There are many Book-to-Movies adaptations that did justice to the one written, by making it a big blockbuster movie. Some of the movies remained faithful to the writer while others were not as how it was originally written but still did exceptionally well. The stories once written in the books are now adapted to bring it to the big screen to turn those into motion pictures.

Some of books that turned out to be best selling movies are: –

Jaws (1975)

The Steven Spielberg’s directed movie which is based on Peter Benchley’s novel is a blockbuster American thriller movie that made $260 million in box office.

The Chronicles of Narnia series

It is from the series of seven fantasy novels by C. S. Lewis which is set in the fictional realm of Narnia that grossed $291 million. 

The Twilight Saga series

It is a American romantic fantasy film which is based on Stephenie Meyer’s 2007 novel Eclipse. It was the most successful film from all the films created by Stephenie Meyer that grossed more than $300.5 million.

Forrest Gump (1994)

It is the comedy-drama film  based on the 1986 novel by Winston Groom and was directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric Roth. It is an award-winning film starring Tom Hanks and earned well over $329.6 million.

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

It is a dark fantasy adventure film which is directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. This version was the most successful version starring Johnny Depp and took in more than $334 million at the box office.

The Lord of the Rings series

It is an epic fantasy adventure film co-produced, co-written, and directed by Peter Jackson which is based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and grossed $378 million.

Harry Potter series

A fantasy film which is directed by David Yates is based on J. K. Rowling’s 2007 novel of the same name and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The epic success of the creator, J.K Rowling made her the first and only billionaire author so far earning more than $381 million.

The Hunger Games series

The science fiction-adventure film which is directed by Gary Ross and is based on Suzanne Collins’ 2008 novel of the same name that took in more than $408 million.

All these books made their way to be the successful box office movies of all times. How many have you watched?

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