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Now it's 1977.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Annie Hall
David Mercer, Providence
Charles Burnett, Killer of Sheep
George Lucas, Star Wars
Hans-Jurgen Syberberg, Hitler:  A Film from Germany

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Yuri Klepikov, Larisa Shepitko, The Ascent, based on the novel The Ordeal by Vasil Bykau
Alvin Sargent, Julia, based on the novel Pentimento by Lillian Hellman
Luis Bunuel, Jean-Claude Carriere, That Obscure Object of Desire, based on the novel The Woman and the Puppet by Pierre Louys
Wim Wenders, The American Friend, based on the novel Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith
Larry Clemons, Vance Gerry, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Burny Mattinson, Fred Lucky, Dick Sebast, David Michener, Ted Berman, The Rescuers, based on the novel The Rescuers and Miss Bianca by Margery Sharp

I have not seen The Turning Point (original) or I Never Promised you a Rose Garden, Oh God! (adapted)

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Now it's 1978.  Here's Best Original Screenplay:


Ermanno Olmi, The Tree of Wooden Clogs
Terrence Malick, Days of Heaven
Ingmar Bergman, Autumn Sonata
Michael Cimino, Derec Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn Redeker, The Deer Hunter

Mark Rappaport, The Scenic Route

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay

Martin Rosen, Watership Down based on the novel of the same name by Richard Adams
Peter S. Beagle, Chris Conkling, The Lord of the Rings, based on the novels The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkein
Anthony Shaffer, Death on the Nile based on the novel of the same name by Agatha Christie
Eric Rohmer, Perceval le Gallois, based on the romance Perceval, the Story of the Grail by Chretien de Troyes
Jerzy Skolimowski, Michael Austin, The Shout, based on the story of the same name by Rupert Graves

I have not seen Coming Home (original), Bloodbrothers, Same Time, Next Year (adapted)

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Now it's 1979.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Francis Ford Coppola, John Milius, Apocalypse Now, based on the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Monty Python (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam),  Monty Python's Life of Brian, based on the Gospels.
Arkadiy Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Stalker, based on their novel Roadside Picnic
Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl, The Muppet Movie, based on characters created by Jim Henson
Jerzy Kosinski, Being There, based on his novel of the same name
 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Yuri Notstein, Tale of Tales

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Manhattan

Jose Bartolome, Pedro Chaskel, Federico Elton, Julio Gracia Espinosa, Patricio Guzman, The Battle of Chile
Steve Tesich, Breaking Away
Robert Alan Aurthur, Bob Fosse, All That Jazz
 

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Now it's 1980.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Gerard Brach, John Brownjohn, Roman Polanski, Tess, based on the novel Tess of The D'Urbevilles by Thomas Hardy
Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, The Shining, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King
Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Airplane!, based on the movie Zero Hour!
Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Berlin Alexanderplatz, based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Doblin
Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford, Breaker Morant based on the play of the same name by Kenneth G. Ross
 

Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Jean Gruault, Mon Oncle D'Amerique
Bo Goldman, Melvin and Howard
Akira Kurosawa, Masatao Ide, Kagemusha
Ingmar Bergman, From the Life of the Marionettes
John Cassavetes, Gloria

I haven't seen Brubaker, Fame, or Private Benjamin (original)

 

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Now it's 1981.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Time Bandits

Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, My Dinner with Andre

Lawrence Kasdan, Raiders of the Lost Ark

Warren Beatty, Trevor Griffiths, Reds

John Guare, Atlantic City

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Jerry Juhl, Tom Patchett, Jack Rose, Jay Tarses, The Great Muppet Caper, based on the characters created by Jim Henson

Jeffrey Alan Fiskin, Cutter's Way, based on the novel Cutter and Bone by Newton Thornburg

Sidney Lumet, Jay Presson Allen, Prince of the City, based on the book of the same name by Robert Daley

John Boorman, Raspar Pallenberg, Excalibur, based on Le Morte D'Arthur by Thomas Malory

Dennis Potter, Pennies from Heaven based on the his television series of the same name

 

I have not seen Arthur (original) or Ragtime (adapted)

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Now it's 1982.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

John Briley, Gandhi

Barry Levinson, Diner

Werner Herzog, Fitzcarraldo

Philippe Garrel, L'Enfant Secret

Ron Fricke, Michael Hoenig, Godfrey Reggio, Alton Walpole, Koyaanisqatsi

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Constantin Costa-Gavras, Donald E. Stewart, Missing, based on the book The Execution of Charles Horman, An American Sacrifice by Thomas Hauser

