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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 Cruising was made into the movie Cruising
The book The Princess Diaries was made into the movie The Princess Diaries
The book Big Fish: A Novel of Mystic Proportions was made into the movie Big Fish
The book Valentine: A Novel was made into the movie Valentine
The book Polar Express was made into the movie Polar Express
The book Ella Enchanted was made into the movie Ella Enchanted
The book The Night Listener was made into the movie The Night Listener
The book The Namesake was made into the movie The Namesake
The book To Smithereens was made into the movie Below the Belt
The book Widow For One Year was made into the movie Door in the Floor

Recent votes by users

The movie The Emperor's Club is better than the book The Palace Thief: (story)
The movie The Devil Wears Prada is better than the book The Devil Wears Prada
The book How It Was With Dooms: A True Story From Africa is better than the movie Duma
The book Liaisons Dangereuses, Les is better than the movie Cruel Intentions
The movie A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon is better than the book Aren't You Even Gonna Kiss Me Goodbye?