Can you list movies that came from novels?

I would like ALLL movies new, coming soon, and old that were made after books.


some to start you off are Narnia, Harry Potter, Holes, and The Devil Wears Prada.

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  • RE_FAN
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    1 decade ago
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    Absolute Power David Baldacci

    The African Queen C. S. Forester

    Age of Innocence Edith Wharton

    Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll

    Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt

    Animal Farm George Orwell

    Anna and the King Margaret Landon

    Anna Karenina -Leo Tolstoy

    Anne of Green Gables -L.M. Montgomery

    Apocalypse Now -Joseph Conrad

    Around the World in 80 Days -Jules Verne

    Auntie Mame -Patrick Dennis

    Awakenings -Oliver Sachs


    Ben-Hur -Lew Wallace

    The Black Cauldron -Lloyd Alexander

    The Black Stallion -Walter Farley

    The Big Sheep -Raymond Chandler

    The Bone Collector -Jeffrey Deaver

    Bonfire of the Vanities -Tom Wolfe

    Born Free -Joy Adamson

    Breakfast at Tiffany's -Truman Capote

    Bridges of Madison County -Robert James Waller


    Cabaret John -Van Druten

    The Cain Mutiny -Herman Woulk

    Call of the Wild J-ack London

    Camelot -T.H. White

    Carrie -Stephen King

    The Chamber -John Grisham

    Charlotte's Web -E.B. White

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang -Ian Fleming

    A Christmas Carol -Charles Dickens

    Cider House Rules -John Irving

    Circle of Friends -Mauve Binchy

    A Civil Action -Jonathan Harr

    Clear and Present Danger -Tom Clancy

    The Client -John Grisham

    A Clockwork Orange -Anthony Burgess

    The Colro Purple -Alice Walker

    Congo -Michael Crichton

    Contact -Carl Sagan

    The Count of Monte Cristo -Alexandre Dumas

    Cyrano de Bergerac -Edmond Rostand


    Dances with Wolves -Michael Blake

    Dangerous Minds -Louanne Johnson

    David Copperfield -Charles Dickens

    The Deep End of the Ocean -Jacquelyn Michard

    Diary of Anne Frank -Anne Frank

    Die Hard -Roderick Thorp

    Dirty Dozen -E.M. -Nathansom

    Doctor Dolittle -Hugh Lofting

    Doctor Zhivago Boris -Pasternak

    A Dog Named Skip -Willie Morris

    Dolores Claiborne -Stephen King

    Dying Young -Marti Leimbach


    Emma Jane Austen

    The English Patient Michael Onjaatje

    Excalibur Sir Thomas Mallory

    Extreme Measures Michael Palmer


    Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

    A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway

    Field of Dreams W.P. Kinsella

    The Firm John Grisham

    The First Wives Club Olivia Goldsmith

    For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway

    Forrest Gump Winston Groom

    Frankenstein Mary Shelley

    Fried Green Tomatoes Fannie Flagg

    From Here to Eternity James Jones


    The General's Daughter Nelson DeMille

    Get Shorty Elmore Leonard

    Gettysburg Michael Shaara

    The Gingerbread Man John Grisham

    Girl Interrupted Susanna Kaysen

    Gladiator Richard Watkins

    Glory Peter Burchard

    Gods and Monsters Christopher Bram

    Goldfinger Ian Flemming

    Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell

    Goodfellas Nicholas Pileggi

    Gorillas in the Mist Diane Fossey

    The Graduate Charles Webb

    Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck

    The Great Escape Paul Brickhill

    The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Great Expectations Charles Dickens

