6th Update! For Your Consideration: Read 2016 Awards Season Screenplay Hopefuls


Updated 1/8/16 with one new script.
Updated 12/31/15 with one new script.
Updated 12/24/15 with one new script.
Updated 12/15/15 with eight new scripts.
Updated 12/1/15 with ten new scripts.
Updated 11/17/15 With nine new scripts.

It’s that time of year, as awards season heats up the studios start putting out copies of the screenplays they hope will be getting award nomination consideration online. And that 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.


20th Century Fox

  • The Revenant – Screenplay by Mark L Smith, Based on the novel by Michael Punke


Big Talk Pictures

  • Man Up – Screenplay by Tess Morris

Bleeker Street Media

  • Danny Collins – Screenplay by Dan Fogelman
  • I’ll See You In My Dreams – Screenplay by Brett Haley & Marc Basch
  • Pawn Sacrifice – Screenplay by Steven Knight (Story by Stephen J Rivele & Christopher Wilkinson and Steven Knight)
  • Trumbo – Screenplay by John McNamara, Based on the biography by Bruce Cook

Broad Green Pictures

  • 99 Homes – Screenplay by Ramin Bahrani & Bahrani Azimi
  • I Smile Back – Screenplay by Paige Dylan and Amy Koppelman, Based on the novel I Smile Back by Amy Koppelman
  • Learning To Drive – Screenplay by Sarah Kernochan


  • Inside Out – Screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, & Josh Cooley, Original Story by Pete Docter & Ronnie Del Carmen)

Drafthouse Films

  • The Keeping Room – Screenplay by Julia Hart


  • Bridge Of Spies – Screenplay by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen

Focus Features

Fox Searchlight

  • Brooklyn – Screenplay by Nick Hornby
  • Far From The Madding Crowd – Screenplay by David Nicholls
  • Me And Earl And The Dying Girl – Screenplay by Jesse Andrews
  • Mistress America – Screenplay by Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig
  • Youth – Screenplay by Paolo Sorrentino


  • Beasts Of No Nation – Screenplay by Cary Joji Fukunaga, Based on the novel By Uzodinma Iweala

Open Road Films

  • Spotlight – Screenplay by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy

Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures Classics


  • Legend – Screenplay by Brian Helgeland
  • Minions – Screenplay by Brian Lynch
  • Steve Jobs – Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, Based on the book by Zwalter Isaacson
  • Straight Outta Compton – Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff, story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff
  • Trainwreck – Screenplay by Amy Schumer

Weinstein Company

  • Carol – Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy
  • The Hateful Eight – Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino
  • MacBeth – Screenplay by Todd Louiso, Jacob Koskoff, Michael Lesslie, Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • Woman In Gold – Screenplay by Alexi Kaye Campbell
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