Movie Script Scene-By-Scene Breakdowns

A great way to analyze screenplay structure is by studying a script’s scene-by-scene breakdown. Go Into The Story followers are contributing breakdowns of contemporary screenplays to an ongoing script analysis series. Here are links to 62 posts which include downloadable PDFs of each breakdown.

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12 Years a Slave
A Monster Calls
All is Lost
American Hustle
Argo
Arrival
Artist, The
Barney’s Version
Beasts of No Nation
Beginners
Belle
Big Eyes
Big Short, The
Big Sick, The
Birdman: Or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Boyhood
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Coco
Dallas Buyers Club
End of the Tour, The
Enough Said
Ex Machina
Eye in the Sky
Flight
Frankenweenie
Get Out
Gone Girl
Good Dinosaur, The
Grand Budapest Hotel, The
Gravity
Hanna
Hell or High Water
I, Tonya
Imitation Game, The
Incredibles, The
Invitation, The
Jackie
La La Land
Leviathan
Lincoln
Logan
Lone Survivor
Looper
Loving
Man Up
Miles Ahead
Monsters University
Moonrise Kingdom
Mudbound
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Nebraska
Nightcrawler
Prisoners
Short Term 12
Silence of the Lambs, The
Social Network, The
Still Alice
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Trainwreck
Whiplash
Wolf of Wall Street, The
Zootopia

In November, studios and production companies will start making available 2018 movie scripts as part of their For Your Consideration campaigns and with the resumption of our script reading series. I will be on the lookout for more volunteers to do scene-by-scene breakdowns, so be on the lookout for your favorite movie scripts from this year!

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