The Next Best Thing Script

Script by:Tom Ropelewski (Screenplay)
Directed by:John Schlesinger
Year:2000

Plot:A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.
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Marathon Man Script

Script by:William Goldman (Novel), William Goldman (Screenplay)
Directed by:John Schlesinger
Year:1976

Plot:A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
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Midnight Cowboy (1969) Script

Script by:Waldo Salt (Screenplay), James Leo Herlihy (Novel)
Directed by:John Schlesinger
Year:1969

Plot:Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.
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Midnight Cowboy Script

Script by:Waldo Salt (Screenplay), James Leo Herlihy (Novel)
Directed by:John Schlesinger
Year:1969

Plot:A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

Darling Script

Script by:Frederic Raphael (Screenplay)
Directed by:John Schlesinger
Year:1965

Plot:The swinging London, early sixties. Beautiful but shallow, Diana Scott is a professional advertising model, a failed actress, a vocationally bored woman, who toys with the affections of several men while gaining fame and fortune.
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