Best Screenwriters

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“ Star wars,Indiana Jones and The Upcoming Han Solo Spinoff ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Terminator 2(T2):Judgement Day ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Edward Neumeier
Writer, RoboCop
Edward Neumeier is an American screenwriter, producer and director best known for his work on the science fiction movies RoboCop and Starship Troopers. He wrote the latter's sequel, and most recently wrote and directed Starship Troopers 3: Marauder. Neumeier studied journalism at the University of...
“ Starship Troopers ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Blade Trilogy , Jumper,Batman Begins,Man Of Steel and The Upcoming Batman V Superman ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Jonathan Nolan
Attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois, graduating in 1994. Graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1999. Majored in English. Shortly after graduating from Georgetown University, Jonathan Nolan served as a production assistant on Memento. Wrote the short story, "Memento Mori", on which the film Memento is based...
“ Co Writer for The Prestige,Inception,Momento, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Interstellar and Upcoming Dunkirk ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Lord of The Rings Triliogy,Hobbit Triliogy and King Kong ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Dredd,Sunshine,Ex Machina and The Upcoming Annilhation ” - KalKenobi83
 
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George R.R. Martin
George R.R. Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, a screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known for his international bestselling series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO dramatic series Game of Thrones...
“ Game Of Thrones ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Troy,X Men Origins Wolverine and Game Of Thrones ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Toy Story 3,Catching Fire, Oblivion and Star Wars The Force Awakens ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Jim Cash
Writer, Top Gun
A three-time college dropout, Jim Cash received a bachelor's in English from Michigan State University (MSU) in 1970, followed by an master's in Television and Radio in 1972. As a professor of writing and film history, in 1975 Cash met a student while working at MSU, Jack Epps, Jr., who would later become his writing partner...
“ Top Gun ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Top Gun ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Dwayne McDuffie
Dwayne McDuffie was an African American comic book and animation writer best known as one of the founders of Milestone Media, an imprint of DC Comics dedicated to promoting better stories and characterizations for minorities and for his contributions to Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, the final installment of what DC Comics fans refer to as "the DCAU"...
“ DC Animated Adaptations ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Prometheus,Lost and Tommorowland ” - KalKenobi83
 
15.
“ Antz ,Cinderella ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ The Chronicles of Narnia, Captain America 1& 2 and Thor The Dark World ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ See Above^ ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Jez Butterworth
His feature film directorial debut Mojo starred Ian Hart, Ewen Bremner, Aidan Gillen and Harold Pinter and was officially selected for the 1998 Venice Film Festival. The film was based on his multi award winning stage play of the same name which opened at the Royal Court Theatre in 1995 and was an outstanding critical and public success...
“ Edge Of Tommorow & Spectre ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Walter Murch
Sound Department, Apocalypse Now
Walter Murch has been editing sound in Hollywood since starting on Francis Ford Coppola's film The Rain People. He edited sound on American Graffiti and The Godfather: Part II, won his first Academy Award nomination for The Conversation, won his first Oscar for Apocalypse Now, and won an unprecedented double Oscar for Best Sound and Best Film Editing for his work on The English Patient...
“ THX-1138 ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ ^ ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Book Of Eli,After Earth ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Kurt Johnstad
Writer, 300
A former assistant director and key grip, Kurt Johnstad has an long-standing relationship with the military, and wrote the "Navy SEALs playing themselves" movie, "Act of Valor". But he is perhaps best known for writing the cult-classic film "300", as well as it's sequel, "300: Rise of an Empire" with Zack Snyder.
“ 300,Act of Valor and 300 Rise of An Empire ” - KalKenobi83
 
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David Hayter
Writer, X2
David Hayter was born on February 6, 1969 in Santa Monica, California, USA as David Bryan Hayter. He is known for writing the screenplays to X-Men (2000), X-Men 2 (2003), and Watchmen (2009). He is best known as the voice of Solid Snake in the English versions of the Metal Gear Solid franchise.
“ Watchmen,X-Men ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Marvel Animated Adaptations & Thor:The Dark World ” - KalKenobi83
 
25.
“ Iron Man, Cowboy & Aliens ” - KalKenobi83
 
26.
Hawk Ostby
Writer, Iron Man
Hawk was born in India circa 1966 but grew up in Nordstrand and Slemdal in Oslo, Norway. He moved to Malaysia and Singapore when he was 15 and has lived in the United States since he was 19. His parents met in Scotland, mother is Indian and his father is Norwegian. His sisters were born in Sweden.
“ see Above^ ” - KalKenobi83
 
