Extraordinary Stories That Have Been Adapted Into Films

A Listmania! list by C. G.
The list author says: "Whether you have seen the movie first or read the book first, these books will always remain timeless classics!"
The Godfather
1.  The Godfather by Mario Puzo
$12.67   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (924 customer reviews)

The Ya-Ya Boxed Set: Little Altars Everywhere/The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
2.  The Ya-Ya Boxed Set: Little Altars Everywhere/The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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The Outsiders
3.  The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
$9.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,517 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

To Kill a Mockingbird
4.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
$11.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,961 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Secret Life of Bees: Tie In Edition
5.  The Secret Life of Bees: Tie In Edition by Sue Monk Kidd
$14.30   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,648 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Practical Magic
6.  Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
$12.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (374 customer reviews)

Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions
7.  Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Daniel Wallace
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

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Where the Heart Is (Oprah's Book Club)
8.  Where the Heart Is (Oprah's Book Club) by Billie Letts
$13.44   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,404 customer reviews)

Gone with the Wind
9.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Used & New from: $0.77
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,854 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Atonement
10.  Atonement by Ian McEwan
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,089 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Classics)
11.  Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Jane Austen
$6.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,266 customer reviews) | 17 customer discussions

Wuthering Heights (Barnes & Noble Classics)
12.  Wuthering Heights (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Emily Brontë
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,037 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition
13.  The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition by Brian Sibley
$11.49   Used & New from: $4.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7,097 customer reviews) | 27 customer discussions

Peter Pan (Aladdin Classics)
14.  Peter Pan (Aladdin Classics) by Susan Cooper
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews)

Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library)
15.  Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library) by William Shakespeare
$3.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (592 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Chronicles of Narnia
16.  The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
$15.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,863 customer reviews)

Penelope
17.  Penelope by Marilyn Kaye
$14.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
18.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
$3.68   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,017 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Secret Garden
19.  The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
$2.64   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

A Walk to Remember
20.  A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
$10.77   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,951 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Annotated Wizard of Oz  (Centennial Edition)
21.  The Annotated Wizard of Oz (Centennial Edition) by L. Frank Baum
$24.56   Used & New from: $11.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Where the Red Fern Grows
22.  Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
$6.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,130 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13)
23.  The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13) by Lemony Snicket
$86.25   Used & New from: $39.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (266 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
24.  The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman
$20.99   Used & New from: $6.26
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,569 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Christmas Carol
25.  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
$3.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (839 customer reviews)

Frankenstein (Enriched Classics)
26.  Frankenstein (Enriched Classics) by Mary Shelley
$4.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,381 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Phantom of the Opera: The Original Novel
27.  The Phantom of the Opera: The Original Novel by Gaston Leroux
$7.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (861 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
28.  Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens
$8.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Gathering of Old Men
29.  A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines
The list author says:
  "You just can't go wrong with buying the book. The movie, on the other hand, was not well adapted."
$11.14   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel
30.  Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel by Fannie Flagg
$19.99   Used & New from: $5.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (571 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Vintage Classics)
31.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Vintage Classics) by Lewis Carroll
$10.83   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,558 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Ultimate Gift (The Ultimate Series #1)
32.  The Ultimate Gift (The Ultimate Series #1) by Rene Gutteridge
$10.77   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (537 customer reviews)

Hoot
33.  Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (888 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Angels & Demons - Movie Tie-In: A Novel
34.  Angels & Demons - Movie Tie-In: A Novel by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "Honestly, I believe this story was far better than Da Vinci Code."
$16.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,196 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Stardust
35.  Stardust by Neil Gaiman
$9.18   Used & New from: $1.90
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,133 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Tuck Everlasting
36.  Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,690 customer reviews)