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Aaron Latham
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Urban Cowboy (1980)
Based on the story
Adrian C. Louis
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Skins (2002)
Based on the 1995 book
A. E. W. Mason
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Four Feathers (2002)
Based on the 1902 book
Agatha Christie
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Appointment With Death (1988)
Based on the 1938 book
Agatha Christie
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Based on the 1941 book
Agatha Christie
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Based on the 1962 book 'The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side'
Agatha Christie
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Based on the 1958 book
A. J. Quinnell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Man on Fire (2004)
Based on the 1980 book
Alan Bennett
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The History Boys (2006)
Based on the story 'Hi'
Albert H. Z. Carr
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Based on the 1971 book 'Finding Maubee'
Alan Duff
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Once Were Warriors (1994)
Based on the 1990 book
Alexander Stille
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Excellent Cadavers (1999)
Based on the 1995 book 'Excellent Cadavers: The Mafia and the Death of the First Italian Republic'
Alexander Stuart
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The War Zone (1999)
Based on the 1989 book
Alexandre Dumas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Based on the book
Alexandre Dumas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Based on the book
Alexandre Dumas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Musketeer (2001)
Based on the book 'The Three Musketeers'
Alexandre Dumas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Three Musketeers (1993)
Based on the book
Alex Garland
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Beach (2000)
Based on the 1996 book inspired by Garland's backpacking experiences
Al Franken
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Based on the 1992 book 'Stuart Saves His Family: Daily Affirmations of Stuart Smalley'
Alice Hoffman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Aquamarine (2006)
Based on the 2001 book
Alice Hoffman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Practical Magic (1998)
Directed by Griffin Dunne, son of novelist Dominick Dunne. Starred Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock. The entire house was a specially built architectural shell that was torn down after filming
Alice Hoffman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The River King (2005)
Based on the 2000 book
Alice McDermott
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
That Night (1992)
Based on the 1987 book
Alice Walker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Color Purple (1986)
Based on the 1982 book. Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize for this novel.
Alistair MacLean
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Won an Oscar for Best Special Effects. The original Director was Alexander Mackendrick. He was fired by Carl Foreman, who wrote the movie.
Alistair MacLean
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
River of Death (1989)
Based on the 1982 book
Allegra Goodman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Kaaterskill Falls (2001)
Based on the 1998 book
Allen Hannay
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Tiger's Tale (1987)
Based on the 1982 book 'Love and Other Natural Disasters'
Alan M. Dershowitz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Based on the 1986 book 'Reversal of Fortune: Inside the Von Bülow Case'
Alan Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
From Hell (2001)
Based on the 1993 book
Alan Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
V for Vendetta (2006)
Based on the 1988 book
Alan Paton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
Based on the 1940 book
Alyene Porter
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Papa Was a Preacher (1985)
Based on the 1944 book
Alan Zweibel
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
North (1994)
Based on the 1984 book
Amanda Brown
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Legally Blonde (2001)
Based on the 2001 book
A. Melvin McDonald
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Day of Defense (2003)
Based on the 1982 book
A. M. Homes
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Safety of Objects (2001)
Based on the stories 'Safety of Objects:'
A. M. Wellman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
S.F.W. (1994)
Based on the 1990 book
Amy Tan
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Joy Luck Club (1993)
Based on the 1990 book
Andre Brink
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dry White Season (1989)
Based on the 1980 book
Andre Dubus
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Based on the 1999 book
Andre Dubus
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
In the Bedroom (2001)
Based on the story 'Killings'
Andrew Davies
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
B. Monkey (1998)
Based on the 1998 book
Andrew J. Fenady
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Man With Bogart's Face (1980)
Based on the 1977 book
Andrew Klavan
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Based on the 1991 book
Andrew Klavan
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
True Crime (1999)
Based on the 1995 book
Andrew Lloyd Webber
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Evita (1996)
Based on the play
Andrew Neiderman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Based on the 1990 book
Andrew Neiderman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Maddening (1995)
Based on the play ''
Angela Huth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Land Girls (1998)
Based on the 1994 book
Angela Sommer-Bodenburg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Little Vampire (2000)
Based on the book 'Little Vampire, Theseries)'
Anita Shreve
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Weight of Water (2000)
Based on the 1997 book
Ann Brashares
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Based on the 1991 book
Anne Edwards
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Haunted Summer (1988)
Based on the 1972 book
Anne Fine
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Based on the 1987 book 'Alias Madame Doubtfire'
Anne Holden
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Based on the 1971 book 'The Witnesses'
Anne Holm
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
I Am David (2003)
Based on the 1965 book
Anne Nelson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Show of Force (1990)
Based on the 1986 book 'Murder Under Two Flags: The U.S., Puerto Rico, and the Cerro Maravilla Cover-Up'
Anne Rampling
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Exit to Eden (1994)
Based on the 1985 book
Anne Rice
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Interview With the Vampire (1994)
Based on the 1977 book. Starred Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst. Anne Rice also wrote the screenplay.
Anne Rice
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Queen of the Damned (2002)
Based on the 1989 book
Anne Rivers Siddons
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Heart of Dixie (1989)
Based on the 1976 book 'Heartbreak Hotel'
Annette Curtis Klause
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Blood and Chocolate (2007)
Based on the 1997 book
Anne Tyler
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Accidental Tourist (1988)
Based on the book published in 1985.
