Scripts to Read (features)

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a catalog of my Drive folder. The TV episodes/pilots are on another list.

Little Children

screenplay by Todd Field & Tom Perrotta; based on the novel by Tom Perrotta

The Truman Show

by Andrew M. Niccol

Up in the Air

screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner; from the novel by Walter Kirn

Mean Girls

by Tina Fey, based on the book Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman

Jerry Maguire

by Cameron Crowe

The Bourne Ultimatum

screenplay by Tony Gilroy and Scott Z. Burns and George Nolfi; screen story by Tony Gilroy; based on the novels by Robert Ludlum and Universal's "The Bourne Identity" and "The Bourne Ultimatum"

Ocean's 11

by Ted Griffin, based on a screenplay by Harry Brown and Charles Lederer

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson

Lone Survivor

written by Peter Berg, based on the book by Marcus Luttrell

The Matrix

by Larry and Andy Wachowski


written by Stuart Beattie, revised drafts by Frank Darabont and Michael Mann


by Peter Dowling and Billy Ray

No Country for Old Men

by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy

The Usual Suspects

by Christopher McQuarrie


by Walter Hill and David Giler, based on screenplay by Dan O'Bannon, story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett

Dawn of the Dead

written by James Gunn, rewrite by Michael Tolkin

Final Destination

by James Wong and Glen Morgan

It Follows

by David Robert Mitchell

Jennifer's Body

by Diablo Cody

The Omen

by David Seltzer

The Ring

by Ehren Kruger; revised draft by Scott Frank


by Leigh Whannell and James Wan


by Kevin Williamson

Youth in Revolt

written by Gustin Nash; based on the novel by C.D. Payne

Young Frankenstein

screenplay by Gene Wilder & Mel Brooks

Woman in Gold

by Alexi Kaye Campbell


screenplay by Bob Dolman

When Harry Met Sally

by Nora Ephron, Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman

What They Had

by Elizabeth Chomko

The Wedding Crashers

by Steve Faber & Bob Fisher

War for the Planet of the Apes

written by Mark Bomback & Matt Reeves, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver


screenplay by Andrew Stanton and Jim Reardon; story by Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter

Wall Street

by Stanley Weiser & Oliver Stone

Wag the Dog

by David Mamet

Victoria & Abdul

by Lee Hall, based on the book Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant by Shrabani Basu


by Adam McKay


by Christopher McQuarrie & Nathan Alexander

V for Vendetta

by Larry and Andy Wachowski based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore


screenplay by Bob Peterson & Pete Docter; story by Pete Docter & Bob Peterson & Tom McCarthy


by David Webb Peoples


screenplay by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen and Richard LaGravenase and William Nicholson, based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand

Tropic Thunder

screenplay by Justin Theroux & Ben Stiller and Etan Cohen; story by Ben Stiller & Justin Theroux


screenplay by John Hodge, based on the novel by Irvine Welsh

Training Day

by David Ayer


screenplay by Stephen Gaghan

Toy Story 3

Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich; screenplay by Michael Arndt

Toy Story

original story by John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Andrew Standon and Joe Ranft; screenplay by Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen and Alex Sokolow

Top Gun

by Chip Proser


by Kevin Jarre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

screenplay by Bridget O'Connor & Peter Straughan, based on the novel by John le Carre


by John Fusco

Three Days of the Condor

by Lorenzo Semple Jr. and David Rayfiel

Thor: Ragnarok

written by Eric Pearson and Craig Kyle & Christopher L. Yost

The Wife

screenplay by Jane Anderson, based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer

The Verdict

by David Mamet

The Son of Saul

by Laszlo Nemes and Clara Royer

The Social Network

by Aaron Sorkin, based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich

The Sisters Brothers

written by Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain, based on the book by Patrick deWitt

The Rider

written by Chloe Zhao

There's Something about Mary

screenplay by Ed Decter & John J. Strauss and Peter Farrelly & Bobby Farrelly, story by Ed Decter & John J. Strauss

Thelma & Louise

by Callie Khouri

The Imitation Game

written by Graham Moore; based on "Alan Turing: The Enigma" by Andrew Hodges

The Happy Prince

by Rupert Everett

The Grand Budapest Hotel

screenplay by Wes Anderson, story by Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness

The Front Runner

by Matt Bai & Jay Carson & Jason Reitman

The Favourite

written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara

The Dark Knight Rises

by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer, based on characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics; Batman created by Bob Kane

