Below is a list I compiled of Academy Award nominated scripts that have been released by studios ahead of the Awards. The links go directly to the screenplays. To download either ctrl-click or right click on them and press Save As. You may want to rename them as they have some funky names as default.

All of these are perfectly legal to download for for your consideration and educational purposes. However, please do not re-upload or redistribute these in any way or risk the wrath of the studio. The only reason I am able to do this is due to the fact that I am just linking to the studio’s website.

Download them soon as the studios do not leave them online forever! Beast of the Southern Wild has already been taken down once!

Is there one you wish was released that isn’t? Which is your favorite movie from a writing standpoint? How about overall? Comment and let us know!

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  1. Thanks, Tony, it is greatly appreciated. BTW, I love Ireland. I don’t believe in reincarnation but if I did, I think I was celtic in a past life ;P

  2. This is great, Tony, thank you. Do you have Safety Not Guaranteed?

  3. Cheers Tony! Las Vegas the land of the prolific screenwriters indeed.


  4. And, definitely, Seven Psychopaths.

  5. Yes!!! Thank you very Much Tony. I am a film makes as well, and it is always and honor to receive such screenplays form someone as yourself.

    RJ Pucillo

  6. can’t find Hitchcock anymore! Do you have it?