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Relação de filmes baseados em obras literárias. List of movies of literary works.
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1. Lord Jim (1965)
Not Rated | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Joseph Conrrad (novel) - Lord Jim: Romance publicado em forma serial na revista Blackwood's entre outubro de 1899 e novembro de 1900.
2. Fellini - Satyricon (1969)
R | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Petronius (book) - Satíricon é uma obra da literatura latina de autoria do prosador romano Petrônio, escrita provavelmente próximo do ano 60 d.C.
3. Storie di ordinaria follia (1981)
101 min | Drama
Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
Charles Bukowski (book "Erections, Ejaculation, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness") - "Crônica de um amor louco" é o primeiro dos dois volumes da obra "Ereções, ejaculações e exibicionismos", do escritor Charles Bukowski (1920-1994), lançado no Brasil pela L&PM Editores.
4. Fellini's Casanova (1976)
R | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History
Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person ? Is he really alive ?
Giacomo Casanova (autobiography "Storia della mia vita") - "Memórias, História da minha vida", volumosas e escritas em francês, constituem um fascinante testemunho da época. Desde a sua primeira publicação, em 1822-25, fizeram-se múltiplas edições novas retocadas. O original integral não foi publicado até 1960.
5. Barry Lyndon (1975)
PG | 185 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
William Makepeace Thackeray (novel) - As Memórias de Barry Lyndon (originalmente The Luck of Barry Lyndon) é um romance picaresco autobiográfico fictício de autoria do escritor britânico William Makepeace Thackeray, publicado em onze episódios sucessivos na Fraser's Magazine de janeiro a dezembro de 1844, reeditado no ano de 1853 em Nova Iorque pela D. Appleton & Co. e em Londres, em 1856, pela Bradbury & Evans, desta vez sobre o título de The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., By Himself (« As Memórias de Barry Lyndon, Esquire, Por Ele Mesmo »)
6. Chéri (2009)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.
Votes: 9,435 | Gross: $2.71M
Colette (novel) - Chéri é um romance de Colette publicado na França em 1920.
7. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman.
Votes: 56,338 | Gross: $34.70M
Choderlos de Laclos (novel "Les liaisons dangereuses") - "As Ligações Perigosas", romance epistolar do século XVIII, da autoria de Choderlos de Laclos e publicado em 1782.
8. Lost Horizon (1973)
G | 150 min | Fantasy, Musical, Adventure
This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of... See full summary »
Votes: 1,698 | Gross: $3.00M
James Hilton (novel) - Horizonte Perdido é um romance publicado em 1933 escrito pelo autor britânico James Hilton.
9. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
Votes: 228,437 | Gross: $10.68M
Hunter S. Thompson (book) - Romance "Medo e delírio em Las Vegas: Uma jornada selvagem ao coração do sonho americano" (Conrad Editora do Brasil, 2007; LP&M, 2010).
10. Rebecca (1940)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
Daphne Du Maurier (novel) - "Rebecca, a mulher inesquecível", é o romance de maior repercussão da escritora britânica Daphne Du Maurier, escrito em 1938.
11. Death in Venice (1971)
GP | 130 min | Drama
While recovering in Venice, a sickly composer becomes dangerously fixated with a teenage boy.
Thomas Mann (novel) - "Morte em Veneza" (no original em alemão "Der Tod in Venedig") é um romance escrito por Thomas Mann e publicado pela primeira vez em 1912.
12. Great Expectations (1946)
Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
Charles Dickens (novel) - Romance "Grandes Esperanças" (1860–1861).
13. Crossed Swords (1977)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A poor boy and the Prince of Wales exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
Mark Twain (novel) - Romance "O Príncipe e o Mendigo" é um livro de 1881 do escritor norte-americano Mark Twain e foi inspirado pela sua viagem à Europa.
14. Giant (1956)
Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western
Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.
Votes: 28,633 | Gross: $35.00M
Edna Ferber (novel) - Romance "Gigante" (Giant), 1952. No Brasil foi publicado pela primeira vez em 1954, pela Editora Mérito, tradução de Olga Biar Laino, com várias edições. Pela Editora Itatiaia, Coleção Rosa dos Ventos, volume 39 (anos 60).
15. Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
In a snowball fight between schoolboys the handsome Dargelos hits the chest of Paul, who drops unconscious to the ground. Paul has a deep affection for Dargelos, and later denies that there... See full summary »
Jean Cocteau (novel) - Romance "Les Enfants terribles" (1929). Em Portugal "Os meninos diabólicos" (1939) Editora Inquérito e mais recentemente "As crianças diabólicas" (2000) Livros do Brasil.
16. Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie (1965)
182 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.
Votes: 3,899 | Gross: $0.12M
Jan Potocki (novel) - "O Manuscrito encontrado em Saragoça". Romance formado por uma sequência de histórias curtas interligadas, publicado integralmente apenas em 1958, sendo reconhecido como um dos primeiros escritos da chamada literatura fantástica.
17. Naked Lunch (1991)
R | 115 min | Drama
After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.
Votes: 39,601 | Gross: $2.54M
William S. Burroughs (novel) - "Almoço Nu"; (pt: "Festim Nu") é um romance de William S. Burroughs publicado originalmente em 1959.
18. The Wanderer (1967)
G | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Rural France, the 1890s. Always in motion, Augustin wanders three times. First, as a youth, while a boarder near Bourges, he's lost in the woods and finds a chateau where an engagement ... See full summary »
Alain-Fournier (novel) - Le Grand Meaulnes é o único romance do escritor francês Alain-Fournier, que morreu pouco depois, em 1914. No Brasil, tanto o livro quanto o filme por ele inspirado receberam o título de “O Bosque das Ilusões Perdidas”, em Portugal o livro intitula-se “O Grande Meaulnes”.
Cuentos de Borges (1992– )
60 min | Drama
Jorge Luis Borges (short story) - "El Sur" es un cuento del escritor argentino Jorge Luis Borges que fue publicado inicialmente en 1953 en el periódico La Nación, y en 1956 en el libro Artificios, la segunda parte de Ficciones. Borges considerava o seu melhor conto.
20. Betty (1992)
103 min | Drama
When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor ... See full summary »
Georges Simenon (novel) - Romance Betty (1960)
21. The King and the Mockingbird (1980)
Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A chimney sweep and a shepherdess seek to escape from the clutches of a tyrannical king.
Votes: 3,595 | Gross: $0.03M
Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale The Sheperdess and the Chimney Sweep) - "A Pastora e o Limpa-chaminés" (dinamarquês: Hyrdinden og Skorstensfejeren) é um conto de fadas literário da autoria do poeta Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875). Foi publicado pela primeira vez em abril de 1845 por C.A. Reitzel em Copenhague, a capital da Dinamarca.
22. Le chat (1971)
86 min | Drama
Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to be demolished... See full summary »
Georges Simenon (novel) - "Le Chat" romance publicado em 1967.
23. La veuve Couderc (1971)
TV-14 | 92 min | Drama, Action, Romance
Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is ... See full summary »
Georges Simenon (novel) - "La Veuve Couderc" é um romance policial publicado em 1942, éditions Gallimard.
24. Boquitas pintadas (1974)
R | 120 min | Drama
The life and the lovers of a few young women in a provincial town.
Manuel Puig (novel) - "Boquinhas Pintadas" (no original, "Boquitas pintadas") é o segundo romance do escritor argentino Manuel Puig, publicado em 1969.
25. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the Countess", sends ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,413 | Gross: $1.71M
Tom Robbins (novel) - Romance "Até as Vaqueiras Ficam Tristes"("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")(1976).
26. Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.
Votes: 53,049 | Gross: $1.71M
Jonathan Safran Foer (novel) - Romance "Tout est illuminé" (Everything Is Illuminated), 2002.
27. The Lost Weekend (1945)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.
Votes: 27,873 | Gross: $9.46M
Charles R. Jackson (novel) - Romance "The Lost Weekend", 1944.
28. Diva (1981)
R | 117 min | Thriller
Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller.
