The Writers Guild of America has nominated "Flight," "Looper," "The Master," "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Zero Dark Thirty" for its Best Original Screenplay award.

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Up for the Best Adapted Screenplay honor are "Argo," "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and "Silver Linings Playbook."

Shortlisted for the Best Documentary Screenplay prize are "The Central Park Five," "The Invisible War," "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," "Searching for Sugar Man," "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists" and "West of Memphis."

Winners will be honored at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards Feb. 17, during simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.