
BARBRA
I'm ok for now Johnny.
Johnny makes a creepy face.
JOHNNY
They're coming to get you, Barbra.
BARBRA
C'mon Johnny, I'm not in the mood.
JOHNNY
They're coming for you Barbra.
Joel taps Johnny's shoulder.
JOEL
Hi Johnny.
Joel socks Johnny in the face. Johnny falls.
JOEL (CONT'D)
Bye Johnny.
Barbra turns to Joel.
BARBRA
Why'd you do that?
JOEL
Those were some of the last words my sister ever heard from a T.V.
4.
BARBRA
Oh... I'm sorry.
JOEL
It's no big deal.
BARBRA
Well thanks, I'd better get some rest.
JOEL
Alright seya tomorrow.
Barbra kisses Joel on the cheek.
BARBRA
Good night.
Barbra walks inside. Joel stands there for a second. He then grabs Johnny's hands and drags him inside.
INT. ROOM-DAY
The group wakes up.
DARREN
So Johnny are you ready to go?
JOHNNY
Yeah.
JOEL
Where are you guys goin'?
DARREN
We're gettin' supplies. Wanna come with us? The more hands the better.
JOEL
Sure I'd be honored. Just let me get my bag.
Joel walks into the kitchen. Barbra follows.
INT. KITCHEN-DAY
Joel walks up to the counter and grabs his bag.
BARBRA
Joel, I don't think you should go.
JOEL
Why? I'll be perfectly fine.
5.
BARBRA
I just care about you. Please don't --
DARREN
You comin'?
JOEL
Yup, I'm on my way.
Joel walks out of the kitchen.
BARBRA
Be safe.
Joel turns his head.
JOEL
You're kiddin' right? I eat danger for breakfast, and badass for dinner.
EXT. STREET-DAY
The 3 people walking down the street.
JOEL
So Johnny, is your sister ok?
JOHNNY
Can you elaborate?
JOEL
Like is she crazy or something like that?
JOHNNY
No. Are you?
JOEL
Well I did kill my sister 2 weeks ago. She turned so I knew what I had to do.
DARREN
I'm sorry that happened to you.
JOEL
Meh. It's just life.
DARREN
So, I guess you want to know about me, eh?
6.
JOEL
Sure.
DARREN
My parents worked at the Chernobyl power plant and there was a chemical leak. And that's when the dead starting walking.
The group goes silent for a moment.
JOEL
Oh, I forgot to show you guys something.
Joel reachs into his bag. He grabs out a CD player.
JOEL (CONT'D)
It runs on batteries.
JOHNNY
Aw, no way!
JOEL
Hell yeah way. Let's check whats in it.
Joel presses the play button. "Hier Kommt Alex" comes on.
DARREN
What is this song?
JOEL
I don't know. I don't speak german.
JOHNNY
Please it's Hier Kommt Alex from guitar hero 3. Silly gooses.
The 3 people arrive at an empty house.
JOEL
This house looks great.
The 3 people enter the house.
INT. HOUSE- AFTERNOON
Darren and Joel scavenge the pantry. Johnny walks around to the basement door.
7.
JOHNNY
Hey guys look it's a basement door.
DARREN
Good for you,■ Johnny.
JOHNNY
Its locked.
JOEL
Awesome sauce.
Johnny unlocks the door.
DARREN
Wait, Locked--!
Johnny swings the door open. A herd of zombies go up the stairs.
JOHNNY
Shit. Guys we need to--
A zombie tackles Johnny.
JOHNNY (CONT'D)
AHHHH!
Darren and Joel start to slowly leave.
DARREN
We're so sorry, Johnny.
Johnny starts crying.
JOHNNY
Please don't leave me, guys.
Johnny starts yelling.
JOHNNY (CONT'D)
Please don't leave me!!!
More zombie get on top of Johnny.
JOHNNY (CONT'D)
Don't leave me!!!
JOEL
Sorry, Johnny.
Darren and Joel run for their lives. Trying to get back to the safe house as possible.
8.
EXT. STREET-AFTERNOON
Joel and Darren run up into the lawn.
JOEL
Jesus man! What did we just do!
DARREN
We left Johnny.
JOEL
Shit man. Barbra's gonna freak out!
DARREN
I hate it when you're right.
JOEL
Same.
Joel and Darren run into the house.
INT. ROOM-TWILIGHT
Barbra and Violet are sitting on the stairs holding a baseball bat. Barbra swings down at the 2.
JOEL
AHHH!
He grabs the bat.
BARBRA
Oh it's you guys.
JOEL
Yeah.
Violet notices Johnny's not with them.
VIOLET
Where's Johnny.
Joel and Darren look at there shoes.
JOEL
We got surrounded and--
BARBRA
You left him!
DARREN
We didn't have a choice.
9.
Barbra tilts her head down.
JOEL
I'm sorry for your loss.
Joel places his hand on her shoulder
BARBRA
Don't touch me god damn it!
Joel looks at Darren.
DARREN
We're leaving tomorrow.
SLIDE: TO BE CONTINUED...
END.
GOES TO CREDITS




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