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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 Eddie and the Cruisers was made into the movie Eddie and the Cruisers
The book MirrorMask (story) was made into the movie MirrorMask
The book Remains of the Day was made into the movie Remains of the Day
The book Eye of the Needle was made into the movie Eye of the Needle
The book Oscar and Lucinda was made into the movie Oscar and Lucinda
The book Get Shorty was made into the movie Get Shorty
The book Cross-Country was made into the movie Cross Country
The book Macbeth (play) was made into the movie Scotland, Pa.
The book Relic was made into the movie The Relic
The book A History of Violence was made into the movie A History of Violence

Recent votes by users

The movie Murder in the First is better than the book Murder in the First
The book The Thief Lord is better than the movie Thief Lord
The book I Know What You Did Last Summer is better than the movie I Know What You Did Last Summer
The book Single White Female is better than the movie Single White Female
The book Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States is better than the movie Dead Man Walking