With the finale of Harry Potter soon to be upon us, TheMoviePool takes a look at the history of book adaptations in filmmaking and have chosen the 20 best book-to-movie adaptations of all time.
Good list. I really like "the Godfather" films but have not read the Puzo novel. "The Lord of the Rings" are great just like the books. The next part of the list has to include "Gone with the Wind."
I don't think you'll be disappointed with the next list. The fact is, there are so many great book movies out there! Seriously, some of the best and most acclaimed all came from books.
Chalk me up as another that didn't know Fight Club was a book first. But yea. To say there haven't ever been any good ones is almost asinine. In fact, right now I can think of so many that I don't think your Top 10 will be able to fit them all. Gone With the Wind (as mentioned) To Kill a Mockingbird better be in there. The Shining better be in there too. Apocalypse Now Schindler's List The 39 Steps Into the Wild No Country for Old Men Bourne Trilogy Willy Wonka A Clockwork Orange Trainspotting The Outsiders Lord of the Flies One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest The Prestige Ok. I'll stop now. Clearly more than 10. Some of these may not deserve to be in the top 10, but all good book-to-movie films.
You have seen a lot of movies. I have seen only 3 or so films from your list.
You have got to The Prestige 'If You Haven't Already", its worthy of a Blu-Ray Purchase.
Wow, i never knew these movies were based on Book & yet are my all time favorites. The Prestige Bourne Trilogy Apocalypse Now Gone With the Wind Fight Club Lord Of The Rings.
Lord of the Rings books are some of the most famous books ever for movies.
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