I love a good movie about a book. It adds another dimension to the story of the movie since we can’t get our hands on the book (in most cases) leaving us with an unfulfillable desire to discover the contents of the book.
Here are some of my favourite movies that centre around a book or books.
A teenage girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook’s hero. – IMDB
A cowardly boy, who buries himself in accident statistics, enters a library to escape a storm, only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real-life. – IMDB
The Ninth Gate
A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones. – IMDB
The Princess Bride
While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. – IMDB
The Never-Ending Story
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. – IMDB
The story of how the novel “Mrs. Dalloway” affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. – IMDB
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
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. – IMDB
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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. – IMDB
The Evil Dead
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. – IMDB
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I had no idea The Great Gatsby was so short!
Thank you so much!!
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