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1999

Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
The Cider House Rules - John Irving
Election - Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
The Insider - Eric Roth, Michael Mann
October Sky - Lewis Colick
The Talented Mr. Ripley - Anthony Minghella

Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
American Beauty - Alan Ball
Being John Malkovich - Charlie Kaufman
Magnolia - Paul Thomas Anderson
The Sixth Sense - M. Night Shyamalan
Three Kings - David O. Russell


1998

Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
A Civil Action - Steven Zaillian
Gods and Monsters - Bill Condon
Out of Sight - Scott Frank
Primary Colors - Elaine May
A Simple Plan - Scott B. Smith

Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Bulworth - Warren Beatty, Jeremy Pikser
The Opposite of Sex - Don Roos
Saving Private Ryan - Robert Rodat
Shakespeare in Love - Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
The Truman Show - Andrew Niccol


1997

Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Donnie Brasco - Paul Attanasio
The Ice Storm - James Schamus
L.A. Confidential - Curtis Hanson, Brian Helgeland
Wag the Dog - Hilary Henkin, David Mamet
The Wings of the Dove - Hossein Amini

Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good As It Gets - Mark Andrus, James Brooks
Boogie Nights - Paul Thomas Anderson
The Full Monty - Simon Beaufoy
Good Will Hunting - Ben Affleck, Matt Damon
Titanic - James Cameron


1996

Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
The Birdcage - Elaine May
Emma - Douglas McGrath
The English Patient - Anthony Minghella
Sling Blade - Billy Bob Thornton
Trainspotting - John Hodge

Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Fargo - Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Jerry Maguire - Cameron Crowe
Lone Star - John Sayles
Secrets & Lies - Mike Leigh
Shine - Jan Sardi; story by Scott Hicks


1995

Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Apollo 13 - William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert
Babe - George Miller, Chris Noonan
Get Shorty - Scott Frank
Leaving Las Vegas - Mike Figgis
Sense and Sensibility - Emma Thompson

Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The American President - Aaron Sorkin
Braveheart - Randall Wallace
Clueless - Amy Heckerling
Mighty Aphrodite - Woody Allen
Muriel's Wedding - P.J. Hogan


1994

Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Forrest Gump - Eric Roth
Little Women - Robin Swicord
The Madness of King George - Alan Bennett
Quiz Show - Paul Attanasio
The Shawshank Redemption - Frank Darabont

Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Stephen Elliott
Bullets Over Broadway - Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath
Ed Wood - Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Four Weddings and a Funeral - Richard Curtis
Heavenly Creatures - Peter Jackson, Frances Walsh


1993

Screenplay (Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
The Fugitive, Adapted by Jeb Stuart, David N. Twohy
In the Name of the Father, Adapted by Terry George, Jim Sheridan
The Joy Luck Club, Adapted by Ronald Bass, Amy Tan
The Remains of the Day, Adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Schindler's List, Adapted by Steven Zaillian

Screenplay (Written Directly for The Screen)
Dave, Written by Gary Ross
In the Line of Fire, Written by Jeff Maguire
Philadelphia, Written by Ron Nyswaner
The Piano, Written by Jane Campion
Sleepless in Seattle, Written by Jeff Arch, Nora Ephron, David S. Ward


1992

Screenplay (Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Enchanted April, Adapted by Peter Barnes
Glengarry Glen Ross, Adapted by David Mamet
Howards End, Adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
The Player, Adapted by Michael Tolkin
Scent of a Woman, Adapted by Bo Goldman

Screenplay (Written Directly for The Screen)
The Crying Game, Written by Neil Jordan
Husbands and Wives, Written by Woody Allen
Lorenzo's Oil, Written by Nick Enright, George Miller
Passion Fish, Written by John Sayles
Unforgiven, Written by David Webb Peoples


1991

Screenplay (Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
The Commitments, Adapted by Dick Clement, Roddy Doyle, Ian La Frenais
Fried Green Tomatoes, Adapted by Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski
JFK, Adapted by Zachary Sklar, Oliver Stone
The Prince of Tides, Adapted by Pat Conroy, Becky Johnston
The Silence of the Lambs, Adapted by Ted Tally

Screenplay (Written Directly for The Screen)
Boyz N the Hood, Written by John Singleton
Bugsy, Written by James Toback
The Fisher King, Written by Richard Lagravenese
Grand Canyon, Written by Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan
Thelma & Louise, Written by Callie Khouri


1990

Screenplay (Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Awakenings, Adapted by Steven Zaillian
Dances With Wolves, Adapted by Michael Blake
Goodfellas, Adapted by Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
The Grifters, Adapted by Donald E. Westlake
Reversal of Fortune, Adapted by Nicholas Kazan

Screenplay (Written Directly for The Screen)
Alice, Written by Woody Allen
Avalon, Written by Barry Levinson
Ghost, Written by Bruce Joel Rubin
Green Card, Written by Peter Weir
Pretty Woman, Written by J. F. Lawton


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