2012 Oscar Nominated Scripts

The nominees for the 2012 Academy Awards were announced early this morning. Congratulations to all the nominees.

Click the film names to download their Oscar-nominated scripts for free. Only three films (Hugo, Midnight in Paris, A Separation) and two distribution companies (Paramount and Sony Pictures Classics) did not offer their “For Your Consideration” scripts for download this year.

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

The Descendants Script

The Descendants

Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash
Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Hugo Screenplay


Screenplay by John Logan
Based on the novel “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick

The Ides of March Script

The Ides of March

Screenplay by George Clooney & Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon
Based on the play “Farragut North” by Beau Willimon

Moneyball Screenplay


Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin
Story by Stan Chervin
Based on the book by Michael Lewis

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Script

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Screenplay by Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan
Based on the novel by John le Carre

Writing (Original Screenplay)

The Artist Screenplay

The Artist

Written by Michel Hazanivicius

Bridesmaids Script


Written by Annie Mumulo & Kristen Wiig

Midnight in Paris Screenplay

Midnight in Paris

Written by Woody Allen

Margin Call Script

Margin Call

Written by J.C. Chandor

A Separation Screenplay

A Separation

Written by Asghar Farhadi

Scripts The Academy Overlooked

Warrior Screenplay


Written by Gavin O’Connor and Anthony Tambakis & Cliff Dorfman

The Debt Script

The Debt

Screenplay by Matthew Vaughn & Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Script

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Screenplay by Steven Zaillian
Based on the novel by Stieg Larsson

Win-Win Screenplay


Screenplay by Thomas McCarthy
Story by Thomas McCarthy & Joe Tiboni

Hanna Script


Screenplay by Seth Lochhead and David Farr
Story by Seth Lochhead

William Robert Rich
William Robert Rich

William Robert Rich is a story analyst, screenwriter, and co-author of Story Maps: The Films of Christopher Nolan. He's currently based in Austin, Texas.

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