Anne Tyler
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Slipping-Down Life (1999)
Based on the 1970 book
Annie Proulx
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Based on the 1998 book
Annie Proulx
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Shipping News (2001)
Based on the 1993 book
Ann M. Martin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Based on the 1987 book
Anna Quindlen
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
One True Thing (1998)
Based on the 1989 book
Anna Sewell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Black Beauty (1994)
Based on the 1941 book
Anonymous
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Beowulf (2007)
Based on the poem
Anthony C. Winkler
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Lunatic (1991)
Based on the 1985 book
Anthony Gilbert
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dead of Winter (1987)
Based on the 1943 book 'The Woman in Red'
Anthony Horowitz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Stormbreaker (2006)
Based on the 2000 book
Anthony Swofford
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jarhead (2005)
Based on the 2003 book 'Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles'
Antony Burgess
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Clockwork Orange (1972)
Antwone Quenton Fisher
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Antwone Fisher Story (2002)
Based on the 2001 book 'Finding Fish: A Memoir'
Arie Posin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Based on the story
Armistead Maupin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Night Listener (2006)
Based on the 2000 book
Armitage Trail
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Scarface (1983)
Based on the 1930 book
Arthur C. Clarke
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
2010 (1984)
Based on the 1982 book '2010, Odyssey Two'
Arthur Golden
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Based on the 1997 book
Arthur Schnitzler
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Based on the 1926 book 'Traumnovelle'
Arturo Perez-Reverte
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Based on the 1996 book 'The Club Dumas'
A. S. Byatt
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Angels & Insects (1995)
Film is named after the book.
A. S. Byatt
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Possession (2002)
Based on the 1990 book 'Possession: A Romance'
Augusten Burroughs
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Running With Scissors (2006)
Based on the 2002 book 'Running with Scissors: A Memoir'
Avra Wing
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Angie (1994)
Based on the 1991 book 'Angie, I Says'
Barbara Wilson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
Based on the 1990 book
Bari Wood
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dead Ringers (1988)
Based on the 1977 book 'Twins'
Bari Wood
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
In Dreams (1999)
Based on the 1993 book 'Doll's Eyes'
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1917)
First released as a silent film in 1917. Starred Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston and William Buress
Barry Gifford
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Perdita Durango (1997)
Based on the book
Barry Gifford
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Wild at Heart (1990)
Based on the story 'The Wild at Heart'
Barry Reed
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Verdict (1982)
Based on the 1980 book
Barry Unsworth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Reckoning (2004)
Based on the play 'Morality'
Ben Elton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Maybe Baby (2000)
Based on the 1999 book 'Inconceivable'
Benjamin Tammuz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Minotaur (1997)
Based on the 1981 book
Ben Mezrich
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Reaper (1998)
Based on the 1998 book
Ben Rice
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Pobby and Dingan (2005)
Based on the 2000 book
Bernard MacLaverty
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cal (1984)
Based on the 1982 book
Bernard Malamud
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Natural (1984)
Based on the 1952 book 'Natural'
Bernard Malamud
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Tenants (2006)
Based on the 1971 book
Bernard Taylor
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Godsend (1980)
Based on the 1976 book
Bernard Taylor
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mother's Boys (1994)
Based on the 1988 book
Beryl Bainbridge
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Based on the 1989 book
Beth Richardson Gutcheon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Without a Trace (1983)
Based on the 1981 book 'Still Missing'
Betty Mahmoody
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Not Without My Daughter (1991)
Based on the 1987 book
Beverly D'Onofrio
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Riding in Cars With Boys (2001)
Based on the 1990 book
Billie Letts
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Based on the 1995 book
Bill Lishman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fly Away Home (1996)
Based on the 1995 book 'Father Goose: One Man, a Gaggle of Geese, and Their Real Life Incredible Journey South'
Blaine Yorgason
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Windwalker (1980)
Based on the 1979 book
Blake Nelson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Girl (1998)
Based on the 1994 book
Blanche D'Alpuget
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Turtle Beach (1992)
Based on the 1981 book
Bobbie Ann Mason
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
In Country (1989)
Based on the 1985 book
Bob Randall
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Fan (1981)
Based on the 1977 book
Bram Stoker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Awakening (1980)
Based on the 1902 book 'The Jewel of Seven Stars'
Bram Stoker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dracula (1992)
Based on the book
Bram Stoker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Legend of The Mummy (1997)
Based on the 1902 book 'The Jewel of Seven Stars'
Brendan O'Carroll
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Agnes Browne (1999)
Based on the 1994 book 'The Mammy'
Bret Easton Ellis
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
American Psycho (2000)
Book and film share title.
