Home Screenwriting Products Screenwriter Community Screenwriting Store
ScriptBuddy - Screenwriting Software for the Web

Screenwriter Community

Back to List of Published Screenplays
View/Leave Feedback

December 13, 2002
by KAR Catacomb (kar6912@aol.com)

Rated: R   Genre: Horror   User Review: **


This screenplay is copyrighted to its author. All rights reserved. This screenplay may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the author.



FADE IN:

INT. BLACK - NIGHT
                                                            
black. In white letters "today we are going through the
gruesome events that happened December 13, 2002."
                                                            
Back to black. A man's voice.
                                                            
                       MALE NARRATOR (vo)
December 13, 2002. Edward Price
went missing from his bedroom
without a trace
                                                            
                       WOMEN NARRATOR (vo)
his mother and father discovered
his bedroom window open and Edward
missing with a note on his bed
                                                            
 
INT. EDWARD'S BEDROOM - DAY
                                                            
in a POV of a person. walks into the room looks at the empty
desk, empty bed,and open window
                                                            
 
INT. BACK TO BLACK - NIGHT
                                                            
                       WOMEN NARRATOR (vo)
we discovered the body of 14 year
old Edward Price days later in a
construction site.
                                                            
                       MALE NARRATOR
his left arm sawed off, and had
several stab wounds. He was beaten
and wasn't fed for three days.
                                                            
 
INT. IN A SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
facing a camera. The camera light is on. The camera pans to
reveal EDWARD, tied to a chair and his mouth taped. He is
asleep. He begins to wake up and realize were he is. He
notices he is tied up and through the tape on his mouth he
screams. He tries to break free but he doesn't succeed. He
looks around and the windows have been covered. He is in a
shed. He looks down and the door opens to reveal WES. A kid
about his age (14). Edward starts to scream at Person who
just came in, in that ?moment the kid slaps Edward. Edward
gets back and shuts up.
                                                            

2.

                       WES
      (in a calm voice)
My name is Wesley. You can call me
Wes, if u you could talk that ?is.
I decided now to end your misery.
You are now in my shed. Remember
this place. The place you will die
in. and don't even think of
escaping, this camera is on you
until your ass is dead. Pray.
Pray I do it easy, give me trouble
and I will make it slower and
more painful understand?
                                                            
Edward doesn't answer. After a few seconds Wes slaps him
repeatedly 3 times.
                                                            
                       WES
do you underFUCKINGstand me!!!!
                                                            
Edward nods his head yes.
                                                            
                       WES
good, Iíll be back, but for now...
                                                            
WES punches Edward in the face and Edward starts bleeding
from his nose. By the time Edward regains his consciousness
he starts to look around the room, blood all over his face.
Once again he starts to try and set himself free. He is tied
and duct taped to the chair. His arms as well, but not his
legs. He hasn't even tried to movie his legs. He starts to
scream again and looks down; his legs are beat, they are
bleeding. He looks up and sees nothing. He looks towards the
camera and starts to go crazy trying to get free. The camera
pans back and reveals...
                                                            
 
INT. WES'S BEDROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
WES is watching Edward on his television through the camera
set up right in front of the door. Edward still trying to
escape. Wes stands up and looks at his window. He opens his
blinds and gets a flashlight and points it outside to reveal
a shed. The same shed that Edward is in. the windows patched
up.
                                                            
Cut to black: in white letters. "The first night wasn't as
bad as the day to come"
                                                            
BACK TO BLACK
                                                            

3.

