TOP SCREENPLAYS BY GENRE
TOP 10 ROMANCE SCREENPLAYS
Screenplay by Julius Epstein et al.
Directed by Michael Curtiz
This classic Hollywood film is also a brilliantly composed love story in its screenplay form. The script is notable for its dynamic characters and flawless structure. CASABLANCA won the Oscar for Best Origional Screenplay and is listed at the top of the Writer's Guild 101 Best Screenplays.
2. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
Screenplay by George Axelrod
Directed by Blake Edwards
Based on Truman Capote's classic novella, the script for BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S won the 1961 Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. The script features witty dialogue, complex characters, and one of cinema's rare love stories that includes almost no melodrama.
3. THE PRINCESS BRIDE
Screenplay by William Goldman
Directed by Rob Reiner
Based on William Goldman's novel, THE PRINCESS BRIDE is one of the funnies and most imaginative romance scripts you'll find. Goldman isn't known as a romance writer, but that makes the romantic elements of this script all the more original and memorable.
4. AMELIE Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Guillaume Laurent
5. BEGINNERS Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Mike Mills
6. PUNCH DRUNK LOVE Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson
7. GHOST Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin
8. AMERICAN BEAUTY Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Alan Ball
9. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Caroline Thompson
10. HAROLD AND MAUDE Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Colin Higgins