Can You Name the Movies in the War, Action & Adaptation Alphabets?

February 18, 2013
Source: Tumblr

Action Film Alphabet

It's that time again! We've already featured some artwork highlighting the most iconic comedy, horror, sci-fi and superhero films with minimalist illustrations for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet, not to mention the same treatment for every decade all the way back to the 1960's and most recently an alphabet for James Bond films. Now artist Stephen Wildish has returned with the Action Film Alphabet, following the success of A Good Day to Die Hard (read our negative and more positive reviews) at the box office over the weekend. There's Face/Off, Rush Hour, Point Break and plenty more action flicks. And we've also included his older War Film Alphabet and Adaptation Film Alphabet. Can you name all of the films?

Here are Stephen Wildish's Action, War and Adaptation Film Alphabets from the artist's Tumblr page:

The Action Film Alphabet

The Adaptation Film Alphabet

The War Film Alphabet

This came right from Stephen Wildish's Tumblr, and he also posted the answer key for all alphabets here. We've posted quite a few of these alphabet charts over the last year, we hope you've enjoyed decoding them!

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SPOILERS FOR ACTION FILMS!!! A. Air Force One. B. Bad Boys C. Con Air D. Die Hard E. Expendables F. Face Off G. Gone In 60 Seconds H. Hot Fuzz I. Independance Day J. GENERIC IMAGE, CAN'T GUESS!!! K. Kiss The Dragon L. Lethal Weapon M. Mission Impossible N. Nikita O. Ocean's Eleven P. Point Break Q. Quantumn Of Solace R. Rush Hour S. Sherlock Holmes T. Tropic Thunder U. Under Siege V. Volcano W. Waterworld X. XXX Y. You Only Live Twice Z. Zero Dark Thirty

Guest on Feb 18, 2013


I think T is Top Gun, not Tropic Thunder.

Zen on Feb 18, 2013


Wrong poster, but also, it's Thin Red Line.

Phillip Gockel on Feb 18, 2013


Furthermore, K is Kickboxer, not Kiss of the Dragon

Zen on Feb 18, 2013


T is True Grit. With Jeff Bridges.

Luis Eduardo Ortiz on Feb 18, 2013


Still the wrong poster, but it's cool.

Phillip Gockel on Feb 18, 2013


K is Kickboxer

pickle t1ts on Feb 18, 2013


J is Jack Reacher.

Lucas on Feb 18, 2013


ADAPTATIONS LIST: A - American Psycho B - Breakfast at Tiffany's C- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory D - Day of the Jackal E - Exodus (Not certain of this one) F - Frankenstein (Robert DeNiro one looks like) G - Girl with the Dragon Tatoo H - Sherlock Holmes I - The Ice Storm J - Jungle Book K - K-Pax L - The Lovely Bones M - Maltese Falcon N - No Country for Old Men O - Oliver Twist P - Pride and Prejudice Q - Quantum of Solace R - Remains of the Day ( I think) S - The Shining T - True Grit U - Ulysses V - The Village (Complete Guess for this one) W - Whats Eating Gilbert Grape (Another guess) X - X-men Y - Year of the Dragon Z - Zodiac

Rob on Feb 19, 2013

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