Before there were movies, books were among the primary sources of entertainment for people. It also helped in exercising the reader's imagination as he/she immerses more in the story. That's why many still prefer reading traditional hardbound and paperback books up until now. But with the birth of cinema, the interest in books has gradually decreased as people become allured to the moving pictures on the big screen. Yet, filmmaking is an ever-changing industry. And one of the changes that it embraced was adopting novels and books into a screenplay. In a way, this changed the outlook of book lovers, as well as avid moviegoers. There have been a lot of movies based on books that it's becoming hard to identify which is the best.
Luckily, we have gathered a list of books made into movies. Then, we ranked it based on the quality and accuracy of the film to the book. Yes, because not every book to movie adaptations are accurate. Topping this list is Forrest Gump, the book written by Winston Groom and first published in 1986. Who would ever forget the 1995 adaptation of the story? Tom Hanks did a good job of portraying the titular character. Because of that, Forrest Gump bagged the Best Picture while Tom Hanks went home as the Best Actor in the 67th Academy Awards. The film also won the Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay Eric Roth. And ultimately, the Academy Award for Best Director went to Robert Zemeckis. This is just one of the many that were on this list. If you want to know more books and novels made into movies, go ahead and check it out below. What do you think of our list? Feel free to share your thoughts with us through the comment section.
|3||To Kill a Mockingbird||Books||52||Paid|
|4||Memoirs of a Geisha||Books||45||Paid|
|9||Gone with the Wind||Books||33||Paid|
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