Book Adaptations That Surprisingly Won’t Disappoint!

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The hardest thing for any reader to grasp, the most fearful thing for them is every single time they see a beloved book being adapted into a film. They gasp and whisper with eyes wide open – “The horror!”, well, these few won’t make your heart cry of sadness, instead they’ll probably surprise you. The cinematography, music, acting in these book adaptations brings the book to life and how!

1. Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Adapted From | Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Directed By | Joe Wright

Stream On | Netflix

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2. The Shining (1980)

Adapted From | Shining by Stephen King

Directed By | Stanley Kubrick

Stream On | Youtube

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3. Forrest Gump (1994)

Adapted From | Forrest Gump by Winston Groom

Directed By | Robert Zemeckis

Stream On | Netflix

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4. Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Adapted From | Rita Hayworth And Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King

Directed By | Frank Darabont

Stream On | Amazon Prime Video

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5. Silence Of The Lambs (1991)

Based On | The Silence Of The Lambs by Thomas Harris

Directed By | Joe Wright

Stream On | Netflix

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6. Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Based On | Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman

Directed By | Luca Guadagnino

Stream On | Netflix

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7. The Namesake (2006)

Based On | Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Directed By | Mira Nair

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8. Blade Runner (1982)

Based On | Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep By Philip K. Dick

Directed By | Ridley Scott

Stream On | Youtube

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9. JAWS (1975)

Adapted From | Jaws by Peter Benchley

Directed By | Steven Spielberg

Stream On | Netflix

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10. The Godfather (1972)

Adapted From | The Godfather by Mario Puzo

Directed By | Francis Ford Coppola

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Bottom Line

Some books leave a special place in our souls & these movies live up to stay in that place.

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