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National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay

The National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay is the award given for best screenwriting at the annual National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) Awards. The category was introduced in 1967, in the 2nd awards ceremony.

List of winnersEdit

Year Screenwriter(s) Film
1967 David Newman and Robert Benton Bonnie and Clyde
1968 John Cassavetes Faces
1969 Paul Mazursky and Larry Tucker Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
1970 Éric Rohmer My Night at Maud's
1971 Penelope Gilliatt Sunday Bloody Sunday
1972 Ingmar Bergman Cries and Whispers
1973 George Lucas, Gloria Katz, and Willard Huyck American Graffiti
1974 Ingmar Bergman Scenes from a Marriage
1975 Robert Towne and Warren Beatty Shampoo
1976 Alain Tanner and John Berger Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000
1977 Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman Annie Hall
1978 Paul Mazursky An Unmarried Woman
1979 Steve Tesich Breaking Away
1980 Bo Goldman Melvin and Howard
1981 John Guare Atlantic City
1982 Murray Schisgal and Larry Gelbart Tootsie
1983 Bill Forsyth Local Hero
1984 Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, and Bruce Jay Friedman Splash
1985 Albert Brooks and Monica Johnson Lost in America
1986 Hanif Kureishi My Beautiful Laundrette
1987 John Boorman Hope and Glory
1988 Ron Shelton Bull Durham
1989 Gus Van Sant and Daniel Yost Drugstore Cowboy
1990 Charles Burnett To Sleep with Anger
1991 David Cronenberg Naked Lunch
1992 David Webb Peoples Unforgiven
1993 Jane Campion The Piano
1994 Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary Pulp Fiction
1995 Amy Heckerling Clueless
1996 Albert Brooks and Monica Johnson Mother
1997 Curtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland L.A. Confidential
1998 Scott Frank Out of Sight
1999 Charlie Kaufman Being John Malkovich
2000 Kenneth Lonergan You Can Count On Me
2001 Julian Fellowes Gosford Park
2002 Ronald Harwood The Pianist
2003 Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini American Splendor
2004 Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor Sideways
2005 Noah Baumbach The Squid and the Whale
2006 Peter Morgan The Queen
2007 Tamara Jenkins The Savages
2008 Mike Leigh Happy-Go-Lucky
2009 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen A Serious Man
2010 Aaron Sorkin The Social Network
2011 Asghar Farhadi A Separation
2012 Tony Kushner Lincoln
2013 Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Julie Delpy Before Midnight
2014 Wes Anderson The Grand Budapest Hotel
2015 Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer Spotlight
2016 Kenneth Lonergan Manchester by the Sea
2017 Greta Gerwig Lady Bird

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