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Can you name every 'Best Original Screenplay' winner since 1940?

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YearBest Original ScreenplayScreenwriter(s)
1940Preston Sturges
1941Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles
1942Michael Kanin, Ring Lardner Jr.
1943Norman Krasna
1944Lamar Trotti
1945Richard Schweizer
1946Muriel Box, Sydney Box
1947Sidney Sheldon
1949Robert Pirosh
1950Charles Bracket, D.M. Marshman, Jr., Billy Wilder
1951Alan Jay Lerner
1952T.E.B. Clarke
1953Charles Brackett, Richard L. Breen, Walter Reisch
1954Budd Schulberg
1955Sonya Levien, William Ludwig
1956Albert Lamorisse
1957George Wells
1958Nathan E. Douglas, Harold Jacob Smith
1959Clarence Greene, Maurice Richlin, Russell Rouse, Stanley Shapiro
1960I.A.L. Diamond, Billy Wilder
1961William Inge
1962Ennio de Concini, Pietro Germi, Alfredo Giannetti
1963James Webb
1964Peter Stone and Frank Tarloff
1965Frederic Raphael
1966Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven
YearBest Original ScreenplayScreenwriter(s)
1967William Rose
1968Mel Brooks
1969William Goldman
1970Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North
1971Paddy Chayefsky
1972Jeremy Larner
1973David S. Ward
1974Robert Towne
1975Frank Pierson
1976Paddy Chayefsky
1977Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman
1978Robert C. Jones, Waldo Salt, Nancy Dowd
1979Steve Tesich
1980Bo Goldman
1981Colin Welland
1982John Briley
1983Horton Foote
1984Robert Benton
1985William Kelley, Earl Wallace, Pamela Wallace
1986Woody Allen
1987John Patrick Shanley
1988Ronald Bass, Barry Morrow
1989Tom Schulman
1990Bruce Joel Rubin
1991Callie Khouri
1992Neil Jordan
YearBest Original ScreenplayScreenwriter(s)
1993Jane Campion
1994Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
1995Christopher McQuarrie
1996Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
1997Ben Affleck, Matt Damon
1998Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
1999Alan Ball
2000Cameron Crowe
2001Julian Fellowes
2002Pedro Almodóvar
2003Sofia Coppola
2004Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
2005Paul Haggis, Bobby Moresco
2006Michael Arndt
2007Diablo Cody
2008Dustin Lance Black
2009Mark Boal
2010David Seidler
2011Woody Allen
2012Quentin Tarantino
2013Spike Jonze
2014Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., Armando Bo
2015Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer
2016Kenneth Lonergan

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