Books Made into Movies

Please note: If the movie title is different than the book title, the movie title is in parentheses.

Grahame-Smith, Seth. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. 2010.

Larson, Kate Clifford. The Assassin's Accomplice. 2008. (The Conspirator)

McCourt, Frank. Angela's Ashes. 1986.

Rennison, Louise. Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging. 2006.

Orwell, George. Animal Farm. 1945.

X, Malcolm. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. 1965. (Malcolm X)

Flinn, Alex. Beastly. 2007.

Garcia, Kami. Beautiful Creatures. 2012.

Boyne, John. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: A Fable. 2006.

King, Stephen. Carrie. 1974.

Lewis, C.S. Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. 1950.

Lewis, C.S. Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. 1951.

Lewis, C.S. Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. 1952.

Marion, Issac. Warm Bodies. 2011.

Shan, Darren. Cirque du Freak. 2000.

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. 1982.

Gaiman, Neil. Coraline. 2002.

Van Lente, Fred. Cowboys & Aliens. 2006.

Sparks, Nicholas. Dear John. 2006.

Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl. 1952. (Diary of Anne Frank)

Stoker, Bram. Dracula. 1897.

Levine, Gail Carson. Ella Enchanted. 1997.

Austen, Jane. Emma. 1816. (also, Clueless)

Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. 2003.

Foer, Jonathan Safran. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. 2005.

Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. 1953.

Dahl, Roald. Fantastic Mr. Fox. 1970.

Van Draanen, Wendelin. Flipped. 2001.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein. 1818. (Mary Shelley's Frankenstein)

Mitchell, Margaret. Gone with the Wind. 1936.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. 1999.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 2007. (Part 1 and Part 2)

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. 2000.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. 2000.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. 2003.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. 1999.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. 1997.

Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet. 1987. (Cry of the Wild)

Mignola, Mike. Hellboy. 2003.

Stockett, Kathryn. The Help. 2009.

Adams, Douglas. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. 1980.

Sachar, Louis. Holes. 1998.

Jones, Diana Wynne. Howl's Moving Castle. 1986.

Hugo, Victor. The Hunchback of Notre Dame. 1831.

Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games. 2008.

Lore, Pittacus. I am Number Four. 2010.

Krakauer, Jon. Into the Wild. 1996.

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. 1847.

Gould, Steven. Jumper. 1992.

Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner. 2003.

Cooper, James Fenimore. The Last of the Mohicans. 1826.

Alcott, Louisa May. Little Women. 1868-69.

Golding, William. Lord of the Flies. 1954.

Sebold, Alice. The Lovely Bones: A Novel. 2002.

Christie, Agatha. Murder on the Orient Express. 1934.

Wright, Richard. Native Son. 1940.

Ishiguro, Kazuo. Never Let Me Go. 2005.

Cohn, Rachel. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist. 2006.

Sparks, Nicholas. The Notebook. 1996.

Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men. 1937.

Nicholls, David. One Day. 2009.

Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. 1967.

Riordan, Rick. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. 2005.

Chbosky, Stephen. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. 1999.

Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis. 2000.

Goldman, William. The Princess Bride. 1973.

Burroughs, Edgar Rice. A Princess of Mars (Barsoom series). 1917. (John Carter)

Winslow, Don. Savages. 2010.

O'Malley, Bryan Lee. Scott Pilgrim (series). 2004. (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World)

Kidd, Susan Monk. The Secret Life of Bees. 2001.

Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility. 1811.

Anderson, Laurie Halse. Speak. 1999.

Griffin, Emily. Something Borrowed. 2004.

Hamilton, Bethany. Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board. 2006. (Soul Surfer)

Gaiman, Neil. Stardust. 1998.

Wells, H.G. The Time Machine. 1895.

Niffenegger, Audrey. The Time Traveler's Wife. 2003.

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. 1960.

Marsen, John. Tomorrow When the War Began. 1995.

Smith, Betty. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. 1943.

Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight. 2005.

Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight Series: Breaking Dawn. 2008. (Part I and Part II)

Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight Series: Eclipse. 2007.

Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight Series: New Moon. 2006.

Wells, H.G. The War of the Worlds. 1898.

Gruen, Sara. Water for Elephants. 2006.

London, Jack. White Fang. 1905.


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