7 book-to-film adaptations you shouldn’t miss

Who doesn’t love seeing their favorite characters come to life? Whether you like to read the book before watching the movie or vice versa, here’s a list of 7 book-to-film adaptations you shouldn’t miss.

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1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl Book

In this year’s hottest book-to-film adaptation, Nick Dunne is under suspicion for killing his wife. This is a good chance to watch the film before reading the book.

Film release date: October 3, 2014. 

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2. Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Wild Book


After the loss of her mother and the fall of her marriage, Cheryl decides to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. Cheryl describes her journey in this page-turning memoir.

Film release date: December 5, 2014.

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3. Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

Inherent Vice Book

It’s been a while since Doc Sportello has seen his ex- girlfriend. Suddenly she shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap a billionaire land developer whom she just happens to be in love with. It’s the tail end of the psychedelic sixties in L.A., and Doc knows that “love” is another of those words going around at the moment, like “trip” or “groovy,” except that this one usually leads to trouble.

Film release date: December 12, 2014

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4. Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent Book

Insurgent is the second book in the Divergent series. Tris continues to protect her loved ones and herself while dealing with questions of grief, forgiveness, identity, loyalty, politics and love.

Film release date: March 20, 2015

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5. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 

Frankenstein Book

The classic story of Victor Frankenstein’s terrible creation and the distruction it caused has entertained generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense.

Film release date: October 2, 2015.

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6. The Jungle Book by Ruyard Kipling 

The Jungle Book

Get excited for your favorite childhood tale, recreated in an animated film featuring the voices of Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, and Christopher Walken.

Film release date: October 9, 2015.

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7. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay Book

This is the last book of The Hunger Games trilogy. The book is divided in two movies and Part 1 is just about to be released. Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

Film release date: November 21, 2014 (Part 1).

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