What is the best adaptation of a book to a movie?

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Re: What is the best adaptation of a book to a movie?

Post by Lgs1089 » 10 Apr 2018, 15:58

I'm going to have to go with The Rules of Attraction by Bret Easton Ellis published in 1987. In 2002, Roger Avary wrote and directed the film with the same title, based on the original novel. Ellis pointed out that out of all of his published works adapted to film, this was by far the best rendition. I agree with Ellis, and I'm taking it a step farther by saying it was one of the best film adaptation of a book to a movie that I've seen.

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Post by tanya shukla » 12 Apr 2018, 16:00

To kill a mocking bird, starring Gregory Peck.

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Post by Allie_L » 12 Apr 2018, 22:08

One of my favourite book to movie adaptations is Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky because it is an amazing book and the author both wrote the screenplay and directed it! Seriously who better to know how to turn a book into a movie properly than the author himself?

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Post by Morgan Jones » 14 Jun 2018, 21:47

The Great Gatsby, Gone Girl, The Bourne film Series.
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Post by JazmynElizabeth » Yesterday, 10:59

Allie_L wrote:
12 Apr 2018, 22:08
One of my favourite book to movie adaptations is Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky because it is an amazing book and the author both wrote the screenplay and directed it! Seriously who better to know how to turn a book into a movie properly than the author himself?
Yusss. And also Emma Watson is hot.
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Post by Sline_sr27 » Yesterday, 20:49

I think it's "Divergent "

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Post by Moonlight91 » Today, 02:49

My boring answer: Lord of the Rings. It was thought "not filmable" and see what Peter Jackson achieved! It has been a while as well and the movies still hold up!

I guess, a lot of movies we like are based on books and we don't even know it.

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