The Cokeville Miracle

Synopsis: On May 16, 1986, in the small, ranching community of Cokeville, Wy, David and Doris Young took an elementary school hostage for several hours before detonating a bomb inside a single classroom that held every teacher and student in the school. In the wake of the madness, Ron Hartley, whose children were inside the classroom, must fight his skepticism and unbelief as he hears eye witness accounts from the students of miraculous, heavenly intervention during the crisis. When tragedy strikes... what do you see?
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Director(s): T.C. Christensen
Production: Excel Entertainment
94 min

[rooster crows]

[indistinct radio chatter]

[sirens wailing]

[woman sobbing]

[indistinct chatter, woman screaming]

[indistinct radio charter]

[Siren wailing]

- You all right'!


Arc you okay'!

- [Sighs]

How could somebody

do something like this'?

- Some gruesome stuff.

- Yeah.

And just one mwn away.

Makes you wonder...

What's next'?

- Yeah.

[indistinct chatter]

- What is this'!

At least tell how it's gonna work.

- [Sighs]

All you need to know-

is the air will burn.

- The air will burn'!

[electric humming]

- Trial number four,

absolute perfection.




Absolute perfection.

[dog barking in the distance]

- [screaming]

- Pm gonna get you!

[laughter and screaming]


- Ron, do you have to get the kids

all riled up right at bedtime?

- No, I don't have to.

I just wmlt w!

[all gagglv]

- Let's go, Family prayer.

Cindy, Jason, come on.

- [Sighs]

- Ron.

All right, Run, your turn.

- I think we should have

Cindy say it tonight.

- You never say it anymore.

- I will another time.

- Dear God, thank You

for everything in the world.

Phase 'amp us safe.

Please bless our blessings.

We ask that You

can watch over us,

that we can bc a good Family.

- Did you got what you nccdcd'?

- What did I tell you

about you and your questions?

[engine turning over]


With liberty and justice

for all.

- Very good, Rachel.

All right, who can tell me what number

President Thomas J effersun was'?

- Oh, me.

- I know!

- Jason'?


- No, Thomas Jefferson

was number thwe'

- Oh, yeah,

that was my next guess.


[fire alarm ringing]

- All right, children,

show me you know what I0 do.

Put the crayon down.

Come on'

If it was an emergency,

you'd stay low and crawl.

- Hey, Max, this one for real'?

- Oh, it just went off again.

Stupid thing.

' W Darin'.!

Where's Penny'!

- Out being a teenager!

- Como look at this.

- What'!

I'll get it in the morning-

- I ask you w do one thing.

You kccp this place running

while I take care

of the important stuffl

One thing!


[engine turning over]


[dial tone, number pad beeping]

Cunningham, ifs David.

Yeah, I gm your chock.

Your investments about to pay off.

Get Parker,

be in Cokeville on the 15th.

I-Icrc comes the biggie.

- I-Icy, what's up'?

- I got t0 figure this Out.

I can't sit in there having everybody

tell me they got all the answers,

when every piece of scum just

keeps giving me more questions.

That body in the motel

last week...

Where are the answers

for that guy'?

- Lovc you, Dad.

- That's just too much of a coincidence

to just be a coincidence,

Muse 1 love you too.

Love yo u, Cinderella.

[engine turning over, car beeping]

- Penny, we're not leaving Forever.

- Yeah, well, however long it is,

it's gonna seem like forever.

- It's gonna be an adventure.

- Does it bother you

that I'm going to help him'?

- No, he's your brother.

Yeah, I know.

You should g0 help him,

Maybe it could give you some time

r0 think things through'

- Look, Claudia, I-

I'm sorry.

I want us to be a close family.

- Well, maybe you could start

by saying family prayers

with us again'

It's all the cop stuff

you see, isn't it'?

- I just have a haul time

saying those praying things

when the world

I live in is filled with'

- Mum!

- In a minute, honey!

- Ifs already been

about a million minutes.

- We'll talk when I get back.

- I hope so.

- Lovc you, Dad.

- That's just too much

of a coincidence'

[car door opens, closes]

[engine turning over]

- I forgot how prctty I: is hero.

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

T.C. Christensen

T.C. Christensen is an American cinematographer, film director, and writer best known for his work on Latter-day Saint church history films including Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration to Gordon B. Hinckley: A Giant Among Men, 17 Miracles, and Ephraim's Rescue. more…

All T.C. Christensen scripts | T.C. Christensen Scripts

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018


Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss this The Cokeville Miracle script with the community:


Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:


"The Cokeville Miracle" STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 24 Jan. 2020. <>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

Watch the movie trailer

The Cokeville Miracle

The Marketplace:

Sell your Script !

Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!

The Studio:

ScreenWriting Tool

Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.