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The San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Original Screenplay is given by the San Francisco Film Critics Circle (since 2006).



Year Winner Writer(s)
2006 Brick Rian Johnson
2007 The Savages Tamara Jenkins
2008 Milk Dustin Lance Black
2009 Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino


Year Winner Writer(s)
2010 The King's Speech David Seidler
2011 Margin Call J. C. Chandor
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Mark Boal
2013 American Hustle Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., and Armando Bo
2015 Love & Mercy Michael Alan Lerner and Oren Moverman
2016 Manchester by the Sea (TIE)
Moonlight (TIE)
Kenneth Lonergan
Barry Jenkins
2017 Get Out Jordan Peele
2018 First Reformed Paul Schrader
2019 Parasite Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won


Year Winner Writer(s)
2020 Minari Lee Isaac Chung
2021 C'mon C'mon Mike Mills
2022 Tár Todd Field
2023 Past Lives Celine Song