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Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay

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The Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay is an award presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for "superior achievement" in horror writing for best screenplay.

Winners and nominees

This category existed between 1998 and 2004. It was reintroduced for the 2011 awards. Nominees are listed below the winner(s) for each year.

  • 1998: Gods and Monsters, by Bill Condon (tie)
  • 1998: Dark City, by Alex Proyas (tie)
  • Fallen, by Nicholas Kazan
  • "Somehow, Satan Got Behind Me" (Millennium), by Darin Morgan
  • 1999: The Sixth Sense, by M. Night Shyamalan
  • The Green Mile, by Frank Darabont
  • The Blair Witch Project, by Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez
  • "Hush" (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), by Joss Whedon
  • 2000: Shadow of the Vampire, by Steven Katz
  • Requiem for a Dream by Darren Aronofsky and Hubert Selby, Jr.
  • The Cell by Mark Protosevich
  • Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan
  • Pitch Black by David Twohy and Ken and Jim Wheat
  • 2001: Memento, by Christopher and Jonathan Nolan
  • The Others by Alejandro Amenabar
  • The Fellowship of the Ring by Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Frances Walsh (based on the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien)
  • From Hell by Terry Hayes & Rafael Yglesias (based on a graphic novel by Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell)
  • 2002: Frailty, by Brent Hanley
  • Minority Report, by Scott Frank & Jon Cohen; based on a story by Philip K. Dick
  • The Ring by Ehren Kruger & Scott Frank; based on the novel by Koji Suzuki and on the motion picture by The Spiral Production Group
  • Signs by M. Night Shyamalan
  • 2003: Bubba Ho-tep, by Don Coscarelli
  • Identity by Michael Cooney
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio
  • 2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry and Pierre Bismuth (tie)
  • 2004: Shaun of the Dead by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright (tie)
  • Hellboy by Guillermo Del Toro
  • Dawn of the Dead by James Gunn
  • 2011: "Afterbirth" (American Horror Story) by Jessica Sharzer
  • True Blood, episode #44: "Spellbound" by Alan Ball
  • The Walking Dead, episode #13: "Pretty Much Dead Already" by Scott M. Gimple
  • The Walking Dead, episode #9: "Save the Last One" by Scott M. Gimple
  • Priest by Cory Goodman
  • The Adjustment Bureau by George Nolfi
  • 2012: "The Cabin in the Woods" by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard
  • The Woman in Black by Jane Goldman
  • The Walking Dead, "Killer Within" by Sang Kyu Kim
  • American Horror Story, "Dark Cousin" by Tim Minear
  • The Hunger Games by Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray
  • 2013: The Walking Dead, "Welcome to the Tombs" by Glen Mazzara
  • The Returned, "The Horde" by Fabien Adda and Fabrice Gobert
  • American Horror Story: Asylum, "Spilt Milk" by Brad Falchuk
  • Hannibal, "Apéritif" by Bryan Fuller
  • Dracula, "A Whiff of Sulfur" by Daniel Knauf
  • 2014:The Babadook by Jennifer Kent
  • The Walking Dead, "The Grove" by Scott M. Gimple
  • Penny Dreadful, "Séance" by John Logan
  • Doctor Who, "Listen" by Steven Moffat
  • American Horror Story: Coven, "The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks" by James Wong
  • 2015: It Follows by David Robert Mitchell
  • Crimson Peak by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins
  • Penny Dreadful, "And Hell Itself My Only Foe" by John Logan
  • Penny Dreadful, "Nightcomers" by John Logan
  • What We Do in the Shadows by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement
  • References

    Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay Wikipedia

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