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Golden Globe Award For Best Screenplay
Golden Globe for Best Screenplay
Awarded forBest Screenplay in a Motion Picture
LocationUnited States
Presented byHollywood Foreign Press Association
Currently held byGreen Book (2018)
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The Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture is one of the annual awards given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.


Winners and nominees





Year Film Nominees
1970 Love Story Erich Segal ++
Five Easy Pieces Carole Eastman and Bob Rafelson ++
Husbands John Cassavetes
M*A*S*H Ring Lardner Jr. ?
Scrooge Leslie Bricusse
1971 The Hospital Paddy Chayefsky +
The French Connection Ernest Tidyman ?
Klute Andy and Dave Lewis ++
Kotch John Paxton
Mary, Queen of Scots John Hale
1972 The Godfather Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo ?
Avanti! Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond
Cabaret Jay Presson Allen
Deliverance James Dickey
Frenzy Anthony Shaffer
The Heartbreak Kid Neil Simon
1973 The Exorcist William Peter Blatty ?
Cinderella Liberty Darryl Ponicsan
The Day of the Jackal Kenneth Ross
The Sting David S. Ward +
A Touch of Class Melvin Frank and Jack Rose ++
1974 Chinatown Robert Towne +
The Conversation Francis Ford Coppola ++
The Godfather Part II Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo ?
The Towering Inferno Stirling Silliphant
A Woman Under the Influence John Cassavetes
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Bo Goldman and Lawrence Hauben ?
Dog Day Afternoon Frank Pierson +
Jaws Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb
Nashville Joan Tewkesbury
The Sunshine Boys Neil Simon
1976 Network Paddy Chayefsky +
All the President's Men William Goldman ?
Marathon Man William Goldman
Rocky Sylvester Stallone ++
Taxi Driver Paul Schrader
Voyage of the Damned David Butler and Steve Shagan
1977 The Goodbye Girl Neil Simon ++
Annie Hall Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman +
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Steven Spielberg
Julia Alvin Sargent ?
The Turning Point Arthur Laurents ++
1978 Midnight Express Oliver Stone ?
Coming Home Robert C. Jones and Waldo Salt +
The Deer Hunter Deric Washburn ++
Foul Play Colin Higgins
Interiors Woody Allen ++
An Unmarried Woman Paul Mazursky ++
1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Robert Benton ?
Being There Jerzy Kosinski
Breaking Away Steve Tesich +
The China Syndrome James Bridges, T. S. Cook, and Mike Gray ++
Norma Rae Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch


Year Film Nominees
1980 The Ninth Configuration William Peter Blatty §
The Elephant Man Eric Bergren and Christopher De Vore
Ordinary People Alvin Sargent ?
Raging Bull Mardik Martin and Paul Schrader
The Stunt Man Lawrence B. Marcus
1981 On Golden Pond Ernest Thompson ?
Absence of Malice Kurt Luedtke ++
The Four Seasons Alan Alda
The French Lieutenant's Woman Harold Pinter
Reds Warren Beatty and Trevor Griffiths ++
1982 Gandhi John Briley +
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Melissa Mathison ++
Missing Costa-Gavras and Donald E. Stewart ?
Tootsie Larry Gelbart and Murray Schisgal ++
The Verdict David Mamet
1983 Terms of Endearment James L. Brooks ?
The Big Chill Barbara Benedek and Lawrence Kasdan ++
The Dresser Ronald Harwood
Educating Rita Willy Russell
Reuben, Reuben Julius J. Epstein
1984 Amadeus Peter Shaffer ?
The Killing Fields Bruce Robinson
A Passage to India David Lean
Places in the Heart Robert Benton +
A Soldier's Story Charles Fuller
1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo Woody Allen ++
Back to the Future Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale ++
Out of Africa Kurt Luedtke ?
Prizzi's Honor Richard Condon and Janet Roach
Witness William Kelley and Earl W. Wallace +
1986 The Mission Robert Bolt §
Blue Velvet David Lynch
Hannah and Her Sisters Woody Allen +
Mona Lisa Neil Jordan and David Leland
Platoon Oliver Stone ++
1987 The Last Emperor Bernardo Bertolucci, Mark Peploe, and Enzo Ungari ?
Broadcast News James L. Brooks ++
Hope and Glory John Boorman ++
House of Games David Mamet
Moonstruck John Patrick Shanley +
1988 Running on Empty Naomi Foner ++
A Cry in the Dark Robert Caswell and Fred Schepisi
Mississippi Burning Chris Gerolmo
Rain Man Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow +
Working Girl Kevin Wade
1989 Born on the Fourth of July Oliver Stone and Ron Kovic
Dead Poets Society Tom Schulman +
Do the Right Thing Spike Lee ++
Glory Kevin Jarre
Sex, Lies, and Videotape Steven Soderbergh ++
When Harry Met Sally... Nora Ephron ++


