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Fight Club
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Movies You Might Not Know Were Adapted From Short Stories / Novels

1.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
(1968)

     

"The Sentinel"
(1951)
by Arthur C. Clarke
2.
DIE HARD
(1988)

     

"Nothing Lasts Forever"
(1979)
by Roderick Thorp
3.
DIE HARD 2
(1990)

     

"58 Minutes"
(1987)
by Walter Wager
4.
THE THING
(1982)

     

"Who Goes There?"
(1938)
by John W. Campbell
5.
JACOB'S LADDER
(1991)

     

"An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge"
(1890)
by Ambrose Bierce
6.
THE NEVERENDING STORY
(1984)

     

"The Neverending Story"
(1979)
by Michael Ende
7.
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
(1987)

     

"The Princess Bride"
(1973)
by William Goldman
8.
THE GODFATHER
(1972)

     

"The Godfather"
(1969)
by Mario Puzo
9.
WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT
(1988)

     

"Who Censored Roger Rabbit?"
(1981)
by Gary K. Wolf
10.
GOODFELLAS
(1990)

     

"Wiseguy"
(1985)
by Nicholas Pileggi
11.
BLADE RUNNER
(1982)

     

"Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"
(1968)
by Philip K. Dick
12.
TOTAL RECALL
(1990)

     

"We Can Remember It for You Wholesale"
(1966)
by Philip K. Dick
13.
SCREAMERS
(1995)

     

"Second Variety"
(1953)
by Philip K. Dick
14.
MINORITY REPORT
(2002)

     

"The Minority Report"
(1956)
by Philip K. Dick
15.
PAYCHECK
(2003)

     

"Paycheck"
(1952)
by Philip K. Dick
16.
JAWS
(1975)

     

"Jaws"
(1974)
by Peter Benchley
grelber37
grelber37 at 10:35 AM May 16

Jacob's Ladder is based on the famous Bierce short story?! Thanks. I did not know that. I learned something today.

Pat Hatfreet
Pat Hatfreet at 10:15 PM May 16

I only knew about a few of these. Great blog!

YoshioKun13
YoshioKun13 at 10:05 AM May 17

Pretty much, all of these I didn't know were originally adapted from a book or short story until after the fact

Slick Nick
Slick Nick at 07:47 PM May 31

GREAT BLOG !



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