Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

The Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual film award given by the Online Film Critics Society to honor the best screenplay (adapted from another medium) of the year.



Year Winner Writer(s) Source
1998 Out of Sight Scott Frank novel by Elmore Leonard
1999 Election Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor novel by Tom Perrotta


Year Winner Writer(s) Source
2000 No Information
2001 Memento Christopher Nolan short story by Jonathan Nolan
2002 Adaptation. Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman novel by Susan Orlean
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, and Fran Walsh novel by J. R. R. Tolkien
2004 Sideways Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor novel by Rex Pickett
2005 Brokeback Mountain Larry McMurty and Diana Ossana short story by Annie Proulx
2006 Children of Men Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, and Hawk Ostby novel by P.D. James
2007 No Country for Old Men Joel and Ethan Coen novel by Cormac McCarthy
2008 Let the Right One In John Ajvide Lindqvist novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach novel by Roald Dahl


Year Winner Writer(s) Source
2010 The Social Network Aaron Sorkin novel by Ben Mezrich
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan novel by John le Carré
2012 Argo Chris Terrio book by Tony Mendez and Wired article by Joshuah Bearman
2013 12 Years a Slave John Ridley memoir by Solomon Northup
2014 Gone Girl Gillian Flynn novel by Gillian Flynn
2015 Carol Phyllis Nagy novel by Patricia Highsmith
2016 Arrival Eric Heisserer novel by Ted Chiang
2017 Call Me by Your Name James Ivory novel by André Aciman
2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Barry Jenkins novel by James Baldwin
2019 The Irishman Steven Zaillian memoir by Charles Brandt