: "The Descendants” – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rashfrom The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings Nominees
- “The Descendants” – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rashfrom The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
- “Hugo” – John Logan from The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
- “The Ides of March” – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, and Beau Willimon from Farragut North by Beau Willimon
- “Moneyball” – Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin; Story by Stan Chervin from Moneyball by Michael Lewis
- “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” – Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan from Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré
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