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Screenplays: FREE Download 2020-2021 Oscar Contenders UPDATED + Over 750 More Film Scripts

Screenplays: Download Oscar Winners and More (Running List)

UPDATED APRIL 2021: If you want to be a screenwriter you need to read a lot of screenplays. And if you are going to read film scripts might as well read some of this year’s best. Below is an active running list of 2020-2021 Oscar Contending Screenplays. I’ll be adding new screenplays as they become available so check back often.

PLEASE NOTE: These screenplays are FREE and LEGAL to download for educational purposes. The studios will only keep them online throughout the awards season so the clock is ticking. Enjoy. 


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Oliver Stone, (Platoon, Scarface, Wall Street)

John August, (Aladdin, Big Fish)

James V. Hart (Hook, Dracula, Contact)

Jim Uhls (Fight Club)


2021 Oscar-Winning Screenplays

The Father – (Sony Classics) – OSCAR WINNER (Best Original Screenplay)
Promising Young Woman – (Focus Features) – OSCAR WINNER (Best Adapted Screenplay)

2020-2021 Oscar Contending Screenplays


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2019 Oscar-Winning Screenplays

Parasite – (NEON) – OSCAR WINNER (Best Original Screenplay)
Jo Jo Rabbit – (Fox Searchlight) – OSCAR WINNER (Best Adapted Screenplay)

2019 Oscar Contending Screenplays



2018 Oscar Contending Screenplays

Netflix has removed its scripts, though some of the links work. I will keep you updated…


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2017 Oscar Contending Screenplays


2016 Oscar Contending Screenplays

Best of 2015 Screenplays


Best of 2014 Screenplays


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Best of 2013 Screenplays


Best of 2012 Screenplays


BONUS: Oscar Nominated and Winning Screenplays



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