Oscar Best Original Screenplay Quiz

How many movies can you name that have won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay?
Year = year of the ceremony honoring the previous year's films
To make it easier, we give you the name of the writers and actors who starred in it.
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Last updated: February 12, 2020
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Year
Writer
Star
Best Original Screenplay
2020
Bong Joon-ho
Song Kang-ho
Parasite
2019
Nick Vallelonga
Viggo Mortensen
Green Book
2018
Jordan Peele
Daniel Kaluuya
Get Out
2017
Kenneth Lonergan
Casey Affleck
Manchester by the Sea
2016
Tom McCarthy
Mark Ruffalo
Spotlight
2015
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Michael Keaton
Birdman
2014
Spike Jonze
Joaquin Phoenix
Her
2013
Quentin Tarantino
Jamie Foxx
Django Unchained
2012
Woody Allen
Owen Wilson
Midnight in Paris
2011
David Seidler
Colin Firth
The King's Speech
2010
Mark Boal
Jeremy Renner
The Hurt Locker
2009
Dustin Lance Black
Sean Penn
Milk
2008
Diablo Cody
Ellen Page
Juno
2007
Michael Arndt
Steve Carell
Little Miss Sunshine
2006
Paul Haggis
Sandra Bullock
Crash
2005
Charlie Kaufman
Jim Carrey
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2004
Sofia Coppola
Bill Murray
Lost in Translation
2003
Pedro Almodóvar
Leonor Watling
Talk to Her
2002
Julian Fellowes
Maggie Smith
Gosford Park
2001
Cameron Crowe
Kate Hudson
Almost Famous
2000
Alan Ball
Kevin Spacey
American Beauty
1999
Marc Norman
Gwyneth Paltrow
Shakespeare in Love
1998
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
Good Will Hunting
1997
Ethan Coen
Frances McDormand
Fargo
1996
Christopher McQuarrie
Kevin Spacey
The Usual Suspects
1995
Quentin Tarantino
John Travolta
Pulp Fiction
1994
Jane Campion
Anna Paquin
The Piano
1993
Neil Jordan
Jaye Davidson
The Crying Game
1992
Callie Khouri
Susan Sarandon
Thelma and Louise
1991
Bruce Joel Rubin
Whoopi Goldberg
Ghost
1990
Tom Schulman
Robin Williams
Dead Poets Society
1989
Barry Morrow
Dustin Hoffman
Rain Man
1988
John Patrick Shanley
Cher
Moonstruck
1987
Woody Allen
Michael Caine
Hannah and Her Sisters
1986
William Kelley
Harrison Ford
Witness
1985
Robert Benton
Sally Field
Places in the Heart
1984
Horton Foote
Robert Duvall
Tender Mercies
1983
John Briley
Ben Kingsley
Gandhi
1982
Colin Welland
Ben Cross
Chariots of Fire
1981
Bo Goldman
Mary Steenburgen
Melvin and Howard
1980
Steve Tesich
Jackie Earle Haley
Breaking Away
1979
Robert C. Jones
Jon Voight
Coming Home
1978
Woody Allen
Diane Keaton
Annie Hall
1977
Paddy Chayefsky
Peter Finch
Network
1976
Frank Pierson
Al Pacino
Dog Day Afternoon
1975
Robert Towne
Jack Nicholson
Chinatown
1974
David S. Ward
Paul Newman
The Sting
1973
Jeremy Larner
Robert Redford
The Candidate
1972
Paddy Chayefsky
Jordan Charney
The Hospital
1971
Francis Ford Coppola
George C. Scott
Patton
1970
William Goldman
Paul Newman
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969
Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
The Producers
1968
William Rose
Sidney Poitier
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
1967
Claude Lelouch
Anouk Aimée
A Man and a Woman
1966
Frederic Raphael
Julie Christie
Darling
1965
Peter Stone
Cary Grant
Father Goose
1964
James R. Webb
James Arness
How the West Was Won
1963
Ennio de Concini
Marcello Mastroianni
Divorce Italian Style
1962
William Inge
Warren Beatty
Splendor in the Grass
1961
Billy Wilder
Jack Lemmon
The Apartment
1960
Stanley Shapiro
Doris Day
Pillow Talk
1959
Nedrick Young
Sidney Poitier
The Defiant Ones
1958
George Wells
Delta Burke
Designing Woman
1957
Albert Lamorisse
Pascal Lamorisse
The Red Balloon
1956
Sonya Levien
Eleanor Parker
Interrupted Melody
1955
Budd Schulberg
Marlon Brando
On the Waterfront
1954
Charles Brackett
Barbara Stanwyck
Titanic
1953
T. E. B. Clarke
Alec Guinness
The Lavender Hill Mob
1952
Alan Jay Lerner
Gene Kelly
An American in Paris
1951
Charles Brackett
Gloria Swanson
Sunset Boulevard
1949
(no awards were given)
1950
Robert Pirosh
Van Johnson
Battleground
1948
Sidney Sheldon
Shirley Temple
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
1947
Sydney Box
James Mason
The Seventh Veil
1946
Richard Schweizer
Heinrich Gretler
Marie-Louise
1945
Lamar Trotti
Alexander Knox
Wilson
1944
Norman Krasna
Olivia de Havilland
Princess O'Rourke
1943
Ring Lardner Jr.
Katharine Hepburn
Woman of the Year
1942
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Orson Wellen
Citizen Kane
1941
Preston Sturges
Brain Donlevy
The Great McGinty
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