Votes: 10,044 | Gross: $0.11M
Daniel Odier (novel) (as Delacorta) - Romance "Diva", Seghers, 1979.
29. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama, History
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Votes: 418,077 | Gross: $40.22M
Upton Sinclair (novel) - Romance "Petróleo" em Portugal; (Oil!), é um romance de Upton Sinclair publicado em 1927.
30. Germinal (1993)
R | 160 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.
Votes: 3,865 | Gross: $0.38M
Émile Zola (novel) - Romance "Germinal", 1885.
31. The Big Night (1959)
95 min | Drama
Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio ... See full summary »
Pier Paolo Pasolini (novel) - Romance "Ragazzi di vita", publicado em 1955, Garzanti.
32. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Agatha Christie (novel) uncredited - Romance "Assassinato no Expresso do Oriente" (Murder on the Orient Express) foi publicado em 1934.
33. The Inheritance (1976)
R | 124 min | Drama
Quinn plays a retired bakery tycoon, alienated from his two sons and jealously guarding his vast wealth... until a cunning young beauty (Sanda) enters the picture, marries one son, seduces ... See full summary »
Gaetano Carlo Chelli (novel) - Romance "L' eredità Ferramonti: vita romana", Roma: A. Sommaruga, 1884.
34. Galileo (1975)
PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ... See full summary »
Bertolt Brecht (play) - "A Vida de Galileu" (no original em alemão, Leben des Galilei) é uma peça de teatro de autoria de Bertolt Brecht, escrita entre 1937 e 1943.
35. The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
TV-PG | 145 min | Drama, Romance
Drama based on Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky's homonymous novel about the proud Karamazov family in 1870s Russia.
Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel) - "Os Irmãos Karamazov" (em russo Братья Карамазовы, Brat'ya Karamazovy) é um romance de Fiódor Dostoiévski, escrito em 1879.
36. Madame Bovary (1991)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance
In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary). To escape boredom, she throws herself into love ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,075 | Gross: $1.94M
Gustave Flaubert (novel) - "Madame Bovary" é um romance que foi escrito por Gustave Flaubert e que resultou num escândalo ao ser publicado em 1857.
37. The Great Gatsby (1974)
PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.
F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel) - "O Grande Gatsby" (The Great Gatsby) é um romance escrito pelo autor americano F. Scott Fitzgerald. Publicado pela primeira vez em 10 de abril de 1925.
38. Room at the Top (1959)
115 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious young accountant plots to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.
John Braine (novel) - Romance "Room at the Top" (1957).
39. Disclosure (1994)
R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller
A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Votes: 39,526 | Gross: $83.02M
Michael Crichton (novel) - Romance "Revelação" (1993).
40. The Twelve Chairs (1970)
GP | 94 min | Comedy
In 1920s Soviet Russia, a fallen aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for a treasure of jewels hidden inside one of twelve dining chairs, lost during the revolution.
Ilf and Petrov (novel) "The Twelve Chairs" (Russian: Двенадцать стульев, Dvenadtsat stulyev) romance satírico dos autores soviéticos Ilf and Petrov, lançado em 1928.
41. The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama
A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love.
Luis Sepúlveda (novel) - Romance "Un viejo que leía novelas de amor", 1989.
42. Murder by Decree (1979)
PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.
Arthur Conan Doyle (characters) - Inspirado no romance "The Ripper File" de Elwyn Jones e John Lloyd (1973).
43. The Three Musketeers (1973)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure
A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.
Votes: 13,214 | Gross: $22.02M
Alexandre Dumas père (novel) - Os Três Mosqueteiros é um romance histórico escrito pelo francês Alexandre Dumas. Inicialmente publicado como folhetim no jornal Le Siècle de março a julho de 1844, foi posteriormente lançado como livro, ainda em 1844, pelas Edições Baudry, e reeditado em 1846 por J. B. Fellens e L. P. Dufour com ilustrações de Vivant Beaucé.
44. The Fixer (1968)
M | 132 min | Drama
In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bok, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.
Bernard Malamud (novel) - Romance "The Fixer" (1966).