    The Great Train Robbery Michael Crichton

    The Green Mile Stephen King

    Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift


    Hamlet Shakespeare

    Hand that Rocks the Cradle Amanda Silver

    Heidi Johanna Spyri

    The Hobbit J. R. R. Tolkein

    Hook Terry Brooks

    How Green was my Valley Richard Llewellyn

    How to Make an American Quilt Whitney Otto

    Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain

    Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo

    The Hunt for Red October Tom Clancy

    Hurricane Rubin Carter


    The Incredible Journey Sheila Burnford

    The Indian in the Cupboard Lynne Banks

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom James Kahn

    In the Name of the Father Gerry Conlon

    Interview with a Vampire Anne Rice

    Iron Giant Ted Hughes

    It Stephen King

    It's a Wonderful Life Philip Van Doren


    James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl

    Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte

    The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan

    Julius Caesar Shakespeare

    Jumanji Chris Van Allsberg

    The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling

    Jurassic Michael Crichton

    Just Cause John Katzenbach


    The King and I M. Landon

    Kiss the Girls James Patterson


    L.A. Confidential James Ellroy

    Ladyhawke Joan D. Vinge

    Last Emperor Edward Behr

    The Last of the Mohicans James Cooper

    Lawrence of Arabia T.E. Lawrence

    The Little Princess Frances Burnett

    Little Women Louisa May Alcott

    Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry

    Losing Isaiah Seth Margolis

    Lost Horizon James Hilton

    The Lost World Michael Crichton

    Love Story Erich Segal


    Macbeth Shakespeare

    The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett

    Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas

    Mansfield park Jane Austen

    Mary Poppins P.L. Travers

    MASH Richard Hooker

    Matilda Roald Dahl

    Message in a bottle Nicholas Sparks

    MIldred Pierce James Cain

    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil John Berendt

    Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare

    Les Miserables Victor Hugo

    Misery Stephen King

    Moby Dick Herman Melville

    Mrs. Doubtfire Anne Fine

    Mrs. Winterbourne Cornell Woolrich

    Much Ado about Nothing Shakespeare

    My Left Foot Christy Brown


    Nell Mark Handley

    Never Cry Wolf Farley Mowat

    A Night to Remember Walter Lord

    Not Without My Daughter Betty Manmoody


    O Pioneers! Willa Cather

    Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham

    Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck

    Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway

    Old Yeller Fred Gipson

    Oliver Twist Charles Dickens

    One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey

    Out of Africa Isak Dinesen

    Out of Sight Elmore Leonard

    Outsiders S. E. Hinton

    Outbreak Robert Tine


    The Parent Trap E. Kastner

    Patton Ladislas Farago

    Patriot Games Tom Clancy

    Pelican Brief John Grisham

    A Perfect Storm Sebastian Junger

    Persuasion Jane Austen

    The Piano Jane Campion

    Pinocchio Carlo Collodi

    Portrait of a Lady Henry James

    Practical Magic Alice Hoffman

    Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

    Primal Fear William Diehl

    Primary Colors Joe Klein

    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark

    The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy

    The Princess Bride William Goldman


    Razor's Edge W. Somerset Maugham

    Rebecca Daphne Du Maurier

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Kate Wiggin

    Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro

    A River Runs Through It Norman Maclean

    Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare

    Rosemary's Baby Ira Levin

    Russia House John Le Carre


    The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorn

    The Scarlet Pimpernel Baroness Emmuska Orczy

    Schindler's List Thomas Kenally

    The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett

    The Secret of NIMH Robert O'Brien

    Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers S. V. Benet

    Shadowlands William Nicholson

    Shane Jack Schaefer

    Shawshank Redemption Stephen King

    The Shining Stephen King

    Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris

    Simon Birch John Irving

    A Simple Plan Scott Smith

    Sleepers Lorenzo Carcaterra

    Sleeping with the Enemy Nancy Price

    Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving

    Snow Falling on Cedars David Guterson

    Somersby Natalie Davis

    Somewhere in Time Richard Matheson

    Sound of Music Maria Trapp

    Sounder William Armstrong

    Sphere Michael Crichton

    The Stand Stephen King

    Starship Troopers Robert Heinlein

    Stuart Little E.B. White

    Sweet Hereafter Russell Banks


    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens

    Talented Mr. Ripley Patricia Highsmith

    Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare

    Terms of Endearment Larry McMurtry

    Thin Red Line James Jones

    A Thousand Acres Jane Smiley

    Time to Kill John Grisham

    Tom Sawyer Mark Twain

    Trainspotting Irvine Welsh

    The Three Muskateers Alexandre Dumas

    True Crime Andrew Klavan

    The Time Machine H. G. Wells

    A Time to Kill John Grisham

    Total Recall Riers Anthony

    To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee


    Under Seige Stephen Coonts

    Untouchables Oscar Fraley


    Vertigo Pierre Boileau


    Waiting to Exhale Terry macMillian

    War of the Worlds H. G. Wells

    Watership Down Richard Down

    What Dreams May Come Richard Matheson

    What the Deaf Man Heard G. D. Gearino

    Where Angels Fear to Tread E.M. Forester

    White Fang Jack London

    Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl

    The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Graham

    Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum

    Wonder Boys Michael Chabon

    The World According to Garp John Irving

    Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte


    The Yearling Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

    and many more...

