Nominated Screenplays for 2017—Plus

Here are the nominations for Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplay and the scripts that I could find.

Best Original Screenplay:

Hell or High Water,” Taylor Sheridan

“La La Land,” Damien Chazelle

“The Lobster,” Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou

Manchester by the Sea,” Kenneth Lonergan

20th Century Women,” Mike Mills


Best Adapted Screenplay:

Arrival,” Eric Heisserer

Fences,” August Wilson

Hidden Figures,” Allison Schroeder

Lion,” Luke Davies

Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins, Tarell McCraney

Screenplay Oscar Nominations

SpotlightHere are the two categories of screenplay nominations. I’ve included the links for your reading pleasure.


The Big Short
Adaptation by Adam McKay, rewriting Charles Randolph
Based on The Big Short by Michael Lewis

By Nick Hornby
Adapted from the novel by Colm Toibin

By Phyllis Nagy
Based on the novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

The Martian
Written by Drew Goddard
Based on the novel by Andy Weir

Written by Emma Donoghue
Based on the novel by Emma Donoghue


Bridge of Spies
By Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen

Ex Machina
By Alex Garland

Inside Out
Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen
Screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley

Original screenplay by Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy

Straight Outta Compton
Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff
Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff