Top Screenplay Lists by Award



ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

2016 - MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Screenplay by Kenneth Lonergan
Directed by Kenneth Lonergan

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges.

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2015 - SPOTLIGHT
Screenplay by Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer
Directed by Tom McCarthy

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Rucci

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2014 - BIRDMAN
Screenplay by Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Michael Keaton, Zack Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Risenborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts

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2013 - HER
Screenplay by Spike Jonze
Directed by Spike Jonze

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, and Scarlett Johansson

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2012 - DJANGO UNCHAINED
Screenplay by Quintin Tarantino
Directed by Quintin Tarantino

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson

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2011 - MIDNIGHT IN PARIS     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Woody Allen
Directed by Woody Allen

2010 - THE KING'S SPEECH     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by David Seidler
Directed by Tom Hooper

2009 - THE HURT LOCKER     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Mark Boal
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow

2008 - MILK     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Dustin Lance Black
Directed by Gus Van Sant

2007 - JUNO     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Diablo Cody
Directed by Jason Reitman

2006 - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Woody Allen
Directed by Woody Allen

2005 - CRASH     Read the screenplay!
Screenplay by Paul Haggis
Directed by Paul Haggis