2016 Black List Screenplays Announced With Madonna Movie 'Blond Ambition' at No. 1

Seventy-three films made the annual list of top unproduced screenplays.

The 2016 Black List, a collection of Hollywood's best unproduced screenplays, was announced Monday. This year, 73 scripts were singled out.

The list, which has been published every year since 2005, features the "most liked" scripts, as voted on by more than 250 film executives. The prestigious list has included many films that went on to become awards contenders once produced, including last year's Oscar best picture winner Spotlight. Current awards contenders Arrival, Hell or High Water and Manchester by the Sea were all on the list in previous years.

Blond Ambition by Elyse Hollander topped the list with 48 votes. The film follows Madonna in 1980s New York as she tries to get her album released in a music industry which views women as disposable.

Those included on this list were announced one at a time via Twitter videos featuring notable directors, writers and actors. View a complete list with loglines here.

The ranked list is below.

Blond Ambition by Elyse Hollander (48)
Life Itself by Dan Fogelman (35)
The Olympian by Tony Tost (35)
The Post by Liz Hannah (35)
Voyagers by Zach Dean (28)
In the Blink of an Eye by Colby Day (25)
O2 by Christie LeBlanc (22)
Untitled Lax Mandis Project by Seth Spector (22)
Dark Money by Matt Fruchtman (21)
Letters From Rosemary Kennedy by Nick Yarborough (21)
Linda and Monica by Flint Wainess (20)
Hala by Minhal Baig (19)
The Miserable Adventures of Burt Squire Aboard the Horn High Yo by Ben Bolea (18)
The Time Traveler’s La Ronde by Tom Dean (18)
Revolver by Kate Trefry (17)
Fairy Godmother by Chiara Atik (15)
Free Guy by Matt Lieberman (15)
The Kings of Maine by Kathy Charles (15)
Layla … and Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek Weissbein (15)
Maximum King! by Shay Hatten (15)
Battle of Alcatraz by Neil Widener, Gavin James (14)
I Think We’re Alone Now by Mike Makowsky (14)
Man Alive by Joe Greenberg (14)
Mother by Michael Lloyd Green (14)
Untitled Late Night Comedy by Mindy Kaling (14)
King of LA by Chris Bremner (13)
Let the Evil Go West by Carlos Rios (13)
Villains by Dan Berk, Robert Olsen (13)
Hart You by Zoe McCarthy (12)
James Cameron’s Titanic by Jen D’Angelo (12)
Northeast Kingdom by Alex R. Johnson (12)
Barbarian by Rosalind Ross (11)
The Builder by Tom Cartier (11)
Untitled Fairy Tale by Cat Vasko (11)
Adrift by Aaron and Jordan Kandell (10)
Kings Canyon by Paul Hilborn, Evan Parter (10)
The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore (10)
Lee by Chris Urch (10)
Liberty by Jayson Rothwell (10)
Saving Charlie Chaplin by Justin Shady (10)
Two Butterflies by Evan Dodson (10)
The Woman With Red Hair by Michael Schatz (10)
American Rebel by Christopher Cosmos (9)
Rugged by April Prosser (9)
Turned On by Charlie Kesslering (9)
Boyfriend Material by Mackenzie Dohr (8)
The Burning Season by Jenny Halper (8)
Contingency Protocol by Mark Townend (8)
A Deconstruction of Reality by Mattson Tomlin (8)
The Fruitcake by Trey Selman (8)
The Hunchback by Topher Rhys-Lawrence (8)
I, Tonya by Steven Rogers (8)
Inner City by Dan Gilroy (8)
Orb by Steve Desmond, Michael Sherman (8)
Burn Run by Matt Tente (7)
The Fall by Peter Bridges (7)
The Gun Show by Lucas Carter (7)
The Housewife by Alyssa Hill (7)
Hummingbird by John Tyler Mclain (7)
Reason of State by Matthew Orton (7)
Palmer by Cheryl Guerriero (7)
Allison Adams by Devon Graye (6)
America: The Motion Picture by Dave Callaham (6)
Bad Education by Mike Makowsky (6)
Bitter Pill by Turner Hay (6)
Captain Infinity by Harry Tarre (6)
Carnada by Katharine Werner (6)
Donzinger by Matt Bai, Jay Carson (6)
Escape From Sarajevo by Vanya Asher (6)
Hotel Artemis by Drew Pearce (6)
Miller’s Girl
by Jade Bartlett (6)
Mr. Toy by Chai Hecht (6)
Space Oddity by Rebecca Banner (6)

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