Friday, August 15, 2008

Meme: Top 48 Scifi Films Based on Books - Read or Not?

John from Grasping for the Wind tagged me on this one, so here is my list.

The rules:
* Copy the list below.
* Mark in bold the movie titles for which you read the book.
* Italicize the movie titles for which you started the book but didn't finish it.
* Tag 5 people to perpetuate the meme.

The list:
1. Jurassic Park
2. War of the Worlds
3. The Lost World: Jurassic Park
4. I, Robot
5. Contact
6. Congo (Anyone sensing a Michael Crichton theme here?)
7. Cocoon
8. The Stepford Wives
9. The Time Machine
10. Starship Troopers
11. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
12. K-PAX
13. 2010
14. The Running Man
15. Sphere (Crichton again, dagnabbit)
16. The Mothman Prophecies
17. Dreamcatcher
18. Blade Runner(Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)
19. Dune
20. The Island of Dr. Moreau
21. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
22. The Iron Giant(The Iron Man)
23. Battlefield Earth
24. The Incredible Shrinking Woman
25. Fire in the Sky
26. Altered States
27. Timeline
28. The Postman
29. Freejack(Immortality, Inc.)
30. Solaris
31. Memoirs of an Invisible Man
32. The Thing(Who Goes There?)
33. The Thirteenth Floor
34. Lifeforce(Space Vampires)
35. Deadly Friend
36. The Puppet Masters
37. 1984
38. A Scanner Darkly
39. Creator
40. Monkey Shines
41. Solo(Weapon)
42. The Handmaid's Tale
43. Communion
44. Carnosaur
45. From Beyond
46. Nightflyers
47. Watchers
48. Body Snatchers

I don't know exactly who was tagged, I'm still catching up things, but I'll try to tag those I believe weren't already:
Larry from OF Blog of the Fallen
Mulluane from Dragons, Heroes and Wizards
Colin from Highlanders Book Reviews
Ben from Speculative Fiction Junkie
Tia from Fantasy Debut.

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