|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
Silver is best known for such films as Johns, The Mod Squad, 8 Mile, The Fighter, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and Joker, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, alongside Todd Phillips. He is of Jewish descent.
|1996||Johns||Director, written by|
|1997||The House of Yes||Co-executive producer|
|1999||The Mod Squad||Director, written by||Co-wrote with Stephen Kay and Kate Lanier|
|2000||Requiem for a Dream||Special thanks|
|2002||8 Mile||Written by|
|2007||Then She Found Me||Special thanks|
|2009||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||Uncredited rewrites||Co-wrote with James Vanderbilt|
|2010||The Fighter||Written by||Co-wrote screenplay with Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson, based on a story by Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson & Keith Dorrington|
|2016||The Finest Hours||Co-wrote with Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson|
|Bleed for This||Special thanks|
|2019||Joker||Written by||Co-wrote with Todd Phillips|
Awards and nominations
|2011||Academy Award||Best Original Screenplay||The Fighter||Nominated|
|2020||Critics' Choice Movie Award||Best Adapted Screenplay||Joker||Nominated|
|British Academy Film Award||Best Adapted Screenplay||Nominated|
|Writers Guild of America Award||Best Adapted Screenplay||Nominated|
|Academy Award||Best Adapted Screenplay||Nominated|
- Huver, Scott. ""The Fighter" Screenwriter's Next Round: A Superhero Flick". NBC Bay Area.
- Gelder, Lawrence Van (March 26, 1999). "FILM REVIEW; The Squad That Was Mod Is Reshod". The New York Times.
- Holden, Stephen (January 31, 1997). "Even Midnight Cowboys Have Sunshine Dreams" – via NYTimes.com.
- "Scott Silver, 'The Fighter'". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Bloom, Nate (February 18, 2011). "Jewish Stars 2/18". Cleveland Jewish News. Retrieved January 5, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)