6 Best Book To Film Adaptations For Your Must-Watch List

Dracula By Bram Stoker (1931)

Whatever content or detail the movie may have skipped did not harm this film adaptation. It has catapulted into one of the horror movie classics that people talk about, and watch, to this day.

Great Expectations By Charles Dickens (1946)

The film directed by David Lean was by far the best adaptatin of the book. It managed to capture the vibe from the graveyard scene among others. It also helped that the actors were good at capturing the essence of the characters thus adding to the overall brialliance of the film.

Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindler’s List may be fiction, but it is based on true events that unfolded surrounding a Oskar Schindler’s, a German industrialist, attempt to save the lives of over a thousand Jews who have been sented to death. Liam Neeson delivered brilliantly in this film.

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption may be far from the blockbuster as the other movies in the list, but it remains to be a much-talked about film to this day. It did a superb job in bringing to the screen the story of a wrongly imprisoned banker.

The Silence Of The Lambs By Thomas Harris (1991)

The main characters of the book were superbly brought to life by Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter. It puts a different spin on the dynamics of the police and a brilliant but horrifying killer.

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1962)

To Kill A Mockingbird is an award-winning film adapted from Harper Lee’s book. Set in the racist south, it depicted the story of a white lawyer who defended a black man who was unfairly accused of rape.