Awards & Winners

BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted

British Academy Film Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award for Best Adapted Screenplay has been presented to its winners since 1968:
Date Established : 1983

Check all the winners of BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted presented under British Academy Film Awards since 1984 .

Jeff Pope, Steve Coogan

Honored for : Philomena

Nominations 2014 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Richard LaGravenese Behind the Candelabra
John Ridley 12 Years a Slave
Terence Winter The Wolf of Wall Street
Steve Coogan Philomena
Jeff Pope Philomena
Billy Ray Captain Phillips

David O. Russell

Honored for : Silver Linings Playbook

Nominations 2013 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Chris Terrio Argo
Lucy Alibar Beasts of the Southern Wild
Benh Zeitlin Beasts of the Southern Wild
David Magee Life of Pi
Tony Kushner Lincoln
David O. Russell Silver Linings Playbook

Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan

Honored for : Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Nominations 2012 »

Nominee Nominated Work
George Clooney The Ides of March
Grant Heslov The Ides of March
Beau Willimon The Ides of March
Tate Taylor The Help
Peter Straughan Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Bridget O'Connor Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Steven Zaillian Moneyball
Aaron Sorkin Moneyball
Nat Faxon The Descendants
Alexander Payne The Descendants
Jim Rash The Descendants

Aaron Sorkin

Honored for : The Social Network

Nominations 2011 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Danny Boyle 127 Hours
Simon Beaufoy 127 Hours
Rasmus Heisterberg The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Nikolaj Arcel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Aaron Sorkin The Social Network
Michael Arndt Toy Story 3
Joel Coen True Grit
Ethan Coen True Grit

Sheldon Turner, Jason Reitman

Honored for : Up in the Air

Nominations 2010 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Neill Blomkamp District 9
Terri Tatchell District 9
Nick Hornby An Education
Jesse Armstrong In the Loop
Tony Roche In the Loop
Armando Iannucci In the Loop
Simon Blackwell In the Loop
Geoffrey S. Fletcher Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Jason Reitman Up in the Air
Sheldon Turner Up in the Air

Simon Beaufoy

Honored for : Slumdog Millionaire

Nominations 2009 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Eric Roth The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Peter Morgan Frost/Nixon
David Hare The Reader
Justin Haythe Revolutionary Road
Simon Beaufoy Slumdog Millionaire

Ronald Harwood

Honored for : The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Nominations 2008 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Christopher Hampton Atonement
Joel Coen No Country for Old Men
Ethan Coen No Country for Old Men
Ronald Harwood The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
David Benioff The Kite Runner
Paul Thomas Anderson There Will Be Blood

Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock

Honored for : The Last King of Scotland

Nominations 2007 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Neal Purvis Casino Royale
Paul Haggis Casino Royale
William Monahan The Departed
Aline Brosh McKenna The Devil Wears Prada
Jeremy Brock The Last King of Scotland
Peter Morgan The Last King of Scotland
Patrick Marber Notes on a Scandal

Diana Ossana, Larry McMurtry

Honored for : Brokeback Mountain

Nominations 2006 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Diana Ossana Brokeback Mountain
Larry McMurtry Brokeback Mountain
Jeffrey Caine The Constant Gardener
Josh Olson A History of Violence
Deborah Moggach Pride & Prejudice
Dan Futterman Capote

Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor

Honored for : Sideways

Nominations 2005 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Christophe Barratier The Chorus
Philippe Lopes-Curval The Chorus
Patrick Marber Closer
David Magee Finding Neverland
José Rivera The Motorcycle Diaries
Alexander Payne Sideways
Jim Taylor Sideways

Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh

Honored for : The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Nominations 2004 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John August Big Fish
Anthony Minghella Cold Mountain
Olivia Hetreed Girl with a Pearl Earring
Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Fran Walsh The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Philippa Boyens The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Brian Helgeland Mystic River

Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman

Honored for : Adaptation

Nominations 2003 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paul Weitz About a Boy
Peter Hedges About a Boy
Chris Weitz About a Boy
Charlie Kaufman Adaptation
Donald Kaufman Adaptation
Jeff Nathanson Catch Me If You Can
David Hare The Hours
Ronald Harwood The Pianist

Nominations 2002 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Akiva Goldsman A Beautiful Mind
Helen Fielding Bridget Jones's Diary
Andrew Davies Bridget Jones's Diary
Richard Curtis Bridget Jones's Diary
Richard Eyre Iris
Charles Wood Iris
Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Fran Walsh The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Philippa Boyens The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Ted Elliott Shrek
Terry Rossio Shrek
Joe Stillman Shrek
Roger S.H. Schulman Shrek

Stephen Gaghan

Honored for : Traffic

Nominations 2001 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Nelson Jacobs Chocolat
James Schamus Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Wang Hui-Ling Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Kuo Jung Tsai Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
D.V. DeVincentis High Fidelity
Steve Pink High Fidelity
John Cusack High Fidelity
Scott Rosenberg High Fidelity
Stephen Gaghan Traffic
Steve Kloves Wonder Boys

