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5 Movie Adaptations That Are As Good As The Books

5 Movie Adaptations That Are As Good As The Books

5 Movie Adaptations That Are As Good As The Books. There has been this long-held notion in Hollywood that usually, movie adaptations of books don’t really turn out well or as exciting like the book. Such critics cite movies like Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and the others as examples.

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However, not all movies fall under such characterization. Some are as good as the books they were adapted from.

We present to you 5 of such movies.

The Hurricane

The Hurricane Movie

Source: YouTube

The script was adapted by Armyan Bernstein and Dan Gordon from Carter’s autobiography The Sixteenth Round: From Number 1 Contender To 45472.


Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor Movie

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Lone Survivor is a 2013 American biographical war thriller film based on the 2007 non-fiction book of the same name by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson.

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Philomena Movie

Source: Roger Ebert

Philomena is a 2013 British comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears, based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalist Martin Sixsmith.


The Boy’s Life

The Boy's Life Movie

Source: Empire

This Boy’s Life is a 1993 film adaptation of the memoir of the same name by American author Tobias Wolff.

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Rogue Trader

Rogue Trader Movie

Source: YouTube

The film centers in the life of former derivatives broker Nick Leeson and the 1995 collapse of Barings Bank.

5 Movie Adaptations That Are As Good As The Books

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