Best movies that are oscar winners in writing (original screenplay) category

Parasite(2019)

Combined Rating:
97
Combined Critics Rating: 97

A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.



Spotlight(2015)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 94

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.



Manchester by the Sea(2016)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 95

A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.



The King's Speech(2010)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.



Her(2013)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.



Get Out(2017)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 90

It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.



Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind(2004)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.



Lost in Translation(2003)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.



Django Unchained(2012)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 86

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.



Juno(2007)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 84

Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.



Milk(2008)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 86

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.



Little Miss Sunshine(2006)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 83

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.



Midnight in Paris(2011)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 84

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.



Promising Young Woman(2020)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 84

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.



Chinatown(1974)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.



Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)(2014)

Combined Rating:
62
Combined Critics Rating: 44

A washed-up actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play.



Green Book(2018)

Combined Rating:
61
Combined Critics Rating: 82

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.



Dog Day Afternoon(1975)

Combined Rating:
47
Combined Critics Rating: 23

A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.