My Top Favorite Literary films

All of my favorite literary (based on books) films in live-action and animated. I have also added fairy tale and biblical films because they are part of literature too
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1.
Dante's Inferno (1911)
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Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream. (68 mins.)
“ Based on the epic poem by by Dante Alighieri ” - ja_kitty_71
 
2.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia... (133 mins.)
“ Based on the play by William Shakespeare ” - ja_kitty_71
 
3.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen soon learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple. (83 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by the Grimm Brothers ” - ja_kitty_71
 
4.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum ” - ja_kitty_71
 
5.
Gulliver's Travels (1939)
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Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally minuscule rival... (76 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ Based on the novel by Jonathan Swift ” - ja_kitty_71
 
6.
The Blue Bird (1940)
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Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness. (88 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
“ Based on the story/play by Maurice Maeterlinck ” - ja_kitty_71
 
7.
Bambi (1942)
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The story of a young deer growing up in the forest. (70 mins.)
“ Based on the children's book by Felix Salten. Read it...it's really good ” - ja_kitty_71
 
8.
The Black Swan (1942)
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An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems. (87 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ Based on the novel by Rafael Sabatini. Read it...it's really good ” - ja_kitty_71
 
9.
Song of the South (1946)
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. (94 mins.)
“ Based on the stories by Joel Chandler Harris ” - ja_kitty_71
 
10.
The Red Shoes (1948)
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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. (134 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen ” - ja_kitty_71
 
11.
The Three Musketeers (1948)
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D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power. (125 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas ” - ja_kitty_71
 
12.
Cinderella (1950)
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When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. (74 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault ” - ja_kitty_71
 
13.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
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The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play. (112 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
“ Based on the play/novel by Edmond Rostand ” - ja_kitty_71
 
14.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
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Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. (75 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Lewis Carroll ” - ja_kitty_71
 
15.
Ivanhoe (1952)
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A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Based on the novel by Sir Walter Scott ” - ja_kitty_71
 
16.
Peter Pan (1953)
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Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. (77 mins.)
“ Based on the play/book by J.M. Barrie ” - ja_kitty_71
 
17.
Animal Farm (1954)
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A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves. (72 mins.)
“ Based on the novella by George Orwell ” - ja_kitty_71
 
18.
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. (175 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Jules Verne ” - ja_kitty_71
 
19.
The Snow Queen (1957)
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When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to rescue him.. (55 mins.)
Director: L. Atamanov
“ Based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen ” - ja_kitty_71
 
20.
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
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After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies. (75 mins.)
Director: Clyde Geronimi
“ Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault ” - ja_kitty_71
 
21.
The Tempest (1960 TV Movie)
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Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who lives in exile on a remote island as a sorcerer, uses his powers to shipwreck his usurper brother on the island. (76 mins.)
Director: George Schaefer
“ Based on the play by William Shakespeare ” - ja_kitty_71
 
22.
The Raven (1963)
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A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Based on the poem by Edgar Allen Poe ” - ja_kitty_71
 
23.
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
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A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in England history. (79 mins.)
“ Based on "The Once and Future King" by T.H. White ” - ja_kitty_71
 
24.
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
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A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Based on the story by Edgar Allen Poe ” - ja_kitty_71
 
25.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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A magical nanny helps bring the two children she's in charge of closer to their father through songs and magical adventures. (139 mins.)
“ Based on the books by P.L. Travers ” - ja_kitty_71
 
26.
The Monkey King (1963)
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Da Nao Tian Gong is a Chinese animated feature film directed by Wan Laiming and produced by all four of the Wan brothers... (84 mins.)
Director: Wan Laiming
“ Based on the epic by Ch'eng-En Wu ” - ja_kitty_71
 
27.
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
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The life of Jesus Christ. (225 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Based on stories from the New Testament ” - ja_kitty_71
 
28.
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
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Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac. (174 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Based on the biblical stories from the Book of Genesis ” - ja_kitty_71
 
29.
Doctor Faustus (1967)
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A man sells his soul to the devil in order to have the woman he loves. (93 mins.)
“ Based on the play by Christopher Marlowe ” - ja_kitty_71
 
30.
The Jungle Book (1967)
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Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. (78 mins.)
“ Based the "Mowgli" stories by Rudyard Kipling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
31.
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
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When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues. (138 mins.)
“ Based on the play by William Shakespeare ” - ja_kitty_71
 
32.
Puss in Boots (1969)
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While being on the run for saving a mouse, the famous Puss in Boots, Pero, helps a young peasant boy win the heart of a lovely princess, while trying to rescue her from an evil wizard. (80 mins.)
Director: Kimio Yabuki
“ Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault ” - ja_kitty_71
 
