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Movies/tv shows based on Books
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Edit: so i’ve decided to exclude books from writers like Stephen King, Dean koontz and a few others since so many of there books have gotten made into movies. also some Stephen King Based stuff aren’t even based on his own books there screenplays he wrote himeself :) Clive Barker also did this too.


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Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone ( 2001 )
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ( 2002 )
An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ( 2004 )
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ( 2005 )
A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ( 2007 )
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ( 2009 )
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 ( 2010 )
As Harry, Ron and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ( 2011 )
Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ( 2005 )
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.
Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian ( 2008 )
The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.
Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader ( 2010 )
Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.
TV Show: The Chronicles of Narnia ( 1988 )
The BBC brings to the small screen a magical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis seven-volume series The Chronicles of Narnia. The series covers the first four books over the course of three seasons with 18 thirty minute episodes. Season one brings The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe to life in a six episode installment. Season 2 covers Prince Caspian over the course two episodes, and then The Voyage of The Dawn Trader in 4 more episodes. The third season consists of a six-part adaptation of The Silver Chair. The BBC rendition of The Chronicles of Narnia first aired in 1988 and ended in 1990.
Movie: The Maze Runner ( 2014 )
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Movie: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials ( 2015 )
After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.
Movie: Maze Runner: The Death Cure ( 2018 )
Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as "The Flare".
Movie: Divergent ( 2014 )
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Movie: Insurgent ( 2015 )
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.
Movie: Allegiant ( 2016 )
After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.
Movie: The Hunger Games ( 2012 )
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Movie: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ( 2013 )
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Movie: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 ( 2014 )
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.
Movie: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 ( 2015 )
Katniss and a team of rebels from District 13 prepare for the final battle that will decide the fate of Panem.
Movie: Twilight ( 2008 )
Bella Swan moves to Forks and encounters Edward Cullen, a gorgeous boy with a secret.
Movie: The Twilight Saga: New Moon ( 2009 )
Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship - this time with werewolf Jacob Black.
Movie: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse ( 2010 )
As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.
Movie: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 ( 2011 )
The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.
Movie: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 ( 2012 )
After the birth of Renesmee/Nessie, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Movie: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children ( 2016 )
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Movie: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones ( 2013 )
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World.
Movie: Mortal Engines ( 2018 )
In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.
Movie: A Wrinkle in Time ( 2004 )
A young girl and her genius kid brother are aided by three curious witches in their search for their missing scientist father, captive of an omnipotent otherworldly villain simply called 'It' whose evil is slowly infecting the universe.
Movie: A Wrinkle in Time ( 2018 )
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Movie: Planet of the Apes ( 1968 )
An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
Movie: The Hobbit ( 1977 )
A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
Movie: The Lord of the Rings ( 1978 )
The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Movie: The Return of the King ( 1980 )
Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.
Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ( 2001 )
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers ( 2002 )
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ( 2003 )
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Movie: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ( 2012 )
A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.
Movie: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ( 2013 )
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.
Movie: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ( 2014 )
Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Movie: The Hunt for Red October ( 1990 )
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Movie: Clear and Present Danger ( 1994 )
CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Movie: Patriot Games ( 1992 )
When CIA analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.
Movie: OP Center ( 1995 )
Paul Hood is the newly appointed director of the OP Center, a special agency gathering a wide variety of experts monitoring international crisis. On his first day on the job, nuclear missiles are stolen from the former Soviet Union by terrorists. The team must find out who did it, why, and most importantly, where they are heading so they can retrieve them.
Movie: NetForce ( 1999 )
Internet becomes the world's central nervous system. Netforce, FBI, is created as an elite force fighting crime on internet. The owner of the all dominating software company is suspected of trying to gain total access and control.
Movie: The Sum of All Fears ( 2002 )
C.I.A. analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo-Nazi faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected President by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore, Maryland.
Movie: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit ( 2014 )
Jack Ryan, as a young covert C.I.A. analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
TV Show: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan ( 2018 )
Jack Ryan is a drama featuring Tom Clancy's popular hero Jack Ryan billed as a new contemporary take on the character in his prime as a CIA analyst/operative using the novels as source material.
TV Show: The Bourne Identity ( 1988 )
The Bourne Identity is an American mystery thriller television movie adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel The Bourne Identity. The movie tells the story of Jason Bourne, a man with remarkable survival abilities who suffers from retrograde amnesia, and must seek to discover his true identity.
Movie: The Bourne Identity ( 2002 )
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and attempting to regain his memory.
Movie: The Bourne Supremacy ( 2004 )
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.
Movie: The Bourne Ultimatum ( 2007 )
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless C.I.A. official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.
Movie: The Bourne Legacy ( 2012 )
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
Movie: Manhunter ( 1986 )
Former F.B.I. profiler Will Graham (William Petersen) returns to service to pursue a deranged serial killer named "the Tooth Fairy" (Tom Noonan) by the media.
Movie: Red Dragon ( 2002 )
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Movie: The Silence of the Lambs ( 1991 )
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Movie: Hannibal ( 2001 )
Living in exile, Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Sir Anthony Hopkins) tries to reconnect with now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore), and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim (Gary Oldman).
Movie: Hannibal Rising ( 2007 )
After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.
Movie: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein ( 1994 )
When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge.
Movie: Bram Stoker's Dracula ( 1992 )
The centuries old vampire Count Dracula comes to England to seduce his barrister Jonathan Harker's fiancée Mina Murray and inflict havoc in the foreign land.
Movie: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief ( 2010 )
A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.
Movie: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters ( 2013 )
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters, to find the mythical Golden Fleece, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Movie: Dune ( 1984 )
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.
TV Show: Dune ( 2000 )
A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.
TV Show: Children of Dune ( 2003 )
The spectacular epic that began in the Emmy Award-winning Frank Herbert's Dune mini-series continues in this dazzling new journey into sweeping interstellar intrigue and visionary sci-fi adventure! On the desert planet of Dune, the ancient prophecy has been fulfilled: the rule of the legendary Muad'dib has triggered a miraculous transformation of the arid wastelands. But as always, the Great Houses of the Empire are alive with rumors of conspiracy, plotting and betrayal. And when Muad'dib no longer wields absolute power as the Emperor, his young son Leto Atreides and daughter Ghanima face the prospect of a disastrous civil war on Arrakis - and chaos on a galactic scale. Now, with the future of the vital Spice trade in the balance, the destiny of humanity itself will depend on the courage, strength and otherworldly wisdom of The Children of Dune!
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