Bret Easton Ellis
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Less Than Zero (1987)
Based on the 1985 book
Bret Easton Ellis
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rules of Attraction (2002)
Based on the 1988 book
Brett Halliday
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang (2005)
Based on the 1941 book 'Bodies Are Where You Find Them'
Brian Fair Berkey
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Keys to Tulsa (1997)
Based on the 1989 book
Brian Garfield
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hopscotch (1980)
Based on the 1975 book
Brian Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Black Robe (1991)
Based on the 1985 book
Brian Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cold Heaven (1991)
Based on the 1983 book
Brian Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Based on the 1955 book
Brian Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Statement (2003)
Based on the 1995 book
Brooke Leimas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Intruder (1999)
Based on the 1980 book
Bruce Craven
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fast Sofa (2001)
Based on the 1992 book
Bruce Porter
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Blow (2001)
Based on the 1993 book 'Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All'
Bruce Wagner
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
I'm Losing You (1998)
Based on the 1996 book
Bruce Wagner
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Women in Film (2001)
Based on the 1996 book 'I'm Losing You'
Bryce Courtenay
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Power of One (1992)
Based on the 1989 book
Buzz Bissinger
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Friday Night Lights (2004)
Based on the 1990 book 'Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream'
Calder Willingham
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rambling Rose (1991)
Based on the 1972 book
Cameron Crowe
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Based on the story 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High'
Carl Bernstein
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
All The President's Men (1976)
Movie starred Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, and Jack Warden
Carl Ellsworth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Red Eye (2005)
Based on the story
Carl Hiaasen
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hoot (2006)
Based on the 2002 book
Carl Hiaasen
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Striptease (1996)
Based on the 1993 book 'Strip Tease'
Carlo Collodi
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
The film is named after the book.
Carl Sagan
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Contact (1997)
Based on the 1985 book
Carolyn Chute
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Based on the 1985 book
Carrie Fisher
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Based on the 1987 book. Starred Meryl Streep, Shirley Maclaine and Dennis Quaid. Meryl Streep did her own singing in the movie.
Carson McCullers
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Ballad of the Sad Café (1991)
Based on the book
Catherine Ryan Hyde
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Pay It Forward (2000)
Based on the 1999 book
Cathleen Schine
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Love Letter (1999)
Based on the 1995 book. Starred Kate Capshaw, Blyth Danner, Ellen Degeneres and Julianne Nicholson
Celia Gittelson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Saving Grace (1985)
Based on the 1981 book
Chad Taylor
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Heaven (1998)
Based on the 1994 book 'Heaven: A Novel'
Chaim Potok
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Chosen (1981)
Based on the 1968 book
Charles Dennis
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Finders Keepers (1984)
Based on the 1974 book 'Next-to-Last Train Ride'
Charles Dickens
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Great Expectations (1998)
Based on the book
Charles Dickens
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Based on the book 'A Christmas Carol'
Charles Dickens
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Oliver Twist (2005)
Based on the book 'The Adventures of Oliver Twist'
Charles F. Gieg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
White Squall (1996)
Based on the 1962 book 'The Last Voyage of the Albatross'
Charles Frazier
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cold Mountain (2003)
Based on the 1997 book
Charles Higson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
King of the Ants (2003)
Based on the 1992 book
Charles McCarry
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Wrong Is Right (1982)
Based on the 1979 book 'The Better Angels'
Charles Nordoff
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mutiny on the Bounty (1936)
Won an Oscar for Best Picture. Clark Gable had to shave off his trademark moustache for historical accuracy - moustaches were not allowed in the British Navy at the time of the story.
Charles Perry
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Based on the 1962 book 'Portrait of a Young Man Drowning'
Charles Webb
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Graduate (1967)
Won an Oscar for Best Director. Starred Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman
Charles Webb
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hope Springs (2003)
Based on the 2001 book 'New Cardiff'
Charles Willeford
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Miami Blues (1990)
Based on the 1984 book
Charles Williams
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dead Calm (1989)
Based on the 1963 book
Charles Williams
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Hot Spot (1990)
Based on the 1953 book 'Hell Hath No Fury'
Charlotte Bronte
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jane Eyre (1996)
Based on the book
Chauncey G. Parker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Of Unknown Origin (1983)
Based on the 1981 book
Chester Himes
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rage in Harlem (1991)
Based on the 1987 book
Chet Raymo
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Frankie Starlight (1995)
Based on the 1993 book 'The Dork of Cork'
Chloë Rayban
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Virtual Sexuality (1999)
Based on the 1994 book 'Virtual Sexual Reality'
Choderlos De Laclos
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cruel Intentions (1999)
Based on the book 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'
Chris Fuhrman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Based on the 1994 book
Chris Gardner
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Based on the 2006 book
Christianna Brand
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Based on the stories 'Nurse Matilda'
Christina Crawford
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Based on the 1978 book. Starred Faye Dunaway and Diana Scarwid. The book is a biography on her relationship with her mother Joan.
Christine Bell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Perez Family (1995)
Based on the 1990 book
Christopher Bram
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Based on the 1995 book 'Father of Frankenstein'
Christopher Buckley
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Based on the 1994 book
Christopher Monger
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Based on the 1995 book
Christopher Paolini
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Eragon (2006)
Based on the book
Christopher Robbins
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Air America (1990)
The film is named after the book.
