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Books and Movies

Got this one from Atypical Homeschool as well. It’s a list of books that have been made into movies. Mark with a B if you’ve read the book, and an M if you’ve seen the movie. Like Ron, I’ll add some parenthetical comments:

1. B - 1984
2. M - Alice in Wonderland
3. American Psycho
4. M - Breakfast at Tiffany’s
5. Brighton Rock
6. Catch 22
7. M - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Gene Wilder, not Johnny Depp)
8. M - A Clockwork Orange (only about half the movie, late one night)
9. Close Range
10. B,M - The Day of the Triffids
11. Different Seasons (includes The Shawshank Redemption)
(I have no idea where #12 is)
13. M -Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (aka Bladerunner)
14. Doctor Zhivago
15. M - Empire of the Sun
16. The English Patient
17. Fight Club
18. The French Lieutenant’s Woman
19. Get Shorty
20. The Godfather
21. M - Goldfinger
22. Goodfellas
23. B,M - Heart of Darkness (I saw Apocalypse Now)
24. The Hound of the Baskervilles
25. B,M - Jaws
26. B,M - The Jungle Book
27. A Kestrel for a Knave
28. M - LA Confidential
29. Les Liaisons Dangereuses
30. Lolita
31. Lord of the Flies
32. The Maltese Falcon
33. M - Oliver Twist (saw Oliver!)
34. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
35. Orlando
36. The Outsiders
37. Pride and Prejudice (not finished readin it yet)
38. M - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
39. The Railway Children
40. Rebecca
41. The Remains of the Day
42. Schindler’s Ark (aka Schindler’s List)
43. Sin City
44. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold
45. The Talented Mr Ripley
46. Tess of the D’Urbervilles
47. Through a Glass Darkly
48. To Kill a Mockingbird
49. Trainspotting
50. The Vanishing
51. B,M - Watership Down

Atypical Homeschool’s additions:

52. B,M - The Bourne Identity
53. B?,M The Bourne Supremacy/Ultimatum (I think I read this book)

My addition:

54. B,M - Logan’s Run (one of my favorite Sci Fi movies of all time)
55. B,M - The Fellowship of the Ring
56. B,M - The Two Towers
57. B,M - The Return of the King
58. B,M - The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (last year’s movie)
59. B,M - Advise and Consent
60. B,M - The Hunt for Red October

I could add the rest of the Clancy book/movies, but decided to stop. I’ve read all the Jack Ryan books through Executive Orders and seen all the movies except for Patriot Games.

One Response to “Books and Movies”

  1. Ron Says:

    The supremacy and ultimatum were 2 books. I believe the order of the Bourne books were

    identity
    ultimatum
    supremacy

    I couldn’t remember which one of the books had been named in the second movie.

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