Academy Awards: Writing

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  1. 1928 - 7th Heaven; Benjamin Glazer (Dir: Frank Borzage)
  2. 1928 - Underworld; Ben Hecht, Joseph Farnham (Dir: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson)
  3. 1929 - The Patriot; Hans Kraly (Dir: Ernst Lubitsch)
  4. 1930 - The Big House; Frances Marion (Dirs: George W. Hill, Ward Wing)
  5. 1931 - Cimarron; Howard Estabrook (Dir: Wesley Ruggles)
  6. 1931 - The Dawn Patrol; John Monk Saunders, Dan Totheroh, Howard Hawks, Seton I. Miller (Dir: Howard Hawks)
  7. 1932 - Bad Girl; Edwin Burke (Dir: Frank Borzage)
  8. 1932 - The Champ; Frances Marion (Dir: King Vidor)
  9. 1933 - Little Women; Vistor Heerman, Sarah Y. Mason (Dir: George Cukor)
  10. 1933 - One Way Passage; Robert Lord (Dir: Tay Garnett)
  11. 1934 - It Happened One Night; Robert Riskin (Dir: Frank Capra)
  12. 1934 - Manhattan Melodrama; Arthur Caesar (Dir: Troy Duffy)
  13. 1935 - The Informer; Dudley Nichols (Dir: John Ford)
  14. 1935 - The Scoundrel; Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur (Dirs: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur)
  15. 1936 - The Story Of Louis Pasteur; Pierre Collings, Sheridan Gibney (Dir: William Dieterle)
  16. 1937 - The Life Of Emile Zola; Norman Reilly Raine, Heinz Herald, Geza Herczeg (Dir: William Dieterle)
  17. 1937 - A Star Is Born; William A. Wellman, Robert Carson (Dirs: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway)
  18. 1938 - Boys Town; Dore Schary, Eleanore Griffin (Dir: Norman Taurog)
  19. 1938 - Pygmalion; Cecil Lewis, W. P. Lipscomb, Ian Dalrymple; George Bernard Shaw (Screenplay) (Dirs: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard)
  20. 1939 - Gone With The Wind; Sidney Howard (Dirs: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood)
  21. 1939 - Mr. Smith Goes To Washington; Lewis R. Foster (Dir: Frank Capra)
  22. 1940 - Arise, My Love; Benjamin Glazer, John S. Toldy (Dir: Mitchell Leisen)
  23. 1940 - The Great McGinty; Preston Sturges (Dir: Preston Sturges)
  24. 1940 - The Philadelphia Story; Donald Ogden Stewart (Dir: George Cukor)
  25. 1941 - Citizen Kane; Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles (Dir: Orson Welles)
  26. 1941 - Here Comes Mr. Jordan; Sidney Buchman, Seton I. Miller, Harry Segall (Dir: Alexander Hall)
  27. 1942 - 49th Parallel; Emeric Pressburger (Dir: Michael Powell)
  28. 1942 - Mrs. Miniver; Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West (Dir: William Wyler
  29. 1942 - Woman of the Year; Ring Lardner, Jr., Michael Kanin (Dir: George Stevens)
  30. 1943 - Casablanca; Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch (Dir: Michael Curtiz)
  31. 1943 - The Human Comedy; William Saroyan (Dir: Clarence Brown)
  32. 1943 - Princess O'Rourke; Norman Krasna (Dir: Norman Krasna)
  33. 1944 - Going My Way; Frank Butler, Frank Cavett, Leo McCarey (Dir: Leo McCarey)
  34. 1944 - Wilson; Lamar Trotti (Dir: Henry King)
  35. 1945 - The House On 92nd Street; Charles G. Booth (Dir: Henry Hathaway)
  36. 1945 - The Lost Weekend; Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder (Dir: Billy Wilder)
  37. 1945 - Marie-Louise; Richard Schweizer (Dirs: Leopold Lindtberg, Hermann Haller, Franz Schnyder)
  38. 1946 - The Best Years of Our Lives; Robert E. Sherwood (Dir: William Wyler)
  39. 1946 - The Seventh Veil; Muriel Box, Sydney Box (Dir: Compton Bennett)
  40. 1946 - Vacation from Marriage [Perfect Strangers]; Clemence Dane (Dir: Alexander Korda)
  41. 1947 - The Bachelor And The Bobby-Soxer; Sidney Sheldon (Dir: Irving Reis)
  42. 1947 - Miracle on 34th Street; George Seaton, Valentine Davies (Dir:
  43. 1948 - The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre; John Huston (Dir: John Huston)
