Best Film Screenwriters


The Top Ten

1 Kevin Williamson

Scream film series
I Know What You Did Last Summer - SCREAMUSIC

2 Linda Woolverton

The Lion King
Beauty and the Beast
Alice in Wonderland
Maleficent - SCREAMUSIC

3 Steve Kloves

Harry Potter film series
The Amazing Spider-Man film series - SCREAMUSIC

4 John Hughes John Hughes John Wilden Hughes Jr. was an American filmmaker. Beginning as an author of humorous essays and stories for National Lampoon, he went on to write and direct some of the most successful comedy films.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Sixteen Candles
The Breakfast Club
Home Alone film series - SCREAMUSIC

5 Quentin Tarrantino

Reservoir Dogs
Kill Bill film series
Django Unchained - SCREAMUSIC

6 Simon Kinberg

Mr. and Mrs. Smith
X-Men film series - SCREAMUSIC

7 John August

Charlie's Angels film series
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Corpse Bride
Dark Shadows - SCREAMUSIC

8 Ehren Kruger

Scream 3
The Ring film series
Transformers film series - SCREAMUSIC

9 James Gunn

Scooby-Doo film series
Dawn of the Dead
Guardians of the Galaxy - SCREAMUSIC

10 Charlie Kaufman

My man
My boy

The Contenders

11 Joseph Stefano
12 Christopher Nolan Christopher Nolan Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who holds both British and American citizenship. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.
13 Woody Allen Woody Allen Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, playwright and musician, whose career spans more than six decades.
14 William Goldman
15 John Logan
16 Chris Weitz
17 Ted Elliott

Aladdin, Shrek, the original Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy

18 Terry Rossio
19 James Cameron James Cameron James Cameron is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, and deep-sea explorer. He is best known for his films, The Terminator, Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Titanic, and Avatar. He is also the third person in history to reach the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the more.
20 Fran Walsh
21 Frank Darabont
22 Neal Jimenez
23 Billy Wilder Billy Wilder
24 Paul Schneider
25 Edgar Wright
26 Aaron Sorkin
27 Robert Towne
28 Paul Schrader
29 Eric Roth
30 Oliver Stone Oliver Stone
31 Waldo Salt
32 John Milius
33 Alvin Sargent
34 Buck Henry
35 Diablo Cody
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Top Remixes

1. Quentin Tarrantino
2. Charlie Kaufman
3. Christopher Nolan
1. Kevin Williamson
2. Linda Woolverton
3. Steve Kloves


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