films 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay  

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Who will win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay this year? The Awards Circuit's Clayton Davis shares his list of Oscar predictions for Best Screenplay, 2014. This list compiles all of the likely Oscar contenders in the category of 'Best Original Screenplay' in one, votable list. Vote on the writers that you believe could win an Academy Award in 2014.
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Spike Jonze is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Derek Cianfrance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Derek Cianfrance, Bob Coccio, Darius Marber The Place Beyond the Pines

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Joel Coen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Joel & Ethan Coen Inside Llewyn Davis

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Bob Nelson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Bob Nelson Nebraska

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Jennifer Lee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Woody Allen Blue Jasmine

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Greta Gerwig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Destin Daniel Cretton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Destin Daniel Cretton Short Term 12

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Aaron Guzikowski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Aaron Guzikowski Prisoners

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Eric Singer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Jeff Nichols is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Scott Z. Burns is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Scott Z. Burns Side Effects

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Ryan Coogler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Ryan Coogler Fruitvale Station

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Nicole Holofcener is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
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Alfonso Cuarón is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Harmony Korine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Harmony Korine Spring Breakers

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Kelly Marcel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Kelly Marcel & Sue Smith Saving Mr. Banks

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Asghar Farhadi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Asghar Farhadi The Past

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Carey Hayes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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John Sayles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
John Sayles Go for Sisters

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Nat Faxon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Nat Faxon & Jim Rash The Way, Way Back

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David Lowery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
David Lowery Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

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Melisa Wallick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
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J.C. Chandor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
J.C. Chandor All is Lost

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Peter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Jingzhi Zou is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Danny Strong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Danny Strong Lee Daniels’ The Butler

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Neill Blomkamp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp Elysium

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John Krokidas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Austin Bunn & John Krokidas Kill Your Darlings

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Cormac McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Cormac McCarthy The Counselor

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Brian Helgeland is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Robert L. Baird is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Scott Cooper is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Brian Inglesby & Scott Cooper Out of the Furnace

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Thomas Vinterberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Carl Joos is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
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Gonzalo Maza is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay

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Darci Picoult is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Darci Picoult Mother of George

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Kim Mourdant is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 2014 Oscar Predictions Best Original Screenplay
Kim Mourdant The Rocket