As was the case last year, 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. By the end of the year we’ll have dozens available, but today we have the first out of the gate.

The most notable of this early batch is Gillian Flynn‘s adaptation of her own novel, Gone Girl. We also have Anthony McCarten‘s script for the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything, the tween hit The Fault in Our Stars, the Bill Murray vehicle St. Vincent, Laika’s animation The Boxtrolls, and more.

We’ll be updating this post as more arrive over the coming weeks, so check out everything thus far below (right click and save to download, or open in your browser by clicking the titles) and for more insight on the writing process, check out a hour-long roundtable.

A Most Violent Year (J.C. Chandor; A24)

American Sniper (Jason Hall; Warner Bros)

Belle (Misan Sagay; Fox Searchlight)

Big Eyes (Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski; The Weinstein Company)

Birdman (Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. and Armando Bo; Fox Searchlight)

The Boxtrolls (Irena Brignull and Adam Pava; Focus Features)

Boyhood (Richard Linklater; IFC Films)

Calvary (John Michael McDonagh; Fox Searchlight)

Dear White People (Justin Simien; Roadside Attractions)

The Fault In Our Stars (Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber; 20th Century Fox)

Foxcatcher (E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman; Sony Classics)

The Gambler (William Monahan; Paramount Pictures)

Get On Up (Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth; Universal Pictures)

Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn; 20th Century Fox)

The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson; Fox Searchlight)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Dean DeBlois; DreamWorks Animation)

The Imitation Game (Graham Moore; The Weinstein Company)

Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson; Warner Bros.)

Into the Woods (James Lapine; Walt Disney)

Kill the Messenger (Peter Landesman; Focus Features)

Leviathan (Oleg Negin and Andrey Zvyagintsev; Sony Classics)

Locke (Steven Knight; A24)

Love is Strange (Mauricio Zacharias and Ira Sachs; Sony Classics)

Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh; Sony Classics)

Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy; Open Road)

The Theory of Everything (Anthony McCarten; Focus Features)

Still Alice (Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer; Sony Classics)

St. Vincent (Theodore Melfi; The Weinstein Company)

Unbroken (Joel and Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese and William Nicholson; Universal Pictures)

Whiplash (Damian Chazelle; Sony Classics)

Wild (Nick Hornby; Fox Searchlight)

Wild Tales (Damián Szifron; Sony Classics)

What is your favorite screenplay of the year?

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