2020 Writers Guild Awards Film Winners

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Erik Gjetmundsen
February 4, 2020
by Erik Gjetmundsen
Jojo Rabbit
Searchlight Pictures
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It seems like every week there's a new Guild Award ceremony and I'm having a hard time keeping up. This week's was the Writers Guild Awards, and unless there's another surprise ceremony in the next four days it's the final one before the Academy Awards premiere on Sunday.

Being that we only care about True Cinema™ 'round these parts, only the Adapted/Original screenplay awards are below. Again, Guild Awards are supposedly the best precursors for their Oscar equivalents, and if that holds true for the screenplays I'll be happy, even if I believe Greta Gerwig deserves Adapted.


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ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

1917, Written by Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns; Universal Pictures

Booksmart, Written by Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins and Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman; United Artists Releasing

Knives Out, Written by Rian Johnson; Lionsgate

Marriage Story, Written by Noah Baumbach; Netflix

WINNER: Parasite, Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, Story by Bong Joon Ho; Neon


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ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, Inspired by the Article "Can You Say...Hero?" by Tom Junod; TriStar Pictures

The Irishman, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, Based upon the Book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt; Netflix

WINNER: Jojo Rabbit, Screenplay by Taika Waititi, Based on the Book Caging Skies by Christine Leunens; Fox Searchlight

Joker, Written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver, Based on Characters from DC Comics; Warner Bros. Pictures

Little Women, Screenplay by Greta Gerwig, Based on the Novel by Louisa May Alcott; Sony Pictures


2020 Writers Guild Awards
2020 Writers Guild Awards
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Parasite - Neon Rated
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