C. Rob Dunphy

C. Rob Dunphy


Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
October 2018
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About C.

Rob is an independent screenwriter, a former US Marine, globe-trotting federal agent with an MBA, focused on crafting low-budget feature thrillers. Rob lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Rob writes:
Feature screenplays
Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi



  • Ice Fails

    Ice Fails Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Eerily inspired by his son’s tragic death, a twisted doctor must complete a ground-breaking experiment on an unwitting patient as scheming colleagues try to stop him and prevent a Demon’s rebirth. In the vein of Pet Cemetery and the tone of 1408. 

  • Monster Jam

    Monster Jam Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller A dognapper must stop an off-roading mayor's twisted plan to balance the budget.

  • Paradise Ablaze

    Paradise Ablaze Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller The Santa Ana winds howl, as an innocent man entrapped in purgatory vies to end reign of the pyromaniac demon compelling the man’s troubled son to set Los Angeles ablaze.  (93pp)

  • Intraplay

    Intraplay Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller A sadistic psychologist condemns patients to death as her detective husband must solve the series of puzzling homicides. In the vein of The Intruder. (118 pp)

  • Not Bali

    Not Bali Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Reeling from a personal tragedy a broken financier seeks spiritual unity in remote Indonesian agriculture but must save his family when a local extremist captures the plantation and enslaves the foreign invaders.  In the vein of The Last Samurai and in the tone of The Grey. (130pp)

  • Condenser

    Condenser Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller This Halloween a TED-Talks addicted drug lord must contend with a two-timing supplier, a distributor turned informant, double-crossing henchmen, and an overdosed girl’s specter, whom all want him dead.  In the vein of The Hateful Eight.   

  • Topanga Canyon Devil

    Topanga Canyon Devil Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi Where ugly suburban sprawl cuts into a wilderness sanctuary, an extraordinary girl must convince her grounded father to flee their home, as a mythical creature lays claim and commits to fight extinction.  

  • Adopted

    Adopted Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Short - Thriller/HorrorA disillusioned pregnant woman is determined to start her family. 

  • The Naughty List

    The Naughty List Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Sci-fi A skeptical detective hunts for the mythical kidnapper targeting naughty children.

  • Megan's List

    Megan's List Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Film-noir A promising FBI agent risks everything when he murders the sexual predator who molested his daughter and now he must outsmart a team of investigators pursuing a serial killer he invented as alibi.

  • Justice Hall

    Justice Hall Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller An ebullient yet tenacious teen champion of Deepfake technology must stop an empathetic assassin from framing Russia for a reporter’s death.

  • K Heart K

    K Heart K Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller War Torn between a reviled hometown and remarkable terrorist-hunting campaigns, an impassioned soldier must defend himself from an ex-girlfriend turned psycho-stalker bent on his ruin. 

  • West Coast Over Achiever

    West Coast Over Achiever Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller In the midst of a doomed government double-blind placebo study, a small-town delusional Veteran’s hallucinations incite him to exterminate local drug dealers to protect his family.  In the vein of Falling Down. (90 pages)

  • No Fly Zone

    No Fly Zone Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Brazen San Diego airport coworkers slip into easy money trafficking narcotics for their rapacious former football coach until a string of Fentanyl tainted drug overdoses draws cartel concerns and DEA interest.

  • Eat Fresh

    Eat Fresh Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller A vengeful missionary must embrace Haitian vodou to save a traumatized girl from a curse as an imprisoned sandwich pitchman plots to expand his vile empire.      

  • Zombie, California, the prequel

    Zombie, California, the prequel Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Thriller After a misadventure leaves them battling a trigger-happy black site security team, an adventurous dad strives to save his son from exposure to a contagious strain of radioactive rabies.  

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