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Below you’ll find a list of the top websites to read screenplays online. And they’re all 100 percent free. 

Remember: it can also be a good idea to read screenplays online in the genre that you want to write in. If you’re writing a Comedy, you need to learn how to make the description funny. If you’re writing a Horror, you need to know how to convey a sense of dread, and so on. You get the picture.

1. SIMPLY SCRIPTS

The premier resource for scripts, screenplays and transcripts on the net. Read movie scripts, television teleplays, radio transcripts from the golden age of radio, anime scripts and transcripts and plays. View our showcase of original scripts from some of the hottest writers on the net. Read screenplays online at Simply Scripts >>

2. AWESOME SCRIPTS AND SCREENPLAYS

Handsome collection of around three-hundred screenplays ready to download. Read screenplays online at Awesome Scripts and Screenplays >>

3. BEING CHARLIE KAUFMAN

For fans of Mr Kaufman, you’ll find links on this site to various drafts of all his screenplays and TV scripts. Read scripts online at Being Charlie Kaufman >>

4. GO INTO THE STORY

On their exhaustive site, they have a great little portal where you can download over 100 screenplays in PDF format. Read scripts online at Go Into The Story >>

5. SELLING YOUR SCREENPLAY

Ashley Scott Meyers has created a database where you can read screenplays online and download them. Quality varies but there’s a good collection of nice PDFs in there as well. Read screenplays online at Selling Your Screenplay >>

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If you’re interested in reading scripts online you should also definitely check out our blog post 50 Of The Best Screenplays To Read And Download In Every Genre.

And if you happen to live or visit Hollywood, the very best place in the world to find free scripts to read is at the WGA Library located at 7000 W 3rd Street, Fairfax.

Thanks for checking out our list of movie scripts online. If you have any other suggestions you think we should include, please leave a comment in the section below.

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