Top 50 Movie Adaptations (Which Ones I’ve Seen and Read)

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Because Jason Kottke did it, and I’m shameless. Here is the list of 50 Top Film Adaptations and which ones I’ve seen and/or read.

1. [M] 1984
2. [M] Alice in Wonderland
3. [M] American Psycho
4. [M] Breakfast at Tiffany’s
5. Brighton Rock
6. Catch 22
7. [M] Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
8. A Clockwork Orange
9. Close Range (inc Brokeback Mountain)
10. The Day of the Triffids
11. Devil in a Blue Dress
12. [M] Different Seasons (inc The Shawshank Redemption)
13. [M] Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (aka Bladerunner)
14. [M] Doctor Zhivago
15. [M] Empire of the Sun
16. The English Patient
17. [M] Fight Club
18. The French Lieutenant’s Woman
19. [M] Get Shorty
20. [M] The Godfather
21. [M] Goldfinger
22. [M] Goodfellas
23. [M] Heart of Darkness (aka Apocalypse Now)
24. [B] The Hound of the Baskervilles
25. [M] Jaws
26. [M} The Jungle Book
27. A Kestrel for a Knave (aka Kes)
28. LA Confidential
29. Les Liaisons Dangereuses
30. Lolita
31. Lord of the Flies
32. [M] The Maltese Falcon
33. [M] Oliver Twist
34. [M] One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
35. Orlando
36. The Outsiders
37. [M] Pride and Prejudice
38. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
39. The Railway Children
40. Rebecca
41. The Remains of the Day
42. [M] Schindler’s Ark (aka Schindler’s List)
43. Sin City
44. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold
45. [M] The Talented Mr Ripley
46. Tess of the D’Urbervilles
47. Through a Glass Darkly
48. [M] To Kill a Mockingbird
49. [M] Trainspotting
50. The Vanishing
51. Watership Down

As you will note, I don’t read many popular or “great” novels. I do read, a lot, just mostly in sci-fi and fantasy and some classics. On the other hand, I’m pretty well watched (as it were). ;) 

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