Quiz of the Month – May 2014

Many movies that are based on books take the name of the book as the title of the movie, but some movie titles have little or nothing in common with the titles of their source material.  So if you want to read the books that were the sources for Goodfellas, Die Hard, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Mean Girls, you will have to do a little research.

Below are the titles of 30 works that were turned into movies.  Your mission, should you accept it, is to name the movies.  You can find the answers on my Quiz Answers page.

  1. Six Days of the Condor by James Grady
  2. Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine
  3. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
  4. Lost Moon by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger
  5. Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family by Nicholas Pileggi
  6. First Blood by David Morrell
  7. Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp
  8. 58 Minutes by Walter Wager
  9. Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella
  10. The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith
  11. Who Censored Roger Rabbit by Gary K. Wolf
  12. Supertoys Last All Summer Long by Brian Aldiss
  13. The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern
  14. Push by Sapphire
  15. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  16. The Body by Stephen King
  17. We Can Remember It for You Wholesale by Philip K. Dick
  18. The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham
  19. Ratman’s Notebooks by Stephen Gilbert
  20. Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon
  21. Liliom by Ferenc Molnar
  22. Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
  23. Q & A by Vikas Swarup
  24. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
  25. Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs
  26. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
  27. Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter
  28. Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosaling Wiseman
  29. Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard
  30. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
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