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Book awards: Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

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Citizen Kane [1941 film] by Orson Welles1941
Sunset Boulevard [1950 film] by Billy Wilder1950
An American in Paris [1951 film] by Vincente Minnelli1951
The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse1956
Pillow Talk [1959 film] by Michael Gordon1959
The Apartment [1960 film] by Billy Wilder1960
Splendor in the Grass by William Inge1961
Divorce, Italian Style [1961 film] by Pietro Germi1962
How the West Was Won [1962 film] by John Ford1963
Father Goose [1960 film] by Ralph Nelson1964
Darling by Frederic Raphael1965
A Man and A Woman [1966 film] by Claude Lelouch1966
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner [1967 film] by Stanley Kramer1967
The Producers [1968 film] by Mel Brooks1968
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (Screenplay) by William Goldman1969
Patton [1970 film] by Franklin J. Schaffner1970
The Candidate by Jeremy Larner1972
The Candidate [1972 film] by Michael Ritchie1972
The Sting [1973 film] by George Roy Hill1973
Chinatown [screenplay] by Robert Towne1974
Network by Paddy Chayefsky1976
Annie Hall [1977 film] by Woody Allen1977
Breaking Away by Steve Tesich1979
Melvin and Howard [screenplay] by Bo Goldman1980
Chariots of Fire [1981 film] by Hugh Hudson1981
Tender Mercies [1983 film] by Bruce Beresford1983
Places in the Heart [1984 film] by Robert Benton1984
Witness by William Kelley1985
Hannah and her sisters [1986 film] by Woody Allen1986
Rain Man [1988 film] by Barry Levinson1988
Dead Poets Society [screenplay] by Tom Schulman1989
Ghost [1990 film] by Jerry Zucker1990
Thelma & Louise [screenplay] by Callie Khouri1991
The Crying Game [1992 film] by Neil Jordan1992
The Usual Suspects [screenplay] by Christopher McQuarrie1995
Fargo: Screenplay by Joel Coen1996
Good Will Hunting [1997 film] by Gus Van Sant1997
Shakespeare in Love: A Screenplay by Marc Norman1998
American Beauty: The Shooting Script by Alan Ball1999
Almost Famous [2000 film] by Cameron Crowe2000
Gosford Park: The Shooting Script by Julian Fellowes2001
Talk to Her [2002 film] by Pedro Almodóvar2002
Lost in Translation [2003 film] by Sofia Coppola2003
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind [2004 film] by Michel Gondry2004
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: The Shooting Script by Charlie Kaufman2004
Crash [2004 film] by Paul Haggis2005
Little Miss Sunshine: The Shooting Script by Michael Arndt2006
Juno: The Shooting Script by Diablo Cody2007
Milk: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Script) by Dustin Lance Black2008

Award description

For best script not based on previously published material. Offshoot of Academy Award for Best Writing (pre 1940). Also known as Story and Screenplay and Screenplay Written Directly for Screen. There was no original screenplay award prior to 1940 and in 1948.


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