WGA 101 Best Screenplays

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Can you name the 101 best screenplays according to the Writers Guild of America?

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Screenwriter/Director (Year)MovieRank
Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein & Howard Koch/Michael Curtiz (1942)1
Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola/Francis Ford Coppola (1972)2
Robert Towne/Roman Polanski (1974)3
Herman Mankiewicz & Orson Welles/Orson Welles (1941)4
Joseph L. Mankiewicz/Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1950)5
Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman/Woody Allen (1977)6
Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder & D.M. Marshman, Jr./Billy Wilder (1950)7
Paddy Chayefsky/Sidney Lumet (1976)8
Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond/Billy Wilder (1959)9
Francis Ford Coppola & Mario Puzo/Francis Ford Coppola (1974)10
William Goldman/George Roy Hill (1969)11
Stanley Kubrick, Peter George & Terry Southern/Stanley Kubrick (1964)12
Calder Willingham & Buck Henry/Mike Nichols (1967)13
Robert Bolt & Michael Wilson/David Lean (1962)14
Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond/Billy Wilder (1960)15
Quentin Tarantino/Quentin Tarantino (1994)16
Larry Gelbart & Murray Schisgal/Sydney Pollack (1982)17
Budd Schulberg/Elia Kazan (1954)18
Horton Foote/Robert Mulligan (1962)19
Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett & Frank Capra/Frank Capra (1946)20
Ernest Lehman/Alfred Hitchcock (1959)21
Frank Darabont/Frank Darabont (1994)22
Sidney Howard/Victor Fleming (1939)23
Charlie Kaufman/Michel Gondry (2004)24
Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson & Edgar Allan Woolf/Victor Fleming (1939)25
Billy Wilder & Raymond Chandler/Billy Wilder (1944)26
Danny Rubin & Harold Ramis/Harold Ramis (1993)27
Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard/John Madden (1998)28
Preston Sturges/Preston Sturges (1941)29
David Webb Peoples/Clint Eastwood (1992)30
Charles Lederer/Howard Hawks (1940)31
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen/Joel Coen (1996)32
Graham Greene/Carol Reed (1949)33
Clifford Odets & Ernest Lehman/Alexander Mackendrick (1957)34
Screenwriter/Director (Year)MovieRank
Christopher McQuarrie/Bryan Singer (1995)35
Waldo Salt/John Schlesinger (1969)36
David Ogden Stewart/George Cukor (1940)37
Alan Ball/Sam Mendes (1999)38
David S. Ward/George Roy Hill (1973)39
Nora Ephron/Rob Reiner (1989)40
Nicholas Pileggi & Martin Scorsese/Martin Scorsese (1990)41
Lawrence Kasdan/Steven Spielberg (1981)42
Paul Schrader/Martin Scorsese (1976)43
Robert E. Sherwood/William Wyler (1946)44
Lawrence Hauben & Bo Goldman/Milos Forman (1975)45
John Huston/John Huston (1948)46
John Huston/John Huston (1941)47
Carl Foreman & Michael Wilson/David Lean (1957)48
Steven Zaillian/Steven Spielberg (1993)49
M. Night Shyamalan/M. Night Shyamalan (1999)50
James L. Brooks/James L. Brooks (1987)51
Preston Sturges/Preston Sturges (1941)52
William Goldman/Alan J. Pakula (1976)53
Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman/Woody Allen (1979)54
John Milius & Francis Ford Coppola/Francis Ford Coppola (1979)55
Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale/Robert Zemeckis (1985)56
Woody Allen/Woody Allen (1989)57
Alvin Sargent/Robert Redford (1980)58
Robert Riskin/Frank Capra (1934)59
Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson/Curtis Hanson (1997)60
Ted Tally/Jonathan Demme (1991)61
John Patrick Shanley/Norman Jewison (1987)62
Peter Benchley & Carl Gottlieb/Steven Spielberg (1975)63
James L. Brooks/James L. Brooks (1983)64
Betty Comden & Adolph Green/Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen (1952)65
Cameron Crowe/Cameron Crowe (1996)66
Melissa Mathison/Steven Spielberg (1982)67
George Lucas/George Lucas (1977)68
Screenwriter/Director (Year)MovieRank
Frank Pierson/Sidney Lumet (1975)69
James Agee & John Huston/John Huston (1951)70
James Goldman/Anthony Harvey (1968)71
Callie Khouri/Ridley Scott (1991)72
Peter Shaffer/Milos Forman (1984)73
Charlie Kaufman/Spike Jonze (1999)74
Carl Foreman/Fred Zinnemann (1952)75
Paul Schrader & Mardik Martin/Martin Scorsese (1980)76
Charlie Kaufman & Donald Kaufman/Spike Jonze (2002)77
Sylvester Stallone/John G. Avildsen (1976)78
Mel Brooks/Mel Brooks (1968)79
Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley/Peter Weir (1985)80
Jerzy Kosinski/Hal Ashby (1979)81
Donn Pearce & Frank Pierson/Stuart Rosenberg (1967)82
John Michael Hayes/Alfred Hitchcock (1954)83
William Goldman/Rob Reiner (1987)84
Jean Renoir & Charles Spaak/Jean Renoir (1937)85
Colin Higgins/Hal Ashby (1971)86
Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano & Brunello Rond/Federico Fellini (1963)87
Phil Alden Robinson/Phil Alden Robinson (1989)88
Eric Roth/Robert Zemeckis (1994)89
Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor/Alexander Payne (2004)90
David Mamet/Sidney Lumet (1982)91
Joseph Stefano/Alfred Hitchcock (1960)92
Spike Lee/Spike Lee (1989)93
Francis Ford Coppola & Edmund H. North/Franklin J. Schaffner (1970)94
Woody Allen/Woody Allen (1986)95
Sidney Carroll & Robert Rossen/Robert Rossen (1961)96
Frank S. Nugent/John Ford (1956)97
Nunnally Johnson/John Ford (1940)98
Walon Green & Sam Peckinpah/Sam Peckinpah (1969)99
Christopher Nolan/Christopher Nolan (2000)100
Ben Hecht/Alfred Hitchcock (1946)101

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