100 Best Movies Based on Books


The list comes from a blogger at The Movie Blog. Thought I would keep track of my own progress.

Seen the Movie
Read the Book

Both

  1. The Joy Luck Club
  2. The Mambo Kings
  3. Stardust
  4. Fried Green Tomatoes
  5. The Shining
  6. Patriot Games
  7. Wag the Dog
  8. Charlotte’s Web
  9. Pride and Prejudice
  10. The Notebook
  11. Friday Night Lights
  12. Bridget Jones’s Diary
  13. The Color of Money
  14. Minority Report
  15. Apollo 13
  16. Capote
  17. Accidental Tourist
  18. Trainspotting
  19. The Verdict
  20. Remo Williams the Adventure Begins
  21. Drugstore Cowboy
  22. Full Metal Jacket
  23. 9 1/2 Weeks
  24. Ragtime
  25. Babe
  26. Forrest Gump
  27. Diggstown
  28. Field of Dreams
  29. Psycho
  30. The Firm
  31. Casino
  32. Blade Runner
  33. The English Patient
  34. A River Runs Through It
  35. Once Upon a Time in America
  36. The Fly
  37. Munich
  38. The Natural
  39. Terms of Endearment
  40. Dr. Strangelove
  41. The Green Mile
  42. Girl, Interrupted
  43. Quiz Show
  44. Romancing the Stone
  45. The Color Purple
  46. The Dead Zone
  47. Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  48. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe
  49. Out of Sight
  50. First Blood
  51. In the Name of the Father
  52. Mystic River
  53. Sophie’s Choice
  54. Lord of the Flies
  55. Kiss of the Spider Woman
  56. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  57. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
  58. Of Mice and Men
  59. Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire
  60. The Year of Living Dangerously
  61. Oridinary People
  62. The Bourne Ultimatum
  63. The Thing
  64. LA Confidential
  65. Silence of the Lambs
  66. Planet of the Apes
  67. The Secret of Nimh
  68. Sideways
  69. Children of Men
  70. Stand By Me
  71. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  72. Master and Commander
  73. Memento
  74. Dances With Wolves
  75. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  76. Das Boot
  77. Raging Bull
  78. The Last of the Mohicans
  79. Postman Always Rings Twice
  80. The Untouchables
  81. 3:10 to Yuma
  82. Die Hard
  83. A Beautiful Mind
  84. Casino Royale
  85. Million Dollar Baby
  86. Misery
  87. Shadowlands
  88. No Country For Old Men
  89. Goodfellas
  90. Scarface
  91. Wuthering Heights
  92. The Princess Bride
  93. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  94. The Hunt for Red October
  95. Schindler’s List
  96. The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers
  97. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
  98. The Shawshank Redemption
  99. The Godfather
  100. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
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One response to “100 Best Movies Based on Books

  1. casey

    Hey i was just wondering, is bridget jones diary a long book to read? because i dont read much and i need to read a book which is a movie as well…
    and as well could u tel me if munich is long and hard as well?

    thanks heaps

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