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This site contains a database of movies that were based on a book. You can search by movie or book name, year of release or publication, as well director, starring actors, movie studio, author or book publisher. Browse the list of top books turned into movies, and find the movie version of your favorite novels or stories.

You can even vote on which one you like more, the movie or the book. Eventually, you'll be able to login and save your favorite movies and books, talk to other members through a message board, and contribute your own notes and comments on any movie adaptation of a novel or story. Let us know if you'd like us to add any features!


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Some books that were made into movies

The book Hotel New Hampshire was made into the movie Hotel New Hampshire
The book Trainspotting was made into the movie Trainspotting
The book The Dream Monger was made into the movie Starlight Hotel
The book The Dancer Upstairs was made into the movie The Dancer Upstairs
The book The Punisher: (comic) was made into the movie The Punisher
The book Funny Farm was made into the movie Funny Farm
The book One True Thing was made into the movie One True Thing
The book House Made of Dawn was made into the movie House Made of Dawn
The book The Color Purple was made into the movie The Color Purple
The book Practical Magic was made into the movie Practical Magic

Recent votes by users

The movie What's Eating Gilbert Grape is better than the book What's Eating Gilbert Grape?
The movie Heaven's Prisoners is better than the book Heaven's Prisoner
The movie Heat is better than the book Heat
The book Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure is better than the movie Fanny Hill
The book The Palace Thief: (story) is better than the movie The Emperor's Club