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Books to Movies: Home

From literary classics to young-adult romances, countless books have been turned into movies and television shows. 
Explore the books that have been adapted to the screen, and visit the display in the library to check out a book and its adaptation. 


 

Check Out These Winning Pairs
Visit the McGovern Library and check-out both the book and the screen adaptation of these stories.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland
2010 Film

The Da Vinci Code
by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code
2006 Film

Divergent
by Veronica Roth

Divergent
2014 Film

The Fellowship of the Ring
by JRR Tolkien 

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2002 Film

The Finest Hours: The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue
by Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman

The Finest Hours
2016 Film

Flags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley

Flags of Our Fathers
2007 Film

The Godfather
by Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo's The Godfather
1972 Film

Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl
2015 Film

The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby
2013 Film

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
2001 Film

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett

The Help
2011 Film

The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games
2012 Film

Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild
2008 Film

Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre
2011 Film

Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park
2000 Film

The Lincoln Lawyer
by Michael Connelly

The Lincoln Lawyer
2011 Film

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by CS Lewis

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2006 Film

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
by Marcus Luttrell & Patrick Robinson

Lone Survivor
2014 Film

The Death Cure
by James Dashner

Maze Runner: The Death Cure
2018 Film

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
by Robert M Edsel & Bret Witter

The Monuments Men
2014 Film

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
by Ken Kesey

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
1997 Film

The Complete Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock
2010 TV Series

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences
by Truman Capote

Truman Capote's In Cold Blood
2003 Film

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
by Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken
2015 Film

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