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Can you name every 'Best Adapted Screenplay' winner since 1928?

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YearBest Adapted ScreenplayScreenwriter(s)
1928Benjamin Glazer
1929Hanns Kräly
1930Frances Marion
1931Howard Estabrook
1932Edwin J. Burke
1933Victor Heerman, Sarah Y. Mason
1934Robert Riskin
1935Dudley Nichols
1936Pierre Collings, Sheridan Gibney
1937Heinz Herald, Geza Herczeg, Normal Reilly Raine
1938Ian Dalrymple, Cecil Lewis, W.P. Lipscomb, George Bernard Shaw
1939Sidney Howard
1940Donald Ogden Stewart
1941Sidney Buchman, Seton I. Miller
1942George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West, Arthur Wimperis
1943Philip G. Epstein, Julius J. Epstein, Howard Koch
1944Frank Butler, Frank Cavett
1945Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
1946Robert Sherwood
1947George Seaton
1948John Huston
1949Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1950Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1951Harry Brown, Michael Wilson
1952Charles Schnee
1953Daniel Taradash
1954George Seaton
1955Paddy Chayefsky
1956John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, James Poe
1957Pierre Boulle, Carl Forman, Michael Wilson
YearBest Adapted ScreenplayScreenwriter(s)
1958Alan Jay Lerner
1959Neil Paterson
1960Richard Brooks
1961Abby Mann
1962Horton Foote
1963John Osborne
1964Edward Anhalt
1965Robert Bolt
1966Robert Bolt
1967Stirling Silliphant
1968James Goldman
1969Waldo Salt
1970Ring Lardner Jr.
1971Ernest Tidyman
1972Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
1973William Peter Blatty
1974Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo
1975Bo Goldman, Laurence Hauben
1976William Goldman
1977Alvin Sargent
1978Oliver Stone
1979Robert Benton
1980Alvin Sargent
1981Ernest Thompson
1982Costa-Gavras, Donald E. Stewart
1983James L. Brooks
1984Peter Shaffer
1985Kurt Luedtke
1986Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1987Bernardo Bertolucci, Mark Peploe
YearBest Adapted ScreenplayScreenwriter(s)
1988Christopher Hampton
1989Alfred Uhry
1990Michael Blake
1991Ted Tally
1992Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1993Steven Zaillian
1994Eric Roth
1995Emma Thompson
1996Billy Bob Thornton
1997Curtis Hanson, Brian Helgeland
1998Bill Condon
1999John Irving
2000Stephen Gaghan
2001Akiva Goldsman
2002Ronald Harwood
2003Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
2004Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
2005Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana
2006William Monahan
2007Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
2008Simon Beaufoy
2009Geoffrey Fletcher
2010Aaron Sorkin
2011Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
2012Chris Terrio
2013John Ridley
2014Graham Moore
2015Adam McKay, Charles Randolph
2016Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney
2017James Ivory

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