                       MALE NARRATOR (vo)
Edward was the first victim of
many similar crimes that occurred
in a period of 2 years.
                                                            
                       WOMEN NARRATOR (vo)
December 14, 2002, the search
began for EDWARD PRICE. The police
had no leads, no clues, nothing.
But our murderer had the second
day all planned out.
                                                            
 
INT. IN THE SHED - DAY
                                                            
                       WES
you scream and Iíll kill you here
and now.
                                                            
He takes a knife out of his pocket and rips the tape over
Edward's mouth. Edward doesn't say a word. Edward just
stares at the knife. No emotion on his face. WES takes out a
bottle of water and starts to pour it down EDWARD'S throat,
Edward trying to get all he can. WES stops and puts a fresh
piece of tape on his mouth. WES stares at EDWARD who is
looking down at his feet. WES turns around and turns the
camera back on.
                                                            
                       WES
now, i have a little surprise.
                                                            
wes goes into a box and gets a drill out.
                                                            
                       WES
surprise
                                                            
edward starts to scream. wes gets closer to Edward and WEs
grabs the back of edwards head and turns the drill on and
starts to move it slowly towards edwards forehead. slowly.
closer.
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
wes? are you in the shed again?.
                                                            
WES jumped up and turns the drill off and runs outside and
closes the door. the camera faces Edward who looks at the
boarded up window were the conflict is going on outside.
                                                            
POV OF EDWARD: THE WINDOW
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
why are you always in that shed
now?
                                                            

4.

                       WES (os)
um.. i just like..
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
like what, what do you have in
there.
                                                            
                       WES (os)
nothing dad, my god relax!
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
everyday the second you get home
you go to the shed, you don't come
out until dark and me and your mom
are worried, so what are you
doing?
                                                            
                       WES (os)
nothing i swear
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
don't lie to me! now I'm going to
see what you are doing in there.
                                                            
from Edward's POV, the camera pans to the door and it opens
slightly. in that moment Edward starts to yell through the
tape.
                                                            
                       WES (os)
DAD! don't it's a surprise for you
and mom. for your anniversary.
it's a surprise so please, i've
been working hard. please...
please.
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
well tell me that, for a second
there i thought you were hiding
something in there.
                                                            
the door closes.
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
i want you inside for dinner in 10
minutes.
                                                            
                       WES (os)
OK dad, don't tell mom, OK.
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
ok
                                                            

5.

                       WES (os)
promise
                                                            
                       MAN (FATHER) (os)
promise, Ok, ten minutes i mean
it.
                                                            
                       WES (os)
Ok
                                                            
WES opens the shed door and comes inside and goes right to
Edward
                                                            
                       WES
you don't think i heard you. did
you try to get me caught.
                                                            
slaps him
                                                            
                       WES
did you? DID YOU
      (slaps him 3
       times.)
i'll come back later, and don't
try any more stupid shit.
                                                            
WES leaves the shed
                                                            
                       MALE NARRATOR
      (through the tape)
help!
                                                            
 
EXT. OUTSIDE OF THE SHED - DAY
                                                            
WES looks the door. And gets off screen.
                                                            
 
INT. INSIDE THE SHED - DAY
                                                            
Edward looking around, he isn't trying to escape. He looks
down and tries to move his legs. He stares at his legs for a
few seconds, and his leg twitches.
                                                            
 
INT. WES'S ROOM - NIGHT
                                                            
WES is watching the TV, watching what Edward is doing. After
a few ?seconds, one of Edward's hands moves and tries to
break the other hand free. He is trying to escape. WES
realizes this and runs out of his room.
                                                            
 

6.

EXT. OUTSIDE OF THE SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
WES gets the key from his pocket and tries to open the door.
He is ?nervous and finally gets the key in the hole and
opens the door.?
                                                            
 
INT. INSIDE THE SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
                       WES
what the hell do you think youíre
doing!?
                                                            
Edward suddenly stops and looks up at WES.
                                                            
                       WES
you said you understood what I
said!
      (He walks behind
       Edward and ?grabs
       a bag. he walks
       back in front of
       him. WES opens
       the bag)
i didn't plan to use this but you
have left me no choice. now, what
should I use? Knife?
      (He takes a knife
       out of the bag)
hammer?
      (Takes hammer out
       of the bag)
Gun?
      (Takes gun out)
saw?
      (Takes saw out)
So what you think? You choose.
                                                            
WES takes the tape off of Edward's mouth. and he puts a
radio and plays a song
                                                            
                       EDWARD
why are you doing this to me?
                                                            
                       WES
you will find out when you need
to. now back to my question. which
would you like me to use?
                                                            
                       EDWARD
what?
                                                            

7.