Christy Brown
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
My Left Foot (1989)
Directed by Jim Sheridan. Won Best Actor And Best Actress
Chris Van Allsburg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jumanji (1995)
Based on the 1988 book. Starred Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce
Chris Van Allsburg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Polar Express (2004)
Based on the 1985 book
Chris Van Allsburg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Zathura (2005)
Based on the 2002 book 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'
Chuck Palahniuk
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fight Club (1999)
Based on the 1996 book
C. J. Koch
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
Based on the 1978 book
Claire Cook
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Based on the 2002 book
Clancy Carlile
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Honkytonk Man (1982)
Based on the 1980 book
Clara Bingham
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
North Country (2005)
Based on the story 'The Class Action'
Claude Delay
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Chanel Solitaire (1981)
Based on the 1971 book
Claude Stanush
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Newton Boys (1998)
Based on the 1994 book
Clement Richer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Beyond the Reef (1981)
Based on the 1941 book 'Ti-Coyo and His Shark'
Clifton L. Taulbert
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored (1995)
Based on the 1989 book
Clive Barker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Nightbreed (1990)
Based on the 1988 book 'Cabal'
Clive Cussler
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Raise the Titanic (1980)
Based on the 1976 book
Clive Cussler
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Sahara (2005)
Based on the 1992 book
Clyde Edgerton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Killer Diller (2004)
Based on the 1990 book
Clyde Edgerton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Walking Across Egypt (1999)
Based on the 1987 book
Colin MacInnes
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Absolute Beginners (1986)
The film is named after the book.
Colin Wilson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Lifeforce (1985)
Based on the 1976 book 'The Space Vampires'
Cormac McCarthy
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
The film is named after the book.
Cornelia Funke
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Thief Lord (2006)
Based on the 2001 book
Cornell Woolrich
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Based on the 1948 book 'I Married a Dead Man'
Craig Harrison
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Quiet Earth (1985)
Based on the 1981 book
Craig Thomas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Firefox (1982)
Based on the 1977 book
C. S. Lewis
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Based on the 1950 book 'Chronicles of Narnia'
Cyra McFadden
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Serial (1980)
Based on the 1977 book 'Serial: A Year in the Life of Marin County'
Damon Runyon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Little Miss Marker (1980)
Based on the book
Daniel Clowes
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Ghost World (2001)
Based on the 1997 book
Daniel Defoe
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Crusoe (1988)
Based on the book 'Robinson Crusoe'
Daniel Defoe
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Moll Flanders (1996)
Based on the book
Daniel Defoe
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Based on the book
Daniel F. Galouye
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Based on the 1964 book 'Simulacron-3'
Daniel Lang
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Casualties of War (1989)
Based on the 1969 book
Danielle Steel
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Now and Forever (1983)
Based on the 1978 book
Daniel Menaker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Treatment (2006)
Based on the 1998 book
Daniel Odier
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Diva (1981)
Based on the 1979 book
Daniel Wallace
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Big Fish (2003)
Based on the 1998 book 'Big Fish: A Novel of Mystic Proportions'
Daniel Woodrell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Ride With the Devil (1999)
Based on the 1987 book 'Woe to Live On'
Daphne Du Maurier
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rebecca (1940)
Won 2 Oscars Best Picture and Best Cinematography. The first film Alfred Hitchcock made in Hollywood and the only one that won a Best Picture Oscar.
Dave Barry
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Big Trouble (2002)
Based on the 1999 book
David Auburn
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Proof (2005)
Based on the play
David Baldacci
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Absolute Power (1997)
The film is named after the book.
David Brin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Postman (1997)
Based on the 1985 book
David Brin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Postman (1998)
The Postman's fake president was named "Richard Starkey", the real name of Ringo Starr.
David Cook
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Second Best (1994)
Based on the 1993 book
David Garnett
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Aspects of Love (2004)
Based on the 1983 book
David Gerrold
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Martian Child (2007)
Based on the 2002 book 'Martian Child, The: A Novel About a Single Father Adopting a Son'
David Guterson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Snow Falling On Cedars (1999)
Based on the 1994 book. Starred Ethan Hawke, Youki Kudoh, Rick Yune and Max Von Sydow
David Henry Hwang
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
M. Butterfly (1993)
Based on the play
David Morrell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
First Blood (1982)
Based on the 1972 book
David Saperstein
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cocoon (1985)
Based on the 1985 book
David T. Friendly
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Based on the story
Dan Brown
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Based on the 2003 book
Deanne Barkley
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Freeway (1988)
Based on the 1978 book
Delia Ephron
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hanging Up (2000)
Based on the 1995 book. Starred Meg Ryan, Dianne Keaton, Lisa Kudrow and Walter Matthau. Was Matthau's final film before he died.
