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Books Turned into Movies

These books were turned into movies. Name who wrote them.
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First submittedOctober 27, 2010
Last updatedAugust 31, 2013
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Book or Series
Author
Harry Potter series
J. K. Rowling
Lord of the Rings series
J. R. R. Tolkien
Twilight series
Stephenie Meyer
Narnia series
C.S. Lewis
Bridget Jones's Diary
Helen Fielding
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Truman Capote
Fight Club
Chuck Palahniuk
The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown
High Fidelity
Nick Hornby
The Godfather
Mario Puzo
The Shining
Stephen King
The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks
Book or Series
Author
A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess
Minority Report
Philip K. Dick
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ken Kesey
Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell
The Firm
John Grisham
The Hunt for Red October
Tom Clancy
The Road
Cormac McCarthy
Dune
Frank Herbert
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level 34
Oct 10, 2013
What about the hunger games?
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level 45
Oct 1, 2017
Twilight is on here somehow and but not HG..
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level 68
Oct 10, 2013
Got 20 - never would have known the Fight Club author but should have got the other three.
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level 77
Mar 24, 2019
Fight Club was one of the five I've read. Good stuff.
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level 23
Oct 10, 2013
can anyone tell me how to add pictures to a quiz
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level 2
Nov 4, 2013
I'm not Quizmaster, but I know the answer: You can't. Sorry, but you can get one if they put you on the front page. (:
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level 37
Apr 23, 2019
A picture quiz?
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level 32
Oct 15, 2013
R.I.P Tom Clancy
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level 34
Dec 16, 2013
Why do their names have to be so hard to spell? Lol!
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level 27
Apr 9, 2014
Only 16% for Philip K Dick!!! He's such a prolific author, that really surprises me!
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level 71
May 12, 2014
He was prolific, and loads of his stories were turned into films, but he's not particularly well-known. It's like Ira Levin; everyone would know the movies made from his books, but not many people know he wrote them.
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level 49
Jan 22, 2015
um.. just saying but I am sad that more people know who wrote things like the note book and harry potter etc and didn't have a clue about Clancy, or Grisham.. seriously this makes me sad.
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level 57
Dec 2, 2016
Very sad that only 20% of people got Anthony Burgess. An amazingly prolific author who also wrote non-fiction books. I read A Clockwork Orange 3 times when I was young. After the second time I read it, I found the glossary at the back. It had never occurred to me to look for it, and I had worked out all of the meanings of the slang by putting them into context. I once heard Peter Carey at a reading say that the A Clockwork Orange with all that unknown slang, asked too much of the reader. I disagree. Books that challenge you are the most rewarding and enjoyable to read.
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level 76
Apr 24, 2017
All I could think of was Kubrick, because I kept seeing the film trailer in my mind, "Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange." Once that was in my head nothing else could budge it. Apologies, Mr. Burgess, since I read that you weren't too happy with the screenplay.
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level 82
Oct 23, 2018
A Clockwork Orange doesn't much challenge anyone, though.
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level 51
Jun 7, 2018
I'm shocked that To Kill A Mockingbird isn't on this list!
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level 67
Jun 7, 2018
There's easily enough material for another quiz of this type... and so I made one.
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level 79
Aug 2, 2018
Maybe it's because it was her only book until recently? IDK, but it is certainly one of the best ever book to movie adaptations. It and Laura Hobson's "Gentleman's Agreement" are both amazing and two of my favorites.
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level 38
Jun 7, 2018
Can you add Wonder by R.J Palacio?
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level 65
Nov 5, 2018
I cheated on one answer. I couldn't remember out how to spell Palahniuk, LOL.
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level 77
Mar 24, 2019
Yay! I finally remembered Puzo's name for once.