Academy Award Winners and Nominees: Screenplays, Original - Full List

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2000s

2008

Dustin Lance Black – Milk

Courtney Hunt – Frozen River
Mike Leigh – Happy-Go-Lucky
Martin McDonagh – In Bruges
Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Pete Docter (story) – WALL-E

2007

Diablo Cody – Juno

Nancy Oliver– Lars and the Real Girl
Tony Gilroy – Michael Clayton
Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco – Ratatouille
Tamara Jenkins – The Savages

2006

Michael Arndt – Little Miss Sunshine

Guillermo Arriaga – Babel
Iris Yamashita, Paul Haggis – Letters from Iwo Jima
Guillermo del Toro – Pan's Labyrinth
Peter Morgan – The Queen

2005

Bobby Moresco – Crash

Grant Heslov, George Clooney – Good Night, and Good Luck
Stephen Gaghan – Syriana
Woody Allen – Match Point
Noah Baumbach – The Squid and the Whale

2004

Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre BismuthEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

John Logan – The Aviator
Terry George, Keir Pearson – Hotel Rwanda
Brad Bird – The Incredibles
Mike Leigh – Vera Drake

2003

Sofia CoppolaLost in Translation

Denys Arcand – The Barbarian Invasions
Steven Knight – Dirty Pretty Things
Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds, Andrew Stanton (story) – Finding Nemo
Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan – In America

2002

Pedro Almodóvar – Talk to Her

Todd Haynes – Far from Heaven
Jay Cocks, Ken Lonergan, Steven Zaillian – Gangs of New York
Nia Vardalos – My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Carlos Cuarón, Alfonso Cuarón – Y Tu Mamá También

2001

Julian FellowesGosford Park

Guillaume Laurant (dialogue), Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant – Amélie
Jonathan Nolan (story), Christopher Nolan – Memento
Milo Addica, Will Rokos – Monster's Ball
Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson – The Royal Tenenbaums

2000

Cameron CroweAlmost Famous

Lee Hall – Billy Elliot
Susannah Grant – Erin Brockovich
David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson – Gladiator
Ken Lonergan – You Can Count on Me

 

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1990s

1999

Alan Ball – American Beauty

Charlie Kaufman – Being John Malkovich
Paul Anderson – Magnolia
M. Shyamalan – The Sixth Sense
Mike Leigh – Topsy-Turvy

1998

Marc Norman, Tom StoppardShakespeare in Love

Warren Beatty, Jeremy Pikser – Bulworth
Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami – Life Is Beautiful
Robert Rodat – Saving Private Ryan
Andrew Niccol – The Truman Show

1997

Ben Affleck, Matt DamonGood Will Hunting

Mark Andrus, James Brooks – As Good as it Gets
Paul Anderson – Boogie Nights
Woody Allen – Deconstructing Harry
Simon Beaufoy – The Full Monty

1996

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen – Fargo

Cameron Crowe – Jerry Maguire
John Sayles – Lone Star
Mike Leigh – Secrets & Lies
Scott Hicks (story), Jan Sardi – Shine

1995

Christopher McQuarrie – The Usual Suspects

Randall Wallace – Braveheart
Woody Allen – Mighty Aphrodite
Stephen Rivele, Oliver Stone, Christopher Wilkinson – Nixon
Peter Docter (story), John Lasseter (story), Joe Ranft (story), Andrew Stanton (story), Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow, Andrew Stanton, Joss Whedon – Toy Story

1994

Roger Avary (story), Quentin Tarantino (story), Quentin TarantinoPulp Fiction

Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath – Bullets Over Broadway
Richard Curtis – Four Weddings and a Funeral
Peter Jackson, Frances Walsh – Heavenly Creatures
Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz – Trois Couleurs (Red)

1993

Jane Campion – The Piano

Gary Ross – Dave
Jeff Maguire – In the Line of Fire
Ron Nyswaner – Philadelphia
Jeffrey Arch, Nora Ephron, David Ward – Sleepless In Seattle

1992

Neil Jordan – The Crying Game

Woody Allen – Husbands and Wives
Nick Enright, George Miller – Lorenzo's Oil
John Sayles – Passion Fish
David Peoples – Unforgiven

1991

Callie KhouriThelma & Louise

John Singleton – Boyz N the Hood
James Toback – Bugsy
Richard LaGravenese – The Fisher King
Meg Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan – Grand Canyon

1990

Bruce RubinGhost

Woody Allen – Alice
Barry Levinson – Avalon
Peter Weir – Green Card
Whit Stillman – Metropolitan

 

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1980s

1989

Tom Schulman – Dead Poets Society

Woody Allen – Crimes and Misdemeanors
Spike Lee – Do the Right Thing
Steven Soderbergh – Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Nora Ephron – When Harry Met Sally. . .

