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List of books made into movies

PostPosted: August 9th, 2011, 9:40 am
by lizzie23
Hi peeps, what books do you know that have been turned into movies? Here's my list:

    Pride and Prejudice - by Jane Austen (moviestarring Keira Knightly)
    Sense and Sensibility - by Jane Austen (movie starring Emma Thomson and Kate Winslet)
    Sherlock Holmes - by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (movie starring Robert Downey Jr.)
    Eat Pray Love - by Elizabeth Gilbert (movie starring Julia Roberts)
    Bourne Identity Series - by Robert Ludlum (movie starring Matt Daemon)
    Twilight- by Stephenie Meyer (movie starring Robert Patinson)
    Harry Potter - by J.K. Rowling (movie starring Daniel Radcliff)
    Spiderwick Chronicles - by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
    Chronicles of Narnia - by C. S. Lewis

Re: List of books that have been made into movies & vice ver

PostPosted: August 9th, 2011, 9:46 am
by Percythegod
Percy Jackson and the LIghtning Thief - by Rick Riordan
Charlotte's Web - by E.B. White
Stuart Little - by E.B. White
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - by Jeff Kinney

Re: List of books that have been made into movies & vice ver

PostPosted: August 9th, 2011, 10:03 am
by PrincessPea
Nice topic! here are some titles i know:

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - by Steig Larsson (upcoming starring Daniel Craig)
The Girl who Played with Fire - by Steig Larsson
Water for Elephants - by Sara Gruen
Memoirs of a Geisha - by Arthur Golden (starring Zhang Zhi Yi)
Love in the Time of Cholera - by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 11th, 2011, 8:56 pm
by malounavarro
Snow Flower and The Secret Fan - by Lisa See (fascinating book about a deep friendship in 18th century China) the movie i havnt seen because it wasnot released here in Phils


The Help - by Kathryn Stocket

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 11th, 2011, 9:23 pm
by malounavarro
I think this is a fun topic so heres some more!

The Lord of the Rings - Tolkien
The Da Vinvi Code - Dan Brown
The Princess Bride - by William Goldman (oh, i love this! I remember watching this as a girl, now its still one of my favorites!)

Here's a nice video recommendation from Abe Abooks


The Time Travellers Wife

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 11th, 2011, 9:27 pm
by mommyhelen
I'm a sucker for those hopeless romantic Nicholas Sparks books and movies

The Notebook
A Walk to Remember
Nights in Rodanthe
Message in a Bottle

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 11th, 2011, 9:28 pm
by bossjun
The Godfather - by Mario Puzo

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 12th, 2011, 1:58 pm
by Memnoch26
The Hunt for Red October (1990) by Tom Clancy
Patriot Games (1992) by Tom Clancy
Clear and Present Danger (1994) by Tom Clancy
The Sum of All Fears (2002) by Tom Clancy
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 12th, 2011, 2:01 pm
by Wanda
Memnoch26: The kite runner! I've read the book but haven't seen the movie

Re: List of books made into movies & vice versa

PostPosted: August 12th, 2011, 2:08 pm
by Memnoch26
...the movie is good... it didn't deviate from the book...