Dennis Lehane
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Based on the 1998 book 'Gone, Baby, Gone'
Dennis Lehane
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mystic River (2003)
Based on the 2001 book
Derek Lambert
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Rough Cut (1980)
Based on the 1975 book 'Touch the Lion's Paw'
Dean R. Koontz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hideaway (1995)
Based on the 1992 book
Dean R. Koontz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Phantoms (1998)
Based on the 1983 book
Dean R. Koontz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Servants of Twilight (1991)
Based on the 1984 book
Dean R. Koontz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Watchers (1988)
Based on the 1987 book
Dean R. Koontz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Whispers (1989)
Based on the 1980 book
Desmond Bagley
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Landslide (1992)
Based on the 1967 book
Desmond Bagley
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Vivero Letter (1998)
Based on the 1968 book
Desmond Lowden
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Bellman and True (1987)
Based on the 1975 book
Desmond Lowden
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Real McCoy (1993)
Based on the 1975 book 'Bellman and True'
Dean Southern Jennings
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Bugsy (1991)
Based on the 1967 book 'We Only Kill Each Other: The Life and Bad Times of Bugsy Siegel'
Devery Freeman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Taps (1981)
Based on the 1979 book 'Father Sky'
D. G. Compton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
La Mort En Direct (1980)
Based on the 1974 book 'The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe'
Dan Gordon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Murder in the First (1995)
Based on the 1994 book
Dan Greenburg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Guardian (1990)
Based on the 1987 book
D. H. Lawrence
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Kangaroo (1986)
Based on the 1923 book
D. H. Lawrence
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Based on the 1928 book
Diane Johnson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Divorce, Le (2003)
Based on the 1997 book
Diane Thomas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Based on the 1980 book
Diana Henstell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Deadly Friend (1986)
Based on the 1985 book 'Friend'
Dick King-Smith
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Babe (1995)
Based on the 1983 book 'Babe: The Gallant Pig'
Dian Fossey
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Based on the autobiographical book about Naturalist Diane Fossey’s unique research of gorillas in the deep forest of Africa
Dan Lewandowski
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Worth Winning (1989)
Based on the 1989 book
Dan McCall
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jack the Bear (1993)
Based on the 1974 book
Dan Millman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Based on the 1980 book 'Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives'
Dodie Smith
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
101 Dalmatians (1961)
The book was published in 1956. The Walt Disney movie was remade in 1996.
Dodie Smith
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
101 Dalmations (1996)
Based on the 1956 book 'The One Hundred and One Dalmations'
Dodie Smith
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
I Capture the Castle (2003)
Based on the 1948 book
Dominique LaPierre
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
City of Joy (1992)
Based on the 1985 book 'The City of Joy'
Donald Bakeer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
South Central (1992)
Based on the story 'The Crips'
Donald E. Westlake
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jimmy the Kid (1983)
Based on the 1974 book
Donald E. Westlake
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Payback (1999)
Based on the 1962 book 'The Hunter'
Donald E. Westlake
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Slayground (1983)
Based on the 1971 book
Donald E. Westlake
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Two Much (1996)
Based on the 1975 book
Donald E. Westlake
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Based on the 1997 book
Donald E. Westlake
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Why Me? (1990)
Based on the 1983 book
Donald Goines
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Never Die Alone (2004)
Based on the 1974 book
Don Bredes
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hard Feelings (1982)
Based on the 1977 book
Don Tracy
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Underneath (1995)
Based on the 1934 book 'Criss-Cross'
Don Winslow
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
Based on the 1997 book
Dorothea Bennett
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Jigsaw Man (1983)
Based on the 1976 book
Dorothy Allison
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Based on the 1992 book
Dorothy Allison
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cavedweller (2004)
Based on the 1998 book
Dorothy Porter
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Monkey's Mask (2000)
Based on the 1994 book
Douglas Adams
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Based on the 1979 book
Douglas C. Jones
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Winding Stair (1998)
Based on the 1979 book
Douglas Kennedy
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)
Based on the 1994 book 'The Dead Heart'
Douglas Preston
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Relic (1997)
Based on the 1995 book. Starred Penelope Miller, Tom Sizemore, and Linda Hunt
Dr. Seuss
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cat in the Hat (2003)
Based on the 1957 book
Dr. Seuss
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Based on the 1957 book
Dan Tyler Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Gymkata (1985)
Based on the 1957 book 'The Terrible Game'
Dan Wakefield
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Going All The Way (1997)
Based on the 1970 book
Dyan Sheldon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Based on the 1999 book
E.B. White
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Charlotte's Web (1973)
The 1973 film was an animated version with Debbie Reynolds as the voice of Charlotte. Was released in 2006 as a feature film.
E.B. White
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Based on the 1952 book
E.B. White
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Stuart Little (1999)
Based on the 1945 book. Starred Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie.
E.B. White
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)
Based on the 1970 book
Edgar Rice Burroughs
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Tarzan (1999)
Based on the 1999 book 'Tarzan of the Apes'
Edith Wharton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Age of Innocence (1993)
Screenplay by Jay Cocks.
Edith Wharton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Ethan Frome (1993)
Based on the 1910 book
Edith Wharton
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The House of Mirth (2000)
Based on the 1905 book
Edward Bunker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Animal Factory (2000)
Based on the 1977 book 'The Animal Factory'
Edward L. Beach
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Run Silent, Run Deep (1958)
Starred Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster and Jack Warden
Edward Levy
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Beast Within (1982)
Based on the 1981 book
Edward Streeter
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Father of the Bride (1991)
Based on the 1948 book
Edwin Torres
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Carlito's Way (1993)
Based on the 1982 book
E. L. Doctorow
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Billy Bathgate (1991)
Based on the 1989 book
E. L. Doctorow
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Ragtime (1981)
Based on the 1975 book
Eliot Asinof
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Eight Men Out (1988)
Based on the 1986 book 'Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series'
Eliot Ness
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Untouchables (1987)
Based on Ness's 1947 autobiographical account of his efforts to bring Al Capone to justice. Won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Starred Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, and Patricia Clarkson.
Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Deep End (2001)
Based on the 1940 book 'The Blank Wall'
Elizabeth Bowen
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Last September (1999)
Based on the 1929 book
Elizabeth McNeill
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)
Based on the book 'Nine 1'
Elizabeth Taylor
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
Based on the 1971 book
Elizabeth Von Arnim
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Enchanted April (1992)
Based on the 1922 book 'The Enchanted April'
Elizabeth Wurtzel
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Prozac Nation (2001)
Based on the 1994 book 'Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America'
Elleston Trevor
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Based on the 1964 book
Ella Leffland
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mrs. Munck (1995)
Based on the 1970 book
Ellyn Bache
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Safe Passage (1994)
Based on the 1988 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
52 Pick-Up (1986)
Based on the 1974 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Ambassador (1984)
Based on the 1974 book '52 Pick-Up'
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Be Cool (2005)
Based on the 1999 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Big Bounce (2004)
Based on the 1969 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cat Chaser (1989)
Based on the 1982 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Get Shorty (1995)
Based on the 1990 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jackie Brown (1997)
Based on the 1992 book 'Rum Punch'
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Killshot (2007)
Based on the 1989 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Out of Sight (1998)
Based on the 1996 book. Starred George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez.
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Stick (1985)
Based on the 1983 book
Elmore Leonard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Touch (1997)
Based on the 1977 book
E. M. Forster
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Howard's End (1992)
Based on the 1910 book
E. M. Forster
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Maurice (1987)
Based on the 1971 book
E. M. Forster
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Passage to India (1984)
Based on the 1924 book
E. M. Forster
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Room With a View (1986)
Based on the 1908 book 'A Room With a View'
E. M. Forster
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Based on the 1905 book
Emily Bronte
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Based on the book
E.M. Nathanson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Won an Oscar for Best Sound Effects. Starred Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson and Ernest Borgnine
E. Nesbit
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Five Children and It (2004)
Based on the 1902 book
Eoin McNamee
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Resurrection Man (1998)
Based on the 1994 book
Eric Garcia
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Matchstick Men (2003)
Based on the 2002 book
Erich Kastner
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Parent Trap (1961)
Starred Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara, and Brian Keith. Remade in 1998 starred Lindsay Lohan in her first movie role.
Erich Maria Remarque
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Erich Segal
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Love Story (1970)
Won an Oscar for Best Music Score. Erich Segal wrote the screenplay for the movie first then adapted it into a novel which was published before the movie release and became a runaway best seller.
Erich Segal
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Man, Woman and Child (1983)
Based on the 1980 book
Eric Schlosser
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fast Food Nation (2006)
Based on the 2001 book 'Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal'
Erika Holzer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Based on the 1994 book
Erin Gruwell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Freedom Writers (2007)
Based on the 1999 book 'The Freedom Writers Diary'
Ernest Brawley
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fast-Walking (1982)
Based on the 1974 book 'The Rap'
Ernest Kellogg Gann
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Aviator (1985)
Based on the 1981 book
Ernest Tidyman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Shaft (2000)
Based on the 1970 book
Esther Freud
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hideous Kinky (1998)
Based on the 1992 book
Ethan Canin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Emperor's Club (2002)
Based on the story 'The Palace Thief'
Eve Titus
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Based on the 1958 book 'Basil of Baker Street'
Evan S. Connell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Based on the 1987 book 'Mrs. Bridge and Mr. Bridge'
Fannie Flagg
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Based on the 1987 book 'Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café'
Farley Mowat
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Based on the 1963 book. Based on the true story of Farley Mowat’s struggle to uncover the truth about wolves. Starred Brian Dennehy and Charles Martin Smith.
Farley Mowat
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Snow Walker (2003)
Based on the 1975 book
Fay Weldon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
She-Devil (1989)
Based on the 1984 book 'The Life and Loves of a She-Devil'
Ferdia MacAnna
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Based on the 1991 book
Fernando Gabeira
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Four Days in September (1997)
Based on the 1979 book 'O Que é Isso, Companheiro?'
Florence Engel Randall
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
Based on the 1976 book
Florence Montgomery
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Misunderstood (1984)
Based on the 1869 book
Forrest Carter
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Education of Little Tree (1997)
Based on the 1976 book
F. Paul Wilson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Keep (1983)
Based on the 1981 book
Frances Burnett
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Little Princess (1995)
Based on the 1905 book
Frances Burnett
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Secret Garden (1993)
Based on the 1938 book
Frances Mayes
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Based on the 1996 book 'Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy'
Francine Prose
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Household Saints (1993)
Based on the 1981 book 'Household Saint'
Francine Rivers
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Based on the 1998 book
Francis Stuart
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Moondance (1995)
Based on the 1936 book 'The White Hare'
Frank B. Gilbreth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Based on the 1948 book
Frankcina Glass
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Marvin and Tige (1983)
Based on the 1977 book
Frank DeFord
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Everybody's All-American (1988)
Based on the 1981 book 'Everybody's All American'
Frank E. Peretti
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Hangman's Curse (2003)
Based on the 2001 book
Frank E. Peretti
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Visitation (2006)
Based on the 1999 book
Frank Herbert
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dune (1984)
Based on the 1965 book
Frank Hohimer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Thief (1981)
Based on the 1975 book 'Home Invaders, The: Confessions of a Cat Burglar'
Frank McCourt
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Angela's Ashes (1999)
The screenplay was written keeping as true to the best selling book as possible.
