London Film Critics' Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year

The London Film Critics' Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year in an annual award given by the London Film Critics' Circle.

List of winnersEdit

Year Screenwriter(s) Film(s)
1980 Steve Tesich Breaking Away
1981 Colin Welland Chariots of Fire
1982 Costa-Gavras and Donald E. Stewart Missing
1983 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Heat and Dust
1984 Philip Kaufman The Right Stuff
1985 Alan Bennett A Private Function
1986 Woody Allen Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Alan Bennett (2) Prick Up Your Ears
1988 David Mamet House of Games
1989 Christopher Hampton Dangerous Liaisons
1990 Woody Allen (2) Crimes and Misdemeanors
1991 David Mamet (2) Homicide
1992 Michael Tolkin The Player
1993 Harold Ramis and Danny Rubin Groundhog Day
1994 Quentin Tarantino Pulp Fiction
1995 Paul Attanasio Quiz Show and Disclosure
1996 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen Fargo
1997 Curtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland L.A. Confidential
1998 Andrew Niccol The Truman Show and Gattaca
1999 Alan Ball American Beauty
2000 Charlie Kaufman Being John Malkovich
2001 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (2) The Man Who Wasn't There
2002 Andrew Bovell Lantana
2003 John Collee and Peter Weir Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
2004 Charlie Kaufman (2) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2005 Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco Crash
2006 Peter Morgan The Queen
2007 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck The Lives of Others
2008 Simon Beaufoy Slumdog Millionaire
2009 Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, and Tony Roche In the Loop
2010 Aaron Sorkin The Social Network
2011 Asghar Farhadi A Separation
2012 Michael Haneke Amour
2013 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (3) Inside Llewyn Davis
2014 Wes Anderson The Grand Budapest Hotel
2015 Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer Spotlight
2016 Kenneth Lonergan Manchester by the Sea
2017 Martin McDonagh Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
2018 Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara The Favourite

Multiple winnersEdit

The following screenwriters have won multiple awards: