The plot of a novel is exquisite as it is, but when it is converted into a movie it becomes dope. We have gathered 10 Movies made on amazing novels. Keep on reading to get some amazing movies based on novels.
The Godfather (1972 -1974 )
Mario Puzo’s The Godfather is a thrilling and dark novel that entertains the mind. The first two movies have been adapted from the novel. Michael, the young and brainy son of Vito Corleone, the head of the most powerful Mafia clan in New York, returns home as a war hero and is inclined to live his own life. But tragic circumstances make him face the legacy of his family.
Directed by: Francis Food Coppola
Written by: Mario Puzo
Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton.
Rating : 9.5 / 10
The Divergent Series
Veronica Roth did a wonderful job by writing The Divergent Series. The movie series is incredible but the ending of the movies is different from the book. At one end, the novel, makes you cry but on the other side, the movie satisfies your mind
Directed by: Neil Burger
Written by: Veronica Roth
Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson.
One of the most inspiring movies that have ever been created by Theodore Melfi. As a child, I have dreamt of being a scientist and this movie and novel have inspired me so much to pursue it. This movie is about the three most important Afro-American women mathematicians in NASA ‘ s history. They had a major role in John Gleen’s launch to the orbits. This movie is a must-watch for future scientists.
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Written by: Margot Lee Shetterly
Cast : Taraji P. Henson , Janelle Monáe, Octavia Spencer.
Lord Of The Rings Series
Peter Jackson has brought one of the best trilogies into life. Both books and movies are astonishing. The story surrounds a young hobbit, Frodo, who founds one ring which belongs to the dark lord, His journey begins with eight dwarf friends to Mount Doom where the ring can only be destroyed.
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Written by: J. R. R . Tolkien
Cast: E Wood. Viggo Mortensen. Dominic Monaghan. Sean Astin. Orlando Bloom. Liv Tyler. Hugo Weaving. Cate Blanchett.
Love is blind, can happen to anyone, anywhere Nicolas Sparks created the most heartwarming and touching plot, which was converted into a movie flawlessly. The Notebook is a story narrated by an old man Duke, about two love birds Noah and Allie, to an old woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s.
Directed by: Nick Cassavetes
Written by: Nicholas Sparks
Cast: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling.
Harry Potter Series
90’s kids grew up watching this series. I mean come on who didn’t want to be wizards and witches. If you didn’t grow up watching Harry Potter, you are way behind your time dude. J. K Rowling created one of the best plots although books and series differ a little.
Directed by: David Yates, Chris Columbus, Mike Newell, Alfonso Cuarón
Written by: J. K Rowling
Cast: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Michael Gambon.
Family is the one that helps in every situation no matter how big the problem is, no matter how far one is, they come back just for their loved ones. Little women are inspiring, heartwarming and a touching story about four sisters who are separated by war and unite after one gets sick. Family is what makes you happy.
Directed by: Greta Gerwig
Written by: Louisa May Alcott
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen.
Life is not about how much I Q one has. It’s how you see life with your heart. Forrest Gump is a very inspiring movie it shows his life if becoming a liable soldier to a responsible leader.
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Written by: Winston Groom
Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field
Percy Jackson Series
Everyone is so crazy about the novel series, although the movie is not up to the mark. Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief is about a boy who has dyslexia, discovers that he is a half demigod and he has been accused of stealing Zeus’s lightning bolt. Disney has confirmed that a new series of Percy Jackson will be released ( yay ! ).
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Written by: Rick Riordan
Cast: Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan, Brandon T. Jackson
If you want nightmares that scare you till death then this is a perfect match for it. The Shining is a horror movie that feels like it could happen with anyone. In this, a family moves to an isolated hotel where one of the members loses their sanity and affects badly to other family members.
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Written by: Stephen King
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers.
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