The Elmore Leonard Quiz - Crime Writer Extraordinaire
A quiz about a favorite of mine, American crime writer Elmore Leonard. Sadly he passed away today. Maybe you'll recognize some of his works. Enjoy! 14 Questions.
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Elmore Leonard was born Oct. 11, 1925 in what city?
Coral Gables, FL
New Orleans, LA
What genre were his first writings in the 50's and 60's?
Which of these "does not" describe the usual Leonard character?
Morally Ambivalent About Crime
Wickedly Acute Depiction of Human Behavior
Judgmental and Condescending
Who is this actor that starred in the 1959 film adaptation of his book "3:10 to Yuma"?
What 1972 film starring Clint Eastwood did Leonard write the screenplay for?
Two Mules for Sister Sara
The Eiger Sanction
What 1967 film starring Paul Newman was based on his story about a white man raised by Apaches?
Trail of the Apache
A Crooked Sky
What company did Leonard write ads for early in his career?
Director Steven Soderbergh stayed faithful to the story and dialogue in the film starring George Clooney based on what Leonard novel?
Out of Sight
What is the name of this actor who starred in the 1974 film "Mr. Majestyk" Leonard wrote the screenplay for?
What actor played Chili Palmer in "Get Shorty" and "Be Cool," both based on Leonard novels?
What Leonard novel was Quentin Tarantino's film "Jackie Brown" based on?
The TV series "Karen Sisco" was based on the character from the film "Out of Sight." Who played Sisco in the film?
What actor currently portrays U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens on the series "Justified" which is based on short stories by Leonard?
Which of these titles is NOT a short story featuring U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens?
Riding the Rap
Fire in the Hole
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