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Sunday’s suggested film: Books made into movies

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Everyone loves to dive into a good story full of amazing characters and unpredictable plotlines. To find a good story to get lost in, we usually turn to movies to watch them. However, to one’s surprise, not every good script is an original; some come from books.

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When filmmakers and novel writers gather together the two different storytellers bond together to create a greater art- a visual form of the reader’s imagination to life. Readers can become enthralled in the books they are reading, loving every detail and character formation. It’s exciting to hear the book you visualized in your head will be brought to life, making novel-turned-films very popular today.

For Sunday’s suggested film, here is a list of books turned into films for you to watch.

Here is a list of popular books that have been made into films:

1. “Gone Girl” book by Gillian Flynn and film by David Fincher

2. “Divergent” book by Veronica Roth and film by Neil Burger

3. “The Fault In Our Stars” book by John Green and film by Josh Boone

4. “The Lovely Bones” book by Alice Sebold and film by Peter Jackson

5. “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” book and film by Stephen Chbosky

6. “The Book Thief” book by Markus Zusak and film by Brian Percival

7. “Harry Potter Series” books by J.K Rowling and films by multiple directors such as Chris Columbus, David Yates and Mike Newell

8. “Twilight Saga” books by Stephenie Meyer and films by multiple directors such as Catherine Hardwicke, Bill Condon and Chris Weitz

9. “Hunger Games” books by Suzanne Collins and films by Gary Ross and Francis Lawrence

10. “The Great Gatsby” book by F. Scott Fitzgerald and film by Baz Luhrmann

11. “The Hobbit” books by J. R. R. Tolkien and films by Peter Jackson

12. Any Nicholas Sparks book such as “The Notebook” film by Nick Cassavetes , “A Walk to Remember” film by Adam Shankman and “The Lucky One” film by Scott Hicks

13. “The Secret Life of Bees” book by Sue Monk Kidd and film by Gina Prince-Bythewood

14. “Eat, Pray, Love” book by Elizabeth Gilbert and film by Ryan Murphy

The books on this list all have amazing authors and the directors did justice to the books when creating the films. With this list, you can choose to read the book before watching or simply watch the great films. Hopefully this list of books made into films can fill your Sunday with much enjoyment.

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