Posts tagged ‘best scripts’

October 7, 2013

Screenwriter Profile: Frank Darabont

fahrenheit451The Writer:

Frank Darabont has been consistently successful in this industry for the last 30 years. His scripts tend toward monster movies (often based on Stephen King novels), with such credits as The Blob, The Mist, Frankenstein, and the upcoming Godzilla movie. But he is also the creative force behind such films as The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. Mr. Darabont is also the creator of the excessively popular The Walking Dead television series. He has been nominated for an Academy Award three times. (Listen to this clip for Mr. Darabont’s thoughts on how to succeed as a writer.)

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July 30, 2012

Script: Forrest Gump

The script for Forrest Gump was written by Eric Roth based on the novel by Winston Groom. It’s considered one of the best 101 scripts ever written.

March 1, 2012

Script: Chinatown

Here is the script for Chinatown, one of the ten best scripts ever written. It was written by Robert Towne.

February 6, 2012

Script: Some Like it Hot

Here is a text draft of Some Like it Hot, considered by the WGA to be one of the ten best scripts ever written. This script was written by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond.