Precursor History: Writers Guild of America (Picture)

Category Details

Category Active: 1948 – Present

Note

The comparisons to Oscar below are based on the WGA’s correlation to Best Picture.

Key

Precursor Winner
[O] – Oscar Nominee
[O] – Oscar Winner

Decade Shortcuts

2010s | 2000s | 1990s | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s | 1950s | 1940s

2010s

2013

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

American Hustle [O]
Blue Jasmine
Dallas Buyers Club [O]
Her [O]
Nebraska [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

August: Osage County
Before Midnight
Captain Phillips [O]
Lone Survivor
The Wolf of Wall Street [O]

2012

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Flight
Looper
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Argo [O]
Life of Pi [O]
Lincoln [O]
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook [O]

2011

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Bridesmaids
50/50
Midnight in Paris [O]
Win Win
Young Adult

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Descendants [O]
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Help [O]
Hugo [O]
Moneyball [O]

2010

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Black Swan [O]
The Fighter [O]
Inception [O]
The Kids Are All Right [O]
Please Give

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

I Love You, Phillips Morris
127 Hours [O]
The Social Network [O]
The Town
True Grit [O]

2000s

2009

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Avatar [O]
(500) Days of Summer
The Hangover
The Hurt Locker [O]
A Serious Man [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Crazy Heart
Julie & Julia
Precious [O]
Star Trek
Up in the Air [O]

2008

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Burn After Reading
Milk [O]
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
The Visitor
The Wrestler

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button{O} [O]
The Dark Knight
Doubt
Frost/Nixon [O]
Slumdog Millionaire [O]

2007

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Juno [O]
Knocked Up
Lars and the Real Girl
Michael Clayton [O]
The Savages

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men [O]
There Will Be Blood [O]
Zodiac

2006

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Babel [O]
Little Miss Sunshine [O]
The Queen [O]
Stranger Than Fiction
United 93

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Borat
The Departed [O]
The Devil Wears Prada
Little Children
Thank You for Smoking

2005

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Cinderella Man
Crash [O]
The 40 Year-Old Virgin
Good Night, and Good Luck [O]
The Squid and the Whale

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Brokeback Mountain [O]
Capote [O]
The Constant Gardener
A History of Violence
Syriana

2004

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Aviator [O]
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind{O}
Garden State
Hotel Rwanda
Kinsey

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Before Sunset
Mean Girls
Million Dollar Baby [O]
The Motorcycle Diaries
Sideways [O]

2003

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Bend It Like Beckham
Dirty Pretty Things
In America
Lost in Translation [O]
The Station Agent

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

American Splendor
Cold Mountain
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [O]
Mystic River [O]
Seabiscuit [O]

2002

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Antwone Fisher
Bowling for Columbine
Far From Heaven
Gangs of New York
My Big Fat Greek Wedding

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

About a Boy
About Schmidt
Adaptation
Chicago
The Hours

2001

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Gosford Park [O]
The Man Who Wasn’t There
Monster’s Ball
Moulin Rouge [O]
The Royal Tenenbaums

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

A Beautiful Mind
Black Hawk Down
Bridget Jones’s Diary
Ghost World
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2000

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Almost Famous
Best in Show
Billy Elliot
Erin Brockovich [O]
You Can Count on Me

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Chocolat [O]
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [O]
High Fidelity
Traffic [O]
Wonder Boys

1990s

1999

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

American Beauty [O]
Being John Malkovich
Magnolia
The Sixth Sense [O]
Three Kings

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Cider House Rules [O]
Election
The Insider [O]
October Sky
The Talented Mr. Ripley

1998

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Bulworth
The Opposite of Sex
Saving Private Ryan [O]
Shakespeare in Love [O]
The Truman Show

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

A Civil Action
Gods and Monsters
Out of Sight
Primary Colors
A Simple Plan

1997

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

As Good As It Gets [O]
Boogie Nights
The Full Monty [O]
Good Will Hunting [O]
Titanic [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Donnie Brasco
The Ice Storm
L.A. Confidential [O]
Wag the Dog
The Wings of the Dove

1996

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Fargo [O]
Jerry Maguire [O]
Lone Star
Secrets & Lies [O]
Shine [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Birdcage
Emma
The English Patient [O]
Sling Blade
Trainspotting

1995

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The American President
Braveheart [O]
Clueless
Mighty Aphrodite
Muriel’s Wedding

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Apollo 13 [O]
Babe [O]
Get Shorty
Leaving Las Vegas
Sense and Sensibility [O]

1994

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Bullets Over Broadway
Ed Wood
Four Weddings and a Funeral [O]
Heavenly Creatures

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Forrest Gump [O]
Little Women
The Madness of King George
Quiz Show [O]
The Shawshank Redemption [O]

1993

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Dave
In the Line of Fire
Philadelphia
The Piano [O]
Sleepless in Seattle

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Fugitive [O]
In the Name of the Father [O]
The Joy Luck Club
The Remains of the Day [O]
Schindler’s List [O]

1992

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Crying Game [O]
Husbands and Wives
Lorenzo’s Oil
Passion Fish
Unforgiven [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Enchanted April
Glengarry Glen Ross
Howards End [O]
The Player
Scent of a Woman [O]

1991

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Boyz N the Hood
Bugsy [O]
The Fisher King
Grand Canyon
Thelma & Louise

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Commitments
Fried Green Tomatoes
JFK [O]
The Prince of Tides [O]
The Silence of the Lambs [O]

1990

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Alice
Avalon
Ghost [O]
Green Card
Pretty Woman

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Awakenings [O]
Dances with Wolves [O]
Good Fellas [O]
The Grifters
Reversal of Fortune

1980s

1989

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Crimes and Misdemeanors
Dead Poets Society [O]
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Sex, Lies and Videotape
When Harry Met Sally

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Born on the Fourth of July [O]
Driving Miss Daisy [O]
Field of Dreams [O]
Glory
My Left Foot [O]

1988

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Big
Bull Durham
A Fish Called Wanda
Rain Man [O]
Working Girl [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Accidental Tourist [O]
Dangerous Liaisons [O]
Gorillas in the Mist
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Who Framed Roger Rabbit

1987

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Broadcast News [O]
Hope and Glory [O]
The Last Emperor [O]
Moonstruck [O]
Radio Days

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Fatal Attraction [O]
Full Metal Jacket
The Princess Bride
Roxanne
The Untouchables

1986

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Blue Velvet
Hannah and Her Sisters [O]
Mona Lisa
Platoon [O]
Salvador

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Children of a Lesser God [O]
Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Little Shop of Horrors
A Room with a View [O]
Stand by Me

1985

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Back to the Future
Cocoon
Mask
The Purple Rose of Cairo
Witness [O]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Agnes of God
The Color Purple [O]
Out of Africa [O]
Prizzi’s Honor [O]
The Trip to Bountiful

1984

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Broadway Danny Rose
El Norte
Places in the Heart [O]
Romancing the Stone
Splash

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes{O}
The Killing Fields [O]
The Natural
A Passage to India [O]
A Soldier’s Story [O]

1983

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Silkwood
Tender Mercies [O]
WarGames

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Big Chill [O]
Risky Business
Zelig

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Reuben, Reuben
The Right Stuff [O]
The Year of Living Dangerously

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

A Christmas Story
Terms of Endearment [O]
To Be or Not to Be

1982

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial [O]
An Officer and a Gentleman
Shoot the Moon

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Diner
My Favorite Year
Tootsie [O]

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Missing [O]
Sophie’s Choice
The Verdict [O]
The World According to Garp

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Victor/Victoria

1981

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Absence of Malice
Atlantic City [O]
Body Heat
Reds [O]

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Arthur
The Four Seasons
Raiders of the Lost Ark [O]
S.O.B.

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Cutter’s Way
On Golden Pond [O]
Prince of the City
Ragtime

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

First Monday in October
For Your Eyes Only
Rich and Famous

1980

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Fame
Melvin and Howard
My Bodyguard

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Nine to Five
Private Benjamin
Return of the Secaucus 7
Stardust Memories

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Coal Miner’s Daughter [O]
The Elephant Man [O]
The Great Santini
Ordinary People [O]
The Stunt Man

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Airplane!
The Empire Strikes Back
Hopscotch

1970s

1979

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Apocalypse Now [O]
The China Syndrome

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

10
Breaking Away [O]
Manhattan

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Kramer vs. Kramer [O]
Norma Rae [O]

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Being There
A Little Romance
Starting Over

1978

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Coming Home [O]
Days of Heaven
The Deer Hunter [O]
Interiors
An Unmarried Woman [O]