1988

Ronald Bass, Barry Morrow – Rain Man

Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg – Big
Ron Shelton – Bull Durham
John Cleese, Charles Crichton – A Fish Called Wanda
Naomi Foner – Running On Empty

1987

John Shanley – Moonstruck

Louis Malle – Au Revoir, Les Enfants
James Brooks – Broadcast News
John Boorman – Hope and Glory
Woody Allen – Radio Days

1986

Woody Allen – Hannah and Her Sisters

John Cornell, Paul Hogan, Ken Shadie – Crocodile Dundee
Hanif Kureishi – My Beautiful Laundrette
Oliver Stone – Platoon
Richard Boyle, Oliver Stone – Salvador

1985

William Kelley (story), Earl Wallace (story), Pamela Wallace (story), William Kelley, Earl Wallace – Witness

Bob Gale, Robert Zemeckis – Back To the Future
Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown, Tom Stoppard – Brazil
Aida Bortnik, Luis Puenzo – The Official Story
Woody Allen – The Purple Rose of Cairo

1984

Robert Benton – Places in the Heart

Danilo Bach (story), Daniel Petrie (story), Daniel Petrie – Beverly Hills Cop
Woody Allen – Broadway Danny Rose
Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas – El Norte
Brian Grazer (story), Bruce Friedman, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Bruce Friedman (screen story) – Splash

1983

Horton Foote – Tender Mercies

Barbara Benedek, Lawrence Kasdan – The Big Chill
Ingmar Bergman – Fanny & Alexander
Alice Arlen, Nora Ephron – Silkwood
Lawrence Lasker, Walter Parkes – WarGames

1982

John Briley – Gandhi

Barry Levinson – Diner
Melissa Matheson – E. T. - The Extra-Terrestrial
Douglas Stewart – An Officer and a Gentleman
Larry Gelbart, Don McGuire, Murray Schisgal – Tootsie

1981

Colin Welland – Chariots of Fire

Kurt Luedtke – Absence of Malice
Steve Gordon – Arthur
John Guare – Atlantic City
Warren Beatty, Trevor Griffiths – Reds

1980

Bo Goldman – Melvin and Howard

W. D. Richter, Arthur Ross – Brubaker
Christopher Gore – Fame
Jean Gruault – Mon Oncle D'Amerique
Nancy Meyers, Harvey Miller, Charles Shyer – Private Benjamin

 

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1970s

1979

Steve Tesich – Breaking Away

Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson – . . . And Justice for All
Robert Aurthur, Bob Fosse – All That Jazz
James Bridges, T. S. Cook, Mike Gray – The China Syndrome
Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman – Manhattan

1978

Robert Jones, Waldo Salt – Coming Home

Ingmar Bergman – Autumn Sonata
Michael Cimino, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn Redeker, Deric Washburn – The Deer Hunter
Woody Allen – Interiors
Paul Mazursky – An Unmarried Woman

1977

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman – Annie Hall

Neil Simon – The Goodbye Girl
Robert Benton – The Late Show
George Lucas – Star Wars
Arthur Laurents – The Turning Point

1976

Paddy Chayefsky – Network

Jean-Charles Tacchella, Daniele Thompson – Cousin, Cousine
Walter Bernstein – The Front
Sylvester Stallone – Rocky
Lina Wertmuller – Seven Beauties

1975

Frank PiersonDog Day Afternoon

Federico Fellini, Tonino Guerra – Amarcord
Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven – And Now My Love
Ted Allan – Lies My Father Told Me
Warren Beatty, Robert Towne – Shampoo

1974

Robert Towne – Chinatown

Robert Getchell – Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Francis Coppola – The Conversation
Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman, François Truffaut – Day for Night
Josh Greenfeld, Paul Mazursky – Harry and Tonto

1973

David Ward – The Sting

Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas – American Graffiti
Ingmar Bergman – Cries and Whispers
Steve Shagan – Save the Tiger
Melvin Frank, Jack Rose – A Touch of Class

