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Re: Which movies made you want to read the book?

Post by thaservices1 » 02 Jun 2018, 20:27

Harry Potter was a big one for me. I saw the first movie and as soon as it ended I went searching to see if it came from a book. One of the best series ever, I waited impatiently each year for each new book and I sighed a great big unhappy sigh when I finished it.
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Post by -brintontaylor » 03 Jun 2018, 03:33

After watching the first two Hunger Games films, I decided to start reading the books because they were just so good!

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Post by Morgan Jones » 14 Jun 2018, 21:35

Gone Girl and the Bourne film series.
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Post by Tanika510 » 18 Jun 2018, 22:56

How stella got her groove back and the STAND

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Post by ahmaria » 24 Jun 2018, 11:18

Stephen King adaptations like the Shining, It, and Shawshank Redemption made me put a lot of his books on my to-read shelf. Seeing The Color Purple made me want to read that book as well (which I'm halfway finished with).

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Post by NSehra » 24 Jun 2018, 15:50

The Lord of the rings series made me go for the books.
I try to always read the books first though.

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Post by bclayton13 » 26 Jun 2018, 20:39

Gone Girl. I loved the tension in that movie. I still have yet to read the book but it's on my "to read" list.

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Post by pricklypurple » 27 Jun 2018, 18:14

Hunger Games. The first movie especially was so well done. I definitely would love to read about this universe. It's on my list.

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Post by Riszell » 30 Jun 2018, 04:30

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I've seen the movie and I enjoyed watching it. I've known the book even before they turned it into a movie and I've been wanting to read it but haven't had the opportunity to buy a copy.

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Post by Chi_pego » 03 Jul 2018, 06:30

The Fault in our Stars. saw the movie first, made me want to read the book which I did, and all his other books.

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Post by kgloving » 07 Jul 2018, 16:16

The Martian, by Andy Weir. Saw the movie first, starring Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott. The movie really captured the personality and plot created by Weir, but I preferred Weir's ending.

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Post by Philosophicalbread1 » 10 Jul 2018, 22:06

Harry Potter, The Hobbit, And It.

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Post by Careem » 11 Jul 2018, 08:46

I always try to read the book before I see the movie before I see the film because if the film lets me down I won't read the book but if I love the movie I read the book. I am a member of a book club and we went as a group to see The Jane Austen Book Club - I really wanted to read the book but simply ran out of time. I loved the movie so much I rushed out and got the book and read it.

I don't mind a movie being different from a book I realize that you can not put in a movie what you can in a book.Harry Potter was the movie that made me read the entire series ...

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Post by TaaraLynn » 11 Jul 2018, 16:04

Morgan Jones wrote:
14 Jun 2018, 21:35
Gone Girl and the Bourne film series.
These! Yes! :D
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Post by Ksharmilla » 11 Jul 2018, 17:16

Jurassic Park

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