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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 Ordinary People was made into the movie Ordinary People
The book I Married a Dead Man was made into the movie Mrs. Winterbourne
The book Jack in the Box was made into the movie Book of Love
The book The Weight of Water was made into the movie The Weight of Water
The book Where the Rivers Flow North was made into the movie Where the Rivers Flow North
The book Smilla's Sense of Snow was made into the movie Smilla's Sense of Snow
The book Under the Volcano was made into the movie Under the Volcano
The book Hoot was made into the movie Hoot
The book Executioners was made into the movie Cape Fear
The book Razorback was made into the movie Razorback

Recent votes by users

The movie This Boy's Life is better than the book This Boy's Life: A Memoir
The book Morte d'Arthur is better than the movie Excalibur
The book Memento Mori (story) is better than the movie Memento
The movie The Emperor's Club is better than the book The Palace Thief: (story)
The book The Jewel of Seven Stars is better than the movie Legend of The Mummy