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Animal House
House Calls
Movie Movie
Once in Paris…
A Wedding

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Bloodbrothers
Go Tell the Spartans
Invasions of the Body Snatchers
Midnight Express [O]
Who’ll Stop the Rain

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

California Suite
Heaven Can Wait [O]
Same Time, Next Year
Superman
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

1977

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The Late Show
Saturday Night Fever
The Turning Point [O]

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Annie Hall [O]
The Goodbye Girl [O]
Slap Shot
Star Wars [O]

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Islands in the Stream
Julia [O]
Looking for Mr. Goodbar

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Oh, God!
Semi-Tough
The Spy Who Loved Me

1976

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

The Front
Network [O]
The Omen
Rocky [O]
Taxi Driver [O]

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Bad News Bears
Murder by Death
Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Silent Movie
Silver Streak

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

All the President’s Men [O]
Bound for Glory [O]
Marathone Man
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
The Shootist

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Family Plot
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
The Ritz
Stay Hungry

1975

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Dog Day Afternoon [O]
French Connection II
Nashville [O]
The Wind and the Lion

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Hearts of the West
The Return of the Pink Panther
Shampoo
Smile

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Barry Lyndon [O]
Jaws [O]
The Man in the Glass Booth
The Man Who Would Be King
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest [O]

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Hester Street
The Prisoner of Second Avenue
The Sunshine Boys

1974

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
Chinatown [O]
The Conversation [O]
Harry and Tonto
A Woman Under the Influence

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Blazing Saddles
California Split
Claudine
Phantom of Paradise
The Sugarland Express

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Conrack
The Godfather, Part II [O]
Lenny [O]
The Parallax View
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
The Front Page
Young Frankenstein

1973

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Mean Streets
Payday
Save the Tiger
The Sting [O]
The Way We Were

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

American Graffiti [O]
Blume in Love
Sleeper
Slither
A Touch of Class [O]

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Cinderella Liberty
The Exorcist [O]
The Last Detail
The Paper Chase
Serpico

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

40 Carats
Godspell
Paper Moon

1972

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Bad Company
The Candidate
The Culpepper Cattle Company
The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid
Images

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Get to Know Your Rabbit
Hammersmith Is Out
Minnie and Moskowitz
The War Between Men and Women
What’s Up, Doc?

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Deliverance [O]
The Godfather [O]
Pete ‘n’ Tillie
Slaughterhouse-Five
Sounder [O]

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Avanti!
Butterflies Are Free
Cabaret [O]
The Heartbreak Kid
Travels with My Aunt

1971

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

The Hellstrom Chronicle
Klute
Summer of ’42
Sunday Bloody Sunday

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Bananas
Carnal Knowledge
The Hospital
Made for Each Other
Taking Off

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

A Clockwork Orange [O]
The French Connection [O]
Johnny Got His Gun
The Last Picture Show [O]
McCabe & Mrs. Miller

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Boy Friend
Fiddler on the Roof [O]
Kotch
Little Murders
A New Leaf

1970

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Five Easy Pieces [O]
Love Story [O]
Patton [O]

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Cheyenne Social Club
The Out-of-Towners
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx
Start the Revolution Without Me

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Airport [O]
Catch-22
The Great White Hope
I Never Sang for My Father
Little Big Man

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

M*A*S*H [O]
Lovers and Other Strangers
The Owl and the Pussycat
The Twelve Chairs
Where’s Poppa?

1960s

1969

ORIGINAL DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Alice’s Restaurant
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid [O]
Downhill Racer
Easy Rider
Me, Natalie

ORIGINAL COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium
Popi
Support Your Local Sheriff!
Take the Money and Run

ADAPTED DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Anne of the Thousand Days [O]
Midnight Cowboy [O]
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?
True Grit

ADAPTED COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Cactus Flower
Gaily, Gaily
Goodbye, Columbus
John and Mary
The Reivers

1968

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell
Faces
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
The Brotherhood
The Producers

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Lion in Winter [O]
Petulia
Rachel, Rachel [O]
Rosemary’s Baby

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Hot Millions
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
The Odd Couple
The Producers
Yours, Mine and Ours

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Finian’s Rainbow
Funny Girl [O]
Star!

