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Best Movies Based on Books

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It isn't easy to make a great movie based on a book. Here are the top 20!

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Forrest Gump Report Abuse
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Minority Report Report Abuse
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Blade Runner Report Abuse
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The Notebook Report Abuse
This is a tearjerker and box office success based on the book of the same name.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe Report Abuse
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The Green Mile Report Abuse
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The Exorcist Report Abuse
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Fight Club Report Abuse
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Dr. Strangelove Report Abuse
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Field of Dreams Report Abuse
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The Shining Report Abuse
This is a classic horror film based on Steven King's book.
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The Color of Money Report Abuse
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Bridget Jones' Diary Report Abuse
Renee Zellwegger turns in a very charming performance as a UK single woman.
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Charlotte's Web Report Abuse
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The Joy Luck Club Report Abuse
This film had brilliant cinematography and great acting.
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Princess Bride Report Abuse
Yes, it IS based on a book.
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A River Runs Through It Report Abuse
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The Verdict Report Abuse
This film about a lawyer featured a groundbreaking performance by Paul Newman.
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Wag the Dog Report Abuse
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The Mambo Kings Report Abuse
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The Natural Report Abuse
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harry potter and the goblet of fire Report Abuse
it a graet movie and a graet book
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