Best Screenplay, 2007

Rules and Regulations

Best Screenplay

1. No Country for Old Men [Joel and Ethan Coen] (119 points/17 votes)

2. There Will Be Blood [Paul Thomas Anderson] (85/12)
3. Zodiac [James Vanderbilt] (57/9)
4. Michael Clayton [Tony Gilroy] (35/6)
5. Ratatouille [Brad Bird, Jim Capobianco, and Jan Pinkava] (27/4)

6. Gone Baby Gone [Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard] (22/4)
7. Superbad [Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg] (19/4)
8. Atonement [Christopher Hampton] (18/3)
8. Away From Her [Sarah Polley] (18/3)
8. I'm Not There [Todd Haynes and Oren Moverman] (18/3)
8. The Lives of Others [Florian Henckel von Donnarsmarck] (18/3)
12. Juno [Diablo Cody] (15/3)
13. Black Book [Paul Verhoeven and Gerard Soeteman] (13/2)
13. Grindhouse [Tarantino/Rodriguez/Roth/Rendell/Wright/Zombie] (13/2)
15. Into the Wild [Sean Penn] (12/2)
15. Joshua [George Ratliff and David Gilbert] (12/2)
17. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly [Ronald Harwood] (11/2)
17. Knocked Up [Judd Apatow] (11/2)
19. The Hunting Party [Richard Shepard] (10/2)
20. The Savages [Tamara Jenkins] (9/2)
21. The Darjeeling Limited [Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, and Jason Schwartzman] (8/2)

The following screenplays each received one vote:

3:10 to Yuma
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
The Bourne Ultimatum
Day Night Day Night
Eastern Promises
The Host
Private Property
Shoot 'Em Up
This Is England
Year of the Dog