21 Aug 2015

20 Iconic Movies That You Might Not Know Were Based On Books

Art imitates life and life imitate art, and movies imitate books.Many of the films  are adapted from works of literature, though not every movie wears its source on its sleeve.
Some of these iconic movies were actually based on books and we are sure that you didn’t have a clue.
Check them out:
1. 101 Dalamtinians
The Book: The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith
Published:  1956
2.Apollo 13
The BookLost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger
Published:  1994
3. Babe
Book: The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith
Published: 1983
Book: Bambi, a Life in the Woods by Felix Salten
5.The Graduate
Book: The Graduate by Charles Webb
Published: 1963
6.Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Book: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Wang Dulu
Published: Between 1938–1942
7.Die Hard
Book: Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp
Book: Election by Tom Perrotta
Published: 1998
9.Father of the Bride
ook:Father of the Bride by Edward Streeter
Published: 1949
10.Field of Dreams
Book:Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella.
Published: 1982
11.Forrest Gump
Book: Forrest Gump by Winston Groom
Published: 1986
Book:Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family by Nicholas Pileggi
Published: 1986
Book: Jaws by Peter Benchley
Published: 1974
14.Mrs. Doubtfire
Book: Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine
Published: 1987

15.Planet of the Apes
Book: La Planète des Singes, known in English as Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle
Published: 1963
16. Psycho
Book: Psycho by Robert Bloch
Published: 1949

17.Rambo: First Blood
Book:  First Blood by David Morrell
Published: 1972
Book:Shrek! by William Steig
Published: 1990
19.The Birds
Book:“The Birds,” part of The Apple Tree collection by Daphne du Maurier
Published: 1952
20.Blade Runner
Book: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
Published: 1968


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