Based on Books

Movies based on books I've either read or want to read.
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1.
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905 Short Film)
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The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.
 
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Brideshead Revisited (1981 Mini-Series)
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An aristocratic English family is shown in the years between the Great War and The Second World War... (659 mins.)
 
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Brideshead Revisited (2008)
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A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War. (133 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
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The Call of the Wild (1972)
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A house dog is abducted and brought to the north as a sled dog. (105 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
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Call of the Wild (1992 TV Movie)
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A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering... (97 mins.)
 
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Call of the Wild (2000 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Call of the Wild (1935)
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Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields... (89 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
 
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The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon (1997 TV Movie)
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Jack London's classic story from 1903 about Buck, a dog kidnapped from his home in California and taken... (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Svatek
 
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The Call of the Wild (1976 TV Movie)
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A prospector, a trapper and their sled dog battle the Klondike elements on their journey to get to the gold country. (99 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
 
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The Call of the Wild (1908 Short Film)
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George Redfeather, the hero of this subject, returns from Carlisle, where he not only graduated with high honors... (16 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
12.
A Question of Faith (1979)
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The last days of famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy which are paralleled with one of his last stories - The Death of Ivan Ilyich - about a man who is happy with his life until he finds out he's sick and is about to die. (97 mins.)
Director: Colin Nears
 
13.
Elmer Gantry (1960)
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A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause. (146 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
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The Age of Innocence (1934)
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An engaged attorney and a divorcee fall for each other in 1870s Manhattan. (81 mins.)
Director: Philip Moeller
 
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The Marriage Playground (1929)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Lothar Mendes
 
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Ethan Frome (1993)
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A new pastor arrives in a stark Vermont village and is intrigued by crippled, misshapen Ethan Frome living on an isolated, hardscrabble farm with his sickly wife Zeena. (99 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
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Passion's Way (1999 TV Movie)
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Set in early 1900's France, a widow renews a former romantic interest until it is discovered that he... (88 mins.)
 
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Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
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Noted American author Edith Wharton, in her later years, returns home and reminisces about her life...
 
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The Game Is Over (1966)
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Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love... (98 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
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Lorna Doone (1922)
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In 17th-century England, an outlaw clan kidnaps a young girl, who grows up among them. The farm boy who met her just before the kidnapping eventually rescues her, and they fall in love. (70 mins.)
 
22.
Lorna Doone (1976 Mini-Series)
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(55 mins.)
Director: Joan Craft
 
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Lorna Doone (1934)
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High drama, set in the English moorland of the 1600's. John Ridd wants revenge on the criminal Doone family... (90 mins.)
Director: Basil Dean
 
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Lorna Doone (1951)
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Set in 17th century Scotland, a young woman falls in love with a humble villager whose community suffers under the rule of her despotic landowning family. (88 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
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Lorna Doone (1963 Mini-Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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Lorna Doone (1911 Short Film)
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Lorna Dugal, the little daughter of an English nobleman, is carried off by her father's enemies, the Doones...
 
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Lorna Doone (1912)
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Yeoman loves outlaw's daughter, who is stolen heiress.
Director: Wilfred Noy
 
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Lorna Doone (1915 Short Film)
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Lorna Doone (1920)
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A yeoman loves an outlaw's daughter who is really a stolen heiress.
 
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Lorna Doone (2000 TV Movie)
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Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan --a family that he has sworn vengeance on. (180 mins.)
Director: Mike Barker
 
31.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: A Midwife's Tale (1998)
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A docudrama adaptation of Ulrich's Pulitzer-winning book, which was based on thousands of entries in the journal of Martha Ballard... (60 mins.)
 
32.
Midwives (2001 TV Movie)
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A midwife in rural Vermont is wrongly accused of murder in the death of one of her patients by the woman's husband. (92 mins.)
Director: Glenn Jordan
 
33.
Gal Young Un (1979)
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Gal Young 'Un centers on a spinster woman who lives alone in the woods of north Florida until she is swept off her feet by an opportunistic bootlegger... (105 mins.)
Director: Victor Nunez
 
34.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. (110 mins.)
Director: Albert Lewin
 
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (2005)
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. (90 mins.)
Director: David Rosenbaum
 
36.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (2007)
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A contemporary adaptation of Oscar Wilde classic tale of vanity.
Director: Duncan Roy
 
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The Macomber Affair (1947)
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Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo... (89 mins.)
Director: Zoltan Korda
 
38.
So Big! (1932)
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Following the death of Selena's father, she's offered a job as a teacher in a small town and a new chapter of her life begins. (81 mins.)
 
39.
So Big (1953)
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After the death of her father and the loss of his fortune, Selina takes a job teaching school in the Dutch community of New Holland... (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
40.
Tender Is the Night (1962)
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A Psychiatrist and his life with a patient he helped to recover. (142 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
41.
The Beautiful and Damned (1922)
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Gloria, the daughter in a wealthy family, has finally spent most of her father's money. She marries Tony... (70 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
42.
The Winter of Our Discontent (1983 TV Movie)
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This story tells those self-denials of an honest man what necessary to reach his object of life. (105 mins.)
Director: Waris Hussein