The Dark Knight

by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer; Batman created by Bob Kane

The Usual Suspects

written by Christopher McQuarrie

The Secret Life of Pets

written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio and Brian Lynch

The Revenant

by Mark L. Smith, based on the novel by Michael Punke

The Lion King

written by Irene Mecchi & Jonathan Roberts, music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice

The Girl on the Train

by Erin Cressida Wilson, adapted from the novel by Paula Hawkins

The Bourne Identity

by Tony Gilroy and William Blake Herron, based on the novel by Robert Ludlum

The Big Lebowski

by Ethan & Joel Coen

The Beguiled

by Sofia Coppola, based on the novel by Thomas Cullinan

The Wolf of Wall Street

by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort

The Hurt Locker

by Mark Boal

The Hangover

by Jon Lucas & Scott Moore

The Shape of Water

by Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor


by Stephen Gaghan, based on the book "See No Evil" by Robert Baer


by Jon Favreau

Sweet Smell of Success

by Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman

Sunset Boulevard

by Charles Bracket, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman, Jr. (1949)

Strangers on a Train

by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde

Straight Outta Compton

screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff, story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

Still Alice

by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, adapted from a novel by Lisa Genova

Star Trek: Insurrection

screenplay by Michael Pillar & Rick Berman

Star Trek: Generations

screenplay by Rick Berman, Ronald D. Moore, Brannon Braga

Star Trek 8: First Contact

story by Rick Berman & Brannon Braga & Ronald D. Moore, screenplay by Brannon Braga & Ronald D. Moore

Stan and Ollie

by Jeff Pope


written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

screenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman, story by Phil Lord

Some Like It Hot

screenplay by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond

Snow White and the Huntsman

screenplay by Evan Daugherty and John Lee Hancock and Hossein Amini, story by Evan Daugherty, inspired by the Brothers Grimm's "Little Snow White"

Slumdog Millionaire

by Simon Beaufoy

Sling Blade

by Billy Bob Thornton

The Sixth Sense

by M. Night Shyamalan


written by Garth Jennings

Sing Street

by John Carney

The Silence of the Lambs

by Ted Tally, based on the novel by Thomas Harris


screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor, based on the novel by Rex Pickett


by Taylor Sheridan


based on the book by William Steig; screenplay by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Roger Schulman and Joe Stillman

Shakespeare in Love

by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard


by Mitchell Glazer and Michael O'Donoghue


by Tony Kushner, based in part on Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Say Anything

by Cameron Crowe

Saving Mr. Banks

by Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith

The Sandlot Kids

written by David Mickey Evans & Robert Gunter

Same Time Next Year

by Bernard Slade


by Peter Morgan


(in English) by Alfonso Cuaron


by Sylvester Stallone

Red Sparrow

screenplay by Justin Haythe based on the book by Jason Matthews

Pulp Fiction

by Quentin Tarantino & Roger Avary

Private Life

by Tamara Jenkins


by Aaron Guzikowski


by Gary Ross

Phantom Thread

written by Paul Thomas Anderson

On the Basis of Sex

by Daniel Stiepleman

On Chesil Beach

by Ian McEwan


written by Bong Joon Ho and Jon Ronson

Notting Hill

by Richard Curtis

Never Look Away

by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck


by Paddy Chayefsky

Mystery Men

by Neil Cuthbert, based on the Dark Horse comic created by Bob Burden

Mr. Turner

by Mike Leigh

Moulin Rouge

by Baz Luhrmann & Craig Pearce

Moonrise Kingdom

screenplay by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola

Miller's Crossing

by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Memphis Belle

written by Monte Merrick


screenplay by Christopher Nolan, based on "Memento Mori," a short story by Jonathan Nolan

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

by John Collee and Peter Weir, based on the novels of Patrick O'Brien

Mary Queen of Scots

screenplay by Beau Willimon

Mary Poppins Returns

screenplay by David Magee, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, screen story by David Magee & Rob Marshall & John DeLuca, based on the "Mary Poppins" stories by P.L. Travers

Made in Dagenham

by William Ivory


written by Jeff Nichols


by Rian Johnson

The Lion in Winter

By James Goldman (1968)


adapted screenplay by Luke Davies

Letters from Iwo Jima

screenplay by Irish Yamashita, story by Iris Yamashita & Paul Haggis

Legally Blonde

by Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith

Leave No Trace

by Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini, based on the novel My Abandonment by Peter Rock