1972

Jeremy Larner – The Candidate

Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière – The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Chris Clark, Suzanne de Passe, Terrence McCloy – Lady Sings the Blues
Louis Malle – Murmur of the Heart
Carl Foreman – Young Winston

1971

Paddy Chayefsky – The Hospital

Elio Petri, Ugo Pirro – Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
David Lewis, Andy Lewis – Klute
Herman Raucher – Summer of '42
Penelope Gilliatt – Sunday, Bloody Sunday

1970

Francis Coppola, Edmund NorthPatton

Adrien Joyce, Bob Rafelson – Five Easy Pieces
Norman Wexler – Joe
Erich Segal – Love Story
Eric Rohmer – My Night at Maud's

 

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1960s

1969

William GoldmanButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Paul Mazursky, Larry Tucker – Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Nicola Badalucco, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti – The Damned
Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern – Easy Rider
Walon Green, Sam Peckinpah, Roy Sickner – The Wild Bunch

1968

Mel Brooks – The Producers

Arthur Clarke, Stanley Kubrick – 2001: A Space Odyssey
Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas – The Battle of Algiers
John Cassavetes – Faces
Peter Ustinov, Ira Wallach – Hot Millions

1967

William Rose – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Robert Benton, David Newman – Bonnie and Clyde
Robert Kaufman, Norman Lear – Divorce American Style
Jorge Semprun – La Guerre Est Finie
Frederic Raphael – Two for the Road

1966

Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven – A Man and a Woman

Michelangelo Antonioni, Edward Bond, Tonino Guerra – Blow-Up
I. A. L. Diamond, Billy Wilder – The Fortune Cookie
Robert Ardrey – Khartoum
Clint Johnston, Don Peters – The Naked Prey

1965

Frederic Raphael – Darling

Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Tonino Guerra, Agenore Incrocci, Mario Monicelli, Giorgio Salvioni, Furio Scarpelli – Casanova '70
Ken Annakin, Jack Davies – Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
Franklin Coen, Frank Davis – The Train
Jacques Demy – The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

1964

Peter Stone, Frank Tarloff – Father Goose

Alan Owen – A Hard Day's Night
Orville Hampton, Raphael Hayes – One Potato, Two Potato
Agenore Incrocci, Mario Monicelli, Furio Scarpelli – The Organizer
Daniel Boulanger, Philippe De Broca, Ariane Mnouchkine, Jean-Paul Rappeneau – That Man from Rio

1963

James Webb – How the West Was Won

Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi – 8-1/2
Elia Kazan – America, America
Carlo Bernari, Pasquale Campanile, Massino Franciosa, Nanni Loy, Vasco Pratolini – The Four Days of Naples
Arnold Schulman – Love with the Proper Stranger

1962

Ennio de Concini, Pietro Germi, Alfredo Giannetti – Divorce - Italian Style

Charles Kaufman, Wolfgang Reinhardt – Freud
Alain Robbe-Grillet – Last Year at Marienbad
Nate Monaster, Stanley Shapiro – That Touch of Mink
Ingmar Bergman – Through a Glass Darkly

1961

William Inge – Splendor in the Grass

Grigori Chukhrai, Valentin Yoshov – Ballad of a Soldier
Sergio Amidei, Diego Fabbri, Indro Montanelli – General Della Rovere
Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi – La Dolce Vita
Paul Henning, Stanley Shapiro – Lover Come Back

1960

I. A. L. Diamond, Billy Wilder – The Apartment

Michael Craig (story), Richard Gregson (story), Brian Forbes – The Angry Silence
Melvin Frank, Norman Panama – The Facts of Life
Marguérite Duras – Hiroshima, Mon Amour
Jules Dassin – Never on Sunday

 

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1950s

1959

Clarence Greene (story), Russell Rouse (story), Maurice Richlin, Stanley Shapiro – Pillow Talk

Marcel Moussy, François Truffaut – The 400 Blows
Ernest Lehman – North by Northwest
Paul King (story), Joseph Stone (story), Maurice Richlin, Stanley Shapiro – Operation Petticoat
Ingmar Bergman – Wild Strawberries

1958

Nathan Douglas, Harold Smith – The Defiant Ones

Paddy Chayefsky – The Goddess
Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson – Houseboat
William Bowers, James Grant – The Sheepman
Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin – Teacher's Pet

