The Best Picture Oscar winners from the 2000s were yet another decade in telling incredible stories. From intimate family dramas to sweeping epics, it was an amazing decade for cinematic storytelling.
Here are the scripts for the Best Picture winners. Chicago (2003) is not currently available.
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(NOTE: For educational and research purposes only).
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (2009)
Screenplay by Simon Purfoy – Read the script!
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (2008)
Screenplay by Joel and Ethan Coen – Read the script!
THE DEPARTED (2007)
Screenplay by William Monahan – Read the script!
Screenplay by Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco – Read the script!
MILLION DOLLAR BABY (2005)
Screenplay by Paul Haggis – Read the script!
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING (2004)
Screenplay by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens – Read the script!
A BEAUTIFUL MIND (2002)
Screenplay by Akiva Goldsmith – Read the script!
Screenplay by David Franzoni – Read the script!
AMERICAN BEAUTY (2000)
Screenplay by Alan Ball – Read the script!