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Poll: Favorite movie based on a magazine article?

From this list of movies based (partially or completely) on story/article that was first published in a magazine, which one is your favorite?

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    Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

    "The Boys in the Bank", Life, 1972 - P.F. Kluge
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    Argo (2012)

    “The Great Escape”, Wired, 2007 - Joshua Bearman
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    Adaptation. (2002)

    "The Orchid Thief", The New Yorker - Susan Orlean
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    The Fast and the Furious (2001)

    "Racer X", Vibe - Ken Li
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    The Insider (1999)

    "The Man Who Knew Too Much", Vanity Fair, 1996 - Marie Brenner
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    Brokeback Mountain (2005)

    “Brokeback Mountain”, The New Yorker - Annie Proulx
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    The Killing Fields (1984)

    "The Death and Life of Dith Pran", Sydney Schanberg
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

    Rolling Stone - Hunter S. Thompson
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    American Gangster (2007)

    "The Return of Superfly", New York, 2000 - Mark Jacobson
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    Almost Famous (2000)

    "The Allman Brothers Story", Rolling Stone - Cameron Crowe
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    Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

    "A Farewell to Arms", Wired, 1997 - John Carlin
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    Saturday Night Fever (1977)

    "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", New York Magazine, 1976 - Nik Cohn
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    Urban Cowboy (1980)

    "The Ballad of the Urban Cowboy: America's Search for True Grit", Esquire, 1978 - Aaron Latham
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    High Noon (1952)

    "The Tin Star", Colliers Magazine, 1947 - John W. Cunningham
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    Pushing Tin (1999)

    The New York Times Magazine - Darcy Frey
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    Minority Report (2002)

    "The Minority Report", Fantastic Universe, 1956 - Philip K. Dick
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    I, Robot (2004)

    "I, Robot" , Super Science Stories & Astounding Science Fiction, between 1940 and 1950 - Isaac Asimov
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    Total Recall (1990)

    "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale", The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1966 - Philip K. Dick
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    National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

    "Vacation '58", National Lampoon Magazine - John Hughes
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    Blue Crush (2002)

    "Life's Swell", Women Outside - Susan Orlean
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    Next (2007)

    "The Golden Man", If Magazine, April 1954 - Philip K Dick
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    The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

    "Adjustment Team", Orbit Science Fiction, 1954 - Philip K. Dick
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    Shattered Glass (2003)

    Vanity Fair, 1998 - Buzz Bissinger
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    Coyote Ugly (2000)

    "The Muse of the Coyote Ugly Saloon", GQ, 1997 - Elizabeth Gilbert
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    Paycheck (2003)

    "Paycheck", Imagination, July 31 1952 - Philip K. Dick
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    Children of the Corn (1984)

    "Children of the Corn", Penthouse, March 1977 - Stephen King
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    The Lawnmower Man (1992)

    "The Lawnmower Man", Cavalier, May 1975 - Stephen King
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    Maximum Overdrive (1986)

    "Trucks", Cavalier, June 1973 - Stephen King
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    City by the Sea (2002)

    "Mark of a Murderer", Esquire, 1997 - Michael McAlary
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    Perfect (1985)

    Rolling Stone - Aaron Latham