Great books and great movies have one thing in common. They both offer entertainment that will embrace readers and viewers. You’ll love this list of ten great books turned into family-friendly movies! From laughter to tears, the following movies are ones that you will want to make sure and see…
#10 – Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is a thrilling, fast-paced adventure series set in present day London, basked on the novel written by Arthur Conan Doyle. The novel lover to the movie enthusiast will not be disappointed in the movie that has recently come to life. You will not want to miss this one!
#9 – Winnie The Pooh
Winnie The Pooh is a classic adventure in itself. Families of all ages have enjoyed stories of Winnie The Pooh and gang for years that are written by A.A.Milne. Walt Disney Animation Studios presents a heartwarming original movie that all families will want to have in their cabinet for years to come.
This great movie, written by J.R.R. Tolkien offers suspense, darkness, evil, as well as danger in both the novel and the movie. The movie captures an epic quest and is sure to thrill both readers of the book and viewers of this fascinating movie. Once you being, you’ll want to see the succeeding series, as well. You won’t be disappointed!
#7 – The Wizard of Oz
Written by L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz has been a classic for years. The illustrations in the book are stunning, and are even stronger when they are brought to life in this classic family movie. Most importantly, there is no place like home.
#6 – The Hunger Games
This movie became a best selling novel and quickly became a hit at the box office. The Hunger Games will pull you in. The movie is played out so viewers who never read the books will have no problem understanding what is happening. Compassion and humanity are brought to life in the movie; which is somewhat intense and leaves much for the imagination.
# 5 – The Help
Written by #1 New York Times best selling author Kathryn Stockett, The Help comes to life in a movie. The phenomenal cast is one that will inspire, encourage, and empower everyone. The movie is equally as creative as the book.
#4 – Dear John
This love story truly shows a test of time through numerous love letters. The movie is based on the bestselling novel, Dear John. This movie is a must see for the timeless romantic, as the movie will warm your heart.
#3 – The Lorax
Written by the ever famous Dr. Suess, The Lorax should be a classic book in any family library. This passionate story was brought to the big screen in 2012, and offers the view of how beautiful nature is and how the Lorax truly comes to life. The animation shared in this movie is truly impressive!
#2 – Twilight
This movie offers a dangerous twist to the classic story of star crossed lovers. The movie brings life to the characters and the whole story that is so passionately shared in the book. If you have read this book, Twilight is a must see movie for you! And, if you love series, this and the movies that follow are truly addicting.
The Harry Potter series is sure to please someone looking for adventure! J.K. Rowling’s delightful best-sellling books, turned into movies will surround you with rich characters, lavish surroundings, amazing story telling, and more! You’ll be hooked until you’re able to see the entire series!
There you have it. We have a fabulous list of ten great books that have been turned into movies that you will be sure to enjoy. Often times a person must read a book before they view a movie that was taken from a book… not so in the case of the above ten. Although, once you see the movie, you may find yourself making a trip to your local library to read the book yourself 😉 ! Enjoy these family friendly movies and break out a bowl or two of popcorn, as well.