Frank Miller
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
300 (2007)
Based on the 1999 book
Frank Miller
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Elektra (2005)
Based on the comic
Frank Miller
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Sin City (2005)
Based on the 1992 book
Franz Kafka
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Trial (1993)
Based on the book
Franz Lidz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Based on the 1991 book
Frederick Forsyth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Dogs of War (1980)
Based on the 1974 book
Frederick Forsyth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
Based on the 1984 book
Frederick Forsyth
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Jackal (1997)
Based on the 1971 book 'The Day of the Jackal'
Frederic Lindsay
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Jill Rips (2000)
Based on the 1987 book
Fred Gipson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Old Yeller (1958)
About a young boy and his dog. Starred Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Geoff York and Chuck Conners
Fredric Brown
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Martians Go Home (1990)
Based on the 1955 book 'Martians, Go Home'
Fred Waitzkin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Based on the 1988 book
Friedrich Dürrenmatt
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Pledge (2001)
Based on the 1959 book
F. Scott Fitzgerald
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Won 2 Oscars for Best Costume Design and Best Music. Starred Robert Redford and Mia Farrow
F. X. Toole
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Based on the stories 'Rope Burns:'
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Notes From Underground (1995)
Based on the 1864 book
Gabrielle Carey
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Puberty Blues (1981)
Based on the 1979 book
Gail Carson Levine
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Based on the 1997 book
Gary Brandner
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Howling (1980)
Based on the 1977 book
Gary Paulsen
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Cry in the Wild (1990)
Based on the 1987 book 'Hatchet'
Gary Wolf
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
Based on the 1981 book 'Who Censored Roger Rabbit?'
Gaston Leroux
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
First released as a movie in 1925, and remade in 1989. Lon Chaney put egg membrane on his eyeballs to give them a cloudy look. Also starred Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry
Gene Brewer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
K-PAX (2001)
Based on the 1995 book 'K-PAX: A Novel'
Geoffrey Household
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dance of the Dwarfs (1983)
Based on the 1968 book
George Barr McCutcheon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Brewster's Millions (1985)
Based on the 1902 book
George Dawes Green
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
Based on the 1994 book
George Dawes Green
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Juror (1996)
Based on the 1995 book
George Eliot
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Mill on the Floss (1997)
Based on the book
George Eliot
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
Based on the book 'Silas Marner'
George Jonas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Munich (2005)
Based on the story 'Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team'
George LaFountaine, Sr.
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Flashpoint (1984)
Based on the 1976 book
George Langelaan
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Fly (1986)
Based on the story
George MacDonald
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Princess and the Goblin (1993)
Based on the book
George Orwell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1997)
Based on the 1936 book
George Orwell
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Based on the 1949 book '1984'
George R. R. Martin
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Nightflyers (1987)
Based on the 1985 book
Gerald Clarke
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Capote (2005)
Based on the 1988 book 'Capote: A Biography'
Gerald Kersh
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Night and the City (1992)
Based on the book
Gerald N. Lund
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Work and the Glory: American Zion (2005)
Based on the 1991 book 'Like a Fire is Burning'
Gerald Petievich
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Sentinel (2006)
Based on the 2003 book
Gerald Petievich
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Based on the 1984 book
Gerald Walker
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cruising (1980)
Based on the 1970 book
Gerry Conlon
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Based on the 1993 book
Gerry Conway
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Punisher (2004)
Based on the comic
Gertrude Davies Lintz
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Buddy (1997)
Based on the 1942 book 'Animals Are My Hobby'
Gilbert Adair
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Dreamers (2003)
Based on the 1988 book 'The Holy Innocents'
Gilbert Adair
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Based on the 1990 book
Gil Brewer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Three Way Split (2004)
Based on the 1960 book 'The Three Way Split'
Giles Foden
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Last King of Scotland (2006)
Based on the 1998 book 'The Last King of Scotland'
Giovanni Arpino
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Based on the 1969 book 'Buio e il Miele, Il'
Giovanni Boccaccio
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Virgin Territory (2007)
Based on the stories 'The Decameron'
Gladys Taylor
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Over the Hill (1992)
Based on the 1984 book 'Alone in the Australian Outback'
Glenn Savan
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
White Palace (1990)
Based on the 1987 book
Gordon Thomas
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
When Time Ran Out (1980)
Based on the 1969 book 'The Day the World Ended'
Gordon Weaver
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cadence (1990)
Based on the 1968 book 'Count a Lonely Cadence'
Grace Metalious
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Peyton Place (1957)
Starred Lana Turner, Lee Phillips, and Lloyd Nolan. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name.
