Adaptations of Epic Proportions

The start of something epically profound. I eat such movies right after I eat their books.
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The Hunger Games (2012)
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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
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An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Life of Pi (2012)
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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
The Summoning (2014)
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A group of friends set out on a road trip to "the party of the century" in the middle of nowhere, but on the way, they break down and find themselves being hunted for a satanic ritual.
Director: Curtis Schultz
Now Is Good (2012)
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A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity. (103 mins.)
Director: Ol Parker
Siren (2013)
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Leigh has lived a reclusive existence in a secluded old home on the outskirts of town for her entire adult life. You see, Leigh has excreted extremely potent pheromones. (93 mins.)
Director: Jesse Peyronel
Shiver (????)
A teenage werewolf falls for a girl, who helps him find a way to become human.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
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When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World. (130 mins.)
Director: Harald Zwart
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
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Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (146 mins.)
Warm Bodies (2013)
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After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
Delirium (2013)
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An heir to a shipping fortune wakes up with amnesia. He discovers that his sister has been kidnapped, his father is unwilling to pay the ransom, and Interpol and the Russian mob after him. (76 mins.)
Director: Lee Roy Kunz
The Great Gatsby (2013)
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A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. (143 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
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Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. (124 mins.)
Firelight (????)
A young girl who is descended from a line of dragons who can take human form puts her entire family at risk when she falls for a member of a secret dragon-hunting society.
Carrie (2013)
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A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. (100 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (????)
In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve...
Director: Kate Maberly
Paranormalcy (????)
Paranormalcy is the story of Evie, a teenage girl who tracks and tags supernatural creatures for an international agency...
The Host (2013)
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When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. (125 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
Legend (????)
Set in a future where North America is split into two warring nations, Day and June are on opposite sides of the battle who uncover a hidden truth about their respective leaders.
Vampire Academy (2014)
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Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. (104 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
How I Live Now (2013)
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An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her. (101 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Thirteen Reasons Why (2016 TV Series)
Thirteen Reasons Why, based on the best-selling series by Jay Asher, follows teenager Clay Jensen in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush Hannah's decision to end her own life.
The Maze Runner (2014)
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Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape. (113 mins.)
Director: Wes Ball
The Long Walk (????)
John Blake walks out of his wife Lucy's funeral and starts walking, knowing that if he stops he will be forced to face the reality of what has happened. If he stops it all becomes real.
Director: Andrew Cull
Ender's Game (2013)
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Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion. (114 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
The Color Purple (????)
Musical adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about the life-long struggles of an African American woman living in the south during the early 1900s.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
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Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies. (108 mins.)
Director: Burr Steers
Savvy (????)
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Labor Day (2013)
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Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited. (111 mins.)
Director: Jason Reitman
The Spectacular Now (2013)
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A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl." (95 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
Innocence (2014)
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A young woman discovers her elite Manhattan preparatory school harbors a dark secret. (96 mins.)
Director: Hilary Brougher
Effie Gray (2014)
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A look at the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride Effie Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. (104 mins.)
Director: Richard Laxton
Your Voice in My Head (????)
A self-destructive writer struggles with her personal issues and embarks on the difficult road to recovery.
Divergent (2014)
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In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late. (139 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
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Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. (123 mins.)
Chaos Walking (2018)
A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others' thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.
Director: Doug Liman
The Alchemist (????)
A shepherd leaves Spain in search of a treasure in the Egyptian pyramids and meets various spiritual messengers along the way.
Gone (????)
After the strange disappearance of anyone over the age of 14 and being cut off from the outside world, a large group of kids are forced to survive, receiving strange supernatural powers in the process.
Maximum Ride (2016)
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Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight around the country to discover their origins. (88 mins.)
Director: Jay Martin
Earthseed (????)
As humankind conducts a project to find a new planet to colonize, a group of specialized teenagers are sent into space to test out a simulated Earth environment.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
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As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance. (137 mins.)
Mirkwood (????)
A fictionalized account of the life of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" author, JRR Tolkien.
A Great and Terrible Beauty (????)
Led by her visions and the spirit of her dead mother, Gemma Doyle takes her boarding school clique deep into mystical realms controlled by an ancient group of women.
The Marriage Plot (????)
A trio of college friends in the early 1980s find themselves in a love triangle.
The Scorpio Races (????)
Set in a mythical world, riders compete in a race with their water horses.
Director: Matt Sobel
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
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When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers. (127 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
The Night Circus (????)
A story set in a mysterious circus and centered around two young magicians vying for supremacy under the close watch of their respective instructors.
Fallen (2016)
A young girl finds herself in a reform school after therapy since she was blamed for the death of a young boy. At the school she finds herself drawn to a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel, and has loved her for thousands of years.
Director: Scott Hicks
If I Stay (2014)
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Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on. (107 mins.)
Director: R.J. Cutler
The Book Thief (2013)
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While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents. (131 mins.)
Director: Brian Percival
The Bell Jar (2017)
A young woman finds her life spiraling out of control as she struggles with mental illness.
Director: Kirsten Dunst
Blood Red Road (????)
Saba is living a life of isolation with her father, her twin brother Lugh and her sister Emmi. She never...