                       WES
which one is gonna teach you a
lesson. I was gonna shoot you and
?end your misery but, this stunt
changed my mind. I think hammer
will ?do. What you think?
                                                            
                       EDWARD
no, no please. PLEASE!!
                                                            
                       WES
you agree! Great.
                                                            
WES tapes his mouth, he is yelling, WES gets a blanket and
covers Edwardís hand. WES turns around and turns the camera
on and gets the hammer. He raises the Hammer above his head.
                                                            
he begins to beat his hand with the hammer
                                                            
Wes hammers is hand 14 times. Edward screaming through the
tape. WES throws the blanket covered in blood on the floor.
Edward's hand covered in blood, WES grabs the duct tape and
tapes his bloody hand to the chair. He throws the hammer on
the floor and slaps Edward in the face twice.
                                                            
                       WES
see when you don't listen to my
advice, I go a little mad! Now are
?you gonna be a good little bitch
or am I gonna have to cut things
off, ?things you will miss.
Understand.
                                                            
Still screaming Edward nods his head yes.
                                                            
                       WES
good. Now goodnight, go to sleep,
you look terrible.
                                                            
WES turns the light out, the only light was the light from
the camera. Edward still in pain looks at the camera with
anger. He doesn't try to get free. He starts to try to move
his legs. His right leg starts to away and his left moving
slightly.
                                                            
CUT TO BLACK
                                                            
In white letters "the pain endured that night was nothing
compared what came the next day"
                                                            
BACK TO BLACK
                                                            

8.

                       MALE NARRATOR
According to the medical report
the duct tape covered the scar,
and didn't leave an infection
                                                            
                       WOMEN NARRATOR
Also in That report they
discovered that the cause of death
wasn't the several stab wounds on
the body, it was the lose of
blood. he was stabbed and beat
after he was already dead.
                                                            
 
INT. INSIDE OF THE SHED (THIRD DAY) - DAY
                                                            
Edward is sleeping. Close up on his face. After a few
seconds a voice is heard.
                                                            
                       WES
wake up!
      (He throws an
       entire bottle of
       water on Edward's
       face.)
                                                            
Edward wakes up.
                                                            
                       WES
morning sunshine, welcome to day
three and what a surprise, no ?one
is looking for you! I knew it. No
one cares about a mistake.
                                                            
Edward just stares at WES.
                                                            
                       WES
now the fun begins.
                                                            
 
EXT. OUTSIDE OF THE SHED - DAY
                                                            
WES walks outside for a second. He looks around and closes
the door.
                                                            
 
INT. INSIDE THE SHED - DAY
                                                            
                       WES
now, letís start simple.
                                                            
WES starts to slap Edward and hit him around. He gets a bag
trash bag and puts it over his face and punches his stomach.
                                                            

9.

                       WES
      (still hitting
       Edward)
you want to say something?
                                                            
takes the tape off and the bag off his face.
                                                            
                       EDWARD
why did you bring me here? why are
you doing this to me!?
                                                            
                       WES
good question, no... Ok... i was
just... i dunno. everyday I'll
just have this feeling, this
feeling like it was like i was
bored of life and needed a thrill.
i lived with this feeling for a
year. so one day i was watching
this movie "rope", have you seen
it? i didn't think so, it;s pretty
old, anyway i was watching the
first scene were Brandon and
Phillip killed there friend David
just to see what it is like. So i
decided, that is the thrill i
need... Murder, and if i kill
someone no one cares about, and if
nobody cares about the person, it
couldn't possibly be a sin. So i
waited and watched to find my
victim. And guess what! i saw you.
sitting there, alone. everyday
therein that bench. So i made up a
plan, set a date, and picked a
victim, you.
                                                            
                       EDWARD
you're gonna kill me because you
have nothing better to do.
                                                            
                       WES
disco!
                                                            
he starts to beat Edward again. he hits him really hard and
you see one of the tape loose.
                                                            
FADE TO BLACK
                                                            
in white letters "the beating lasted 5 hours. Edward was
alive for all of it"
                                                            
 

10.

