Best Screenplay, 2016

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1. Manchester By The Sea (written by Kenneth Lonergan) [148 points/22 votes]

2. Moonlight (screenplay by Barry Jenkins, based on the play In the Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney) [122/18]
3. The Lobster (Efthimis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos) [99/15]
4. Paterson (written by Jim Jarmusch) [89/17]
5. Hell or High Water (written by Taylor Sheridan) [76/12]

6. 20th Century Women (Mike Mills) [66/11]
7. Hail, Caesar! (Joel and Ethan Coen) [60/10]
8. Love and Friendship (Whit Stillman) [59/10]
9. Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt) [53/10]
10. The Nice Guys (Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi) [53/9]
11. Elle (David Birke) [52/9]
12. Arrival (Eric Heisserer) [48/7]
13. Silence (Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese) [46/7]
14. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade) [45/7]
15. The VVitch (Robert Eggers) [44/9]
16. Right Now, Wrong Then (Hong Sang-soo) [44/8]
17. The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook and Chung Seo-kyung) [42/7]
18. Fences (August Wilson) [34/5]
19. The Edge of Seventeen (Kelly Fremon Craig) [25/5]
20. Indignation (James Schamus) [22/3]
21 (tie). Happy Hour (Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Tadashi Nohara, Tomoyuki Takahashi) [19/3]
21 (tie). Sunset Song (Terence Davies) [19/3]
23. Green Room (Jeremy Saulnier) [18/3]
24 (tie). Everybody Wants Some!! (Richard Linklater) [16/3]
24 (tie). Mountains May Depart (Jia Zhang-ke) [16/3]
26. Aquarius (Kleber Mendonça Filho) [14/3]
27 (tie). Our Little Sister (Hirokazu Kore-eda) [12/2]
27 (tie). Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve) [12/2]
27 (tie). Wiener-Dog (Todd Solondz) [12/2]
27 (tie). Zootopia (Jared Bush and Phil Johnston) [12/2]
31 (tie). Christine (Craig Shilowich) [10/2]
31 (tie). The Love Witch (Anna Biller) [10/2]
31 (tie). Swiss Army Man (Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan) [10/2]
34. Hidden Figures (Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder) [8/2]

The following films received one vote apiece:
Café Society
Cemetery of Splendor
Cosmos
Don’t Think Twice
Embrace of the Serpent
Evolution
The Fits
The Greasy Strangler
High-Rise
I Am Not Madame Bovary
I, Daniel Blake
The Invitation
Jackie
Kubo and the Two Strings
My Golden Days
Nocturnal Animals
Sing Street
Too Late
The Treasure