Posts tagged ‘Adaptation’

December 18, 2012

Script: The Perks of Being a Wallflower


The Perks of Being a Wallflower was written by Stephen Chbosky based on his own novel.

September 12, 2012

Script: Adaptation

Adaptation was written by Charlie Kaufman (and Donald Kaufman).

April 12, 2012

Scripts: Jurassic Park I, II, & III

Here are the scripts for Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park II: The Lost World, and Jurassic Park III. The first two were written by David Koepp, the third by Peter Buchman. Read the original script to learn how to build tension and master the use of the one-liner.

January 25, 2012

Script: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Here is the Oscar-nominated script for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. This script was written by Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan based on the novel by John le Carré.

January 23, 2012

Script: Coriolanus

This adaption of Shakespeare’s great (and incredibly bloody) play, Coriolanus, was written by John Logan.

January 10, 2012

Script: War Horse

Here is a draft of War Horse written by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo.

December 22, 2011

Script: The Descendants

Here’s a script that I am particularly excited to read. The Descendants was written by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash based on the novel of the same name.

December 22, 2011

Script: My Week with Marilyn

Thanks to awards season, lots of the year’s best scripts are now available online. Here is the script for My Week with Marilyn. This script was adapted by Adrian Hodges.

December 21, 2011

Script: Sherlock Holmes

Here’s a draft of Sherlock Holmes. This script was written by Mike Johnson based on the novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

December 9, 2011

Script: Casablanca


This script for Casablanca was made available by Screenplay Explorer. It is considered the best script ever written. Casablanca was written by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch based on the play “Everybody Comes to Rick’s” by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison.