Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay

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The Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay is an award given by the Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association to honor the best achievements in filmmaking.

Winners[edit]

1990s[edit]

Year Winner Writer(s) Source
1990 Dances with Wolves Michael Blake novel by Michael Blake
1991 Beauty and the Beast Linda Woolverton novel by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
1992 The Player Michael Tolkin novel by Michael Tolkin
1993 Schindler's List Steven Zaillian novel by Thomas Keneally
1994 Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary
1995 The Usual Suspects Christopher McQuarrie
1996 Fargo Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
1997 L.A. Confidential Brian Helgeland and Curtis Hanson novel by James Ellroy
1998 The Truman Show Andrew Niccol
1999 American Beauty Alan Ball

2000s[edit]

Year Winner Writer(s) Source
2000 Almost Famous Cameron Crowe
2001 A Beautiful Mind Akiva Goldsman book by Sylvia Nasar
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, and Peter Jackson book by J. R. R. Tolkien
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson book by J. R. R. Tolkien
2004 Sideways Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor novel by Rex Pickett
2005 Brokeback Mountain Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana short story by Annie Proulx
2006 Little Miss Sunshine Michael Arndt
2007 Juno Diablo Cody
2008 Milk Dustin Lance Black
2009 Up in the Air Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner novel by Walter Kirn

2010s[edit]

Year Winner Writer(s) Source
2010 The Social Network Aaron Sorkin novel by Ben Mezrich
2011 The Descendants Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Mark Boal
2013 12 Years a Slave John Ridley memoir by Solomon Northup
2014 Birdman Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr., and Armando Bo
2015 Spotlight Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer

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