Best Movies Based On Books

  • 29 movies
We all know the books are usually better, but here are the greatest film adaptations of literature from all eras and genres!
Edited May 2019

Movies 29

Picture of a movie: Sideways
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Sideways 2004 Movie 3.7/5
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Picture of a movie: Raging Bull
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Raging Bull 1980 Movie 3.9/5
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Picture of a movie: Memento
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Memento 2001 Movie 4.5/5
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Picture of a movie: Lawrence Of Arabia
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Lawrence Of Arabia 1963 Movie 4.3/5
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Picture of a movie: Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb
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Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb 1964 Movie 4.4/5
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Picture of a movie: 2001: A Space Odyssey
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2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Movie 4.1/5
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Picture of a movie: Great Expectations
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Great Expectations 1947 Movie 2.8/5
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Picture of a movie: It's A Wonderful Life
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It's A Wonderful Life 1947 Movie 4/5
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Picture of a movie: Apocalypse Now
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Apocalypse Now 1979 Movie 4.3/5
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Picture of a movie: Goldfinger
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Goldfinger 1964 Movie 4.2/5
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Picture of a movie: Lolita
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Lolita 1962 Movie 4.3/5
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Picture of a movie: The Virgin Suicides
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The Virgin Suicides 2000 Movie 4.2/5
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