  44. 1949 - A Letter To Three Wives; Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  45. 1948 - The Search; Richard Schweizer, David Wechsler (Dir: Fred Zinnemann)
  46. 1949 - Battleground; Robert Pirosh (Dir: William A. Wellman)
  47. 1949 - The Stratton Story; Douglas Morrow (Dir: Sam Wood)
  48. 1950 - All About Eve; Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  49. 1950 - Panic In The Streets; Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt (Dir: Elia Kazan)
  50. 1950 - Sunset Blvd.; Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D. M. Marshman, Jr. (Dir: Billy Wilder)
  51. 1951 - An American In Paris; Alan Jay Lerner (Dir: Vincente Minnelli)
  52. 1951 - A Place In The Sun; Michael Wilson, Harry Brown (Dir: George Stevens)
  53. 1951 - Seven Days To Noon; Paul Dehn, James Bernard (Dirs: John Boulting, Roy Boulting)
  54. 1952 - The Bad and the Beautiful; Charles Schnee (Dir: Vincente Minnelli)
  55. 1952 - The Greatest Show On Earth; Frederic M. Frank, Theodore St. John, Frank Cavett (Dir: Cecil B. DeMille )
  56. 1952 - The Lavender Hill Mob; T. E. B. Clarke (Dir: Charles Crichton)
  57. 1953 - From Here To Eternity; Daniel Taradash (Dir: Fred Zinnemann
  58. 1953 - Roman Holiday; Dalton Trumbo (Ian McLellan Hunter [alias]) (Dir: William Wyler)
  59. 1953 - Titanic; Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch & Richard Breen (Dir: Jean Negulesco)
  60. 1954 - Broken Lance; Richard Murphy, Philip Yordan (Dir: Edward Dmytryk)
  61. 1954 - The Country Girl; George Seaton (Dir: George Seaton)
  62. 1954 - On The Waterfront; Budd Schulberg (Dir: Elia Kazan)
  63. 1955 - Interrupted Melody; William Ludwig, Sonya Levien (Dir: Curtis Bernhardt)
  64. 1955 - Love Me or Leave Me; Daniel Fuchs (Dir: Charles Vidor)
  65. 1955 - Marty; Paddy Chayefsky (Dir: Delbert Mann)
  66. 1956 - Around The World In 80 Days; James Poe, John Farrow & S. J. Perelman (Dir: Michael Anderson)
  67. 1956 - The Brave One; Dalton Trumbo, (Robert Rich [alias]) (Dir: Irving Rapper)
  68. 1956 - The Red Balloon [Le ballon rouge]; Albert Lamorisse (Dir: Albert Lamoriss)
  69. 1957 - The Bridge On The River Kwai; Pierre Boulle [front], Michael Wilson & Carl Foreman (both blacklisted at the time, with no screen credit; awarded Oscars posthumously in 1984) (Dir: David Lean)
  70. 1957 - Designing Woman; George Wells (Dir: Vincente Minnelli)
  71. 1958 - The Defiant Ones; Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith (Dir: Stanley Kramer)
  72. 1958 - Gigi; Alan Jay Lerner (Dir: Vincente Minnelli)
  73. 1959 - Pillow Talk; Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro & Maurice Richlin (Dir: Michael Gordon)
  74. 1959 - Room At The Top; Neil Paterson (Dir: Jack Clayton)
  75. 1960 - The Apartment; Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond (Dir: Billy Wilder)
  76. 1960 - Elmer Gantry; Richard Brooks (Dir: Richard Brooks)
  77. 1961 - Judgment At Nuremberg; Abby Mann (Dir: Stanley Kramer)
  78. 1961 - Splendor In The Grass; William Inge (Dir: Elia Kazan)
  79. 1962 - Divorce - Italian Style [Divorzio all'italiana]; Ennio de Concini, Alfredo Giannetti & Pietro Germi (Dir: Pietro Germi)
  80. 1962 - To Kill A Mockingbird; Horton Foote (Dir: Robert Mulligan)
  81. 1963 - How The West Was Won; James R. Webb (Dirs: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe)
  82. 1963 - Tom Jones; John Osborne (Dir: Tony Richardson)
  83. 1964 - Becket; Edward Anhalt (Dir: Peter Glenville)
  84. 1964 - Father Goose; S. H. Barnett, Peter Stone & Frank Tarloff (Dir: Ralph Nelson)
  85. 1965 - Darling; Frederic Raphael (Dir: John Schlesinger)
  86. 1965 - Doctor Zhivago; Robert Bolt (Dir: David Lean)
  87. 1966 - A Man And A Woman [Un homme et une femme]; Claude Lelouch & Pierre Uytterhoeven (Dir: Claude Lelouch)
  88. 1966 - A Man For All Seasons; Robert Bolt (Dir: Fred Zinnemann)
  89. 1967 - Guess Who's Coming To Dinner; William Rose (Dir: Stanley Kramer)
  90. 1967 - In The Heat Of The Night; Stirling Silliphant (Dir: Norman Jewison)
  91. 1968 - The Lion In Winter; James Goldman (Dir: Anthony Harvey)
  92. 1968 - The Producers; Mel Brooks (Dir: Mel Brooks)
  93. 1969 - Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid; William Goldman (Dir: George Roy Hill)
  94. 1969 - Midnight Cowboy; Waldo Salt (Dir: John Schlesinger)
  95. 1970 - M*A*S*H; Ring Lardner, Jr. (Dir: Robert Altman)
  96. 1970 - Patton; Francis Ford Coppola & Edmund H. North (Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner)
  97. 1971 - The French Connection; Ernest Tidyman (Dir: William Friedkin)
  98. 1971 - The Hospital; Paddy Chayefsky (Dir: Arthur Hiller)
  99. 1972 - The Candidate; Jeremy Larner (Dir: Michael Ritchie)
  100. 1972 - The Godfather; Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola (Dir: Francis Ford Coppola)
  101. 1973 - The Exorcist; William Peter Blatty (Dir: William Friedkin)
  102. 1973 - The Sting; David S. Ward (Dir: George Roy Hill)
  103. 1974 - Chinatown; Robert Towne (Dir: Roman Polaski)
  104. 1974 - The Godfather Part II; Francis Ford Coppola & Mario Puzo (Dir: Francis Ford Coppola)
  105. 1975 - Dog Day Afternoon; Frank Pierson (Dir: Sidney Lumet)
  106. 1975 - One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest; Lawrence Hauben & Bo Goldman (Dir: Milos Forman)
  107. 1976 - All The President's Men; William Goldman (Dir: Alan J. Pakula)
  108. 1976 - Network; Paddy Chayefsky (Dir: Sidney Lumet)
  109. 1977 - Annie Hall; Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman (Dir: Woody Allen)
  110. 1977 - Julia; Alvin Sargent (Dir: Fred Zinnemann)
  111. 1978 - Coming Home; Nancy Dowd, Waldo Salt & Robert C. Jones (Dir: Hal Ashby)
  112. 1978 - Midnight Express; Oliver Stone (Dir: Alan Parker)
  113. 1979 - Breaking Away; Steve Tesich (Dir: Peter Yates)
  114. 1979 - Kramer Vs. Kramer; Robert Benton (Dir: Robert Benton)
  115. 1980 - Melvin And Howard; Bo Goldman (Dir: Jonathan Demme)
  116. 1980 - Ordinary People; Alvin Sargent (Dir: Robert Redford)
  117. 1981 - Chariots Of Fire; Colin Welland (Dir: Hugh Hudson)
  118. 1981 - On Golden Pond; Ernest Thompson (Dir: Mark Rydell)
  119. 1982 - Gandhi; John Briley (Dir: Richard Attenborough)
  120. 1982 - Missing; Costa-Gavras & Donald Stewart (Dir: Costa-Gavras)
  121. 1983 - Tender Mercies; Horton Foote (Dir: Bruce Beresford)
  122. 1983 - Terms Of Endearment; James L. Brooks (Dir: James L. Brooks)
  123. 1984 - Amadeus; Peter Shaffer (Dir: Milos Forman)
  124. 1984 - Places In The Heart; Robert Benton (Dir: Robert Benton)
  125. 1985 - Out Of Africa; Kurt Luedtke (Dir: Sydney Pollack)
  126. 1985 - Witness; Earl W. Wallace, William Kelley & Pamela Wallace (Dir: Peter Weir)
  127. 1986 - Hannah And Her Sisters; Woody Allen (Dir: Woody Allen)
  128. 1986 - A Room With A View; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Dir: James Ivory)
  129. 1987 - The Last Emperor; Mark Peploe & Bernardo Bertolucci (Dir: Bernardo Bertolucci)
  130. 1987 - Moonstruck; John Patrick Shanley (Dir: Norman Jewison)
  131. 1988 - Dangerous Liaisons; Christopher Hampton (Dir: Stephen Frears)
  132. 1988 - Rain Man; Ronald Bass & Barry Morrow ; (Dir: Barry Levinson)
  133. 1989 - Dead Poets Society; Tom Schulman (Dir: Peter Weir)
  134. 1989 - Driving Miss Daisy; Alfred Uhry (Dir: Bruce Beresford)
  135. 1990 - Dances With Wolves; Michael Blake (Dir: Kevin Costner)
  136. 1990 - Ghost; Bruce Joel Rubin (Dir: Jerry Zucker)
  137. 1991 - The Silence Of The Lambs; Ted Tally (Dir: Jonathan Demme)
