Top 10 book-to-film adaptations
For the young and old, there is nothing quite like immersing yourself into another world by reading your favorite book. As you turn each page, you imagine what each character looks like, and the clothes they would wear, you can almost hear their laughs and cries. The story unravels like a motion picture in your mind. So how do you feel when the book you simply can’t stop reading or read so fast because you couldn’t put it down, turns into a Movie? Whether you read the book or see the movie first, check out these recent Book to Movie adaptions you simply can’t miss.
A Jane Austen Novel turned movie, about the timing of love and second chances. Dakota Johnson stars in this romantic 2022 movie.
The House of Gucci
Written by Sara Gay Forden, The House of Gucci has all the high fashion and glamour you would come to expect, but perhaps the crime and tragedy are you never knew. Some twenty years later, the book has been adapted into the motion picture ‘The House of Gucci”, starring the fabulous Lady Gaga and Adam Driver.
The Black Phone
Author Joe Hills’ short story, about the kidnapping of Finney, a thirteen-year-old boy, has made its way to the big screen to terrify viewers, starring Ethan Hawke and Mason Thames.
Mrs. Harris goes to Paris
This film is the third film adaption of the 1958 novel “Mrs. Arris Goes to Paris” written by American Novelist Paul Gallico about a Dior dress and an adventure to Paris.
Death on the Nile
The 2022 film is the second adaptation of the 1937 novel by Agatha Christie. If you like a good mystery, this one might be for you!
Set in England, is the tale of forbidden love and romance in an era of social constraints. This 2022 film starring Harry Styles is the adaptation of the 2012 novel by Bethan Roberts.
Where the Crawdads Sing
The 2018 coming of age, and murder mystery novel by Della Owens was made into a movie in 2022. The Story is about “Marsh Girl” Kya, a young abandoned girl having grown up in the Marshlands in North Carolina, and becomes a prime suspect for a murder.
Knock at the Cabin
This 2023 film is an adaptation of the 2018 novel “The Cabin at the End of the World” by Paul G Tremblay. This apocalyptic horror starring former wrestling champ, Dave Bautista will make you think twice about buying that cheap remote cabin in the woods!
A Man Called Otto
Based on the New York Best Sellers novel, “A man called Ove” by Fredrik Backman, this 2022 film with an ever so slight name change, stars Tom Hanks as Grumpy Otto whose life changes for the better when new neighbors move in.
The Last Thing He Told Me
Being a NY Times Best Seller, this 2021 novel by Laura Dave has recently already made its way to our screens in the form of a limited series. Jennifer Garner stars in this Mystery Thriller, playing a woman whose world is turned upside down when her husband suddenly goes missing.