Fierce Creatures (1997) Script

Script by:John Cleese (Screenplay), Iain Johnstone (Screenplay), William Goldman (Screenplay)
Directed by:Robert Young, Fred Schepisi
Year:1997

Plot:Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most impressive and dangerous animals are allowed to remain in the zoo. However, the keepers are less enthusiastic about complying with these demands.
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Fierce Creatures Script

Script by:John Cleese (Screenplay), Iain Johnstone (Screenplay), William Goldman (Screenplay)
Directed by:Robert Young, Fred Schepisi
Year:1997

Plot:Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new ‘fierce creatures’ policy, whereby only the most impressive and dangerous animals are allowed to remain in the zoo. However, the keepers are less enthusiastic about complying with these demands.

The Ghost and the Darkness Script

Script by:William Goldman (Screenplay), John Henry Patterson (Novel)
Directed by:Stephen Hopkins
Year:1996

Plot:Set in 1898, this movie is based on the true story of two lions in Africa that killed 130 people over a nine month period, while a bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter tried to kill them.
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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. This film, famous for its excruciating "Is it safe?" torture scene by a Nazi dentist, is a spy classic with an all star cast.
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Script

Script by:William Goldman (Screenplay)
Directed by:George Roy Hill
Year:1969

Plot:In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever, talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot "Sundance Kid". As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.
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The Princess Bride Script

Script by:William Goldman (Screenplay), William Goldman (Novel)
Directed by:Rob Reiner
Year:1987

Plot:In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.
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Misery Script

Script by:Stephen King (Novel), William Goldman (Screenplay)
Directed by:Rob Reiner
Year:1990

Plot:Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.
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Maverick Script

Script by:Roy Huggins (Author), William Goldman (Author)
Directed by:Richard Donner
Year:1994

Plot:Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.
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