1967

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Bonnie and Clyde [O]
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
The President’s Analyst

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Bonnie and Clyde [O]
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner [O]
In Cold Blood
In the Heat of the Night [O]
Up the Down Staircase

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Barefoot in the Park
Divorce American Style
The Flim-Flam Man
The Graduate [O]
A Guide for the Married Man

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Camelot
Doctor Dolittle [O]
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Thoroughly Modern Millie

1966

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Harper
The Professionals
The Sand Pebbles [O]
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Fortune Cookie
How to Steal a Million
Our Man Flint
The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming [O]
You’re a Big Boy Now

1965

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

The Collector
A Patch of Blue
The Pawnbroker
Ship of Fools [O]
The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Cat Ballou
The Great Race
That Darn Cat!
A Thousand Clowns [O]
What’s New, Pussycat

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

The Sound of Music [O]

1964

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Becket [O]
The Best Man
The Night of the Iguana
One Potato, Two Potato
Seven Days in May

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb [O]
Father Goose
The Pink Panther
Topkapi
The World of Henry Orient

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Kissin’ Cousins
Mary Poppins [O]
My Fair Lady [O]
Robin and the 7 Hoods
Roustabout
The Unsinkable Molly Brown

1963

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

America, America [O]
The Balcony
Captain Newman, M.D.
The Great Escape
Hud
The Ugly American

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Charade
Irma La Douce
Lilies of the Field [O]
Love with the Proper Stranger
The Thrill of It All

1962

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Billy Budd
Birdman of Alcatraz
Freud
The Miracle Worker
To Kill a Mockingbird [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
The Notorious Landlady
Period of Adjustment
The Pigeon That Took Rome
That Touch of Mink

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Billy Rose’s Jumbo
Gypsy
Hey, Let’s Twist
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man [O]
State Fair

1961

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Fanny [O]
The Hustler [O]
The Innocents
Judgment at Nuremberg [O]
A Raisin in the Sun

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Absent Minded Professor
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
A Majority of One
One, Two, Three
The Parent Trap

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Babes in Toyland
Blue Hawaii
Flower Drum Song
Snow White and the Three Stooges
West Side Story [O]

1960

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Elmer Gantry [O]
Psycho
Sons and Lovers [O]
Spartacus
The Sundowners [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Apartment [O]
The Facts of Life
North to Alaska
Ocean’s Eleven
Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Bells Are Ringing
Can-Can
G.I. Blues
Let’s Make Love

1950s

1959

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Anatomy of a Murder [O]
Ben-Hur [O]
Compulsion
The Diary of Anne Frank [O]
The Nun’s Story [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

A Hole in the Head
North by Northwest
Operation Petticoat
Pillow Talk
Some Like It Hot

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

The Five Pennies
Li’l Abner
Never Steal Anything Small
Porgy and Bess
A Private’s Affair
Say One for Me

1958

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [O]
The Defiant Ones [O]
I Want to Live!
The Long, Hot Summer
Separate Tables [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Hosueboat
Indiscreet
Me and the Colonel
The Reluctant Debutante
Teacher’s Pet

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Damn Yankees!
Gigi [O]
The Girl Most Likely
South Pacific
tom thumb

1957

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
Paths of Glory
Peyton Place [O]
Sayonara [O]
12 Angry Men [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Designing Woman
Don’t Go Near the Water
Love in the Afternoon
Operation Mad Ball
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Funny Face
Les Girls
The Joker Is Wild
The Pajama Game
Pal Joey

1956

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Baby Doll
Friendly Persuasion [O]
Giant [O]
The Rainmaker
Somebody Up There Likes Me

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Around the World in 80 Days [O]
Bus Stop
Full of Life
The Solid Gold Cadillac
The Teahouse of the August Moon

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Carousel
The Eddy Duchin Story
High Society
The King and I [O]
Meet Me in Las Vegas

1955

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Bad Day at Black Rock
Blackboard Jungle
East of Eden
Marty [O]
Picnic [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Mister Roberts [O]
Phffft!
The Seven Year Itch
The Tender Trap
To Catch a Thief

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Daddy Long Legs
Guys and Dolls
It’s Always Fair Weather
Love Me or Leave Me
Oklahoma!