  138. 1991 - Thelma & Louise; Callie Khouri (Dir: Ridley Scott)
  139. 1992 - The Crying Game; Neil Jordan (Dir: Neil Jordan)
  140. 1992 - Howards End; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Dir: James Ivory)
  141. 1993 - The Piano; Jane Campion (Dir: Jane Campion)
  142. 1993 - Schindler's List; Steven Zaillian (Dir: Steven Speilberg)
  143. 1994 - Forrest Gump; Eric Roth (Dir: Robert Zemeckis)
  144. 1994 - Pulp Fiction; Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avery (Dir: Quentin Tarantino)
  145. 1995 - Sense And Sensibility; Emma Thompson (Dir: )
  146. 1995 - The Usual Suspects; Christopher McQuarrie (Dir: Bryan Singer)
  147. 1996 - Fargo; Ethan Coen & Joel Coen (Dirs: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
  148. 1996 - Sling Blade; Billy Bob Thornton (Dir: Billy Bob Thornton)
  149. 1997 - Good Will Hunting; Ben Affleck & Matt Damon (Dir: Gus Van Sant)
  150. 1997 - L.A. Confidential; Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson (Dir: Curtis Hanson)
  151. 1998 - Gods And Monsters; Bill Condon (Dir: Bill Condon)
  152. 1998 - Shakespeare In Love; Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard (Dir: John Madden)
  153. 1999 - American Beauty; Alan Ball (Dir: Sam Mendes)
  154. 1999 - The Cider House Rules; John Irving (Dir: Lasse Hallström)
  155. 2000 - Almost Famous; Cameron Crowe (Dir: Cameron Crowe)
  156. 2000 - Traffic; Stephen Gaghan (Dir: Steven Soderbergh)
  157. 2001 - A Beautiful Mind; Akiva Goldsman (Dir: Ron Howard)
  158. 2001 - Gosford Park; Julian Fellows (Dir: Robert Altman)
  159. 2002 - The Pianist; Ronald Harwood (Dir: Roman Polanski)
  160. 2002 - Talk To Her [Hable con ella]; Pedro Almodóvar (Dir: Pedro Almodóvar)
  161. 2003 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; Frances Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson (Dir: Peter Jackson)
  162. 2003 - Lost in Translation; Sofia Coppola (Dir: Sofia Coppola)
  163. 2004 - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry and Pierre Bismuth (Dir: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry and Pierre Bismuth)
  164. 2004 - Sideways; Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor (Dir: Alexander Payne)
  165. 2005 - Brokeback Mountain; Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana (Dir: Ang Lee)
  166. 2005 - Crash; Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco (Dir: Paul Haggis)
  167. 2006 - The Departed; William Monahan (Dir: Martin Scorcese)
  168. 2006 - Little Miss Sunshine; Michael Arndt (Dirs: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris)
  169. 2007 - Juno; Diablo Cody (Dir: Jason Reitman)
  170. 2007 - No Country For Old Men; Joel and Ethan Coen (Dir: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen)
  171. 2008 - Milk; Dustin Lance Black (Dir: Gus Van Sant)
  172. 2008 - Slumdog Millionaire; Simon Beaufoy (Dir: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan)
  173. 2009 - The Hurt Locker; Mark Boal (Dir: Katheryn Bigelow)
  174. 2009 - Precious [Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire] ; Geoffrey Fletcher (Dir: Lee Daniels)
  175. 2010 - The Social Network; Aaron Sorkin (Dir: David Fincher)
  176. 2010 - The King's Speech; David Seidler (Dir: Tom Hooper)
  177. 2011 - Midnight in Paris; Woody Allen (Dir: Woody Allen)
  178. 2011 - The Descendants; Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Kaui Hart Hemmings (Dir: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
  179. 2012 - Django Unchained; Quentin Tarantino (Dir: Quentin Tarantino)
  180. 2012 - Argo; Chris Terrio (Dir: Ben Affleck)
  181. 2013 - Her (2013; Spike Jonze)
  182. 2013 - 12 Years a Slave (2013; Steve McQueen)
Author Comments: 

This is for any type of Oscar for screenwriting, whether original or adapted.