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Movies I enjoyed more than the books they were based on

It happens sometimes.

Note: Some of these movies are still terrible but still an improvement over the source material.

  • Big Fish
  • Practical Magic
  • Simon Birch
  • Austenland
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Les Misérables
  • Twilight
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Warm Bodies
  • About a Boy
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Carrie
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  • How I Live Now
  • Friday Night Lights
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
  • Atonement
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
  • The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
  • Lord of the Flies
  • Frank Herbert's Children of Dune
  • The Reader
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • A Simple Favor
  • Pet Sematary
  • Bird Box