Edward Zwick Scripts Collection: Screenplays Download

Screenwriter, producer, show runner and director Edward Zwick has been creating some of the most epic films on the past 30 years. His list of films are mind-boggling. The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond, Glory, Legends of the Fall, The Siege, Courage Under Fire and so many more.

Ed is a multiple Academy Award®, Golden Globes, and BAFTA award-winning director, writer, and producer. Alex had the pleasure of sitting down with Ed and discussed his career, the craft, his writing process and more. The screenplays below are the only ones that are available online. If you find any of his missing screenplays please leave the link in the comment section.

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(NOTE: For educational and research purposes only).

DEFIANCE (2008)

Screenplay by Edward Zwick and Clayton Frohman – Read the screenplay!

BLOOD DIAMOND (2005)

Screenplay by Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz – Read the screenplay!

THE LAST SAMURAI (2003)

Screenplay by John Logan, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz – Read the screenplay!

THE SIEGE  (1998)

Screenplay by Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes and Edward Zwick – Read the screenplay!

THIRTY SOMETHING (1986)

Teleplay by Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz – Read the Teleplay!

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