• The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
  • 1984
  • 3:10 to Yuma
  • 3:10 to Yuma
  • The 39 Steps

Read the Book First -- An attempt at a comprehensive list of adaptations of novels and short stories


Chris 533 films 3 4 Edit


***Author and original title in the notes***

Soon after beginning this list I quickly realized that…

  • Adaptation.
  • Amélie
  • American Beauty
  • Another Earth
  • Black Swan

My favourites EVER

Alyssia Duval

Alyssia Duval 30 films Edit

Because a mere top 4 isn't enough.

  • The Dark Knight
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Watchmen
  • The Incredibles
  • Batman Begins
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Teen Wolf Too
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2
  • 28 Weeks Later
  • Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

Separate But Sequel

This is a list of movies that are what I call "Separate but sequel" films.

These are sequel films that…

  • The Dunwich Horror
  • The Haunted Palace
  • The Resurrected
  • Die Farbe
  • The Whisperer in Darkness

Specifically Lovecraft

David Ashley

David Ashley 14 films Edit

Direct adaptations of HPL works

  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Avengers
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Thor
  • Frankenstein
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Wuthering Heights
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Pride and Prejudice

And I Read the Book


TajLV 93 films 9 6 Edit

I used to be a voracious reader. I typically read novels and plays long before I would see the screen…

  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  • Taken 3
  • The Loft
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • The Old Man and the Sea
  • Night Watch
  • The Rum Diary
  • RED
  • Watchmen

From the Page to the Screen: Stories I've Read and Adaptations I've Seen


TheGiantClaw 22 films Edit

This list is a compilation of all of the movies I've seen in which I've also read the novel, short…

  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • X-Men: First Class
  • The Dark Knight
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • X2: X-Men United

Favorite Superhero Films Ranked

A ranked list of the live-action superhero films I've seen. The list will fluctuate with new releases. Also, note that…

  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Les Misérables
  • West Side Story
  • Chicago
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Broadway Musical Adaptations Ranked

Mike Pisacano

Mike Pisacano 11 films Edit

As an unapologetic fan of musicals, here's my list of all of the movies adapted from Broadway musicals from my…

  • Texas Chainsaw 3D
  • Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
  • Race 2
  • Jack the Giant Slayer
  • A Good Day to Die Hard