Thursday, November 29, 2007

13 Movies I Like That Were Based on Books






Thirteen Favorite Movies Based On Books



1. White Palace – by Glenn Savan
2. Gone With the Wind – by Margaret Mitchell
3. Dr. Zhivago – by Boris Pasternak
4. American Psycho – by Brett Easton Ellis
5. Altered States – by Paddy Chayefsky
6. The Shining – by Stephen King
7. Charlotte’s Web – by E.B. White
8. Exit To Eden – by Anne Rampling
9. Nobody’s Fool – by Richard Russo
10. Shawshank Redemption – by Stephen King
(based on short story “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption”)
11. Get Shorty – by Elmore Leonard
12. The Witches of Eastwick – by John Updike
13. Heartburn – by Nora Ephron

And the movie I am most looking forward to at the moment? P.S. I Love You, starring Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler. Anyone remember her in “Boys Don’t Cry” or “The Gift”? Not like the girl can’t act. And THIS is the book, by Cecelia Ahern, on which the movie was based. I want this book, too!



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2 Comments:

At 3:28 PM, Blogger Lee Morrison said...

Oh, these are all good movies, for sure. :)

 
At 10:51 PM, Blogger Shesawriter said...

YAY, Dr. Zhivago!! One of my favorites. I love Boris Pasternak.

 

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