The Last of the Mohicans

screenplay by Michael Mann and Christopher Crowe, based on the novel by James Fenimore Cooper

Lady Bird

by Greta Gerwig

La La Land

by Damien Chazelle

Kung Fu Panda

written by Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger

Kubo and the Two Strings

screenplay by Marc Haimes, Chris Butler, story by Shannon Tindle, Marc Haimes

The King's Speech

by David Seidler

Kill the Messenger

by Peter Landesman

The Karate Kid

by Robert Mark Kamen


by Peter Benchley


written by Chase Palmer & CJ Fukunaga, based on the novel by Stephen King

It Comes at Night

by Trey Edward Shults

In the Heat of the Night

by Stirling Silliphant


written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan

Inside Out

original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen, screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley

Inherent Vice

screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson, based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon

Raiders of the Lost Ark

screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, story by George Lucas


by Christopher Nolan

If Beale Street Could Talk

by Barry Jenkins, based on the book by James Baldwin

Hustle & Flow

by Craig Brewer

Hidden Figures

screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi, based on the book Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly

Hell or High Water

written by Taylor Sheridan

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle

Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg

Green Book

by Nick Vallelonga & Brian Currie & Peter Farrelly


by Alfonso Cuaron & Jonas Cuaron

Gone Baby Gone

adapted screenplay by Ben Affleck & Aaron Stockard

Gods and Monsters

by Bill Condon, based on the novel "Father of Frankenstein" by Christopher Bram

The Godfather

screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel by Mario Puzo

Gangs of New York

by Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan

Galaxy Quest

story by David Howard, screenplay by David Howard & Robert Gordon


by Jennifer Lee


by Peter Morgan

Fried Green Tomatoes

screenplay by Fannie Flagg and John Avnet, based on the novel "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" by Fannie Flagg

First Man

screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the book by James R. Hansen

First Reformed

by Paul Schrader

Erin Brockovich

by Susannah Grant, revisions by Richard LaGravenase

Eighth Grade

by Bo Burnham

Darkest Hour

by Anthony McCarten

Dead Poets Society

by Tom Schulman


by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick


script by David Hare based on the book History on Trial by Deborah E. Lipstadt

The Departed

by William Monahan based on "Internal Affairs"


written by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi

Die Hard

screenplay by Jeb Stuart, revisions by Steven DeSouza, based on the novel Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp


written by Sebastian Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, based on the novel by Naomi Alderman


by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor


by Christopher Nolan

Ed Wood

by Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski


original story by Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina, screenplay by Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich

Celeste and Jesse Forever

by Rashida Jones & Will McCormack

Casino Royale

screenplay by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, and Paul Haggis, based on a novel by Ian Fleming


adapted screenplay by Phyllis Nagy

Capernaum (Chaos)

screenplay by Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Keserwani

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, based on the book by Lee Israel

Brigsby Bear

story by Kyle Mooney, screenplay by Kevin Costello & Kyle Mooney


by Annie Mumulo & Kristen Wiig


by Randall Wallace


written by Richard Linklater

Boy Erased

by Joel Edgerton, based on the memoir written by Garrard Conley

The Boxtrolls

written by Irena Brignull and Adam Pava, based on the book Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow

Blade Runner 2049

story by Hampton Fancher, screenplay by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green

Blade Runner

by Hampton Fancher, based on the story "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick


written by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee

Black Panther

adapted screenplay written by Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole

Big Fish

by John August, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace

Beauty and the Beast

screenplay by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, based on the 1991 "Beauty and the Beast" screenplay by Linda Woolverton

Beautiful Boy

screenplay by Luke Davies & Felix van Groeningen, based on the books Beautiful Boy by David Sheff, and Tweak by Nic Sheff

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Baby Driver

written by Edgar Wright

A Star Is Born

screenplay by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters, based on the 1954 screenplay by Moss Hart and the 1976 screenplay by Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson, based on a story written by William Wellman and Robert Carson


by Eric Heisserer, based on the story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang


written by Sean Ellis and Anthony Frewin, based on a true story


by Alex Garland

American Beauty

by Alan Ball


by Peter Shaffer, based on the play by Peter Shaffer

All Is True

screenplay by Ben Elton

(500) Days of Summer

by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber


written by Brian Helgeland

22 July

by Paul Greengrass, based on "One of Us" by Asne Seierstad

12 Years a Slave

by John Ridley

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