Truman Script

Script by:David McCullough (Author), Tom Rickman (Teleplay)
Directed by:Frank Pierson
Year:1995

Plot:Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, and subsequent election as the US' post-war President.
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Cool Hand Luke Script

Script by:Donn Pearce (Novel), Frank Pierson (Screenplay), Donn Pearce (Screenplay)
Directed by:Stuart Rosenberg
Year:1967

Plot:When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. Luke's bravado, even in the face of repeated stints in the prison's dreaded solitary confinement cell, "the box," make him a rebel hero to his fellow convicts and a thorn in the side of the prison officers.
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