33.
Aladdin and His Magic Lamp (1970)
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he travels to Aladdin's village, identified as being near the border with China, where he enlists Aladdin's... (71 mins.)
Director: Jean Image
“ Based on the "Arabian Nights" story ” - ja_kitty_71
 
34.
The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
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Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure. (90 mins.)
“ Based on the children's book by Norton Juster ” - ja_kitty_71
 
35.
Charlotte's Web (1973)
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A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food. (94 mins.)
“ Based on the children's book by E.B. White ” - ja_kitty_71
 
36.
Robin Hood (1973)
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The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals. (83 mins.)
“ Based on the old English legend ” - ja_kitty_71
 
37.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
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A collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A. A. Milne. (74 mins.)
“ Based on the stories by A.A. Milne ” - ja_kitty_71
 
38.
The Wild Swans (1977)
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A young girl must spend six years making sweatshirts out of poison ivy in order to save her six brothers which have been turned into swans by an evil sorceress. (62 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen (and the Grimm Brothers) ” - ja_kitty_71
 
39.
The Hobbit (1977 TV Movie)
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A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon. (77 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien ” - ja_kitty_71
 
40.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)
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Krabat, a beggar boy, is lured to become an apprentice to an evil, one-eyed sorcerer. With a number of other boys... (73 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
“ Based on the novel by Otfried Preußler ” - ja_kitty_71
 
41.
Watership Down (1978)
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A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home. (91 mins.)
Director: Martin Rosen
“ Based on the novel by Richard Adams ” - ja_kitty_71
 
42.
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
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To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected. (82 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
“ Based on the novel "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH" by Robert C. O'Brien ” - ja_kitty_71
 
43.
The Last Unicorn (1982)
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A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns. (92 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Peter S. Beagle ” - ja_kitty_71
 
44.
King Lear (1983 TV Movie)
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An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one. (158 mins.)
Director: Michael Elliott
“ Based on the play by William Shakespeare ” - ja_kitty_71
 
45.
The Black Cauldron (1985)
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A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can. (80 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Lloyd Alexander ” - ja_kitty_71
 
46.
The Wind in the Willows (1987 TV Movie)
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Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who have their eye on the place. (96 mins.)
“ Based on the children's book by Kenneth Grahame ” - ja_kitty_71
 
47.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
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A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen ” - ja_kitty_71
 
48.
The BFG (1989 TV Movie)
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A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams. (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Cosgrove
“ Based on the children's book by Roald Dahl ” - ja_kitty_71
 
49.
The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
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An adaption of the classic tale of a girl's dreams turned reality when her new toy turns out to be a young man placed under a curse. (75 mins.)
Director: Paul Schibli
“ Based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffman ” - ja_kitty_71
 
50.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
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A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. (84 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont ” - ja_kitty_71
 
51.
The Princess and the Goblin (1991)
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The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets... (82 mins.)
Director: József Gémes
“ Based on the children's book by George MacDonald ” - ja_kitty_71
 
52.
Dracula (1992)
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The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Bram Stoker ” - ja_kitty_71
 
53.
The Halloween Tree (1993 TV Movie)
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Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend. (69 mins.)
Director: Mario Piluso
“ Based on the novella by Ray Bradbury ” - ja_kitty_71
 
54.
David Copperfield (1993 TV Movie)
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An animated version of the classic David Copperfield story. Filled with music, color, and anthropomorphic versions of the classic characters. (92 mins.)
Director: Don Arioli
“ Based on the novel by Charles Dickens ” - ja_kitty_71
 
55.
Thumbelina (1994)
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The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods. (86 mins.)
“ Based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen ” - ja_kitty_71
 
56.
Little Women (1994)
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The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America. (115 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott ” - ja_kitty_71
 
57.
The Canterville Ghost (1996 TV Movie)
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An adaptation of the famous Oscar Wilde tale about a young American girl that helps a British ghost find rest and forgiveness. (92 mins.)
Director: Syd Macartney
“ Based on the story by Oscar Wilde ” - ja_kitty_71
 
58.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
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A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer. (91 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Victor Hugo ” - ja_kitty_71
 
59.
Pippi Longstocking (1997)
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Pippi is a little girl who lives alone in her house, while her captain is sailing the sees. With Pippi we meet her horse, her monkey and her two friends Tommy and Anika. Together they go on many journeys through the neighborhood! (76 mins.)
“ Based on the children's book series by Astrid Lindgren ” - ja_kitty_71
 