1954

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

The Barefoot Contessa
The Country Girl [O]
Executive Suite
On the Waterfront [O]
Rear Window

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

It Should Happen to You
Knock on Wood
The Long, Long Trailer
Sabrina
Susan Slept Here

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Carmen Jones
The Glenn Miller Story
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers [O]
A Star Is Born
There’s No Business Like Show Business

1953

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Above and Beyond
From Here to Eternity [O]
Little Fugitive
Martin Luther
Shane [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Actress
How to Marry a Millionaire
The Moon Is Blue
Roman Holiday [O]
Stalag 17

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

The Band Wagon
Call Me Madam
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Kiss Me Kate
Lili

1952

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

The Bad and the Beautiful
Come Back, Little Sheba
Five Fingers
High Noon [O]
Moulin Rouge [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Happy Time
The Marrying Kind
The Quiet Man [O]
Pat and Mike
Room for One More

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Hans Christian Andersen
I’ll See You in My Dreams
Singin’ in the Rain
Where’s Charley
With a Song in My Heart

1951

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

Death of a Salesman
Detective Story
Fourteen Hours
A Place in the Sun [O]
A Streetcar Named Desire [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Angels in the Outfield
Father’s Little Dividend
People Will Talk
That’s My Boy
You’re in the Navy Now

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

An American in Paris [O]
The Great Caruso
Here Comes the Groom
On the Riviera
Show Boat

LOW-BUDGET SCREENPLAY

The First Legion
Five
Little Big Horn
Pickup
The Steel Helmet

SCREENPLAY DEALING MOST ABLY WITH PROBLEMS OF THE AMERICAN SCENE

Bright Victory
Death of a Salesman
A Place in the Sun [O]
Saturday’s Hero
The Well

1950

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

All About Eve [O]
The Asphalt Jungle
The Men
Panic in the Streets
Sunset Blvd. [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Adam’s Rib
All About Eve
Born Yesterday [O]
Father of the Bride [O]
The Jackpot

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Annie Get Your Gun
My Blue Heaven
Summer Stock
Three Little Words
The West Point Story

WESTERN SCREENPLAY

Broken Arrow
Devil’s Doorway
The Gunfighter
Rio Grande
A Ticket to Tomahawk
Winchester ’73

SCREENPLAY DEALING MOST ABLY WITH PROBLEMS OF THE AMERICAN SCENE

The Asphalt Jungle
Broken Arrow
The Men
No Way Out
Panic in the Streets

1940s

1949

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

All the Kings [O]
Battleground [O]
Champion
The Hasty Heart
The Heiress [O]
Intruder in the Dust
The Window

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Adam’s Rib
Come to the Stable
Every Girl Should Be Married
I Was a Male War Bride
It Happens Every Spring
A Letter to Three Wives [O]

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

The Barkleys of Broadway
In the Good Old Summertime
On the Town
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Jolson Sings Again
You’re My Everything

WESTERN SCREENPLAY

The Gal Who Took the West
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Streets of Loredo
Whispering Smith
Yellow Sky

SCREENPLAY DEALING MOST ABLY WITH PROBLEMS OF THE AMERICAN SCENE

All the King’s Men [O]
Home of the Brave
Intruder in the Dust
Lost Boundaries
Pinky

1948

DRAMA SCREENPLAY

All My Sons
Another Part of the Forest
Berlin Express
Call Northside 777
Command Decision
I Remember Mama
Johnny Belinda [O]
Key Largo
The Naked City
The Snake Pit [O]
Sorry, Wrong Number
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre [O]

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

Apartment for Peggy
A Foreign Affair
I Remember Mama
June Bride
The Mating of Millie
Miss Tatlock’s Millions
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
No Minor Vices
The Paleface
Sitting Pretty

MUSICAL SCREENPLAY

Easter Parade
The Emperor Waltz
Luxury Liner
On an Island with You
That Lady in Ermine
When My Baby Smiles at Me
You Were Meant for Me

WESTERN SCREENPLAY

Fort Apache
Four Faces West
Fury at Furnace Creek
Green Grass of Wyoming
The Man from Colorado
The Paleface
Rachel and the Stranger
Red River
Station West
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

SCREENPLAY DEALING MOST ABLY WITH PROBLEMS OF THE AMERICAN SCENE

All My Sons
Another Part of the Forest
Apartment for Peggy
Call Northside 777
Command Decision
Cry of the City
I Remember Mama
Louisiana Sky
The Naked City
The Snake Pit [O]
The Street with No Name

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