Movie Posters with the Name of the Book They Were Based On

Plenty of movies are based on books, but many hit the big screen with their names changed. Why? Sometimes the book title just didn’t have the right message, but in other cases the story was great and the title just stunk. Take “Slumdog Millionaire” for example. That title is worlds better than “Q&A”, especially for such a powerful story.

Each of these 20 movie posters have been reworked with their original book title. It’s a great way to try their working title on for size. While most of these changes seem like improvements, are their any book titles you think work better?

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

It's a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

The Social Network

The Social Network

Schindler's List

Schindler’s List

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby

October Sky

October Sky

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Mean Girls

Mean Girls

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

Die Hard

Die Hard

Ed Wood

Ed Wood

Apollo 13

Apollo 13

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Clueless

Clueless

(via 22Words)

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