Posted by Alan C. Baird
Taylor C. Baker Taylor C. Baker

For the past year, long time Stage 32 member and screenwriter Alan C. Baird has been providing his fellow Stage 32 members award-nominated screenplays to read and learn from. In case you missed it, check out the 2021 Golden Globes-nominated screenplays, 2021 Writers Guild Award-nominated screenplays, and 2021 BAFTA-nominated screenplays Alan shared with us.

Now, Alan has collected the 2021 Academy Awards-nominated original screenplays and adapted screenplays!

What are the similarities in the nominations from previous nominations this year? The differences? What are your favorite scripts? Be sure to comment below!

The 93rd annual Academy Awards are scheduled to air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, from multiple locations, including the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay were announced on March 15.

Click the titles below and download the scripts you find interesting - these links will expire soon!



Judas and the Black Messiah

Screenplay by Will Berson & Shaka King
Story by Will Berson & Shaka King and Kenny Lucas & Keith Lucas



Written by Lee Isaac Chung


Promising Young Woman

Written by Emerald Fennell


Sound of Metal

Screenplay by Darius Marder & Abraham Marder
Story by Darius Marder & Derek Cianfrance


The Trial of the Chicago 7

Written by Aaron Sorkin




Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Screenplay by Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Swimer & Peter Baynham & Erica Rivinoja & Dan Mazer & Jena Friedman & Lee Kern
Story by Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Swimer & Nina Pedrad


The Father

Screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller



Written for the screen by Chloé Zhao


One Night in Miami...

Screenplay by Kemp Powers


The White Tiger

Written for the screen by Ramin Bahrani




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