45. Adaptation. (2002)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.
Votes: 155,079 | Gross: $22.25M
Susan Orlean (book) - "The Orchid Thief" (1998).
46. Rare Birds (2001)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.
Edward Riche (novel) - "Rare Birds" (2001).
47. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.
Votes: 15,023 | Gross: $4.40M
Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) (novel) - Novela "A festa de babette" (1955).
48. Cabeza de Vaca (1991)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.
Votes: 894 | Gross: $0.79M
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (novel) - "Naufrágios" na verdade é uma autobiografia, 1542.
49. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)
Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance
At the Doll House, a 1930's New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the arrival in town ... See full summary »
Nelson Algren (novel) - Romance "A Walk on the Wild Side" (1956).
50. Despair (1978)
119 min | Drama
Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair ... See full summary »
Vladimir Nabokov (novel) - "Despair" (Russian: Отчаяние, or Otchayanie) is the seventh novel by Vladimir Nabokov, originally published in Russian, serially in the politicized literary journal Sovremennye zapiski during 1934.
51. Warlock (1959)
Approved | 122 min | Western
A famous gunman becomes the marshal of Warlock to end a gang's rampages, but is met with some opposition by a former gang member turned deputy sheriff who wants to follow only legal methods.
Votes: 4,121 | Gross: $3.71M
Oakley Hall (novel) - "Warlock" romance de faroeste do americano Oakley Hall, 1958.
52. Querelle (1982)
R | 108 min | Drama
French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that his brother Robert is the lover of the lady owner, Lysiane. Here, you can play dice ... See full summary »
Jean Genet (novel) - Romance "Querelle de Brest", de Jean Genet, escrita em 1947.
53. Le banquet (1989 TV Movie)
78 min | Drama
At house of Agathon get together many intellectuals and philosophers, including Socrates, to discuss the theme of love and sex: each of them intervenes to support its argument dialogical rules, within the context symposial.
Plato philosophical dialogue (as Platon) - O Banquete, também conhecido como Simpósio (em grego antigo: Συμπόσιον, transl. Sympósion) é um diálogo platônico escrito por volta de 380 a.C..
54. Tamara Drewe (2010)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Votes: 18,274 | Gross: $0.56M
Posy Simmonds (graphic novel) - Novela gráfica Tamara Drewe (2007).
55. The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
A suddenly unemployed ex-executive suffers a nervous breakdown.
Neil Simon (play) - Peça teatral com estréia em 1971.
56. Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)
R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.
Votes: 1,600 | Gross: $0.04M
Douglas Kennedy (novel) - Romance "The Dead Heart" (1994).
57. So Well Remembered (1947)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »
James Hilton (novel) - Romance "Aquele Dia Inesquecível" (So Well Remembered, 1945).
58. A Touch of Class (1973)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
Romantic comedy about a pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst.
Votes: 2,275 | Gross: $18.31M
Marvin Frank story "She Loves Me, She Told Me So Last Night"
59. Tideland (2005)
R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
Votes: 28,534 | Gross: $0.07M
Mitch Cullin (novel)
60. The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.
Alexandre Dumas père (novel "Le Comte de Monte-Cristo") (as Alexandre Dumas)
61. Breakheart Pass (1975)
PG | 95 min | Mystery, Western
John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada.
Alistair MacLean (novel)
62. The Hawaiians (1970)
R | 134 min | Drama
The intertwined lives of two kindred souls with ambition begins when Captain Whip Hoxworth discovers that Nyuk Tsin has been smuggled aboard as part of cargo on The Carthaginian, which he ... See full summary »
James Michener (novel)
63. Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Mystery
The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.
David Garth (novel)
64. Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Not Rated | 102 min | Thriller
A British agent is sent to Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated.
Len Deighton (novel)
65. The Lacemaker (1977)
R | 107 min | Drama, Romance
Beatrice is a very reserved and quiet young woman. Her friend Marylene is left by her lover and brings her to Cabourg (Normandy) for a few days' vacation. There, Beatrice, an apprentice ... See full summary »
Pascal Lainé novel "La Dentelliere"
66. The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
Not Rated | 128 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical
A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer.
