Books that aren t movies

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Why Arent These a Movie Yet?! (378 books)

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Top 10 Movies Based on Books That Need a Do-Over

35 Incredible Books That Should Have Been Adapted Into Movies By Now

Adaptations are hot as ever right now, and with services like Netflix and Amazon continuing to expand their programming lineup, the need for interesting, established material is pretty high. Each would either make for a great film, an addicting series, or some prestige-y thing in-between. An artistic little girl slowly going blind in Occupied Paris; an orphaned boy in pre WWII Germany with a gift for short-wave radio; a priceless diamond dubbed the Sea of Flames. Scott Rudin bought the film rights for the novel before it had even been published, Chabon himself was set to write the script, and at one point Natalie Portman and Tobey Maguire were attached to star, but a film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book never came to fruition. Spoiler alert: This book is based on the life of Laura Bush.

Turning a popular book into a movie seems like a no-brainer, doesn't it? Movie execs love established properties, and adapting something that's got a built-in fanbase seems like a guaranteed way to get bums on cinema seats. But although it sometimes seems like every book to sell more than a handful of copies has been turned into a film even non-fiction plotless stuff like He's Just Not That Into You and What To Expect When You're Expecting , of all things there are some famous stories that have yet to grace the silver screen. Here are 12 of the best books yet to be adapted into films, and our picks for directors and stars The book: Ignatius J. Reilly is a vastly overweight year-old man living with his mother.

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The Fault in Our Stars. Gone Girl. Hidden Figures. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Many of our most beloved and successful movies are adaptations of similarly beloved books. Here are 11 of them.


  1. Arianne F. says:

    35 Incredible Books That Should Have Been Adapted Into Movies By Now

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