David Mamet, The Verdict, based on the novel of the same name by Barry Reed

Roger Waters, Pink Floyd:  the Wall, based on the album The Wall by Pink Floyd

Hampton Fancher, David Peoples, Blade Runner, based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

lake Edwards, Victor/Victoria, based on the film Viktor und Viktoria directed by Reinhold Schunzel

 

I have not seen An Officer and a Gentleman (original)

 

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Now it's 1983.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Ingmar Bergman, Fanny and Alexander

Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, George Gipe, The Man With Two Brains

Chris Marker, Sans Soleil

Monty Python (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam),  Monty Python and the Meaning of Life

Woody Allen, Zelig

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Robert Bresson, L'Argent, based on the story "The Forged Coupon" by Leo Tolstoy

Philip Kaufman, The Right Stuff, based on the book of the same name by Tom Wolfe

Shohei Imamura, The Ballad of Narayama, based on the book Narayama bushiko by Shichiro Fukazawa

Oliver Stone, Scarface, based on the film Scarface:  the Shame of a Nation directed by Howard Hawks

John Secret Young, Testament, based on the short story "The Last Testament" by Carol Amen

 

I have not seen Betrayal, Educating Rita, Reuben, Reuben (adapted)

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Now it's 1984.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Brian Grazer, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Bruce Jay Friedman, Splash

L.M. Kit Carson, Sam Shepard, Paris, Texas

Leonordo Benvenuti, Piero De Benardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcali, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone, Once Upon a Time in America

William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, The Cotton Club

Woody Allen, Broadway Danny Rose

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Phil Alden Robinson, Henry Olek, All of Me, based on the novel Me Too by Edwin Davis

Paul Mommertz, The Wannsee Conference, based on the original protocols

Vaja Gigashvili, The Legend of Suram Fortress, based on the novella Tsiskan by Daniel Chonkadze

Bruce Robinson, The Killing Fields, based on the article "The Death and Life of Dith Pran," by Sydney Schanberg

Sandy Kroopf, Jack Behr, Birdy, based on the novel of the same name by William Wharton

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Now it's 1985.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown, Brazil

Claude Lanzmann, Shoah

Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, Back to the Future

Agnes Varda, Vagabond

Juzo Itami, Tampopo

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Elem Klimov, Ales Adamovich, Come and See, based on Adamovich's novel I am from the Fiery Village

Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masoto Ide, Ran, based on the play King Lear by William Shakespeare

Jonathan Lynn, Clue, based on the board game invented by Anthony E. Pratt

Kurt Luedtke, Out of Africa, based on on the memoir by Isak Dinesen and the books Silence Will Speak by Errol Trzebinski and Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller by Judith Thurman

Andrew Bergman, Fletch, based on the novel of the same name by Gregory Mcdonald

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Now it's 1986.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Eric Rohmer, Marie Riviere, The Green Ray/Summer

David Lynch, Blue Velvet

Andrei Tarkovsky, The Sacrifice

Richard Fire, John McNaughton, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Robert Bolt, The Mission

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Richard Burridge, Absolute Beginners, based on the novel of the same name by Colin MacInnes

James Cameron, Aliens, sequel to the movie Alien, directed by Ridley Scott

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, A Room with a View, based on the novel of the same name by E.M. Forster

Charles Edward Pogue, David Cronenberg, The Fly, remake of the movie The Fly directed by Kurt Neumann

Bruce A. Evans, Raymond Gideon, Stand by Me, based on the novella "The Body" by Stephen King

 

I have not seen Crocodile Dundee, My Beautiful Laundrette (original), or Crimes of the Heart (adapted)

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Now it's 1987.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay: 

Alan Parker, Angel Heart, based on the novel Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg

William Goldman, The Princess Bride, based on his novel of the same name

Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci, The Last Emperor, based on the autobiography From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi by Henry Pu Yi

Lasse Hallstrom, Reidar Jonsson, Brasse Branstrom, Per Berglund, My Life as a Dog, based on Jonsson's  novel of the same name

Stanley Kubrick, Michael Herr, Gustav Hasford, Full Metal Jacket, based on Hasford's novel The Short-Timers

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

John Boorman, Hope and Glory

Jeffrey Boam, Chip Proser, Innerspace

Abbas Kiarostami, Where is the Friend's Home

Woody Allen, Radio Days

David Mamet, House of Games

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Now it's 1988.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

John Cleese, Charles Crichton, A Fish Called Wanda
Marcel Ophuls, Hotel Terminus  
Hayao Miyazakai, My Neighbor Totoro
Terence Davies, Distant Voices, Still Lives
Theo Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra, Thanassis Valtinos, Landscape in the Mist
 
And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:
 