Votes: 2,201 | Gross: $0.09M
E.T.A. Hoffmann (stories) uncredited; incrível...
67. The Human Factor (1979)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.
Graham Greene (novel)
68. Carrington (1995)
R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century.
Votes: 4,649 | Gross: $3.24M
Michael Holroyd (book)
69. Treasure Island (1950)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family
The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.
Robert Louis Stevenson (story)
70. The Woman in White (1948)
Approved | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a ... See full summary »
Wilkie Collins (novel)
71. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »
Gustave Flaubert (novel)
72. I Capture the Castle (2003)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle.
Votes: 6,100 | Gross: $1.17M
Dodie Smith (novel)
73. Hamlet (1990)
PG | 135 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Votes: 18,930 | Gross: $20.71M
William Shakespeare (play)
74. La travestie (1988)
Alain Roger novel
75. The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950)
Unrated | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller
In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt. A knife grinder (Burgess Meredith) is suspected, but ... See full summary »
Georges Simenon (novel)
76. Angels and Insects (1995)
R | 116 min | Drama, Romance
In the 1800s a naturalist marries into a family of British country gentry.
Votes: 4,109 | Gross: $5.30M
A.S. Byatt (novel)
77. The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)
Unrated | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller
Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in... See full summary »
Wilkie Collins (novel)
78. Basil (1998)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Wilkie Collins (novel)
79. Becoming Jane (2007)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
Votes: 50,820 | Gross: $18.67M
Jane Austen (letters)
80. The Music of Chance (1993)
R | 98 min | Drama
Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.
Votes: 1,905 | Gross: $0.31M
Paul Auster (novel)
81. Wuthering Heights (1970)
G | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Doomed lovers Catherine and Heathcliff are torn apart by their own selfishness and hate.
Emily Brontë (novel)
82. The Conformist (1970)
R | 113 min | Drama
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Alberto Moravia (novel)
83. Up at the Villa (2000)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,423 | Gross: $2.93M
W. Somerset Maugham (book)
84. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Votes: 32,365 | Gross: $4.41M
William Shakespeare (play)
85. The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, History
The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Alexandre Dumas père (novel)
86. Coraline (2009)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Votes: 163,843 | Gross: $75.29M
Neil Gaiman (book)
87. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Approved | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
Irving Stone (novel)
88. Restoration (1995)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History
The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.
Votes: 7,938 | Gross: $4.10M
Rose Tremain (novel)
89. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)
R | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.
Votes: 1,318 | Gross: $24.65M
Sidney Sheldon (novel)
90. The Winslow Boy (1999)
G | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,693 | Gross: $3.96M
Terence Rattigan (play)
91. Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
PG-13 | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Dr Calgary returns home from an expedition and goes looking for a hitchhiker whom he gave a lift to two years previously in order to return the man's address book. He discovers the man has been executed for his mother's murder.
Agatha Christie (novel)
92. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.
Votes: 13,136 | Gross: $32.63M
Anne Tyler (book)
93. The Butcher Boy (1997)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,284 | Gross: $1.82M
Pat McCabe (novel) (as Patrick McCabe)
94. The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend", escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.
Votes: 112,510 | Gross: $54.23M
Alexandre Dumas père (novel)
95. The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Unrated | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.
Alexandre Dumas père (novel)
96. The Singer Not the Song (1961)
Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Western
In a small Mexican town, a Catholic priest and a local bandit clash, but the brave priest ultimately wins the outlaw's respect.
Audrey Erskine-Lindop (novel)
97. Henry & June (1990)
NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama
In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,869 | Gross: $11.57M
Anaïs Nin (book)
98. Gigi (1958)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long.
99. O. Henry's Full House (1952)
Approved | 117 min | Drama
John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.
O. Henry (short stories: "The Clarion Call", "The Ransom of Red Chief", "The Gift of the Magi"), "The Cop and the Anthem", "The Last Leaf".
100. A Passage to India (1984)
PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
Votes: 14,266 | Gross: $27.19M
E.M. Forster (based on the novel by)