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THE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW CHALLENGE – Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Comics 2

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.

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

1 – 10 – See List 1

11 – 13

7/24 lists.

Oldboy

Old Boy/Oldboy

  • 1996 – 1998 manga serialised in Weekly Action Manga, part 2 of the Vengeance Trilogy.
  • 2003 Park Chan-Wook film and 2013 US Remake.

 

Red

Red/R.E.D.

  • 2003 Homage (Wilsdstorm) comic book mini-series by Warren Ellis & Cully Hammer.
  • 2010 Robert Schwentke film.

 

TimeCop

Time Cop/Timecop

  • 1994 Dark Horse comic book story serialised in Dark Horse Presents by Mark Verheiden & Ron Randall.
  • 1994 Peter Hyams film.

 

14 – 18

6/24 lists.

AvP

Aliens vs Predator

  • Aliens based on the creatures first appearing in Alien (1979).
  • Predator based on the creature first appearing in Predator (1987).
  •  1989 crossover story by Randy Stradley, Chris Warner, and Phill Norwood, and serialised in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents.
  • Unmade film based on the comic.
  • 2004 Paul WS Anderson film.

Cowboys & Aliens

Cowboys & Aliens

  • 2006 Platinum Studios comic by Fred Van Lente & Andrew Foley and Dennis Calero & Luciano Lima.
  • 2011 Jon Favreau film.

 

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The Crow

  • 1989 Caliber Comics mini-series by James O’Barr.
  • 1994 Alex Proyas film.

 

Mystery Men

Mystery Men

  • Based on characters from Bob Burden’s Flaming Carrot Comics.
  • 1999 Kinka Usher film.

 

Tamara Drewe

Tamara Drewe

  • 2005 Newspaper comic strip in The Guardian by Posy Simmonds.
  • 2010 Stephen Frears film.

 

19 – 20

5/24 lists.

surrogates

The Surrogates/Surrogates

  • 2005 comic mini-series from Top Shelf by Robert Venditti & Brett Weldele.
  • 2009 Jonathan Mostow film.

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White Out

  • 1998 Oni Press mini-series by Greg Rucka & Steve Lieber.
  • 2009 Dominic Sena film.

 

21 – 32 – see List 3

33 – 42 – see List 4

43 – 63 – see List 5

 

Do the survey:

~ DUG

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