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(On the Renee Zellwegger question if reading this post 2016 amend "sees" to "saw"...)

1.Who played the parts of Ron Weasley and Hermione Grainger in the Harry Potter movies?
2.Originally filmed under the title “Manhunter” starring Brian Cox as the notorious doctor… the first Thomas Harris novel to feature Hannibal Lecter was eventually made into a film starring Ed Norton, Harvey Keitel & and Ralph Fiennes. What was it called?
3.Howard Hawks’ 1946 adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s “The Big Sleep” saw the on-screen reunion of which famous off-screen married couple?
4.2016 sees Renee Zellweger playing her most famous role for the third time at the cinema, based on books by journalist Helen Fielding, what is that character’s name?
5.Which hardcore 1996 Danny Boyle movie, an adaptation of the novel by Irvine Welsh, was a springboard to stardom for actors Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlysle?
6.The films, "The African Queen", and "Apocalypse Now" are both based on which novel by Joseph Conrad?
7.In 2011 Gary Oldman played the part made famous on TV by Alec Guinness, both in adaptations of John Le Carre’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. What was the name of the character?
8.This novel was first published in 1983 under the title “The Sheep Pig” by Dick King Smith, but what title did the 1995 CGI heavy film adaptation go by?
9.The short story collection “Different Seasons” contains works that inspired the films, “Stand by Me,” and “The Shawshank Redemption” who wrote those short stories?
10.Barry Hines’ 1968 novel “A Kestrel For A Knave” was adapted into a film the following year. The film was directed by Ken Loach and featured Colin Welland and Brian Glover and told the story of a boy and his pet. What was the title of the film?

quiz kindly submitted by Tommo on 12th September 2016