27.
“ Star Trek Reboot 1 & 2, Transformers,Cowboys & Aliens, GI Joe 1 & 2 and The Amazing Spider Man 2,3 ” - KalKenobi83
 
28.
“ See Above^ ” - KalKenobi83
 
29.
Chris Terrio
Writer, Argo
“ Argo,Batman vs Superman and Justice League ” - KalKenobi83
 
30.
“ Sherlock Holmes,Jumper,Mr & Mrs. Smith & X Men The Last Stand & X Men Days Of Future Past ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Pirates Of The Carribbean: Curse of The black Pearl & Treasure Planet ” - KalKenobi83
 
33.
“ Leon The Professional, Taken and The Fifth Element ” - KalKenobi83
 
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John Logan
John Logan was a playwright in Chicago for ten years before writing, on spec, his first screenplay, "Any Given Sunday." He won the 2010 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle awards for his play RED, which premiered at the Donmar Warehouse in London and the Golden Theatre on Broadway.
“ Gladiator,Sinbad Legendo Of The Seven Seas ,007 Skyfall and The Last Samauri ” - KalKenobi83
 
35.
“ Sherlock & Doctor Who ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Zak Penn
Zak Penn's career began as a screenwriter when he sold his first script, Last Action Hero, at the age of twenty-three. Since then, Penn has become known for his work on numerous films based on Marvel comics, including X-Men 2 and X-Men: The Last Stand, The Incredible Hulk, and The Avengers. He has also dabbled in other genres...
“ The Incredible Hulk,X2 and Elektra ” - KalKenobi83
 
37.
“ The Hurt Locker & Zero Dark Thirty ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Diablo Cody
Writer, Juno
Diablo Cody is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Minnesota to live with her Internet boyfriend, Jonny who later became her husband. While there, she decided on a whim to take up stripping as a hobby of sorts. She was working at an ad agency and got a promotion. The job wore her ragged and was something she did not particularly care for...
“ Juno & Young Adult ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Sherlock Holmes,The Man From U.N.C.L.E ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Simon Beaufoy
Born in Keighley, West Yorkshire. He attended Malsis School in Cross Hills Ermysted's Grammar School at Skipton, later he attended Sedbergh School in Cumbria. He has read English at St Peter's College, Oxford and graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth. In 2009 he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Slumdog Millionaire, also winning a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award.
“ Slumdog Millionaire & The Hunger Games:Catching Fire ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Godzilla & MI:5 ” - KalKenobi83
 
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André Nemec
Andre Nemec (born 1972) is an American writer and producer. His screenplays include Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. He is also the co-creator of ABC Studios dramas "October Road," "Life on Mars" and "Happy Town." Other past credits include "Alias," "Fastlane", "She Spies" and "Profiler." Nemec was born and raised in Yonkers...
“ MI:4 and Now You See Me ” - KalKenobi83
 
43.
“ MI:4 and Now You See Me ” - KalKenobi83
 
44.
“ Clash of The Titans, & Pacific Rim ” - KalKenobi83
 
45.
“ Zombieland,Monsters Inc, G.I. Joe Retaliation and Deadpool ” - KalKenobi83
 
46.
“ see Above^ ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Transformers Dark Of The Moon, Pain & Gain and Transformers:Age of Extinction ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Bob Goodman
Writer, Superman
TV Writer/Producer known for his work on Elementary on CBS and Warehouse 13 on Syfy. Screenwriter of the animated Dark Knight Returns features. Writer on animated Batman, Superman, Batman Beyond, Justice League, others. Created The Zeta Project. His work in the DC Animated Universe earned him two Daytime Emmys. He's also written for video games.
“ Superman Unbound & The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 & 2 ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ The Great Gatsby,Molin Rogue and Australia ” - KalKenobi83
 
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“ Godzilla ” - KalKenobi83
 
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Nicole Perlman
Nicole Perlman received her Film and Dramatic Writing degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. Since then she has gone on to win the Tribeca Film Festival's Sloan Grant for Science in Film for her screenplay "Challenger," which also placed on the 2006 Black List. The same year she was named one of Variety Magazine's Top Ten Writers to Watch...
“ Guardians Of The Galaxy ” - KalKenobi83