Alexander Payne Scripts Collection: Screenplays Download

Take a listen to Alexander Payne as he discusses his screenwriting and filmmaking process. The screenplays below are the only ones that are available online. If you find any of his missing screenplays please leave the link int he comment section.

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(NOTE: For educational and research purposes only).

Downsizing(2017)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor – Read the screenplay!

The Descendants(2011)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon & Jim Rash – Read the screenplay!

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry(2007)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor – Read the screenplay!

Sideways(2004)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor. Based on the novel by Rex Pickett – Read the screenplay!

About Schmidt (2002)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor – Read the screenplay!

Jurassic Park III(2001)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, and John August – Read the screenplay!

Election (1999)

Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor – Read the screenplay!

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