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Sunday, February 25, 2007

The Departed and other screenplays from Oscar nominated movies - posted by Don

Thanks to Matt for the heads up on a reappearing movie script this one, nominated for best adapted screenplay, William Monahan’s The Departed brought to you by Warner Bros.. This just in Daily Script has two more Oscar scripts up – Little Miss Sunshine (thanks T.M.) and Blood Diamond (thanks NoName)

For those keeping score on what nominated screenplays are on the ‘net:

Best Adapted Screenplay:
# Sacha Baron Cohen and Anthony Hines and Peter Baynham and Dan Mazer and Todd Phillips, Borat
# Alfonso Cuaron and Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, Children of Men
# William Monahan, The Departed (pdf)
# Todd Field and Tom Perrotta, Little Children
# Patrick Marber, Notes on a Scandal

Best Original Screenplay:
# Guillermo Arriaga, Babel
# Iris Yamashita and Paul Haggis, Letters From Iwo Jima
# Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine (pdf)
# Guillermo del Toro, Pan?s Labyrinth (pdf)
# Peter Morgan, The Queen

Screenplays of other Oscar nominated films: (pdf)

# Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (Art Direction) – Thanks Word Player)
# The Prestige (Art Direction) – Thanks Daily Script)
# The Devil Wears Prada (Actress, Costume Design) – Thanks Daily Script)
# Blood Diamond (Actor Leading, Actor Support, Sound Editing, Film Editing, Sound Mixing) – Thanks Daily Script)

Read oscar winning screenplays from the past on the Oscar Winners page. And, of course, read other movie scripts on the Movie Scripts Page. – Don

4 Comments so far

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SimplyScripts - Free Movie Scripts and Screenplays
March 27th, 2007 at 6:20 am

[...] for best original screenplay The Queen. That brings us to four Oscar nominated screenplays on the ‘net. Read The Queen and more on the Movie Scripts page.- Don Permalink | RSS Feed | TechnoLinks | [...]

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SimplyScripts - Free Movie Scripts and Screenplays » Gone Baby Gone, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and The Hoax scripts
December 6th, 2007 at 9:07 pm

[...] learning. Last year, nearly half of nominated screenplays were available online which you can find here. The two winners for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay were, you guessed it, [...]

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SimplyScripts - Free Movie Scripts and Screenplays » Ratatouille script and more scripts up for Oscar consideration
December 20th, 2007 at 5:40 pm

[...] Last year, in the run up to the Oscars, only a handful of nominated screenplays were online. Only Warner Bros and Picture House studios put up their own scripts on studio sites. The winners for best adapted screenplay and best original screenplay last year just so happened to be the two scripts that were available online prior to the voting. [...]

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Susu
September 1st, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Scorcese is at his best and truly deserves Oscar for this film. Also notable are the performances of Matt Damon (such a great “bad-guy;” he really must do stuff like this more often), Leo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson (as always), and Mark Wahlberg (best since Rockstar). However, some in the theater with me who had seen Infernal Affairs did say that Departed did not live up to the original.

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