1957

George Wells – Designing Women

Leonard Gershe – Funny Face
Ralph Wheelright (story), R. Campbell, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts – Man of a Thousand Faces
Joel Kane (story), Barney Slater (story), Dudley Nichols – The Tin Star
Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli – Vitelloni

1956

Albert Lamorisse – The Red Balloon

Robert Lewin – The Bold and the Brave
Andrew Stone – Julie
Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli – La Strada
William Rose – The Lady Killers

1955

Sonya Levien, William Ludwig – Interrupted Melody

Emmet Lavery, Milton Sperling – The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Betty Comden, Adolph Green – It's Always Fair Weather
Henri Marquet, Jacques Tati – Mr. Hulot's Holiday
Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson – The Seven Little Foys

1954

Budd Schulberg – On the Waterfront

Joseph Mankiewicz – The Barefoot Contessa
William Rose – Genevieve
Oscar Brodney, Valentine Davies – The Glenn Miller Story
Melvin Frank, Norman Panama – Knock on Wood

1953

Charles Brackett, Richard Breen, Walter Reisch – Titanic

Betty Comden, Adolph Green – The Band Wagon
Richard Murphy – The Desert Rats
Harold Bloom, Sam Rolfe – The Naked Spur
Millard Kaufman – Take the High Ground

1952

T. E. B. ClarkeThe Lavender Hill Mob

Sydney Boehm – The Atomic City
Terrence Rattigan – Breaking the Sound Barrier
Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin – Pat and Mike
John Steinbeck – Viva Zapata!

1951

Alan Lerner – An American in Paris

Walter Newman, Lesser Samuels, Billy Wilder – The Big Carnival
Philip Dunne – David and Bathsheba
Robert Pirosh – Go for Broke!
Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse – The Well

1950

Charles Brackett, D. M. Marshman, Billy Wilder – Sunset Boulevard

Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin – Adam's Rib
Virginia Kellog, Bernard Schoenfeld – Caged
Carl Foreman – The Men
Joseph Mankiewicz, Lesser Samuels – No Way Out

 

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1940s

1949

Robert Pirosh – Battleground

Sidney Buchman – Jolson Sings Again
Sergio Amidei, Federico Fellini, Alfred Hayes, Marcello Pagliero, Roberto Rossellini – Paisan
T. E. B. Clarke – Passport to Pimlico
Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, Sidney Meyers – The Quiet One

1947

Sidney Sheldon – The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Abraham Polonsky – Body and Soul
Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin – A Double Life
Charles Chaplin – Monsieur Verdoux
Sergio Amidei, Adolfo Franci, C. Viola, Cesare Zavattini – Shoeshine

1946

Sydney Box, Muriel Box – The Seventh Veil

Raymond Chandler – The Blue Dahlia
Jacques Prevert – Children of Paradise
Ben Hecht – Notorious
Melvin Frank, Norman Panama – The Road to Utopia

1945

Richard Schweizer – Marie-Louise

Philip Yordan – Dillinger
Myles Connolly – Music For Millions
Milton Holmes – Salty O'Rourke
Harry Kurnitz – What Next, Corporal Hargrove?

1944

Lamar Trotti – Wilson

Preston Sturges – Hail the Conquering Hero
Preston Sturges – The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman – Two Girls and a Sailor
Jerome Cady – Wing and a Prayer

1943

Norman Krasna – Princess O'Rourke

Dudley Nichols – Air Force
Noel Coward – In Which We Serve
Lillian Hellman – The North Star
Allan Scott – So Proudly We Hail!

1942

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger – One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

Frank Butler, Don Hartman – Road To Morocco
W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler – Wake Island
George Oppenheimer – The War Against Mrs. Hadley
Michael Kanin, Ring Lardner – Woman of the Year

1941

Herman Mankiewicz, Orson Welles – Citizen Kane

Norman Krasna – The Devil and Miss Jones
Harry Chandlee, Abem Finkel, John Huston, Howard Koch – Sergeant York
Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware – Tall, Dark and Handsome
Paul Jarrico – Tom, Dick and Harry

1940

Preston Sturges – The Great McGinty

Ben Hecht – Angels Over Broadway
Norman Burnside, Heinz Herald, John Huston – Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison – Foreign Correspondent
Charles Chaplin – The Great Dictator