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THE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW CHALLENGE – Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Comics 1

 The Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project.

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A multi-blog look at lists of “Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based On Comics” to see how true they really are.

 Previous in the Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project I made a list of 26 “Films you didn’t know were based on Comics” lists.  From those lists I’ve gathered the top ten films – the 10 films that appear on most of the lists.

Please do the poll below, so  we can see how accurate these lists are.

1

22/24 lists

A History of Violence

A History of Violence

  • 1997 Paradox Press/Vertigo (DC) graphic novel by John Wagner & Vince Locke.  [Review]
  • 2005 David Cronenberg film.  [Review]

2

19/24 lists.

Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition

  • 1998 Paradox Press/Vertigo (DC) graphic novel by Max Allan Collins & Richard Piers Rayner. [Review]
  • 2002 Sam Mendes film. [Review]

3

13/24 lists.

The Mask

The Mask

  • 1987 (& on) Dark Horse comic stories by John Arcudi & Doug Mahnke.  [Review]
  • 1994 Chuck Russell film.  [Review]

The Men In Black/Men In Black

MIB

  • 1990 comics Aircel (later Malibu/Marvel) by Lowell Cunningham & Sandy Carruthers. [Review]
  • 1997 Barry Sonnenfeld film. [Review]

From Hell

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  • 1989 (on) comic stories by Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell. [Review]
  • 2001 Terry Zwigoff film. [Review]

6

11/24 lists.

Ghost World

GhostWorld

  • 1993 (on) comic stories in Eightball by Daniel Clowes. [Review]
  • 2001 Terry Zwigoff film.[Review]

Wanted

Wanted

  • 2003 comic mini-series from Top Cow (Image) by Mark Miller & JG Jones. [Review]
  • 2008 Timur Bekmambetov film. [Review]

8

9/24 list.

2Guns

2 Guns

  • 2007 comic book mini-series from Boom! Studios by Steven Grant. [Review]
  • 2013 Baltasar Kormákur film. [Review]

9

8/24 lists.

30 Days of Night

30 Days of Night

  • 2002 comic mini-series from IDW Publishing by Steve Niles & Ben Templesmith. [Review]
  • 2007 David Slade film. [Review]

Weird Science

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  • 1951 story “Made for Future” in Weird Science #5 by Al Feldstein. [Review]
  • 1985 John Hughes film.  [Review]

11 – 20 – see List 2

21 – 32 – see List 3

33 – 42 – see List 4

43 – 63 – see List 5

 

~ DUG

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