Updated: For Your Consideration – 2019 Award Season Best Screenplay Hopefuls

With awards season starting, it can only mean that it is time for the studios to start putting out online copies of the screenplays they hope will be getting award nomination consideration. That also means any folks who like to read screenplays get a bonanza of titles to pick from as the season progresses. All the scripts are in .pdf format and will probably only be available through the awards season, so click and save if you’re interested in having a copy to read later on down the road. Here are the initial offerings, which we will continue to update as more become available.

Updated 11/25/18 – Added The Front Runner from Sony.
Updated 11/29/18 – Added Beautiful Boy from Amazon.


Beautiful Boy – April 3, 2018 unspecified draft script by Luke Davies & Felix van Groeningen (based on the books Beautiful Boy by David Sheff and Tweak by Nic Sheff)


Sorry To Bother You – May 17, 2017 white version script by Boots Riley

Bleeker Street

Colette – May 19, 2017 Final Shooting Script script By Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland Current Revisions by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Disobedience – Undated, unspecified draft script By Sebastian Lelio Rebecca Lenkiewicz Based on the novel by Naomi Alderman
Leave No Trace – May 1, 2017, unspecified draft script by Debra Granik Anne Rosellini Based on the novel My Abandonment by Peter Rock
What They Had – Undated, unspecified draft script by Elizabeth Chomko


22 July – August 3, 2018 shooting draft script by Paul Greengrass Based on: “One of Us” by Ã…sne Seierstad
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs – Undated, unspecified draft script by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Private Lives – Undated, unspecified draft script by Tamara Jenkins


A Quiet Place – Undated, unspecified draft script by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski (Story by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck)


The Front Runner – July 27th, 2017 unspecified draft script by Matt Bai & Jay Carson & Jason Reitman

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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.

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