Wikiquote:Academy Award nominated screenplays

Films that have been nominated for Academy Awards for screenplays are highly likely to contain memorable dialogue meriting an entry in Wikiquote. These films are listed below with the name of their credited author. The first entry for each year is the winner for that year. The remaining entries are listed in alphabetical order. For nominees listed prior to a winner being announced, all entries are in alphabetical order.

Best StoryEdit

1920sEdit

  • 1929 None given

1930sEdit

  • 1930 None given

1940sEdit

1950sEdit

Best Original ScreenplayEdit

1940sEdit

  • 1948 none given (Instead of the categories "Original Screenplay and "Screenplay", it was combined into one category, called "Screenplay")

(In 1949, the category was renamed "Story and Screenplay")

1950sEdit

1960sEdit

(In 1969, the category was renamed: "Story and Screenplay - based on material not previously published or produced)

1970sEdit

(In 1976, the category was renamed: "Screenplay written directly for the Screen - Based on factual material or on story material not previously published or produced")

- In 1978, the category was renamed: "Screenplay written directly for the screen"

1980sEdit

1990sEdit

2000sEdit

2010sEdit

Best Adapted ScreenplayEdit

1920sEdit

This award started with the name Best Writing, Adaptation.

In the 2nd and 3rd years there was only a single writing award for Writing Achievement with no distinction between original works and adaptations.

1930sEdit

For the 1930/31 production year the award was again subdivided, and this one was once again Best Writing, Adaptation.

For 1935 the award became Best Writing, Screenplay

1940sEdit

1950sEdit

For 1956 the Category was renamed Screenplay--Adapted:

For 1957 the category was renamed Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium:

1960sEdit

1970sEdit

From 1974 the Category was renamed Screenplay Adapted From Other Material:

From 1976 the category was renamed Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

1980sEdit

1990sEdit

From 1991 the category became Screenplay Based on Material Previously Published or Produced:

2000sEdit

From 2002 the category was renamed Adapted Screenplay:

2010sEdit