Great Book, Great Movie

Books in Film

Films based on literature tend to be notoriously disappointing, but that doesn’t have to be the case.  These 15 cinematic classics are all based on great works of literature.  Click the hyperlinked film title to check out the book it was based on; keep in mind that a few of the films have different titles than the books that inspired them!  Whether reading or watching, with this list you simply can’t go wrong. 


1. Breakfast at Tiffany’s

2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

3.  A Clockwork Orange

4.  The Graduate

5.  The Godfather

6.  The Virgin Suicides

7.  Blade Runner

8.  American Psycho

9.  Lolita

10. Goldfinger

11.  Apocalypse Now

12.  Sophie’s Choice

13. the exorcist

14.  jaws

15.  Gone With the Wind