George Sluizer, Tim Krabbe, The Vanishing, based on Krabbe's novel The Golden Egg
Isao Takahata, The Grave of the Fireflies, based on the short story of the same name by Akiyuki Nasaka
Christopher Hampton, Dangerous Liaisons, based on his play Les Liaisons Dangereuses  and the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
David Cronenberg, Norman Snider, Dead Ringers, based on the novel Twins by Bari Wood and Jack Geasland
Jean-Claude Carriere, Philip Kaufman, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, based on the novel of the same name by Milan Kundera
 
I have not seen Running on Empty (original) or Gorillas in the Mist (adapted)

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Now it's 1989.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Kenneth Branagh, Henry V, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare

Oliver Stone Ron Kovic, Born on the Fourth of July, based on the autobiography of the same name by Kovic

Roger L. Simon, Paul Mazursky, Enemies: A Love Story, based on the novel of the same name by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Hayao Miyazaki, Kiki’s Delivery Service, based on the novel of the same name by Eiko Kadano

Ron Clements, John Musker, The Little Mermaid, based on the story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay

 

Woody Allen, Crimes and Misdemeanors

Cameron Crowe, Say Anything…

Chu T’ien-wen, Wu Nien Jen, A City of Sadness

Abbas Kiarostami, Homework

Kira Muratova, Aleksandr Chernhyk, Sergei Popov, The Asthenic Syndrome

 

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Now it's 1990.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorcese, Goodfellas, based on the book Wiseguy by Pileggi

Nicholas Kazan, Reversal of Fortune, based on the book of the same name by Alan Dershowitz

Charles S. Haas, Gremlins 2: the New Batch, sequel to the movie Gremlins

William Harrison, Bob Rafelson, Mountains of the Moon, based on the novel Burton and Speke by Harrison.

Gianni Amelio, Vincenzo Cerami, Alessandro Sermoneta, Open Doors, based on the novel of the same name by Leonardo Sciascia

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

 

Diane Kurys, Alain Le Henry, C’est la Vie/La Baules-Les-Pins

Bruce Joel Rubin, Jacob’s Ladder

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Mller’s Crossing

Akira Kurosawa, Dreams

Luc Besson, La Femme Nikita

 

I have not seen Avalon, Green Card (original)

 

 

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Now it's 1991.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Woody Allen, Shadows and Fog, based on his play Death

Oliver Stone, Zackary Sklar, JFK, based on the books On the Trails of the Assassins by Jim Garrison and Crossfire:  the Plot to Kill Kennedy by Jim Marrs

Ted Tally, The Silence of the Lambs based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris

Isao Takahata, Only Yesterday, based on the manga Omoide Poro Poro by Hotaru Okamato and Yuko Tone

Gus Van Sant, My Own Private Idaho, inspired by the plays Henry IV, parts 1 and 2 and Henry V by William Shakespeare

 

Gilles Adrien, Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Delicatessen

Lars von Trier, Niels Vorsel, Europa

Yan Hong-ya, Lai Ming-tang, Edward Yang, Alex Yang, A Brighter Summer Day

James Toback, Bugsy

Leos Carax, Lovers on the Bridge

 

I have not seen Grand Canyon (original) or Fried Green Tomatoes (adapted)

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Now it's 1992.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Quentin Tarantino, Reservoir Dogs

Neil Jordan, The Crying Game

Ingmar Bergman, The Best Intentions

Terence Davies, The Long Day Closes

David Webb Peoples, Unforgiven

 

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

 

James V. Hart, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker

David Mamet, Glengarry Glen Ross, based on his play of the same name

Abbas Kiarostami, Life and Nothing More, sequel to the movie Where is the Friend’s Home, directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Aladdin based on the Arabian Nights Tale

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Howard’s End, based on the novel of the same name by E.M. Forster

 

I have not seen Passion Fish, Lorenzo’s Oil (original) Enchanted April or A River Runs Through it (adapted)

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Now it's 1993.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt, Short Cuts, based on several short stories by Raymond Carver

Steve Zaillian, Schindler’s List, based on the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Kenneally

Martin Scorsese, Jay C0cKs, The Age of Innocence, based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton

Lillian Lee, Lu Wei, Farewell my Concubine, based on the novel of the same name by Lee

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, The Remains of the Day, based on the novel of the same name by Kazuo Ishiguro

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay: 

 

Harold Ramis, Danny Rubin, Groundhog Day

Richard Linklater, Dazed and Confused

Nanni Moretti, Caro Diario

Mike Leigh, Naked

Takeshi Kitano, Sonatine

 

I have not seen Shadowlands (adapted)

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Now it's 1994.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Quintin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction

Wong Kar-Wai, Chungking Express

Tsai Ming-liang, Tsai Yi-chun, Yang Kuei-mei, Vive L’Amour

Graham Yost, Speed

Kevin Smith, Clerks

 

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

 

Ariel Dorfman, Rafael Yglesias, Death and the Maiden, based on the play of the same name by Dorfman

Bela Tarr, Laszlo Krasznahorkai, Satantango, based on the novel of the same name by Krasnahorkai

Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, David S. Goyer, The Puppet Masters, based on the novel of the same name by Robert K. Heinlein

Abbas Kiarostami, Through the Olive Trees, sequel to the movie And Life Goes on…

Robin Swicord, Little Women, based on the novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott

 

I have not seen Nobody’s Fool (adapted)

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And here is 1995.  First, here's Best Adapted Screenplay:

Ian McKellan, Richard Loncraine, Richard III, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare

David Peoples, Jared Peoples, 12 Monkeys, based on the film La Jetee directed by Chris Marker

Claude Chabrol, Caroline Ellachef, The Ceremony, based on the novel A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendall

Martin Scorsese, Nicholas Pileggi, Casino, based on Pileggi’s book Casino:  Love and Honor in Las Vegas

Amy Heckerling, Clueless, based on the novel Emma by Jane Austen

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

 

Christopher McQuarrie, The Usual Suspects

Andrew Kevin Walker, Se7en

Jim Jarmusch, Dead Man

Dusan Kosacevic, Emir Kusturica, Underground

Gilles Adrien, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, The City of Lost Children

 

I have not seen The Postman (adapted)

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Now it's 1996.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord, Matilda, based on the novel of the same by Roald Dahl

Anthony Minghella, The English Patient, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje

Kenneth Branagh, Hamlet, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare

Laura Jones, Portrait of a Lady, based on the novel of the same name by Henry James

David Cronenberg, Crash, based on the  novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

 

Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, Bound

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, A Moment of Innocence

Mike Leigh, Secrets and Lies

Eric Rohmer, A Summer’s Story

Pascal Bonitzer, Raul Ruiz, Three Lives and Only One Death

 

I have not seen Sling Blade, The Crucible (adapted).

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Now it's 1997.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson, L.A. Confidential, based on the novel of the same name by James Elroy

Atom Egoyan, The Sweet Hereafter, based on the novel of the same name by Russell Banks

Paul Attanasio, Donnie Brasco, based on the book Donnie Brasco:  My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Joseph D. Pistone with Richard Woodley

Quentin Tarantino, Jackie Brown, based on the novel Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard

Kevin Williamson, Scream 2, sequel to the movie Scream directed by Wes Craven

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

 

Paul Thomas Anderson, Boogie Nights

Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen, The Fifth Element

Melissa Mathison, Kundun

Yuri Arabov, Mother and Son

Abbas Kiarostami, A Taste of Cherry

 

I have not seen Good Will Hunting (original)

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Now it's 1998.  Here is Best Original Screenplay: 

Juiio Medem, Lovers of the Arctic Circle

Robert Rodat, Saving Private Ryan

Tonino Guerra, Theo Angelopoulos, Petros Markaris, Giorgio Silvani, Eternity and a Day

Gordan Minic, Black Cat, White Cat

Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson, Rushmore

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

 

Alexei German, Svetlana Karmalita, Khrustalyov, My Car!, based on the short story “In a Room and a Half,” by Joseph Brodsky

Terrence Malick, The Thin Red Line based on the novel of the same name by James Jones

Scott Frank, Out of Sight, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard

Chu T’ien-Wen, Flowers of Shanghai, based on the novel of the same name by Bangqing Han

Akosua Busia, Richard LaGravenese, Adam Brooks, Beloved, based on the novel of the same name by Toni Morrison

 

I have not seen Bulworth (original) or Primary Colors (adapted)

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Now it's 1999.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay: 

Raul Ruiz, Gilles Terrand, Time Regained based on the novel The Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust

Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady, South Park:  Bigger, Longer and Uncut, based on the characters created by Parker and Stone

Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlin, Chris Webb, Toy Story 2, sequel to the movie Toy Story directed by John Lasseter

Stanley Kubrick, Frederic Raphael, Eyes Wide Shut, based on the novel Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler

Claire Denis, Jean-Paul Fargeau, Beau Travail, based on the novel Billy Budd by Herman Melville

 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

 

Paul Thomas Anderson, Magnolia

Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, The Matrix

Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Rosetta

John Roach, Mary Sweeny, The Straight Story

Abbas Kiarostami, The Wind Will Carry us

 

I have not seen The Green Mile (adapted)

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