Oscar Adapted Screenplay

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Can you name the Oscar winners for Best Adapted Screenplay?

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Year - WriterFilm TitleLead Actors
1927-28 - Benjamin GlazerJanet Gaynor, Charles Farrell
1928-29 - Hans KralyLewis Stone, Emil Jannings
1929-30 - Frances MarionChester Morris, Wallace Beery
1930-31 - Howard EstabrookRichard Dix, Irene Dunne
1931-32 - Edwin BurkeSally Eilers, James Dunn
1932-33 - Victor HeermanKatharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett
1934 - Robert RiskinClark Gable, Claudette Colbert
1935 - Dudley NicholsVictor McLaglen, Heather Angel
1936 - Pierre CollingsPaul Muni, Josephine Hutchinson
1937 - Norman Reilly RainePaul Muni, Joseph Schildkraut
1938 - George Bernard ShawLeslie Howard, Wendy Hiller
1939 - Sidney HowardVivien Leigh, Clark Gable
1940 - Donald Ogden StewartCary Grant, Katharine Hepburn
1941 - Sidney BuchmanClaude Rains, Robert Montgomery
1942 - Arthur WimperisGreer Garson, Walter Pidgeon
1943 - Julius & Philip EpsteinHumphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman
1944 - Frank ButlerBing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald
1945 - Charles BrackettRay Milland, Jane Wyman
1946 - Robert E. SherwoodFredric March, Myrna Loy
1947 - George SeatonMaureen O'Hara, Edmund Gwenn
1948 - John HustonHumphrey Bogart, Walter Huston
1949 - Joseph L. MankiewiczAnn Southern, Kirk Douglas
1950 - Joseph L. MankiewiczAnne Baxter, Bette Davis
1951 - Michael WilsonMontgomery Clift, Shelley Winters
1952 - Charles SchneeKirk Douglas, Lana Turner
1953 - Daniel TaradashBurt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift
1954 - George SeatonGrace Kelly, Bing Crosby
1955 - Paddy ChayefskyErnest Borgnine, Betsy Blair
1956 - James PoeDavid Niven, John Gielgud
Year - WriterFilm TitleLead Actors
1957 - Michael WilsonAlec Guinness, William Holden
1958 - Alan Jay LernerLeslie Caron, Louis Jourdan
1959 - Neil PatersonSimone Signoret, Laurence Harvey
1960 - Richard BrooksBurt Lancaster, Jean Simmons
1961 - Abby MannMaximilian Schell, Spencer Tracy
1962 - Horton FooteGregory Peck, Robert Duvall
1963 - John OsborneAlbert Finney, Hugh Griffith
1964 - Edward AnhaltRichard Burton, Peter O'Toole
1965 - Robert BoltOmar Sharif, Julie Christie
1966 - Robert BoltPaul Scofield, Wendy Hiller
1967 - Stirling SilliphantRod Steiger, Sidney Poitier
1968 - James GoldmanPeter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn
1969 - Waldo SaltJon Voight, Dustin Hoffman
1970 - Ring Lardner, Jr.Donald Sutherland, Sally Kellerman
1971 - Ernest TidymanGene Hackman, Roy Scheider
1972 - Mario PuzoMarlon Brando, Al Pacino
1973 - William Peter BlattyJason Miller, Ellen Burstyn
1974 - Francis Ford CoppolaAl Pacino, Diane Keaton
1975 - Lawrence HaubenJack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher
1976 - William GoldmanDustin Hoffman, Robert Redford
1977 - Alvin SargentVanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda
1978 - Oliver StoneBrad Davis, Randy Quaid
1979 - Robert BentonDustin Hoffman, Justin Henry
1980 - Alvin SargentDonald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore
1981 - Ernest ThompsonHenry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn
1982 - Costa-GavrasJack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek
1983 - James L. BrooksShirley MacLaine, Debra Winger
1984 - Peter ShafferTom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham
1985 - Kurt LuedtkeMeryl Streep, Robert Redford
Year - WriterFilm TitleLead Actors
1986 - Ruth Prawer JhabvalaDaniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter
1987 - Mark PeploeJohn Lone, Joan Chen
1988 - Christopher HamptonJohn Malkovich, Glenn Close
1989 - Alfred UhryJessica Tandy, Morgan Freeman
1990 - Michael BlakeKevin Costner, Mary McDonnell
1991 - Ted TallyAnthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster
1992 - Ruth Prawer JhabvalaEmma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter
1993 - Steven ZaillianLiam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes
1994 - Eric RothTom Hanks, Robin Wright Penn
1995 - Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson, Kate Winslet
1996 - Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam
1997 - Brian HelgelandKevin Spacey, Russell Crowe
1998 - Bill CondonIan McKellen, Brendan Fraser
1999 - John IrvingTobey Maguire, Michael Caine
2000 - Stephen GaghanCatherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas
2001 - Akiva GoldsmanRussell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly
2002 - Ronald HarwoodAdrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann
2003 - Fran WalshElijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen
2004 - Alexander PaynePaul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church
2005 - Larry McMurtryHeath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal
2006 - William MonahanMatt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio
2007 - Joel & Ethan CoenTommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem
2008 - Simon BeaufoyDev Patel, Freida Pinto
2009 - Geoffrey FletcherGabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique
2010 - Aaron SorkinJesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield
2011 - Alexander PayneGeorge Clooney, Shailene Woodley
2012 - Chris TerrioBen Affleck, Bryan Cranston

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