Best Screenplay, 2011

List of Winners
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1. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi) [144 points/22 votes]

2. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John Le Carré) [112/19]
3. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan) [81/11]
4. Moneyball (Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin; story by Stan Chervin; based on the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning An Unfair Game by Michael Lewis) [78/14]
5. Beginners (Mike Mills) [65/11]

6. Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami) [65/10]
7. Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen) [51/8]
8. Margin Call (J.C. Chandor) [49/8]
9. Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols) [48/8]
10. The Guard (John Michael McDonaugh) [39/7]
11. Young Adult (Diablo Cody) [32/6]
12. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick) [31/5]
13. The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar in collaboration with Agustin Almodóvar, based on the novel Tarantula by Thierry Jonquet) [26/4]
14. The Descendants (Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash) [24/5]
15. Poetry (Lee Chang-dong) [24/4]
16. Weekend (Andrew Haigh) [20/3]
17. Bridesmaids (Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo) [19/4]
18. (tie) 50/50 (Will Reiser) [17/3]
A Dangerous Method (Christopher Hampton, based on his play The Talking Cure and John Kerr's book A Most Dangerous Method) [17/3]
20. (tie) Attack the Block (Joe Cornish) [16/3]
Tuesday, After Christmas (Alexandru Baciu & Radu Muntean & Razvan Radulescu) [16/3]
22. Incendies (Denis Villeneuve, based on the play by Majdi Mouawad) [16/2]
23. Drive (Hossein Amini, based on the book by James Sallis) [15/3]
24. (tie) Carnage (Roman Polanski & Yasmin Reza, based on Reza's play God of Carnage) [15/2]
In the Family (Patrick Wang) [15/2]
26. (tie) Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin) [14/2]
War Horse (Lee Hall and Richard Curtis, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo) [14/2]
28. (tie) The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Steven Zaillian, based on the novel by Stieg Larsson) [12/2]
Hugo [12/2]
30. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) [11/2]
31. (tie) Love Exposure (Sion Sono) [10/2]
Mysteries of Lisbon (Carlos Saboga, based on the novel by Camilo Castelo Branco) [10/2]
Win Win (Tom McCarthy) [10/2]
34. Submarine (Richard Ayoade, based on the novel by Joe Dunthorne) [9/2]

The following screenplays received one vote apiece:

The Arbor
Bellflower (Evan Glodell)
Cold Weather (Aaron Katz)
The Double Hour (Alessandro Fabbri & Ludovico Rampoldi & Stefano Sardo)
The Future (Miranda July)
Heartbeats (Xavier Dolan)
I Saw the Devil (Park Hoon-jung)
Meek’s Cutoff (Jonathan Raymond)
Melancholia (Lars Von Trier)
The Muppets (Jason Segal & Nicholas Stoller)
The Myth of the American Sleepover (David Robert Mitchell)
Rampart (James Ellroy and Oren Moverman)
Shame (Abi Morgan & Steve McQueen)
Source Code (Ben Ripley)
Terri (Patrick Dewitt)
The Time That Remains (Elia Suleiman)
The Trip 
United Red Army (Masayuki Kakegawa and Koji Wakamatsu, based on the novel by Kakegawa)
Winnie the Pooh (a lot of people)
The Woman (Lucky McKee & Jack Ketchum)