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Are there any novel based movies out there that stay true to the novel?


Often when I have read a great book and it becomes a movie, like so many of Stephen King's, I am disappointed in the movie and always find the book much better. Seems like not all the opinions and view can be expressed in the movie's frame time. Are there any movies out there that did great justice to the written words of a great novel?

 

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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    You have given me a nice list to explore. Thanks for the comment!

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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    Awesome...looking forward to what else you come up with.

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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    That was an awesome movie, but I never read the book! Good to know.....loved Pony Boy!

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    Ciel Clark 4 years ago

    But not "Wizard of Oz." I can't agree with that! I was so disappointed when I saw that movie... There is no singing in the book. Dorothy is supposed to be about age ten and with short blonde hair. It is not a dream from which she wakes up.

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    Alan Robert Lancaster (alancaster149) 4 years ago

    The epic 'Lonesome Dove' with Robert Duvall was screened on tv here as well. It's hard to keep to a book with long descriptive or narrative passages. You're limited to the 'physical' element of a story unless a narrator enters the 'equation'.

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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    What were the movies or novels? Not familiar with him.

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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    Wow you are a big book reader!


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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    That is right! I studied Of Mice And Men in a novel class and saw the movie later.

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