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Day Of Atonement by Samson Raphaelson1927/8
The Caballero's Way by O. Henry1928/29
The Green Hat by Michael Arlen1928/29
THE LAST OF MRS. CHEYNEY: A COMEDY IN THRE ACTS. by Frederick Lonsdale1928/29
The sentimentalists by Dale Collins1928/29
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque1929/30
Disraeli by Louis N. Parker1929/30
Ex-Wife by Ursula Parrott1929/30
The Criminal Code by Martin Flavin1930/31
Holiday: A Comedy in Three Acts by Philip Barry1930/31
Little Caesar by William Riley Burnett1930/31
Skippy by Percy Crosby1930/31
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis1931/32
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson1931/32
Madame La Gimp by Damon Runyon1932/33
State Fair by Phil Stong1932/33
The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett1934
Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini1935
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer by Francis Yeats-Brown1935
Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis1936
My Man Godfrey by Eric Hatch1936
Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling1937
Stage Door by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman1937
The Citadel by A. J. Cronin1938
You Can't Take it With You by Moss Hart1938
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton1939
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington [screenplay] by Sidney Buchman1939
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë1939
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck1940
Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morley1940
The Long Voyage Home and Other Plays (Dover Thrift Editions) by Eugene O'Neill1940
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier1940
Hold Back the Dawn by Ketti Frings1941
How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn1941
The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman1941
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett1941
Lou Gehrig, Pride of the Yankees by Paul Gallico1942
Random Harvest by James Hilton1942
Buried Alive by Arnold Bennett1943
The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel1943
Watch on the Rhine by Lillian Hellman1943
Angel Street: A Victorian Thriller in Three Acts by Patrick Hamilton1944
Laura by Vera Caspary1944
Meet me in St. Louis by Sally Benson1944
Three of a Kind by James M. Cain1944
Brave Men by Ernie Pyle1945
Here Is Your War by Ernie Pyle1945
Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain1945
Al Schmid,: Marine, by Roger Place Butterfield1945
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith1945
Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon1946
Still Life by Noel Coward1946
The Brick Foxhole by Richard Brooks1947
Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson1947
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens1947
Johnny Belinda by Elmer Harris1948
The Snake Pit by Mary Jane Ward1948
The Snake Pit [1948 film] by Anatole Litvak1948
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren1949
The Basement Room by Graham Greene1949
Bicycle Thieves by Luigi Bartolini1949
Champion by Ring Lardner1949
The Asphalt Jungle by William Riley Burnett1950
Blood Brother by Eliott Arnold1950
Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin1950
Father of the Bride by Edward Streeter1950
The African Queen by C. S. Forester1951
Detective Story. by Sidney Kingsley1951
Reigen / Liebelei by Arthur Schnitzler1951
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams1951
The Man in the White Suit [1951 film] by Alexander Mackendrick1952
Operation Cicero by L. C. Moyzisch1952
The Quiet Man and Other Stories by Maurice Walsh1952
The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat1953
Love of Seven Dolls by Paul Gallico1953
Shane by Jack Schaefer1953
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk1954
Rear Window and Other Stories by Cornell Woolrich1954
Sabrina Fair by Samuel Taylor1954
The Sobbin' Women by Stephen Vincent Benét1954
The Blackboard Jungle by Ed McBain1955
East of Eden by John Steinbeck1955
Baby Doll by Tennessee Williams1956
The Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West1956
Giant by Edna Ferber1956
Lust for Life by Irving Stone1956
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison by Charles Shaw1957
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious1957
Sayonara by James A. Michener1957
Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose1957
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams1958
The Horse's Mouth by Joyce Cary1958
Separate Tables by Terence Rattigan1958
Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver1959
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace1959
The Nun's Story by Kathryn Hulme1959
Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence1960
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence1960
The Sundowners by Jon Cleary1960
Tunes of Glory by James Kennaway1960
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote1961
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote1961
The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean1961
The Hustler by Walter Tevis1961
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare1961
West Side Story: A Novelization by Irving Shulman1961
Lisa and David: Extraordinary Story of Two Troubled Adolescents Struggling to Find Their Places in the Real World by Theodore Isaac Rubin1962
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov1962
The Miracle Worker [play] by William Gibson1962
Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Rosten1963
