Best Picture Oscar Winners: Screenplay Download 1980-1989

Best Picture Oscar Winners 2010-2019 (Download)

The Best Picture Oscar winners from the 1980s were a watershed 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.

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John August, (Aladdin, Big Fish)

James V. Hart (Hook, Dracula, Contact)

Jim Uhls (Fight Club)

RAIN MAN (1989)



Screenplay by Bernardo Bertolucci – Read the transcript!

PLATOON (1987)

Screenplay by Oliver Stone – Read the script!


Screenplay by Kurt Luedtke – Read the script!

AMADEUS (1985)

Screenplay by Peter Shaffer – Read the script!


Screenplay by James L. Brooks – Read the script!

GANDHI (1983)

Screenplay by John Briley  – Read the script!


Screenplay by Colin Welland – Read the script!


Screenplay by Alvin Sargent  – Read the script!


Screenplay by Avery Corman and Robert Benton – Read the script!

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