2018 Oscar Predictions – BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

2018 Oscar Predictions –

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

(Updated: July 27, 2017)

AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE:

  1. "The Papers" (20th Century Fox)
    Liz Hannah

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  2. "Mudbound" (Netflix)
    Dee Rees, Virgil Williams

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  3. "Molly's Game" (STX Entertainment)
    Aaron Sorkin

    For It : Against It :
  4. "Call Me By Your Name" (Sony Pictures Classics)
    Luca Guadagnino, James Ivory, Walter Fasano

    For It : Against It :
  5. "Last Flag Flying" (Amazon Studios)
    Richard Linklater

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  6. THE NEXT FIVE:

  7. "Victoria and Abdul" (Focus Features)
    Lee Hall

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  8. "Wonderstruck" (Amazon Studios)
    Brian Selznick

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  9. "The Beguiled" (Focus Features)
    Sofia Coppola

    For It : Against It :
  10. "Lean on Pete" (A24)
    Andrew Haigh

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  11. "You Were Never Really Here" (Amazon Studios)
    Lynne Ramsay

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  12. TOP-TIER CONTENDERS:

  13. "Blade Runner 2049" (Warner Bros.)
    Hampton Fancher, Michael Green

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  14. "The Glass Castle" (Lionsgate)
    Destin Daniel Cretton, Marti Noxon, Andrew Lanham

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  15. "Murder on the Orient Express" (20th Century Fox)
    Michael Green

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  16. "The Snowman" (Universal Pictures)
    Hossein Amini, MAtthew Michael Carnahan

    For It : Against It :
  17. "The Mountain Between Us" (20th Century Fox)
    J. Mills Goodloe, Chris Weitz

    For It : Against It :
  18. "Thank You for Your Service" (Universal Pictures)
    Jason Hall

    For It : Against It :
  19. "Mary Magdalene" (Universal Pictures)
    Helen Edmundson, Philippa Goslett

    For It : Against It :
  20. "Stronger" (Lionsgate)
    John Pollono

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  21. For It : Against It :
  22. "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (Walt Disney Pictures)
    Rian Johnson

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  23. ALSO IN CONTENTION:

  24. "Logan" (20th Century Fox)
    James Mangold, Scott Frank, Michael Green

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  25. "Wonder Woman" (Warner Bros.)
    Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder, Jason Fuchs

    For It : Against It :
  26. "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers" (Netflix)
    Loung Ung, Angelina Jolie

    For It : Against It :
  27. "Submergence" (No U.S. Distribution)
    Erin Dignam

    For It : Against It :
  28. For It : Against It :
  29. "Our Souls at Night" (Netflix)
    Scott Neustadler, Michael H. Weber

    For It : Against It :
  30. "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" (A24)
    John Cameron Mitchell, Philippa Goslett

    For It : Against It :
  31. "The Professor and the Madman" (No U.S. Distribution)
    John Boorman, Todd Kamarnicki, Farhad Safinia, Simon Winchester

    For It : Against It :
  32. "Wildlife" (No U.S. Distribution)
    Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan

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  33. "War for the Planet of the Apes" (20th Century Fox)
    Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves

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  34. OTHER POSSIBILITIES:

  35. "Same Kind of Different as Me" (Pure Fix Entertainment)
    Michael Carney, Alexander Foard, Ron Hall

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  36. For It : Against It :
  37. "Based on a True Story" (Sony Pictures Classics)
    Olivier Assayas, Roman Polanski

    For It : Against It :
  38. "Redoubtable" (No U.S. Distribution)
    Michel Hazanavicius

    For It : Against It :
  39. "Mektoub is Mektoub" (No U.S. Distribution)
    François Bégaudeau

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  40. "God Particle" (Paramount Pictures)
    Oren Uziel, Doug Jung

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  41. "Wonder" (Lionsgate)
    Steve Conrad

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  42. For It : Against It :
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  44. "Tulip Fever" (The Weinstein Company)
    Tom Stoppard

    For It : Against It :

Atomic Blonde” (Focus Features) – Kurt Johnstad; “The Disaster Artist” (A24) – Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber; “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” (Sony Pictures Classics) – Matt Greenhalgh; “Soldado” (Sony Pictures Classics) – Taylor Sheridan; “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (Marvel) – Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers; “Wilson” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) – Daniel Clowes; “The Zookeeper’s Wife” (Focus Features) – Angela Workman

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  • DaKardii

    Why is Untitled Spielberg on this list? Shouldn’t it be Original?

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    Awards Watch (not to be confused with this website) is a great website to check out if you want to look for films that have the potential to jump up in the rankings on this website in the coming months. For its June update (it updates monthly), look for the following screenplays to possibly jump up:

    -The Death of Stalin
    -Disobedience
    -Last Flag Flying
    -Lean on Pete
    -Wonderstruck