17 movies you had no idea were based on books

Posted On: May 22, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

17 movies you had no idea were based on books

You've probably walked out of a movie theater before to hear someone say, "The book was better," or "It wasn't as good as the book." And although you really shouldn't compare the vastly different medium, there are also probably a great deal of movies you've watched and walked away from, not knowing it was based on a book you could read as well.
Some of the original texts were created years - if not decades or centuries - before its movie counterpart. Authors like Shakespeare unfortunately don't get to see their creation take shape in various ways, but at least the rest of us get to enjoy the initial work in new ways.
Comparing the book to the movie is natural, and it's interesting to note what narrative creative liberties some filmmakers took when adapting the original work to film. Below you'll find movies that you had no clue were originally books. 1. André Aciman's 2007 novel "Call Me By Your Name" became a critically-acclaimed, Oscar-nominated mega-hit in 2017.
The movie delves into a short period of...

Continue reading ...

 






The last Posts from Business Insider



Sheriff: Deputy sexually assaulted 4-year-old, threatened child's mom with...

Sheriff: Deputy sexually assaulted 4-year-old, threatened child's mom with deportation

Officials said the mother is an undocumented immigrant and the deputy allegedly told her if she went to authorities, he would report her. Read more ...

Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Yosemite National Park's giant sequoia trees now have a safer place to grow after $40 million in renovations designed to make the Mariposa Grove more peaceful. Read more ...

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain's stores across the country. Read more ...

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Police say a gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. Read more ...

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

This case has been one of the most closely watched this term. Read more ...

‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

For video game addicts, it might be time to hit the restart button. Compulsive game playing is now a mental-health condition, the World Health Organization announced Monday in... Read more ...

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Former First Lady Laura Bush pleaded for politicians to find a better way of securing the US borders than the current “zero-tolerance” immigration crackdown that so far has... Read more ...

World Cup 2018: Sweden vs. South Korea preview, players to watch, key stats

World Cup 2018: Sweden vs. South Korea preview, players to watch, key stats

Ahead of its Group F opener against South Korea, Sweden will not be affected by any media pressure, according to Albin Ekdal. Read more ...

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped major rulings on whether state lawmakers should face curbs on their ability to draw legislative districts purely for... Read more ...

The Latest: Sweden, South Korea 0-0 at halftime at World Cup

The Latest: Sweden, South Korea 0-0 at halftime at World Cup

MOSCOW - The Latest on Monday at the World Cup : Read more ...