INT. INSIDE THE SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
Edward still alive, Bleeding all over.
                                                            
                       MALE NARRATOR
now, time for the real fun.
      (WES gets the
       Black bag again
       takes ?the saw
       and knife out.)
Youíre lucky I have no bullets.
      (He puts the
       ?knife and the
       saw on the floor
       a says...)
"kid song". Ah the SAW!
                                                            
                       EDWARD
      (screaming as loud
       as he can through
       the tape)
                                                            
                       WES
what? I can't here you? You want
me to saw you hand off? Well if
you say so.
                                                            
Edward still screaming. He gets his hand and begins to saw
at it. He stops and WES realizes the tape is loose. He
checks the other one and it falls, Edward isn't stuck to the
chair.
                                                            
                       WES
son of a bitch!?
                                                            
In that moment Edward kicks WES in the crotch and WES falls
to the ?ground. Edward rips the saw off his arm and takes
the tape off his ?mouth.
                                                            
                       EDWARD
fuck you!
      (He starts kicking
       WES, but lose of
       blood gets him
       ?tired fast, he
       runs out of the
       shed)
                                                            
 
EXT. OUTIDE, IN FRONT OF THE SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
                       EDWARD
help!!! Help me!
                                                            
 

11.

INT. INSIDE THE SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
WES stands up and grabs the knife and a flash light, he gets
out of the shed.
                                                            
 
EXT. OUTISDE OF THE SHED - NIGHT
                                                            
WES closes the shed door and turns the flashlight on. And
starts ?walking towards the gate off his backyard.
                                                            
                       WES
      (creepy voice)
Edward. Eeeedward. Whereíd you go
Edward?
                                                            
BACK TO EDWARD
                                                            
Edward is walking; he turns around and sees the light from
the flash light only a few feet behind him. He starts to
walks but he starts to get weaker and weaker.
                                                            
BACK TO WES
                                                            
                       WES
Edward, come on Edward.
                                                            
A loud noise. WES points the flashlight were he thought he
heard the noise and it was Edward on the floor.
                                                            
                       WES
there you are.
                                                            
WES runs to the body and points the flashlight and looks
around. He begins to stab him repeatedly.
                                                            
CUT TO BLACK
                                                            
in white letters ďhe was dead before the stab wounds. His
body ?couldn't take it anymore"
                                                            
BACK TO BLACK
                                                            
                       MALE NARRATOR
we discovered the body on December
16, 2002. A construction worker
saw him in the middle of the
rumble and ?notified the police.
                                                            
 

12.

EXT. A CONSTRUCTION SITE - DAY
                                                            
In the point of view of the person who discovered the body.
he's walking and sees a bloody foot. he runs towards the
foot and sees Edward's murdered body.
                                                            
BACK TO BLACK
                                                            
                       MALE NARRATOR
the murderer was never found
                                                            
2 YEARS LATER
                                                            
 
INT. CRAIG'S ROOM - DAY
                                                            
writing on the wall, Craig is at his desk, writing, a stack
of papers on his wall, candles lit in his room. Pictures of
his dead friend Edward on his bulletin board. Papers posted
up with pictures of kids and X on there face.
                                                            
                       CRAIG (vo)
Iíve been following my friendís
case for 2 years now. The ?cops
have no idea who it is, no one
does. Iíve suspected it's a kid at
?school. So far, everyone I have
has checked out. I know it's
crazy, ?Iíve been obsessed with my
murder; everyone thinks I am
crazy, but I ?know who did it. The
last two people on my list. MARK
WATERS and WESLY BURTON.† Iíve
been following WES for a week and
asked him where he was, he says he
doesn't remember. I believe him,
he couldn't hurt a fly. He ?is an
A student, class president for god
sakes. But Mark is one of those
kids who will do anything for
attention, but I remember, that
entire month he was on a cast. I
remember because Edward told me he
fell in science and everyone
laughed. I am on my last day of
following WES, so he can fully
check out, all I have to do is go
to his house and check it out.
                                                            
BLACK
                                                            
in white letters "it was the 2 year anniversary of EDWARD'S
death. But Craig knew that he had to find out who did it."
                                                            
 

13.

