One of the few benefits of the frenzied awards race is Hollywood’s outpouring of materials associated with the contenders. Perhaps the biggest perk is the release of full scripts one is able to download legally, directly from the studios. This year’s batch includes Terence Winter‘s excellent script for the yet-to-be-released Wolf of Wall Street, as well as scripts for 12 Years a Slave, Gravity, and J.C. Chandor‘s 32-pager for All is Lost.

So, if you need some holiday reading, check out the full list below (right click and save as to download) via Cinephilia and Beyond and Rope of Silicon. And if you want more insight on this year’s contenders, check out a extensive conversation between Before Midnight‘s Julie Delpy12 Years a Slave‘s John RidleyThe Butler‘s Danny StrongGravity‘s Jonas CuaronEnough Said‘s Nicole Holofcener, and more.

12 Years A Slave (Fox Searchlight)

42 (Warner Bros)

American Hustle (alt link) (Sony Pictures)

All Is Lost (Roadside Attractions)

The Armstrong Lie (Sony Classics)

August: Osage County (Weinstein Co.)

Before Midnight (Sony Classics)

The Bling Ring (A24)

The Croods (DreamWorks Animation)

Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)

Despicable Me 2 (Universal Studios)

Enough Said (Fox Searchlight)

The Fifth Estate (DreamWorks)

Frozen (Disney)

Fruitvale Station (The Weinstein Co)

Gravity (Warner Bros)

The Great Gatsby (Warner Bros)

Her (Warner Bros)

The Invisible Woman (Sony Classics)

Kill Your Darlings (Sony Classics)

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (The Weinstein Co)

Lone Survivor (Universal Studios)

Monsters University (Disney/Pixar)

Mud (Roadside Attractions)

Nebraska (Paramount)

One Chance (The Weinstein Co)

Prisoners (Warner Bros)

The Past (Sony Classics)

Philomena (TWC)

The Place Beyond The Pines (Focus Features)

Rush (Universal Studios)

Saving Mr. Banks (Disney)

Short Term 12  (Cinedigm)

The Spectacular Now (A24)

Spring Breakers (A24)

The Way Way Back (Fox Searchlight)

Wadjda (Sony Pictures Classics)

The Wolf of Wall Street (Paramount)

What’s your favorite screenplay of 2013?

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