Les dimanches de Ville-d'Avray. by Eschasseriaux Bernard1963
Horseman, Pass By : A Novel by Larry McMurtry1963
The Lilies of the Field by William E. Barrett1963
Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers1964
My Fair Lady: A Musical Play in Two Acts Based on "Pygmalion" by Bernard Shaw by Alan Jay Lerner1964
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw1964
Red Alert by Peter Bryant1964
Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis1964
Ballad of Cat Ballou by Roy Chanslor1965
The Collector by John Fowles1965
Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter1965
A Thousand Clowns: A Comedy in Three Acts by Herb Gardner1965
Alfie by Bill Naughton1966
The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming by Nathaniel Benchley1966
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee1966
Cool Hand Luke: A Novel by Donn Pearce1967
The Graduate by Charles Webb1967
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote1967
Ulysses by James Joyce1967
A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence1968
The Odd Couple by Neil Simon1968
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens1968
Oliver! [libretto] by Lionel Bart1968
Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin1968
Anne of the Thousand Days by Maxwell Anderson1969
Crime novels: American noir of the 1930s and 40s by Robert Polito1969
Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth1969
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? by Horace McCoy1969
Z by Vassilis Vassilikos1969
Airport by Arthur Hailey1970
Lovers and Other Strangers by Renee Taylor1970
I Never Sang For My Father by Robert Anderson1970
Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence1970
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess1971
The Conformist by Alberto Moravia1971
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani1971
The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry1971
I Am a Camera by John Van Druten1972
The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood1972
Cabaret: The Illustrated Book and Lyrics by Joe Masteroff1972
The cat's pajamas & Witch's milk; two novels by Peter De Vries1972
The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg1972
Sounder by William H. Armstrong1972
Unto A Good Land by Vilhelm Moberg1972
The Last Detail by Darryl Ponicsan1973
The Paper Chase by John Jay Osborn Jr1973
Paper Moon by Joe David Brown1973
Serpico by Peter Maas1973
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler1974
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley1974
Lenny: A Play, Based on the Life and Words of Lenny Bruce (Evergreen Black Cat B-355) by Julian Barry1974
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie1974
Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray1975
The Man Who Would Be King & Other Stories (Wordsworth Classics) by Rudyard Kipling1975
The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon1975
Bound for Glory by Woody Guthrie1976
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution by Nicholas Meyer1976
The Story of My Life by Giacomo Girolamo Casanova1976
Voyage of the Damned by Gordon Thomas1976
Equus by Peter Shaffer1977
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg1977
Oh, God!: A Novel by Avery Corman1977
The Woman and the Puppet by Pierre Louÿs1977
Bloodbrothers by Richard Price1978
California Suite by Neil Simon1978
Heaven Can Wait: Comedy-Fantasy in Three Acts [play] by Harry Segall1978
Same Time, Next Year by Bernard Slade1978
Crystal Lee, a woman of inheritance by Henry P. Leifermann1979
E=mc2, mon amour by Patrick Cauvin1979
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad1979
Breaker Morant [1980 film] by Bruce Beresford1980
The Elephant Man : A Study in Human Dignity by Ashley Montagu1980
Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences by Sir Frederick Treves1980
Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter by Loretta Lynn1980
The Stunt Man by Paul Brodeur1980
The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles1981
Prince of the City by Robert Daley1981
Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow1981
The Boat by Lothar-Günther Buchheim1982
Sophie's Choice by William Styron1982
The Verdict by Barry Reed1982
Betrayal by Harold Pinter1983
The Dresser by Ronald Harwood1983
Educating Rita by Willy Russell1983
The Death and Life of Dith Pran by Sydney H. Schanberg1984
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster1984
A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller1984
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs1984
The Color Purple by Alice Walker1985
Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig1985
Prizzi's Honor by Richard Condon1985
The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote1985
The Body by Stephen King1986
Children of a lesser god by Mark Medoff1986
The Color of Money by Walter Tevis1986
Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley1986
The Dead by James Joyce1987
My Life as a Dog by Reidar Jönsson1987
The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford1987
The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler1988
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens1988
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera1988
Born on the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic1989
Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer1989
My Left Foot by Christy Brown1989
Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella1989
Awakenings by Oliver Sacks1990
The Grifters by Jim Thompson1990
Reversal of Fortune: Inside the Von Bulow Case by Alan M. Dershowitz1990
Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi1990
Crossfire by Jim Marrs1991
Europa, Europa by Sally Perel1991
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg1991
On the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison1991
The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy1991
The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim1992
The Player by Michael Tolkin1992
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories by Norman Maclean1992
Scent of a Woman by Giovanni Arpino1992
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton1993
Proved Innocent by Gerry Conlon1993
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro1993
Shadowlands by William Nicholson1993
The Madness of George III : A Play by Alan Bennett1994
Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo1994
Remembering America: A Voice from the Sixties by Richard N. Goodwin1994
The Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King1994
Leaving Las Vegas by John O'Brien1995
Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell1995
The Postman by Antonio Skármeta1995
The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith1995
The Crucible by Arthur Miller1996
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje1996
Hamlet by William Shakespeare1996
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh1996
American Hero by Larry Beinhart1997
Donnie Brasco by Joseph D. Pistone1997
Sweet Hereafter: A Novel by Russell Banks1997
The Wings of the Dove by Henry James1997
Out of Sight by Elmore Leonard1998
Primary Colors by Joe Klein1998
A Simple Plan by Scott Smith1998
The Thin Red Line by James Jones1998
Election by Tom Perrotta1999
The Green Mile by Stephen King1999
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith1999
Chocolat by Joanne Harris2000
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Volume 1 by Wang Du Lu2000
The Iliad / The Odyssey by Homer2000
The Insider [1999 film] by Michael Mann2000
Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon2000
The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien2001
Ghost World by Daniel Clowes2001
In the bedroom : seven stories by Andre Dubus2001
Shrek! by William Steig2001
About a Boy by Nick Hornby2002
Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville (script) by Fred Ebb2002
The Hours by Michael Cunningham2002
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean2002
American Splendor and More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar by Harvey Pekar2003
City of God: A Novel by Paulo Lins2003
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane2003
Our Cancer Year by Harvey Pekar2003
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand2003
Finding Neverland [2004 film] by Marc Forster2004
The motorcycle diaries : a journey around South America by Ernesto "Che" () Guevara2004
Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner by F. X. Toole2004
Traveling with Che Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary by Alberto Granado2004
Capote: A Biography by Gerald Clarke2005
The Constant Gardener by John Le Carré2005
A History of Violence by John Wagner2005
Munich : screenplay by Tony Kushner2005
Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team by George Jonas2005
The Children of Men by P. D. James2006
Little Children: A Novel by Tom Perrotta2006
Notes on a Scandal by Zoë Heller2006
Atonement by Ian McEwan2007
Away From Her [2006 film] by Sarah Polley2007
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby2007
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice Munro2007
Oil! by Upton Sinclair2007
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald2008
Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley2008
Frost/Nixon: A Play by Peter Morgan2008
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink2008
An Education by Lynn Barber2009
Up in the Air by Walter Kirn2009
Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston2010
True Grit by Charles Portis2010
Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell2010
Farragut North - Acting Edition by Beau Willimon2011
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick2011
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis2011
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré2011
Juicy and Delicious by Lucy Alibar2012
Life of Pi by Yann Martel2012
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick2012
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin2012
A captain's duty : Somali pirates, Navy SEALs and dangerous days at sea by Richard Phillips2013
Philomena by Martin Sixsmith2013
The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort2013
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn2014
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon2014
Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind The Theory of Everything by Jane Hawking2014
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed2014
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis2015
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín2015
The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith2015
Room by Emma Donoghue2015
Fences by August Wilson2016
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly2016
A Long Way Home: A Memoir by Saroo Brierley2016
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang2016

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The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States. It is awarded each year to the writer of a screenplay adapted from another source (usually a novel, play, short story, or TV show but also sometimes another film).

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