Oscar for Best-Adapted Screenplay is an important segment of the Academy awards ceremony.


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Best Adapted Screenplay

Academy Awards, which is popularly known as 'the Oscars', are the most famous film awards in the United States. It is also the most-watched awards ceremony in the world. The awards are given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). One of important categories of the Award ceremony is the one for Best-Adapted Screenplay.
 
It is not always possible to have an original story and it has been noticed that a single concept is often repeated in movies, though with a different approach. The skill lies in the fact that a similar concept is modified into a different story. This segment of award is for the people who are endowed with this capability. Apart from that, the award also considers writers who have adapted a novel, play, or short story into a film. Here is a list of people who were awarded 'Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay'.
 
Oscar for Best-Adapted Screenplay
 
Year
Film
Winner
2009
Slumdog Millionaire
Simon Beaufoy
2008 
No Country for Old Men
Ethan and Joel Coen
2007
The Departed
William Monahan
2006 
Brokeback Mountain
Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana
2005
Sideways
Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor
2004
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson
2003
The Pianist
Ronald Harwood
2002
A Beautiful Mind
Akiva Goldsman
2001
Traffic
Stephen Gaghan
2000
The Cider House Rules
John Irving
1999
Gods and Monsters
Bill Condon
1998
L.A. Confidential
Curtis Hanson, Brian Helgeland
1997
Sling Blade
Billy Bob Thornton
1996
Sense and Sensibility
Emma Thompson
1995
Forrest Gump
Eric Roth
1994
Schindler's List
Steven Zaillian
1993
Howards End
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1992
The Silence of the Lambs
Ted Tally
1991
Dances with Wolves
Michael Blake
 

  
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