Neil Jordan

Honored for : The End of the Affair

Nominations 2000 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ayub Khan-Din East Is East
Neil Jordan The End of the Affair
Oliver Parker An Ideal Husband
Anthony Minghella The Talented Mr. Ripley

Elaine May

Honored for : Primary Colors

Nominations 1999 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Frank Cottrell Boyce Hilary and Jackie
Mark Herman Little Voice
Elaine May Primary Colors
Hilary Henkin Wag the Dog
David Mamet Wag the Dog

Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann

Honored for : Romeo + Juliet

Nominations 1998 »

Nominee Nominated Work
James Schamus The Ice Storm
Brian Helgeland L.A. Confidential
Curtis Hanson L.A. Confidential
Craig Pearce Romeo + Juliet
Baz Luhrmann Romeo + Juliet
Hossein Amini The Wings of the Dove

Anthony Minghella

Honored for : The English Patient

Nominations 1997 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Arthur Miller The Crucible
Anthony Minghella The English Patient
Alan Parker Evita
Oliver Stone Evita
Ian McKellen Richard III
Richard Loncraine Richard III

John Hodge

Honored for : Trainspotting

Nominations 1996 »

Nominee Nominated Work
George Miller Babe
Chris Noonan Babe
Mike Figgis Leaving Las Vegas
Alan Bennett The Madness of King George
Anna Pavignano Il Postino: The Postman
Michael Radford Il Postino: The Postman
Furio Scarpelli Il Postino: The Postman
Massimo Troisi Il Postino: The Postman
Giacomo Scarpelli Il Postino: The Postman
Emma Thompson Sense and Sensibility
John Hodge Trainspotting

Paul Attanasio

Honored for : Quiz Show

Nominations 1995 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ronald Harwood The Browning Version
Eric Roth Forrest Gump
Amy Tan The Joy Luck Club
Ronald Bass The Joy Luck Club
Paul Attanasio Quiz Show

Steven Zaillian

Honored for : Schindler's List

Nominations 1994 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Terry George In the Name of the Father
Jim Sheridan In the Name of the Father
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala The Remains of the Day
Bo Goldman Scent of a Woman
Steven Zaillian Schindler's List
William Nicholson Shadowlands

Michael Tolkin

Honored for : The Player

Nominations 1993 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Howards End
Oliver Stone JFK
Zachary Sklar JFK
Michael Tolkin The Player
Baz Luhrmann Strictly Ballroom
Craig Pearce Strictly Ballroom

Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Roddy Doyle

Honored for : The Commitments

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Dick Clement The Commitments
Ian La Frenais The Commitments
Roddy Doyle The Commitments
Jean-Paul Rappeneau Cyrano de Bergerac
Jean-Claude Carrière Cyrano de Bergerac
Michael Blake Dances with Wolves
Ted Tally The Silence of the Lambs

Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese

Honored for : Goodfellas

Nominations 1991 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Oliver Stone Born on the Fourth of July
Ron Kovic Born on the Fourth of July
Michael J. Leeson The War of the Roses
Carrie Fisher Postcards from the Edge
Nicholas Pileggi Goodfellas
Martin Scorsese Goodfellas
Alfred Uhry Driving Miss Daisy

Christopher Hampton

Honored for : Dangerous Liaisons

Nominations 1990 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Frank Galati The Accidental Tourist
Lawrence Kasdan The Accidental Tourist
Willy Russell Shirley Valentine
Shane Connaughton My Left Foot
Jim Sheridan My Left Foot
Christopher Hampton Dangerous Liaisons

Jean-Claude Carrière, Philip Kaufman

Honored for : The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Nominations 1989 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gabriel Axel Babette's Feast
Tom Stoppard Empire of the Sun
Jean-Claude Carrière The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Philip Kaufman The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Jeffrey Price Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Peter S. Seaman Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Claude Berri, Gérard Brach

Honored for : Jean de Florette

Nominations 1988 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Hugh Whitemore 84 Charing Cross Road
Claude Berri Jean de Florette
Gérard Brach Jean de Florette
Christine Edzard Little Dorrit
Alan Bennett Prick Up Your Ears

Kurt Luedtke

Honored for : Out of Africa

Nominations 1987 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Hesper Anderson Children of a Lesser God
Mark Medoff Children of a Lesser God
Menno Meyjes The Color Purple
Kurt Luedtke Out of Africa
Akira Kurosawa Ran
Hideo Oguni Ran
Masato Ide Ran
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala A Room with a View

Richard Condon, Janet Roach

Honored for : Prizzi's Honor

Nominations 1986 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Peter Shaffer Amadeus
David Lean A Passage to India
Richard Condon Prizzi's Honor
Janet Roach Prizzi's Honor
Julian Bond The Shooting Party

Bruce Robinson

Honored for : The Killing Fields

Nominations 1985 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Julian Mitchell Another Country
Ronald Harwood The Dresser
Bruce Robinson The Killing Fields
Sam Shepard Paris, Texas

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Honored for : Heat and Dust

Nominations 1984 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Willy Russell Educating Rita
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Heat and Dust
Harold Pinter Betrayal
Larry Gelbart Tootsie
Murray Schisgal Tootsie