Year Film Nominees
1990 Dances with Wolves Michael Blake ?
Avalon Barry Levinson ++
The Godfather Part III Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo
Goodfellas Nicholas Pileggi and Martin Scorsese
Reversal of Fortune Nicholas Kazan
1991 Thelma & Louise Callie Khouri +
Bugsy James Toback ++
Grand Canyon Lawrence Kasdan and Meg Kasdan ++
JFK Zachary Sklar and Oliver Stone
The Silence of the Lambs Ted Tally ?
1992 Scent of a Woman Bo Goldman
A Few Good Men Aaron Sorkin
Howards End Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ?
The Player Michael Tolkin
Unforgiven David Webb Peoples ++
1993 Schindler's List Steven Zaillian ?
Philadelphia Ron Nyswaner ++
The Piano Jane Campion +
The Remains of the Day Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Short Cuts Robert Altman and Frank Barhydt
1994 Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino +
Forrest Gump Eric Roth ?
Four Weddings and a Funeral Richard Curtis ++
Quiz Show Paul Attanasio
The Shawshank Redemption Frank Darabont
1995 Sense and Sensibility Emma Thompson ?
The American President Aaron Sorkin
Braveheart Randall Wallace ++
Dead Man Walking Tim Robbins
Get Shorty Scott Frank
Mr. Holland's Opus Patrick Sheane Duncan
1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski §
The English Patient Anthony Minghella
Fargo Joel Coen and Ethan Coen +
Lone Star John Sayles ++
Shine Jan Sardi ++
1997 Good Will Hunting Matt Damon and Ben Affleck +
As Good as It Gets Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ++
L.A. Confidential Brian Helgeland and Curtis Hanson ?
Titanic James Cameron
Wag the Dog Hilary Henkin and David Mamet
1998 Shakespeare in Love Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard +
Bulworth Warren Beatty and Jeremy Pikser ++
Happiness Todd Solondz
Saving Private Ryan Robert Rodat ++
The Truman Show Andrew Niccol ++
1999 American Beauty Alan Ball +
Being John Malkovich Charlie Kaufman ++
The Cider House Rules John Irving ?
The Insider Eric Roth and Michael Mann
The Sixth Sense M. Night Shyamalan ++


Year Film Nominees
2000 Traffic Stephen Gaghan ?
Almost Famous Cameron Crowe +
Quills Doug Wright ++
Wonder Boys Steve Kloves
You Can Count On Me Kenneth Lonergan ?
2001 A Beautiful Mind Akiva Goldsman ?
Gosford Park Julian Fellowes +
The Man Who Wasn't There Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Memento Christopher Nolan ++
Mulholland Drive David Lynch
2002 About Schmidt Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor §
Adaptation. Charlie and Donald Kaufman
Chicago Bill Condon
Far from Heaven Todd Haynes ++
The Hours David Hare
2003 Lost in Translation Sofia Coppola +
Cold Mountain Anthony Minghella
In America Jim Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan, and Naomi Sheridan ++
Love Actually Richard Curtis
Mystic River Brian Helgeland
2004 Sideways Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor ?
The Aviator John Logan ++
Closer Patrick Marber
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Charlie Kaufman +
Finding Neverland David Magee
2005 Brokeback Mountain Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana ?
Crash Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco +
Good Night, and Good Luck. George Clooney and Grant Heslov ++
Match Point Woody Allen ++
Munich Tony Kushner and Eric Roth
2006 The Queen Peter Morgan ++
Babel Guillermo Arriaga ++
The Departed William Monahan ?
Little Children Todd Field and Tom Perrotta
Notes on a Scandal Patrick Marber
2007 No Country for Old Men Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ?
Atonement Christopher Hampton
Charlie Wilson's War Aaron Sorkin
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon) Ronald Harwood
Juno Diablo Cody +
2008 Slumdog Millionaire Simon Beaufoy ?
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Eric Roth
Doubt John Patrick Shanley
Frost/Nixon Peter Morgan
The Reader David Hare
2009 Up in the Air Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner
District 9 Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell
The Hurt Locker Mark Boal +
Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino ++
It's Complicated Nancy Meyers


Year Film Nominees
2010 The Social Network Aaron Sorkin ?
127 Hours Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle
Inception Christopher Nolan ++
The Kids Are All Right Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg ++
The King's Speech David Seidler +
2011 Midnight in Paris Woody Allen +
The Artist Michel Hazanavicius ++
The Descendants Alexander Payne, Jim Rash, and Nat Faxon ?
The Ides of March George Clooney, Grant Heslov, and Beau Willimon
Moneyball Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin
2012 Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino +
Argo Chris Terrio ?
Lincoln Tony Kushner
Silver Linings Playbook David O. Russell
Zero Dark Thirty Mark Boal ++
2013 Her Spike Jonze +
12 Years a Slave John Ridley ?
American Hustle Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell ++
Nebraska Bob Nelson ++
Philomena Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
2014 Birdman Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr., and Armando Bo +
Boyhood Richard Linklater ++
Gone Girl Gillian Flynn
The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson ++
The Imitation Game Graham Moore ?
2015 Steve Jobs Aaron Sorkin §
The Big Short Adam McKay and Charles Randolph ?
The Hateful Eight Quentin Tarantino
Room Emma Donoghue
Spotlight Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer +
2016 La La Land Damien Chazelle ++
Hell or High Water Taylor Sheridan ++
Manchester by the Sea Kenneth Lonergan +
Moonlight Barry Jenkins ?
Nocturnal Animals Tom Ford
2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Martin McDonagh ++
Lady Bird Greta Gerwig ++
Molly's Game Aaron Sorkin
The Post Liz Hannah and Josh Singer
The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor ++
2018 Green Book Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, and Peter Farrelly +
The Favourite Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara ++
If Beale Street Could Talk Barry Jenkins
Roma Alfonso Cuarón ++
Vice Adam McKay ++

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