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  • 1 decade ago

    Holes, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Hoot, The Da Vinci Code, A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Freaky Friday, The Devil Wears Prada

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  • Sean F
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    1 decade ago

    Many films were and are made on the basis of novels. There is not enough time and space here to mention them all. So I will just list a few, starting with some recent ones:

    - The Da Vinci Code

    - The Constant Gardener

    - Song for a Raggy Boy

    - Master and Commander (The far Side of the World)

    - The Lord of the Rings (three books and three films)

    - Girl with a Pearl Earring

    - The Magdalene Sisters

    - The Shipping News

    - The Name of the Rose

    - The Neverending Story

    - Momo

    - Das Boot (The Boat)

    - Wateship Down

    - Hunt for Red October

    - Patriot Games

    - Clear and Present Danger

    - The Remains of the Day

    - The Tailor of Panama

    - The Russia House

    - A Perfet Spy

    - The Little Drummer Girl

    - Smiley's People

    - The Honourable Schoolboy

    - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

    - Avalance Express

    - The Spy who came in from the Cold

    - The Lord of the Flies

    - The Horse Whisperer

    - The Eagle has landed

    - Dogs of War

    - Where Eagles dare

    - The Bridge on the River Kwai

    - The Guns of Navarone

    - Ice Station Zebra

    - The Naked and the Dead

    - From here to Eternity

    - Hornblower

    - Doctor Zhivago

    - A Passage to India

    - A Room with a View

    - Death in Venice

    - The Magic Mountain

    - Gone with the Wind

    - Pride and Prejudice

    - Sense and Sensibility

    - Wuthering Heights

    - Northanger Abbey

    - Middlemarch

    - A Tale of two Cities

    - Great Expectations

    - A Christmas Carroll

    - David Copperfield

    - Oliver Twist

    - A Study in Scarlet

    - The Sign of the Four

    - The Hound of the Baskervilles

    - The Valley of Fear

    - The Woman in White

    - The Moon Stone

    - Kim

    - The Jungle Book

    - The Man who would be King

    - Anna Karenina

    - War and Peace

    - Effi Briest

    - Three Men in a Boat

    - America (after the novel by Franz Kafka)

    - The Scarlet Pimpernel

    and 12 of the James Bond films, based on the original novels by Ian Fleming (while the other Bond films are based on Fleming's short stories or on original screen plays by other authors):

    - Casino Royale (three versions)

    - Dr. No

    - From Russia with Love

    - Goldfinger

    - Thunderball

    - You only live twice

    - On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    - Diamonds are forever

    - Live and Let Die

    - The Man with the Golden Gun

    - The Spy who loved me

    - Moonraker

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The Devil Wears Prada, The Princess Diaries, Holes, Harry Potter, Hoot, When Stella Got Her Grove Back, Charlette's Web, Along Came A Spider, Cinderella,

    all I could think of.....hope I helped!!!!


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  • 1 decade ago

    Little Women

    Gone With the Wind

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Slaughterhouse Five

    The Silence of the Lambs



    The Shining

    The Stand

    The Green Mile

    Pet Semetery

    Fire Starter

    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

    The Lord of the Rings; all three in the trilogy (Fellowship, Two Towers, Return of the King)

    Gullivers Travels

    The first 4 Harry Potter novels

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Here are some books that were turned into movies and their authors.

    The Davinci Code- by Dan Brown

    Friday Night Lights- H.G. Bissinger

    Along Came A Spider- by James Patterson

    Baby of the Family- by Tina McElroy Ansa

    Gates of Fire- by Steven Pressfield

    Romeo&Juliet- not a novel but a play by Shakespeare

    Off the Map- a play by Joan Ackermann which is published in a book called "Women playrights: best plays of 1994"

    The painted veil- by W. Somerset Maugham

    Quiller Solitaire (2006) - by Adam Hall a.k.a. Elleston Trevor

    Ta Rodina Akroyialia (Shores of Twilight)- by Alexandros Papadiamantis

    Take Down- based on the book Deadly Force by Carsten Stroud

    V for Vendetta- by Alan Moore

    Waiting- by Ha Jin

    Divine Secrets of the Ya Sisterhood- by Rebecca Wells

    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants-by Ann Brashares

    This obviously is not all of them I really don't have time to type them all and I doubt I could come up with every single one. So here are a few.

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Thief Lord, Ultraviolet, Underworld 1 and 2, x-men, Harry Potter, Series of unfortunate events, superman, batman, fantiastic 4, and The devil wears prada

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Harry Potter

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Robin Hood, 3 Musketeers, High fidelity, About a boy, Pride and prejudice, Romeo & Juliet, Merchant of Venice, Hamlet, Shining, It, LOTR, Narnia, Dead Poets Society, Secret Window, Nightwalkers, Kafka, Outsiders, Virgin Suicides, all Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christies' movies, For whom the bell tolls, East of Eden, War of the buttons, The miserables, Little Women, Gulliver's travels...

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    6 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Here's some with their respective authors in parenthesis:

    Sideways (Pickett), Wild at Heart (Gifford), Jaws (Benchley), The Virgin Suicides (Eugenides), Lolita (Nabakov), The Outsiders, Rumble Fish (Hinton), Election (Perotta), A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Joyce), soon to be released Perfume: The Story of a Murderor (Suskind), Little Children (Perotta), and the soon to be made On the Road (Kerouac).

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