EXT. OUTSIDE OF WES'S HOUSE - NIGHT
                                                            
Craig has a photo camera. He is looking through the gate
that looks at his window and his shed. He takes a picture of
WES looking towards the shed through his window. In that
moment WES disappears from the window and after a few
seconds appears outside with a flashlight. He walks to the
shed door and unlocks it. A light comes from it and he
closes the door. After a second Craig stands up and walks to
the shed, he tries to find a window but they are closed off.
He goes to the front door and puts his hand on the door
knob.
                                                            
In that moment WES opens the door and Craig hides. WES gets
off screen and Craig goes to the door and opens it. A young
boy is tied up to a chair like Edward was, with "EDDY"
written on his forehead.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
Oh my God!
                                                            
He runs in the shed and closes the door. He goes to the kid
and the kid points with his eyes at the camera. Craig looks
at the camera, and takes the tape off of the kidís mouth.
                                                            
                       VICTIM#2
help me please, he's gonna come
back.
                                                            
Craig hears a noise and tapes the kidís mouth again. The kid
yells through the tape and Craig tells him to shut up. Craig
hides behind the door. After a second WES opens the door and
walks towards the kid with a saw. Craig closes the door.
                                                            
                       CRAIG
cheese.
      (takes a picture
       with his camera)
                                                            
WES turns around and drops the saw.
                                                            
BLACK
                                                            
in white letters "on December 16, 2004 WESLY BURTON was
charged for the murders of 2 people, including Edward Price.
His third victim was on his third day."
                                                            


THE END


Back to Top of Page
Leave Feedback
Feedback
From James Date 6/6/2010 *1/2
I,m not saying that this was great but everyone bashing him for the cursing needs to watch a few movies apparently besides if it's rated R it really dosen't matter. There are some really good movies out there that cuss alot

From John La Valle Date 6/30/2006 0 stars
You actually used "u" instead of "you". And the cursing was too often, you need to learn how to write dialogue without that crutch. The most affective dialogue is the most cinematic, not always the most vulgar.

From Brian Bara Date 5/9/2006 *
I was confused. "Women Narrator?" There are more than one? And why was there a "Male Narrator" but not a "Female Narrator?" The grammar, spelling and punctuation made it almost impossible to follow. And what was the deal with all the random question marks? And how does one point with one's eyes?

From Jose L. Alaniz Date 2/27/2006 **
You can make this a more longer. Your language structure appears to be weak, but overall its a good story. Try re-writing it to make it more lengthy, keep you audience in suspense more and have more of a character development with the key characters. It needs alot of work, but its a good start. Keep making scripts.

From Adam North Date 2/26/2006 1/2
Unrealistic, ?it was only 13 pages, but you only ?had half a page total ?worth reading. And ?the grammer? Attrocious. You ?sound like a 6 year ?old kid. And who ?would want to write an entire ?script about a ?brutal murder by ?a 14 year old? Unless you, ?like Wes, get excited about kids ?being tortured and killed. Note: our over excessive use of question marks is a subtle analogy to your over excessive use of pointless question marks.

From Travis Snell Date 2/26/2006 ***
great Idea!, a little short, but i had fun reading it

From Roger Perz Date 2/21/2006 ****
loved it

From Christopher Date 2/21/2006 **1/2
Scary... But do us all a favor AND STOP CURSING THE CURSING WAS NOT NEEDED!


Back to Top of Page
Leave Feedback
You must be logged in to leave feedback.
Home    My Account    Products    Screenwriter Community    Screenwriter's Corner    Help
Forgot Your Password?    Privacy Policy    Copyright 2018, ScriptBuddy LLC.    Email help@scriptbuddy.com