60.
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
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An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people. (99 mins.)
“ Based on the story from the Old Testament ” - ja_kitty_71
 
61.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
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Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Based on the story by Washington Irving ” - ja_kitty_71
 
62.
Tom Sawyer (2000 Video)
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An animated, musical version of Mark Twain's classic novel about the adventures of Tom Sawyer, along with his friends Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher... (89 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Mark Twain ” - ja_kitty_71
 
63.
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (2000 Video)
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A human orphan raised the Faire Folke becomes the benefactor of all human children. (80 mins.)
Director: Glen Hill
“ Based on the book by L. Frank Baum ” - ja_kitty_71
 
64.
The Mists of Avalon (2001 Mini-Series)
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Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother... (183 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
“ Based on the novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley ” - ja_kitty_71
 
65.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
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Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. (152 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
66.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
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Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him. (161 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
67.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
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It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry. (142 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
68.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
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Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic. (157 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
69.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
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With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts. (138 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
70.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
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As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past. (153 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
71.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
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As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows. (146 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
72.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling ” - ja_kitty_71
 
73.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien ” - ja_kitty_71
 
74.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien ” - ja_kitty_71
 
75.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien ” - ja_kitty_71
 
76.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
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When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle. (119 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones ” - ja_kitty_71
 
77.
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
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A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. (143 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux ” - ja_kitty_71
 
78.
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
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Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice? (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ Based on the novel by Jane Austen ” - ja_kitty_71
 
79.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha. (145 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ Based on the novel by Arthur Golden ” - ja_kitty_71
 
80.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion. (143 mins.)
Director: Andrew Adamson
“ Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis ” - ja_kitty_71
 
81.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
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The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian. (150 mins.)
Director: Andrew Adamson
“ Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis ” - ja_kitty_71
 
82.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
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Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis ” - ja_kitty_71
 
83.
Curious George (2006)
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The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him. (86 mins.)
“ Based on the children's book series by Margaret & H.A. Rey ” - ja_kitty_71
 
84.
Aquamarine (2006)
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Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool. (104 mins.)
Director: Elizabeth Allen
“ Based on the children's book by Alice Hoffman ” - ja_kitty_71
 
85.
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
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In a mythical land, a man and a young boy investigate a series of unusual occurrences. (115 mins.)
Director: Gorô Miyazaki
“ Based on the "Earthsea" series by Ursula K. Le Guin ” - ja_kitty_71
 
86.
The Nativity Story (2006)
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A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus. (101 mins.)
“ Based on the story from the New Testament ” - ja_kitty_71
 
87.
Eragon (2006)
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In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realizes he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king. (104 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Christopher Paolini ” - ja_kitty_71
 
88.
Blood and Chocolate (2007)
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A young teenage werewolf (Bruckner) is torn between honoring her family's secret and her love for a man (Dancy). (98 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Annette Curtis Klause ” - ja_kitty_71
 
89.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
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A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality. (96 mins.)
Director: Gabor Csupo
“ Based on the novel by Katherine Paterson ” - ja_kitty_71
 
90.
Stardust (2007)
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In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. (127 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ Based on the book by Neil Gaiman ” - ja_kitty_71
 
91.
Beowulf (2007)
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The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Based on the epic poem ” - ja_kitty_71
 
92.
The Golden Compass (2007)
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In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization. (113 mins.)
Director: Chris Weitz
“ Based on the novel Philip Pullman ” - ja_kitty_71
 
93.
Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight (2008 Video)
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A barbarian woman with a miraculous healing staff gains the help of a group of to-be heroes as an army of dragons invades the land. (90 mins.)
Director: Will Meugniot
“ Based on the novel by Margaret Weiss & Tracy Hickman ” - ja_kitty_71
 
94.
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
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When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced... (103 mins.)
Director: Gabor Csupo
“ Based on the book "The Little White Horse" by Elizabeth Goudge ” - ja_kitty_71
 
95.
Twilight (2008)
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A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. (122 mins.)
“ Based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer ” - ja_kitty_71
 
96.
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
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Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship - this time with werewolf Jacob Black. (130 mins.)
Director: Chris Weitz
“ Based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer ” - ja_kitty_71
 
97.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
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As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob. (124 mins.)
Director: David Slade
“ Based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer ” - ja_kitty_71
 
98.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
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The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks. (117 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
“ Based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer ” - ja_kitty_71
 
99.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
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After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi. (115 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
“ Based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer ” - ja_kitty_71
 
100.
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
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When you are so small, even for a mouse, the world can be a dangerous place, but when your heart is brave, nothing can stand against your dreams. (93 mins.)
“ Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo ” - ja_kitty_71