Community Curated: Literary Adaptations

What are the best literary adaptations? Give us films that are worth seeing if you love the source books, or films that deserve to have have their source books read.

  • Sense and Sensibility

    1

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    2

  • Like Water for Chocolate

    3

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    4

  • Blade Runner

    5

  • Lonesome Dove

    6

  • A Room with a View

    7

  • Stand by Me

    8

  • A Clockwork Orange

    9

  • No Country for Old Men

    10

  • Inherent Vice

    11

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    12

  • Gone with the Wind

    13

  • A Passage to India

    14

  • 10 Things I Hate About You

    15

  • The Descendants

    16

  • Wuthering Heights

    17

  • L.A. Confidential

    18

  • Ordinary People

    19

  • War and Peace

    20

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    21

  • The Count of Monte-Cristo

    22

  • Rosemary's Baby

    23

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    24

  • Dances with Wolves

    25

  • Morvern Callar

    26

  • There Will Be Blood

    27

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    28

  • The Road

    29

  • Crash

    30

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

    31

  • Holes

    32

  • East of Eden

    33

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    34

  • Clueless

    35

  • Doctor Zhivago

    36

  • Barry Lyndon

    37

  • Brokeback Mountain

    38

  • The Godfather: Part II

    39

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's

    40

  • GoodFellas

    41

  • Goldfinger

    42

  • Sophie's Choice

    43

  • Great Expectations

    44

  • High-Rise

    45

  • Oliver Twist

    46

  • South Pacific

    47

  • The Godfather: Part III

    48

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    49

  • Revolutionary Road

    50

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    51

  • The Hunt for Red October

    52

  • The Princess Bride

    53

  • Fight Club

    54

  • The Age of Innocence

    55

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    56

  • The Shining

    57

  • Emma

    58

  • The Desert of the Tartars

    59

  • Cold Mountain

    60

  • Brooklyn

    61

  • The Kite Runner

    62

  • Angela's Ashes

    63

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    64

  • Metamorphoses

    65

  • Jurassic Park

    66

  • The Women of Brewster Place

    67

  • Wonder Boys

    68

  • The Godfather

    69

  • Paths of Glory

    70

  • Spartacus

    71

  • The Wizard of Oz

    72

  • The English Patient

    73

  • Fahrenheit 451

    74

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    75

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    76

  • The Quiet American

    77

  • The Right Stuff

    78

  • The Bourne Identity

    79

  • The Leopard

    80

  • Sharp Objects

    81

  • Little Women

    82

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    83

  • A Town Like Alice

    84

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    85

  • The Firm

    86

  • Stalker

    87

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    88

  • Women in Love

    89

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    90

  • Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York

    91

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    92

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    93

  • The Diary of Anne Frank

    94

  • The Maltese Falcon

    95

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    96

  • Watership Down

    97

  • Woman in the Dunes

    98

  • Rebecca

    99

  • Call Me by Your Name

    100