Update: Award season screenplay downloads (37 scripts!)

December 12th, 2013 by

It’s that time of year again when studios make available PDFs of movie scripts for award season. As in years past, we will be tracking them and posting links as they become available.

Current total of scripts for download: 37.

Newly added scripts [The Wolf of Wall Street, Saving Mr. Banks] in bold below:

12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight)

42 (Warner Bros.)

All Is Lost (Roadside Attractions) NOTE: The script is 31 pages long with virtually no dialogue.

The Armstrong Lie (Sony Classics – documentary transcript)

August: Osage County (TWC)

Before Midnight (Sony Classics)

The Bling Ring (A24)

The Croods (DreamWorks Animation)

Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)

Despicable Me 2 (Universal – Click on “Screenplay”)

Enough Said (Fox Searchlight)

The Fifth Estate (IMG)

Frozen (Disney)

Fruitvale Station (TWC)

Gravity (Warner Bros.)

The Great Gatsby (Warner Bros.)

The Invisible Woman (Sony Classics)

Kill Your Darlings (Sony Classics)

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (TWC)

Lone Survivor (Universal – Click on “Screenplay”)

Monsters University (Disney / Pixar)

Mud (Roadside Attractions)

Nebraska (Paramount)

One Chance (TWC)

The Past (Sony Classics)

Philomena (TWC)

The Place Beyond the Pines (Focus Features)

Prisoners (Warner Bros.)

Rush (Universal – Click on “Screenplay”)

Saving Mr. Banks (Disney)

Short Term 12 (Cinedigm) NOTE: Hosted exclusively by Go Into The Story.

The Spectacular Now (A24)

Spring Breakers (A24)

Wadjda (Sony Classics)

The Way Way Back (Fox Searchlight)

We Steal Secrets (IMG – transcript)

The Wolf of Wall Street (Paramount)

Studios also make production notes available:

All Is Lost

August: Osage County

Blue Jasmine

Dallas Buyers Club

Despicable Me 2 (Click on “Production Notes”)

Fast & Furious 6 (Click on “Production Notes”)

Fruitvale Station

The Grandmaster

Gravity

Inside Llewyn Davis

Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Lone Survivor (Click on ‘Production Notes”)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mud

Muscle Shoals

Nebraska

Oblivion (Click on “Production Notes”)

One Chance

Philomena

The Place Beyond the Pine Trees

Prisoners

Rush (Click on “Production Notes”)

A special thanks to Wendy Cohen for tracking script downloads for us!

There will be more to come, so enjoy the bounty and honor the writing by reading these scripts! That is one of the keys to learning the craft.

5 thoughts on “Update: Award season screenplay downloads (37 scripts!)

  1. Reading “Wolf of Wall Street” reminded me of when I read “The Social Network.” The read itself was so fun and so fast (despite both scripts being 120+ pages) that I wondered if I even needed to see the actual film. I could visualize everything from start to finish — including all the “Scorsese-isms.”

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