The ultimate movie quiz for bookworms

A collection of books by author Jeff VanderMeer.
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From 'Hidden Figures' to 'Die Hard' (yes, 'Die Hard'), test your knowledge on the books behind some of cinema's greatest films.

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The cast of 'Hidden Figures.'
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Question 1 of 11 Score: 0

The Oscar-nominated film 'Hidden Figures' is based on the book by this author:

Fox Studios acquired the rights to Margot Lee Shetterly's book while she was still writing it. Shetterly went on to launch a nonprofit whose mission is to archive the work of all of the women who worked as mathematicians in the early days of NASA.

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Bruce Willis in a shaft.
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The '80s action classic 'Die Hard' was based on this 1979 novel:

American author Roderick Thorp came up with the crime thriller "Nothing Lasts Forever" after watching the film "The Towering Inferno." The book would later be turned into the holiday action classic "Die Hard" and launch the career of American actor Bruce Willis.

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The cover to the book "Oil!" by Upton Sinclair.
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The book 'Oil!' served as the basis for this 2007 film with Daniel Day-Lewis:

British actor Daniel Day-Lewis earned his second Best Actor Oscar for "There Will Be Blood." The film was loosely based on American author Upton Sinclair's 1926 novel "Oil!" about a ruthless oil tycoon.

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"Annihilation" stars Natalie Portman and is directed by Alex Garland.
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The film 'Annihilation' is adapted from the book by this author:

In 2014, Paramount Pictures acquired the rights to American author Jeff VanderMeer's bestseller "Annihilation." The science fiction adventure, starring Israeli-American Natalie Portman and directed by English filmmaker Alex Garland, tells the story of a mysterious region known as Area X.

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'The Big Short' by Michael Lewis inspired a 2015 film of the same name.
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This Oscar-winning screenplay was based on a book by Michael Lewis:

"The Big Short," based on American author Michael Lewis' 2010 book of the same name, won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2016. The film, produced by Israeli legend Arnon Milchan, tells the story of the 2008 financial crisis and the savvy investors who saw it coming.

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"The Giver" is based on a Newbery Medal-winning novel by American writer Lois Lowry.
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Based on the book of the same name, 'The Giver' starred Jeff Bridges and this rising star:

Raised in Haifa, Israel, actress Odeya Rush is one of Hollywood's most in-demand young actresses. In addition to starring with Bridges in "The Giver," based on the award-winning 1994 book by Lois Lowry, Rush will be seen this year in the thriller "The Hunter's Prayer."

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The 2016 film "Nocturnal Animals" is based on a 1993 novel by American author Austin Wright.
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Question 7 of 11 Score: 0

The 2016 thriller 'Nocturnal Animals' is based on this 1993 novel of a different name:

The book "Tony and Susan," from American novelist Austin Wright, was initially turned down by 11 publishers before its release in 1993. A 2016 film adaptation, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams and Michael Shannon, was likewise a critical success.

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Natalie Portman at the Palm Springs International FIlm Festival Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, CA
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Natalie Portman directed this film based on the book by Israeli author Amos Oz:

“A Tale of Love and Darkness,” produced by Israeli filmmaker Ram Bergman, marked the directorial debut of American-Israeli actress Natalie Portman. The book that inspired the film has been translated into 28 languages.

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"Supertoys Last All Summer Long" served as the inspiration to the 2001 science fiction film "A.I. Artificial Intelligence."
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The book 'Supertoys Last All Summer Long' inspired this 2001 sci-fi film:

Director Stephen Spielberg's 2001 film explored the future world of artificial intelligence and the ability of androids to emulate thoughts and emotions. It is based off British science fiction writer Brian Aldiss' 1969 short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long."

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The poster to the 1982 science fiction horror classic "The Thing."
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The 1982 horror film 'The Thing' was based on this book:

Written by American author John W. Campbell, Jr. in 1938, "Who Goes There?" tells the story of a group of scientific researchers in Antarctica who accidentally awaken a nefarious, shapeshifting alien species. It has been adapted for film three times.

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"The Fault in our Stars is a 2012 novel by author John Green.
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'The Fault in Our Stars' is based on the book by this YouTube star:

American author John Green published the award-winning book "The Fault in Our Stars" in 2012. Green, whose other novel "Paper Towns," was also turned into a film, is one-half of the famous VlogBrothers on YouTube.

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