The Giver (2014)
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In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world. (97 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
The Sky Is Everywhere (????)
A shy, teenage musician tries to keep things together in the aftermath of her older, more outgoing sister's death.
I'd Tell You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (????)
A teenage girl attending a spy-training academy tries to solve the the mystery of her father's death while keeping her a secret from a boy who doesn't know she's a spy. Based on a a young-adult novel by Ally Carter.
My Name Is Memory (????)
A young couple discover their souls have been reincarnated over hundreds of years. Based on the novel by Ann Brashares.
Wake (????)
A thriller that follows Janie Hannagan, a young woman who has the ability to enter other people's dreams.
Unwind (????)
Three teens, slated to be Unwound, run for their lives in a dystopian future that is too close for comfort.
Director: Roger Avary
The Luxe (????)
A look at the lives of four teenagers living in 19th century New York City.
Forgotten (????)
London Lane has her memory is erased at 4:33 every night, enabling her to remember only events from her future. Problems arise when she meets a boy and she can't find him in her future memories.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone (????)
A young art student embarks an an unusual family quest where she encounters unexpected. ethereal spirits.
Director: Michael Gracey
Incarceron (????)
A young imprisoned boy named Finn and the Warden's daughter, Claudia, find a key that holds the way to freedom for both of them.
Pure (????)
Heist Society (????)
A young woman who comes from a family of thieves looks to prove her father's innocence when he's named the prime suspect in a case involving a mobster's stolen art collection.
Before I Fall (2017)
February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's in danger of losing.
Director: Ry Russo-Young
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
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A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rowan Joffe
Darkfever (????)
An American woman searching for her sister's killer in Ireland becomes involved in a world of vampires and other fantastic creatures.
This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein (????)
A young Victor Frankenstein and his friend embark on a quest to find rare ingredients for a magical elixir that will save his brother.
Matched (????)
In a future society, officials choose your job, your spouse, and when you die. After a young girl (Cassia) is "matched" with her best friend (Xander), things go crazy and Cassia must choose between love and order.
Director: Jon M. Chu
Shadow and Bone (????)
A young woman with newfound powers tries to save her land from a powerful, evil force.
Rosaline (????)
A comedic retelling of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," told from the point of view of Romeo's jilted ex, Rosaline, the woman Romeo first claims to love before he falls for Juliet.
Director: Alex Timbers
Why We Broke Up (????)
A high school girl falls for an upperclassman, whose the captain of the basketball team, but their whirlwind romance comes to a screeching halt.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
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Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam. (126 mins.)
Director: Josh Boone
The Raven Boys (????)
A girl from a family of psychics falls for a boy whom she was told would suffer a horrible fate.
Angelfall (????)
Six weeks after angels of the apocalypse descend to demolish the modern world, street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night...
Blood of Eden (????)
Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food...
Origin (????)
The age-old desire to live forever, no matter the cost.
Hourglass (????)
A teenager with visions of the past meets a young man who can see into the future.
Tiger's Curse (????)
Kelsey Hayes gets sucked into a 300-year-old Indian curse when she encounters a mysterious white tiger named Ren at a local circus. Finding herself halfway around the world she comes face-to-face with dark forces and spellbinding magic.
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Arclight (????)
A young, lonely survivor in a post-apocalyptic future searches for a way out of the darkness without any memory of how she arrived there.
The Looking Glass Wars (????)
When Alyss' evil aunt Redd storms the province of Wonderland, Alyss finds herself stranded on a wierd place humans call England...
The Diviners (????)
A group of young people living in New York during the 1920s are bestowed with magical powers.
Monument 14 (????)
A group of teens living in a post-apocalyptic world become trapped in a giant store.
Director: Sandy Widyanata
Wicked (????)
A woman who learns she is a descendant from a line of powerful witches.
Beautiful Disaster (????)
College freshman, Abby, tries to distance herself from her dark past while resisting her attraction to bad boy, Travis.
Dash and Lily's Book of Dares (????)
Left alone in New York City during the holidays, Dash and Lily embark on a strange journey after one of them finds the other's red notebook.
Break My Heart 1000 Times (2017)
Set nine years after an apocalyptic event that killed millions and left the world inhabited by ghosts.
Director: Scott Speer
The Iron Trial (????)
A boy named Callum Hunt breaks three important rules about magic that sets off a series of unintended consequences and adventures.
Soul Seekers (????)
A teenage girl living with her grandmother in New Mexico discovers she has the ability to navigate between the world of the living and the dead.
A Discovery of Witches (????)
Two lovers, young witch Diana Bishop and vampire Matthew Clairmont,have a dangerous adventure trying to find the very precious book "Ashmole 782" which brought them together and contains some of the biggest ever existing secrets.
The 100 (2014 TV Series)
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Set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet. (43 mins.)
Gone Girl (2014)
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With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. (149 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
Reconstructing Amelia (???? TV Movie)
A working, single mom in Brooklyn struggles to cope with the death of her daughter.
Horns (2013)
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In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his temples. (120 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
Serena (2014)
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In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton's timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena. (109 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
The Monuments Men (2014)
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An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. (118 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Robopocalypse (????)
A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising.
The 5th Wave (2016)
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Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. (112 mins.)
Director: J Blakeson