Hugo Script

Script by:John Logan (Screenplay), Brian Selznick (Writer)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

The Last Temptation of Christ Script

Script by:Nikos Kazantzakis (Novel), Paul Schrader (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt. As he is put to death on the cross, Jesus is tempted by visions of an ordinary life married to Mary Magdalene.

The King of Comedy Script

Script by:Paul D. Zimmerman (Author), Paul D. Zimmerman (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

The Color of Money Script

Script by:Walter Tevis (Novel), Richard Price (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, but he eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out. Eddie takes up playing again and soon crosses paths with Vincent as an opponent.

The Aviator Script

Script by:John Logan (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The Age of Innocence Script

Script by:Edith Wharton (Novel), Jay Cocks (Screenplay), Martin Scorsese (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Taxi Driver Script

Script by:Paul Schrader (Writer)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Shutter Island Script

Script by:Dennis Lehane (Novel), Laeta Kalogridis (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Raging Bull Script

Script by:Paul Schrader (Screenplay)
Directed by:Martin Scorsese

Plot:When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.