Graham Greene
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The End of the Affair (1999)
Based on the 1951 book
Graham Greene
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Honorary Consul (1983)
Based on the 1973 book
Graham Greene
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Human Factor (1980)
Based on the 1978 book
Graham Greene
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Quiet American (2002)
Based on the 1955 book
Graham Swift
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Last Orders (2001)
Based on the 1996 book
Graham Swift
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Waterland (1992)
Based on the 1983 book
Grant Hindin Miller
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Starlight Hotel (1987)
Based on the 1986 book 'The Dream Monger'
Greg Iles
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Trapped (2002)
Based on the 2000 book '24 Hours'
Gregory McDonald
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Brave (1997)
Based on the 1991 book
Gregory McDonald
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fletch (1985)
Based on the 1974 book
Gustav Hasford
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Based on the 1983 book 'The Short Timers'
Hank Stine
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Memory Run (1996)
Based on the book 'Season of the Witch'
Hans Holzer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Based on the 1979 book 'Murder in Amityville'
H. A. Rey
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Curious George (2006)
Based on the 1941 book
Harold G. Moore
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
We Were Soldiers (2002)
Based on the 1992 book 'We Were Soldiers Once'
Harold Robbins
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Lonely Lady (1983)
Based on the 1976 book
Harper Lee
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Won 3 Oscars including Best Actor. Starred Gregory Peck and Rosemary Murphy
Harry Crews
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Hawk Is Dying (2006)
Based on the 1973 book
Harry Goodridge
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Andre (1994)
Based on the 1975 book 'A Seal Called Andre'
Harry Grey
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Based on the 1952 book 'The Hoods'
Harvey Pekar
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
American Splendor (2003)
Based on the 1986 book 'American Splendor: Life and Times of Harvey Pekar'
Hayden Herrera
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Frida (2002)
Based on the 1983 book 'Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo'
H. E. Bates
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Feast of July (1995)
Based on the 1995 book
Heinrich Harrer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Based on the 1953 book
Helene Hanff
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
84, Charing Cross Road (1986)
Based on the 1970 book
Helen Fielding
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Based on the 1999 book. The film features Renée Zellweger's bum.
Helen Fielding
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Bridget Jones's Diary began as a column in the London Independent. The film is based on the 1998 book.
Helen Prejean
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Based on the 1993 book 'Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States'
Helen Schulman
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
P.S. (2004)
Based on the 2001 book
Henri Charrière
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Papillon (1973)
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. IMDb Rating - 8.0/10
Henry De Vere Stacpoole
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Based on the 1908 book
Henry De Vere Stacpoole
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Based on the 1923 book 'The Garden of God'
Henry James
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Bostonians (1984)
Based on the 1886 book
Henry James
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Based on the 1904 book
Henry James
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Based on the 1880 book. Starred Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich and Barbara Hershey.
Henry James
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Turn of the Screw (1994)
Based on the 1915 book
Henry James
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Washington Square (1997)
Based on the 1880 book
Henry James
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Based on the 1902 book
Herbert D. Kastle
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cross Country (1983)
Based on the 1975 book 'Cross-Country'
H. F. Saint
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
Based on the 1987 book 'Memories of an Invisble Man'
H. G. Wells
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Based on the 1896 book
H. G. Wells
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Time Machine (2002)
Based on the 1895 book
H. G. Wells
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
War of the Worlds (2005)
Based on the 1898 book
Homer H. Hickam
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
October Sky (1999)
Based on the 1998 book 'Rocket Boys: A Memoir'
Homer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Based on the poem 'The Odyssey'
Homer
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Troy (2004)
Based on the poem 'The Iliad'
Honoré De Balzac
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Cousin Bette (1998)
Based on the book
Howard Clark
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Big Town (1987)
Based on the 1967 book 'The Arm'
Howard Fast
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Spartacus (1960)
Won 4 Oscars including Best Supporting Actor and Best Costume Design. Starred Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier
Howard Frank Mosher
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Stranger in the Kingdom (1998)
Based on the 1989 book 'A Stranger in the Kingdom'
Howard Frank Mosher
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)
Based on the 1978 book
Howard Stern
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Private Parts (1997)
Based on the 1993 book
H. P. Lovecraft
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Dagon (2001)
Based on the short story written in July 1917
H. P. Lovecraft
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
From Beyond (1986)
Based on the story
H. P. Lovecraft
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Lurking Fear (1994)
Based on the story
H. Rider Haggard
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
Based on the 1900 book
Hubert Selby, Jr.
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Based on the 1965 book
Hugh C. Rae
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Man With a Gun (1996)
Based on the 1969 book 'Shroud Society'
Hugh Lofting
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
The original movie won two Oscars for Best Music and Best Special Effect. Was remade in 1998 starring Eddie Murphy (no Oscars this time).
Hugh Lofting
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
The first movie adaptation of Doctor Dolittle was in 1967 - this was the 1998 remake with Eddie Murphy.
Hunter S. Thompson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Based on the 1972 book 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream'
Ian Adams
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Bad Faith (2000)
Based on the 1983 book
Iain Banks
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Complicity (2000)
Based on the 1993 book
Ian Fleming
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Casino Royale (2006)
Based on the 1953 book


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Arjun Pai








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