The Name's Not the Same

Not every film based on a book shares the book's title!
Book
Film
Author
127 Hours Between a Rock and a Hard Place Aron Ralston
21 Bringing Down the House Ben Mezrich
Abandon Adam's Fall Sean Desmond
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin By the Great Horn Spoon Sid Fleischman
Amelia East to the Dawn Susan Butler
The American A Very Private Gentleman Martin Booth
An Amish Murder Sworn to Silence Linda Castillo
Astral City, a Spiritual Journey Nosso Lar Chico Xavier
The Box Button, Button Richard Matheson
The Boxtrolls Here Be Monsters Alan Snow
Bridge of Spies Strangers on a Bridge James B. Donovan
Bright Young Things Vile Bodies Evelyn Waugh
Call the Midwife The Midwife Jennifer Worth
Captain Phillips A Captain's Duty Richard Phillips
Captive Unlikely Angel Ashley Smith
Carol The Price of Salt Patricia Highsmith
Cat Ballou The Ballad of Cat Ballou Roy Chanslor
Charlie St. Cloud The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud Ben Sherwood
The Charmer Mr. Stimpson & Mr. Gorse Patrick Hamilton
A Christmas Story In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash Jean Shepherd
Coco before Chanel L'Irreguliere Edmonde Charles-Roux
Color Bar
The Counterfeiters
A United Kingdom
The Devil's Workshop
Susan Williams
Adolf Burger
Crossbones The Republic of Pirates Colin Woodard
The Duchess Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire Amanda Foreman
El Dorado The Stars in Their Courses Harry Brown
Edge of Tomorrow All You Need is Kill Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Elegy The Dying Animal Philip Roth
Everest Into Thin Air Jon Krakauer
Extraordinary Measures The Cure Geeta Anand
Far North True North Sara Maitland
Fair Game The Politics of Truth Joseph Wilson
Flicka My Friend Flicka Mary O'Hara
Ghost Writer The Ghost Robert Harris
A Good Marriage Full Dark, No Stars Stephen King
The Handmaiden
Fingersmith Sarah Waters
Hateship, Loveship Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage Alice Munro
Haven The Colorado Kid Stephen King
Home The True Meaning of Smekday Adam Rex
Hugo The Invention of Hugo Cabret Brian Selznick
The Imitation Game Alan Turing: the Enigma Andrew Hodges
In Secret Thérèse Raquin Émile Zola
Infamous Truman Capote George Plimpton
 Insecure The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
Issa Rae
The Intouchables You Changed My Life Abdel Sellou
Invictus Playing the Enemy John Carlin
Jack Reacher One Shot: a Jack Reacher Novel Lee Child
Jackie Brown Rum Punch Elmore Leonard
Jamie Marks is Dead One for Sorrow Christopher Barzak
Julieta
The Runaway
Alice Munro
A Kind of Murder The Blunderer Patricia Highsmith
The Lady from Shanghai If I Die Before I Wake Sherwood King
The Lady Vanishes Wheel Spins Ethel Lina White
The Last Kingdom The Saxon Tales Bernard Cornwell
Letters from Iwo Jima Picture Letters from Commander in Chief Tadamichi Kuribayashi
Life, Above All Chanda's Secrets Allan Stratton
Life of Crime The Switch Elmore Leonard
Lincoln Team of Rivals Doris Kearns Goodwin
Lion A Long Way Home Saroo Brierley
Man on Wire To Reach the Clouds Philippe Petit
Meet the Robinsons A Day with Wilbur Robinson William Joyce
Miracle Dogs Annie Loses Her Leg but Finds Her Way Sandra J. Philipson
Mortdecai Don't Point that Thing at Me Kyril Bonfiglioli
Nanny McPhee The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda Christianna Brand
Nocturnal Animals Tony and Susan Austin Wright
November Man There are No Spies Bill Granger
The Other Woman Love and Other Impossible Pursuits Ayelet Waldman
Paddington A Bear Called Paddington Michael Bond
A Place in the Sun An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser
Precious Push Sapphire
Project Nim Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human Elizabeth Hess
Ride a Wild Pony A Sporting Proposition James Aldridge
Rosewater Then They Came for Me Maziar Bahari
Shoot the Piano Player Down There David Goodis
Shooter Point of Impact Stephen Hunter
Simon Birch A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
Slumdog Millionaire Q & A Vikas Swarup
The Social Network The Accidental Billionaires Ben Mezrich
Spotlight Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church Boston Globe staff
Suspicion Before the Fact Frances Iles
Temple Grandin Emergence Temple Grandin
Tess Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy
There Will be Blood Oil! Upton Sinclair
Touch of Evil Badge of Evil Whit Masterson
The Town Prince of Thieves Chuck Hogan
Whip It Derby Girl Shauna Cross
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Who Censored Roger Rabbit Gary K. Wolf
Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
The Wizard of Oz The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum